Welcome to Burnsview Secondary School

BACK TO SCHOOL LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Back to school information for 2017/2018 is posted under September Startup.

VALEDICTORY WEBCAST

You can view a webcast of our Valedictory Ceremony here. 

UPCOMING DATES TO NOTE:

September 5
First day of school, Student photos
September 13
Collaboration Day
September 21 Grad Boat Cruise
September 22
Non-Instructional Day (District Wide)
September 26 Fee collection day
September 27
Collaboration Day
September 28 PAC Meeting, 7:00 pm 
October 9 Thanksgiving Day - Statutory Holiday
October 11 Collaboration Day
October 20 Non-Instructional Day (District Wide)
October 23 Non-Instructional Day (District Wide)
October 25 Collaboration Day

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.