School News

2017

Fun at the Maze

Hello Parents; Our week finished off on a very fun note. The day at the corn maze was a very enjoyable time for all students. Although the weather was certainly not promising early in the morning, we were blessed to have a dry but cool day. We were able…

A New Year

Hello Parents; Welcome back. Our first week, as expected, was a busy one. Getting everything up and running, welcoming our new students and establishing routines was the priority of our first four days. It is exciting to be back and to see what God has…

Summer is Here

Hello Parents; Our last week of school for 2016/17 is here. We will wrap up the school year on Wednesday, June28. The handing out of report cards will take place in the gym at 10:15 followed by our parent-child water balloon toss. The bbq will get underway…

Exam Week

Hello Parents; It was both a busy and fun week at Brant Christian. On Wednesday our grade 1- 4 students were off to the Glenbow Museum for the day. Thank you to the parents who were able to come and help with the supervision. Our grade 5 - 12 students…

Well Done Grads!

Hello Parents; The focus at Brant Christian this past week has been honouring our 7 graduates. On Thursday we held our grad chapel where each of the grades had an opportunity to say thank you to our grade 12 students and to poke a little fun at them…

Graduation 2017

Hello Parents; Thank you to all the parents who spent last Friday at Brant helping with our annual sports day. Your help makes it possible for that day to be as much fun as it was. Of course Mr. Doerksen adds a great deal to the fun as well. It was a…

Busy Week

Hello Parents; You can tell we are almost to June by how many activities are happening at school. Last Wednesday our junior high track team traveled to Vulcan for their district track meet. This event had to go rain, shine or snow and the forecast was…

Celebrate the Long Weekend

Hello Parents; I hope that you are enjoying a beautiful long weekend and have been able to spend it with family and friends. It is so nice to feel the warmth of the air again. As teachers, we are back in school on Tuesday. Much of the day is spent making…

Happy Mother's Day

Hello Parents; I want to take the time to recognize and thank all of the mothers who are reading this. You have one of the most important roles in our society and I appreciate the work you do in raising your family. It truly is a never ending job and…

Talent Show Success

Hello Parents; On Thursday of last week our student's council put together an exciting display of talent. Thirteen different groups performed for their fellow students and parents. The top 3 placements were Raelene Bennik, Janaya Gage and Colton Fearon.…

Welcome Back

Hello Parents; I trust that the Easter break was an enjoyable time for your children and yourself. This will be a busy week at school. I would like to start off by congratulating the cast and crew of the play, "Mystery at Shady Acres." I thought they…

He is Risen

He is risen indeed. They are marvelous words that we will speak next Sunday as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. As we enter the Holy week I trust that you will take time to talk with your children about the last week of Christ prior to His death.…

Springtime

Hello Parents; The recent warm days and extra daylight makes such a difference in everything we do. Our school yard has now dried up. We have been outside a couple of times with various groups of students picking up litter left over from the winter months.…

Thursday Night

Hello Parents; This coming Thursday night at the Christian Reformed Church in High River, there will be a presentation on ADHD by Dan Duncan, a specialist in this area. The event will get underway at 7:00 PM. This is being promoted in the Palliser, Foothills…

Monday PD

Hello Parents; For those of you who might be reading this late on Sunday or early Monday morning, a reminder that Brant Christian is closed Monday because of a professional development session for our teaching staff. School will start on Tuesday at the…

Kindergarten Open House

Hello Parents; This Wednesday, March 8, we will be hosting an open house for parents who will have children old enough to attend kindergarten by September 2017. The open house will run from 1:00 - 3:30. Please use this as an opportunity to invite your…

Skating Party

Hello Parents; I trust that your children have enjoyed their time away from school. If you were one of the fortunate families to get away over this break I hope that your time away was enjoyable and relaxing. The highlight of this week will be our family…

BCS Open House

Hello Parents; This will be a busy week leading us into the Family Day weekend. On Tuesday we have a Valentine's Day chapel going on. It is a morning chapel starting at 9:20 with our k - 6 students. Joint worship starts at 10:15 with the jr./sr. high…

