Welcome to Burnsview Secondary School

UPCOMING DATES TO NOTE:
May 11 Collaboration Day
May 12 Spring Fling, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
May 20 Non-Instructional Day (in lieu of collaboration time)
May 23 Victoria Day
May 25 Collaboration Day
May 27 Red Carpet / Grad Banquet (early dismissal 2:15 pm)
June 2 PAC Meeting (AGM), 7:00 pm
June 8 Collaboration Day
June 20 Awards Night, 7:00 pm NDSS
June 20 Last day of classes
June 22 School and Provincial exams
June 28 Valedictory Ceremony, 7:00 pm NDSS
June 29 Report Cards posted / Last day for students
June 30 School closes

The full 2015-2016 calendar is posted under the GENERAL tab or click here.

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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.