Beaver Brae
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1400 Ninth St. N., Kenora, ON P9N 2T7
Phone: (807) 468-6401 Fax: (807) 468-3628
Tracey Benoit, Principal
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

 

Day 4

 

 

 

Please hand your Safe Grad tickets into the office.

 

Just a reminder to all grade 7 and 8 students there is track practice at lunch today. Please meet on the field at 11:40.

 

Grade 8 Travel Club students are reminded of an important lunch time meeting today. Students should bring their lunch to the student lounge and arrive promptly.

 

A reminder to all intermediate students that tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet are on sale in the Main Office. The deadline to buy tickets has been extended until Friday. 

 

Attention intermediate students, this Thursday is "Movie Night" @6:30pm in the Main gym. Tickets are only $2 and can be bought at the door. Popcorn, pop, and candy bags will also be for sale. 

 

Tickets are available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs this week until May 28th.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

 

Mark your calendars for the First annual Fine Arts Garden Party on June 4th from 2 to 4 pm. This is open to any students who have contributed to the Arts in any way this year, through performing, painting, taking a class or volunteering somehow. All Dramatic, Visual and Music Arts awards will be presented at this time, and families are welcome to attend too. There will be food and festivities. Make sure you can come!

 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Day 3

 

Please hand your Safe Grad tickets into the office.

Grade 8 Travel Club students are reminded of an important lunch time meeting on Thursday. With only 3 weeks until we travel, it is important that we go over a few things before we go!  Students should bring their lunch to the student lounge and arrive promptly.

A reminder to all intermediate students that tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet are on sale in the Main Office. The deadline to buy tickets has been extended until Thursday. 

Attention intermediate students, this Thursday is "Movie Night" @6:30pm in the Main gym. Tickets are only $2 and can be bought at the door. Popcorn, pop, and candy bags will also be for sale. 

Tickets are available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs this week May 24-28.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

Mark your calendars for the First annual Fine Arts Garden Party on June 4th from 2 to 4 pm. This is open to any students who have contributed to the Arts in any way this year, through performing, painting, taking a class or volunteering somehow. All Dramatic, Visual and Music Arts awards will be presented at this time, and families are welcome to attend too. There will be food and festivities. Make sure you can come!

Attention all Beaver Brae High School athletes. The 2017 Athletic Awards banquet is fast approaching on May 30th at 5:30pm. You should have received your ticket already from one of your team captains. If not please see Mr. McDonald by Wednesday of this week to make sure you are included in this special evening. We have a guest speaker lined up and the Greek Monster Café has a great meal planned. Make sure you mark this in your calendar and find your ticket.  

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

Day 2

 

Please hand your Safe Grad tickets into the office.

 

All Cosmetology students that are helping with Alice in Wonderland are to report to room 206 for first period this morning.

 

A reminder to all intermediate students that tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet are on sale in the Main Office. The deadline to buy tickets has been extended until Thursday. 

 

Attention intermediate students, this Thursday is "Movie Night" @6:30pm in the Main gym. Tickets are only $2 and can be bought at the door. Popcorn, pop, and candy bags will also be for sale. 

 

Tickets are available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs this week May 24-28.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

 

Mark your calendars for the First annual Fine Arts Garden Party on June 4th from 2 to 4 pm. This is open to any students who have contributed to the Arts in any way this year, through performing, painting, taking a class or volunteering somehow. All Dramatic, Visual and Music Arts awards will be presented at this time, and families are welcome to attend too. There will be food and festivities. Make sure you can come!

 

Attention all Beaver Brae High School athletes. The 2017 Athletic Awards banquet is fast approaching on May 30th at 5:30pm. You should have received your ticket already from one of your team captains. If not please see Mr. McDonald by Wednesday of this week to make sure you are included in this special evening. We have a guest speaker lined up and the Greek Monster Café has a great meal planned. Make sure you mark this in your calendar and find your ticket.

 

Reminder for female cast members of Alice in Wonderland to report to the Cosmo room. All cast members are to go to the bus loading zone at the end of first period.

Can all of Miss Newman’s drama students who still need to hand in permission forms for the show this afternoon please bring their forms to miss Martin in front of the office during first period.

