This event has been organized by some families at Wildflower school to raise money for a school in Varanasi, India. This school was started over a decade ago by two Canadians. This school provides education, nutritious food, shelter, and medical aid to children who live on the streets. Any donations over 20$ will receive a tax receipt. Come out for a fun evening with your family and bid on some of the many amazing things that have been donated by our community for this charity. Please spread the news! (more…)
Summer Kids Clay Camps - ages 7-14 years, any level of experience! Time: 10am-12pm Monday to Friday for one week. Cost: $175 includes all materials and firing. June 19-23, or June 26-30. Hand building, sculpture, and wheel throwing. Small class sizes, register early as space is limited. Contact Kathi Hofmann firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 250-352-3209
Congratulations to Suki and Willa who participated in a the 'Law Foundation Cup', a Provincial debate tournament held in Burnaby last weekend. As a team, they placed 2nd in the province in the Novice age category. Outstanding! Two former WFMS students, Riley and Harlan, also participated in the tournament. Way to go, everyone!
Get ready for a robot competition like no other. Through experimentation and mentoring, youth throughout the region learn how to design, build and program robots that they will enter into the annual RoboGames with the ultimate champion awarded with bragging rights. RoboGames is open to all youth ages 6 to 18 from four school districts within the West Kootenay/ Boundary region. Youth in teams of up to two people will be supported with six to eight weeks of robotics programming and circuit training culminating with competition in the RoboGames event at Selkirk College Castlegar Campus, Gym on April 29. The West Kootenay RoboGames is entering its 6th year of competition. Registration is now open until February 28 with a fee of $20 per team member. More info can be found…
It is so important that victims of bullying know they are not alone and there is help and support available. Wearing a pink shirt on this day sends a strong message to them that others care. Often, the simple act of wearing a shirt can start conversations - conversations can be a big step towards healing and helping! Each year, on Pink T-Shirt Day, I encourage all of you to wear something pink to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere. Take the message and remember it all year long.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017 - 7:30PM Brilliant Cultural Centre, 1876 Brilliant Road, Castlegar, BC Amy Goodman is an amazing journalist and activist. She currently hosts Democracy Now, the War and Peace report with co-host Juan Gonzales. A great speaker, she has done incredible things in her life and is a true advocate for peace and justice, and honest journalism. (more…)
Wildflower School is once again participating in the Coldest Night of the Year on February 25th! Please join us on our walk! It's cold out there. And on February 25th, we're going to do something about it. Together with thousands of Canadians across the country, our team will be walking in the Coldest Night of the Year, raising much-needed funds for local charities who support and serve the hungry, homeless, and hurting. (more…)