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Need help? Not sure about something? Please let us…

Posted on May. 26, 2020

We are here to help. Everything can feel overwhelming at times, and that's O-Kay! We all feel it. So what can we do to help?  If you are struggling with a subject don't hesitate to let your teachers…

WRSD Re-Entry Parent Release

Posted on Aug. 7, 2020

This is the letter from WRSD for parents with information on our divisions Re-Entry plans.   WRSD Re-Entry Letter to Parents

March 2020 Newsletter is now out, also Jody Carrington!

Posted on Mar. 2, 2020

Our March Newsletter is now available. Also some info about the upcoming speaker March 17th at Breton High School: Jody Carrington:  

2019

December Sure is Busy! (Wish we had a time machine...)

Posted on Dec. 2, 2019

Christmas Concert 2019 With the Christmas Concert fast approaching, we would like to remind everyone that we have sent home a form asking for #'s for our performances. This year we are running a full…

New year, new wildly important goals!

Posted on Aug. 27, 2019

Breton Elementary is ready for a new school year! Teachers and Staff have been working hard to make sure we are ready for students. Custodians and maintenance staff have been cleaning and fixing all summer,…

2018

Attitude of Gratitude

Posted on Oct. 22, 2018

Breton Elementary's Student Lighthouse Team challenged students in our school to write about things they are grateful for in their lives.  Here is a terrific selection of writing from our students in…

Fire Safety Day 2018

Posted on Oct. 11, 2018

What a great fire safety day! Thank you so much to the dedicate Breton Fire Department. We had presentations, the little ones got to go through a smoke house, and we did window exit drills in Grade 3…

Orange Shirt Day 2018

Posted on Sep. 28, 2018

Breton Elementary School recognizes Orange Shirt Day!  Our staff and students wore orange to remember all the people who were impacted by the residential school system in Canada.  

Welcome Mrs. Tammy Pierini

Posted on Aug. 28, 2018

We would like to welcome Mrs. Tammy Pierini to Breton Elementary as our new Grade 2 teacher.  She comes to Breton Elementary with a wide variety of teaching experience and we are excited to have her…

Back to School 2018

Posted on Aug. 9, 2018

We are three weeks away from a new school year.  Students return to school Tuesday, September 4, and it is a full day of school.  It is also the first day of school for Kindergarten students.   The…

Bike Rodeo!

Posted on Jun. 8, 2018

Const. Steve hosted a wonderful bike rodeo today! All our students were able to learn about bicycle safety, the importance of wearing helmets and how to signal. Mr. Johnson helped out with a bicycle maintenance…

Track Meet Day 2018

Posted on Jun. 1, 2018

BEST DAY EVER! Track meet was yesterday at Breton High! Glorious sunshine day and a lot of fun. Thank you so much to the staff and students of Breton High for hosting such a great event. Thank you to…

DARE Grad Held at Breton Elementary

Posted on May. 25, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Breton Elementary's Grade 6 class participated in DARE grad.  Our SRO, Const Stephen Taylor, who taught our DARE program, MC'd the event.  WE had special guests including…

Leadership Day Honoured at Breton Elementary

Posted on Apr. 23, 2018

As we are preparing for our Leadership Day on April 25, we were honoured to get a letter from our Premier.  Our students have been working hard getting our school ready to showcase their leadership abilities.  

Archery Team Attends Provincials

Posted on Mar. 16, 2018

Our archery team attended provincials, a tournament held at Northlands in Edmonton, on March 15.  We are very proud of all of our students, but we won't know the results until the end of next week. …

Breton Archery Team

Posted on Feb. 27, 2018

Our Breton Elementary Archery Team participated in the St. Anthony's invitational tournament on February 23 and 24th.  This was our first tournament of the year and the students were able to "stretch"…

2017

Christmas Concert 2017

Posted on Dec. 22, 2017

Breton Elementary held our annual Christmas Concert on December 21.  There are some lovely photos in our gallery for your viewing pleasure.  A huge thank you to our brilliant music teacher, Mr. Farrow. …

Christmas Wishes Collection a big Success

Posted on Dec. 22, 2017

Breton Elementary School collected 425 items for our local Christmas Wishes program.  We reached our school goal of 400 items.  The Breton Fire Department came to collect everything.  Way to go everyone!  …

Switch Witch a Huge Success

Posted on Nov. 10, 2017

Our Health Action Leadership Team (the HAT Team) hosted a program called "Switch Witch".  This is an annual event at Breton Elementary.  We encourage students to donate Halloween candy, in the three…

Happy Halloween from Breton Elementary

Posted on Oct. 27, 2017

Breton Elementary had a fun time getting into the Halloween spirit.  We had a terrific costume parade with entertainment from some Grade 5 dancers and our Grade 6 rock band!  Everyone have a safe Halloween.  

