BURNABY MOUNTAIN MISSION STATEMENT
Our purpose is to develop lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves, for others, and for the environment.
Our focus is to educate students so they can participate actively as contributing citizens in a changing world.
Our commitment is to provide a safe, supportive learning environment where individual potential is nourished and learners are challenged to reach for excellence.
Our School Motto, “RESPECT, EXCELLENCE, AND RESPONSIBILITY”, supports our Mission Statement and provides a foundation to our teaching and our learning.
Our Mission Statement and Motto guide us; however, our goals provide direction, objectives and strategies. The goals focus on school improvement and meeting the needs of all learners.
Our School Goals for 2016-2017 are:
Goal # 1 – Literacy: To improve students’ reading for comprehension with a focus on finding the main ideas, inferencing, summarizing, analyzing/making connections, and note-taking in specific subject areas at the Grade 8/9 level.
Goal # 2 – Healthy Living: To increase student awareness, understanding and practice of the three aspects of the Healthy Living Continuum: Healthy Living, Active Living, and Social Emotional Health.