Family Ski Day

Hello Parents; February is always an exciting month, short as it is, there is always lots going on. This past week was a fun one. On Friday we celebrated "formal day" where we encouraged our students to come dressed up. I was very impressed by how many…

New Semester

Hello Parents; Wednesday of this week will mark the halfway point of the school year. The final diploma exam will be written on Monday. There is no school on Tuesday and then we start up again on Wednesday. This Friday is a school day and like all Fridays,…

Mid year

Hello Parents; The highlight of the week was our chapel on Wednesday. After Marlyn Brunning presented her challenge to our students, it was encouraging to listen to the students speak. To stand up in front of your classmates and talk openly about how…

Hard at Work

Hello Parents; The first week back was a busy one. Students in grades 9 - 12 were rushing to meet course deadlines. Some exams will start this week with the main load coming over the latter two weeks. It was good to be back at school and to see the students…

Happy New Year

Hello Parents; I trust that the two week break was enjoyable for your children. We are looking forward to seeing them at school tomorrow. This year our Monday morning assemblies have focused on the various names of God. Tomorrow we take a look at the…

2016

Merry Christmas

Hello Parents; Thank you to all the parents and guests who were able to attend our Christmas school play on Thursday, December 15. It was good to see the gym so full. Congratulations to Mrs. Anderson and her cast for a job very well done and to Mrs.…

Brant Christmas play

Hello Parents; The highlight of the upcoming week will be our school play that takes place on Thursday, December 15. The play starts at 7:00 PM. Plan to be there a bit early to get a good seat and then stay afterward for some refreshments and socializing.…

Nativity Play

Hello Parents; I hope that if you are reading this post that you also attended the band concert on Thursday night. The students did a fantastic job in their performances. Thank you to Mr. Rodgers, Mr. Steeves and Mr. Kortius for the work they have put…

Band Concert

Hello Parents; On Thursday December 1, Brant Christian will be presenting their first band concert of the school year. The concert will take place at the High River Baptist Church with the conductor's baton dropping at 7:00 PM. We will have our students…

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Hello Parents; To those of you who were able to make it out to the annual general meeting, thank you for taking the time to come and support our school in this way. We had a very good turn-out and as promised, the meeting did not run for very long. Thank…

Annual General Meeting

Hello Parents; This Thursday, Nov. 17 will be the annual Brant Christian School Society general meeting. It will take place at the High River Full Gospel church starting at 7:00 PM. These meetings are not long and are very informative. It would be well…

Auction Success!

Hello Parents; For those of you who were not able to make the annual Brant Christian School Auction, you missed out on a fantastic evening. Thank you to our auction committee for all their work. The event went over very well, job well done. For all the…

Two Months In

Hello Parents; It is hard to believe that we are two months in to our school year. The time has passed quickly. As teachers we are getting ready to start work on the first term report cards. These will come home on November 18. The parent teacher conferences…

High School Fund raising

Hello Parents; Our time away at Teacher's Convention was very enjoyable. We listened to several encouraging speakers. Some who reminded us about the importance of our role as teachers and some who challenged us to look deeper into who we really are and…

Teacher's Convention

Hello Parents; With this being a short week I thought I would explain a little about the convention that the teachers will be attending in Sherwood Park. As you know there will be no school this Thursday and Friday.  Brant Christian is affiliated with…

Brant's Chorus group

Hello Parents; The big news at Brant Christian this week is that we will be starting up a choral group for students in grade 7 - 12. Tim Korthuis, music pastor at Okotoks Alliance Church, will be the director. Practices will start this Thursday, October…

Parent/Teacher Night

Hello Parents; What a beautiful weekend. It is difficult to beat a warm, fall day when there is very little breeze. I marvel at what a magnificent country we live in, there is beauty all around us. Certainly a reason to be thankful. The big event for…

