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Burnaby Students Shine at Burnaby Film Forum

  Burnaby Secondary schools were well represented at the second annual Burnaby Film Forum. Byrne Creek entered a film by Sopethan Rajeswarn called One Day. Burnaby South was represented by 4 films: Summer in BC by Nils Kimmel and Winston … Continue reading

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Best High School Year Book of 2015 – Burnaby North

Each year, hundreds of schools across North America enter their yearbook into the American Scholastic Press Association Contest.  The Burnaby North’s 2015 yearbook entitled “Create” received the top designation of Outstanding High School Yearbook 2015! Congratulations to yearbook editor graduates Izzy Chan and … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education: a Shifting Paradigm

Check out this animated short adapted from a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert. It’s a fabulous example of using the arts to create meaning. The animator, Andrew Park, makes drawings that mirror Robinson’s powerful narrative … Continue reading

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New Mask Resources available at the DLRC

  We are very excited to announce that we have purchased some new drama resources! Artist Beckie Kravetz, owner of  The Mask Studio, has created 15 beautiful 3/4 and full masks for Burnaby students. These hndmade masks come in a … Continue reading

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Artful Thinking-Exploring the Expressive Languages of Children Conference

We are very excited to announce that Carol Anne Wien and Kathleen Lundy are coming to the the district on October 21, 2011. Together participants will explore how the arts can be a powerful way to explore meaning-making throughout the curriculum.  Hands-on exploratory sessions will be … Continue reading

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Young People’s Concerts 2011-2012

Good news! We have booked three Young People’s Concerts for the 2011-2012 school year. They include: Buzz Brass, Boris Sichon and Wells & Woodhead. Neither Wells & Woodhead nor Buzz Brass have performed at Young People’s Concerts before. Detailed information … Continue reading

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Festival de musique

Over 1100 students took part in this year’s Festival de musique held at Sperling and Seaforth Elementary on April 28 & 29. This festival, now in its 28th year,  allows French Immersion students from grades K-7 to share French music, poetry … Continue reading

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Music Monday in Burnaby Schools!

Music Monday is an annual event that takes place on the first Monday in May each year and brings together students, teachers, parents and community members.  The purpose of this day is to recognize the importance of music in our lives. … Continue reading

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Burnaby Mountain Improv Team Takes Silver

Congratulations to Burnaby Mountain secondary school’s improv team who recently won a silver medal at the Canadian Improv Games National Championships in Ottawa!

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Festival of Beginnning Bands

Over 1000 grade seven band students performed in the district’s elementary band festival from April  13-15. I am continually wowed by the progress that band students make in one short year! A special thank-you to all the elementary band teachers for all … Continue reading

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