Community and School
Bruderheim School Supports the Community Food Hamper
Each year in the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bruderheim Community School students and staff donate items to the Town of Bruderheim Food Bank.
BPAC Family Dance
The BPAC Family Dance & B-B-Q takes place every spring. For the last several years it has been in early June.
Ryerson Christie Award
The Ryerson Christie Award is presented on our Awards Night at the end of June each year to the Grade Six student who best exemplifies citizenship through volunteerism, cooperation and a positive attitude.
The Christie family originally set up this award in 1996 in memory of their late father, Ryerson Christie, who attended the old Walker School in Bruderheim in the late 1920s.
Blaze Ashmead Sportsmanship Award
The Blaze Ashmead Memorial Award for Sportsmanship was first presented at our Awards Night in June, 2004. This award is given to the Grade Six student who best personifies sportsmanship at recess, during gym class, as well as in community sports.
Blaze Ashmead, a former Bruderheim School student, died tragically on December 14th, 2003. He was an easy going student, who displayed great sportsmanship while at our school.
F.C.S.S. Volunteer of the Year Award
Every year at our Awards Night in June, the Family and Community Support Services presents a school volunteer award.
This award is given to a student who while attending our school has shown outstanding true volunteer spirit, respect and kindness while volunteering, diligence in his or her school work while volunteering, encouragement to others, and took initiative in finding volunteer opportunities on their own.
Teri-Lynn Marko Memorial Spirit of DARE Award
The award is given to a student who has taken the lessons of DARE to heart. The recipient participated actively and appropriately during DARE classes. They demonstrate an awareness of the goals and intentions of the DARE program, support their peers and resists peer pressure.
Teri-Lynn Marko is a former student who passed away, and this award is given in memoriam.
This award is given to the top three spellers in each grade from one through six. In mid to late May students, write a spelling test based on grade level appropriate words. In the event of a tie, the teacher determines additional words for a spell-off.
Highest Achievement – CNML Math Contest
Students in grades four through six annually participate in the Canadian National Mathematics League contest, a challenging, problem based contest, requiring students to use many Mathematics strategies and thinking skills. The top three results from each class are recognized. Ties are permitted.
Cynthia Willis has been the preschool instructor for 10 years. She has a diploma in Early Childhood Development and a learning through play philosophy. Cynthia believes that children can reach their full potential through play. Her program offers circle time, craft time, library time, gym time and many other centres that will captivate and develop your child's interest!
The program is open to all children that are 3 or 4 years old and are potty trained.
For more information, please call Cynthia Willis at 780.796.0008 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Helping in the Community
Parents and Students:
There are many seniors in our community that are unable to clean their sidewalks and driveways of snow. If you are able to help it would be so greatly appreciated. Please contact the following people for information and addresses of people in need. Show your kindness and compassion!
Town of Bruderheim: Judy Koschade 780-796-3731
Seniors Center: Virginia 780-796-3785 (home) 780-796-3055 (Seniors Centre)