Bashaw School

The Bashaw School 2022 graduating class. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

Bashaw School says farewell to class of 2022

Banquet, dance and commencement ceremony held May 28 at the school

 

The sponsored Tupperware water bottles Dakota Yaremchuk donated to Bashaw School. (Photo submitted)

Donated bottles delivered to Bashaw School

Bottles were sponsored by community members

 

With little detail available, the BRSD has indicated that all schools will see reductions in staff as a result of the drop in overall funding for the next school year.                                File photo

School staffing cuts coming to BRSD

With no reserves left, division faced many challenges for next year

 

Bashaw School’s senior boys basketball tournament a success
Bashaw School’s senior boys basketball tournament a success
Parents and students showed their support for all of the teams throughout the weekend, but the host Rebels were by far the favourite for many cheering fans. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Volleyball provincial event a huge success despite Rebels not making playoffs

Bashaw’s first ever hosting of big event went exceptionally well

Parents and students showed their support for all of the teams throughout the weekend, but the host Rebels were by far the favourite for many cheering fans. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
PHOTO: Have you seen Bashaw Star’s page 5? It features the senior boys Rebels volleyball team, which is readying itself for provincials. It’s a special keepsake for families and players and Bashaw School. Click HERE to access the Bashaw Star’s eEdition where readers can find the page online. Go Rebels Go!                                Photos submitted

PHOTO: Bashaw Star’s page 5 highlights the boys volleyball team

Bashaw School’s senior boys volleyball team is preparing itself for provincials

PHOTO: Have you seen Bashaw Star’s page 5? It features the senior boys Rebels volleyball team, which is readying itself for provincials. It’s a special keepsake for families and players and Bashaw School. Click HERE to access the Bashaw Star’s eEdition where readers can find the page online. Go Rebels Go!                                Photos submitted
Addison Vallet, Catharina Brosinsky and Nathan Reelie, pose together during the 2018 XC Provincials in Vermillion on Saturday, Oct. 20th. All three runners completed with personal bests.

Bashaw School cross country runners take on provincials

All three runners marked personal bests during the busy event

  • Oct 23, 2018
Addison Vallet, Catharina Brosinsky and Nathan Reelie, pose together during the 2018 XC Provincials in Vermillion on Saturday, Oct. 20th. All three runners completed with personal bests.
Rebels Andrew Kneeland goes up against a pair of Viking blockers during play in the opening set of their match Oct. 9. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Bashaw Rebels slay Vikings in volleyball home send off

Senior boys, girls squads cruise to straight sets victories in last regular season home match

Rebels Andrew Kneeland goes up against a pair of Viking blockers during play in the opening set of their match Oct. 9. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Jade R. and Annika P. reach for the stars in their effort to block a hit from a St. Augustine Queens player Oct. 4. The Rebels played in Ponoka but lost a tough match to Ponoka.

Bashaw School’s JV girls volleyball team lose to Ponoka

The girls played St. Augustine’s JV Queens losing a tough match

Jade R. and Annika P. reach for the stars in their effort to block a hit from a St. Augustine Queens player Oct. 4. The Rebels played in Ponoka but lost a tough match to Ponoka.
(L-r) BRSD trustee Kendall Severson along with former vice-principal Jerrit Brandt and principal Myranda Shepherd stand with a few of the now graduated Grade 12 honours students from last year: McKenna Reelie, Jayme Mead, Mickey Jaffray, Jaycee Dawbin and Quinn Kisling - on hand to receive their accolades Sept. 30 at the 2017-18 Bashaw School Awards ceremony. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

Bashaw annual school awards mark success and character of students

Nearly 100 students receive awards for succeeding during the 2017-18 Bashaw School year

(L-r) BRSD trustee Kendall Severson along with former vice-principal Jerrit Brandt and principal Myranda Shepherd stand with a few of the now graduated Grade 12 honours students from last year: McKenna Reelie, Jayme Mead, Mickey Jaffray, Jaycee Dawbin and Quinn Kisling - on hand to receive their accolades Sept. 30 at the 2017-18 Bashaw School Awards ceremony. Photos by Jordie Dwyer
Senior girls head coach Don Seale talks to his squad about defensive tactics during practice Sept. 6 and were able to quickly translate that into success over the weekend.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer

Bashaw Rebels volleyball have a new look

Senior girls get a new coach, boys look good on road to hosting provincials

Senior girls head coach Don Seale talks to his squad about defensive tactics during practice Sept. 6 and were able to quickly translate that into success over the weekend.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer
Volleyball athletes from Grades 6 to 9 pose with their coaches from their week of learning and skill development hosted in Bashaw last month. Photos submitted

Bashaw volleyball camp proves to be big success

A number of local players and many from around the region took in the five day camp

Volleyball athletes from Grades 6 to 9 pose with their coaches from their week of learning and skill development hosted in Bashaw last month. Photos submitted
Students from Grades 7 to 9 go through their blanket exercise during National Indigenous People’s Day at Bashaw School on June 21, part of helping students learn more about what Indigenous people have gone through in this country.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer

National Indigenous People’s Day focuses on learning at Bashaw School

Students take part in sharing circle, blanket exercise among other things

Students from Grades 7 to 9 go through their blanket exercise during National Indigenous People’s Day at Bashaw School on June 21, part of helping students learn more about what Indigenous people have gone through in this country.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer
BDSS celebrated as Friend - Each year, the Battle River School Division hands out its Friends of Battle River awards for outstanding contributions to a school — one in each of the four coverage areas based on nominations from staff and school councils. This year’s Camrose County area recipient is Bashaw District Support Services and the award was recently presented by trustees Karen Belich (left) and Kendall Severson to Sarah Unsworth and Lori Miller. BDSS supports the school in various ways including its breakfast program. Photo submitted

