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DOING THE RIGHT THING, EVEN WHEN IT’S HARD.

Thank you for coming to this year’s event! Over 260 students attended from 22 different schools! If you attended the event you are welcome to join our Courage contest on instagram for a chance to win an $800 Google phone. Click here for contest rules!

 
 

BC Schools of Character
Youth Forum

Thank you Eugene Reimer for hosting our event! We appreciate the staff hosting us!

About


CHARACTER B.C. COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Cameron Friesen

David Jackson

Shelley Portas

Rupi Rajwan

Nerlap Sidhu

Heather Smith

 

 

SCHOOLS OF CHARACTER are healthy learning environments in which staff and students work together to make a positive difference in their world.

VISION All schools in B.C. commit to the intentional development of positive character in their students. 

MISSION To provide B.C. schools with the support and resources necessary to successfully implement and sustain character development.

  • Have an established set of values

  • Include stakeholders in establishing their values

  • Strategically promote their values

  • Develop ways to action their values

  • Intentionally use the language of character

  • Involve members of their surrounding community

Contact: Cameron Friesen

 

Network Schools

Meet the B.C. Schools of Character Network

ALBERT MCMAHON ELEMENTARY
Principal: Dave Cyr
K - 7 Elementary School

 

BARROWTOWN ELEMENTARY
Principal: Terry Jung
K - 7 Elementary School

 

KING TRADITIONAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Principal: Tyler Baruta
K - 7 Elementary School

 

RICK HANSEN SECONDARY SCHOOL          Principal: Dave deWit
9 - 12 Secondary School of Science & Business

 

TERRY FOX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Principal: Kathy Fladagar
K - 5 Elementary School

 

 

ASIA - SUMAS MOUNTAIN
Principal: Karen Bennett
6 - 12 Integrated Arts School      

 

DASMESH PUNJABI (K - 12)
Principal: George Peary
K - 12 Independent Punjabi School
K - 7 Elementary School         

M.E.I. MIDDLE SCHOOL
Principal: Heather Smith
6 - 8 Independent Middle School

 

ROBERTA BONDAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Principal: Paulette Collier
K - 5 Elementary School

  

W. J. MOUAT SECONDARY
Principal: Jay Pankratz
9 - 12 Dual Track Secondary School

 

 

ABBOTSFORD CHRISTIAN SECONDARY
Principal: Gerry Goertzen
9 - 12 Secondary School

 

DAVE KANDAL ELEMENTARY
Principal: Pat Jensen
K - 5 Elementary School

 

MEI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  
Principal: Shawn Burkinshaw     
K - 5  Independent Elementary School                                                                  

ST. BERNADETTE ELEMENTARY
Principal: Michael VanderPauw
K - 7 Elementary School

 

ABBOTSFORD TRADITIONAL MIDDLE
Principal: Reg Gabriel
6 - 8 Traditional Middle School

 

EUGENE REIMER MIDDLE
Principal: Ian Levings
6 - 8 Middle School

 

PRINCE CHARLES ELEMENTARY
Principal: Cameron Friesen
K - 5 Elementary School

 

TEN BROECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Principal: Lee Magis
K - 5 Elementary School

 

 

 

"Watch your thoughts; for they become words.

Watch your words; for they become actions.

Watch your actions; for they become habits.

Watch your habits; for they become character.

Watch your character for it will become your destiny."

— Frank Outlaw

Google Phone Contest

#CharacterBCcontest

#CharacterBCcontest

 
 

If you attended our Youth Forum this year you can enter the #CharacterBCcontest to have the change to win a new Google phone worth over $800. Thank you Tom Harris Cellular for your support of Character! https://www.tomharris.com

BC School Of Character Google Phone Contest

Login into your Instagram account.  You must be 13 years or older to use Instagram. Younger students, your parents will need to help you.  

Rules

1.)  Take a picture of yourself demonstrating courage. – 1 point

2.)  Take 15 seconds or more video of yourself demonstrating courage. – 2 point

3.)  Use Instagram to post the entry.

4.)  Your caption must consist of one sentence explaining why this represents courage, your first name (no last names please), school and grade.  Tag entries with the hashtag #CharacterBCcontest (Follow this hashtag on your Instagram to see all entries).

5.)  Failure to enter the information above will disqualify the entry.  

6.)  Contest closes April 1, 2019.

The winner must prove he/she was at the Youth Forum on Feb. 8, 2019  (picture of yourself or verification from teacher).