BCHS June Newsletter

June 8th, 2018


Band Notes

Our final band concert for the year is coming up on Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. What is even better, is that our talented Art students will also be displaying their amazing work that evening as well. The concert is in the East gym and the art display will be in the Centre gym. The kids are pretty excited about showing off what they can do!


Field Trips

Mechanics Field Trip – NADP and Castrol Raceway- Friday, June 8

The Fort Edmonton Field Trip will roll out on Thursday, June 14th, for all grade 7s, as part of their Social Curriculum. This is an opportunity to discover what life was like for European settlers and the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.



Senior High Athletics Award Banquet is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th at 6:00pm

Senior High Volleyball tryouts will be held on the following dates. June 11, 13, 18 and 20th.


News from the BCHS Library

BCHS Library will be having “No Fines Week” from Monday, June 11 to Friday, June 15, 2018. All overdue books returned that week will have the fines waived. All library books are due back on June 15. Please check in your lockers or at home for books and reading materials belonging to BCHS. Return novels and textbooks as soon as your exams are completed. All books must be returned by June 27th.

A reminder to Grads – any library fines must be paid before Grad.


Health Care Aide Program

Congratulations to the Health Care Aide class of 2017-18 on their participation in the NorQuest College Convocation Ceremony at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton. Thanks to the instructors and staff who continue to provide encouragement and supported as they complete the last portion of the program. There are a few spots remaining in HCA program for next year. An HCA certificate can possibly assist you in getting a job that you want, perhaps better pay, or it can help you to get into the program that you want to ultimately pursue. Students interested in participating in next year’s HCA program need to get their registrations & deposit into the school office right away. Students graduating in June are more than welcome to sign up, as long as you are no older than 19 on Sept. 1, 2018.


Exam Support

Final exam time is quickly approaching!

The last day of regular classes for all students is Wednesday, June 20. Be in class, be on time, be prepared, review your notes, get a “study buddy”, use exam bank ( www.exambank.com, Username: phrd.bchs, password: sound). Information is available in the office regarding Diplomax and Apex diploma tutorials. Copies of “The Key’’ Study Guide for high school diploma courses are available from the teachers of the Diploma courses and copies of select courses are available for $20 in the office.


Final Exams

Please take note of the final exam schedules that follow.

All diploma exams will begin at 9:00 am with the exception of Science 30 which will begin a 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 28.

High school exams and Grade 9 Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) begin at 9:00am.


Diploma Exams – Grade 12

Wednesday, June 13 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. English Language Arts 30-1 Part A* & English Language Arts 30-2 Part A*

Thursday, June 14 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Social Studies 30-1 Part(ie) A* & 9:00 A.M. – 11 :30A.M. & Social Studies 30-2 Part(ie) A*

Monday, June 18 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Francais 30-l Partie A & French Language Arts 30-1 Partie A*

Tuesday, June 19 9:00A.M. – 11:30A.M. Francais 30-1 Partie B  & French Language Arts 30-1 Partie B

Wednesday, June 20 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. English Language Arts 30-1 Part B & English Language Arts 30-2 Part B

Thursday, June 21 National Aboriginal Day – No Exams Scheduled

Friday, June 22 9:00A.M. – 11:30A.M. Social Studies 30-1 Part(ie) B & Social Studies 30-2 Part(ie) B

Monday, June 25 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Mathematics 30-1 & Mathematics 30-2

Tuesday, June 26 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Chemistry 30

Wednesday, June 27 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Biology 30

Thursday, June 28 9:00A.M. – 12:00P.M. Physics 30 & 1:00 P.M. – 4:00P.M. Science 30**


High School Exams – Grade 10 & 11

Thursday, June 21 Period 1 classes according to Monday’s schedule

Friday, June 22 Period 2 classes according to Monday’s schedule

Monday, June 25 Period 3 classes according to Monday’s schedule

Tuesday, June 26 Period 4 classes according to Monday’s schedule

Thursday, June 28 Exam Make up Day


Grade 8 Exams

Thursday, June 21 9:00 am Grade 8 Math & 1:00 pm Grade 8 Social

Friday, June 22 9:00 am Grade 8 Science & 1:00 pm Grade 8 LA


Grade 7 Exams

Thursday, June 21 9:00 am Grade 7 Language Arts & 1:00 pm Grade 7 Math

Friday, June 22 9:00 am Grade 7 Social & 1:00 pm Grade 7 Science


During exam time, students are only required to be at school when they have exams.

Students are reminded to remove/clean out/take home all personal items from their locker by the end of the day on Friday, June 22.

Locks are to be returned to the office as each student will be assigned a different locker next year. The school will remain open until June 29.

Report cards for all students will be mailed home during the first week of July.


Graduation News

Grad Packages: Grads can pick up this package which contains ceremony passes and other graduation related items on Thursday, June 21 from 12:00 noon until 12:00 pm in the BCHS Library. Please be reminded that any monies owed to the school must be paid before the package can be released.


Rehearsal:Thursday, June 28 at 4:00pm sharp at the Arena. Grad gowns will be handed out at that time. Rehearsal will consist of the March of the Grads and Grand March Practice. The rehearsal is mandatory for ail graduates. If you have any questions regarding the ceremony, please contact Mrs. McGinn or Mrs. Schmidt at the school.

Thank You

We wish to express our gratitude to ail who have volunteered in any capacity at BCHS this year including those who coached, supervised, drove bus, mentored, did presentations, etc.We appreciate your time and expertise. Thank you to the entire community for your support throughout the year!


Forward to the 2018-19 School Year

  1. Senior High timetables for the 2018-19 school year will be distributed to students by mid-June. Any timetable changes required may be
  2. made prior to the end of the current school year.
  3. The school office will open on Monday, August 27 for new registrations.
  4. All students will be assigned a locker and a school lock.
  5. Class lists for Jr High will be posted by 4:00 pm on August 30. Jr High students will receive their timetable and locker assignments on the
  6. first day of school from their homeroom teacher.
  7. The first day for students for the 2018-2019 school year will be Tuesday, September 4.
  8. School photo day at BCHS is scheduled for Monday, September 10.
  9. BCHS will host an open house for parents and students on September 6, 2018 in conjunction with “Make the Connection” night being held in the school.