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schoolbusBus Registration for the 2018/19 school year will begin 
May 2, 2018
 at 9:00

Even if your student was registered for the bus for 2017/18,
you will need to re register them for 2018/19.
Please see our Bus Registration page for more information.

 
 

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Drop-in Badminton and Track and Field schedules are now up on our Athletics Page.

Please encourage your students listen to the daily Student Announcements for athletic schedule updates.images (1)

 
 

Musical Theatre:

  • Today is the day for Willy Wonka audition materials! See Mr. Duque-Park at lunch. Even if you didn’t sign up with him before, come and see Mr. D.P. and he can sign you up and give you more information. If you don’t get the information from him today you can get it next week.

Library Books:

  • All library books must be returned to the CLC by Wednesday June 20th. Students will not be able to sign books out after Wednesday.
  • If you have an overdue book, and can not find it, you will need to pay for the book.
  • Please see Ms. Baas if you have any questions.

Pizza Friday:

  • Pizza will be available in the foods room at Nutrition Break on Fridays!
  • Remember to line up outside of the school by the playground if you wish to buy pizza.

Dunsmuir Store:

  • The Dunsmuir Store is open Friday’s at Lunch!
  • If you haven’t seen it, pop by the gym entrance to see what’s available!
 
 

Pizza Friday:

  • Pizza will be available in the foods room at Nutrition Break on Fridays!
  • Remember to line up outside of the school by the playground if you wish to buy pizza.
  • $3/slice.

Dunsmuir Store:

  • The Dunsmuir Store is open Friday’s at Lunch!
  • If you haven’t seen it, pop by the gym entrance to see what’s available!

Clubs:

  • Pop by the sewing room at lunch on Thursdays to be creative with art and sewing.
  • Science Club continues its exploration every Thursday at lunch in Rm 211.
 
 

EMAIL TO PARENTS – June 13, 2018

Please visit our new website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/

IMPORTANT DATES:

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS
The Criminal Records website is back up and running! If you plan on participating in any fieldtrips next year, now is a great time to make sure you have this done. Please use this link: https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/home.htm
Access Code: JW7TJPQBGE

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER VICTORIA – SUMMER CAMPS
Located on the Community page; Parents Parents can contact the school counselor if they would like to enquire about “camperships” to help out with the cost. (250-478-5548 ext 229) or email at jclarke@sd62.bc.ca Jennifer Clarke

DANCE ACADEMY STUDENTS
Just another reminder as to the upcoming Dance Performances:
* Wednesday June 13: Show at Royal Bay (evening)
Dance 7,8 are guest performers
* Thursday, June 14: Show at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7 are guest performers
* Sunday June 17: Dress Rehearsal at Royal Bay (1-5) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews
* Tuesday, June 19th: Dunsmuir Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews
* Wednesday, June 20th: Dunsmuir Recital at Royal Bay (evening) Dance 6,7,8 and both Hip Hop Crews Also, just a reminder that as we prepare for all of these shows, it is important to have the dancers in class. I am choreographing brand new pieces for all 3 Academy groups right now, and we have to finish them in time for next week’s shows Thanks in advance, Danica Anderson

NEW YORK 2019 Last Day to Register for New York Trip
Tomorrow, Thursday June 14th, is the last day to register your child for the New York Trip next March. Reminder that it is now open to all current students at Dunsmuir in good standing academically and behaviourally. If you wish to register your child for the New York trip, please bring your $199 deposit payable to EF Tours and the attached permission form to the school office by 3:10pm Thursday. We will send out an email on Friday to all registering parents to confirm if the trip is a go (it looks good right now!)

PIZZA FRIDAYS – LAST PIZZA FRIDAY – JUNE 15TH
Pizza Friday will be available this Friday, June 15th but not on the Friday, June 22nd.

SCHOOL CASH ONLINE CONSENTS
Parents, for those who are not familiar with the cash online, there are options for payment. You can pay by credit, echeque and mywallet. There is a 24 hour help line you can call at 1-866-961-1803. We now have 700 (we are up 1 consent from last Parent Email) Consents done! We are so close in getting our whole school signed up. See below for instructions on getting signed up! Are you knew to our school? Ensure you have completed the online consent form. The consent must be completed or the school cash does not have authorization to pull student information from our database. Here are some additional instructions from our website on the consent portal: http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/09/School-Cash-Instructions.pdf Once the consent form is completed please give 24-48 hours before adding a student to your school cash account.

When completing the consent forms and setting up your school cash account please make sure that you are using one of the email addresses we have on file. Please make sure you are using your students PEN numbers.

SPORTS
Drop-in Badminton schedules are now available on the Athletics page of our Dunsmuir website HERE. Please encourage your students to listen to the daily Student Announcements for athletic updates. Did you know parents can read our daily announcements that are posted to our website HERE every day?

REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION
Notice to all parents: report card distribution will be Thursday morning, June 28th from 9:00-10:30am. Students can come at any point during this time to pick up report cards from their Advisory Teacher in their Advisory classroom. After 10:30am, students or parents will be able to pick up report cards from the main office. Beyond these times, report cards can be picked up from the main office between Tuesday, July 3rd to Friday, July 6th from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Buses will be running a regular schedule on Thursday June, 28th.

UPCOMING DATES:
Friday, June 15th – Final Pizza Friday
Thursday, June 14th – Grade 8 leaving, 6-9:30pm, Olympic View Golf course
Tues/Wed, June 19 & 20
th – Dunsmuir Dance Academy Recital@ Royal Bay, 7:00pm Wednesday, June 27 – Last day of regular classes, Afternoon BBQ and Yearbook distribution
Thursday, June 28 – Report card pick up from Advisory between 9:00 – 10:30am
Friday, June 29 – Year-end Administrative Day – No School for students (Office will be closed for Staff function @11:30am)

 

 
 

Music:

  • The music room is closed today at lunch – sorry for the inconvenience.

Pizza Friday:

  • Pizza will be available in the foods room at Nutrition Break on Fridays!
  • Remember to line up outside of the school by the playground if you wish to buy pizza.

Dunsmuir Store:

  • The Dunsmuir Store is open Friday’s at Lunch!
  • If you haven’t seen it, pop by the gym entrance to see what’s available!

Clubs:

  • Cooking Club meets every Wedneday in the foods room with Ms. Thiemer.
  • Homework Club runs Wednesdays at lunch in Room 203. Pop by for homework help!
  • Creative Writing Club meets every Wednesday at Lunch in the Chrome Lab. All are Welcome!

Drop in Badminton:

  • Drop in badminton is today after school instead of yesterday after school.
  • All are welcome!
 
 

Clubs:

  • Random Acts of Kindness meets in Room 204 at Lunch today.

Music:

  • All music students are reminded that they must meet in the gym at 1:00 pm. Check in with your teacher first before coming to the gym and only bring your music and instrument, no cases or backpacks please.

Guitar 7:

  • Mr. D.P’s guitar 7 class, please meet in the gym today.

Uniforms:

  • If you still have a school sports uniform please return it so Ms. Caldwell as soon as possible.

Drop In Badminton:

  • Drop in Badminton every Tuesday after school.
  • All are Welcome!!
  • Please see Ms. Caldwell if you have any questions.
  • Postponed until Wednesday

Pride Parade:

  • Any students or teachers interested in  marching in Victoria’s Pride Parade on July 8th as part of Sooke School District please see Mrs. Clarke in the Counselling office or Mrs. Sharpe in Portable 9.
 
 

Drop in Badminton:

  • Drop in Badminton every Tuesday after school.
  • All are Welcome!!
  • Please see Ms. Caldwell if you have any questions.

Music:

  • Choir 7 & 8 are reminded that there is an important rehearsal at lunch today with Gil and Naomi for tomorrow’s concert. Please be on time!

Chess Club:

  • Chess Club meets every Monday at Noon in the Chrome Lab.
 
 

Dunsmuir Store:

  • The Store will be open today at lunch. Come get your star highlighter, maze pens, teddy bears and more!

Music Program:

  • If you’re at Millstream Village tomorrow, come and support our jazz band as they play from 12:00-2:00pm. They’ll be going through all their songs from the year.

Jazz Choir:

  • A reminder to all jazz choir students that we have a rehearsal today with our piano player!

Pizza Friday:

  • Pizza will be sold today out of the foods room. Pizza is $3/slice.
  • Please remember to line up respectfully by the playground after the 12:11 bell.

TV Station:

  • Thank you to everyone who applied for the Dunsmuir Daily. While we had many people interested in being lead anchors, there were not enough applicants for the other roles to run the tv station. In September, we will do another sign-up sheet for the tv station.
  • We will start off the new year with students from our current tv crews.
 
 

Jazz Choir:

  • A reminder to all jazz choir students that there is no class tomorrow morning. We’ll have class at lunch time in the music room instead. Please be on time at lunch tomorrow!

Music:

  • If you’re at Millstream Village on Saturday, come and support our jazz band as they play from 12:00-2:00pm. They’ll going through all their songs from the year.

Pizza Friday:

  • Pizza will be available in the foods room at Nutrition Break on Fridays!
  • Remember to line up outside of the school by the playground if you wish to buy pizza.
  • Pizza is $3/Slice.

Dunsmuir Store:

  • The Dunsmuir Store is open Friday’s at Lunch!
  • If you haven’t seen it, pop by the gym entrance to see what’s available!

Clubs:

  • Science Club continues its exploration every Thursday at lunch in Rm 211.
  • Pop by the sewing room at lunch on Thursdays to be creative with art and sewing.
 
 
 
 
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