New land for Brant Christian

Hello Parents; A quick summary of last week and an outline of what is coming up this week. Last Wednesday's concert by Joal Kamps was a great way to help start this year. It was well attended and a very enjoyable event. Joal and his wife Lauren have…

High River Pro-Life Apples

Brant Christian School will be taking orders for apples which are being sold as a fundraiser for High River Pro-Life.  If you are interested in purchasing, here are the details:$45.00 for a 40lb case or buy 1/2 case for $25.00Kinds:  1.  Spartan  …

215

Hello Parents; The number being used as the title for this blog is our estimation as to how many people were in attendance last Tuesday at Brant Christian School's opening day ceremony and pancake breakfast. It was exciting to see our gym full of students,…

First Day Reminders

Hello Parents; I want to remind you of the events for Tuesday and some upcoming activities. We invite all parents to join us for Tuesday morning. The students will spend their first 30 minutes in their homeroom classes and then gather in the gym for…

New year, New students, New teachers!

Hello Parents; It has been a busy summer at Brant Christian. We have had many new families join our school since we said good bye in June. God has blessed us with many new students and great parents. When we open the doors to start the school year 2016/17…

Back to School Info!

We are excited to welcome a new school year, full of great promise!  The biggest news is the number of new faces that we will see at Brant. We have 20 new students joining us this year and we look forward to making them a part of the Brant Christian…

Celebrate Summer

Hello Parents; After a very fun, exciting and blessed school year, it is time to wrap things up and enjoy the relaxation that summer brings for many people. Recapping last week; our day at SABC was a perfect day to be at camp and close to water. Thank…

Year end events

Hello Parents; Our grade 6 students are breathing a sigh of relief. They completed their Provincial Achievement Tests and as a class they have done very well and we are proud of them. Our grade 9 students have 2 PAT's to write this week and their year…

Exams begin

Hello Parents; Now that our sports have wrapped up and most of the field trips are over, this week is looking kind of slow. For our students in grades 6, 9  and 12 their final provincial exams are coming up. The grade 6 and 9's will be writing their…

Grade 12's Honoured

Hello Parents; So much can happen in the space of one week. On Wednesday Mrs. Niemans, Mrs. Poulson and Mrs. Nauta took 12 of our junior high athletes to the south zone track meet that was held in Lethbridge. Many of our students achieved their personal…

Track and Field

On Thursday May 26 the BCS Junior High track team traveled to Vulcan to compete in the district track meet. Athletes who placed first or second in their event would then qualify to move on to the south zone track meet. At the end of the day, Brant Christian…

Grad, track and talent show

Hello Parents; Another busy week at Brant Christian. Although we had a short week, we crammed a great deal of activity into the three days. On Thursday our junior high track team headed to Vulcan to compete in the district track meet. When the day ended…

Brant's Got Talent!

Our TALENT SHOW was held on Friday, May 27 and what a wonderful production!  Students of all ages, with talents of all kinds performed for a delighted audience! Special thanks to our emCee's for the event: Janessa N and Melina R. Congratulations to…

Performing Arts Presentation

Hello Parents; If you were not able to attend our spring Performing Arts Gala on Thursday night, you missed out on a very special performance. Thank you to all the parents, relatives and friends who were there. It is always exciting to see the gym filled…

Spring Play and Final Concert

Hello Parents; I hope that you have set aside either Wednesday afternoon or Thursday evening this week. Our spring play, "The Selfish Giant" and our Spring concert will be taking place. The matinee performance will begin at 1:00 PM and the Thursday evening…

Happy Mother's Day

Hello Parents; I trust that as you read this you are able to say that you were able to let your mother know what a blessing they have been in your life. My greater hope is that you do this throughout the year and not just on the day we choose to celebrate…

Welcome Pre-schoolers

Hello Parents; I am amazed at how many events are happening at Brant Christian. Let me start with a recap of last week before I outline what is coming up for this first week of May. Badminton has been front and center in the area of athletics. Our senior…