PHOTO: Friend of Battle River by Bashaw

BDSS was recently presented with community award from the Battle River School Division

BDSS celebrated as Friend - Each year, the Battle River School Division hands out its Friends of Battle River awards for outstanding contributions to a school — one in each of the four coverage areas based on nominations from staff and school councils. This year’s Camrose County area recipient is Bashaw District Support Services and the award was recently presented by trustees Karen Belich (left) and Kendall Severson to Sarah Unsworth and Lori Miller. BDSS supports the school in various ways including its breakfast program. Photo submitted
Congratulations - The Class of 2018 from Bashaw School sit and watch intently during a slide show presentation during the commencement ceremonies. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Bashaw School’s Class of 2018 melds history with their future

This graduation class looked to appreciate the past, own the present and create their own future

Congratulations - The Class of 2018 from Bashaw School sit and watch intently during a slide show presentation during the commencement ceremonies. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
(L-R) Jane Banks, played by Jaycee Dawbin reacts in horror as brother Michael, played by Justin Linn, gets some ‘medicine’ courtesy of Mary Poppins - played by Quinn Kisling - in the Bashaw School senior drama production May 11. Hosted at the Bashaw United Church, the four performances May 10 to 13 played to packed houses and drew plenty of laughs and applause.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: Mary Poppins

Bashaw School’s senior drama presentation of a classic musical

(L-R) Jane Banks, played by Jaycee Dawbin reacts in horror as brother Michael, played by Justin Linn, gets some ‘medicine’ courtesy of Mary Poppins - played by Quinn Kisling - in the Bashaw School senior drama production May 11. Hosted at the Bashaw United Church, the four performances May 10 to 13 played to packed houses and drew plenty of laughs and applause.                                Photos by Jordie Dwyer
The annual spring concert went May 16 at the school and the students ‘rocked’ the stage with numerous hits, like the Grade 6 band did with Queen’s We Will Rock You. In addition, a majority of the students got into character and dressed up for the occasion. Photos by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: Rocking the Bashaw Schoolhouse

Students went all out for the School of Rock themed spring concert at the Bashaw School May 16

The annual spring concert went May 16 at the school and the students ‘rocked’ the stage with numerous hits, like the Grade 6 band did with Queen’s We Will Rock You. In addition, a majority of the students got into character and dressed up for the occasion. Photos by Jordie Dwyer
Bashaw Community Wellness looking to make a big difference with changes

Bashaw Community Wellness looking to make a big difference with changes

Town council supportive of collaborative community service model proposed

Bashaw Community Wellness looking to make a big difference with changes
This gem of a photo from a late 1940s Bashaw School class was provided by Earl Berry, who has provided Bashaw Star with several historical Bashaw School photos. We will be showcasing these over the next few weeks. Berry was able to compile the names of many of the students but not all. If our readers can confirm the unknown names or spelling please contact the Star or Neighbourhood Place in Bashaw. And here they are! Pictured back row right to left: Teacher Jackie Blaney, Jack Shaw, Stan Traptow, Clarence Schneider, John Carter, Don Resler and Jack Schultz. Second row left to right: Margaret Gallie, Murray Schultz, Elise Miller, Pat Louther, David Gramlach, Niel Lyle, Fred Okey, Donna Schultz, Della Schultz, Stan Read, Joyce Resiler, Pat Channon, Jim Kisk, Dennis Schneider, Dale Way, Norman Albers, Larry Lowther, Gerry Carter, Merle and Murray Whitecotton. Third row from right to left: Jeanette Schultz, Connor Jamison, Lenora Benke, (unsure), Sandra Sunset, Carol Kimmelman, Gloria Trout and Ruth Weins. Front row from right to left: Leona Stewart, Jerry Schultz, Kendal Sutley, Stan Reid, (unsure), Alvin Hauser, Carol Miller, Beatrice Mah and Linda Dallman.                                Photo submitted

Blast from the Past: A look at a 1948-49 Bashaw School class

A Bashaw Star reader uncovered this gem of a photo from the Bashaw School late 1940s

  • Apr 6, 2018
This gem of a photo from a late 1940s Bashaw School class was provided by Earl Berry, who has provided Bashaw Star with several historical Bashaw School photos. We will be showcasing these over the next few weeks. Berry was able to compile the names of many of the students but not all. If our readers can confirm the unknown names or spelling please contact the Star or Neighbourhood Place in Bashaw. And here they are! Pictured back row right to left: Teacher Jackie Blaney, Jack Shaw, Stan Traptow, Clarence Schneider, John Carter, Don Resler and Jack Schultz. Second row left to right: Margaret Gallie, Murray Schultz, Elise Miller, Pat Louther, David Gramlach, Niel Lyle, Fred Okey, Donna Schultz, Della Schultz, Stan Read, Joyce Resiler, Pat Channon, Jim Kisk, Dennis Schneider, Dale Way, Norman Albers, Larry Lowther, Gerry Carter, Merle and Murray Whitecotton. Third row from right to left: Jeanette Schultz, Connor Jamison, Lenora Benke, (unsure), Sandra Sunset, Carol Kimmelman, Gloria Trout and Ruth Weins. Front row from right to left: Leona Stewart, Jerry Schultz, Kendal Sutley, Stan Reid, (unsure), Alvin Hauser, Carol Miller, Beatrice Mah and Linda Dallman.                                Photo submitted
Junior Rebels’ Simon Yang goes big for a two-point shot to help the team move forward Feb. 24 during the team’s home tourney. The boys won all their games.

Bashaw’s junior basketball teams close out season with a bang

A home tourney brought teams from all around Bashaw and area

Junior Rebels’ Simon Yang goes big for a two-point shot to help the team move forward Feb. 24 during the team’s home tourney. The boys won all their games.