Today’s Bulletin

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018    


8:40 – 10:02       Block 5

10:02 – 10:11       BREAK

10:17 – 11:35       Block 6

11:35 – 12:14       LUNCH

12:20  –  1:38       Block 7

1:45  –  3:03        Block 8

The first five minutes of blocks 1 and 5 are set aside to read the headlines of the bulletin. We build a stronger community when students are aware of all the activities and events taking place at North. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.



Cassandra Sacilotto Dec. 19

SCHOOL STORES:  Come down to the North and South school stores and buy a fudge bar for a $1.50.

Mr. Johnson

Math Challengers: There will be an important meeting for all students interested in being a part of this year’s Math Challengers team TODAY, Tuesday, Dec. 18th at lunch in room 105.   Any grade 8, 9 or 10 students interested must attend.

Christmas Cheer Collections Update – One more collection day remains!  Mr. Sokugawa’s Law 12 class still leads the overall collections, followed closely by Mr. Seehagen’s Grade 9 class.  There are some tight races in each grade.  The top class in each grade will win a pizza party in the New Year.  All donations go towards the Burnaby Christmas Bureau.   Donations of over $20 are eligible for a tax refund.  Wednesday will be the last collection day Thank you for “Spreading the Cheer”!  ! – CHEX 2018/Mr. Sokugawa


Grade 12 Grade 11 Grade 10 Grade 9 Grade 8
580.20 Sokugawa 216.70 Smith 195.00 Lynch 297.50 Seehagen 117.15 Thiessen
226.15 Versteeg 187.85 Gahunia 75.65 Macrae 202.90 Van Der Velden 64.90 Pepler
187.25 Paterson 104.55 Garcia 65.45 Ingratta 73.60 Byrne 56.50 Laurita
151.75 Tooley 101.75 Gabriel 57.00 Mihic 53.00 Wilson 39.50 Cowley
127.95 Drake 83.40 Klim 44.15 Storch 32.00 Dos Reis 24.50 Rosin

MATH BUDDIES:  To all Math Buddies: A friendly reminder to please return the signed permission field trip forms for the new year to Ms. Young in room 305 asap.

HIGH FIVE CERTIFICATION:  There is another High Five Certification training opportunity for teenagers, this time at Burnaby Mountain Secondary on Jan 28, 2019.  Please see Ms. Byrne in Room 202 asap for information. Forms and money are due by Friday, Dec. 21.                                                 Ms. Byrne

The Indigenous Youth Leadership team would like to invite all Indigenous students to a pancake and sausage breakfast during tutorial on Wednesday, Dec. 19th in Room 05.                          Ms. Lyons

Rethink Term 2 Guest Speakers
For any teacher or student interested in attending any of the upcoming speakers, please see Ms. Carey in Room 212 or pick up a field trip form in the Office and return it to Ms. Carey.

-THE ODD SQUAD GANG PRESENATATION The Truth About Gangs & Violence
Wednesday January 16th from 10:45am- Noon (Block 2) – Room 218
-DR. PATRICIA GABRIELRealities of Being a Doctor & Her Book- Oh the Not So Great…”  Tuesday January 22nd from 12:25pm-1:35pm (Block 3) – Room 218
-JOHN GOHEENCanada and the Last 100 Days of WWI
Friday February 1st  from 8:45am-10am (Block 5) – Room 218
Monday February 4th from 1:00pm-2:00pm (Block 3) – Room 218

-TBA: Site visit for 60 students to EA Sports Video Game Design Studio
Date and info will be announced the first week back in January 2019… Stay tuned! J


HOODY PICKUP:   You can pick up your hoodie from Ms. Teng-Davis in Room 309 at lunch starting today.                                                                                                                Ms. Teng-Davis

September 2019 Renewal Form – Any international students who plan to continue to attend classes at Burnaby North for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up your September 2019 Renewal Form from Ms. Chow as soon as possible! Both the form and tuition are due on January 25, 2019.


WINTER GALA  Excited for this year’s Winter Gala?  Buy your tickets starting Monday, Dec. 17th at 7 am to Dec. 21st on School Cash Online.  Tickets are $65.  Spots are limited, so be sure to buy yours soon! Wintergala tickets are selling fast!  About 50% of tickets are left.

Grads are reminded that student fees must be paid before purchasing a Winter Gala ticket.               Mr. Sokugawa


ENVIRO CLUB!  Hey Enviro!  There will be a year-end Christmas party TODAY afterschool in Room 110.  Snacks will be provided.                                                                                                                   Ms. Versteeg


NEW: now when you volunteer at Science World you can earn some marks in your science classes! Please see Mr. Carey in Career Programs for details.

SCIENCE WORLD:  We have just had two spots opening at Science World for the Winter Break. Please see Mr. Carey.


Table-Tennis – Practice and Try-Outs of those invited back…TODAY,  Tuesday and Thursday at 3:15 in the Aux. Gym… In January 2019 – Practices will be at the GVTTA on Tuesdays (Free use of their Olympic Tables) and Thursdays in the Aux Gym… also, all future exhibitions against Moscrop and St. Georges will be on Tues at the GVTTA.

Next Team match is Jan. 9 – Wed. (Boys and Girls) at Winston Churchill. Please pay fees and get your forms in!!!   Seehagen