News & Newsletters

 The Week Ahead – September 13-17, 2021

September 12, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope your child(ren) had a wonderful first week full of care and connection at Shortreed! It was so great to see all the smiles and excitement about the first week of school and to see our new Eagles soaring into Shortreed. In addition to teaching and...

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 Welcome Back! First Week Info for 2021

September 1, 2021

Families of Shortreed, Welcome to another exciting year at Shortreed Community Elementary! To all those new families, welcome to our community.  This year's startup will be back to a more typical start so we are thrilled to have the kids and the families back at Shortreed. We are so excited...

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 Kindergarten Gradual Entry Information 2021

July 8, 2021

Families of 2021 Kindergarten students at Shortreed, Thank you for coming to our Welcome to K event this year. Although it was adapted to align with physical distancing rules, we were very pleased to spend a few minutes with each and every family that was able to attend. Starting on...

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 Final Newsletter of 2020-2021

July 5, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We made it! It was not the year any of us expected but we all rose to the challenge in so many ways and had another very successful year at Shortreed!  Thank you so much to the entire community for all your flexibility, patience and support this...

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 Good Things and the (Days) Ahead – June 28-29, 2021

June 27, 2021

Families of Shortreed, Just when we think we have made it through the most challenging school year... we get yet another curveball with a school closure due to heat!  We hope you are finding ways to stay cool during this unprecedented heatwave. With tomorrow being a school closure, the hope...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – June 21-25, 2021

June 20, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you had a chance to celebrate today with a father and/or someone who plays a fatherly role! Here we go... our last full week of 2020-2021... and what a year it has been! For the many changes that have occurred this past year, it was...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – June 14-18, 2021

June 13, 2021

Families of Shortreed, It has been so great to have some school-wide events happening again! Although they look different this year, it has helped to see kids shine outside of their classrooms and in areas that might be different than their day-to-day routines. So far, we have had speechfest online,...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – June 7-11, 2021

June 6, 2021

Families of Shortreed, This has been a very heavy week for the staff, students, and families as we took the time to pause, reflect and honour the 215 children (as well as the thousands of others) who never made it home to residential school. We talked about some of the...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – May 31-June 4

May 30, 2021

Families of Shortreed, After the news from Kamloops on Thursday, I struggled to know if it was the right thing to do to share the "good things" newsletter as it has been such a heavy time for so many people. However, while on a walk with my children, I was...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – May 25-28, 2021

May 24, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you had a great May long weekend! On Friday, our staff engaged in some collaborative learning on topics such as: using technology to communicate with families; the science of reading instruction; resources and ideas for Indigenous People's Month; guided reading; cultural dance; outdoor education; and...

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Shortreed Community Elementary

27330 28 Avenue, Aldergrove
BC, V4W 3K1
Phone: 604-856-4167
Fax: 604-856-7523