In the News

Burnaby Schools, district programs, students and employees are often “in the news.” We invite you to learn more about what’s happening in Burnaby Schools by reading some of these feature stories.

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Vikings girls chart course for new hoop order
Burnaby Now, December 19, 2018

Santa parade kicks off holiday season in Vancouver
Vancouver Sun, December 2, 2018

Burnaby school board signals co-operation despite crack in BCA monopoly
Burnaby Now, November 27, 2018

Unlucky Aztecs end provincials unbeaten
Burnaby Now, November 23, 2018

Burnaby North girls emerge with B.C. berth
Burnaby Now, November 22, 2018

Panthers prevail over Byng for first LM girls title
Burnaby Now, November 21, 2018

The saga of the great Burnaby candy wrapper project
Burnaby Now, November 20, 2018

Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir brings Christmas concert to Burnaby
Burnaby Now, November 20, 2018

Burnaby North alum packs pads for hockey journey
Burnaby Now, November 17, 2018

Aztecs extract potential, clear hurdles en route to B.C.s
Burnaby Now, November 16, 2018

Seaforth Elementary’s Kindness Patrol on World Kindness Day
CTV News, November 13, 2018

Ryan Beedie donated $50 million to help create a new scholarship program for B.C. students
Burnaby Now, November 13, 2018

Learning and leading on the court
Burnaby Now, November 10, 2018

Walking a mile in their combat shoes
CBC, November 9, 2018

Panthers prowl to sr. girls league title
Burnaby Now, November 8, 2018

Moscrop boys shaken, then stir in district final
Burnaby Now, November 8, 2018

Lions’ runner cracks top-10 at provincials
Burnaby Now, November 7, 2018

Burnaby school joins youth patrol spreading random acts of kindness
Burnaby Now, November 7, 2018

Slime. science and plenty of inspiration
Burnaby Now, October 31, 2018

Burnaby teacher stars in A Christmas Story
Burnaby Now, October 29, 2018

Art integrated into everyday learning – Confederation Park recognized with a prestigious award
Burnaby Now, October 27, 2018

Burnaby students sell popcorn to help people who are homeless
Burnaby Now, October 27, 2018

Wildcats, Lions due to meet in soccer final
Burnaby Now, October 26, 2018

Variety Week: Device from Variety helps B.C. teen with hearing loss
Global News at 6, October 24, 2018

Burnaby students’ art showcased in Willingdon Linear Park
Burnaby Now, October 22, 2018

What about the Viking? What will happen to Burnaby North’s metal mascot when school is replaced?
Burnaby Now, October 19, 2018

Burnaby high school to be replaced
CityNews, October 12, 2018

Minister announces $79 million to replace Burnaby North Secondary
Burnaby Now, October 11, 2018

Burnaby Students pitch in to clean up local beach 
Burnaby Now, October 12, 2018

Class Act: Burnaby School Board recognizes upper crust
Burnaby Now, October 10, 2018

Who am I?: Burnaby filmmaker turns the lens on her family’s story
Burnaby Now, October 6, 2018

Wildcats wired for soccer success
Burnaby Now, October 6, 2018

Cross-country runners gain ground
Burnaby Now, October 4, 2018

Academy builds a field of knowledge
Burnaby Now, September 20, 2018

Running over ‘Pavement Patty’ gives Burnaby motorists pause
Burnaby Now, September 18, 2018

This is the main reason Burnaby firefighters fundraise all year
Burnaby Now, September 14, 2018

Burnaby Central Secondary drum circle
Global News, September 9, 2018

Robert Munsch’s countless acts of kindness to schools
The Globe and Mail, September 3, 2018

Veteran Burnaby trustee retires after 31 years on local board
Burnaby Now, September 1, 2018

Rainbow crosswalk to greet returning Burnaby students
Burnaby Now, August 30, 2018

These kids are crazy about the Burnaby school district’s new summer robotics program
Burnaby Now, July 30, 2018

Boy, 9, credited with saving the life of a kindergartener
CTV News, June 29, 2018

Burnaby Mounties recognize 9-yr-old who saved kindergartner
Burnaby Now, June 27, 2018

Burnaby students rediscover a blast from the past
Burnaby Now, June 24, 2018

Burnaby South student earns Skills Canada gold
Burnaby Now, June 23, 2018

Students test their mettle at Burnaby Fire Department’s first youth academy
Burnaby Now, July 22, 2018

New cybersecurity program to teach Burnaby students to foil hackers
Burnaby Now, June 20, 2018

New Burnaby theatre company tackles Saint Joan
Burnaby Now, June 4, 2018

Aspiring Burnaby EAs will get taste of problem student behaviour in virtual reality
Burnaby Now, May 29, 2018

Central finishes zones a strong second
Burnaby Now, May 24, 2018

Burnaby student takes on the nation
Burnaby Now, May 23, 2018

Burnaby school wins chess title
Burnaby Now, May 21, 2018

New theatre company debuts at rEvolver Festival
Burnaby Now, May 17, 2018

Burnaby high school first to achieve Bee School designation in Lower Mainland
Burnaby Now, May 11, 2018

Students conquer fears at Burnaby Fire Department youth academy
Burnaby Now, April 28, 2018