Feb 24

Grade 9s to Halifax Central Library Friday Morning!

Central Library permission 9 

Click above for a copy of the permission form (paper copy sent home Friday)

Forms due back to homeroom teacher by Thursday.  Majority of students in 9.1 have not returned their forms…  Please bring in ASAP or we may have to cancel our trip :-(

Feb 19

Jr. High Choir Students Rehearsing with Joel Plaskett!


Don’t forget to check out our band concert tonight. 7:00pm–donations are accepted at the door.

Feb 18

Icy Conditions–Please Read

FullSizeRender (6)Dear Parents and Community Members:

Please read the following message from the Halifax Regional School Board

February 17, 2015

All HRSB schools will be open on Wednesday, February 18. Buses will be operating although drivers will be using their discretion on side roads. In anticipation of opening, the board recognizes that weather conditions are not expected to improve significantly in the next few days. As a result, many streets, sidewalks and school grounds will remain ice-covered despite our best efforts to clear, salt and sand. We are asking for the public’s cooperation to protect the safety of our students and staff as we resume operations. Our schools are going to be as vigilant as possible in the supervision of students, especially at arrival and dismissal times. We have advised that students should remain inside for recess and lunch until conditions improve. We understand and appreciate that many parents will drive their children to school in these conditions. Parents should anticipate that school driveways and parking lots will be smaller and narrower than usual. Typical drop off procedures for students could be impacted. Please allow extra time if you are transporting your child to school and know that you may need to park off site and walk your child to the school doors as unnecessary vehicles may be restricted from entering school property. We ask that anyone driving on streets around schools do so with caution as snow banks near driveway entrances and exits may pose line-of-sight challenges. We appreciate the public’s support. Our Operations staff, including school caretakers and custodians, have been working tirelessly over the last few days to make areas around schools as safe as possible.

Feb 13

Badminton Team Practice Info

The team will practice Friday Feb. 27 at 8 AM, Tuesday March 3rd at 3:15 PM, Friday March 6 at 8 AM.  Our first tournament is hosted here (& DHS) March 10th – 12th from 3:15-5:15.  See Mr. Fisher or Ms. Rendell if you’re going to be away.

Feb 05

Jr. High Band Concert

school_bandThursday, February 19th @ 7:00pm

Parents, students, and community members are in for a real treat!  It’s time for our Jr. High Band Concert and it’s going to be a great show.  You will be treated to performances by: the grade 7, 8, & 9 bands; our jr. high choir; student dancers; and a special performance by Joel Plaskett!

Donations will be accepted at the door, with proceeds going to offset the cost of the grade 9 band trip to PEI.  We will also be drawing the winning ticket for the Shopping Trip to Main.

Feb 04

February Newsletter

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Feb 04

JH Glow Dance – February 11th!

When: February 11th, 2015
From: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Where: Bicentennial School
What: A Glow-in-the-dark Dance

Who: Junior High student body, staff, chaperones/volunteers
Why: Because it’s fun!

Get your Glow On!
This event includes: music and dance, dance-offs, a photo-booth for students to take pictures, a canteen, face painting, early bird door prizes, and a Grand Raffle prize. Students are asked to wear white/light coloured clothing – the more they wear, the more they glow! Glow items come with the early purchase of a ticket, and can also be purchased at the dance – Prices for Glow products will range from $1 to $5.
Early Bird Tickets
$2 – Small mystery Glow item + Ticket
$5 – Large mystery Glow item + Ticket
Tickets available for purchase at Lunch in the main foyer, or from Ms. Oweida

Tickets bought at the door will be $5 – Excludes free mystery Glow Item


Staff and Parent Involvement for the Glow Out dance!
We are looking to staff and parents to get involved with donations and volunteerism. Donations of bottled water and/or cookies can be dropped off on the day of the dance. Parents and Staff looking to help out with chaperoning are asked to contact Ms. Oweida as soon as possible. Any support would be very much appreciated!  Staff Contact Info: Yasmein.Oweida@hrsb.ca

Feb 01

Grade Nines to Legislature & Discovery Center – Wednesday

Have fun grade nines, especially at the Discovery Center where Mr. Wade’s grade sixes will join you!

Jan 13

January Newsletter

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Jan 09

Pancake Breakfast Fundaiser

pancakesWho: Bicentennial Boys Basketball team

What: Pancake Breakfast

When: January 24th 9am-noon

Where: Sobeys Community Room, Wyse Road Dartmouth

Cost: $5.00/plate (includes 2 pancakes, ham/sausages, drink)

Advance tickets are available from the boys players or Ms. McAvoy (lmcavoy@hrsb.ca).  Tickets are also available at the door.

Thanks for your support!

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