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Mr. Mark Kaercher, Principal

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year. It is always exciting to begin a new school year. We will welcome 295 new grade 6 students to DMS this year and welcome back 295 grade 7 and 294 grade 8 students as well.  I look forward to working with the hard-working staff and students of Dunsmuir Middle School and continuing to support, celebrate and practice our core values of: Honesty, Kindness and Respect. Dunsmuir is committed to supporting all students and prides itself on creating an inclusive school community where every person belongs. I encourage families to continue to be involved and engaged in their child’s education from Kindergarten through to Grade 1. To this end, please feel free to contact me or set up a meeting should you have any questions, concerns or ideas. I am looking forward to a fantastic year.Thank you,

Mark Kaercher 250-478-5548 Ext. 225

Mr. Chris Smyth, Vice-Principal

I have been extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to work as a vice principal at Spencer Middle School from 2005-2008, École John Stubbs Memorial School from 2008-2011, Dunsmuir Middle School from 2012-2014, and Spencer Middle School from 2015-2021.  I am looking forward to returning to Dunsmuir in September to help build strong and lasting relationships with students, staff and parents.  Dunsmuir is an amazing school and I look forward to once again being a part of the team of people supporting the overall needs and success of students.   I look forward to many more years of being a part of this wonderful team, supporting the values of honesty, kindness and respect, and to the countless exciting things this coming school year at Dunsmuir will bring.
Chris Smyth – Vice-Principal





Mr. Glenn Bedard,  Vice-Principal
Your child is fortunate to have a great diversity of passionate teachers and support staff that cares about your child every day.
I am a firm believer in experiencing all that middle school has to offer. Make the most of your three years at Dunsmuir: try something new, make new friends, connect with an adult.
Drop by my office or feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Honesty, Kindness, Respect
Glenn Bedard – Vice-Principal