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Brooks' Briefs - June 30th, 2017

July 03, 2017
​ Attached is our year-end newsletter. Have a wonderful summer! Check out our website throughout the summer for updates.  
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Parent and Guardian Letter - Talk to your youth about drugs

June 19, 2017
​ Please see the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.
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Student Week at a Glance: June 19th - June 23rd

June 19, 2017
​ Attached is this week's SWAG. It contains detailed information about our Assessment Week & Exam Schedule.
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Providing relief during tramatic events

June 19, 2017
​Staff and Community Members,

First and foremost our prayers and sympathies go out to all families and friends affected by this tragedy. We are a close community and we will come together to support one another through these difficult times. We have debriefed with our critical incident team and will have...
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: June 12th - June 16th

June 12, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of our SWAG for the coming week. Please contact the school if you have any questions.
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Brooks Student Week at Glance: June 5th - June 9th

June 06, 2017
​ Attached is this week's SWAG. Please contact us at the school if you have any questions or comments.
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GRAD 2017 Celebrations Update - May 30th

May 30, 2017
On Saturday June 3rd we will be hosting our annual Grad Celebration at the Recreation Complex. We are proud of our Class of 2017 and everything they have accomplished. Here is some information that our Grads and their families will need to know
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: May 29th - June 2nd

May 29, 2017
​ Attached is this week's SWAG. please contact the school if you have any questions.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: May 22nd - May 26th

May 23, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of this week's SWAG. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: May 15 - May 19

May 15, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of this week's SWAG! Please contact us at the school if you have any questions.
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Brooks School Survey - May 2017

May 12, 2017
​ We are inviting members of our school community to participate in an online survey to provide feedback as we begin to wrap up the current school year. Here is a link to the survey: Brooks School Survey - May 2017  The survey will be available until Friday May 26th.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: May 8th - May 12th

May 08, 2017
​ Attached is this week's S.W.A.G. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: May 1st - May 5th

May 01, 2017
​ We have another busy week ahead of us at Brooks: Term #3 Report Cards, our drama production 'Snoopy & Friends', hosting the North Island Track & Field Championships and more. Please stay up to date by reading through our SWAG. Please contact us at the school if you have any...
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: April 24th - April 28th

April 24, 2017
​ Attached is this week's edition of our SWAG. Please contact the school if you have any questions or comments.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: April 17th - April 21st

April 18, 2017
​ Attached is this week's S.W.A.G. Please contact us at the school if you have any questions or comments.
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Brooks Secondary - 2017-2018 School Calendar

April 11, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of our 2017-2018 school calendar.
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Student Week at a Glance: April 10th - April 14th

April 11, 2017
​ Attached is this week's SWAG. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
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Student Week at a Glance: April 3rd - April 7th

April 03, 2017
​ A link to this week's S.W.A.G. can be found by clicking HERE. A reminder that we are hosting Parent-Student-Teacher Interviews on Wednesday April 5th. We will be dismissing students early at 2:15pm; however, school buses will be running at their regular times. 
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: Mar. 27th - Mar. 31st

March 27, 2017
​ Attached is this week's S.W.A.G. A reminder to all Grade 12 students that local scholarship applications are due at the end of this week (Friday March 31st). As well, a reminder to all students who use SD 47 buses that bus passes are mandatory. Students using school buses must produce their bus pass...
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S.W.A.G. March 6th - March 10th

March 06, 2017
​ Attached is this week's Student Week at a Glance. It's a good reminder for our Grade 12 students and their parents that our Scholarship Blitz started last week. Information and applications can be picked up at our main office. The deadline for applications is Friday March 31st.
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance - Feb. 27th - Mar. 3rd

February 27, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of the Feb. 27th - Mar. 3rd S.W.A.G. Please contact us at school if you have any questions or comments.  
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: Feb. 20th - Feb. 24th

February 20, 2017
​ Attached is this week's S.W.A.G. Please contact us at the school if you have any questions.
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Brooks S.W.A.G. Feb.13th - Feb. 17th

February 14, 2017
​ Attached is this week's Student Week at a Glance.
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Brooks' S.W.A.G. Feb. 6th - Feb. 10th

February 06, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of our Student Week at a Glance for the week of Feb. 6th to Feb. 10th.
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Anxiety Presentation Postponed

February 05, 2017
The scheduled presentation on Anxiety that was intended to occur on Monday February 6th has now been recheduled for Thursday February 16th. Thank you
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance - Jan. 30th to Feb. 3rd - Sem. #2 Start-up Info.

