Songs to argue over….

Walk up

  • Treat me like Somebody – Tink:
  • Taxi Cab – Twenty One Pilots:
  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran:

Walk out

  • Shooting Star – Bag Raiders:
  • Johnny Boy – Twenty One Pilots:

GRAD 2017 – important dates!


June 2             – Grad fee due ($100)

June 9             – Banquet money due – this is for 5 tickets – we will let you know if you                              are able to get more the following week

June 12           – Senior Walk at Elementary, block 4

June 26           – Grad Rehearsal (6:30 – 7:30/8:00) and Decorating

June 27           – Ceremony – please be at the Christian Reformed Church by 1:45?  Time                             still TBD

– Ceremony actually begins at 3:00

DCSS Scholarships – Deadline – Friday June 16

DCSS has  4 scholarships specifically available for DCSS students.

Deadline:  FRIDAY JUNE 16

Value of each award:   $500

For more information on the scholarships/bursaries and for the application form please see  Duncan Christian Scholarship Program

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Please see attached information!  Deadline is Monday.  If you can bring me your filled out application form and your hand-written letter on Monday, I will email them to the appropriate contact.

Catalyst Paper Scholarship 2017


Joe Groenendijk Bursary – DCSS students only! $250

Deadline is May 15, 2017

Application form and contact information:  Joe Groenendijk award

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Interested in some unique volunteer experience? See below…

Election Workers – May 2017 General Election


Approximately 25,000 election workers are needed to work on General Voting Day, May 9, 2017, for the upcoming provincial general election in B.C.

Interested? We’re looking for applicants who:

  • want to participate in the democratic process,
  • are looking for short-term, temporary work,
  • enjoy working with a wide variety of people, and
  • want to be part of a province-wide team.

Election officials have an important role to play in the electoral process. They ensure that voters receive good service and have the opportunity to vote.


Please note:

  • Election officials must be at least 15 years old and legally entitled to work in B.C.
  • You must provide your own transportation to and from work. Elections BC does not reimburse travel expenses.
  • Submitting an application does not guarantee employment.
  • Please be prepared to provide your Social Insurance Number if you are offered employment.

New for 2017:

  • All election officials must successfully complete online training and attend classroom training.
  • You must have a valid email address and access to a computer to complete the online training prior to attending classroom training.
  • Training is mandatory, even if you have worked as an election official before.

BC Dairy Association Scholarships – Track & Field and Gymnastics – $500

To qualify, applicants must have competed in BCSS approved sports, specifically, Gymnastics or Track & Field during the applicant’s grade 12 school year. Applicants must be enrolled in a BC secondary member school, be graduating this 2016-2017 school year and will be entering their first full-time studies in a Canadian University of College. Applicants must have demonstrated school spirit, a healthy lifestyle, and community involvement in order to be considered.

Application Deadline

Completed and signed application forms, together with all supporting documentation, must reach the BC School Sports office by email ( no later than May 15th, 2017.

Submission Instructions

Only completed applications will be considered.  Please refer to the Document Checklist to ensure that you have submitted all required documentation.

Applications will be accepted by e-mail only.

All submissions can be e-mailed to  Please ensure all scanned documents are high quality and legible.

All attachments should be in PDF or .doc (Word) format.  Other file formats will not be accepted.  All documents should have the candidate’s first and last name in the filename.

When your application is received, BC School Sports will contact you using the e-mail address that the application was sent from to confirm receipt.  If you do not receive a confirmation, we might not have received your application.


Application Procedure

Candidates for scholarships must complete a BC Dairy Association Scholarship Application Form online (see below).

Print the completed form, sign the Candidate Declaration section and have an administrator (Principal or Vice-Principal) complete the Endorsement section.

Attach the following mandatory documentation in support of your application:

  • A 400 to 500 word essay (minimum of three paragraphs) relating your experience in school sports to the concept of school spirit, a healthy lifestyle, and community involvement.
  • Letter from a school administrator (or his/her designate) certifying candidate’s school spirit, healthy lifestyle, and community involvement.
  • Letter from the school coach certifying candidate’s school spirit, healthy lifestyle, community involvement, and athletic ability; and
  • Transcript of grades showing percentages for all grade ten, eleven and twelve courses completed, as well as interim percentages for all courses in progress


Application Form: BC Dairy Scholarship 16-17

COURSE SELECTION GR. 12 (next year’s grade)

Course Booklet 2017-2018 for gr. 12

Course Selection Grade 12: