Today’s Bulletin

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The first five minutes of Period 5 is 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.


Daily Heath Check: Have you done your daily heath check ✔?

International Women’s Day: Today is International Women’s Day. The Senior Leadership class has put up posters around the school to honour the contributions made by Canadian women to our society. See if you can find 14 important Canadian women that the class has researched. These posters will be up until the end of Women’s Awareness Month (end of March).            – Senior Leadership Class (Mr. Sokugawa)

Textbook Returns: Please return previous Quarters and last year’s textbooks to Ms. Moti in the main office or to YOUR TEACHER.  IF YOU HAND THESE IN TO ME, PLEASE LABEL YOUR TEXTBOOK(S) WITH YOUR NAME, TEACHER, YEAR OR QUARTER. If these are not labelled properly, you will still receive a letter from Ms. Moti if she cannot match up the information she has on her spreadsheet. You will also receive a sweet treat for handing in requested textbooks.   😊       (Ms. Moti)

Euclid Math Contest: This contest will be written on April 7th in the morning. There are only 13 spots left for this Math contest. Deadline to register and pay is Wednesday, March 10th OR 30 registrants have registered and paid. Please register using this link https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=LV7swROUrEqeab99Ida2QjKUzSh3owVNuhVsx5xnOJNUMkVHOE5USVdMS1FSUFNUNFBYSjVXSVZWUi4u  and pay $16 to Ms. Young in room 305 after 2:45 PM.  For more information on this contest, please go to https://cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/euclid.html

District Wide Spirit Week (next week): DSAC (District Student Advisory Council) is organizing a District Wide Spirit Week from March 8-12th! The goal of this event is to connect students across the district and build school spirit. The theme of the week is the pandemic, and the theme of each spirit day is as follows:

  • Monday: Funky Mask Day
  • Tuesday: School Colours Day
  • Wednesday: Dress Like a Tourist Day
  • Thursday: Online Conference Day
  • Friday: Movie Day (dress like a character from a movie/TV show)

Make sure to send in a photo of your Movie Day outfit to @burnabydsac or your school’s student government Instagram account for a chance to win a gift card!

Student Government Election Website: Hey Vikings! Student Government is excited to announce that our official website is now live. Please visit https://bnsgov.ca for more information about joining Student Government, and the details behind the elections process. If you missed the elections information session, you can find the slides as well as a digital copy of the election package under the apply section. If you have any questions or concerns, you can message us on Instagram (@burnabynorthvikings) or email us at burnabynorthvikings@gmail.com.

Will the following students please pick up their masks in Room 114. Thank you!
Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 12
Riley Smith    Alex Mosely
Michaella Milillo    


Rotary Club of Burnaby – Deer Lake Community Leadership Scholarship 2021– This scholarship, not to be confused with the RCB’s Bursary Award, is awarded annually to a well-rounded student who has demonstrated strong citizenship and leadership skills as demonstrated through voluntary participation in community and school activities. Value: $1000. Details: http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/?p=361 and https://www.rotaryburnabydeerlake.org/Due:  April 9, 2021.

Grad Student Profile – have you filled out your student profile for scholarships yet? You must do so to apply to district scholarships and upcoming Dogwood scholarships. It also helps us let you know what scholarships may be available to you so fill yours out today! http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/?page_id=35

District Scholarships – check out the following scholarships now posted online (https://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/) and outside of Student Services. Many of these are open to Burnaby or Burnaby North students making the pool smaller/likelihood to receive much higher so APPLY!  All application due: April 1, 2021. unless otherwise specified.

  • Rotary Club of Burnaby Bursary Award
  • Pontifex Scholarship
  • Parkcrest Children’s Centre Scholarship
  • Ricoh Office Solutions Scholarship
  • Interworld Development Scholarship
  • Daen Harris Memorial Scholarship
  • CUPE Local 23 Scholarship
  • BASES Scholarship
  • Coast Capital Saving Scholarship
  • War Memorial Honour Roll Scholarship
  • BCIT Pathways to Success Scholarship
  • Burnaby Arts Council Scholarship
  • City of Burnaby Bursary

BCIT Pathways to Success Awards – BCIT is offering $3,000 to 2 Burnaby students who hope to begin their studies at BCIT in the fall of 2021 and have demonstrated leadership skills and/or responsibilities. Forms can be found in Scholarship Bin outside of Student Services or online @ http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/?p=200Due: April 1, 2021.

City of Burnaby Bursary Award Program – the City of Burnaby is offering $1,000 to a BNSS Burnaby student and resident who has demonstrated community involvement and volunteerism and can demonstrate financial need.  Forms can be found in Scholarship Application bin outside of Student Services or online @ http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/?p=299 Due: April 1, 2021.

International Student Graduate Scholarship – Two International BNSS graduating international student(s) going on to post-secondary either in Canada or abroad will receive a scholarship of $500. Procedure: nominees must submit a testimonial highlighting their experience in Burnaby including criteria that includes academic, citizenship and volunteering in the school/community (200 words total) AND a resume. If selected, you will need to complete a brief questionnaire and we would also greatly appreciate receiving a photo of the student at graduation accepting their International Award. DUE: April 1, 2021 to Ms. Mihic. Details: https://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/north-scholarships/?p=366

Grad Gowns – Important for Grade 12 Grads:  This year grad gown ordering has gone paperless and you will need to order your own grad gown at buildagrad.ca/northburnabyschool.  It is now up and running and a number of students have already logged in and ordered their gowns. If you have questions or need help please ask your counsellor or Mrs. Dion, Room 114.  Your GRAD FEE is $45.00 and is payable through School Cash online OR in Room 114.

Your gown order and Fee payment don’t have to be done at the same time but are both DUE BEFORE Thursday, April 15th @ 11:59 pm.  Thank you 🙂

Grad Group / Prom Photo: We offer you a chance to dress up and take photos with your friends. Check out our IG for tips and access our form for instructions! Please send in your submission by March 19, 2021!

Feature Grad Spots – If you want to have a completely customized photo and message. (Multiple sizes available) We offer spots for that! Email us at bnssannual@gmail.com for information on styles, prices, and other options.  Check here for examples. Please note this is also due by March 19th.”


Golf Team: Hey Vikings – Spring and Golf are just around the corner… So, it is time to dig out those golf clubs and get thee to the local driving range and practice areas. Use the Spring Break to get your golf swing and putting stroke back….After Spring Break there will be a Golf Team Info and Sign-up Meeting for all Burnaby North golfers interested in playing golf and being on the BNS Viking Golf Team. The BNS Golf Team is open to all grades and to both males and females…golf is one of the few sports where girls get to compete against boys (and the girls usually win!). So, as it gets warmer, it is time to start hitting those fairways and greens. See you after Spring Break.                                         (Mr. Seehagen)