News & Newsletters

 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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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – May 17-21, 2021

May 16, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you had a lovely weekend enjoying the gorgeous May weather! Hopefully, the weather will be nice next weekend as it is a 4-day weekend for our students. Friday is a Pro-D Day so only staff will be in attendance; Monday is Victoria Day so it...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – May 10-14, 2021

May 9, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all those moms and caregivers (and those who offer some needed motherly care and love) in our Shortreed Community! We hope you got to spend some time with your family and also even (possibly???) had a chance for...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – May 3-7, 2021

May 2, 2021

Families of Shortreed, It was another exciting week at Shortreed with our Jump Day, meeting and passing our fundraising goal, participating in fundamental movement skills sessions with Pacific Sport, the final week of basketball, and the chance to try on a Mini World Boxing Council Championship Belt! Thank you so...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – April 26-30, 2021

April 25, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We had another fun week at Shortreed as we participated in Earth Day activities and kicked off our Jump Rope for Heart Fundraising campaign and health promotion. We had another school-wide earthquake drill and evacuation to make sure we are prepared... just in case! We have had...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – April 19-23, 2021

April 18, 2021

Families of Shortreed, What a beautiful week of weather we just had! We all really needed the chance for some bright sunshine and warm days to get outside and play and learn as classes and cohorts. Even our fire drills are better with the sun (we completed our 4th fire...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – April 12-16, 2021

April 11, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you enjoyed the sunshine this weekend and are looking forward to a week full of warm weather! The students have been very curious and interested in the work being done on our backfield as they prepare the area for blacktop for 4 portables (to help...

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Shortreed Community Elementary

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