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Staffing Changes for 2017-2018
by Mr. L. Toews - Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 8:17 PM

As with nearly every other school in our district, there be significant staffing changes at DT over the summer.

  • Mrs. Cooley - retiring
  • Mrs. Brennan - transfer to Kay Bingham
  • Mrs. Carr - transfer to Kay Bingham
  • Mrs. Cervo - end of term certain position
  • Mrs. Dunn - end of term certain position
  • Mrs. Evans - end of term certain position
  • Mrs. Funk - retiring
  • Mrs. Hansen - transfer to Westmount
  • Mrs. Harlock - retiring
  • Mrs. Harmatuk - transfer to Lloyd George
  • Ms. Ryeo - end of term certain position
  • Mrs. Wilkinson - transfer to Beattie
  • Mr. Wood - transfer to Bert Edwards
  • Mrs. Linfitt - Principal
  • Mrs. Denison - Primary
  • Mrs. Dalgleish - Primary
  • Mme. Girard - Int. Prep
  • Mrs. Gurski - Primary
  • Mrs. Huva - LART
  • Mrs. Kipp - Library
  • Mrs. Kristjanson - Primary
  • Mrs. Simpson - Intermediate

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Drinking Water Flushing Program
by Mr. L. Toews - Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 6:37 PM

As a result of water quality testing done earlier this year, most SD73 schools will be implementing a daily flushing program before the schools open for the day. At DT this means that all drinking fountains and classroom sinks will be run for one minute prior to student entry.

The testing revealed levels of lead in the water that are slightly above standards set by Health Canada. It was determined that the lead leached into the water from the solder used on the copper water lines. Further testing has shown that running the water for one minute reduces lead levels to well within acceptable limits.

The school district will continue with an annual testing protocol as per Ministry of Education requirements to ensure the water in schools and facilities is safe to drink.

For more information about this, please see the attached document or contact school administration.

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Fun Summer Reading
by Mr. L. Toews - Thursday, 18 May 2017, 8:19 PM

Research shows that children who read over the summer maintain or improve their reading skills.

Summer reading helps children feel confident and ready for September!

Check the attached files for information about Summer reading options available to our students.

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Spring Break 2018 Announcement
by Mr. L. Toews - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:23 PM

SD73 Board of Education Approves Calendar 

with Return to One-Week Spring Break

See the attached file for the full press release. 

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Safe Arrival
by Mr. L. Toews - Friday, 2 September 2016, 4:37 PM


Parents, please be aware that DT is continuing to use the Safe Arrival system that we piloted for the District last year. The system will handle the majority of parent contact (including phone calls) whether a student absence is planned OR unexpected, and will allow parents to interact directly with the system in a variety of ways:

  • By phoning our toll-free number:  1-844-350-2647

  • By logging into our Safe Arrival website: (note the link at the top right of our school website)

  • By smartphone app (iOS and Android versions available for free)

If you are new to the school and would like some help getting your account set up, please contact the school office right away.

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New BC Curriculum
by Mr. L. Toews - Friday, 2 September 2016, 4:34 PM

Check out the attachment to read a letter from the Minister of Education about the new BC curriculum.