Today’s Bulletin

WEDNESDAY, January 22nd, 2020   





CHRISTMAS CHEER is looking for new Execs for their 2020 Team!  Applications available outside Room 211.   Don’t miss out on this opportunity!                                                                      Mr. Sokugawa


Assessment  Week – January 21st -24th, 2020  

The Student Schedule for assessment testing will be posted on the website in the “Assessment Week Announcements” section.

This is a graduation requirement and you CANNOT graduate without writing these assessments.  Please come 10 minutes before your session and also make sure that you have a pencil, eraser and pen to write for the Numeracy and to take notes for the Literacy.  You are allowed a calculator, but there will also be a digital one if you forget.  Do not bring anything else to the exam.


Course selection presentations will take place during assessment week (January 22-24), as follows:

GRADE 8s – Thursday, January 23rd at 12:30pm

GRADE 9s – Wednesday, January 22nd at 9:00am

GRADEs 10 & 11 – Friday, January 24th at 9:00am OR 12:30pm

Attendance at these presentations is mandatory; students who are not able to attend should bring a note from their parent/guardian, and see their counsellor ASAP.

For information about WHERE TO GO for your presentation, please see the lists posted outside Student Services and the Main School Office for your room assignment.

Grade 8 & 9 students must attend Course Selection at the assigned time, and in the assigned space.

Grade 10 students should attend either the morning or the afternoon session on Friday, depending on when their Literacy assessment is scheduled. For example, if your assigned Literacy Assessment time is in the morning, you should attend Course Selection in the afternoon; if you have your Literacy exam in the afternoon, you must attend Course Selection in the morning.

Grade 11 students must attend either the morning or the afternoon session on Friday; for example, you may choose a Flex Activity in the morning, and Course Selection in the afternoon, or vise-versa.

AttN:  GRADE 10-11 STUDENTS: There will be an information session for the Youth Train In Trades (formerly Ace-It) programs this Wednesday, January 22nd at 6:30pm at Burnaby Central Secondary. This is an opportunity to learn more about professional, industry, and trades training programs that also give you credit toward graduation! For more info, visit www.BurnabySchools.ca/CareerEducation , and attend the session this Wednesday.

FOR ALL GRADE 9 STUDENTS:  On Thursday January 23, there is a Numeracy Practice Session for you to attend.  Please read the following information to find out when and where to go for that day.  Please bring a pen/pencil, a calculator and your cellphone.

Last Names                Time                               Location

A – Dunnett                 9am -11am                     Library

Ebose – Liu                  9am- 11am                    South Cafeteria

Lo – Rowe                    12:30pm – 2:30pm        Library

Sacilotto – Zong          12:30pm – 2:30pm       South Cafeteria

CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS 11 FOR ASSESSMENT WEEKThe details  for the CLC 11 activities during Assessment have been sent to all CLC 11 students by e-mail and also posted on the CLC web site https://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-clc/  The mandatory Career Mini Conference will take place during the morning of Thursday, January 23.  Optional career skills workshops are offered during the morning of Tuesday, January 21.  See one of the CLC teachers if you have any questions.

CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS 12 FOR ASSESSMENT WEEKThe details for the CLC 12 Portfolio Project Check-in meeting on Thursday, January 23 have been sent to all CLC 12 students and also posted on the CLC web site https://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-clc/  Students must show up at your pre-assigned time.  See one of the CLC teachers if you have any questions.

Words Writing Project 2019-20 WORDS Anthology:

Open to all grades!

Write a story or poem for this year’s WORDS WRITING PROJECT.

It might be chosen to be printed in the 2019-20 WORDS Anthology!

Submit your written work in English or Frenchy by February 10, 2020

Learn more: www.burnabyschools.ca  or see your English Teacher


RI (Rotary International) Rotary Youth Leadership Awards – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is a fully funded opportunity for 5 high school students in grades 10 to 12 looking to expand their leadership skills. RYLA has become one of the most impactful and enriching programs of Rotary service for young people. Students and youth from all over the province can attend a 4-day leadership camp experience at Camp Elphinstone from March 28 – 31, 2020 and all you need to do is apply! Check out Rotary Club posters around the Social Studies Department or ask Ms. Mihic for more details.  Deadline to apply: Monday, February 3, 2020. Email resumes to:  antoniab@burnabynh.ca.


February Lunch Meetings in the Gallery – for grades 11 and 12s on Tuesday, February 4th and for grades 8, 9, 10s on Tuesday, February 11th. Come for pizza and information!


-On Feb. 3, Burnaby is hosting a “Career and Leadership Exploration World Café” designed to connect students to industry professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership. This opportunity is for female students only in grades 10, 11, and 12. Please see Career Programs.

-Five new Spring Break corporate positions are posted for Teck Resources: 1) Contracts Assistant 2) Administrative Assistant 3) Geospatioal Solutions Technician 4) Data Management Assistant and 5) Geotechnical Engineering Assistant. See Career Programs.

Port Moody Station Museum is putting the call out for volunteers to help out and to curate their OWN small museum exhibition!

SFU is now taking applications for their Summer Camps. These jobs will fill up so come and see us.


TABLE TENNIS CLUB:  There is Table-Tennis practice Tuesday today at the GVTTC – wear non-marking shoes, and 3-4 boys will be going to Kitsilano for an exhibition match Wed. – Friday’s practice is cancelled. Get all forms in, pay fees and deposit – get your Team shirt – Team photo last Friday of the month!                                                                                                                               Mr. Seehagen