Remembrance Day 2022

2022-2023 Remembrance Day Dance on Film Project – Dance Company Contemporary Team

Congratulations Dancers – Showcase Awards 2022

The 2022 show was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out to help, thank you to our community of parents and friends who came to support, and thank you to the BMSS staff for your shared talents on stage and loud cheers in the audience! Video order forms will be handed out to students in classes soon (will also arrive via email to all semester 1 parents).

The 2022 “In My Feelings” Showcase Award Recipients:

Top VPA 12 – Performing Arts Award – Janice Yan

Top Grade 12 – Hana Reichel 

Rising Star Award – Hana Reichel 

Heart Award – Morgan Albrighton 

Brightest Light Award – Daniella Muschamp

Most Promising Grade 12- Julianna Galle  

 Most Improved Grade 12 – Anthony Zang

Top Grade 11 – Aleni Koorjee 

Most Promising Grade 11 – Allison Bedoya 

Most Promising Grade 11 – Christine Wang

Most Improved Grade 11 – Haven Nguyen   

Top Grade 10 – Olivia Cheng 

Most Promising Grade 10 – Sydney Vidler  

Most Improved Grade 10 – Danika Turik

 Top Grade 9 – Nelina Nenadi

Most Promising Grade 9 – Ida Keita

Most Promising Grade 9 – Irma Agdeppa

Most Improved Grade 9 – Tanya Nafissi 

Most Improved Grade 9 – Lily Chen 

 Top Grade 8 – Ila Nussbaum

Most Promising Grade 8- Kamyiah Hinds

 Most Improved Grade 8 – Lenaya Bailie 

2022 Year-End Showcase – May 19th

It’s happening! BMSS Dance will be presenting two shows this year on Thursday May 19th at the Michael J Fox Theatre; 5:30 and 8:00pm. Tickets for In My Feelings are ON SALE NOW, seating is RESERVED, and can be purchased online from the following link:

Get the good seats now, before they sell out! We hope to see you all there!


Order forms were both emailed out and sent home with students on Friday April 8th. There are lots of great hanging baskets and plant options to choose from to make your garden look beautiful, bright, and even a little bit tasty! Orders are due to Mrs. Pattenaude by April 19th, deliveries will happen on Monday May 2nd in the BMSS parking lot after 3:20pm.

Mom’s Pantry Fundraiser is now closed for the 2021 season! Orders will be expected to arrive on Monday December 13th! Stay tuned for updated information!


Get a sneak peek of our program and see some examples of work the dance program created in the 2020/2021 school year!

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER DANCERS! We want to wish our grade 12’s the best of luck, and welcome to our new grade 8’s! See all of your bright and smiling faces in the fall!

Welcome back dancers! This year is definitely different, a bit weird, and sometimes overwhelming, but let’s try to dance our worries away, at least for about 10 weeks.

Mom’s Pantry Fundraising is happening NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 26! Click below to place your order. Orders will arrive on Monday Dec. 14th



Course Selection 2019 – 2020

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All of the above courses are available for selection for the 2019-2020 school year, except for Dance Foundations 10, 11, 12. Questions? Email Mrs. Worobets or Mrs. Pattenaude.







Dance Company 2019 Auditions!

Dance Company Auditions for the 2018/2019 school year will be on Wednesday June 6th from 3:30-6:00pm in the Dance Studio! Come ready to sweat lots and have an absolute blast doing so!

Questions? See Mrs. Worobets or Mrs. Pattenaude (Dougie P) for more info!


Alright BMSS Dancers, here we go!


#1 Monday April 30th – Burnaby Festival of Dance @7pm

Who: –> Blocks 2, 4 and Dance Company (Collab)

Where: –> Burnaby Mountain Secondary (Gym 1)

Tickets:–> Each dancer is permitted two guests, no tickets are needed. Please contact Mrs. Pattenaude or Mrs. Worobets if you have more than two guests coming.

