Apr 14

Sports & Recreation Fair

We are hosting a Sports & Recreation Fair in the school gym Thursday night at 6:00pm. It’s a great opportunity to find out what’s going on in your community. There’ll be information on camps, teams and other programs for youth. Free pizza will be provided! Everyone is welcome!

Apr 14

Home & School Meeting

Our next Home and School meeting is Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30pm. New members are always welcome, and anyone interested in helping out with the Spring Fair is encouraged to attend.

Mar 31

Wear Blue for Autism Awareness Month! #LIUB

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Attention All Bicentennial Students and Staff!

April is Autism Awareness Month, so on Thursday, please wear Blue to show that you support Autism Awareness for our school, our community, and our world.  

If you want to learn more, visit these sites:

Autism Nova Scotia- www.autismnovascotia.ca
Autism Speaks- www.autismspeaks.org
Autism Society of Canada- www.autismsocietycanada.ca

Mar 30

JH Outings – Tuesday, March 31st!

All JH students please be at school for 8:30 AM Tuesday, March 31st.  We’ll be walking to the ferry terminal to catch the 9:00 AM ferry to Halifax.  Russia v. Scotland starts at 9:30 – we’re cheering for Russia.  This event will be televised live on TSN.  Permission forms have already gone home.  Parents, you may e-mail permission for your child (only if necessary).


Grade 8 students trip to JMJHS



Mar 24

Regular Classes on Friday!

The assessment day has been moved to the end of June, so we will be holding regular classes on Friday, March 27th

Mar 09

Badminton Team Practice Info – March



8s practice Tuesday March 24th at lunch; Monday March 30th at lunch

9s practice Thursday March 26th at lunch; Tuesday March 31st at lunch


Tournament #2 Dartmouth City/County Finals: Players are responsible for their own transportation to and from tournaments!

Juniors – Tuesday, March 24th arrive at Eastern Passage EC at 3:15 for 3:30 play.

Tournament #3 Halifax/Dartmouth Playdowns: Players are responsible for their own transportation to and from tournaments!

Juniors –  Thursday April 2nd

  • Mixed doubles 8 AM at Fairview JHS (Do not arrive before 8 AM)

  • Girls singles 11 AM at Fairview JHS

  • Boys singles 2 PM at Fairview JHS

  • Girls doubles 8:30 AM at St. Agnes JHS

  • Boys doubles 11:30 AM at St. Agnes JHS

Intermediates – Wednesday April 1st

  • All players 8:30 AM at Citadel HS

Mar 07

Spirit Week!

Celebrate Spirit Week at Bicentennial!

Monday – PJ Day (whole school) & Dodgeball at lunch (JH only)

Tuesday – Twin Day & Jello Eating at lunch

Wednesday – Pi Day (dress like Pi) & Tug of War at lunch!

Thursday – Hat Day & Wax Museum at lunch (Skating 1:15)

Friday – Spirit Day (Wear blue & white or Bicentennial clothes) & Capture the Flag at lunch!


Mar 06

Junior High Skate at Sportsplex – March 12th

During Spirit Week, specifically Thurs March 12, 1:30-3:15, junior high students will be having an afternoon at the Sportsplex! From 1:30-2:30 there will be a Students vs. Staff Hockey game and immediately following that will be a free skate for Junior High Students. We will dismiss the Junior Highs from the Sportsplex.

Junior High students will be expected to skate as part of their phys-ed curriculum. Please e-mail Mr. Fisher if you have a spare pair of skates that might be able to be loaned to a student.

Permission Form: Hockey Game Permission Letter


Mar 02

Parking Lot Safety Meeting

On Friday, March 6, parents and community members are invited to attend a brief meeting at the school regarding the safety of our school parking lots. There has always been some concerns around parking lot safety, and now the weather has created a new set of challenges. There may be some changes coming to how we use our parking spaces, and we’d like to have input from as many people as possible. Please join us at 9:00am, in the Bear’s Den, if you’re interested in exploring some solutions to this problem.

Mar 01

Sports Fair


SchoolsPlus will be holding a recreation and sports fair at Bicentennial School on April 16th at 6:00pm . The fair is to provide information to families on different recreation programs, summer camps, and accessible programs as well as sports camps opportunities in their community.

This will be a valuable tool for our schools and communities to increase physical activities with-in our children and youth. There will be information available from numerous community organizations, and accessibility options such as Jumpstart and KidSport. The fair will be organized with a tables for organizations and located in the gym. This will be available to all students and families, as well as other community members.

We will be contacting any and all regional specific organizations as well as organizations that serve HRM as a whole. If you have any requests for certain organizations to attend or questions please contact Dustin Ellsworth at dellsworth@hrsb.ca with contact information and we will be sure to add them to our attendees list.

Thank You

Dustin Ellsworth
Schools Plus/HRSB – Sports Animator

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