Grasp the Moment

As some of you may know, in November my second child was born. After seven months, one of his greatest achievements has been his ability to go from lying on his stomach to a sitting position.

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Multicultural Week | March 12-16, 2019

A group of BICS educators and parents/guardians formed the BICS Diversity Group several years ago with the intention of its participants learning more about diversity and inclusivity and contributing to making BICS a more inclusive school.

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Grandfriends Program Stitches Together Inter-generational Learning Opportunities

Blog Post from Community School Coordinator, Sarah Haxby
The BICS Grandfriends program has run at BICS for twenty-four years and each year it seeks to activate the community school principle of taking the students out into the community and bringing the community into the school by making social connections,

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Inclusion Literacy Workshop – March 2, 2019

On Saturday, March 2nd, the BICS Diversity Group is very pleased to welcome Alden Habacon to Bowen Island. Mr.

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Thankful: harvesting experiential learning in the community by digging into the curriculum through community engagement and place-based learning

Blog Post by Community School Coordinator, Sarah Haxby
It was a beautiful fall day. As a class, we paused in the long driveway and looked up.

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Orange Shirt Day at BICS

What does meaningfully recognizing Orange Shirt Day look like in an Elementary School?
Our BICS Indigenous Education Committee, consisting of teachers and parents/guardians,

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Terry Fox Run & Fundraising

In early September, Kevin Manning of Bowen Island First Credit Union approached the school, and the Terry Fox Foundation before then,

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“In the Blink of an Eye” | Principal’s Address at the Grade 7 Promotional Assembly

I’ve been a father just long enough to understand what parents mean when they say things about raising their kids like,

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Farewell, Grade 7s

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, students, staff, families and community members gathered to celebrate our Grade 7s and wish them well.

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Bike to School/Work Week – Some Good News

Bowen Island is not yet known for its bike riding but if you look closely, there is a bike culture: you will see no shortage of bikes down by the ferry dock,

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