The Kasukabe Group of students from Japan are looking for host families to host either two Japanese girls or boys, aged 15/16 from January 30th until February 27th. Families will receive $1220 for hosting. If interested, please contact Kimberly Henick, Regional Homestay Coordinator at 705-737-7498.
Bear Creek will be hosting its very own haunted house open to the public from 4-7 pm on Thursday, October 30th. Tickets will be $2 at the door and it is recommended for children aged 10 and up.
The haunted house will also be open during lunch and as a buy-in period 4 on Friday, October 31st. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be on sale starting on Tuesday, October 28th in the forum. Cost is $1 and you must have a student card in order to purchase it.
Please note that this haunted house will be very scary and include live actors, fog, flashing lights and loud noises. If you have breathing troubles, epilepsy or you are pregnant you should not enter the haunted house.
Take Our Kids To Work Day will take place on Wednesday, November 5th! Grade 9 students can visit the workplace of a parent, relative, family friend, etc. If all parties are in agreement, the possibilities are endless!
Take Our Kids to Work Day provides students with an opportunity to experience the world of work and the variety of career opportunities available to them. Grade 9 students are asked to return their completed consent form by Tuesday, October 28th in order to participate in this event!”
From Tuesday, October 28 to the 31st, candygrams will be on sale at the school store. They are two dollars each, or three for five dollars. Buy a trick or a treat for your friends.
Student Council’s Homeroom Pumpkin Challenge will also begin on Tuesday. Classes will have until Friday, second half of period 1, to complete their pumpkins.
There will be a Halloween carnival and costume contest in the forum on Friday, at lunch. The winner will receive two semi-formal tickets.
This year Bear Creek Secondary will hold its Night of Excellence on Thursday, October 23rd with ceremonies beginning at 6:30 pm. This is a celebration recognizing academic achievements of last year’s grade 11, 10 and 9 students who have earned an overall average of 80% or more in eight subjects. Guests should arrive between 6:00 and 6:15. In support of the Me to We campaign, non-perishable food items will be gratefully accepted at the door. In addition, there will be a cost of $5 per family to cover light snacks and refreshments after the ceremony. Out of respect for all participants, we kindly ask that all students and their guests stay for the duration of the evening. See you then! Students should bring forms and $5 to the Math workroom (room 254) at lunch by Monday, Oct 20th.
Bear Creek Secondary School is excited to announce that we are once again partnering with Red Leaf Student Programs to host a group of students from Onomichi Higashi Prefectural High School in Japan. More details
The Parent Portal is now available. On Fri. Oct. 3rd students that are under 18 years of age will receive a letter in homeroom. This letter contains an access code that, combined with their student number, will allow parents to create an access account. Instructions are included in the letter. Student numbers can be found on report cards and student status sheets. If you have any questions please feel free to call or email the school. Please note that access codes and student numbers cannot be given out over the phone.
Grade 12 students can design their Bear Creek ring online and save when ordering in school. Jostens Rings are on display for a limited time during lunch October 1st,6th, and 7th. Bring your $60 deposit. Catalogues are also available at the main office.
The Game is On! 2015 Bear Creek Yearbooks are now on sale for the early bird price of $45. Buy before the end of October and get a free name embossing. If you wait, the price will go up, so don’t miss out on an amazing collection of memories. Order yours from our table in the forum, room 121, or at yearbookordercenter.com.
On Wednesday, October 1st there is going to be a SUSO (Speak Up, Speak Out) presentation of “How’s Your Day?” for all grade 9 students. The presentations will cover the topics of:
Stress/Anxiety Self-harm, Depression Abuse, Belonging/Fitting In Bullying, Teen Pregnancy, and Suicide
The Overall message from the performance is:
“Creating a community of support for students where they can feel comfortable expressing their feelings, thoughts, and emotions about issues that many teens deal with on a regular basis.”
Students will leave the performance and debriefing session with resources to help them deal with difficult issues surrounding mental, emotional, and psychological well-being.
Further information and resources can be found on the Bear Creek Wellness Page.
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