Bluevale CI sweeps electric car challenge at University of Waterloo

The Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) Electric Car team swept the three major awards at the 2015 University of Waterloo (UW) Electric Vehicle Challenge. The BCI team competed against a number of schools from the region and across the province to capture the three titles. This was quite the amazing feat. The UW adjudicators were very impressed […]

Bluevale CI receives gold status from Ontario EcoSchools

For the third year in a row, Bluevale Collegiate Institute (BCI) has received the Gold Ontario EcoSchools Award. According to Ontario EcoSchools’ Certification Guide, the gold award “indicates that a school has taken a comprehensive approach to implementing the EcoSchools program and has achieved significant results in each section of certification.” “Visiting your school was a pleasure! You continue […]

2014-15 Linda Fabi Bursary Recipients

At the May 25 Board Meeting, five students were awarded the 2014-15 Linda Fabi Bursary. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to pursue a trade through college or apprenticeship. Students were nominated for the Bursary by a teacher, and the following characteristics were taken into consideration: The student’s key characteristics An example […]

Thirty Bluevale CI students receive Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Thirty Grade 10 students from the Choose To Lead program at Bluevale Collegiate Institute received the bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award at Waterloo City Hall on April 27. During a brief ceremony held at the beginning of the council meeting, the students were presented with a certificate and the bronze award pin by Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworski and BCI Principal […]

Annual PIC family event was a great success

The WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) hosted their annual family event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’ on Saturday, April 18 at Bluevale Collegiate Institute. They saw record numbers this year with 300 attendees registered. The event kicked off with keynote speaker, Canadian singer, actor and artist, Lesley Andrew. Lesley embraced the audience with a […]

WRDSB high schools celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day

“You will never know how high you can reach, how far you can go, how much you can do until you try. ~ Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. ~ You just might surprise yourself and surpass your original goal. Reach as high as you can!” (National Calendar Day, 2015). April 14 is National […]

Register Now for the PIC Family Event!

Registration is now open for the Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Family Event ‘Building Skills to Navigate the School Years’, April 18, 2015, Bluevale Collegiate Institute. This FREE event is open to parents, guardians and the community. Keynote speaker, Lesley Andrews, will share with us her inspiring story of ‘overcoming the odds’ to follow her passion […]

Bluevale CI grad wins Oscar for Big Hero 6

We are so excited to share that Bluevale Collegiate Institute grad, Chris Williams, took home the most prestigious movie award in Los Angeles Sunday night. As a director, Williams won his first Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film with the film ‘”Big Hero 6,” but received his first Oscar nomination for the film “Bolt” in 2008. […]

Explore skilled trades through Co-operative Education

WHAT IS OYAP? The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and experience apprenticeship skilled trade career opportunities, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12, through the Cooperative Education program. Students can become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in […]

Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 5

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 grade nine students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend. This event allows students to experience and explore the world of work as they begin to consider possible career paths. Take Our Kids […]

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