Beaver Brae
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1400 Ninth St. N., Kenora, ON P9N 2T7
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Tracey Benoit, Principal
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Monday, April 24, 2017

Day 1

 

A reminder to co-op students that they have in session Tuesday April 25 in room 255, in their regular co-op block.

Could all 9-12 students in Miss Newman’s drama classes this semester come to the main gym after announcements for a theatrical performance by Roseneath theatre.

All Reach for the Top team members are asked to meet in room 305 at 12:00 noon so we can get a yearbook photo taken.

There are 4 seats available to go to The Enterprise Olympics in Thunder Bay May 2nd-5th. Pick up the information booklet with permission form from the office or see Mrs. Gander in room 206 today.

Interested in learning how to row? The Kenora Rowing Club is offering a 6 week high school program to introduce new athletes to the sport of rowing. The program will start on May 4th and run until June 7th. Any interested individuals should drop by the main office to pick up a registration form and sign up. The cost is $170.00 for the six-week program.

Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

The Library will be closed during lunch and all afternoon today due to Skills Ontario presentations

The Library will be closed all day Tuesday April 25th due to Celebrity Reading Day

The Library will be closed all day Thursday April 27th including the lunch hour due to the Health Unit immunizations

The Library will be closed all day Friday April 28th due to the Health Unit Immunizations in the morning and Celebrity Reading Day in the afternoon.

A representative from Confederation College will be at BBSS on Wednesday, April 26th at 10:15 to discuss programs to interested grade 11/12 students.  If you’ve applied or are thinking of applying to Confederation, this presentation will have valuable information for you.  For more details, please visit Student Services.

There are two new opportunities for students needing volunteer hours. The first is to help clean up the downtown core in preparation for May long weekend. Students are needed on May 15th to 18th from 4-6pm. The second is to help prepare gardening beds for the citizens of Parkview Apartments. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for more information on either activity.

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

Prom 2017 is quickly approaching.  Do you have your dress yet?  Do you have a suit to wear?  No need to spend hundreds of dollars on a new outfit.  There are many, many beautiful dresses and men’s suits in the BB Library….and they are free for you to take and wear on that special occasion.   Everyone is welcome to go see what is available.  The library is also accepting donations of dresses.  If you have a dress that you will not wear again, donate it to the bb collection and spread the happiness to others.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

 

Day 5

 

 

 

Congratulations to Johnny Houlden and Eric Nelson who capped off an excellent high school badminton career by winning a bronze medal at the NWOSSAA tourney held in Wawa this week. Eric and Johnny’s efforts secure their place as a top three seed for senior boys doubles badminton in all of Northwestern Ontario. 

 

Any students who participated in the safeTALK training yesterday are asked to pick up their certificates from Ms. Quistberg today.

 

Frozen treats will be on sale today at the top of the atrium at 11:30 am. Come support our French students as they fundraiser for their trip to Quebec.

 

Interested in learning how to row? The Kenora Rowing Club is offering a 6 week high school program to introduce new athletes to the sport of rowing. The program will start on May 4th and run until June 7th. Any interested individuals should drop by the main office to pick up a registration form and sign up. The cost is $170.00 for the six week program.  Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

 

The Library will be closed during lunch and all afternoon on Monday April 24th due to Skills Ontario presentations

 

The Library will be closed all day Tuesday April 25th due to Celebrity Reading Day

 

The Library will be closed all day Thursday April 27th including the lunch hour due to the Health Unit immunizations

 

The Library will be closed all day Friday April 28th  due to the Health Unit Immunizations in the morning and Celebrity Reading Day in the afternoon.

 

If you need volunteer hours, Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. Any grads who missed the meeting and would like grad tickets to sell please see Mrs. Parker in room 218 at lunch.

 

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing tomorrow  from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

 

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

 

 

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Day 4

  

Health and wellness students are reminded of the safe talk training today at 9:00a.m. in Room 255.

It's popcorn day today!! We had to take last week off but we are back for Thursday popcorn days. Limited bags available so get yours at the start of lunch today from your friendly cheerleaders.

If you need volunteer hours, Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. Any grads who missed the meeting and would like grad tickets to sell please see Mrs. Parker in room 218 at lunch.