Writer's Symposium Week

Hello Parents; This upcoming week has been set aside to recognize the writing talents of our students. In period 7 of each day (2:15 - 3:00) we will be meeting in the gym where each day a different grade level will be showcasing their written work.…

Busy Week

Hello Parents; Seeing the leaves appearing on the trees makes me realize that we are a month ahead of schedule with our spring happenings. We were blessed with another beautiful weekend and it proved very beneficial for our work day at school this past…

Work day at Brant Christian

Hello Parents; This Friday, April 15, will be a work day at Brant. There are many reasons to celebrate living in the country and there are also some drawbacks. One of these is the number of gopher holes that exist in our playing field. We plan to fill…

Character day and Furniture needed

Hello Parents; As we head into passion week there are two major events (requests) to make you aware of. This Thursday our student's council will be hosting a character day for all students and staff. Students are encouraged to dress up in a costume of…

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

It's not too early to start thinking about the 2016-2017 School Year!  For existing families, re-registration forms and all necessary fees are due back by April 4, 2016.  If you have misplaced your re-enrollment package, find it here. We are always…

Weekly Highlights

Hello Parents; To all parents who were able to come out to the parent/teacher meetings, thank you for taking the time. It is always good to meet with you and talk about your children. This is a relatively calm week ahead with regards to meetings or events…

March Happenings

Hello Parents; It has been a while since I have posted information on this site and I wanted to update you on some of the events for the month of March. This coming week is report card time. The term 2 reports will be sent home on Monday. Parent/Teacher…

Reliving Mexico Mission Trip Memories

For the 16 students who went to Mexico January 27-February 3, life won't be the same.  Eyes have been opened, hearts have been changed.  In case you missed the special chapel held on February 10, at the bottom of this post is the slideshow presentation…

Penny Carnival FUN!

Alex, one of our grade 5/6 students, has been tirelessly raising money for cancer reseach and the BCS Student Council wanted to help him reach his goal! Today's penny carnival fundraiser included games, food, prizes and one brave boy who shaved his head…

Did you know?

Did you know that BCS has a curling team?  Indeed, we do! It is made up of 6 energetic junior high students and the team plays out of the Vulcan curling rink, with the odd game in Milo, on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5. Throughout the months of January…

Notice from Alberta Health Services

Please take a moment to read the attached letter from Alberta Health Services' Medical Officers of Health regarding the extreme importance of an up-to-date Measles immunization.  

Exciting changes for Brant

Hello Parents; By now you have all received word from our society board about some exciting news. In order for us to build a new school closer to High River and Okotoks we had to apply to the Foothills School Division to see if they would accept us as…

Opportunity for Parents - February 1

On February 1, parents and guests will have the opportunity to join BCS staff as they listen to Jojo Ruba speak. He is a Christian apologist who is the director of Faith Beyond Belief, based in Calgary. He will be speaking to our staff at 1:00 PM,…

Enjoying WINTER at BCS!

The school grounds and surrounding countryside are simply stunning in the winter!  We are lucky to have such a beautiful area to enjoy!  Our students have been making good use of the skating rink and playground, even on the frostiest of days!  Thank…

UPDATE: Joal Kamps appearance rescheduled...

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Joal Kamps is unable to join us tomorrow - January 13 - for chapel.  His visit and performance will be rescheduled for a later date. Stay tuned for details.                     We've got a very…

Happy New Year

Hello Parents; Our first week back and the start of 2016 went well. Monday morning was rough for many of the students. I think the teachers were able to hide it a bit better but it was great to be back at school. This month's assembly focus is on missions…

Important Information for High School Students

Parents and High School Students: Please take a moment to read this article.  

2015

Christmas Celebrations!

December at BCS isn't complete without an amazing Christmas concert and stage production, an all-school pajama party and loads of Christmas fun!  Click for photos!

