A letter to parents and guardians from our Superintendent, Dr. Jay Yule regarding schools re-opening June 1, 2020 to part-time in-class instruction - read here.
Listen to a message from our SD47 Music Teachers!
Are you reconsidering your plans for the fall and are looking to stay closer to home at this time? Please read this joint letter from VIU and SD47 with respect to education options being offered.
It was so lovely to see so many of our students along our parade route on Friday! For those who missed it, get a sense of the excitement via this video link! (video credit: Lauryn M)
Families participated in a big way - while social distancing! Generations of present and past JT students all celebrating together! So amazing.
This little lady paid a special visit to the school on her May Day "around town" scavenger hunt. We are enjoying seeing the photos already pouring in of families' celebrations at home. Happy May Day!
We are so excited to continue with this 65-year-old tradition, albeit a little differently this year! Thanks to Ashley Hull for putting together this video to honor the day, as students participate from home. *Together - yet apart* Look for a special newsletter and PEAK story highlighting this virtual celebration!
Special thanks to the JT PAC for sponsoring this initiative, and to artist Megan Dulcie Dill for sharing your art with us!
Our annual Jump Rope for Heart activity continued this year, even though it was done remotely!
To support you and your family, we have put together an annotated list of mental health and health resources that could help during this uncertain time.
Please click here for SD47 updates and information with respect to COVID-19. Further updates will be added as they become available.
As a final project, students from traditional language and culture classes, as well as BCFNS12 classes came together in an authentic, immersive cultural experience at the Salish Centre. The Nohom featured students singing, dancing, drumming; they prepared and served traditional foods as well as gifts from hide and cedar.
Congratulations and BRAVO to the cast and crew of Romeo & Juliet! They just wrapped three evening shows after a grueling rehearsal schedule all fall. Way to go!
Pictured, HOUSE CAPULET as photographed by Kaylie of Photography 11.
Students from the Environmental Club (pictured) utilized OC time to complete a trash audit from in and around the school. You can follow the student-led group on Instagram for inspiration: instagram.com/brooks_environmental_club or @brooks_environmental_club
Mrs. Dupuis' BC First Peoples 12 class headed to James Thompson to read to classes! Stories shared were inspired or authored by indigenous peoples. Thanks to students from Photography 11 that came to document the journey and rich experience for students at both schools!
Thank you to MP North Island-Powell River Rachel Blaney, District International Principal Shannon Behan, community members and the students of the Environmental Club (sponsored by Mr. Dyck) for their great work in continuing the very important conversation around climate change in Powell River and beyond!