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At Bruce Middle School we've decided to go paperless with our newsletter.

There are two advantages to this:

- The saving of paper is a savings in costs and more importantly another step in our ongoing commitment to sustainability.

- By offering news in this format, we can now provide our community with real-time news as it happens, instead of waiting until the end of the month to send out information.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Ski Trip Postponed

Unfortunately with temperatures pushing to -42 with the windchill tomorrow we have to postpone the ski trip. We've contacted Holiday Mountain and the best date they have available is Monday March 17th. 

We have tentatively booked the date. More details to follow soon.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Portfolio Café - March 4th, 2014

The Portfolio Café has replaced our traditional parent-teacher conferences.  
Please come out and join us for a evening of shared learning and growth.

Grade 7 Olympics Come To A Close

After nearly three weeks of awesome activities our Olympics have come to a close. Special thanks go to the Grade 7 Teacher's Team and everyone involved in planning the various events that made the experience memorable and special.

Enjoy a photo slideshow of the events below:

Monday, 24 February 2014

City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide

City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide

The City of Winnipeg is proud to provide a wide variety of recreation and leisure opportunities that contribute to the overall well-being of our community.  The Leisure Guide is published three times per year and is filled with fun and exciting programs for everyone, including a number of camps to keep the kids busy this summer!

For more information on leisure, sport and fitness programs, please pick up a copy of the Leisure Guide, call 311 or click here.  Guides are available for pick up at civic pools, libraries and leisure centres, and at a number of retail locations including Safeway, 7-Eleven and Mac’s. 

Watch for the Spring/Summer 2014 Leisure Guide at the beginning of March!  Registration for swimming lessons only will begin on March 18 at 8:00 am.  Registration for all other programs will begin on March 19 at 8:00 am.  Registration will be ongoing after these start dates.  

City of Winnipeg Priceless Fun

Winnipeggers now have easy access to information about free recreation, leisure and library programs with the free programming guide, Priceless Fun.
The Spring/Summer edition of Priceless Fun, available in March, provides information about the free programs for children and youth being offered by the City of Winnipeg throughout the city, all in one convenient guide.
Hard copies of Priceless Fun are available for pick up at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres. You can view the current edition of Priceless Fun online by clicking here. Information about programs is also available by calling 311.

Friday, 21 February 2014

Pizza Day

Reminder Pizza Day will be cancelled on Thursday, February 27, 2014

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Bussing Applications for 2014-15

Bussing applications are now being  accepted for the 2014-2015 school year.  Please note ALL students who wish to ride the bus must apply annually.  No charge bussing is for grade 6 in catchment students only. Grade 7 and 8  students who are eligible to ride are considered purchase seats.  Each application must be accompanied by 10 post-dated cheques.  Cheques must be dated for the first of each month as per Division policy.  The price for a  purchase seat for the school year will be $40.00 per month for two way transportation.  One way is $20.00. If a family has more than one child riding, the second child (and all subsequent children) ride for half the amount the first child is paying.  If you have any questions regarding transportation, please call the school office at 888-1990.  Please make cheques payable to Bruce Middle School.


Thank You

Thank you to Parent Council
for Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week (February 10-14) was a huge success!! The staff enjoyed coffee throughout the week. There were daily draws for a ready made dinners.

On Wednesday there was a fabulous lunch consisting of salad and homemade soups courtesy of our Parent Council. A huge thank you to Sharon Stewner, Heather Howie, Cheryl Cronshaw, Tiina Winton, Tracey Miller, Greg Bankowski, Tara Davidson, Sherri Woods, Anne Bennett, Janet McLeod and Joanne Marks for the week of wonderful treats.

Parenting Your Middle School Child

Restitution Evening: Parenting Your Middle School Child
Facilitated by: Judy Anderson
February 25, 2014
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
École Golden Gate Middle School
330 Bruce Avenue

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Project Recycled Runway 2014

Project Recycled Runway 2014 is Scheduled for March 27th, 2014. If you'd like to buy tickets please contact Ms. Nowosad or the office. Check out the trailer below to see a preview of the event.

Sunday, 16 February 2014

February Success Award Winners!

Congratulations to our Athletes of The Month who were recognized at the February Assembly: Sydney P, Owen P, Grace C, Kfir K, Cayla S, Brock G.

Congratulations to all of our January Success Award Winners!

Grade 6: Brooke R, Noah G, Marisa E.
Grade 7: Brandon H, Nico F, Agel A, Josh F.
Grade 8: Lindsay S, Megan F, Amber V, Mark R.

If you'd like to nominate someone for an award, please use the online nomination form. Those completed electronically can be emailed to

Spaghetti Bridge Building Challenge

Once again many Bruce students are busyy working on spaghetti bridges. The challenge before them is to create a bridge, no heavier than 350 grams,  using regular spaghetti and white glue only. Once completed the student bridges will be entered in the annual Spaghetti Bridge building competition will be held at Kildonan Place on Saturday, March 15 (strength competition) and Sunday, March 16 (design competition). Both competitions are part of the Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week and are sponsored by The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba (APEGM).

For details on the Winnipeg competitions please visit APEGM's website.

Friday, 14 February 2014

2014-15 Registrations

We are now accepting registrations for the 2014-15 school year.  Please click here to download a copy of the Gr. 6, 7 & 8 registration.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Bruce Open House Tonight!

Go For Gold At Bruce Middle School! Join us tonight at 7pm for our Open House!

Middle School Parents still make the difference

Click here to view the Middle School Parent Pointers Calendar

Clock here to view the March Middle School Parents still make the difference!

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Spring Dance

February is undoubtedly the busiest month of our school year. We have grade 7 winter camp, open house, Brandon Jazz Festival, the grade 7 olympics, the ski trip and preparations for Project Recycled Runway. Add to this the fact that most of the grade 8 class will be away at Festival Du Voyageur on February 14th. For these reasons, we've decided to have a Spring Dance instead of a Valentine's Day Dance. More details will follow in the coming month regarding the date and music selection for the event.