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing on April 22nd from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

Any secondary student who is the son, daughter or ward of a member of the Carpenters’ Local Union 1669 may be eligible for a bursary. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional information.

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Day 3

 

Badminton team members are reminded of the yearbook photo being taken today at 11:30 in the main gym – please remember to have your team jerseys!

Also all members of the Cross Country team please meet in the gym at 11:30 today for your yearbook photo.

If you need volunteer hours, Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. Any grads who missed the meeting and would like grad tickets to sell please see Mrs. Parker in room 218 at lunch.

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing on April 22nd from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

Any secondary student who is the son, daughter or ward of a member of the Carpenters’ Local Union 1669 may be eligible for a bursary. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional information.

Today we wish good luck to the Intermediate choir who will be singing at the Festival of the Arts, and have worked hard to prepare for it! Students in the choir are reminded to be waiting at the atrium doors at 1 pm.

Good Fortune is also singing in the festival today and is competing for a trophy, which Beaver Brae has won now for well over 10 years! Good luck, Good Fortune, and you are reminded to be waiting for your ride at 1 pm or 1:45, and to let Mrs. McIntosh know which ride you will be taking.

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Day 2

 

Badminton team members are reminded of the yearbook photo being taken tomorrow at 11:30 in the main gym – please remember to have your team jerseys!

If you need volunteer hours, Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. Any grads who missed the meeting and would like grad tickets to sell please see Mrs. Parker in room 218 at lunch.

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing on April 22nd from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

Any secondary student who is the son, daughter or ward of a member of the Carpenters’ Local Union 1669 may be eligible for a bursary. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional information.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Day 4

 

Congratulations to the Bronco Badminton Team players who competed in the NORWOSSA tournament yesterday against 11 other high schools.  All players should be proud of their determined performances as everyone placed within the top 5 in their respective divisions, capped off by Johnny Houlden and Eric Nelson’s gold medal performance in Senior Boys Doubles.  Johnny and Eric will now take the 1000 kilometre road to Wawa to compete against the best of all Northwestern Ontario in the NWOSSAA tourney to see if they can qualify for OFSAA. 

 

Badminton practice is cancelled for tonight, but all team members are reminded of the yearbook photo being taken next Wednesday – please remember to have your team jerseys for that event!

 

Attention intermediate students. There is a badminton practice today at lunch in the main gym, from 11:30-12:15.

 

Attention Grade 7 soccer players. You have a practice today after school. You will be dismissed from class at 3pm, to catch the bus to the Sportsplex. The bus leaves at 3:15pm-sharp.

 

Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. If you need volunteer hours.  Any grads who missed the meeting and would like grad tickets to sell please see Mrs. Parker in room 218 at lunch.

 

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing on April 22nd from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

 

They are still looking for volunteers for the Easter Egg hunt this Saturday at the Harbourfront!! High school students who need their hours please contact Sherry Poulin or Best Way Rentals to sign up!!  This is an opportunity for 6 or more hours!!!!

 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

 

The Northwest Business Centre is offering a grant to secondary students interested in starting their own summer company. Any students who are returning to school in the fall and have a business plan or idea are asked to see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. The deadline to apply in April 28th.

 

Any Indigenous youth interested in creative writing are encouraged to enter the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Award. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Interested students are asked to see Ahnika in the 4D room, or Ms. Paishk, Ms. Holmstrom or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

 

Any secondary student who is the son, daughter or ward of a member of the Carpenters’ Local Union 1669 may be eligible for a bursary. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional information.

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Day 3

 

There will be a grad meeting for all potential graduates today at 11:00am. Students will be called out of class. If you can’t make this meeting, please let Mr. Jutila or Ms. Quistberg know.

Mrs. Parker is looking for students to sell safe grad tickets. If you need volunteer hours, please see Mrs. Parker.

Confederation College is looking for 6 students to help be by standers for the Paramedic Program GRS Testing on April 22nd from 8:30-5pm. Please see the poster on the office window.  Great way to get volunteer hours, the deadline is April 19th.

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre. 

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Day 2

 

Attention intermediate students. There is a badminton practice today at lunch in the main gym, from 11:30-12:15.

