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Monday, September 27, 2021

**Just a friendly reminder the first 5-minutes of Period 1 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.



Daily Health Check: Have you done your daily heath check?

Terry Fox Run/Walk – tomorrow, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, BLOCK 2. Alternate Bell schedule. 

8:40-9:49 1st Period
9:49-9:58 BREAK
10:04-12:01 2nd Period – Terry Fox Run
12:01-12:40 LUNCH
12:46-1:51 3rd Period

Orange Shirt Day/Moment of Silence for Truth and Reconciliation Day on Wednesday, Sept. 29th
Wednesday, September 29th is Orange Shirt Day and we will have a moment of silence for Truth and Reconciliation Day (which is on the 30th when we do not have school). The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • Period 1: 8:40 – 10:23 (Flex will not happen to give teachers time to do activities at the beginning of the period and have a moment of silence at the end of the period)
  • Break: 10:23 – 10:33
  • Period 2: 10:38 – 11:51
  • Lunch: 11:51 – 12:31
  • Period 3: 12:36 – 1:48
  • Period 4: 1:53 – 3:05

DSAC Applications
Are you interested in having a voice in school district programming and decisions? Are you wanting to enhance student leadership in Burnaby schools? Do you have an interest in connecting with student leaders from across Burnaby? Apply for DSAC!! Applications for the District Student Advisory Council are now available in Room 114 and 115. Applications are due October 7th.

The Java Hut is back!!  Come and have some delicious Starbucks Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Chip Cookies during morning break 10:23 am – 10:33 am  (same time Wednesday and Thursday) We are in the South building right by the library.
You can purchase with old fashion cash or buy with School cash online – $15 for a 10-cup or cookie card.  Bring us a photo of your online purchase and we will make a card for you.


Boys Basketball Information Session – Grade 8-11
All Grade 8, 9, 10 and 11 boys basketball players that are keen to play this year should attend an information session on TUESDAY September 28th in the AUX GYM.

Volleyball Intramurals
Intramurals are back at North!  Volleyball Intramurals will start in October.  Pick up a roster form, create your team and then hand in your form to the  SportsCenter.  Great prizes to be won.  All games will be played in the North Gym at lunch.  The tournament schedule will be posted outside of North Gym.  For more information see Mr. Miljanic.


Math Challengers is a fun, educational club where students can get together to solve interesting problems and learn new math concepts to help you succeed in competitions, improve your grade in math class and much more. You will also get to work with a team of people who are just as enthusiastic about math as you are! The club will be coached by not only Ms. Drake, but also other senior students!
We meet every Tuesday at lunch. For more info you can follow our Instagram account: @bnsmathchallengers.

Clubs Day
Tuesday, September 28th during lunch at the courtyard near the horseshoe. All North students are welcome!

Library Club:
Library Club is back! If you’d like to join the Library Club this year, please come to the library for our signup and first meeting at lunch next WednesdayOctober 6th. We have a variety of library jobs available: shelving, decorating, circulation desk, writers, and Makerspace helpers. Come to the meeting for more information.


Upcoming Post-Secondary Info Sessions:
Langara College: September 29th at 4pm. Link: https://langara.zoom.us/j/66962769199?pwd=NWovYnh5aDM4UWtJem0wYWwxRU9sQT09
They also can join the Zoom meeting by enter the Meeting ID and Passcode as below.
Meeting ID: 669 6276 9199
Passcode: 123456

SFU: Sept. 28th at 6pm. Register at https://community.sfu.ca/s/event/a0y5o0000008LBhAAM/202109281217sraall-explore-sfu-how-to-sfu

Artona Grad Picture Information:
Burnaby North’s grad photos are scheduled for: October 6 – 10, 2021. Book now for your preferred time!
-Each appointment is 30 minutes and you will get a variety of grad and casual photos taken
-A 100% fully refundable $60 deposit is required at the time of your photo session. The $60 deposit will be a credit in your online account should you choose to place an order after viewing your previews. If you choose not to order at this time, simply return the previews within 30 days and have your deposit fully refunded.
-Payment options are VISA, Mastercard, Cash, or Cheque
-All regalia (gowns, sashes, hats, etc) and props are supplied by the photographer.
Depending on your preference, please wear a white collared shirt and tie, a white collared blouse, or a v-neck shirt
-More info can be found at http://artona.com/blog

Questions? Contact Artona below:


Attention all International Students:
We will be hosting a lunch for International students on Monday, Sept 27th and Tuesday, Sept 28th.
If you are an International student in grade 8, 9, or 12, please go to the library (South Building) at lunch on Monday, September 27th. If you are an International student in grade 10 or 11, please go to the Gallery (3rd floor in the North Building) at lunch on Tuesday, September 28th.
We will have a small presentation from Safe School Specialist Paul Sandhu and then a sushi lunch. You will also receive a student planner if you didn’t already receive one.  If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Mr Paré as soon as possible. As well, if you did not also receive this notice via our O365 Team for International students, please see Mr. Paré.