Awards Criteria

Academic Achievement Awards

This award is earned by students who achieve at least an 80% average in Terms 1 and 2 and are projected to achieve at least an 80% average in Term 3.

 

Work Habit Awards

This award is earned by students who obtain a minimum number of 'G's in Terms 1 and 2  and are projected to achieve the required number of 'G's in Term 3.  For Grade 8 - 10 students, the minimum required number of 'G's is 7, for Grade 11 students, the minimum required number of 'G's is 6, and for Grade 12 students, the minimum required number of 'G's is 5.

Scholastic Achievement Awards of Distinction

This award is given to students who have attained an outstanding level of achievement (at least 86%) in each and every subject in Terms 1 and 2 and are projected to achieve at least 86% in each and every subject in Term 3. 

Athletic Awards

This award is based on points earned through athletic ability, leadership, sportsmanship, and attendance. Points are accumulated through participation on one school team or a combination of school teams.

Service Awards

This award is presented to students who have contributed 25 or more hours of service to the school on their own time during the current school year.  Bronze Award 25-49 hours; Silver Award 50-74 hours; Gold Award 75+ hours; Platinum Award 100 + hours.

Specialty Award

These awards are presented to students who have shown significant improvement, achievement and special interest in a particular subject area. Winners are chosen by each department according to individual department criteria.

MAJOR AWARDS:

Silvia Johansen Memorial Award

This award is given in memory of a former Burnsview student and is presented to one or more deserving Grade 8 students who plan to further pursue the field of performing arts.

Ambassadeur de l'immersion francaise / French Immersion Ambassador

This award is presented to a student who demonstrates exceptional enthusiasm for learning the French language and actively seeks out opportunities for language enrichment.

Director's Award

This award is presented to a student who has shown outstanding instrumental ability, dedication to the program and who is a true inspiration to all musicians. 

Renaissance Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to fine and performing arts at Burnsview. 

Outstanding Female Athlete

This award is given to a female athlete (Junior and Senior) who demonstrates outstanding athletic ability, sportsmanship and leadership.

Outstanding Male Athlete

This award is given to a male athlete (Junior and Senior) who demonstrates outstanding athletic ability, sportsmanship and leadership.

Outstanding Citizenship Award

This award is presented to a Burnsview Secondary student (Junior and Senior) who is kind, inclusive, respectful, empathetic, and ethical. This student shows a strong sense of community-mindedness and personal accountability, and is able to work toward an ideal future for the world.

Outstanding Scholar

This award is presented to a student (Junior and Senior) who has maintained outstanding scholastic achievement throughout his/her Burnsview years.

Outstanding Senior Student - Griffin Cup

This award is presented to the Grade 12 student who has demonstrated excellence in all aspects (scholastic, service, citizenship, athletic) of his/her Burnsview years.