Important Information Regarding Rentals & Community Use of Schools

Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]

Grade 11 Choose to Lead Students Volunteer with the Food Bank

Last week our grade 11 Choose to Lead class volunteered with the Waterloo Region Food Bank. The students worked on encouraging our local residents to give generously to the Food Bank by distributing bags for community members to fill and donate.

Important Notice for Secondary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Secondary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, OSSTF Support Staff are in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with […]

School-Day Page Added!

The login form for School-Day is now located at, along with some information about why we are using School-Day and FAQs about it. It will no longer be available in the sidebar of our website. You can reach it by choosing the School-Day logo in the sidebar instead.

Choose the school-day link from the list.

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School Council Meeting Date Changed

Due to the Federal Election on Monday, October 19th, 2015, we have changed the night of our next school council meeting to Monday, October 26th at 7:00pm in the library at Bluevale.

Hold and Secure Lifted at Bluevale

At 2:15 this afternoon the Hold and Secure was lifted at Bluevale.  Thanks to all staff and students for their patience and support through this difficult day.  Our primary concern is safety, and in conjunction with the WRPS, we did all within our power to keep our school community safe.  Thanks again to all.

What is the Difference between Hold and Secure and a Lockdown?

It has been mistaken a number of times today that Bluevale is in “Lockdown” when in fact we have been in a “Hold and Secure”.  There is a distinction, however, between a lockdown and a hold and secure.  No matter what, the key element in both is the safety of staff and students.  In a […]

Bluevale Continues in “Hold and Secure”

Bluevale remains in Hold and Secure. This is a police order, not a suggestion. This means that personnel in the Bluevale site must remain in the school, staff and students, and not leave until we are given the okay from the Waterloo Regional Police. What this means is that over lunch staff or students are […]

Bluevale in “Hold and Secure”

The following message is from Mark Hunniford, Principal.  “At 8:00 this morning we received a call from the WRPS that an incident in the community was happening in the Bluevale catchment area.   Bluevale, as a precaution, has been placed in a Hold and Secure at the instructions of the WRPS.  While there is no direct threat […]

Help us to communicate with you

Due to new Canadian Anti Spam legislation the only way for staff members to email parents within the legislation is for parents to have their email address registered with the school. This is easy to do. On the BCI website beside this post, the top banner on the left hand side of this page is titled “Parents/guardians […]

Bluevale Golfers win WCSSAA Championship

Last week the Bluevale golf team of Pranay Chahauver, Dylan Henderson, Parker Lobban, Eli Mathew and Nathan Wiersma won the WCSSAA Golf Championship at the Rebel Creek Golf Club.  In a come from behind victory on the second day of the tournament, BCI narrowly won the championship by one shot qualifying the team for the […]

We Day Toronto – Livestream

Starting at 9:00 a.m., you can watch the We Day concert LIVE: Be sure to follow along and interact with us on Twitter using the hashtag #WeDayWRDSB.      

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Results – March 26, 2015

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test Results (test written  March 26, 2015) have been handed out to students on Friday September 25, 2015.

School Council Meeting This Monday

The first Bluevale School Council meeting of the year will be this Monday, September 28th, in the library on the main floor across from the Main Office.  We always welcome parents to attend.  Our meetings are informative and casual.  Please join us on Monday at 7:00 pm as we have the first of seven meetings […]

Balcony Closed to Spectators Until New Bleachers Installed

As part of a Health and Safety upgrade at Bluevale the balcony in the gymnasium is closed to spectators until the new bleachers are installed. For the girls basketball season and the boys volleyball season we are asking all spectators to view the games from courtside. While it may be crowded along the sidelines we will do our best to accommodate all spectators as comfortably as possible.

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