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BURNABY'S GOT TALENT 2015
Are you set for another year to find out who or what is the most talented student act in Burnaby Schools? We are! Burnaby's Student Advisory Council presents Burnaby's Got Talent on Wednesday, April 8, at the Michael J Fox Theatre. Showtime is 6:30 pm.  Enjoy live performances, a silent auction and concession. Tickets $8 for students and $10 for adults available at any secondary school or online until April 1st. All proceeds go to Kinbrace Refugee Housing & Support www.kinbrace.ca

BUDGET 2015/16
The Burnaby Board of Education is committed to ensuring that the community continues to be kept informed and consulted regarding board decisions. The Board values the sup­port of the Burnaby community and we encourage you to get involved as we prepare the 2015/2016 operating budget. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, 7 pm at Burnaby Central Secondary. LEARN MORE

MATH MENTORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE
A "math buddies" mentoring program where up to 30 students from Burnaby North visit five elementary schools, after school, is making a difference all around. While the grade 5-7 students are gaining more conficence in math, the magical connections to "their high school buddies" is equally as important. And the secondary students are reaping the rewards too. LEARN MORE

TRANSITION PLANNING FAIR
Anyone interested in learning more about opportunities for youth with physical or social employment challenges is invited to the District's Transition Information Evening. It will be held on Tuesday, April 14 from 6:30 to 9 pm at Burnaby Central Secondary. More than 30 organizations that provide post-secondary oppotrunities for youth with special needs will be there. LEARN MORE

PLAY TO LEARN  - OPEN HOUSES
Parents of 3-5 years olds are invited to attend any of the District's FREE fun and interactive Play to Learn sessions happening in April and May. Featuring children's performer Jane Cobb, you and your child will enjoy lots of great learning activities, meet  early childhood educators and health experts, learn about City of Burnaby library and recreational programs, and connect with the school community and other families.  LEARN MORE

DOING IT GREEN
On March 24 the Burnaby Youth Sustainability Network kicked off its 5th Do it Green Conference at Burnaby South. In attendance were 300 students from secondary schools throughout the District who are leaders in sustainability. After a greeting from the Board delivered by vice-chair Harman Pandher they heard from keynote speaker SFU Professor Quarmby. All in all, it was a great day of sharing and inspiration, with many seeds planted that will be nurtured going forward to keep our planet green.

PRO D DAY FOR STUDENTS
The District is hosting a Financial Literacy Pro-D day for grade 8-12 students on  - Monday, April 27 at Burnaby Central Secondary from 10 am to 2 pm (this is the District's Pro-D day too) A $5 registration fee covers activities and lunch. Register at burnaby.events@gmail.com providing the students name, school and grade. The event is limited to 100 students. LEARN MORE

BURNABY BOARD OF EDUCATION

The next public meeting of the Burnaby Board of Education will take place on Tuesday, April 14, 7 pm at the District Office, 5325 Kincaid Street. All are welcome. LEARN MORE

 

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