Merry Christmas

Hello Parents; This will be my last posting until the new year and I wanted to wish all of you a blessed Christmas. My prayer is that each of you will experience the joy and peace of Christmas as we celebrate God's ultimate gift, salvation. Last Thursday…

Important Ski Trip Information

The annual BCS Ski Trip is coming up!  You should have received information in the black bag that went home this week, but in case any of it went missing, everything you need is right here!  Please note that you can now pay ONLINE! **Grades 1-8 One…

Christmas Production

Hello Parents; One of our yearly highlights takes place this week, our school celebration of Christmas. Our Christmas festival gets underway at 7:00 PM on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Brant Christian School band will make its' official debut and start our…

Skating Time

Hello Parents; This coming Friday, Dec. 4, we will be officially opening the start of another year of our skating rink. We will get underway at 2:30 followed by hot chocolate and snacks. This event is open to all students and parents. If you can join…

Mission to Mexico Fundraiser Raised over $1000!

A big shout out to those who supported the Garage and Bake Sale this past weekend!  Thanks to your generosity and hard work, the Mission to Mexico team raised just over $1000!  

Grade 3/4 Class packs TWELVE shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child!

Last week Friday, Miss Wolfe's class had their shoebox packing party!  After several fundraising efforts, the class was excited to finally see the fruits of their labor!  Thank you to everyone who donated extra items towards the cause!  To see more…

Report Card Time

Hello Parents; First term report cards will come out on Monday. Parent/Teacher interviews will take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. If you have not contacted the school to book your meeting times, please do so as soon as you can. We look forward…

19th Annual Brant Christian School Society Dinner & Auction a GREAT success!

THANK YOU to everyone for your part in making this event a GREAT success!  Each one of you helped us celebrate the BCS community and raise a very generous amount of money towards some great causes! We are blessed by the consistent support and amazing…

Celebrating Volleyball at BCS!

Such a successful volleyball season so far!  We are so proud of our Eagles!  On October 16, our grade 5/6 class was able to head to Vulcan for a one day volleyball tournament against half a dozen other area schools!  Not only was it an exciting outing,…

Busy week

Hello Parents; Although it was a short week for our students, it was a busy week for the school. I hope that many of you were able to attend the annual Brant Christian School Auction that took place on Saturday evening. To all who attended, thank you…

BCS Annual General Meeting - November 18th

Our Annual General Meeting will be held 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 18th at the Full Gospel Church in High River, AB.  All parents are members and are strongly encouraged to attend.  In order to vote on different agenda items we require a majority…

Mexico Mission Trip FUNDRAISING

Did you know?  There is a team of High School students heading to Mexico January 27-February 3, 2016.  They will be building a house!  Together, the group has to raise $10 000 dollars to cover the cost of building materials for the house.  There…

Paying Tribute

Hello Parents; With November 11 almost here I want to encourage you to attend a Remembrance Day ceremony this Wednesday. Both High River and Okotoks put on excellent services. If you cannot attend a service in person at least watch the ceremony from…

Book your Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews!

Appointments can now be made for Parent Teacher Student Interviews which are to be held:Wednesday, November 25th (Gr. 1-12) 4:00 - 7:30 pm Thursday, November 26th (Kindergarten - Gr. 12) 4:00 - 7:30 pm November interviews are mandatory and are essential…

Last Chance for Auction Tickets!

Thursday, November 12th it the last day to purchase your tickets to the 19th Annul Dinner and Auction, which is happening at the Highwood Memorial Centre on Saturday, November 14, beginning at 4:30pm!  If you haven't already done so, please contact…

November events

Hello Parents; The highlights of this past week ranges from 10 of our high school girls attending a conference in Calgary on Tuesday to the dress up day on Thursday and the boat races held at SAIT on Thursday. On this past Tuesday there was a student…

Upcoming events

Hello Parents; With last week being so short and with little to report, I thought it would be best to remind you of some important upcoming events. On Tuesday of this week, 10 of our students along with Marlyn Brunning and Chrissie Nauta will be attending…

Teacher Convention

Hello Parents; It was good to see the students back in school on Wednesday and to hear about their weekend adventures as many had travelled to the homes of friends and family. The exciting news of the week was that Mr. Booker has returned. He is looking…

