Today’s Bulletin

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018    


8:40 – 10:02       Block 5

10:02 – 10:09       BREAK

10:15 – 11:35       Block 6

11:35 – 12:14       LUNCH

12:20  –  1:38       Block 7

1:44  –  3:03        Block 8


HONOUR ROLL LISTS: Honour lists for Term 2 are now posted outside the office room 115.  Please come by and check that there are no errors and advise the office for corrections.   The deadline for corrections is TOMORROW: Friday, Jan 19th

BNSS SUN RUN TEAM:  Happy New Year! It’s the time of the year to register for the Vancouver Sun Run again!

Last year, the Burnaby North Sun Run team had great participation, and everyone from the team had a wonderful time. The 2018 Sun Run will be held on Sunday, April 22nd. Whether you plan to run the whole course or walk through the scenic route, it is a great event for students and their families to participate together. The youth team registration with Burnaby North offers a less expensive rate, and the early bird rate is applicable until February 16th, 2018. All Burnaby North students and their families and friends are welcome to join the team.

Attached find more information about the event and the registration details for Sun Run 2018. If you have any questions related to the Burnaby North Sun Run team registration or the event, please direct them to the team captain at fun.work@outlook.com   (Please see below)

ITEMS FOR STUDENTS AT THE OFFICE: Would the following students please come to the office Room 115 for items for pick up:


Ryan Adam Jailyne Guarjardo Rossy Kim Martina Sak
Rion Brophy Halyn Job Seungyeon Kim Parsa Seyfourian

SCHOOL STORE:  New Year-New sales – Come to the School store to buy one rice noodle and get the 2nd one for $2.00.  Special rate won’t last long, so be quick.                                                    Mr. Johnson

WATERLOO MATH CONTESTS (Gr. 9-11-Pascal, Cayley, Fermat):  To all students currently in grade 9-11.  You must write one of these contests if you intend to register for a math enriched/honours class next year.  Please speak to your math teacher for more information and to register.  The cost is $5.  Anyone interested in writing these Math contests AND are not in a math class, please sign up with Ms. Young in room 305 after school.  Deadline to register is FEB. 2nd,2018.

VIKINGS, put your English and graphic design skills to use!  The Viking View is now hiring editor and graphic designer positions!  Apply at bit.ly/vikingvieweditor or bit.ly/vikingviewgraphicdesigner by January 28th.                                                                                                                         Mr. Roberts

VIKINGS READ: Please join us for a book talk next Wednesday, January 24th, at lunch in the library. This month we’ll be talking about the graphic novel Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by local author Tony Cliff. Like the book? Please join us. Dislike the book? That’s Ok too, join us and share your opinion. Have suggestions for other great graphic novels? Please join us and share your suggestions for some great new things to read. You can bring your lunch and we’ll provide you with hot chocolate.


SFU Follow up sessionhave you applied or are planning to apply to SFU? If so SFU is have a follow up session in on January 23rd at lunch in room 218 to discuss the following topics:

  • how to complete their application checklist
  • self-reporting their grades
  • how to check their application status
  • when to expect an admissions offer
  • more information regarding scholarships and financial aid
  • their next steps after receiving an admission offer to SFU
  • important dates and deadlines


ENVIRO TIP OF THE WEEK: Did you know a tap dripping 45 times per minute wastes around 1,000 litres of water per month, the equivalent of 10 baths per year? Make sure to fix dripping taps.

LIBRARY CLUB: Attention students who would like to join the Library Club mid-year: please come to a meeting in the library at lunch TODAY. We are especially in need of members for the decorating crew.


Canadian Armed Forces has a “Soldier for a Day” opportunity – February 24 at the Vancouver Garrison. See Career Education office.


TABLE-TENNIS:  Practice TODAY in the Aux gym.  Team photo is also TODAY so make sure to show-up right away in the Aux gym by 3:15 pm

Mr. Seehagen

Boys Rugby Practices Start this Week! All grade 9-12 boys interested in playing rugby this spring should start attending the practices in the SOUTH GYM on WEDNESDAY’s & THURSDAY’s from 5-7pm

Ms. Oatway

WINTER SPORTS PEP RALLY will be on January 24th at Lunch in the North Gym! Come out and see the 10 winter teams compete! All athletes currently on winter teams (basketball, table tennis, curling, skiing) need to wear their team uniform for the pep rally.                                                  Ms. Oatway


The starting line is downtown @WEST GEORGIA STREET​ and the finish line is @BC PLACE STADIUM​, where the refreshment/after race party is held (FREE FOOD, DRINKS, AND GIFTS).

Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s leading and most influential 10K race, taking runners along a beautiful route through downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park. It’s a wonderful way to meet with friends and families, and stay healthy and happy together! You can find more info about the race here.

With registration, you will receive A COMPLIMENTARY HIGH TECH T-SHIRT ​with our team name “Burnaby North Vikings” on the back, ​as well as a PERSONALIZED RACE BIB​ (for 10K & adult Shaw Mini participants).

You can also run to fundraise directly towards your chosen charity, such as BC Children’s Hospital, BC Cancer Foundation, BC SPCA, and more.

Registration deadline and rate for Youth team (10K)​:

Early Bird Student – 18 yrs and under (until Feb. 16) $22

Student Fee – 18 yrs and under (Feb 17 to Mar 16) $32

Early Bird Adult (until Feb 16) $35 Adult Fee (Feb 17 to Mar 16) $40

**These rates are significantly lower than those for individual registrations!

** Register online right now & support Burnaby North! Students, parents, siblings, relatives and friends are welcome to join as well!

Registration Procedure​:

Select: Join an Existing Team Team

Name: Burnaby North Secondary Team

Passcode: govikings

*Note: young siblings can register for the 2.5K Shaw Mini Sun Run and still be part of the team