January 27, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of our Jan. 30th - Feb. 3rd SWAG. It contains all the information students will need to know about our Semester #2 start-up.
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: Jan. 2nd - Jan. 6th, 2017

January 02, 2017
​ Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday. Click on the following link for all the information you need to know about our first week back. SWAG Jan. 2nd - Jan. 6th
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Brooks' Briefs - Nov. 15th, 2016

November 15, 2016
​ Click here for a link to our Nov. 15th edition of the Brooks' Briefs.
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Brooks' S.W.A.G. Nov. 14th - Nov. 18th

November 14, 2016
​ Click here for a link to a copy of Nov. 14th - Nov. 18th edition of our Student Week at a Glance.
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Brooks Student Week at a Glance: Nov. 7th - Nov. 11th

November 07, 2016
​ Click HERE for a link to this week's S.W.A.G.
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: Oct. 31st - Nov. 4th

October 31, 2016
​ Please click here for a link to our Oct. 31 - Nov. 4th S.W.A.G.
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Brooks' S.W.A.G. - Oct. 24th - Oct. 28th

October 24, 2016
​ Attached is a copy of our Student Week at a Glance for the week of Oct. 24 - Oct. 28
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Student Reporting

October 05, 2016
​See attachment below to view letter from Hon. Mike Bernier, Minister of Education to Parents.
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Student Week At A Glance (SWAG) - Oct. 3 - Oct. 7

October 03, 2016
​ Click the hyper-link for this week's SWAG:   SWAG Oct. 3 - Oct. 7
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Brooks' Briefs - Sept. 27th, 2016

September 27, 2016
​ Click here for a link to our Sept. 27th edition of the Brooks' Briefs.
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Student Week at a Glance (S.W.A.G.) Sept. 26-30

September 26, 2016
​ The SWAG (Student Week at a Glance) is an overview that we will put out for students at the start of each week. It is one more way that we hope to keep them informed and help students plan and make choices for the week. SWAG Sep. 26-30 .pdf
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Brooks' Briefs Sept. 9th

September 18, 2016
​ Here is a link to our first newsletter of the school year: Brooks' Briefs - Sept. 9th, 2016
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Home & Away - Grad 2016 Edition

June 13, 2016
​ Attached is a special Grad 2016 edition of Home & Away, SD #47s International Student Newsletter.
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Inspiring Dreams

June 06, 2016
It was a message of inspiration and hope that First Nation speaker, Janelle-Dobson-Kocsis recently brought to interested students, teachers and parents at Brooks Secondary School and Tla'amin's Celebration of Success. Detailing early childhood experiences fraught with barriers and learning challenges, Dobson-Kocsis outlined how she overcame racism and a lack of confidence...
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Home & Away - SD#47's Int. Student Newsletter - June 2016

June 02, 2016
​ Our latest edition of 'Home & Away' is attached for your viewing pleasure.
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Brooks' Briefs - May 30th

May 30, 2016
​ Attached is the May 30th edition of the Brooks Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or comments.
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Ministry Announcement Regarding New Curriculum

May 26, 2016
​The Ministry of Education has released information regarding the upcoming changes with the new curriculum. Attached you will find information regarding changes to Provincial Assessment, a set of Q&A's regarding the New Curriculum as well as letter from the Deputy Minister regarding the changes. For further details on the redesigned curriculum,...
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Brooks' Briefs - May 17th

May 17, 2016
​ Here is a link to our latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs   Brooks' Briefs - May 17th  Inside you will find: Grad 2016 information and updates, a Brooks Fine Arts update, Grade 7 students transitioning to Brooks information, upcoming events and more. Please feel free to contact Mr. Burt at Jamie.Burt@sd47.bc.ca...
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April 26th - Updated GRAD 2016 Information

April 26, 2016
  Please click on the following link for the GRAD 2016 information that went home to students, parents and guardians. April 26 GRAD 2016 Update
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Brooks' Briefs - April 14th

