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 13th 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 with contact information and we will be sure to add them to our attendees list.

Thank You

Dustin Ellsworth
Schools Plus/HRSB – Sports Animator

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 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.

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