Happy Thanksgiving

Hello Parents; Six weeks have already passed to mark the beginning of this school year and as we take time to reflect and give thanks, there is a great deal to be thankful for. Thanksgiving has always been a special time for me. It gives reason to get…

October is here

Hello Parents; Thank you to all parents who were able to come out on Thursday evening to meet with the teachers. This will be an annual event giving the parents an opportunity to come and receive a quick update on their children and talk with the teachers. …

Parent/Teacher Time

Hello Parents; As the heading indicates this is the week of our first parent/teacher meetings. We encourage all parents to come out and take advantage of the time to talk with your child's teacher and find out how the first month has gone. The meetings…

Brant Christian School opens up classrooms and options

Teacher Danielle Fisk works with a student in Brant Christian School's new band room. The addition of two, course-specific classrooms provides further proof that neither parents nor students have to sacrifice choice to enjoy the small-town benefits of…

Exciting Week

Hello Parents; What a beautiful weekend this has been. I trust you have had time to get out and enjoy our warm weather. This will be a busy week at Brant. On Monday several of our students will be off to Southern Alberta Bible Camp to participate in…

Busy Month

Hello Parents; September is starting to fill up quickly. Please take note of the upcoming events. * Sept. 21 cross-country meet at SABC for students in grade 3/4 - grade 7/8. Drivers needed * Sept. 23 field trip to Heads Smashed In Buffalo Jump for grades…

Away We Go!

Hello Parents; I trust that this long weekend has been enjoyable for your family despite the cold, wet weather. Our first week back was fantastic. It was good to see the students back and sense their enthusiasm. The energy they bring to school is contagious.…

Welcome Back

Hello Parents; The summer has been a very busy time around Brant Christian School. In early July the High River Baptist church hosted over 400 young people who had come from across western Canada to participate in SERVE 2015. We were fortunate to have…

Okotoks Parade

Hello Parents; This past week has been filled with more exams. Our grade 6, 9 and 12's have all been involved with provincial exams while the remaining grade levels have been busy writing in-class finals. On Saturday we entered our school float in the…

Exam Time

Hello Parents; The final hurdle for many of our students before their summer break is of course the Provincial Achievement Tests for grades 6 and 9 and Diploma exams for our grade 12 students. The diploma exams started on Friday of last week and will…

Graduation 2015

The highlight of this past week was of course the graduation ceremonies for our 4 grads; Ruth-Anne Klassen, Brooklyn VanHell, Aaron Wasik and Alexandra Woodley. On Thursday afternoon we held a special grad chapel where each of our grade levels got to…

June is Here

Hello Parents; The highlight of last week was of course the annual sports day. Despite cool, windy weather, the event was a success. Thank you to Mr. Doerksen for all of his pre-planning and for the volunteers and teachers who helped at each of the events.…

Writers Symposium

Waterton trip

Talent Show

Hello Parents; Our week ended with a flurry of activities. On Friday afternoon we held our annual talent show contest. I applaud all the students who performed. I appreciate their school spirit and enthusiasm and trust they will come out and compete…

Ottawa, Little Britches and more

Hello Parents; A busy week at Brant going into the May long weekend. On Thursday we were entertained by the school band from Champion. They showed us how a small school can have a great band program. One that we will see at Brant starting this September.…

Happy Mother's Day

Hello Parents; To all the mothers who may read this blog, I hope that you enjoyed a day of appreciation and relaxation. Thank you for all that you do to keep your families strong. The strength of our society is still tied to the strength of our family…

Ottawa approaches

Hello Parents; Now that we are into May it is amazing to see the changes all around us that Spring brings. Leaves are starting to bud on the trees, flowers are blossoming and the farmers fields around the school have been busy for a couple of weeks now.…

Spring Production

Hello Parents; This coming week will be an exciting one for many of our students. Our spring production takes place this Thursday, April 30 at 7:00 PM in the school gymnasium. I am looking forward to seeing our students on stage and to their performance.…

