Volunteer

SOS – Support Our School!

Bridlewood School Council and Bridlewood School Fundraising Society (BSFS) desperately need volunteers to support Bridlewood School!

Do you have an extra couple of hours a month? Volunteer with the Bridlewood School Council or Bridlewood School Fundraising Society.

Bridlewood School Council is a group of representatives who work together to effectively support and enhance student learning.

Bridlewood School Fundraising Society raises funds for the school. This money has been used to replace worn-out technology (SMART boards, 30 Chromebooks), pay for enrichment activities (author-in-residence, Cathy Beveridge), new supplies for the Kindergarten classrooms, hand chimes and ukuleles for the music room, and build the school’s playground! This year’s Casino fundraising event raised $62,000! Email BridlewoodSchoolCouncil@gmail.com for more information.

Volunteering at Bridlewood

Parental involvement is a vital component of school programs. At Bridlewood we encourage parents to become involved in our Volunteer Program, School Council and/or Fundraising Society. Volunteers play an important role. Through volunteer assistance, we are able to enhance the educational opportunities for our students. We recognize the value and encourage the use of volunteers in our school. 

All parents are welcome to volunteer. Generally volunteers assist teachers by providing service on a long- term or short-term basis. Some examples of support service activities are listening to children read, making math games, assisting on field trips, assisting in sports events, play days, working in the library and helping with fund-raising events.

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​​​​Volunteer with Us

​We welcome volunteers in the classroom, on field trips and with certain tasks at school or at home. Certain activities or field trips would not be possible without the active participation of our volunteers. Contact us about ways you can volunteer with our school.

Visit the CBE website for more information on volunteering, including the required registration and Police Information Check. (Please note, guest speakers or visitors to the school, and parents/guardians assisting their own child only are not considered to be volunteers and do not require a police information check.) 

Volunteering for an Off-Site Activity

If you want to volunteer for an off-site activity, please keep in mind: 

  • Volunteers on an activity are considered representatives of the Calgary Board of Education and are subject to the same expectations as staff
  • Volunteers are subject to the requirements of CBE Administrative Regulation 5003 – Volunteers, which includes an application and a police security screening check
  • Volunteers are covered by the CBE’s liability insurance policy while performing their assigned duties
  • Volunteers are covered by WCB while performing their duties
  • Volunteers receive direction from and are accountable to the teacher-in-charge​​​

Congratulations to the Lord Beaverbrook High School Jazz Band and Dr. E.W. Coffin School Grade 4, Room 5. They are finalists in the CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge. Check out their submissions! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/w1deVgh1NT https://t.co/pm7fX4SjDL https://t.co/jAub282BwY

RT @ZooSchoolyyc: How do we teach the value and importance of our connection to all living things? Maybe by getting to know our local neighbours? This is a concept our Chris Akkermann students are just beginning to understand. Have you spotted this local winter bird? https://t.co/W2MjY26FrR

RT @kinggeorgecbe: Le défi du flocon de neige a commencé! Comment est-ce que tous les élèves dans chaque classe vont créer un flocon de neige qui est aussi grand que Mme Shafina ou Mme Renée, en utilisant seulement le papier, les ciseaux et la laine? @CBELanguages #WeAreCBE https://t.co/F6vE6jP5td

RT @KeelerSchool: Grade 6 students created pictograph rocks using symbols and colours to communicate their connections to the land. #WeAreCBE #Keeler https://t.co/z18gyFvOZS

Check out this story about the @twowheelview 10-week Earn-A-Bike program at Crescent Heights High School. Students receive a refurbished bicycle, helmet and basic tools to maintain their new ride. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/95bxTQ7gli