Black Gold School Division

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October 11, 2018

Poster Contest: School Bus Safety Week

Black Gold Regional Division No. 18 (BGRD) proudly supports School Bus Safety Week (October 22 – 26, 2018), and recognizes education and awareness is important for the safety of all our students.  

To recognize School Bus Safety Week, BGRD is sponsoring a poster contest within all Black Gold Regional Schools.  All entries will then be sent on to the Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council (ASTAC) for a provincial poster contest.

Who May Enter: Entries may be submitted by students in Grades K to 6 enrolled in a Black Gold Regional School.

Deadline: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Theme: ‘School Bus … Bully Free Zone!’

Posters should be a concept depicting the safety rules of the bus and contain the theme. Contestants must illustrate the above theme only and the theme must be shown on the poster.  Illustrations should be positive in approach, demonstrating only proper school bus safety behaviour. At least part of a yellow school bus must be present in the poster.

Prizes: $25.00 cash prizes will be awarded to two students in each of Grades K to 6 whose posters best illustrates the theme.

Poster Specifications: Completed poster size must be 11” x 17” on heavy paper suitable for framing.

A Poster Contest Form must be completed and attached to the back of each poster. Posters are to be submitted to the Transportation Department at Black Gold Regional Division No. 18.

For additional information, please contact:

Sue Timmermans
Transportation Manager
(780) 955-6034

Diane Miles
Administrative Assistant
(780) 955-6048

Claire Davis
Data Technician – Learning Services/Transportation
(780) 955-5135

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