Category: Community

  • Let’s Explore More Cultures Together!

    RAMADAN AND VAISAKHI ARE COMING UP. WE WOULD LOVE YOUR INSIGHTS ON HOW WE CAN FEATURE THEM AFTER SPRING BREAK! Part of what makes our school so special is the cultural tapestry woven by our diverse student body. We try our best throughout the year to celebrate as many unique stories and traditions as we…

  • Online Safety Zoom

    Paul Sandhu has been a district safe school specialist and has been with the district since 2004. He works with both secondary and elementary school students and staff to ensure the safety of their well-being in schools, community and online. He helps transition grade 7s going into grade 8 who may feel anxious about attending…

  • 2023 Alumni Bursary Award Winner: Grace Tam

    This year, PAC is excited to have the opportunity to offer a $500 alumni bursary award to a student in Burnaby pursuing their post-secondary education and training. We began accepting applications in April and are thrilled to announce Burnaby Central Secondary School’s Grace Tam as our recipient. Congratulations, Grace! Your positive impact on the community…

  • 2023 Fun Fair Marketplace

    Did you know that the intermediate/senior pods will be taken over by a Marketplace during the Fun Fair? Well, now you do! Come check out these 22 awesome local vendors! 01 Dress My Curves Indo western clothing and jewelry. Instagram 02 Made by Michelle Baked goods and gifts. Instagram | Facebook 03 KTs Sweet Shop…

  • Happy Mother’s Day

    Being a mom is all about the love you give, no matter where it comes from. So here’s to all the superhero women who have taken on a motherly role in someone’s life. Today, we’re celebrating all forms of motherhood, from moms to grandmas and aunts, stepmoms, foster moms, adoptive moms, and all those who…

  • Basking in Appreciation: A Volunteer Breakfast that Warmed Our Hearts

    “No one has ever become poor by giving,” was the Anne Frank quote that Principal Aujla used as she gave her speech of gratitude to the parents who attended the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, May 10th. And what a meal it was! With an irresistible spread of fresh bagels, croissants, and delicious pastries from…

  • Fun Fair Volunteer Opps Galore!

    After 3 long years, our Fun Fair is finally back and it’s only 3 weeks away! We’ve been working hard to make this event unforgettable, but can’t make it a huge success without you. We know that our community is full of talented people, and we would love for you to join us as a…

  • Garden Volunteers Needed

    A COMMUNITY CARE POST Get your hands dirty for a good reason! Help bring a little sunshine into the lives of some beloved seniors by volunteering to tend to the gardens at their George Derby Centre care home. No green thumb required, just a big heart. To sign up or for more info, please contact…

  • The Art of Kindness

    February was such a wonderful month of friendship, joy, and so much fun from beginning to end. What was your favourite moment? For the PAC, it was being surprised with an overwhelming show of gratitude from the students of Brantford in the form of beautifully hand-crafted Valentines. As we head into the first weekend of…

  • Friday Funday, en Français!

    The French Immersion half of Brantford wrapped up the week in a big screen way as our 159 students boarded school buses bound for Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis to celebrate the French Film Festival with all the other French Immersion students in the Burnaby School District. Excitement filled l’air, as it had been three long pandemic…