April posting

Hello Parents; It was good to be back in school last week and to hear the stories from students of their Easter break adventures. For the month of April our unsung heroes of the Bible are the sisters, Mary and Martha. We introduced these two Biblical…

Family day March 27

Hello Parents; What a fantastic day this turned out to be. It is so nice to have June weather in March. I hope that the reverse does not happen come June! Our family day activity was an Esther egg hunt. No that is not a spelling mistake. We are studying…

Report Cards Term 2

Hello Parents; To all of you who were able to join either Wednesday or Thursday evening last week, thank you for coming out. It was good to see each of you and to discuss the progress your children are making in school. The second term report cards will…

Skating Party fun

Hello Parents; This past week began in our Monday morning assembly telling the story of Esther and Mordecai. So far the students know who King Xerxes was and how his wife Vashti was removed from the throne and that Xerxes has met Esther for the first…

Welcome to March

Hello Parents; On Friday we celebrated our monthly family day. For our high school students it was a shared meal as a special tribute to the day. In the first two periods of the afternoon students in grade 5 -12 listened to a guest speaker, Alan Shlemon…

High River Bus

The High River bus is not operating this morning because of mechanical difficulty. Service will be up and running this afternoon.

Skating Party

Hello Parents; A couple of reminders for you. We will be hosting a family skating party on Thursday March 5. We will be skating from 7:00 - 8:00 and then enjoy some hot chocolate and goodies from 8:00 until 9:00 in the gym. Please let Cathy know if you…

BCS facebook page

Hello Parents; Brant Christian is in the process of putting together a facebook page, thanks in part to the efforts of one of our parents, Karen Dees. This ia additional  way that we hope will help you stay in touch with the school and also an opportunity…

Palliser Trustee Meetings

      Please join the Palliser Board of Trustees for an evening of information sharing   Palliser Regional Schools Board of Trustees and Central Office administration invite you to learn more about our division. Incorporated in 1995, Palliser has…

Exciting News

Hello Parents; We do have exciting news to share from Brant Christian School. Our society board met on Tuesday evening and confirmed that starting in September of 2015 we will have a band program and a full music program for grades 1 - 4. Our band instructor…

February's arrival

Hello Parents; I always enjoy the start of a new month. It's like the beginning of a new chapter and the way our weather changes in Alberta each month does bring a whole new series of events. Although February is a short month, it will be a very busy…

Community Spirit

   Hello Parents; Fridays at Brant are always special days. We get to spend the end of the day in our family groups. It is exciting to see our older students interacting with our younger grades. They are excellent role models, demonstrating enthusiasm,…

Upcoming events

Hello Parents; Maybe I am being overly optimistic but I think that I am already seeing longer daylight hours! The provincial diploma exams will continue this coming week and our grade 9 students will begin writing their achievement tests soon. The big…

Welcome back

Hello Parents; After our first week back from the Christmas break, I can say that the students are back in the swing of school life. We started Monday morning by looking at a new unsung hero of the faith by looking at King Josiah who came to the throne…

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Merry Christmas

Hello Parents; As we break for Christmas to enjoy some time with family and friends and to relax a little, I would like to wish each of you a blessed Christmas. Thank you for the privilege we have in teaching your children. We consider this to be a great…

Christmas Production

Hello Parents; Friday was a very busy day for Brant Christian. We had our official opening of our skating rink. Thank you to all of our parents who were able to attend and participate. The rink will provide hours of entertainment and exercise for our…

Official Opening

Hello Parents; Each passing week brings with it more excitement. December is such a busy month for everyone and I can sense the excitement building as we get closer to Christmas. We continue to remind our students about the significance of this season…

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Thank you parents for your time over the last two nights. It was good to see you at school. It is always good to touch base and talk about your children. The report cards will be coming home next Thursday, Nov. 27. If you are reading this blog then you…

New video

Hello Parents; It has been quite a while since I last posted any updates, I apologize for this. Fridays are always exciting days at Brant as it usually means family day where students get to participate in activities with their school families. We had…

Remembrance Day

We held a special chapel on Tuesday as our Remembrance Day service. Thank you to Sid and Rena Greidanus for coming to speak to our students. Sierra Nauta read a story about her grandfather's life during and after the war. It is a special time of the…

Cardboard Boat Races

School on Tuesday

Brant Christian School will be fully operational, Tuesday, Nov. 4. We were having problems with our power supply today and as a result had no water in the school from noon hour on. This is the reason that school was dismissed early. Thank you for the…

Auction Time!

