On Thursday, December 12, join the music students of Bear Creek for an evening of festive music as they present Seasonal Sounds. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $4.00 and can be purchased from any music student or at the door.
On Monday, December 16th, the Bear Creek Link Crew is presenting a Grade 9 Movie Lunch in rooms 181 and 183. Elf and A Nightmare before Christmas will be shown.Popcorn and hot chocolate will be served!
The staff vs student hockey game will be played on Tuesday, December 17, 1:00 p.m. at the Thornton Arena. Buses will leave Bear Creek at 12:30 and return students at 2:00 for buses home. Students wanting to attend this event must pick up a field trip form from the school store during lunch and return it and $2 by Friday, December 13th. Students must present their student card, $2, and form to get a ticket. Students will not be admitted to the game without a ticket.
This school day will follow an altered schedule:
Period 1 – 8:00-8:55
Period 2 – 9:00-9:55
Period 4 – 10-10:55
Period 5 – 11-11:55
Lunch – 11:55
Buses depart Bear Creek at 12:30.
Buses return to Bear Creek at 2:00.
On Thursday, Dec 19th, the Holiday Assembly schedule is as follows :
Period 1: 8:00 – 8:55
Period 2: 9:00 – 9:55
Period 4: 10:00 – 10:55
Period 5: 11:00 – 11:55
Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00
Holiday Assembly: 1:05 – 2:25
Miss out on the good yearbook prices? On Tuesday, Dec 10, yearbook will be having a ONE DAY SALE. For one day and one day only, prices return to $45. This will be your LAST chance to get a book for this price! Grab yours from our table in the forum at lunch. BUT THAT’S NOT ALL. Drop into the caf for our GRADE CHALLENGE event, where representative from your grade will be competing in silly challenges to win yearbook coupons and prizes. Which grade will survive and be crowned the ultimate grade at Bear Creek? Come and cheer on your team!
On Wednesday, December 4th, period 4, a speaker from freethechildren.com will be visiting Bear Creek. Free the Children is an international charity and educational partner, working both domestically and internationally to empower and enable youth to be agents of change. Tickets are $3 and are available in the forum at lunch.
The Adult & Continuing Education Department is offering a number of parenting programs this winter. Please consult the Parents as Partners- Winter 2014 brochure for more details.
The Bear Creek Dance Department presents The Evolution of Dance on Thursday, December 5th at 7:oo pm. Tickets are $5 or $3 with a non-perishable food item. Get your tickets in the dance studio from Miss Bruno or Mrs. Robert.
This year’s Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mathematics is scheduled for January 16-17, 2014, for those students enrolled in a mathematics class this semester. Testing dates for those students taking mathematics in the second semester will be held June 11 and 12, 2014. Students will practice for the test with their mathematics teacher. *Please note, extra help in mathematics is available after school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 2:30-3:30, in room 240. Parents are responsible for their child’s transportation. Students may still register for after-hours math help until next Tuesday, December 3.
This year’s Ontario Secondary Schools Literacy Test (OSSLT) will be held March 27, 2014, in all Ontario secondary schools. The test is a graduation requirement and must be completed by all grade 10 students and by those who were previously unsuccessful. Extra practice will be provided in grade ten classes in the second semester, and an after-hours program will be available to students. Please monitor the website for upcoming information. Should you have questions regarding the Grade 9 EQAO Assessment of Mathematics or the OSSLT, please contact vice-principal Ms. Karen Quesnel, at extension 43668.
Want to add to your Bear wear? Trying to decide on a gift for your son or daughter? We can help. The Bear Creek School Store will be taking orders for Kodiak track pants (starting at $30) and yoga pants ($32) starting Monday, November 25th. Orders received, including payment (cash or cheque), by Wednesday, November 27th will arrive before the holiday break. Orders received after this date will arrive in January. Sample sizes will be available in the School Store Monday. Print, complete and return the Pants Order Form, with payment, to the School Store between 10:50 – 11:30 daily.
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