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Balgonie Elementary School
Believing Everyone Can Succeed
BES Magazine Campaign is OPEN!!!
​Please be encouraged to buy magazines in our ONLINE ONLY magazine ordering campaign from now until October 13, 2017. You can purchase from your students classroom in the online ordering system so that their class gets the recognition for sales. Online ID for ordering from our school campaign is: 3732997  BES Magazine Cover Letter FY18_.pdf
BES Magazine Campaign is OPEN!!!

​Please be encouraged to buy magazines in our ONLINE ONLY magazine ordering campaign from now until October 13, 2017. You can purchase from your students classroom in the online ordering system so that their class gets the recognition for sales. Online ID for ordering from our school campaign is: 3732997 BES Magazine Cover Letter FY18_.pdf

BES Daily Hot Lunch Orders - NOW AVAILABLE! (click here for more details)
​If you would like to buy hot lunch ticket credits for your students please contact the BES School Office. Hot lunch items will be available daily through this new program. BES Office: 306-771-2345
BES Daily Hot Lunch Orders - NOW AVAILABLE! (click here for more details)

​If you would like to buy hot lunch ticket credits for your students please contact the BES School Office. Hot lunch items will be available daily through this new program. BES Office: 306-771-2345

BES Hot Lunches

***In addition to our regular canteen items, we will be extending our services and offering a daily hot lunch item for pre-order. Hot Lunch credits must be pre-purchased for each individual student prior to ordering.

BES Hot Lunch Menu Items

  • Hot Lunches: Daily at BES fall of 2017 for Kindergarten to Grade 8. Start date September 5, 2017
  • All hot lunch pre-order items will be $3.50 per item (credit).
  • Parents can buy multiple credits for their student (s) (must indicate how many credits per student).
  • Parents are responsible for keeping track of their credits.
  • Phone calls will be made from the office if no credits remain.
  • One credit will get student one hot lunch item, 2 credits two items, and so on (some students might want two pieces of pizza for example)

Purchasing Hot Lunch Credits

  • Parents may purchase hot lunch credits from the SCHOOL OFFICE.
  • Student will order lunch in the morning when homeroom teacher asks.
  • Teacher will enter the order for each student's lunch online (credits will be deducted from the student's credit total).
  • Our canteen worker will prepare the orders.
  • Each student who orders will be given a ticket to be taken to the canteen at lunch.
  • At lunch time the students that ordered will take their ticket to hot lunch order line and get their hot lunch item by handing in the ticket for that order.
  • All credits must be paid for prior to ordering to Mrs. Selinger at the office. No cash should be given to the classroom teacher the morning of the order.
  • 1 credits
  • $3.50
  • 6 credits
  • $21
  • 12 credits
  • $42
  • 18 credits
  • $63
  • 24 credits
  • $84

 

    • Mondays:                            Pepperoni Pizza – 1 slice
    • Tuesdays:                            Chicken Strips
    • Wednesdays:                      Lasagna
    • Thursdays: Cheese Pizza – 1 slice (one BESCC hot dog day per month – no pizza available on hot dog days)               
    • Fridays:                                Taco in a bag
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ED WEEK 2017: BES Bobcats Mystery Readers Week
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The Secret Path
On October 22, 1966 near Kenora, Ontario, Chanie Wenjack died when he walking home to the family he was taken from over 400 miles away. Fifty years later, Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie has taken Wenjack's story and turned it into the Secret Path project, which consists of a solo album, a graphic novel and an animated film. The intention for Downie — went public with his diagnosis of terminal brain cancer in May — is to utilize his celebrity to draw attention to Wenjack's story and the legacy of residential schools. Why all Canadians need to follow in the example of Gord Downie 'The most emotional thing I've ever done': Jeff Lemire on illustrating Gord Downie's Secret Path With Secret Path, Gord Downie is illuminating a way forward to Indigenous artists " Secret Path acknowledges a dark part of Canada's history – the long-suppressed mistreatment of Indigenous children and families by the residential school system – with the hope of starting our country on a road to reconciliation," the project's website states. Downie's music and award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire's illustrations also came together in an animated film that was broadcast by CBC in an hour-long commercial-free television special this past Sunday — you can still stream it here on CBC Arts. How can Chanie Wenjack's story make a difference? Immediately following The Secret Path broadcast, CBC live-streamed The Road to Reconciliation, a special one-hour panel conversation with CBC's Jesse Wente, filmmaker Tasha Hubbard, and National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation director Ry Moran, live from CBC's Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. In an engaging discussion, these Indigenous leaders will reflect on how art can help us face the past and work together to change Canada's future. The panel can be streamed in Canada and worldwide at cbc.ca/secretpath. Read more about Secret Path here.
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Math RAP!
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Heritage Minutes: Chanie Wenjack
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Andy the Musical Scientist at BES Sept. 19, 2016 1:00 pm
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