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Day 5

Please use this weekend to sell your Safe Grad tickets and return them to the office on Tuesday.

Tickets are now available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs next week May 24-28.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

Attention all Beaver Brae high school athletes! The 2017 Night of the Broncos athletic banquet is set for Tuesday May 30th at 5:30 in the main gym. The cost for the banquet is free and tickets are available from your team captain or Mr. McDonald. More information regarding a guest speaker will be coming in the days ahead. Please make an effort to attend the banquet and show your support to the athletics program here at Beaver Brae.

Attention all intermediate athletes. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet on Monday, May 29th are now on sale. You can purchase them in the main office for $20. Tickets need to be purchased by next Tuesday. 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

 

Day 4

 

Permission forms for the Powwow in Dryden tomorrow are due to Ms. Kivisto or Ahnika ASAP

Coffee House is today at lunch in Student Services, see you there!

All intermediate students interested in helping organize the Intermediate Athletic Banquet, please meet Mr. Milko in RM 320 at the beginning of lunch. Bring your lunch with you. 

Just a reminder to grade seven and eight student’s track and field practice will run today at 11:40. Please meet on the field ready to go.

Today is popcorn day. Come down early to get your freshly popped popcorn at lunch!

Tickets are now available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs next week May 24-28.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

Attention all Beaver Brae high school athletes! The 2017 Night of the Broncos athletic banquet is set for Tuesday May 30th at 5:30 in the main gym. The cost for the banquet is free and tickets are available from your team captain or Mr. McDonald. More information regarding a guest speaker will be coming in the days ahead. Please make an effort to attend the banquet and show your support to the athletics program here at Beaver Brae.

Attention all intermediate athletes. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet on Monday, May 29th are now on sale. You can purchase them in the main office for $20. Tickets need to be purchased by next Tuesday. 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Day 3

Tomorrow is a late start day; classes begin at 10:15 sharp.

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

Thursday is popcorn day. Come down early to get your freshly popped popcorn!

Tickets are now available for the Beaver Brae production of Alice in Wonderland.  The show runs next week May 24-28.  You can order online at ticketpeak.com.  They are $15 each.  You can also come to the tuck shop at noon to purchase them.  Spread the word and get your tickets fast as these Beaver Brae shows sell out fast!!!!

Any Grade 7/8 students wanting to go to the PowWow in Dryden on Friday please see Mrs. Kivisto and any Grade 9-12 students should see Ms. Ahnika Bruetsch or Ms. Copenace.

The coffee house is only 2 days away. Performers are encouraged to come to the music room today to run through their songs.

Attention all Beaver Brae high school athletes! The 2017 Night of the Broncos athletic banquet is set for Tuesday May 30th at 5:30 in the main gym. The cost for the banquet is free and tickets are available from your team captain or Mr. McDonald. More information regarding a guest speaker will be coming in the days ahead. Please make an effort to attend the banquet and show your support to the athletics program here at Beaver Brae.

Attention all intermediate athletes. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet on Monday, May 29th are now on sale. You can purchase them in the main office for $20. Tickets need to be purchased by next Tuesday. 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

We are hosting the Beaver Brae powwow this Thursday afternoon. There will be a dance honouring the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls for those who would like to participate. In addition to that we are encouraging anyone who has a regalia to come out and dance. If you have any questions about the day, you can contact Ahnika. This is going to be a great welcoming event for our school. Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Day 2

 

Any Grade 7/8 students wanting to go to the POW WOW in Dryden on Friday please see Mrs. Kivisto and any Grade9-12 students should see Ms. Ahnika Bruetsch or Ms. Copenace.

The coffee house is only 3 days away. Performers are encouraged to come to the music room today and tomorrow to run through their songs.

Attention all Beaver Brae high school athletes! The 2017 Night of the Broncos athletic banquet is set for Tuesday May 30th at 5:30 in the main gym. The cost for the banquet is free and tickets are available from your team captain or Mr. McDonald. More information regarding a guest speaker will be coming in the days ahead. Please make an effort to attend the banquet and show your support to the athletics program here at Beaver Brae.

 Attention all intermediate athletes. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet on Monday, May 29th are now on sale. You can purchase them in the main office for $20. Tickets need to be purchased by next Tuesday. 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip. 

Monday, May 15, 2017

 

Day 1

 

A reminder to students travelling to the Wpg Zoo that they are to be ready to go tomorrow morning at 8:30 and dress for the day.  See Mrs. Wagenaar if you have any questions.

 

Track practice will be cancelled today but will run Tuesday and Thursday this week.

 

Attention all intermediate athletes. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet on Monday, May 29th are now on sale. You can purchase them in the main office for $20. Tickets need to be purchased by next Tuesday. 

 

Would all of the Model United Nations participants please see Mr. Penner today in room 305 to make a plan for the Rotary Club report we will be giving, two weeks from today.  It might be best to meet together at lunch time to map out our individual bits.

 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Day 5

 

Any grade 12 potential graduates who have not yet voted for this year’s valedictorians are encouraged to do so before noon today.  Ballots can be obtained from student services.  It is hoped that results will be announced this afternoon.

A reminder to all students that are planning on coming to the Winnipeg Zoo on Tuesday that consent forms and money must be handed in to either Mr. Milko, Mrs. Wagenaar or Mr. Dexter as soon as possible to ensure a seat on the bus.  More forms are available in the main office.

Attention all grade 7 and 8 students. Tickets for the Intermediate Athletic Banquet will go on sale beginning Monday. Tickets will be sold out of the Main Office, and are $20 each. All students are encouraged to get their tickets soon, as the banquet may sell out. Students are encouraged to invite their family members. 

All Grade 7 and 8 students who want to help organize the Intermediate Athletic Banquet are asked to meet Mr. Milko in RM 320 at the beginning of lunch.

Mrs. Gander is looking for volunteers to help at a mother/daughter retreat this Saturday from 1-4 at First Baptist church. Volunteers will receive community hours for portion of the time that they are able to be there. Volunteers can choose between doing hair or nails.  See Mrs. Gander to find out more, room 206.

Is your house overflowing with good useful stuff?  Here is your chance to gift it to a new home and keep it out of the landfill site.  This weekend is Freecycle Days.  This means you can place items at the curb with a Free sign.  This means you can take items that you see on the curb home for Free.  Consider taking part in this City of Kenora waste management activity.

Next week on May 18 will be the second last Coffee House, and in June we will have an outdoor one. So sign up now for May 18th. The sheet is on the music room bulletin board.

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.

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Day 4

 

All Grade 7/8 and High school students’ track and field team members please meet in room 324 at 11:40 for practice and information update.

It’s popcorn day today! Come down to the atrium at lunch and pick up your popcorn, just a dollar a bag.

Football yearbooks can be picked up in front of the office at lunchtime today.

Mrs. Gander is looking for volunteers to help at a mother/daughter retreat this Saturday from 1-4 at First Baptist church. Volunteers will receive community hours for portion of the time that they are able to be there. Volunteers can choose between doing hair or nails. See Mrs. Gander to find out more, room 206.

It’s hard to believe, but the dates have already been set for the final coffee houses of the year! Next week on May 18 will be the second last, and in June we will have the outdoor one. So sign up now for May 18th. The sheet is on the music room bulletin board.

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.

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Day 3

 

Any grads who did not place a vote for valedictorian yesterday are asked to come to student services today to mark their ballot.  First ballot voting closes today, and the second ballot will be distributed tomorrow.

It’s hard to believe, but the dates have already been set for the final coffee houses of the year!  Next week on May 18 will be the second last, and in June we will have the outdoor one. So sign up now for May 18th. The sheet is on the music room bulletin board.

Any female students, aged 11-16years, are invited to a 3-day self-esteem retreat next September. This is an amazing opportunity for young women to realize how awesome they are and learn strategies to build their confidence. If this sounds of interest to you, please see 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.

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 

Day 2

 

It’s hard to believe, but the dates have already been set for the final coffee houses of the year!  Next week on May 18 will be the second last, and in June we will have the outdoor one. So sign up now for May 18th. The sheet is on the music room bulletin board.

