Burnaby South Secondary School

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Burnaby South Secondary
BurnabySouthSecondary.jpg
Address
5455 Rumble St
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5J 2B7, Canada
Information
School number4141062
School boardSchool District 41 Burnaby
PrincipalMr. G. Li
Vice principalMs. P. Hari, Mr. J. Tyler, Dr. S. Van Gurp
Staff104
School typePublic high school
Grades8-12
LanguageEnglish, ASL
AreaSouth Slope
MascotThe letter "R" in black, with yellow outlines. Previously a cowboy person resembling a rebel.
Team nameRebels
ColoursYellow, Black, Gold, and Purple                 
Founded1922
Enrolment2000+ (January 16, 2006)
Homepagehttp://south.sd41.bc.ca/
 
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Burnaby South Secondary
BurnabySouthSecondary.jpg
Address
5455 Rumble St
Burnaby, British Columbia, V5J 2B7, Canada
Information
School number4141062
School boardSchool District 41 Burnaby
PrincipalMr. G. Li
Vice principalMs. P. Hari, Mr. J. Tyler, Dr. S. Van Gurp
Staff104
School typePublic high school
Grades8-12
LanguageEnglish, ASL
AreaSouth Slope
MascotThe letter "R" in black, with yellow outlines. Previously a cowboy person resembling a rebel.
Team nameRebels
ColoursYellow, Black, Gold, and Purple                 
Founded1922
Enrolment2000+ (January 16, 2006)
Homepagehttp://south.sd41.bc.ca/

Burnaby South Secondary is a public high school in Burnaby, British Columbia. It is one of the eight high schools within School District 41 Burnaby. Burnaby South currently contains approximately 1700 students.

Developed as a Year 2000 school the building incorporated a significant amount of technology, including monitors in all the halls and classrooms in place of PAs and a card swipe attendance system.

A unique morning broadcasting class exclusive to Burnaby South named Television Production (TVP) delivers the morning announcements every day in the form of a news report called RATV, which stands for Rebels Alliance Television. Partner to the Television Production program is the Broadcast Communications class (BCOMM) where students create short movies and series that are aired during lunch time.

The site also hosts the BC School for the Deaf that was previously known as the Jericho School for the Deaf when it was located in Vancouver.

The school opened in 1922 and the BC School for the Deaf was moved to the site in 1995.

Facilities include:

- Two tournament sized gymnasiums, a fitness/dance room, a weight room, a wrestling room, and a large indoor running track encircling the physical education facility.

- A professional 600 seat community theatre, called The Michael J. Fox Theatre.

- Lab facilities in science, home economics, art, drama, business education, and technology education.

- Southpoint, the school store run by Marketing students. It offers a number of items for sale including school supplies, Burnaby South designer clothing, drinks and snacks.

Sports teams are available from grades 8-12 for basketball, wrestling, swimming, golf, soccer, rugby, volleyball, badminton, tennis and dragon boating.

External links

School Reports - BC Ministry of Education


Coordinates: 49°12′58″N 122°59′7″W / 49.21611°N 122.98528°W / 49.21611; -122.98528