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Things are getting greener at the Early Childhood Centre of Excellence

This week a crew from Planting Dreams began landscaping the children's play areas at the Centre. The project is expected to wrap up in 4-6 weeks. Checkout some photos of the work so far.

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Children|Tags: |Comments Off on Things are getting greener at the Early Childhood Centre of Excellence

Aboriginal Day is underway in the gymnasium!

Aboriginal Day celebration will run until 2 p.m. with a traditional salmon, berry, corn and bannock lunch. Stop in this afternoon to learn how to play slahal!

By | June 21st, 2016|Categories: Children|Comments Off on Aboriginal Day is underway in the gymnasium!

Celebrating 32 little graduates

What a day! 32 students of the Pre-Schools three's and four's programs graduated. Check out some photos from the event.

By | June 9th, 2016|Categories: Children|Tags: , |Comments Off on Celebrating 32 little graduates

New generation welcomed to the community

It was an exciting day for families at Seabird Island. Families, friends and staff gathered in the Band Office gymnasium on May 4 to welcome 29 babies into the community. “This began with our ancestors,” said Elder Siyaya, “they passed this ceremony on to us.” Siyaya explained that traditionally, grandmothers would have been present when their grandchildren were born and would have had the [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Children|Tags: |Comments Off on New generation welcomed to the community

Yesterday we welcomed and introduced over 20 babies to our community

With the help of Elders, the new babies were brushed with cedar bows and water to cleanse and protect their mind, body, spirit as their families whispered happy, loving words to them. Check out some photos from the event and be sure to read our May Mid-Month Yoo Hoo for a story about the Annual [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|Categories: Children|Comments Off on Yesterday we welcomed and introduced over 20 babies to our community

Wishing you a happy holiday season!

December has been a busy month around the office and in our community. We’ve held holiday events, our annual Community Christmas Dinner, our staff and Fire Department donated hundreds of dollars and dozens of cans of food for food hampers, the children at the school participated in their first musical, the kindergarteners made gingerbread houses, [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Categories: 2015-16, Announcement, Children|Comments Off on Wishing you a happy holiday season!

Christmas Hampers

Ho, Ho, Ho – Christmas Hampers will be provided to every household on Seabird Island. Off reserve Seabird Island Band Members may submit their name to receive a Seabird Island Christmas Hamper. Pick up required on December 21st & 22nd at the Band Office Gym. Merry Christmas! Please contact Maggie Pettis at (604) 796-2177 or [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Announcement, Children, Elders, Membership|Tags: |Comments Off on Christmas Hampers

Painted walls, flooring installed, now we’re waiting for furniture at the ECE building

Walls have been painted, flooring has been installed, cabinets have gone up and now we're just waiting for furniture to arrive on Thursday Nov. 26. The new Early Childhood Education building is almost complete. We can't wait for the grand opening!

By | November 20th, 2015|Categories: 2015-16, Announcement, Children|Tags: |Comments Off on Painted walls, flooring installed, now we’re waiting for furniture at the ECE building

Dress up as a monster, win a book!

Join us for the Monster Book Fair at the Seabird Island Community School gym. 1st game passport free for Seabird students, $1 for visitors and additional books. Lots of book draws & games! Door prizes for parents! Food: Chili and Bannock $2 Bannock $1 Hot Dogs $1 Free coffee and juice

By | November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Announcement, Children|Comments Off on Dress up as a monster, win a book!

Join us for an evening of Halloween fun!

Join us tonight for an evening of Halloween fun! Interactive games, door prizes, finger foods, Halloween crafts to take home, haunted cake walk, and entertainment! Festivities begin at 5:00pm at the Seabird Island Band Office gymnasium. Costume judging to begin at 5:30pm for Community Members. Interested in volunteering at the Community Halloween Party? We are [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Categories: Announcement, Children, Youth|Comments Off on Join us for an evening of Halloween fun!