Grade 8 soccer players. You have a practice today after school. You will be dismissed from class at 3pm, to catch the bus to the Sportsplex. The bus leaves at 3:15pm-sharp.

Tomorrow at 10:30, the senior level drama class will be performing The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza! 9-12 students can buy tickets in the atrium at lunch for two dollars. Don’t miss the chance to see this hilarious look at the classic figures and stories of Greek Mythology!

There will be a grad meeting for all potential graduates this Wednesday, at 11:00am. Students will be called out of class. If you can’t make this meeting, please let Mr. Jutila or Ms. Quistberg know.

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

All intermediate students please report to the cafeteria after morning attendance. 

Monday, April 10, 2017

 

Day 1

 

 

 

Many of our Beaver Brae athletes that are on the Kenora All Stars cheer team were at the Canadian national cheerleading championships in Niagara Falls this weekend. Both teams placed 7th in their divisions, which is an improvement from last year, and an amazing achievement. They will be performing in Kenora this Thursday night at an end of year show. There is lots of hard work and dedication from this group of athletes. A special mention and thanks to graduating cheerleader Naomi Allan who has been an important part of this club her entire life. 

 

There will be a grad meeting for all potential graduates this Wednesday, at 11:00am. Students will be called out of class. If you can’t make this meeting, please let Mr. Jutila or Ms. Quistberg know.

 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

 

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

 

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Day 5

Ms. Quistberg is offering Safetalk for Health and Wellness students on April 20th.  SHSM students who are interested should sign up in the main office.  Spaces are limited. 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

 

Day 4

 

 

 

The Bronco Badminton team took their light sabres to the NORWOSSA qualifying tournament in Sioux Lookout yesterday and slashed many birds with forceful swings.  The competition was strong, but the Broncos had many good performances and qualified ten players for the NORWOSSA tourney happening here next Wednesday.  Team members are reminded of their practice tonight from 4:45-6:15.

 

Popcorn day is today - yeehaw.  Even though the cheerleaders are in Niagara Falls at Nationals, you can still purchase popcorn today.  Come to the atruim early as we sell out fast $1 per bag

 

Attention all North Star volleyball players. The Open practice today after school has been cancelled.

 

Attention intermediate students. There is a badminton practice today at lunch in the main gym, from 11:30-12:15.

 

Attention intermediate soccer players. Your first soccer practice is today after school. You will be dismissed from class at 3pm, to catch the bus to the Sportsplex. The bus leaves at 3:15pm-sharp. You must hand in your permission form to Mr. Milko in order to participate.

 

Ms. Quistberg is offering Safetalk for Health and Wellness students on April 20th.  SHSM students who are interested should sign up in the main office.  Spaces are limited. 

 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

 

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

 

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Day 3

 

There will be a spirit club meeting today at 11:30 in room 316. See you there.

Attn Grade 8 Travel Club: This is a last minute call for Vesey's bulbs orders. Please hand in all flower orders to Miss Kivisto in room 215 by 9am today.

Ms. Quistberg is offering Safetalk for Health and Wellness students on April 20th.  SHSM students who are interested should sign up in the main office.  Spaces are limited. 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

Day 2

 

 

 

Congratulations to Drake Derouard, Mike McDonald and Clark Boucha for attending the regional skills competition this past weekend in Thunder Bay.  Clark Boucha placed second in the small engines and qualified to attend the provincial competition in Toronto in May. 

 

Attention intermediate students. badminton practice has been cancelled  today at lunch.  Also, Grade 8 soccer players will be dismissed 5min early at the end of the day to catch the bus to the Sportsplex. Be at the bus no later than 3:15. If you haven't handed your permission form in, it must be handed in to Mr. Milko today in order to catch the bus to the Sportplex. 

 

Attention all high school badminton players: athletes who have not picked up NorWOSSA forms are asked to see Darth Jutila in student services today. Forms must be returned in order to allow athletes to travel to the badminton qualifier in Sioux Lookout tomorrow.  Bus leaves at 6:00 a.m.!  Last Chance practice is on tonight from 5:00 – 6:00 pm for those players who can attend.

