Burnaby North 2013 graduate Grace Xiao has been awarded a two year $100,000 Thiel Fellowship to commercialize a social networking site for science Innovators. It will enable scientists to form relationships, collaborate and keep abreast of the newest research as well as allow venture capitalist and biotech firms to search for ideas with commercial potential. LEARN MORE
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When the Canucks get some off- rink time, they often head to the community to lend their support. As part of Literacy Week, Canuck Defenseman Ben Hutton visited Edmonds Community School to read to 60 excited primary students. Afterwards he met with parents and their children, participants in a an English Language Learner program (PIE) sponsored by the Canuck Family Education Centre. They worked on a literacy activity together. LEARN MORE
Daphne Patterson, a 2015 Burnaby Mountain graduate knows micro-economics. Her performance on her AP Micro-Economics exam was so superior that it falls into a select category. Besides receiving a top score of 5, she was one of 54 students in the world to receive the maximum score on each portion. Congratulations are extended to Daphne, her teacher Ms. Martens, and to Burnaby Mountain. Daphne is presently at the University of Waterloo studying Engineering.
Burnaby Schools offer many opportunities for students to learn and be inspired to reach their potential. Priority placement for the upcoming school year will be given to applications received in February. New District students including kindergarten students and Burnaby residents who are not currently enrolled in the District should register at their local school as determined by their residential address. For details on applications for transfers, language programs and other available specialty programs click here.
Posted (Wednesday) January 13, 2016On January 12, at the public meeting of the Burnaby Board of Education, a motion was passed to amend the current 2015-2016 school calendar to include two additional non-instructional days as required by the […]
Posted (Friday) January 8, 2016The Burnaby Board of Education, in consultation with senior staff, determine policies and regulations which govern school district operations. The Board relies on senior management, school staff, parents, and the community to […]
Posted (Wednesday) December 16, 2015Burnaby South Social Studies teacher Ms. Ghani has won a Government of Canada History Award for her unique teaching project Canada’s Prime Ministers: Show Me the Money. It has students analyze the prime ministers on our […]