Fine Arts Night – February 7

copy of art event flyer

Fine Arts Night is taking place Thursday, February 7 at Cariboo in the small gym. Doors will open at 6:30pm. This annual event is a celebration of Cariboo Hill’s thriving Visual & Performing Arts programs, and this year will feature an art auction and 50/50 draw. Friends and family are encouraged to attend, and donations at the door will be gratefully accepted. Details of the event are as follows:

Wednesday, February 6
Period 1 – Junior Band to set-up music equipment in gym
Period 4 – Senior Band rehearsal in small gym with dancers
After school – all performers in the small gym for table/chair/decoration set-up, followed by a cue-to-cue rehearsal

Thursday, February 7
Arrive at Cariboo music room by 6:30pm
Show begins promptly at 7pm, and usually runs for about 2 hours
Dress is all-black

District Concert Band Night – next Wednesday!

The Burnaby School Distirct’s annual District Concert Band Night is next Wednesday, January 16 at 7pm. This evening will include all the Senior Concert Bands from the district’s 8 high schools. Family and friends are more than welcome to attend this event.

Time: arrive no later than 6:30pm. Concert begins at 7pm, and usually runs 2.5 hours
Location: Michael J. Fox Theatre (7373 Macpherson Ave)
Dress: all-black
Tickets: sold at the door for $5 each. Performers do not require a ticket.

Choir Performance – December 8

We have been invited by Peter Julian, MP to sing at his annual open house on December 8, 2018. This event is open for all Burnaby/New West residents. Please note the following details:

Date: Saturday Dec 8, 2018
Time: 2:00 to 4:00pm. Choir students are asked to be there by 2:30pm, as we perform 3:15 – 3:30pm.
Location: Fraser River Middle School
Address: 800 Queens Ave, New Westminster (Corner of 8th Street and Queens Ave)
Parking: Parking lots are reserved for seniors and people with disabilities. Please use street parking.

All students and any friends/family who will be attending are required to RSVP by December 1 at the following link:

You can view the event flyer here

Upcoming Choir Performances

Performance at Cariboo Hill Remembrance Day Assembly
Friday, November 9 in the large gym
Students will be dismissed from their period 2 class at 10:00am for a soundcheck. Assembly begins at 10:45am.
Family members are welcome to attend.
Dress is all black

Performance at Edmonds Community Centre
Saturday, November 10
Please arrive no later than 12:30pm. Performance begins promptly at 1:00pm
Dress is all-black
Friends and family are welcome to attend

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Every year, all the secondary school choirs in Burnaby get together to perform for each other. This concert takes place at the Michael J Fox Theatre (7373 Macpherson Ave).
Monday, November 26, 2018
Please arrive no later than 6:15pm. Performance begins at 7:00pm and usually runs for about 2 hours.
Each choir gets a very limited number of tickets available for family members. We only have 10 tickets available for purchase now ($5 each). There will no tickets sold at the door. 
Dress is all black

Timberline Ranch

  • Students will be dismissed from period 2 on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 11:45am. The bus leaves at 12:15
  • Please remember your sleeping bag, pillow, towel, and personal toiletries.
  • It looks like it will be quite rainy this year. As most of our activity rotations happen outside, students should be prepared to do activities in the rain!
  • If parents need to reach their child while at Timberline, please call the camp directly at 604-463-9278

Music Folders

If you would like to purchase a personalised band or choir folder, please click the link to fill out the order form. These long-lasting leatherette folders will have your name and year of graduation printed on them.


Choir folders are $20 each/Band folders $25 each. You can pay by cash or cheque (made payable to Cariboo Hill Secondary).


Welcome Back!

I hope you all had a restful and enjoyable summer break! I’m really looking forward to catching up with everyone and getting back into rehearsals. As always, September is a busy time. There are a few items which will require your attention:

  • please obtain your instruments as soon as possible so that we can begin rehearsals right away. Speak to me a.s.a.p if you would like to rent an instrument from Cariboo
  • student contracts will be handed out in class. Please sign and return these as soon as possible.
  • Senior Band will begin Thursday, September 6, and Choir will begin Friday, September 7