 

Any female students, aged 11-16years, are invited to a 3-day self-esteem retreat next September. This is an amazing opportunity for young women to realize how awesome they are and learn strategies to build their confidence. If this sounds of interest to you, please see 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.

 

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

 

Attention High School students interested in participating in the New York City trip April 2018! If you need information on the trip, please see Mrs. Martin in Rm 301, Mr. Belrose in Rm 302, or Mr. Fair. Reminder that your deposit and all required forms need to be submitted before Friday June 2nd! Without the deposit and forms, we cannot reserve your spot on this trip.

 

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Day 1

 

Good Morning. This past week BBSS sent three teams to Model United Nations in Winnipeg Amy Alcock, Wesley Penner, Erik Verhelst, Clarke Boucha, Raquel Leutschaft and Seanna Geary participated along with coaches Mr. Todd Penner, Ms. Dana Letwiniuk and Mr. Trevor Belrose. Combined we made up three teams of two students and one coach per team to represent the countries of Kenya, Myanmar and North Korea. We attended the 60th Annual Model United Nations this past Friday and Saturday in Winnipeg. It was hosted by Rotary Clubs of Winnipeg and our local Rotary Club sponsored our teams.

It’s hard to believe, but the dates have already been set for the final coffee houses of the year!

Next week on May 18 will be the second last, and in June we will have the outdoor one. So sign up now for May 18th. The sheet is on the music room bulletin board.

Any female students, aged 11-16years, are invited to a 3-day self-esteem retreat next September. This is an amazing opportunity for young women to realize how awesome they are and learn strategies to build their confidence. If this sounds of interest to you, please see 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.

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Any secondary students interested in learning more about the Nursing profession and what nurses “do” are invited to a presentation in the library on Monday, May 8th. The presentation will start at 10:15am and last all period. If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services with Ms. Quistberg.  

Friday, May 5, 2017

Day 5

 

Is the heat bringing you down? Are you melting like the Wicked Witch of the West? Come on down to the Atrium this lunch and Madame Bennett’s French class will cool you off! To raise funds for our trip to Quebec next year, we will be selling the finest in frozen treats and crème glacée! See you there, à bientôt!

 

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

 

Any female students, aged 11-16years, are invited to a 3-day self-esteem retreat next September. This is an amazing opportunity for young women to realize how awesome they are and learn strategies to build their confidence. If this sounds of interest to you, please see 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.

 

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

 

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

 

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story-writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

 

PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Any secondary students interested in learning more about the Nursing profession and what nurses “do” are invited to a presentation in the library on Monday, May 8th. The presentation will start at 10:15am and last all period. If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services with Ms. Quistberg.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Day 4

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

Today is popcorn day! (For real this time) come get your freshly popped popcorn from your cheerleaders at lunch! Come early as limited bags are available!!

 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.

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story-writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

 PSSST. Do you have 40 community hours completed? If not, there are 3 events available for you to collect hours working with the Alzheimer Society with either their Music Project, Taste of Kenora: A Culinary Art Adventure, or their walk for Alzheimer’s on Mother’s Day. They need people of all ages, skills, and interests to help plan, co-ordinate, volunteer, create, inspire and more! If you’re interested, check out the posters in the school for more information or contact the Alzheimer Society at 468-1516.

Any secondary students interested in learning more about the Nursing profession and what nurses “do” are invited to a presentation in the library on Monday, May 8th. The presentation will start at 10:15am and last all period. If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services with Ms. Quistberg.

On Friday, May 5th, please join us in honouring the memory of the 1200 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada by wearing red clothing. May 5th is a National Day of Awareness for this important social issue which has affected our community as well. Support the families and friends of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women by raising awareness and using the hashtag #MMIW on social media.  

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

Day 3

 

 

 

Attention ‚Äč Gr. 7 soccer players, your practice after school today is at the Beaver Brae field from 3:30-5pm.

 

There will be a brief meeting at 11:30 in room 321 for all grade 8 students travelling to the SCWI workshop in Thunder Bay tomorrow morning.

