Dawson Creek Secondary (Central Campus)

Here is what is happening until the end of September:

September 23     We will be doing our annual Terry Fox Run in the afternoon.  This year marks the 41st anniversary of Terry Fox' historic run to raise awareness and funds for Cancer Research.  We are taking donations through teachers, the office or at the assembly preceding our run on Friday afternoon.

September 26 - 29  Activities for Truth and Reconciliation Week begin on Tuesday.

September 28   Short Assembly at 9:15 for Truth and Reconciliation Day

September 29   Orange Shirt Day and Community Walk

September 30  National Truth and Reconciliation Day - no school.


Tomorrow students will be able to get their lockers during their A block (8:39 - 10:00) class.  They will be assigned a locker close to their A block class. They will need $5.00 for a lock.  Please do not send your own lock as we keep track of the combinations.

The Concession is now open. 

At break time, breakfast sandwiches are available for $3.00.

Here is the menu:

Monday    Corn Dog $2, Pizza Bun $3, Perogies $3

Tuesday   Hot Dog $2,  Chicken Caesar wrap $4, Hamburger $3

Wednesday  Pizza  $3  2 for $5

Thursday Corn Dog  $2, Hamburger $3, Taco in a bag $ 4

Friday  Hot Dog $2, Fries $3, Poutine $4

The Welcome Room will also have food soon.


If your student is going to be absent, please email rather than call, as we receive a high volume of calls in the morning.

The email address for absences is   dcss.cc@sd59.bc.ca . Please state the time your student will be away and the reason.




Fees: $5.00 - combination lock/locker (Payable in September) non-refundable fee.

General Supplies

Students will each need the following:

  • 1 USB Flash Drive (Memory Stick)
  • 2  2" or 3" (large) binders
  • 2 packages subject dividers
  • 5 duotangs
  • 2 packages of lined paper
  • 1 package of graph paper
  • 1 30 cm ruler
  • 1 pair scissors
  • 1 set pencil crayons
  • glue stick, pencils, pens, eraser, pencil sharpener

Subject specific supplies:


  • 1 calculator - basic functions for Grade 8 math
  • 1 scientific calculator for Grade 9 math  Please wait until your teacher requests this item to purchase it!

Cell phones will not be allowed as calculators as they can be a distraction.

Grade 8 / 9 art

  • HB pencils
  • art eraser (white vinyl)
  • pencil crayons
  • fine tip Sharpie markers
  • fine tip colour markers

PE - required Gym Strip:

Students are expected to particpate in Physical Education every PE class (unless ill or injured)

Wearing of gym strip is required at Central Campus

  • T-shirt student choice (in compliance with Dress Code)
  • Sweatshirt
  • Shorts or sweat pants
  • socks
  • 1 pair of running shoes for indoor use (Students may wish to have an extra pair for outdoor use)

Schedules will be given out on the first day of school, Wednesday September 7th.

The first day is a partial day beginning at 10:50 and ending a 2:10.  Doors will open at 10:30.

Grade 8 schedules will be available in the hallway by the library, across from the office.

Grade 9 schedules will be available in the hallway by the gym and the CRC.

No schedules will be available before the first day of school.

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