News & Newsletters

 Good Things and the Week Ahead – November 22-26, 2021

November 21, 2021

Families of Shortreed, What a week of weather that was! On Monday, our playground was a complete swamp and on Tuesday, it was shining in the beautiful sunny weather. The people (and animals) affected by the crazy rainfall and flooding have been on our minds as it has, directly and...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – November 15-19, 2021

November 14, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you enjoyed your four days with your kids (or maybe you are excited to send them back to us!). I also hope your child(ren) took some time on Thursday to continue to honour and remember those who have served our country. We were once again...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – November 8-12, 2021

November 7, 2021

Families of Shortreed, I hope you changed your clocks back and pretended to get an extra hour of sleep (we know that this doesn't happen for parents!). At school, we have moved into November and shifted our focus from fall and Halloween to Diwali, Indigenous Veterans Day, and Remembrance Day....

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 The Week Ahead – November 1-5, 2021

October 31, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We had a spooktacular week at Shortreed this past week full of festive activities, our PAC Haunted Gym, a kindergarten pumpkin patch field trip, and our Halloween parade!  A huge shout out to Cashmere Roder, our PAC executive, and all those who helped out with the Haunted...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – October 25-29, 2021

October 24, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you had a lovely weekend (a long weekend for the students). Friday was a provincial Pro-D Day and Shortreed staff were busy learning and collaborating about reading and writing instruction, Indigenous teachings and perspectives, and supporting all students in an inclusive setting. Thank you to...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – October 18-22

October 17, 2021

Families of Shortreed, Although it was a shortened (and wet!) week, there was no shortage of exciting learning opportunities for our kids!  We definitely exceeded our goal ($800) for our Terry Fox Fundraiser as we approached $1000 earlier in the week. We will send out a total this week. We...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – October 12-15, 2022

October 11, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope you had a chance to enjoy some time with family and/or friends during this beautiful Thanksgiving weekend. Thank you for all your support of our Terry Fox Run and Fundraiser! We are getting so close to meeting our goal of $800 so if you have...

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 Good Things at the Week Ahead – October 4-8, 2021

October 3, 2021

Families of Shortreed, It was a powerful week of learning and action at our school on our journey of Truth and Reconciliation. We hope you and your families took some time to remember, reflect, and honour on Thursday and that the pamphlet that was sent out helped to give you...

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – September 27-October 1, 2021

September 26, 2021

Families of Shortreed, As we near the end of our first month, we can look back with many smiles on the successful start we have had to the 2021-2022 school year. Students have settled into their new classes and there is great, positive energy in the school again this year....

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 Good Things and the Week Ahead – September 20-24, 2021

September 19, 2021

Families of Shortreed, We hope your children all had an awesome first week in their "official" classes for 2021-2022 (and all our K students had an awesome first week)! For those who are new to the school, each Sunday night, I send out our newsletter that shares some good things...

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Shortreed Community Elementary

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