Three volunteers began working at Burundi English School last week. Terrie is overseeing the Language Arts program for grades 1-6. She will spend time especially with new teachers in grades 2, 3 and 6. Jim is setting up the Smart
We had Meet the Teacher evening last night- planned from 3 to 4:20. It was a general assembly for 20 minutes and then 2 half hour sessions in the classrooms. Does it surprise you that some parents came at 4:30,
We have 2 more bursary students- one to replace Ritchie and a new one. Both boys are thrilled to return to BES. They are part of the tennis club and it fell on hard times. We will let them use
Once again, the members of TAAS have successfully collected materials, loaded them into a shipping container, and had the container sealed for shipment to Bujumbura, Burundi, Africa. Included in this year’s shipment: teacher desks and chairs, student desks, bookshelves, blackboards,
The 2016 Dance Fundraiser held at Pleasantview Hall was a brilliant success because of the excellent planning and organization by the Committee Chair, Moira Lintz. Over $9000 was raised for TAAS.
Burundi English School has launched a new website. http://burundienglishschool.org/ Be sure to check it out to find out the latest and greatest on what’s happening there.
We are very excited to announce the upcoming Dinner and Dance Fundraiser that will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at Pleasantview Community Hall, 10860 – 57 Avenue, Edmonton. Dinner will be chili on a bun with veggies and
Wonderful news! TAAS has been awarded a grant of $25 000 through the Alberta Community Initiatives Program to build a new Burundi English School. The Alberta Government is proud to support the efforts of Albertans who work tirelessly to reduce
Please mark your calendars! Help build the new school in Bujumbura, Burundi. On Friday, October 7, 2016, enjoy a dance with a live band and refreshments at Pleasantview Hall in Edmonton. 10860 – 57 Avenue. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS
Now that TAAS has the Burundian Ministry of Education’s approval to build a new school, land has been purchased! We will build a school with ten classrooms at a cost of $15,000 US per classroom. Schools and individuals are encouraged