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Dunsmuir Office Hours:

The main office is open Monday to Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm;  Fridays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.



ISLANDERZ HIP HOP CREW:  A reminder that there is an extra Hip Hop rehearsal today with Dyllon in the studio (and next Thursday as well) from 12:30 – 1:26 (lunch/literacy).  This is just for DMSIZ (the advanced crew) in order to prepare for the ‘Elements’ dance competition coming up on May 2nd.  


We are asking that teachers please excuse the boys rugby team at 2:40 today as the have a game a Central this afternoon.


Reminder to all volleyball, badminton, track and field, and boys’ rugby teams that you have team photos today at literacy.  Please come down right away.


Lego club is today at lunch in room 111.

SOGI club is in Portable 2 at lunch.

Robotics club is today after school in the CLC.

Tea club is at lunch today in Mr. Bryan’s room, room 211.


EMAIL TO PARENTS – April 17, 2019
Please visit our new website at http://dunsmuir.sd62.bc.ca/


To register, follow this link: http://www.sd62.bc.ca/about-sd62/transportation/

If your child is interested in this unique opportunity, please attend the MANDATORY information meeting on April 23, 5:30-6:00 at Dunsmuir in the Multi-Purpose Room. Parents/Guardians are responsible to get their child to and from Thetis and MUST remain on shore for the duration of the event to collect their child as soon as they complete their scheduled session. The permission forms will be provided at the meeting. We will attempt to accommodate as many students as we are able, but space may be limited. It will be offered at Thetis Lake after school on (2) consecutive Thursdays, May 23 and May 30 (2 x (1) hour sessions for each participant). Sessions will be approximately 45-60 minutes. The cost is will be $40.00 plus taxes and includes instruction by Paddle Canada Certified instructors, stand up paddle board, paddle, leash and pfd.

Parents, please come out and join us at our upcoming meetings at 6:30pm in the Conference room. Tuesday Apr 23rd Tuesday May 28th

EF Tours has designed a custom tour for Dunsmuir school to visit Los Angeles/Disneyland next March. We ask that you try to enroll by May 24th to ensure we have enough attendees to run the trip – go to www.eftours/enrol to register. Our tour number is 2223856BE. Reminder that parents and students are welcome to sign up for the trip! Parents enrolling will not have chaperoning responsibilities – we will bring SD62 chaperones along. If you were unable to attend the meeting and would like more information – voila!
– Tentative itinerary for LA Tour 2020: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1u0ABxcweE4eb1xvoAUy_wfaMhAD1vyYC
– Pricing/Powerpoint Presentation for LA Tour 2020: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VEpnwlMWYTPzr4gCcZqTll5mczrQiEnq
Royal Bay will also be running the same trip at the same time and will travel with us. If you have a child that will be attending Royal Bay next year, contact Karen Snowsell at Royal Bay for trip information. The New York trip this year was amazing – join us for Disneyland this time!

A reminder the deadline for paying is coming up! Please if you haven’t done your consent, do it soon! It takes 24-48 hours to complete the process if this is your first time paying online for any items. You will need your child’s pen number to attach your child. Please call the office (250-478-5548) to get the pen number.

Thursday, June 13th at Olympic View Golf Course. Cost $46.00. See link for details. https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/Preview/Index/137/3229

Fees are to be paid online. See instructions below. Parents, for those who are not familiar with the cash online, there are options for payment. You can pay by credit or echeque. There is a 24 hour help line you can call at 1-866-961-1803 or email schoolcashschool@sd62.bc.ca if you need some help. We now have 773 Consents done! We are so close in getting our whole school signed up. See below for instructions on getting signed up!
Are you new 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. Once the consent is done, please go to this link to pay fees:
https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/ 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. 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 which can be found on student report card or call the school at 250-478-5548.

Friday, April 19th – Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd – Easter Monday
Tuesday, April 23rd – Paddle Board Parent meeting, 5:30pm, Multipurpose room
Tuesday, April 23rd – PAC meeting, 6:30pm, Conference room
Wednesday, April 24-26th – Band/Choir trip to Kelowna
Monday, May 6th – Artstarts Cadence Presentation, 1:30pm (students only)
Thursday, May 23rd – Paddle Boarding
Friday, May 24th – 2020 Grade 7/8 trip to Disneyland deadline
Friday, May 31st – Yearbook deadline
Friday, May 31st – Grade 8 leaving deadline
Friday, May 31st – Paddle Boarding

  • That’s all for the Dunsmuir Daily!
  • See you tomorrow!
  • Bye!!!!

Creative writing club is today at lunch. Come on down to the chrome lab to let your creative writing juices flow.

Homework club today at lunch in room 203!



A reminder to track and field athletes that there will be practice today at Royal Bay where we will use the running track and high jump equipment.

Please meet at the PE Shed and we will head to Royal Bay as a group.  remember–arrange for pick up from Royal Bay!



A reminder to the TOUR band that there is a rehearsal at lunch today. TOUR choir we will meet again tomorrow at lunch. Please arrive on time!

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