As October draws to a close we are focused on our auction which will take place this Saturday, Nov. 1, If you have not purchased your tickets, you need to get in touch with Cathy by tomorrow. Tickets will not be sold at the door. I hope to see you there.…

Chapels

We finished off our short week with a fantastic chapel. Thank you to all who were involved. This time of worship is so important to who we are as a Christian school. The singing, the action songs and the message is a blessing to all of us. A reminder…

Scarecrows and family time

It is hard to believe that we have already passed the middle of October. Although it was a short week, it was filled with plenty of events. On Wednesday the skating rink arrived. The boards will hopefully go up next week and of course the arrival of…

Happy Thanksgiving

I wanted to take this opportunity on behalf of the staff at Brant Christian School to thank you for sending your children to BCS. It is our privilege to teach your children in this wonderful Christian environment that exists at our school. We wish you…

October theme

On Monday we introduced our students to 3 new unsung heroes of the Bible. For October we will be looking at the lives of Naomi, Ruth and Boaz. We will be emphasizing the importance of faithfulness and commitment as we examine how Ruth's dedication to…

Junior high volleyball

A very late reminder that tomorrow (Thursday) is picture day. Hopefully this does not come as a shock to any parent or student. On Tuesday after school our junior high volleyball team travelled to Arrowwood for their first match of the season. They played…

Student council underway

The first meeting of our Student's council met today over lunch. This is the group who will help implement the suggestions put forward by our student body. I am looking forward to a great year filled with many activities. If you have been to the school…

Cross country running results

What a fantastic day for running. Our students and parent volunteers showed up bright and early, later we realized too early once we arrived at SABC. I'm not saying that any of our moms are fast drivers but we were the first school to arrive. I know…

Exciting week

This week was certainly a busy one. Today was the first day of family activity at school. Each of our students now belong to a unique family and on the Fridays that we are at school we will be planning some sort of event at the end of the day to allow…

Exciting Events

There are a couple of events that are important for everyone to be aware of. There is a parent meeting tonight (Wed.) at the Full Gospel Church in High River for parents of high school students. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM. We are now underway…

Routines

Hello Parents; As our second week comes to a close I am always amazed at how quickly routines are established and how much more efficient we become once we have our routines. The students have adjusted well to being back in the classroom. The bad weather…

First Week Wrap-up

Our first week is now over and I think that we are slowly getting into our routines. I am looking forward to a very exciting year at Brant. I believe the Lord has some very special plans in store for Brant Christian School. I am very impressed with the…

A Very Wet Day

Hello Parents; Aside from the heavy rain today we had a good time at school. Due to weather conditions students stayed indoors for all of their recess time. We had representatives from Palliser today working with our grade 10 and 11 students as they…

A Great Start

It has been an exciting day at Brant Christian School. After students met with their homeroom teachers, everyone gathered in the gymnasium for our opening ceremonies. Our society chairman Mark Radvan, welcomed students back and introduced Palliser Associate…

September 2, 2014. A New Start

Hello Students and Parents; As we head into the last long weekend of summer I want to take time to introduce myself and remind you of a few upcoming events at school. As you know, the first day of school will be Tuesday, September 2. As a staff we are…

2013

2013/14 theme

Our theme for this year is based on the "full armor of God". We anticipate a great year at BCS as students will study all facets of the armor based on Ephesians 6. We will focus on: the belt of truth, the breastplate of righteousness in place, the gospel…

Playground Build Spring 2013

The Playground Project Video is complete; check it out below!