Welcome Back to School!!

Dear Brackendale Families, b bear

Welcome back to a new school year!  We are looking forward to another year of exciting learning together.

All students and families are welcome to attend our Welcome Ceremony hosted by Cynthia Lewis and Roxy Lewis on Tuesday, September 3rd.  When the bell rings at 8:50am, we will all assemble outside at the front of the school to welcome everyone to Brackendale Elementary.

Kindergarten students begin our gradual entry program on Wednesday, September 4th at pre-arranged times.  Please contact the school office if you have not yet received your child’s program dates and times.

Key Information for School Start Up:

  • The School Office re-opens Monday, August 26th.  Student registration re-opens on Monday, August 26th at 8:30am.  Forms and other registration information are available here.
  • Tuesday, September 3
    • 8:50am – 9:10am – School reopens with a Welcome Ceremony for all students and families.
    • 8:50am-10:00am – Students in Grades 1-6 attend classes
  • Kindergarten Gradual Entry for the 2019-2020 School Year
    • Tuesday, September 3 – Non-instructional day for Kindergarten students
    • Wednesday, September 4 – Small group learning for approximately 1 hour
    • Thursday, September 5 – Larger group learning for approximately 2 hours
    • Friday, September 6 – – Larger group learning for approximately 1 hour
    • Monday, September 9 – Whole group learning for the morning
    • Tuesday, September 10 – Whole group learning for the morning
    • Wednesday, September 11 – Whole group learning – all day Kindergarten begins!
    • In the last week of August, you will receive your child’s individual schedule with precise dates and times for their gradual entry.
  • Bell Schedule for September 2019 – June 2020
    • 8:50am – Warning Bell
    • 8:55am – School Begins
    • 10:45am – Recess (15 minutes)
    • 11:00am – Classes Resume
    • 12:10pm – Lunch (students go outdoors)
    • 12:45pm – Warning Bell (students return to each lunch)
    • 1:05pm – Classes Resume
    • 3:00pm – Dismissal
  • Student School Suppliesfind information about the new process here
  • BRE School Calendar 2019-2020
  • School Code of Conduct 2019-2020
  • SD#48 District Wide Calendar 2019-2020
  • Squamish Area Bus Routes 2019-2020
  • Run with the PAC – our Parent Advisory Committee

Best regards,

Ms. Karen Saenger,  Principal


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