April 14, 2016
​ Attached is the latest edition of the Brooks Briefs. Brooks' Briefs Apr. 14.pdf  
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Tla'amin Nation Celebration

April 12, 2016
On Saturday, representatives from School District #47 and others in the community joined in the Tla'amin Nation celebration of the enactment of their treaty.  Hegus Clint Williams was presented with a sculpture that was commissioned by the Board and created by retired teacher, Ed Oldfield. The juvenile chinook salmon represents the...
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Home & Away - April 2016

April 06, 2016
​Attached is the latest edition of Home & Away: SD #47's International Education Newsletter. Home and Away April 2016 .pdf
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Brooks' Briefs - March 11th

March 11, 2016
​ Attached is the March 11th edition of our Brooks' Briefs. Have a wonderful Spring Break! School re-opens on Tuesday March 29th.
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Brooks' Briefs - New Curriculum & Looking at our School Structure

March 10, 2016
​ Attached is a notice we are hoping all of our parents, guardians and school community members will read. It provides details on the upcoming changes to our curriculum and information about the potential changes to our school's structure that we are looking at.
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Brooks' Briefs - Feb. 17th, 2016

February 17, 2016
​ Attached is our Feb. 17th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Please contact Mr. Burt at Jamie.Burt@sd47.bc.ca if you have any questions or comments. ...
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Home & Away - SD #47's International Student Newsletter

February 02, 2016
​ Attached is the February 2016 edition of Home & Away. There is a nice feature on Ruihui (Jo Jo) Sun from Chengdo, China. Enjoy!
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Brooks' Briefs - Jan. 29th, 2016

January 29, 2016
  ​Attached is our latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs. In it we say farewell to our Office Manager, Ms. Vallee, and wish her a Happy Retirement! We also welcome new staff members for the start of Semester #2. There is also some Day #1 Semester #2 information for students to be...
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Brooks' Briefs - Jan. 20th, 2016

January 20, 2016
  Attached is the January 20th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Our January Exam schedule and information is included.
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Brooks' Briefs - Jan. 11th, 2016

January 11, 2016
​ Attached is the January 11th edition of the Brooks Briefs. Amongst other items, it contains all the information students and parents will need to know for our upcoming Exam Week (Jan. 25th - Jan. 29th).
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Revised School Calendar 2015-2016

January 06, 2016
​Please see attached revised School Calendar (addition of two Pro-D Days).
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Open Letter to Community

December 22, 2015
​ Read an Open Letter to the Community of Powell River regarding the current labour dispute as well as the current and hopeful future roles of the Board of Education.
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Board Letter to BCSTA

December 22, 2015
The School District 47 Board of Education has submitted a letter to Ms. Teresa Rezansoff, President of the British Columbia School Trustees Association regarding the failed negations between the Province and BC Teachers Federation. The letter in its entirety is attached.
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Message from Superintendent

December 22, 2015
Read the attached announcement for more information on the continued labour dispute​ and the affect that it may have on school start up next week. For a historical background to this current labour dispute see our  Job Action page.
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Open Access to ERAC Database

December 22, 2015
Thanks to the generosity of our vendor community, ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) has arranged for BC students and their parents to gain easy home access to the  ERAC Online Database Bundle  until schools reopen for the new school year. Please share this good news with your students and parents as soon as possible!...
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Adopt a School

December 22, 2015
Coles Town Centre has chosen to “Adopt” Texada Elementary School this year. Coles is currently fundraising to support book purchases for the school library. Individuals can “Adopt” as well, simply by following this link. Adoption takes about 30 seconds to complete and can be done for free, or with an optional...
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Minister Bernier's Letter to Parents

December 22, 2015
​Over the past three years the Ministry has been working closely with Teachers and other stake holders to review school curriculum. Please read the attached letter from the Education Minister regarding some of the outcomes of that process.
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We've got a Yapp for that!

