Burnaby North grade 11 student Jonathan Lew has won second place in the Canadian Association of Physicists Art of Physics contest, in the “International Year of Light” category. The aim of this annual competition is to stimulate interest, especially among non-scientists, with some of the captivating imagery associated with physics. His photograph depicting reflection in glass was taken at Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle To view his winning image, CLICK HERE.
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Burnaby South students in the new Applied Interdisciplinary Design course made a splash in the 20th Annual Sears DX Canadian High School Design Competition. Their task was to design a portable chair for college students to use in a small shared living space. Grade 10 students Anthony Yuen and Pearl Perara came in 2nd place in the Junior Division. Two other South teams placed in the top 5, one in the Junior Division and one in the Senior Division. Special thanks to instructors Kent Lui and Doreen Leo for their inspiration. To view the 2nd place project winner CLICK HERE.
Burnaby School District offers skills programs, credit courses and preview courses over the summer, and most are tuition-free for eligible students. The elementary program starts on July 7. Secondary courses held at schools begin July 2 with online secondary courses starting June 27. LEARN MORE
Grads of 2015 – you make us proud. Enjoy reflecting on the time you’ve spent in school, what lies ahead and some words of inspiration from your class valedictorians. LEARN MORE
The District is proud of a unique literacy tradition that began in 1985 and continues to make its mark, the WORDS Writing Project. Congratulations to our Burnaby schools students (K to gr 12) who were selected for publication, it the 2014/15 anthology, Words Move Us, and special thanks to their families, teachers and principals for supporting their literacy journey. We also appreciate the generous support of our community partners, the Rotary Club of Burnaby, Royal Printers, the Burnaby Now and McDonalds. The anthology will be in school libraries and Burnaby public libraries soon – or read it online.
Posted (Monday) June 22, 2015Please note that District office summer hours will begin Monday June 29. They are 8 AM to 3:30 PM. Regular office hours resume Monday, August 31.
Posted (Tuesday) May 26, 2015When the students in many of our schools learned of the devastation of the two earthquakes in Nepal, they wasted no time opening up their hearts and their piggy banks. […]
Posted (Monday) January 26, 2015Public Education means that every child is given the opportunity to learn and to be inspired to reach their potential. In Burnaby’s public schools we work together to provide engaging, inclusive and welcoming […]