 

The Kenora District Festival of the Arts is running April 3-26th with a highlight concert on Saturday, April 29th @ 7pm.  Any students participating in the visual arts portion are invited to an Artist reception on April 13th @ 7pm at the Discovery Centre.

 

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

 

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Day 1

 

Attention all intermediate students who want to play soccer. You must turn in your permission form to Mr. Milko before you can start practicing, and practices start this week! Grade 8s start tomorrow and Grade 7s start on Thursday. Remember, the bus leaves at 3:20 from the bus stop. See Mr. Milko if you have ANY questions.

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Day 5

 

Archery practice today after school in the small gym from 3:30 - 4:30pm

 

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

 

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

 

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

 

The Mom’s Day Sale is looking for volunteers on May 6th between the hours of 8:30am-2pm at the Clarion.  Please call Christie Crans at (204) 770-1913.

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Day 4

 

Good luck to our OSSLT writers today. 

Reminder for all boys interested in playing high school soccer. Final tryouts are today, 330, at the indoor soccer complex.

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application. 

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

Kenora Minor Hockey is looking for volunteers for their banquet on April 29th between the hours of 5-10pm.  Please contact Adrianna Francis @ 464-1892.

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Day 3

Would any students like to be part of an online Envirothon challenge?  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar as soon as possible if you are interested.

 

Members of the grade 7-8 boys basketball teams are invited to a brief meeting today at 11:35 in room 320.

 

Attention intermediate students. If you signed up to play soccer, there is a very important meeting today in RM 320 at the beginning of lunch.

 

Baseball registration is tonight from 6-8 here at Beaver Brae and they need players of all ages?  Tonight and April 4th are the dates. 

 

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

 

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

 

Attention students needing community hours: Six students are required to babysit today from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The babysitting will take place at Evergreen School. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional details. 

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Day 2

 

Today at lunch there is intermediate badminton in the Main gym. All grade 7 and 8 boys and girls are encouraged to participate. Practice will start at the beginning of lunch and end at 12:15.

The Open Doors after school program is happening today in the small gym at 3:30pm.

Model United Nations students are reminded of their information session today at lunch hour with Mr. Retson from Rotary, in room 305.

Would any students like to be part of an online Envirothon challenge?  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar as soon as possible if you are interested.

It is the Last week of Bronco Girl's Soccer Tryouts. Girl's in Grades 9 -12 interested in playing soccer there is a mandatory session today from 4:30 - 6pm at the Indoor Soccer Complex.

Members of the grade 7-8 boys basketball teams are invited to a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 29 at 11:35 in room 320.

Attention all intermediate students. Do you want to play on the intermediate soccer team? Then make sure you sign up! The soccer sign-ups are posted in the intermediate stairwell and will be posted until the end of today.

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

Attention students needing community hours: Six students are required to babysit Wednesday (March 29th) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The babysitting will take place at Evergreen School. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional details.

Do you need volunteer hours or want to actively participate in a community event? The Service Club Committee is hosting a Push for Change spaghetti dinner and they need several volunteers today from 5-7 pm to help set up tables at the Legion and Thursday, March 30 from 5-9:30 to help with the dinner and clean up. If you are interested, please sign up in the main office by today. If you need volunteer hours to graduate, this is a great opportunity for you. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Roulston or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

 

Day 1

 

Would any students like to be part of an online Envirothon challenge?  Please see Mrs. Wagenaar as soon as possible if you are interested.

 

It is the Last week of Bronco Girl's Soccer Tryouts. Girl's in Grades 9 -12 interested in playing soccer there is a mandatory session tomorrow from 4:30 - 6pm at the Indoor Soccer Complex.

 

Members of the grade 7-8 boys basketball teams are invited to a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 29 at 11:35 in room 320.

 

Attention all intermediate students. Do you want to play on the intermediate soccer team? Then make sure you sign up! The soccer sign-ups are posted in the intermediate stairwell and will be posted until tomorrow.

 

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

 

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

 

 Attention students needing community hours: Six students are required to babysit next Wednesday (March 29th) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The babysitting will take place at Evergreen School. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional details.