December 22, 2015
In September 2015 ​Schools in School District 47 are introducing a new way to communicate directly with Parents and Students via their Smartphones. By downloading the Yapp App and adding your Child's school you can receive instant updates about upcoming events at your child's school, as well as find quick links...
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Summer 2015 Programs

December 22, 2015
​The past summer of 2015 offered many students a diverse range of programming. Over 200 students accessed or participated in the programs offered by School District 47 this year.  Read all about it.....
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Sports Day in Canada

December 22, 2015
​Be a part of RBC Sports Day in Canada - a national celebration of the power of sport to build community and get Canadians moving! See the attached flyer for more information and locations.
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School Highlights November 2015

December 22, 2015
​Please see attached news and highlights from our District schools for November 2015.
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Brooks' Briefs - Dec. 11th, 2015

December 11, 2015
​ Below is a link to the latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or comments. Brooks' Briefs - Dec. 11th
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'Home & Away' International Education Newsletter - Dec. 2015

December 02, 2015
  ​Attached is our December edition of 'Home & Away'. Keep up with everything going on in our wonderful International Education Program.
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Two Countries One Spirit

November 27, 2015
​Durings the recent PRISMA festival a film entiled Two Countries, One Spirit was commisioned to commemorate the relationship between the Netherlands and Canada during the 70 years since liberation. View the trailer highlighting the nature of peace promoted in this film.  
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Brooks' Briefs - Nov. 9/15

November 09, 2015
​ Attached is our Nov. 9th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Please contact Mr. Burt if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.
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Home and Away Special Elementary Edition

October 30, 2015
  ​Attached is our latest edition of Home and Away
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Brooks' Briefs - Oct. 27th, 2015

October 27, 2015
​ Attached is our Oct. 27th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Burt.
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Updating Student Contact Information

October 15, 2015
  In order for students to be successful communication between the school and home is essential. Please ensure that all of your contact information (home phone, cell phone, email address, etc.) is up to date with our main office.Please check out the following link for more info: Updating Student Contact Information...
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Home & Away - Oct. 2015

October 13, 2015
​ Below is a link to our latest edition of 'Home & Away', our International Student Newsletter created by Mr. Brach.Home and Away Oct. 2015
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Brooks' Briefs - October 13th, 2015

October 13, 2015
​ Below is a link to our latest edition of our Brooks' Briefs. Please contact Mr. Burt if you have any questions or comments. Brooks' Briefs Oct.13.pdf
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Brooks' Briefs - Sept. 29th

September 29, 2015
  Here is our latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have questions or comments.
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Orange Shirt Day - Wednesday Sept. 30th

September 25, 2015
  In commemoration of so many who had to experience residential schools, we are encouraging our school community to wear orange shirts on Wednesday September 30th. Please click on this link for more info: Orange Shirt Day Info
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Brooks' Secondary "College Crew"

September 20, 2015
​"College Crew" is a blog that is put out by our Counselling Dept. to keep Brooks' students and their parents informed of upcoming post-secondary information and opportunities.College Crew Blog
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Home and Away - International Student Newsletter

September 15, 2015
​ Attached is our first edition of Home & Away, our International Student Newsletter that is created throughout the year by Mr. Brach
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BC's New Curriculum

September 07, 2015
​ Our Ministry of Education is working with educators and parents on refining school curriculum to better meet the diverse needs of our students. Attached is a letter to parents from the Minister of Education, Mike Bernier New Curriculum - Parent Letter.pdf
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School Bus Info for 2015-16

September 06, 2015
​ Click on this link School Bus Info 2015-16 for all the information you will need to know about bussing this year. Please note, there have been some changes to routes.
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Brooks' Jr. Outdoor & Sustainability Program Information

August 26, 2015
​ Below is some important information regarding our new Jr. Outdoor & Sustainability Program we will be offering this Fall for students in Grades 9 and 10. We've scheduled an information evening for Wednesday, September 2 nd at 7 PM in the Brooks Library.  Jr Outdoor Sustainability Information.pdf
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Back to School Information for Brooks Students

August 21, 2015
​ The first day of school is Tuesday Sept. 8th. We are looking forward to seeing all of our returning students and meeting the students who are new to Brooks as well. Click on the following link for all the information you will need. Back to School Info for Students  ...
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Students on Public Transit

August 18, 2015
​With school start up just around the corner this is a good time to remind students of the importance of safety while travelling on public transit. Below is a letter from the Management and Drivers of Powell River Transit, we hope that parents and students take some time to read through...
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Germany Exchange Blog

