What’s Happening at DCS 2018/2019

What’s Happening at DCS 2018/2019

SEPTEMBER 2018

  • September 4 - First day of school for students! Students attended assemblies throughout the morning for each division in the school.
  • On Going… Alberta Education has mandated online registrations for the 2019-2020 school year. Therefore, DCS has started to set up online demographic packages, payments for school fees/milk orders/fundraising/field trips/sports…
  • September 5 – Junior Volleyball tryouts were held. SH Girls Volleyball already under way. DCS ended up with 3 girls volleyball teams (1 Sr., 2 Jr.) and 1 boys team (Jr.).
  • September 10 – the Running Club (30 students) started to practice for cross country runs throughout the fall in Red Deer, Innisfail and Ponoka.
  • September 11 – first full day of Kindergarten in their newly renovated classroom!
  • September 14 – 5 students on our SAT team went to Edmonton to assist in Kaleido Arts Family Fest and gain some hands on live event experience.
  • September 20 – School Picture Day! Paleontology 25 students went to Drumheller.
  • September 26 – Grade 6 students went to Edmonton to observe our provincial Legislature.
  • September 27 – Pancake Breakfast, Open House for parents to see their child’s classroom/teachers. DCS Celebrates Assembly at 9:30, sponsored by Delburne Service Centre. Following the assembly we had our Terry Fox Run/Walk around the Village, which raised over $1,100! First PAC Meeting of the school year was held at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons.
  • September 28 – Orange Shirt Day, in recognition of acknowledging residential schools. Bus Evacuations practice was held in the morning. High School Awards Night was held at 7:00pm in the Small Gym.
  • Intramurals have been taking place at lunch, organized by our Middle School Leadership Group.
  • Buddy Reading Program took place with grade 1P joining grades 6/7A 7 6/7U. It’s a fun and meaningful project for all the students.

OCTOBER 2018

  • October 1 – Academy Skateboard Collective Residency came to DCS to work with 4-12 students, teaching them the finer details of skateboarding.
  • October 2 – The Learning Commons sponsored an author visit by Eric Walters.
  • October 3 – Fall fundraising began with 2 options available. DCS is only doing one main fundraiser this year for the school, cookie dough, popcorn and magazine sales. PAC is doing a cheque campaign for those who just want to donate, without purchasing anything during the year.
  • October 11 – Paleontology Field Trip.
  • October 12 – Our DCS student rep attended Students Matter meeting at Division Office in Innisfail. WE Club attended WE Day at Rogers Centre, Edmonton.
  • October 16 – grade 6 walked to Delburne Village Office to meet council and see how our village was run. Paleontology Field Trip.
  • October 18 – PAC Meeting, 6:30pm in the Learning Commons.
  • October 19 – SH Welding field trip to Olds College Iron Works.
  • October 23 – Llew Edwards (track athlete/coach/trainer) guest speaker came to our school for a presentation.
  • October 24 – a group of students from DCS attended the HASS Conference in Red Deer.
  • October 25 – DCS Celebrates Assembly at 11:00am sponsored by On Earth…Gardens & Design Greenhouses
  • October 31 – Halloween activities started at noon with lunch parties in the Primary classes and a Costume Fashion Show (grades 6-12) in the Large Gym. Other activities (games, haunted house) throughout the school started at 2:00pm.
  • October WE Scare Hunger Campaign…WE Club collected food for our local Food Bank.