492 McGill Road, Kamloops, BC, V2C 1M3

Principal: Mr. Blair Lloyd
Administrative Assistant: Stacey Gilbert

Phone: 250-374-0608 / Fax: 250-377-2242

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**Beattie Elementary is a Nut Aware School**


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    Battle of the Books

    by Renae Gartrell -

    Congratulations to the Battle of the Book team members for competing in the Zone competition at Summit Elementary on Wednesday, April 10th.  These students had the task of reading several novels throughout the school year - on top of their regular school work!  Special shout out to the grade 3/4 team who placed 3rd at the Zone competition - one spot away from moving onto the Districts!

    Grade 3/4 - Evi, Mignonette, & Seren

    Grade 5 - Acacia & Reanna

    Grade 7 - Dipson, Caleb, & Mikko

    Calendar Fundraiser

    by Renae Gartrell -

    Beattie Calendar Fundraiser

    Animal calendars are for sale in the library - only $2 will get you a calendar filled with beautiful pictures of cats, dogs, and guinea pigs!  All proceeds from the fundraiser will support students at Beattie Elementary. 

    The sale will continue next week as well: April 2nd - 5th.


    Unplug & Play Family Literacy Week

    by Renae Gartrell -

    Unplug and Play and Family Literacy Week will take place at Beattie from Monday, Jan. 28th until Friday Feb. 1st.  Some students will be bringing home an Unplug & Play Challenge form to record "unplugged" activities like playing board & card games, reading, building Lego creations, volunteering in the community and spending more time outside going for a walk, hike, or snowshoe.

    Unplug & Play Events at Beattie:

    Monday, Jan 28 - Unplug & Play Challenges handed out to interested students
    Tuesday, Jan 29 - Poem in Your Pocket (Create & Share a Poem)
    Wednesday, Jan 30 - Beach Reading in Gym (Whole School)
    Thursday, Jan 31 - Book Exchange Day (Bring a Book/Take a Book)
    Friday, Feb 1 - Book Jacket Remix (Redesign your Favourite Book Cover)

    Literacy in Kamloops is also offering many free events throughout the week.

    Heap the Honda

    by Renae Gartrell -

    Heap the Honda Children's Book Drive     

    The 10th annual Heap the Honda Children's Book Drive, sponsored by Kamloops Honda in partnership with the Family Literacy Committee, takes place from ​ January 5th​ to ​ February 6th​ . The goals of this project are to increase book ownership in all homes and to encourage a love of reading. Over the past nine years, more than 90,000 children's books have been given away. Beattie will be collecting books here at the school up until January 24th​ and then volunteers sort and distribute the books to Bright Red Book Shelves at 22 school and community locations. Books will also be given out at the Kamloops ABC Family Literacy Day in January. New and gently used books can be donated to support this event!

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