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Dear Brackendale Families,

The staff at Brackendale Elementary School wish you and yours a delightful, rejuvenating and safe summer season.

We wish all the grade 6 students well as they embark on their next learning adventures.  Their enthusiasm, leadership, hard work and commitment towards Brackendale Elementary school will be missed.  We  know that they will be amazing leaders in their new school next year. Congratulations!

We would also like to thank our Brackendale PAC and all the volunteers for their support with events, activities, fundraising and learning.  All families are invited to “Run with the PAC” (see notice:  PAC Recruit.  We will be hosting Parent University again at our monthly BRE PAC meetings in the new school year.  These sessions provided by school staff will keep you informed and engaged with student learning and a variety of educational topics and issues.

Best Regards,

Ms. K. Saenger, Acting Principal

Summer Office Hours – The office will be open from July 3rd through July 6th, and before school starts from August 27th through August 30th.  Families are welcome to come during summer hours to pick up student report cards.

2018-2019 School Year Registration – New families may register students at the school office beginning on Monday, August 27th at 8:30am through Thursday, August 30th at 4:00pm.    

Click here for a registration package 

2018-2019 School Supply Lists – Our BRE PAC offers families the convenience of online school supply orders. 

Click here for School Supply Lists

2018-2019 School Calendar – Every Friday our home page is updated with the BRE Friday Communicator.  This contains information about upcoming school events and information about education, health and well-being.  Our monthly school newsletter is posted the first Friday on each month.

Click here for the school calendar

Brackendale School Start Up Schedule

September 4th –12th, 2018 Back-to-school12

Tuesday, September 4th:

  • 8:55 am – Returning students go to last year’s classroom;
    • Students new to BRE go to the gym
  • 9:55 am – Dismissal
  • No classes for Kindergarten Students

Wednesday, September 5th:

  • 8:55 am – 3:00 pm – Students return to previous day classrooms
  • Kindergarten gradual entry as per letters sent home in the summer

 Thursday, September 6th:

  • 8:55 am – 3:00 pm Students return to previous day classrooms
  • Kindergarten gradual entry as per letters sent home in the summer

Friday, September 7th:

  • 8:55 am – 3:00 pm Students return to previous day classrooms.
    • Anticipated class placement for Gr. 1 through Gr. 6
  • No Classes for Kindergarten

Monday, September 10th:

  • Students report to Friday’s classrooms – 8:55 am – 3:00 pm
  • Kindergarten half day 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday, September 11th:

  • 8:55 am – 3:00 pm Students report to previous day classrooms
  • Kindergarten half day 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wednesday, September 12th:

  • 8:55 am – 3:00 pm – All students, including Kindergarten, report to 2018-2019 classes

If you are going to be away in the first week of school, please contact the office at cwhite@sd48.bc.ca or by phone 604 898 3651.

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BRE Friday Communicator

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Search, search, SEARCH!  It’s that time of year again! Please return all library books back to the library by the end of this week. The first class to return all their library books will win a class set of Scholastic posters! Thank you from Ms. Wong and Mrs. McKechnie.

 

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We are accepting orders for this very popular PAC fundraiser.  Orders can be made at http://packs.teachersfile.ca/schools/130 or through order forms at the office.  School supplies will  be delivered to the school the week of September 4th.  This is an optional service for families.  All hard copy school orders must be placed by Friday, June 15thOnline orders available until July 15th.

 

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 Monday, June 18th

  • Camp Latona – Mr. Georgy-Embree & Mrs. Hain
  • Aboriginal Cultural Program

 

Tuesday, June 19th

  • Camp Latona – Mr. Georgy-Embree & Mrs. Hain
  • Aboriginal Cultural Programpac

Wednesday, June 20th

  • Camp Latona – Mr. Georgy-Embree & Mrs. Hain
  • BRE PAC Meeting – 7:00 pm in the library – agenda: PAC Agenda June 2018NationalAboriginalDay
  • Aboriginal Cultural Program

Thursday, June 21st

  • Camp Latona – Mr. Georgy-Embree & Mrs. Hain
  • Cultus Lake – Mrs. Fanzega
  • Aboriginal Cultural Program

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  • “Moving on Up” Grade 6 Luncheon
  • Fun Swim – Mrs. Fanzega, Mrs. Borsoff, Mrs. Smith and Ms. Jorgensen
  • Aboriginal Cultural Program

 

EVENTS ON GOING: 

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A reminder to parents that students will be given their report cards on Thursday, June 28th and will be dismissed at 10:00 am.

 

 

 

 

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We are delighted to welcome our 2018-2019 kindergarten students to  Brackendale Elementary School.  We know that our kindergarten program will make their introduction to school a positive experience.

To acquaint your child with the school, the classrooms and the kindergarten teachers, we have planned a “Welcome to Kindergarten” orientation session for June 12th from 3:30 to 4:15 pm.  We invite you to bring your child to the kindergarten classrooms where s/he will listen to some stories, sing some songs, and will have an opportunity to explore the classrooms with our kindergarten teachers, Mrs. Bowley, Mrs. Webb and Mrs. Fieldhouse.  Parents will meet with Ms. Saenger, our Acting Principal, to discuss some aspects of the school as a whole, and will also have an opportunity to learn about the kindergarten program with the kindergarten teachers.

We look forward to meeting you on June 12th Please RSVP to Mrs. White in our school office.

Welcome to Brackendale Elementary School!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

 Monday, May 28TH

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  • Watershed Fieldtrip – Mrs. Smith

Wednesday, May 30TH

  • “I Need a Vacation” musical (9:30 am)

 

Thursday, May 31ST

  • “I Need a Vacation” musical (11:00 am and 7:00 pm)

 

Friday, June 1ST

  • Mamquam Blind Channel fieldtrip – Mrs. Fanzega/Ms. Jorgensen

 

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Needed-Hot Lunch Coordinator 2018/2019

Our amazing Hot Lunch Coordinator, Stephanie Acker, and her awesome assistant, Heather Teasall, will  be retiring from their hot lunch duties at the end of June. If you are interested in this rewarding volunteer position then please email PAC President, Stephen Fryer, stephenfryer@hotmail.com. Without a coordinator/assistant there will be no hot lunches in the 2018-2019 school year. No hot lunch=sad kids. Who wants sad kids? Volunteer today, please.

 

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Nesters Market gift cards are on sale at the front office. 10% of every gift card purchased is given to our school. $25, $50 or $100 cards are available. Thank you Nesters for supporting Brackendale Elementary.

 

 

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