 

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

 

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.

 

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

 

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

 

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

 

Third, is our Harris Burdick story-writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

 

Any secondary students interested in learning more about the Nursing profession and what nurses “do” are invited to a presentation in the library on Monday, May 8th. The presentation will start at 10:15am and last all period. If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services with Ms. Quistberg.

 

On Friday, May 5th, please join us in honouring the memory of the 1200 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada by wearing red clothing. May 5th is a National Day of Awareness for this important social issue which has affected our community as well. Support the families and friends of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women by raising awareness and using the hashtag #MMIW on social media. 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Day 2

 

Attention all intermediate badminton players, please meet in the main gym at 12pm today for a team picture and to get your badminton shirt. 

Attention Gr. 8 soccer players, your practice after school today is at the Beaver Brae field from 3:30-5

Students travelling to Thunder Bay for Enterprise Olympics are to meet in room 206 at 11:30 today for a quick meeting.

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

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. There will be an information session today at 11:30 in the main gym. Anyone interested in the six-week program is asked to attend. Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

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.

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story-writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

Any secondary students interested in learning more about the Nursing profession and what nurses “do” are invited to a presentation in the library on Monday, May 8th. The presentation will start at 10:15am and last all period. If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services with Ms. Quistberg. 

Monday, May 1, 2017

Day 1

 

Mr. Hancock will not be available after school today due to the staff meeting.

All grade 8 students attending the upcoming SCWI Thunder Bay trip there is a mandatory meeting today in the student lounge starting at 11:30.  Bring your netbooks.

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

Any graduating students who are applying for scholarships and bursaries, this is a reminder that the deadline is TODAY at 9:00am.  No late applications will be accepted. (Seriously.) Please see Student Services if you have any questions.

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. There will be an information session on Tuesday May 2nd at 11:30 in the main gym. Anyone interested in the six-week program is asked to attend. Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

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.

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.

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Day 5

 

A huge congratulation to Seanna Geary and to Trace Pinesse, for placing in the top 20 for Ontario, in the Young Entrepreneurs Make Your Pitch Competition. Seanna and Trace will be headed off to Toronto later this month to pitch their business ideas with the other finalists. Thank you to everyone in Beaver Brae who helped support these young Entrepreneurs by voting through-out the competition.

 

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

 

All secondary students are invited to come to Music Monday to join in one massive choir. There could even be parts for instrumentalists! This takes place on Monday May 1st, and transportation will be provided. It will basically be all morning. Please see Mrs. McIntosh if you are interested in participating. No background in music is necessary, and no preparation either. It’s just a fun way to show you care about music.

 

Any graduating students who are applying for scholarships and bursaries, this is a reminder that the deadline is MONDAY, May 1st at 9:00am. No late applications will be accepted. (Seriously.) Please see Student Services if you have any questions.

 

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. There will be an information session on Tuesday May 2nd at 11:30 in the main gym. Anyone interested in the six-week program is asked to attend. Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

 

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

 

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 is TODAY!

 

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.

 

Do you need a job!! There will be a Job Fair on Saturday, April 29th from 1-6pm at Seven Generations Education Institute. For more information see the poster on the office window.

 

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

 

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

 

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

 

Third, is our Harris Burdick story writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

 

Are you in a New York State of Mind? Do your dreams seem like a Broadway Musical? Any high School students interested in joining the trip to New York City in April 2018 are to attend a meeting at 11:30 today in Rm 301. Details of cost, itinerary, and important deposit dates will be discussed. Remember the trip will be open to the first people making deposits!!! Speak with Ms. Newman, Mrs. Martin, Mr. Belrose, or Mr. Fair if you are unable to attend this supremely important meeting. Badda Bing, Badda Boom. Don’t forget about it!

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Day 4

 

There will be a Travel Club student meeting at 11:40 today in the lounge.

Model UN students please meet at lunch today so we have things in place for next week. We will all meet briefly at 11:45 for a short meeting in 305, then split off into our teams.

It's POPCORN day!!!  Come to the atrium at the start of lunch to get your freshly popped popcorn.  Only $1 per bag.

