May 05 2015

Homework Survey – have your say – May 19 – June 12

The DOE is requesting your input on the new Homework Policy – you will have until June 12th to complete it and have your say!!

The online survey will help guide the new ministerial policy on homework for students from grades Primary to 12. The policy will come into effect in September.

A link to the survey can be found at .

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Apr 23 2015

Grade 9 Trip update

Power Point from parent meeting May 7 – Click here!


Copy of Itinerary for the grade 9 trip – click here!



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Jan 26 2015

New Email and PowerSchool info for students

info on new email for students

Please click on the above link for student email changes and student PowerSchool password changes.  If you didn’t change your password before Sunday, May 10, they have now been changed for you.  If you need your new temporary password, ask your homeroom teacher or come to the office to get it.

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Jan 14 2015

May Newsletter

The May newsletter is now posted under the newsletter link!

Dates right up to the end of the school year (that we know now) are included in this newsletter

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Jan 09 2015


@brooksidejh – Brookside on Twitter

Each day we post student quotes on how they deal with stress in positive ways. Since the beginning of January, we have had over 250 new followers to our twitter page and we are excited to bring some positive thinking to others!  Thanks to all students who took part and keep checking – yours may be posted next!!!

If you aren’t already, please follow us on Twitter @brooksidejh or click here to view the tweets!!

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Jan 09 2015

Upcoming Events

Grade 9 trip – Friday, May 29 to Wednesday, June 3

Gr 7 Immunization Clinic – Thurs, June 4

How do you Cope? presenation for Grade 9 students – Thurs, June 4 7:00 pm – Bella Rose Theatre (Halifax West High School)

Last Dance – Thurs, June 11 (6:30 – 8:30)

Grade 9 Assessments – Thurs, June 18 – Friday, June 19





For a complete list of dates from now to June 30th, please go to the newsletter link and click on May Newsletter!


Check out our Power of Positivity on Brookside’s Twitter @brooksidejh

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Oct 31 2014

Community Events

Prospect Road Elementary Spring Fling

Saturday, May 30

Tickets to win these beautiful adirondack chairs will be available

Prospect Area is looking for Ball players! PRCMBA is looking for interested ball players at all levels- especially the competitive Bantam and Midget levels. Register at PRCC on May 5 from 6-8pm, or find the registration form online at




The student lead Mental Health Committee at Halifax West High School, would like to invite our grade 9 students and their parents to an event, “Wellness at the West: How Do You Cope?” on June 4th, 2015 at 7pm at the Bella Rose Arts Centre at the high school.

The event will combine education and entertainment with a focus on how we can use art, creativity, dance, music, etc. to maintain good mental wellness. The evening will include speakers from the IWK, Laing House, and The night will also highlight performers from the Halifax West who will be dancing, singing, and doing improv.



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Sep 04 2014

Safe Arrival

Please call 902-852-2062, ext 1

for all student absenses before 8 am – even if your child will be late!

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