Today’s Bulletin

Monday, October 21, 2019   


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.



Liam Louie Oct. 25

SCHOOL STORE SPECIAL:  2 yummy Indomie Noodles for $3.50 – Save $$                      Mr. Johnson

GHOST-A-GRAMS:  On Sale in the North and South foyers Oct. 21 – 29.  Hurry!!  Big bag of candy and card.                                                                                                                                   Mr. Johnson

ARTONA PHOTO Packages ordered before September 24th can be picked up in Room 114.

Career Life Connections 11 (All grade 11 students): Career Life Connections 11 is a course which is mandatory if you are graduating from high school in BC. You must attend the following sessions during tutorial time (8:40-9:26am) in the Gallery based on your last name:

If your last name is between: Your mandatory session dates are:
Stel – Z October 23, January 8, February 12, April 29

Vikings Tutors

We are looking for knowledgeable, responsible tutors for the 2019-2020 school year. (particularly for English, Science and Social Studies) Tutors are contacted by fellow students, and the recommend fee is $10 per hour. If you are interested in being a Viking Tutor, please see Mr. Ashfield or Ms. Cho in Student Services to sign up.

Encounters with Canada- 2019-2020 Registration Now Open

Encounters With Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to spend a week in their nation’s capital, and check out future career options with other youth from across the country. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, and is filling up fast. To register, go to: https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/register, and follow the instructions from there.   Please see Mr. Ashfield in Student Services further details.

LOST AND FOUND If you lost a ring or a watch please come to Room 114. Thank you.

AWARDS FROM JUNE, 2019: Would the following students please come to the office (room 115) to pick up their awards certificate from June 2019:

Gina Bolognese Philip Gilhespy Lori Kullahian Jessica Sacilotto Kenji Yamamoto
Thien Buathong Lucas Graziano Grace Lian Jody Tao Joying Yang
Jaden Chan Selwyn Gu Alexandra Liaw Zimu Tian Victor Zhang
Rheanna Chow Nikolaj Hansen Richard Min Mi Tran John Zhao
Michael Coleman Grant Hill Angela Nevy George Wan Benjamin Zheng
Fiona Fan Brian Ji Phuong Ngo Henry Xi
Esther Kim Nghiem Huy Minh Nguyen Ricky Xu

CANADIAN OPEN MATH CHALLENGE (COMC):  Any students interested in writing the COMC must pay $25 to Ms. Young (in room 305) by Oct. 23rd. The contest will be written (in the morning) on Thursday November 7th.

GO GARDS:  Will the following students please come to Room 114 to get your Go Cards.      Thank you.

CHEN, Brian NGUYEN, Ethan
LAU, Aiden POIZER, Ella
MANHAS, Sahej TIAN, William
McGOWAN, Ryan VIANI, Joseph


Upcoming Post-Secondary info sessions

NYU: October 21st at lunch in the gallery

University of Toronto: October 23rd at 12:30 in the gallery

AP EXAM PAYMENT INFORMATION:-Attention all AP students intending to write exams in May. You must follow the following steps to pay for your AP Exams:

1.Register for each course through your myap account using join code. Extended deadline date Oct 18th.

2.Pick up AP Exam Payment Form in Student Services starting Oct 1st.

3.Pay for exam(s) online just like previous years by November 1st.

4.Return completed AP Exam Payment Form to Ms.Goss by November 1st.

No late payments will be accepted past November 1st and that once you have committed to writing the exam no refunds will be given. 

Financial Aid Bulletin #2- Attention Grade 12 students. Financial Aid Bulletin #2 is now available in Students Services, English 12 classrooms, the Library and on the Financial Aid Bulletin link on the school website.


GROUP PHOTO The International Students’ group photo for the yearbook will be taken on Tuesday, October 22nd at the beginning of lunch time in the North gym. Please wear your Burnaby North hoody.

HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN CARVING EVENT – is on Thursday, October 24th from 2 – 3:30pm in the North Cafeteria. Please sign up with Ms. Teng-Davis in room 309 or Mr. Archibald in room 116A if you want to participate!

ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: You MUST come to the Gallery on Monday October 28th at lunch to select your coat size. Samples will be there to try on, then write your style and size of coat/jacket selected beside your name. All students must let us know or else you will not get a coat. If you have already selected a size and style then you do not have to attend. Thanks!


CHOIR CLUB:  Come to the Concert Choir Club meeting on TODAY,  Monday, Oct. 21st during lunch.  Also, don’t forget to bring your friends and expand Burnaby North’s Concert Choir.                Ms. Lee

KEY CLUB:  Hey Vikings!  There is a Key Club meeting TODAY at lunch in Room 314.  Come to learn about our District this year!                                                                                                                  Mr. Fung

BUSINESS CLUB:  On Tuesday, Oct. 22nd afterschool, Business Club is having a meeting in Room 314.  Join us to get a deeper understanding of case competitions and enrich yourself with business literacy.               Mr. Fung


Girls in Gaming: On October 26-27 ES Sports and Logitech are hosting a two-day workshop for girls interested in careers in the gaming industry: coding, marketing, animation etc. Takes place at Fortius Sport & Health and on the EA campus. Only 50 spots available. Details in Career Programs.

Grouse Mountain: Earn work experience as an assistant instructor this winter. You get a free season pass and 80+ hours of work experience

Vancouver Aquarium: Winter Break work experience now available. You now get to touch the animals! Apply immediately because places go fast.

Bright Lights Christmas Train: Join the festivities in Stanley Park between Nov 28 – Jan 1st. It’s a beautiful location and lots of fun.


Cross-Country has a practice run TODAY  in prep for the end of season District and Zone Qualifier Race at Central Park Thursday Oct. 24 (2pm start for Juniors). Everyone on the Team gets to compete and score for the Team Banners, personal and Team Provincial Qualifying to the Nov. 2 Provincials in Abbotsford at Clearbrook Park. See you at practice.                                                        Mr. Seehagen