Dec 16

Bicentennial B-Sides are Canadian Music Class Challenge 2016 Winners!

Mr. Pettipas and the Bicentennial B-Sides are winners of the CBC Music Class Challenge and will be rewarded with a high-tech classroom recording kit, as well as a commemorative plaque! Way to go Bicentennial! Click here for more details.

Nov 15

Parents as Career Coaches

Parents want their children to find happiness and success in life. One factor which influences happiness and success is career choice. Parents as Career Coaches emphasizes the importance of helping your children discover their passions/interests. It will assist your children to identify occupations which might help them pursue their passions. Parents as Career Coaches also encourages parents and their children to consider the many practical factors that will impact career decisions, such as skills, the labour market, education and training opportunities.
Parents as Career Coaches provides parents with
• Information about what the career journey looks like.
• Course selection information.
• Details of what employers are looking for in this new world of work to identify the skills and personal qualities students need to develop to be competitive in the work force.
• Information on where to find details on specific jobs, qualifications, opportunities, training, and financing.
• A parent guide designed to help you work with your children throughout their career journey.
• A student workbook, which provides your daughter or son with information and activities to:
· Identify interests and skills
· Research occupations
The Junior High program takes one evening to complete.
Date: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 8:40 pm

Location: Bicentennial School
You can register for an upcoming session at If you do not have internet access or do not wish to register on the website, please contact Ms. Manning-Ryan at the school counselling office at 464 2094 ext. 4, to add your name to the session list.

Oct 03

Walk-a-thon Progress!

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Our walk-a-thon campaign runs from October 3 to October 14. Please help us reach our goal of $5,000.

Ms. SmithMs. McLeannanMs. RossMs. CoskunMs. GrouseMr. Wade


Sep 27

Jr. High Cross Country

Practice Meet-Monday, October 3rd at the Shubi Park Campground entrance @3:30 for a 3:45 start
Akerley Zone Meet-Wednesday, October 5th at Shubi Park Campground entrance @2:00 for a 2:30 start
Regional Meet-Thursday, October 13th at Point Pleasant Park (lower parking lot entrance) at 8:00am

Sep 26

PD Day (Friday, September 29)

No school on Friday, September 29 as staff will be receiving professional development

Sep 18

Ice Cream Social

Fudge BarOur Ice Cream Social will be Wednesday, September 21 at 6:00pm. This is an informal opportunity for parents and caregivers to see the school, meet the staff and gain information. We will begin in the gym, then take a quick trip to the classrooms, and end up in the schoolyard for a cold treat. Everyone is welcome!

Sep 14

Pink Shirt Day

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Thursday, September 15 is Stand Up Against Bullying Day. Wear pink to show your support!

Sep 13

Toonie for Terry!

terry-foxBicentennial’s Terry Fox Walk will take place on:

Monday, September 19th (rain date Tuesday September 20th).

If you are able, please bring a Toonie for Terry.

If all 345 students bring a Toonie, that will be a $690 donation to Cancer research.

Sep 13

An Update on Bicentennial Upgrades


Click here to get an update on our windows and roof repairs.

Jun 29

New Lunch Hour & Dismissal Times for Bicentennial

8:45 - 8:50Bell Rings, students enter the building
8:50 - 8:55Bell Rings, O'Canada, morning announcements
8:55 - 9:55JH Period 1
9:55 -10:55JH Period 2
Elementary Recess (10:35-10:50)
10:55 -11:00JH Break
11:00 -12:00JH Period 3
12:00 - 12:55Lunch
12:55Bell Rings, students enter the school
1:00 - 2:00Bell Rings, JH Period 4
2:00 - 3:00JH Period 5
3:00Bell rings are students dismissed

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