Book Fair Coming to BES

Posted on Oct. 18, 2017

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school and we invite you to share in this celebration of books and reading with us. This year we have set a goal of $3200.00 in sales.  This will give our school…

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Orange Shirt Day

Posted on Sep. 28, 2017

Breton Elementary participated in Orange Shirt Day on September 28.   Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada,…

Mrs. Kathleen Wiltzen joins the staff of Breton Elementary

Posted on Sep. 11, 2017

Please help us welcome Mrs. Kathleen Wiltzen to the staff of Breton Elementary.  She is joining us as our second Grade 1 teacher.  Mrs. Wiltzen and Mrs. Gatzke have been working very hard this weekend…

Breton Elementary Facebook Page

Posted on Sep. 7, 2017

Our Breton Elementary Facebook Page is one of our best communication tools.  If you have not yet "liked" us on Facebook, please do.  You will find upcoming events, interesting activities and fun things…

Welcome Back to School!

Posted on Aug. 31, 2017

Welcome back to Breton Elementary.  We are all very excited about the new school year starting.  The custodians have cleaned every nook and cranny and teachers have been busily getting their classrooms…

School Cash Online

Posted on Jun. 2, 2017

Making payments just became easier! School Cash is now available online to use multiple forms of transactions. You can still pay by check or cash at the school. Click this link to learn more.-----> SCHOOL…

Breton Elementary Choir recieves a Silver at the D.V.…

Posted on Apr. 13, 2017

Silver for Choir Our choir received a silver standing at the Drayton Valley Performing Arts Festival today. The kids got a chance to work on both our songs (Clouds and Firefly by Andy Beck) with the adjudicator Sara…

2016

Leader in Me Parent Sessions

Posted on Dec. 2, 2016

We are currently arranging Leader In Me parent sessions at Breton Elementary and need your input. These sessions would be once a month beginning in January. Every session you attend will put your name…

Blessing Bags

Posted on Nov. 15, 2016

"Blessing Bags" Breton Elementary builds ties to the larger community through service projects. This year, one such project is "Blessing Bags": large Ziploc freezer bags filled with items that would be…

Book Fair Success! (As in the event was a success,…

Posted on Oct. 20, 2016

Book Fair Achieves Goals       This years Scholastic Book Fair was a HUGE success, surpassing the goal of $3200! Thank-you to all the community members, families and students who have help to bring…

Food Drive Begins at Breton Elementary

Posted on Oct. 3, 2016

Our winter food bank drive begins today and will continue until October 14th. Alberta food banks are being used more than ever. Let's make this winter a full one for everyone. Donations can be made at…

Aware of the Past: Orange Shirt Day and Residential…

Posted on Oct. 3, 2016

Orange Shirt Day On Friday Sept.30th Breton Elementary School joined with other schools across Alberta to remember a dark and shameful time in our history.  Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph…

Winter is coming... but so is Book Fair!

Posted on Sep. 22, 2016

Come one, come all to the Book Fair at Breton Elementary! Never to soon to grab a Christmas gift, or just a literary treat! Reading is the gift that lasts a lifetime!

Cultural Day at Breton Elementary School

Posted on Sep. 15, 2016

David Bouchard  The morning began with the return of author, musician, and First Nations advocate David Bouchard. David spent the morning speaking to the students on topics from love, respect and passion…

Grade 4 Class Raises Money for Disaster Relief in…

Posted on May. 10, 2016

On May 9 and 10th, 2016, the Grade 4 class held two hot dog sales to raise money for emergency disaster relief in Fort McMurray.  Their original goal was to raise $300.00.  As word of the fundraiser…

Leadership Day March 22, 2016

Posted on Apr. 1, 2016

Breton Elementary hosted our first Leadership Day on March 22, 2016.  The students showcased their leadership skills through an informative assembly, leadership team tri-folds, school tours,  classrooms…

Breton Elementary Leadership Day Coming in March 2016

Posted on Mar. 4, 2016

Staff and students at Breton Elementary are getting excited about, and starting to prepare for, a very special event in March—our very first Leadership Day! We have now been a Leader in Me school for…

Seven Habits Training for Staff Compelted!

