Written by Michael Yang UBC Teacher Candidate placed at Byrne Creek for a 3 week Community Field Experience. What does community look like in a school? In my enriching and all-too short 3 weeks at Byrne Creek, I stepped into something that I am still trying to make sense of. I was able to witness
Last year with the help of the Passion Foundation and Loretta Cella, 16 of our Byrne Creek girls participated in the Passion Project leadership training series. As a part of these workshops a final community project or initiative is encouraged. The project is completely developed, created, and completed the youth who participate for their peers. It’s an opportunity for them to showcase their leadership skills, develop new skills, and give back in a lasting way.
This is the video that our Byrne Creek students created over the summer. Check it out here. This video highlights the negative voices girls have about themselves based on outside influences and what its like to Change the Tape.
The girls will continue with this program into the fall as they begin to develop Girl’s Leadership Workshops for our feeder elementary schools.
Hello Byrne Creek Community and friends! How are you all? This is a quick note to outline the After-School Programs, Events and Activities currently under way at Byrne Creek. If anything sounds interesting to you, come and see Liz McKay or I (Iha Farquhar in the Community Room) and we will get you involved. PROGRAMS