July 03, 2015
  Shortly after school ended, 24 Brooks' students and 3 staff members packed up and flew to Tuttlingen, Germany to take part in an exchange program. You can keep up to date on this amazing experience by clicking on the following link: Germany Exchange Website & Blog
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New Principal of Kelly Creek

June 27, 2015
Kelly Creek Community School, effective August 1, 2015.   Mr. Rounis has 19 years' experience in all areas of the field of education: elementary and secondary, teaching and administration - in urban and rural communities.  Mr. Rounis has a Masters in Leadership and Administration.  He is presently employed by School District 68...
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Brooks' Briefs - Monday June 15th

June 15, 2015
​ Attached is our Monday June 15th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. It has general information about our Open House this Wednesday, our Awards and Scholarship Night on Thursday and much more. As always, please contact the school if you have questions or comments. 
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Online Ferry Survey

June 10, 2015
Students in other ferry-dependent communities travel for free to sports and school-related events and Powell River area kids deserve the same benefit. In order for BC Ferries to implement a program similar to what is in place currently for student travel on the Lower Sunshine Coast, a fare increase averaging 0.8%...
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Brooks' Briefs - June 8, 2015

June 08, 2015
​ Attached is a copy of the June 8th edition of the Brooks' Briefs. There is more information on some of our incredible student-athletes who are competing at the provincial level as well as some links to Grad 2015 info. We are celebrating our Class of 2015 this Friday and Saturday!...
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Rx Health Presentation

June 05, 2015
​Come join us at Rx Wellness THIS Saturday, June 6 (6pm to 9pm) at Max Cameron. Rx Wellness is Powell River’s first Ted-style speaker series to explore Physical, Emotional, Spiritual and Social wellness. Proceeds support youth health and wellness initiatives in Powell River, including the bike libraries that our kids and...
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Employment Training Program

June 04, 2015
​Interested in a career in an exciting, growing, and environmentally friendly field, consider training in Aquaculture through Excel Career College being hosted here in Powell River. For more information check out the attached document, or visit the following website: www.excelcareercollege.com.
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Brooks' Sr. Girls' Soccer Team - 2015 AA Provincial Champions

May 30, 2015
​ Congratulations to our Sr. Girls' Soccer Team for capturing the AA Provincial Championship with a victory over Seycove in the Finals. What an incredible end to an amazing season!
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Brooks' Briefs - May 26th

May 27, 2015
  Attached is our latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs. It is a very busy time at our school and we are trying our best to capture some of the wonderful events and happenings that are going on! As always, please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or...
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The Future of Food in Powell River

May 22, 2015
  From our Farmers to our tables: Full Circle Farm, an initiative of the Society for the Advancement of Local Sustainable Agriculture (SALSA), is conducting a survey for which the underlying question is “To grow or not to grow?” More and more people want to know what they are putting into...
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Bus Application

May 21, 2015
​ Applications to ride the School Bus during the 2015/2016 year are due by the end of this month. This year the District will be modifying all of their route schedules, therefore it will be important for students to receive their passes, along with a route schedule, prior to the end of...
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Brooks' Briefs - May 13th

May 12, 2015
  Attached is our latest edition of the Brooks' Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or comments.
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Brooks' Briefs - April 21st

April 21, 2015
  Please see the attached edition of Brooks' Briefs. If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Burt at: Jamie.Burt@sd47.bc.ca ...
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Brooks' Briefs - March 13th

March 13, 2015
​ Attached is our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs.
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2015-2016 School District Calendar

March 13, 2015
  Attached is a copy of our school district's calendar for the 2015-2016 school year.
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Grad and Dry Grad 2015 - General Information

February 14, 2015
​ Attached is some general information regarding Grad and Dry Grad 2015. Please contact the school if you require more information.
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Brooks' Briefs - Feb. 16th

February 14, 2015
  We have had a great start to Semester #2! Attached is our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or comments.
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Dual Credit Parent & Student Info Night - Tues. Feb. 10th at 7:00pm

February 09, 2015
​ If you are a student who is interested in taking advantage of one of our Dual Credit programs in the near future you and a parent or guardian should be attending this information session on Tuesday Feb. 10th at 7:00pm. Contact Mr. Palm for more information.
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Brooks' Briefs - Jan. 28th

