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Friday March 8, 2019

  • Track Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week after school.

  • Next week is March Break and you know what that means...a whole week to READ!  Students and staff ...come to the Library to stock up on books to read during the break.

    Also, exciting White Pine news...The White Pine Celebration's date has been set for Friday April 26, so come to the Library and pick up and read a White Pine book so that you can join us for a fun day on April 26th.  Stay tuned for details about the different sessions. For more information, please see Mrs. Minard.

  • Congratulations go out to all five Beamsville competitors in the DSBN Floristry Challenge that happened last Wednesday. Special commendation goes to Kimberlyn Kulawic for achieving a SILVER MEDAL!
    Kimberlyn will receive her medal at the DSBN Technological Skills Celebration on April 17th at Club Italia in Niagara Falls. Way to go Kimberlyn!!!

  • Happy International Women's Day: The 2019 International Women's Day theme is #BalanceforBetter. A balanced world is a better world. How can you help forge a more gender-balanced world? Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, a gender-balance of employees, more gender-balance in wealth, gender-balanced sports coverage ... and wage parity.

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to see Izzy Saranchuk's exhibit in the Wing One Gallery? Tara Speranzini's favourite is Portfolio Cover. Which one is your favourite?

  • Willy Wonka: Today's rehearsals are cancelled again. Watch for emails with rescheduling information. See everyone on Sunday, March 17th.

  • DSBN Off the Wall Art Show: If you have a chance to go to the DSBN Off the Wall Art show, you should go. The work of Autumn Bigger, Chloe Dart, Riley Groulx, Izzy Saranchuk and Quinn Talukdar is featured. The exhibit is at the Education Centre, 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines. 

  • Willy Wonka Sign-Ups: Sign-Up Sheets are now posted outside of Room 1-208, across the hall. Please sign up as soon as possible.


Thursday March 7, 2019

  • Track Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week after school.

  • A huge congratulation to the BDSS swim team who competed at OFSSA over the last two days. Brittany Keller, Aidan Johnston, Caitlin English and Connor MacPhee competed and made BDSS incredibly proud. A special congratulation to our para division that sets some amazing personal bests, cutting off impressive amounts of time on their swims. Caitlin English cut 35 seconds off of her 100m freestyle and brought home a 5th place finish. The para team combined placed 4th in overall para teams. Congratulations everyone! 

  • School Reach: School Reach, both Junior and Senior, will meet today at lunch in Room 3-201. New members are always welcome.

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to see Izzy Saranchuk's exhibit in the Wing One Gallery? Justin Brookes-Cadieux's favourite is Self-Portrait, Autumn Leigh's is Maple Grove and Tyler Filipe's is Crimson. Which one is your favourite?

  • Willy Wonka: Today's rehearsals are cancelled. If possible, can we reschedule for tomorrow?

  • DSBN Off the Wall Art Show: If you have a chance to go to the DSBN Off the Wall Art show, you should go. The work of Autumn Bigger, Chloe Dart, Riley Groulx, Izzy Saranchuk and Quinn Talukdar is featured. The exhibit is at the Education Centre, 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines.

  • Hey BUCS it's not too late to come out for the Badminton Team.  There will be a practice after school today from 3:30 to 5 in the large gym.  See you there!

  • Could Evalina Cripps please come down to the Student Success office following this morning's announcements.


Wednesday March 6, 2019

  • Track Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week after school.

  • There will be an assembly for ALL potential graduates today during the MSIP period.

    AFTER attendance is taken, all grade 12's that will be graduating this June are asked to come to the cafeteria. This will be a "check-in" to make sure they are on track, and that those who have applied to college and/or university are taking care of "next steps". There will also be information regarding apprenticeships and job searches for those heading to work after graduation.

  • Eco club meets today at lunch in Mrs. Fairbanks room.   This is an important meeting to discuss Envirothon, so attendance is important.  See you there!

  • Pride Prom: Quest Niagara is looking for youth volunteers for the Pride Prom Committee to plan the upcoming event. All LGBTQ+ and their Allies are welcome to volunteer. If you are interested, check it out on the FYI Boards.

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to see Izzy Saranchuk's exhibit in the Wing One Gallery? Nathan Booger's is You Like Jazz? Paige Garvie's is Untitled Sketch and Shannon Swinson’s is Creative Challenge. Which one is your favourite?

  • Willy Wonka: Today's rehearsal from 12:40 to 1:10 is for Scene 17. See you in the Drama Room. Thursday's rehearsals are cancelled.
  • DSBN Off the Wall Art Show: Congratulations to Autumn Bigger, Chloe Dart, Riley Groulx, Izzy Saranchuk and Quinn Talukdar whose artwork is featured in the DSBN Off the Wall Art Show. The exhibit is at the Education Centre, 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines. 

    Tuesday March 5th, 2019

    • Eco club members are reminded to return their Envirothon forms to Mrs. Fairbank! Please pop by her classroom period 1 or 2 quickly to discuss!  

    • Track Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday every week after school.

    • There will be an assembly for ALL potential graduates this Wednesday, (March 6th) during the MSIP period.
    • AFTER attendance is taken, all grade 12's that will be graduating this June are asked to come to the cafeteria.

    • This will be a "check-in" to make sure they are on track, and that those who have applied to college and/or university are taking care of "next steps".

    • There will also be information regarding apprenticeships and job searches for those heading to work after graduation.

    • Conditioning:  Just a reminder that there is conditioning after school for track & rugby athletes.

    • There will be a Badminton Practice today after school from 3:30 to 5PM in the large gym.  If you cannot attend please let either Mrs. Badawey or Mrs. Bardoel know before the end of the day.  

    • Pride Prom: Quest Niagara is looking for youth volunteers for the Pride Prom Committee to plan the upcoming event. All LGBTQ+ and their Allies are welcome to volunteer. If you are interested, check it out on the FYI Boards.

    • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to see Izzy Saranchuk's exhibit in the Wing One Gallery? Which one is your favourite?

    • Willy Wonka: Today's rehearsal from 3:30 to 5:00 is for Scenes 15 and 16. Attendance is required.

    • Coffee House: Coffee House tonight is cancelled as there are only 6 people signed up. 


      Monday, March 4th, 2019
    • Hey BUCS it’s not too late to sign up for the Badminton Team.Please see the list outside the Physed Office.Practice begins tomorrow after school from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the large gym.If you need any more information, please see Mrs. Badawey or Mrs. Bardoel.        
    • BUCS Book Club, Please join us today in the Library Seminar Room for our weekly meeting. Bring your lunch and join us today for book club bingo, hot chocolate, cookies, candies…it will be fun!!See you there.
    • Rugby and Track and Field Conditioning.We will have conditioning this week Tuesday and Wednesday after school. Be there!!