Posted on Jan. 20, 2016

We were proud to host the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Signature 3.1 training at Breton Elementary.  We were joined by staff from Breton High School and Warburg School.  All our staff now…

2015

School Supply Lists

Posted on Aug. 19, 2015

Looking for school supply lists?  They are on this website.  Go to "Breton Elementary" and then go to "documents" and they will be there. 

Back to School September 1st

Posted on Aug. 19, 2015

Welcome back!  We hope everyone had a terrific summer. Students will be back to school on September 1st.  The staff are looking forward to a wonderful school year.  If you need any help with anything…

Breton Elementary Grade 6 Concert Band Wins Gold

Posted on Apr. 24, 2015

Congratulations to our Grade 6 Concert Band for winning Gold at the Drayton Valley Performing Arts Festival on Friday, April 24, 2015.  They also won an adjudicators medal for their performance of "The…

Breton Archery Club Finishes an Exciting Year at Provincials

Posted on Apr. 24, 2015

Our Breton Elementary Archery Club and their coaches Mrs. Markham, Mr, Dusterhoft and Ms. Bakos finished off an exciting year of archery by attending the provincial tournament at Drayton Valley on Friday,…

Breton Elementary Choirs Receives Gold

Posted on Apr. 16, 2015

Our Breton Elementary Choir received a gold standing at the Drayton Valley Kin Club Performing Arts Festival on April 16, 2015.  Thank you to Mrs. Lindsey, our accompanist, and to all the parents who…

Breton Elementary Rocks Pink Shirt Day

Posted on Feb. 28, 2015

Students of Breton Elementary look “Pretty in Pink” on last week’s Pink Shirt Day! The majority of staff and students at BES were able to round up something pink to wear on Wednesday, February 25…

Inline Skating a Big Success

Posted on Feb. 28, 2015

Students at BES are very fortunate to have access to fun and interesting activities lately.  Throughout late January and early February classesgot to head to the outdoor rink and enjoy the crisp winter…

Winter Walk Day February 4, 2015

Posted on Jan. 19, 2015

The Health Action Team at Breton Elementary School would like to invite you to come and get some exercise! On Wednesday, February 4 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm, we challenge the people of Breton and businesses…

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Training Course…

Posted on Jan. 16, 2015

Six more staff members have completed training in the "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People".  There were three days devoted to training, facilitated by Mrs. Kolody and Mrs. Feist.  This training…

Grade 5 and 6 Ski Trip January 2015

Posted on Jan. 14, 2015

The Grade 5 and 6 classes had a wonderful time skiing at Rabbit Hill.  Some chose skiing and some chose snowboarding, but everyone had lots of fun and enjoyed a beautiful day outside.

2014

Christmas Concert

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014

Dear Breton Elementary Parents:  With our annual Christmas Concert upon us, we would like to share a few reminders and changes to our concert this year.  Our concert is tomorrow, December 18.  We will…

Local Author to Visit Breton Elementary

Posted on Oct. 5, 2014

Local Author to Visit Breton Elementary!          On Wednesday, October 15, students at Breton Elementary get the privilege of meeting local author and inspirational speaker, Nicole Brook.  Nicole…

Food Bank Drive a Huge Success

Posted on Oct. 5, 2014

Way to show community leadership!  On Friday, October 3, our Grade 6 class counted the final tally of our food bank drive and helped load all items for delivery.  We collected 567 items and some cash…

Leader In Me Food Bank Drive

Posted on Oct. 2, 2014

Our food bank drive for the Breton Food Bank is finishing tomorrow, Friday, October 3.  As of Thursday, we have collected 470 items for the food bank.  We had set individual, classroom and a school…

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014

Welcome back to school.  The staff of Breton Elementary are very excited to be working with your children this year.   We are a Leader in Me School.  You will find posted all around the school the…

New School Website to Launch September 2014

Posted on Jun. 12, 2014

Mr.Farrow has begun training with the new website software. We are now in the process of moving and updating information from our previous version of the site. Look for changes coming soon.