 

Do you need volunteer hours or want to actively participate in a community event? The Service Club Committee is hosting a Push for Change spaghetti dinner and they need several volunteers for Tuesday, March 28 from 5-7 pm to help set up tables at the Legion and Thursday, March 30 from 5-9:30 to help with the dinner and clean up. If you are interested, please sign up in the main office by Tuesday. If you need volunteer hours to graduate, this is a great opportunity for you. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Roulston or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services.

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Day 5

Attention all intermediate students. Do you want to play on the intermediate soccer team? Then make sure you sign up! The soccer sign-ups are posted in the intermediate stairwell and will be posted until Tuesday

There is Archery practice today after school in the small gym from 3:30-5.

Working at Heights certification will be offered March 28th and 29th at Beaver Brae for SHSM Construction or Transportation students.  Please see Mrs. Bichon in the Co-op office ASAP as enrolment is limited. 

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

Attention students needing community hours: Six students are required to babysit next Wednesday (March 29th) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The babysitting will take place at Evergreen School. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services for additional details.

Do you need volunteer hours or want to actively participate in a community event? The Service Club Committee is hosting a Push for Change spaghetti dinner and they need several volunteers for Tuesday, March 28 from 5-7 pm to help set up tables at the Legion and Thursday, March 30 from 5-9:30 to help with the dinner and clean up. If you are interested, please sign up in the main office by Tuesday. If you need volunteer hours to graduate, this is a great opportunity for you. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Roulston or Ms. Quistberg in Student Services. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Day 4

Today at lunch in the main gym there is an intermediate badminton practice for all intermediate boys and girls who want to play badminton. Come with a friend or by yourself, and learn a new sport. Students who practice regularly will get to play in a badminton tournament at the end of April at Beaver Brae.

The Kenora North Stars volleyball practice today after school has been cancelled.

Tonight’s high school badminton practice is cancelled today. 

Working at Heights certification will be offered March 28th and 29th at Beaver Brae for SHSM Construction or Transportation students.  Please see Mrs. Bichon in the Co-op office ASAP as enrolment is limited. 

 Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Day 3

 

Badminton practices continue today at 3:30 and Thursday at 4:45 for all team players.  The junior team roster has been posted on the main office window, and the senior team list will be there very soon.  Players with questions should visit Darth Jutila in student services.

There will be a spirit club meeting today from 11:30-12 in room 316. Please note the date and time change spirit club members.

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

 

St. John Ambulance is offering a Babysitting course on Saturday, April 1st, see the poster on the office window and come get a registration form in the office.

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Day 2

 

Chad O’Halloran, an undergraduate recruitment officer from Lakehead University, will be in student services during period 2 today to meet with any LU applicants or others interested in attending Lakehead next fall.  Please ask your teachers for permission to come down and discuss application/acceptance procedures with Chad.

 

Today at lunch in the main gym, will be the first intermediate badminton practice. Practices are mandatory if you want to play in the tournament at the end of April. If you have any questions, please talk to Mr. Milko.

 

Ms. Bennett would like to remind her 14U Club Volleyball team of practice today at 3:30 pm. See you then!

 

The first Bronco Girls Soccer tryout will take place today from 3:30 - 4:30pm and the boys will be at 4:30 at the Indoor Soccer Complex. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Mejia or Mr. Sparkman.

 

Badminton practices continue tomorrow at 3:30 and Thursday at 4:45 for all team players.  The junior team roster has been posted on the main office window, and the senior team list will be there very soon.  Players with questions should visit Darth Jutila in student services.

 

There will be a spirit club meeting tomorrow from 11:30-12 in room 316. Please note the date and time change spirit club members.

 

Any graduating students who were registered under HNO (Hockey Northwestern Ontario) for the 2016-17 year, are eligible to apply for the Arnold Southern Memorial Bursary. The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017. Please see student services for an application.

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Day 1

 

Ms. Paishk’s field trip has been cancelled for today.

The first Bronco Girls Soccer Tryouts will take place tomorrow Tuesday March 21st from 3:30 - 4:30pm at the Indoor Soccer Complex. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Mejia or Mr. Sparkman.

Welcome back intermediate students. Please see the new and exciting information posted in the intermediate stairwell. You will see badminton team sign-ups, and the lunch-time gym schedule. The first badminton practice is tomorrow at lunch. Don’t miss out!