January 28, 2015
​ Attached is our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs. Please let Mr. Burt know if you have any questions or comments.
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Exam Week: Fri. Jan. 30th - Thurs. Feb. 5th

January 27, 2015
​ Our last day of classes for Semester #1 is Thursday Jan. 29th. Exam Week begins on Friday Jan. 30th and will run through Thursday Feb. 5th. Please check the attached schedule for exam times and locations.
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Brooks Musical - "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

January 16, 2015
​ On Feb. 12th, 13th and 14th our students will be putting on a production titled "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" in our theatre. See the attached poster for all the details. It is recommended for an audience of 13 years and over as there is some mature subject...
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Brooks' Briefs - Jan. 15th

January 16, 2015
​ Attached is a copy of our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs.
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Kindergarten Registration Open

January 15, 2015
​ Please see the attached notice regarding Early Registration for the 2015/2016. School Registration for 2015-16--Mar 31-15.pdf Please note: Registration is only required for new students, Kindergarten, and In-District Transfers. Deadline for early registration is March 31, 2015. Registrations submitted after March 31, 2015, will be subject to school availability. Please...
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Kindergarten Registration Open

January 14, 2015
​ Please see the attached notice regarding Early Registration for the 2015/2016. School Registration for 2015-16--Mar 31-15.pdf Please note: Registration is only required for new students, Kindergarten, and In-District Transfers. Deadline for early registration is March 31, 2015. Registrations submitted after March 31, 2015, will be subject to school availability. Please...
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Brooks' Briefs - Dec. 18th

December 19, 2014
​ Attached is our latest and last edition of Brooks' Briefs for 2014! Enjoy and have a wonderful holiday season.
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Home & Away - SD47's International Education Program News

December 15, 2014
  Attached is our latest edition of "Home & Away" courteousy of our International Program Counselor Mr. Brach. We hope you enjoy it!
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5th Annual Jingle Jog

December 12, 2014
​ Our Fitnesses Classes are hosting the 5th Annual Jingle Jog on Sunday Dec. 14th. All proceeds go to our local Food Bank. Please see the attached for more information.
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Term #1 Newsletter

December 08, 2014
​ Attached is our Term #1 Newsletter that went out with Report Cards last week. If you have any questions or comments please let us know.
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Home & Away - Powell River's International Education Program News

December 08, 2014
  Attached is a link to our Dec. 7th edition of SD47's International Student Newsletter. A big thank you to our International Student Counsellor, Mr. Brach, for putting it together.
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Brooks' Briefs - Nov. 25th

November 28, 2014
  ​Attached is our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs.
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Brooks Holiday Food Drive

November 25, 2014
​ To kick off the month of December and spread the holiday spirit, our Student Leadership is organizing a Food Drive during the week of Dec. 1st - Dec. 5th. Read about the details in the attached.
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Unique Learning Opportunities Through Brooks

November 18, 2014
  Please see the attachment for information regarding some unique learning experiences for students including: a Germany exchange trip for students in Grades 9 & 10 and information about SD #47s Coast Mountain Academy.
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Brooks' Briefs - November 17th, 2014

November 17, 2014
  Attached is our latest edition of 'Brooks' Briefs'. As always, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions please contact us at the school.
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Brooks' Briefs - Thursday Nov. 6th

November 06, 2014
​ Attached is our latest edition of Brooks' Briefs. As always, if you have any comments, questions or suggestions please contact us at the school.
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"Beyond Brooks" - Wednesday Nov. 19th

November 05, 2014
​  On Wednesday November 19th at 7:00pm, we are inviting all Grade 11 & 12 students and their parents/guardians to an evening conference where preparations can begin for life 'Beyond Brooks'. Please take a look at the attachments and pre-register for 2 sessions that interest you the most.
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Halloween - "Chem 12 Style"

October 31, 2014
​ Mrs. Balzer and her Chem 12 class.  
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New "SchoolConnects" System

October 27, 2014
  Please see the attached letter that has information about a new system we are trying this year to help improve communication between school and our students' homes. If you have any questions please contact us.
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Halloween Costume Contest

October 27, 2014
​ On Halloween our Student Council will be hosting a Costume Contest at lunch in the Great Hall.
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Important Information for Grade 12 Students & Parents

