Mar 30

Upcoming Events

Hello Bicentennial,

I thought I’d write you all a quick note to keep you posted with events that are going on at the school.

Report Cards: your kids are telling you the truth! Report cards will be coming home tomorrow (Friday) instead of today. I apologize for the delay.

Breakfast Program: our breakfast program has resumed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. All are welcome and there is no fee. Students who are interested in breakfast can enter the school, on the elementary side, at 8:15am.

Intramurals: Jr. High students will have the option to join intramurals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:15 to 12:55.

Grade 7 Immunizations: The immunization clinic has been rescheduled to Friday, April 7th.

Grade 9 Photos: Grade 9’s will have their photos taken from 10:00 to 12:00 on Wednesday, April 5th.

Parent/Teacher Interviews: Parent/Teacher interviews are Thursday, April 6th from 1:00 to 3:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Mar 23

Grade 9 Parent Meeting

Thursday, March 23rd
Dartmouth High School

Help your child make the best course selections for a great start to High School!

Mar 07

Grade 9 Photos

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Grade 9’s will have their photos taken on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 5th
Don’t forget your smiles!

Feb 03

Primary Registration Time


Do you or someone you know have a child that will be turning 5 before December 31, 2017? If so, it is time to get them signed up for school!

Parents/guardians must present the child’s proof of age, legal name (as listed on birth certificate, passport, immigration papers, legal name change certificate or adoption documents), proof of residency (such as a current utility bill, lease agreement, etc.), Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) number and expiry date at the time of registration.

Drop into the school or give us a call if you have any questions.

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 27

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher-InterviewsNO SCHOOL ON THURSDAY, DEC 1
Teachers will receive professional development during the morning.

Parent-Teacher interviews will take place between 1:00-3:00 and 6:00-8:00.

Elementary interviews are by appointment and will take place in the classrooms. Jr. High interviews are held in the gym and are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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 24

Pajama Day

Tuesday, October 24th is Pajama Day. All students (and staff) are permitted to wear their PJ’s today.

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

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