All high school students who applied to the LEAP program at UCLA this summer, are asked to meet in the Cafeteria at the beginning of 2nd period today. There will be important information relayed to all applicants, and award winners will be announced.

There will be a spirit club meeting Wednesday 11:30-12 in room 316. Please note the date and time change spirit club members.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

 

Day 4

 

 

 

Our Bronco intermediate basketball teams had strong showings in yesterday's season finale. The girls grabbed a second place finish, and our Purple Two boys team fought hard but missed a spot in the final by one basket. In the boys title game, our Purple One guys claimed the tournament championship with a convincing win. Congratulations to all intermediate players on a rewarding and fun season! Your coaches are proud of you.

 

Today’s the day you have been waiting for- its popcorn day!  Come to the atrium at the start of lunch to be sure you get your freshly popped bag of popcorn for only $1.00.

 

Today at lunch is the long-awaited Students vs Teachers Floorball game. In the Main gym at lunch, the Intermediate Floorball champions, otherwise known as the Rubber Puckies, will take on the undefeated Teachers. The bleachers will be pulled out, and all students and staff are encouraged to come and watch. Good Luck to both teams!

 

Badminton tryouts for the senior team (gr11/12) will be today from 3:30 – 5:00. 

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Day 3

 

Badminton tryouts continue this week! Junior team (gr 9/10) tryouts will be today from 3:30-5:00, and senior team (gr11/12) tryouts will be Thursday 3:30 – 5:00.  If you have questions, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

 

Day 2

 

 

Alice in wonderland rehearsal is cancelled after school due to the busses.

 

There will be a brief meeting for all Italy trip participants in room 215 at lunch today. All must attend.

 

There will be a Bronco girls soccer meeting today in the health room at the beginning of lunch.

 

Badminton tryouts continue this week! Junior team (gr 9/10) tryouts will be Wednesday from 3:30-5:00, and senior team (gr11/12) tryouts will be today (4:45-6:15) and Thursday 3:30 – 5:00.  If you have questions, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Day 1

 

Today at lunch, both semi-final games in floor ball will take place in the small gym. The Kung Fu Pandas will take on The Typhoons right at the beginning of lunch. Team Ace will take on the Kung Fu Pandas at noon sharp! The winning teams today will play in the finals tomorrow at lunch. The Champions of the tournament will take on the undefeated Teachers on Thursday. Good luck to all remaining teams!

There will be a brief meeting for all Italy trip participants in room 215 at lunch on Tuesday. all must attend.

There will be a Bronco girls soccer meeting tomorrow Tuesday March 7 in the health room at the beginning of lunch.

Badminton tryouts continue this week! Junior team (gr 9/10) tryouts will be today and Wednesday from 3:30-5:00, and senior team (gr11/12) tryouts will be Tuesday (4:45-6:15) and Thursday 3:30 – 5:00.  If you have questions, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

Friday, March 3, 2017

 

Day 5

 

Any first semester phys. Ed. Students interested in attending the ski trip next Tuesday, March 7th are asked to see Mr. Penner or Mr. McDonald for a permission form.

 

Archery Practice today after school in the small gym from 3:30-5. All students are welcome.

 

The sleep out challenge is happening today at the Whitecap Pavilion from 5 p.m. till 2 a.m. We will be under the Whitecap selling popcorn and t-shirts during the fireworks to raise donations. Several community partners will be staying in cardboard boxes to raise funds during this time as well. We plan to have several videos with reference to Joe Roberts playing on a TV to bring attention to Push for Change. Come join us.

 

Badminton tryouts continue next week! Junior team (gr 9/10) tryouts will be next Monday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:00, and senior team (gr11/12) tryouts will be next Tuesday (4:45-6:15) and next Thursday 3:30 – 5:00.  If you have questions, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Day 4

 

Big showbiz news!!!!! Today in Student Services will be the 75th, or maybe the 80th beaver brae coffee house! There will be excellent entertainment and a chance to win caf cash by singing a karaoke tune! Why WOULDN”T you come out? Performers please report to the music room at 11:15 for setup

 

A reminder to all of the cheerleaders to meet in the library for lunch today. The Library will be closed for the lunch hour.

