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November 25
Gift Card Blitz is BACK!

​Our annual BCMS Gift Card Blitz kicks off next Monday November 29th!  This is the time of year the BCMS family comes together to support one another. Families who are able to do so are encouraged to bring in a gift card or financial donation between Monday November 29th and December 17th.  The gift cards will then be re-distributed to BCMS families in need.

Please contact Mme LeGresley, guidance counsellor, with any questions you may have regarding this program, and THANK YOU for your contribution.

October 01
Mountain Bike Club news!

​Hey, mountain bikers!

Come and meet Mme LeGresley and parent volunteers who you'll be shreddin' with: we are meeting today, Friday October 1st at the front of the school bike racks.  You will be divided up into skills level groups, and we can even give your bike a check over if you'd like! If you are checking your bike at home, make sure that your chain is not super dirty and greasy, your brakes are working well, your tires have enough air in the (but not too much!) and that you have a helmet!

For next Thursday's ride, please make sure to bring your bike, helmet and water bottle, as well as a change of clothes - we may get a little muddy!  You will eat your lunch at SSR when you get back to school. 

November 24
Diversity and Respect week 2020
In our cafeteria, several dozen flags are on display.  These flags represent all of the nationalities in our building, along with Indigenous, lingsuistic and LGBTQI2S+ identities and expressions.  We are proud of our BCMS diversity, and we celebrate it under the theme of colors of a crayon box: we are like a box of crayons, each individual unique, but put us all together and the picture is complete!
Curious  to see what we go up to?  Check out our first -ever drone video!
November 18
the 10th annual Gift Card Blitz is here!

It’s that time of year again… our 10th annual Gift Card Blitz is ready for kick-off! This initiative directly supports our students by providing an extra helping hand to those families who struggle to make ends meet, especially during the holiday season.

Our “Blitz” runs this year from November 23rd to December 11th. Students and families can bring in gift cards to the school. These will be collected and distributed to BCMS families in need in December. If you do not have an opportunity to purchase a gift card but would still like to contribute, we will gladly accept financial donations to purchase a gift card on your behalf.

Reinforcing charitable values, community engagement, and showing empathy towards others demonstrates to students that they are part of a larger community. As members of that community, they have the responsibility to seek out opportunities to help those in need. This is one such way that students can feel good about helping others in their own school.

We thank you very much for your support with this endeavor and wish you all a happy holiday season.


The Staff of BCMS

Julie LeGresley

Guidance counselor Julie.legresley@nbed.nb.ca


September 14
Welcome back Eagles!

​A big HELLO to our BCMS school community!  We've worked hard to prepare the school for our wonderful students, and we are so happy to see you here!

We are now starting our first FULL week at school, and I have been in every singe classroom to say hi to everyone. 

Feeling some feelings, got a problem, or want to ask a question?  Come see me! If you are a student and would like to have a guidance appointment, you can do so by:

- sending me an email to julie.legresley@nbed.nb.ca

- asking for a guidance appointment form from any adult in the building

- writing me a note and placing it in GUI DANCE, located down by the trophy case

Parents, I welcome the chance to chat with you, too!  Reach out by email should you have any questions, comments, or concerns that I can help with!

We're in for one great year, and I'm so happy to be here with you all!

February 04
Leadership February activities!

Team Leadership is helping to chase any winter blues away with some fun activities over the next month!

Along with helping with Wellness Week (February 18th-21st), we are also organizing:

- a lunch time movie starting this Wednesday in the cafeteria - free to all!  And since popcorn goes great with movies, we'll have bags of popcorn for sale, too!

- Valentine's day hot chocolate sale!  Come to the tech lab during lunch time on Friday, February 14th and fill your mug with some delicious hot chocolate , complete with yummy topings!

* All funds raised will be used for student leadership conference fees, expenses surrounding our comunity volunteer activities, our annual "send a student to summer camp" fund and other educational purposes.

January 07
Snowshoe club starts at BCMS!

​Starting this Wednesday January 8th, BCMS is starting up snowshoe club!  Mme LeGresley and other adults will lead students through the woods surrounding the school for some lunch time fun!  No snowshoes? No problem!  A limited number of snowshoes are available for students to use! All are welcome!

December 09
Last week for Gift Card Blitz donations - help us reach our goal!

​This week - December 9-13th - is the last week for accepting donations to our Gift Card Blitz campaing. All gift cards and donations directly support BCMS families in need!

We are halfway from reaching our $2000 goal, so please consider helping out if you can! 

November 21
9th annual Gift Card Blitz is back!

​'Tis the season of kindness and generosity! For the 9th consecutive year, BCMS is accepting gift card donations in order to support other BCMS families in need this holiday season. Students can bring in card donations to  their teacher, or donations can be left at the main office.  No time to pick up a gift card? No problem!  The campaing is also accepting cash donations to be made on your behalf. 

If you have any  questions or comments about the Gift Card Blitz, please reach out to Mme LeGresley, guidance counsellor, at julie.legresley@nbed.nb.ca

Thank you, our wonderful BCMS community, for your support!

October 01
Grade 7 and 8 presentations from Sexual Violence NB

Sexual Violence NB (formerly Fredericton Sexual Assault and Crisis Center) will be at BCMS October 22nd and 23rd for the annual grade 7 and 8 workshop presentations.  Relevant and important topics covered in this 50-minute presentation are: addressing sexual violence and sexual harassment online, in person, or as "jokes", as well as consent and sexual assault.

Please contact Mme LeGresley, guidance counselor, with any questions or concerns you may have regarding the content of the presentation at julie.legresley@nbed.nb.ca


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