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

All secondary students are invited to come to Music Monday to join in one massive choir. There could even be parts for instrumentalists! This takes place on Monday May 1st, and transportation will be provided. It will basically be all morning. Please see Mrs. McIntosh if you are interested in participating. No background in music is necessary, and no preparation either. It’s just a fun way to show you care about music.

Any graduating students who are applying for scholarships and bursaries, this is a reminder that the deadline is MONDAY, May 1st at 9:00am. No late applications will be accepted. (Seriously.) Please see Student Services if you have any questions.

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. There will be an information session on Tuesday May 2nd at 11:30 in the main gym. Anyone interested in the six-week program is asked to attend. Please see Mr. McDonald if you have any questions.

The Library will be closed all day today 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.

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.

Do you need a job!! There will be a Job Fair on Saturday, April 29th from 1-6pm at Seven Generations Education Institute. For more information see the poster on the office window.

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging. 

And lastly, Friday is PJ day!  Bring your favorite book, magazine, graphic novel, or whatever to curl up and read at some point during the day. 

Are you in a New York State of Mind? Do your dreams seem like a Broadway Musical? Any high School students interested in joining the trip to New York City in April 2018 are to attend a meeting at 11:30 on Friday in Rm 301. Details of cost, itinerary, and important deposit dates will be discussed. Remember the trip will be open to the first people making deposits!!! Speak with Ms. Newman, Mrs. Martin, Mr. Belrose, or Mr. Fair if you are unable to attend this supremely important meeting. Badda Bing, Badda Boom. Don’t forget about it!

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Day 3

 

There will be a Travel Club student meeting at 11:40 tomorrow in the lounge.

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the main office.

There will be a quick meeting for the students attending Enterprise Olympics, today at 11:30 in room 206.

There won’t be a 7/8 choir practice today, but please stop in to the music room for a quick message.

All secondary students are invited to come to Music Monday to join in one massive choir. There could even be parts for instrumentalists! This takes place on Monday May 1st, and transportation will be provided. It will basically be all morning. Please see Mrs. McIntosh if you are interested in participating. No background in music is necessary, and no preparation either. It’s just a fun way to show you care about music.

Any graduating students who are applying for scholarships and bursaries, this is a reminder that the deadline is MONDAY, May 1st at 9:00am. No late applications will be accepted. (Seriously.) Please see Student Services if you have any questions.

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 all day tomorrow 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 today 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.

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.

Grade 7&8 students - get your dancing shoes on!  Tonight is the spring fling dance for grades 6,7&8 students. Cost is $3.00. There will be a DJ and a canteen with popcorn available. Time is 6:30-9pm. Hope to see you all there.

Spirit club members are asked to meet in the atrium at lunch to decorate for the dance.

Do you need a job!! There will be a Job Fair on Saturday, April 29th from 1-6pm at Seven Generations Education Institute. For more information see the poster on the office window.

Literacy week is here!  And so is your chance to win some fabulous prizes.

First, is a Selfie Scavenger Hunt!  We all love a good selfie so let’s mix that with some literacy.  Pick up a scavenger hunt list from the main office, library, Ms. McCoy in Room 316 or Ms. Roulston in Student Services and start snapping away.  All Scavenger Hunts needs to be completed by next Friday, May 5th.

Second, is our Wall of Readers in the Atrium.  Let’s see how many of our favorite books we can get up there.  See Ms. Laffin in the library for a quick form to fill out.  Every time you fill in a “You’ve Got to Read This” form you will receive a ballot for a draw!

Third, is our Harris Burdick story writing contest.  Look for inspiration on one of the several posters put up all around the school.  Make sure to include the caption on the poster somewhere in your story.  Stories should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submit your entries to Ms. McCoy by Monday, May 8th for judging.

And lastly, Friday is PJ day!  Bring your favorite book, magazine, graphic novel, or whatever to curl up and read at some point during the day.  

 

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Day 2

 

Tomorrow is a late start day; classes begin at 10:15 sharp!

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

There will be a Travel Club student meeting at 11:40 today in the lounge, all students must attend.

Safe grad tickets along with your money can be returned to the office

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 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.

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