Today is popcorn day!  Come down to the atrium at lunch today to get your fresh popcorn served up by your friendly Bronco Cheerleaders!

The Floor Ball intramurals game today has been postponed. Please check the schedule in the intermediate stairwell for the new date.

Any first semester phys. Ed. Students interested in attending the ski trip next Tuesday, March 7th are asked to see Mr. Penner or Mr. McDonald for a permission form.

Bronco Badminton tryouts are tonight at 4:45-6:15.  For more information, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 

Day 3

 

 

 

Coffee House is back tomorrow! Come on out to Student services for a lunchtime of great entertainment. And who will take the karaoke prize this time? Bring your lunch and find out!

 

This is a reminder that there is a celebration luncheon for the Bronco Cheer team that achieved a bronze medal at the World Highschool Cheerleading Championships.  It will take place in the library tomorrow Thursday March 2at 11:45.  Please wear your purple worlds tshirts, your medals and your Disney ears if possible.

 

Junior Reach for the Top went to Winnipeg, on Monday and Seniors on Tuesday and did a fine job representing Beaver Brae The Seniors are 5 and 5 and still in the hunt for a provincial final birth. Congrats to the team.

 

Any first semester phys. Ed. Students interested in attending the ski trip next Tuesday, March 7th are asked to see Mr. Penner or Mr. McDonald for a permission form.

 

Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. Practices continue on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday’s until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

 

Bronco Badminton tryouts are tonight at 3:30 and Thursday from 4:45-6:15.  For more information, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Day 2

 A reminder to all GRADE 8 Travel Club student that there will be a BRIEF meeting today at 11:40 in the student lounge.

Attendance is mandatory, as we will be going over important information regarding the upcoming trip. Please bring your lunch and be on time.

Any first semester phys. Ed. Students interested in attending the ski trip next Tuesday, March 7th are asked to see Mr. Penner or Mr. McDonald for a permission form.

 Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. Practices continue on Monday, Wednesday’s, and Friday until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

Bronco Badminton tryouts are cancelled tonight but will resume on Wednesday at 3:30 in the main gym.  Thursdays practice will run from 4:45-6:15.  For more information, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Day 1

 

Mr. Penner's Outdoor Ed class is to report to the health room for class today.

Today's Boy's Hockey Academy bus will be at the school at 2:20pm to bring the class to the Kenora Rec Centre.

The Intermediate Reach for the Top team will meet in the atrium at 1 p.m. for travel with Mr. McGrath to the Winnipeg tournament.

 Congratulations go out to members of the 7/8 boys basketball teams who enjoyed a successful weekend at a tournament in Winnipeg. One team captured the consolation championship, while the other team won their semi-final game in overtime before coming up short in the title game. The guys played hard and played together, and made their school proud.

Turn that frown upside down!   Come buy a purdys chocolate smile to cheer someone up. They will be for sale at lunch for only $2 at the top of the atrium, and will only be available until supplies last. All funds raised goes to support our students on the school trip to Italy next week.

Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. Practices continue on Monday, Wednesday’s, and Friday until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

 Bronco Badminton tryouts continue this week for all junior and senior high school students.  Practice times are 3:30 – 5:00, Monday through Thursday, in the main gym.  For more information, please see Darth Jutila in student services.

 Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Day 5

There is a mandatory meeting for all Italy participants today at 12:00 sharp in room 215. If you are unable to attend you must see Madame or Chef prior to this date.

Members of the 7/8 boys’ basketball team please report to the atrium at 12:15 today for their trip to Winnipeg.

Archery practice after school in the small gym from 3:30-5, students interested in opportunities for competition are encouraged to attend.

Attention volleyball players. Tryouts for the Kenora Northstars Club Volleyball teams will begin this Sunday for all boys and girls under 16 years of age. Tryouts will go from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Beaver Brae Main and Small Gym. If you have any questions, please see Mr. McDonald or Mr. Milko. 