#2 Tuesday May 1st – Burnaby Festival of Dance @ 7pm

Who: –> Dance Company (Collab)

Where: –> Burnaby Mountain Secondary (Gym 1)

Tickets:–> Each dancer is permitted two guests, no tickets are needed. Please contact Mrs. Pattenaude or Mrs. Worobets if you have more than two guests coming.

#3 “201.8FM” THE BLEND – Year-End Dance Showcase

Who: The entire dance program (everyone MUST ATTEND)

Where: –> Michael J. Fox Theatre

When: –> Doors open at 7:00pm, Show starts at 7:30pm

Tickets: –> $10.00/student  $12.00/adult  — Can be purchased in the upper commons at lunch, at the door, or through school cashonline (

Dinner: –> $5.00 dinner tickets can be purchased at school through Mrs. Worobets or Mrs. Pattenaude — Special Dietary Needs? Let one of them know so we can ask the caterer to prepare you a separate dinner!







Community Collaborative Dance Project

Burnaby Mountain and Moscrop are combining forces to create a community collaborative dance piece! The piece will be both a dance on film project and a live performance. Rehearsals will be on Mondays and Wednesdays starting December 4th from 3:30/4 – 5:30pm. The location of the rehearsals will alternate each week between the two schools and we will be starting at Mountain on the 4th. If you are interested please see Mrs. Pattenaude or Mrs. Worobets to sign up.

We are looking forward to this incredible experience with our friends at Moscrop!



Happy Friday everyone!

Mrs. Worobets and Miss Douglas (soon to be Mrs. Pattenaude!!!) hope that everyone had a great first week back and are settling in to their classes well.

Keep your eyes peeled on the website for an update coming soon about our first fundraising activity!

Have a great weekend lovelies and make good choices! 😀

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Dance Company Auditions 

Auditions for next year’s Dance Company will be taking place on Wednesday April 26th from 3:30-6:00pm. This audition is open to all interested students from grades 9-12. Dance Company requires that students who make the team must also register for another dance technique or performance course to supplement their training.

Come out and show off your dance skills! Questions? See Mrs. Worobets or Miss Douglas in the Dance Office, Room 123 or send them an email.

We look forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday! 😀

Here we go!!!

Welcome back everyone! We hope you all had an awesome spring break and are ready to hit it in high gear! We have a few upcoming events along the way to our show;

March 30 – April 1stModus Operandi Three Day Intensive Workshop @ SFU Woodwards

April 2nd – Vancity Projects @ Michael J. Fox Theatre  ~ Come out and support Dance Company and our Senior Choreography Students ~ The show starts at 2:00pm and tickets are $20.00 each, please see a Dance Company member or a dance teacher to buy your tickets!

April 6thStudent Extra Work auditions for the year – end show from 3:15-5:00pm

April 26th – DANCE COMPANY AUDITIONS FOR 2017-2018! 3:30-6:00PM 

May 1-3Burnaby Festival of Dance – A celebration of dance across the whole district. This will be taking place at our school.

May 6th & 13thStudent Yoga classes at Moksha Yoga Burnaby! – Class starts at 4:30 and spots are $12.00 each INCLUDING MAT AND TOWEL RENTAL! Please see Miss Douglas to reserve your spot.

TUESDAY MAY 30TH – YEAR-END SHOW ~ EMERGE~ Tickets go on Sale in April!

Questions? See Miss Douglas or Mrs. Worobets for details!

Have a great week!

AMDA ~ American Musical and Dramatic Academy

Are you thinking about a career in the performing arts? Have you always dreamt of singing, dancing or acting for life? Have you thought about AMDA? 

Brianna Lehmann from AMDA came in yesterday to present to our students about the opportunities that could unfold at this school and both Mrs. Worobets and I said, “Wow! We want to go!”

If you are thinking about a possible future in the performing arts please go to for more information, or get in touch with Mrs. Worobets or Miss Douglas for more information!