Welcome to Burnsview Secondary School

UPCOMING DATES TO NOTE:

   
December 6 Collaboration Day
December 7 Report cards issued
December 14 Snow Ball (Grade 11 and 12 students only)
December 20 Collaboration Day
December 21 School closes for winter vacation
January 8 School reopens after winter vacation
   

The full 2017-2018 calendar is posted under the GENERAL tab.

 

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Burnsview is a diverse community dedicated to helping its citizens on their personal journey of growth and achievement.  We become our best selves in a safe and challenging learning environment that encourages risk-taking, cooperation, mutual respect and fun.
                 
The Griffin symbolizes Burnsview.  It is believed to have originated from Indo-Iranian mythology, the "Gryphon".  It was absorbed into the Greek culture as a fabulous creature symbolic of strength and became the Griffin.  Griffins are portrayed with a lion's body, an eagle's head, long ears, and eagle's claws to indicate the need to combine intelligence and strength.  The mythical Griffin drew the chariot of the sun and guarded a golden treasure.
We believe that this representation depicts what we strive to accomplish at Burnsview where our students are challenged to become the best they can be physically and intellectually.