Badminton is back!  High school students interested in swinging a light sabre for this year’s badminton team are invited to a brief informational meeting today at 11:30 in room 308.  If you can’t make this meeting, please see Darth Jutila in student services or come to the first tryout on Friday in the main gym from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. There will be open practices starting today at 11:30.  Practices will continue next week on Monday, Wednesday’s, and Friday until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Day 4

Today is popcorn day!! Remember the new day? Thursday's are now popcorn day at the Brae. Come support your cheerleaders at lunch. $1.00 per bag. Today only there will also be a limited number of candy bags available for $1.00 each.

There is a mandatory meeting for all Italy participants on Friday at 12:00 sharp in room 215. If you are unable to attend you must see Madame or Chef prior to this date.

Attention volleyball players. Tryouts for the Kenora Northstars Club Volleyball teams will begin this Sunday for all boys and girls under 16 years of age. Tryouts will  go from 6:30-8:30 pm in the Beaver Brae Main and Small Gym. If you have any questions, please see Mr. McDonald or Mr. Milko. 

Badminton is back!  High school students interested in swinging a light sabre for this year’s badminton team are invited to a brief informational meeting tomorrow at 11:30 in room 308.  If you can’t make this meeting, please see Darth Jutila in student services or come to the first tryout on Friday in the main gym from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. There will be open practices starting tomorrow (Friday) at lunch (11:30).  Practices will continue next week on Monday, Wednesday’s, and Friday until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

SHSM Health and Wellness students who would like to learn more about American Sign Language and gain some insight into the Deaf world, please sign up for a presentation this Friday, February 24th.  Sign up is in the main office. Please see Mrs. Bichon if you have any questions.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Day 3

 

Badminton is back!  High school students interested in swinging a light sabre for this year’s badminton team are invited to a brief informational meeting tomorrow at 11:30; location will be announced tomorrow morning.  If you can’t make this meeting, please see Darth Jutila in student services or come to the first tryout on Friday in the main gym from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. 

 

Attention all boys grade 9 – 12 interested in playing soccer this spring. There will be open practices starting tomorrow (Friday) at lunch (11:30).  Practices will continue next week on Monday, Wednesday’s, and Friday until March Break. Bring proper shoes and PE clothes. Talk to Mr. Greenwood for more information.

 

SHSM Health and Wellness students who would like to learn more about American Sign Language and gain some insight into the Deaf world, please sign up for a presentation this Friday, February 24th.  Sign up is in the main office. Please see Mrs. Bichon if you have any questions.

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Day 2

SHSM Health and Wellness students who would like to learn more about American Sign Language and gain some insight into the Deaf world, please sign up for a presentation this Friday, February 24th.  Sign up is in the main office. Please see Mrs. Bichon if you have any questions.

A reminder for hairstyling students to purchase and get their hair show ticket in room 206 or through the office.  See Mrs. Gander to find out more about the show.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Day 5

 

Members of the grade 8 boys’ basketball team are reminded of their practice today at 11:40 in the big gym.

SHSM Health and Wellness students who would like to learn more about American Sign Language and gain some insight into the Deaf world, please sign up for a presentation next Friday, February 24th.  Sign up is in the main office. Please see Mrs. Bichon if you have any questions.

A reminder for hairstyling students to purchase and get their hair show ticket in room 206 or through the office.  See Mrs. Gander to find out more about the show.

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Day 4

 

The Library will be closed as grad photos are happening today.

 

Popcorn is baaaaccck!  Yes that is right.  Popcorn is back during lunch hour but on a new day.  For second semester your Bronco Cheerleaders will be selling popcorn at lunch on Thursdays starting today.  Please come get your popcorn fix and support your 3rd place at World Cheerleaders.

 

SHSM Health and Wellness students who would like to learn more about American Sign Language and gain some insight into the Deaf world, please sign up for a presentation next Friday, February 24th.  Sign up is in the main office. Please see Mrs. Bichon if you have any questions.

 

All Hairstyling students from last semester wishing to attend the Winnipeg Hair Show on March 20th are to come pick up their permission forms in the office. Money to purchase your show ticket at a discounted rate, and to reserve your spot, is due this Friday.

 

See Ms. Gander, room 206 for further information.

 

Attention all Graduating Students: If you are planning to attend the graduation ceremony in June, you MUST reserve a grad gown. Forms are in the main office. Please see Ms. Quistberg in Student Services if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Day 3

 

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