March 25 Student Bulletin - Burnaby Mountain Secondary School

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Date: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Student Bulletin
This Week’s First Aid Attendant is:
Day 1
Leo Zhang
Alternate is:
Inara Mawji
(Ms. Smith)
TIME LINE
BIG BROTHERS TEEN MENTORS Ms.Manning
Big Brother of Greater Vancouver would like to give a special thanks to the Burnaby Mountain Teen Mentors for being
amazing friends and role models to the children at Stoney Creek Community School. Whether spend your time together playing
sports, board games, doing crafts or just hanging out on the playground Big Brothers is grateful for your dedication to your Little
Buddies and to our community. Your mentoring has a direct impact on the children in our programs, and to the future of our
society as a whole. Children with mentors go on to have better relationships with their peers and adults, do better in school, gain
higher self-confidence and eventually give back to the community when they are grown. Thanks to you, these children will have
the tools they need to reach their full potential. It has been an incredible pleasure working with you this year. Thank you for
volunteering!
HEALTH AND FITNESS WEEK Ms. Demelo
Congratulations to all the participants and winners from Health and Fitness Week. Over 800 students participated in the activities
and we are proud to say that Burnaby Mountain has fit kids and is a healthy school.
If your name is on the list below, please see Ms. Demelo in the PE office for a prize.
Survival of the fittest
Winner
Christine Chow
grade 8
2nd place
Dima Lim grade 8
Mindful Meditation/ Healthy Selfie
Random draw winners
Valeriya Dem’yanenko
Jarrod Banigan
Katie harper
Jinny Lee
Anna Shubenak
Lucy Uduboker
Amber Moore
Simone Lue
Biaise Klein – Martial Arts
Misha masek
Milena Ortiz
Taneisha Tait
Alam Rajabali
Yoga
Nicki Shadman
Anna Xiao
Junior Gladiator
Winner
Jonathon Calvez
Senior Gladiator
Winner
Justin Yang gr. 12
2nd place
Mason Chong
2nd place
Chan Seol gr. 12
Random draw winners for
gladiators
Taha Liaquat
Brendan Achtem
Dexter Tanchak
Mar 25
MATHCHALLENGERS Ms. Fulop
There will be a meeting on Wednesday March 25 at lunchtime in Room #303. Bring your calculator and lunch.
Mar 25
LAW WEEK'S BARRY SULLIVAN CUP APRIL 2015 Ms. Walton
Attention those students who are students who are interested in the Canadian Bar Associations Public Speaking Contest.
Please return your registration forms to Ms. Walton in Room 212 before March 5, 2015.
Internal selections will be determined on Wednesday March 25th at lunch in Room 212.
All students will be required to present their speeches to the panel of judges.
Please ensure your speeches are written and rehearsed prior to March 25....
Good luck and see you then,
Apr 2
Due Date
STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT APPLICATIONS: Mr. Rolph
Are you interested in running to be next year’s student council president? If so, applications are available from Mr. Rolph in room
213 beginning Wednesday March 4. Completed applications must be handed in by April 2.
Apr 2
Due Date
Grade 12 Valedictorian Mr. Morton
Any grade 12 students interested in being Valedictorian, please pick up a nomination package starting on Tuesday March 3rd in the
office. Completed copies are due in the office on Thursday April 2nd at 3:00pm sharp!!
Apr 16
TRIVIA NIGHT
Come out to Burnaby Mountain’s Annual Trivia Night on Thursday April 16th at 7pm in Gym 1. Form teams of up to five people for
your chance to win great prizes! Forms can be picked up and dropped off in room 320. The team entrance fee of $25 can be paid
on the night of the event. All proceeds go toward building a well in rural China.
Apr 22-24
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Ms. Rudolp
In a little while, just a little while, Once Upon a Mattress will come to the Michael J Fox theatre between April 22-24th. Get your
tickets soon! We are selling them outside the drama room at lunch. Tickets are $15 for students and $20 for adults. Matinee
tickets for the 22nd are only $10; if you want to go, pick up a form at the table to get them signed by your teachers.
ABORIGINAL HOMEWORK HELP! Ms. Corewyn
Need help with your homework? Having trouble with a course? Come get help with your school work at lunch time, Monday –
Friday in the Career Centre.
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SCHOOL GOALS:
GOAL #1 Literacy: to improve students’ reading for comprehension with a focus on finding the main ideas and note-making at the
Grade 8 and 9 levels.
GOAL #2 Healthy Living: to increase student awareness, understanding, and practice of healthy living.
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