Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for 'General'

What do you do on Pro-D anyways?

So last Monday our school had a school-based Professional Development Day.  The students look forward to these days as a long-weekend and a recent conversation with a group of students indicated that some think school staff view these days in the same way. After this conversation I thought this was a great opportunity to shed [...]

Read Full Post »

I Remember…

Having worked at, and attended, schools in BC for most of my life I have recently rediscovered my appreciation for the work that people have done over the years to secure the environment I live in. Every year I have joined others to pause in a moment of silence to honour those who have given [...]

Read Full Post »

21st Century Leading for Learning

In an effort to stay informed on current topics that are relevant to the delivery of education, I use social networking to connect with a number of educational leaders from the Vancouver area, across Canada and internationally. Through this networking I have the opportunity to explore initiatives from our own school district as well as [...]

Read Full Post »

What a Week!

When I sat down to write this week’s entry I realized how lucky I am to be a part of this school community. So many great things have happened over the past week that I will try to capture a few of the events I was able to take part in. Last Sunday was the [...]

Read Full Post »

New Beginnings at South

So we have made it through the back-to-school rush of September and our students and staff have settled in to their classes. I have not taken the opportunity to update this blog as much as I would have liked in September but my intention is to make this a priority through the rest of the [...]

Read Full Post »

Back to School

Hard to believe that we have already been back for two weeks! The first week was certainly a blur as our students brought energy and enthusiasm to the building everyday. The excitement is still there as we all settle in to the routines that come with fall and back to school. We have had our [...]

Read Full Post »

Measuring Success

As we approach the end of another school year and prepare for a transition to summer I have had the opportunity to reflect on success.  I have been to my first Senior Awards night where over 600 students and families came to celebrate the great accomplishments of so many of our senior students.  I recently [...]

Read Full Post »

Exciting times ahead

Its hard to believe that we are into May!  Over the past few weeks we have completed our course request process for next year, our spring sports teams are heading into the play-offs, spring concerts and recitals are near and our Valedictorian has just been elected (congratulations Nolan Shelley).  All of these events signal that [...]

Read Full Post »

Spring is in the Air

As we head into Term 3 and the school is buzzing with excitement I ask myself if this normal for this time of year or is the heightened level of energy the result of something else.  Is it the injection of national pride our city received from the Olympics?  Is it the natural effects of spring [...]

Read Full Post »

Welcome to the Admin Blog!

On behalf of the Administration at Burnaby South Secondary and the BCSD, I wanted to convey how excited we are to be entering the world of blogging!  We hope to use this medium to provide further insight into the accomplishments and happenings connected to our school and community. Whether an extra-curricular event, academic success or simply our [...]

Read Full Post »

« Newer Posts