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​BOWEN ISLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL
1041 Mount Gardner Road
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0
T: (604) 947 9337
F: (604) 947 0367
School: bics@wvschools.ca
District: info@wvschools.ca

Our mission is to meet the educational needs of our Community of Learners, so that members will be inspired to pursue lifelong learning. We will do this by providing diverse, stimulating learning experiences in a supportive environment which fosters mutual respect and shared responsibility.
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May 15, 2016

Finding Happiness at BIRD

Posted by Scott Slater

This spring, Bowen Island Community School's Parent Advisory Council (BICS PAC) will once again hold a spot in the line-up of Bowen Island organizations whose volunteers box and stack refundables at the Bowen Island Recycling Depot (BIRD). You may have noticed that some of these volunteers radiate a kind of happiness that you wouldn't ordinarily associate with the handling of stale beer cans.

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Apr 08, 2016

Artists in Residence creatively dig into Earth Day at BICS

Posted by Scott Slater

The BICS Earth Labyrinth is about mindfully thinking about and connecting to place. It is about the clay of Bowen Island and that which connects past to present, and humans to the land and a new way of looking at how we are connected to celebrate Earth Day 2016.

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Mar 06, 2016

A Survey of Student Learning

Posted by Scott Slater

Prior to the conclusion of each term, I review each report, something I have done enough times now to be impressed by the extraordinary diversity and depth of learning at BICS but not surprised by it. The reports capture just a little of the remarkable experiences students have in their classrooms and beyond learning about interesting and often complex things and using what they've learned to, among other things, learn more.

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