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BRE Friday Communicator - Oct. 23 Featured Photo

BRE Friday Communicator - Oct. 23

Highlights this week - Arrival/Dismissal Procedures help ensure the health and well-being of children and adults in our school community; Mr. Hirn's students' Identity Project; announcing our Virtual Book Fair; a FamilySmart online workshop for parents - Parenting when our kids can't go to school; and an update on our PAC fundraising opportunities. Our featured photo this week - Art Impressions of Nature, a student inquiry project by Mrs. Borsoff's and Mrs. Fanzega's students.
BRE Friday Communicator - Oct 16 Featured Photo

BRE Friday Communicator - Oct 16

Highlights this week - Personal Measures to protect yourself and others (with a great video created by Ms. Moo and some intermediate students); a look at some of our flexible learning spaces; some housekeeping items from our office and an update of our PAC fundraising opportunities. Our featured photo this week - a visitor to our school grounds last weekend - please be bear aware!
Family Support Institute-Free Upcoming Learning Exploration Workshops Featured Photo

Family Support Institute-Free Upcoming Learning Exploration Workshops

The Family Support Institute of BC welcomes you to participate in a variety of online information sessions, groups discussions and workshops. Over the next few months they will be featuring topics of popular interested to families so stay tuned or check out their website All sessions are free! Registration required.

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Principal's Message

Welcome to Brackendale Elementary School!
We are honoured to learn, work and play on the Traditional, Ancestral, Unceded Territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation and Village of Waiwaikum.  We are a K-6 school in Brackendale, British Columbia serving approximately 320 students.  We love learning outdoors on our ample school grounds and in our lush forests.
Community, connectedness and a sense of belonging are fundamental to our school culture. Teaching and reinforcing empathy, flexibility, persistence, resilience, and optimism, develop a growth mindset and form our core values. Our journey of reconciliation is ongoing.  Each year our staff work with community and students to make our school a welcoming, honouring learning space. Circle, authentic resources, embedding land, language and culture across the curriculum are some ways that we seek to do this.  Our school logo, the Bear, was designed by local indigenous artist, Rick Harry.
To Think Critically is our school goal. At Brackendale, we think critically by using specific criteria to make judgements, assess options, rank and justify choices. When you browse this website you will see how students think critically to enhance their learning.  The pictures, words and videos are here to give you an insight into the rich, meaningful learning that our students enjoy every day at Brackendale. 
We hope you enjoy our school and community! 
Ms. Saenger