October 22, 2014
  Here is a link to some important information for all of our Grade 12 students and their parents: http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/Publications/Grade%2012%20Student%20and%20Parent%20Information.pdf  
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Brooks' Briefs - Wednesday Oct. 22nd

October 22, 2014
  Here is a link to the Oct. 22nd edition of "Brooks' Briefs": http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/Publications/Brooks'%20Briefs%20October%2022%202014.pdf If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Burt. 
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Brooks Athletics Update - Week of Oct. 17th

October 19, 2014
​ Here is a link to a quick summary on how some of our teams made out last week ... http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/Publications/Athletics%20Update%20Oct.17.pdf
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Sliammon Students to Visit UVIC

October 19, 2014
  One of our school counsellors, Mr. Brach, will be accompanying a group of Sliammon students to the University of Victoria in the near future. Check out the attached to find out more about this great opportunity.
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Brooks Athletics Update - Oct. 10th

October 10, 2014
​ Check out our latest update from this week! Athletics Update - Oct.10.pdf
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Flex Time Changes for 2014-2015

October 08, 2014
​ Check out our latest copy of Brooks' Briefs for the updates on Flex Time. http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/Publications/Brooks'%20Briefs%20-%20Oct.%208th.pdf
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Brooks' Briefs - Sept. 29th

September 29, 2014
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Brooks' Briefs

September 25, 2014
  Attached is some information about what has been happening during our first week. Brooks Brief Welcome Back September 25 2014.pdf
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"Student Timetable Changes" Procedure

September 19, 2014
   Attached is the procedure we will be using this year for any students who need to make changes to their timetables this year. Due to our delayed start and additional factors we are anticipating there may be more changes needed than usual. We thank you in advance for your patience...
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Principal's Message - Sept. 18th

September 18, 2014
​ Thursday September 18, 2014 Dear Parents and Guardians, As many of you know a tentative agreement has been reached between the BCTF and the government. Our local Board of Education has already ratified the agreement. Today the tentative agreement is going through the ratification process as BCTF members across the...
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Attention Gr. 12 Students - Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

September 16, 2014
​ Attention Grade 12 students: It is time to start looking into opportunities for scholarships, bursaries and awards. Please check out the following link http://www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/ProgramsServices/counselling/aid/Pages/look.aspx If you have further questions please contact one of our counsellors.
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Principal's Message - August 26th 2014

August 26, 2014
I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity to once again be part of Brooks Secondary School. For those of you who do not know I was a vice-principal at Brooks for two years (2005-2007) before making the move to elementary school. I spent the last 7 years as an elementary...
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Grad photos - January 7 - 9, 2011

December 06, 2010
Grads can sign up in the office now for their Grad photos.
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Name Our New School

November 17, 2010
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New trades video

November 04, 2010
School District 47has recently updated its videos outlining the various Dual Credit programs available through Brooks Secondary School which can now be seen in high definition at the following link http://www.youtube.com/user/sd47ctc 
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New School Construction

October 20, 2010
Secretary Treasurer Steve Hopkins announces updates to the New School Construction
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Northern Sunshine Coast Ferry Advisory Committee

October 20, 2010
School Trustee Mr. Doug Skinner recently reported out on the work of the Northern Sunshine Coast Ferry Advisory Committee

Announcement Archive

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Brooks' Briefs - June 30th, 2017

July 03, 2017
​ Attached is our year-end newsletter. Have a wonderful summer! Check out our website throughout the summer for updates.  
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Parent and Guardian Letter - Talk to your youth about drugs

June 19, 2017
​ Please see the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.
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Student Week at a Glance: June 19th - June 23rd

June 19, 2017
​ Attached is this week's SWAG. It contains detailed information about our Assessment Week & Exam Schedule.
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Providing relief during tramatic events

June 19, 2017
​Staff and Community Members,

First and foremost our prayers and sympathies go out to all families and friends affected by this tragedy. We are a close community and we will come together to support one another through these difficult times. We have debriefed with our critical incident team and will have...
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Brooks' Student Week at a Glance: June 12th - June 16th

June 12, 2017
​ Attached is a copy of our SWAG for the coming week. Please contact the school if you have any questions.

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