“The Ultimate Dream Job” Contest for Grade 9 Students

Do you have a son or daughter starting grade nine this year?  Do you know someone starting grade nine? If you answered “yes” to either of those, pass this email right along!

It’s time again to get grade nines thinking early about career paths and their favourite dream jobs. The Learning Partnership, in partnership with Scotiabank®, is launching the 2011 Ultimate Dream Job Contest on Monday, August 29. This national online photo contest is designed to get teens thinking about their futures, in an exciting way.

Grade nines have a chance to:

  • Win one of 18 weekly prizes – three winners each week
  • Win the Grand Prize trip to Ottawa on The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day
  • Help their schools win $1,000 courtesy of Scotiabank®

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DHS Ambassadors Portugal Information Meetings

Are you interested in joining the DHS Ambassadors on their tour of Portugal in March?  If you are, you are invited to bring an adult to ONE of the information meetings on Tuesday September 6th OR Thursday September 8th at 6:30 pm in the school library.  If you have any questions regarding these meetings, see Mr. Markham or Mme Lovenuk.  The trip is open to all DHS students.

2011/12 Timetable Pickup

Tuesday August 23 10-2:00 “Grade 9 Day” – Only grade 9 timetables are available.

Wednesday August 24 – Friday August 26 – All students can pick-up timetables between 10:00-2:00.

Timetable Changes

Once students pick-up their timetables changes can be discussed with a guidance counselor.

Meeting with guidance counselors between timetable pick-up and September 2 is on a first come first served basis.

No appointments will be scheduled between the timetable pick-up and September 2 (first-come first-served only).

DHS guidance has identified students that have timetabling issues that were not the student’s fault. These students will be contacted and will be seen on August 22-23.

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