Newsletter Archive

Oct 19 - Fine Arts Europe Trip

Next week information for the Europe trip is coming out! If students are currently in grades 9-11 and have taken or are...

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Oct 11 - DVSS Cross Country Team Braves the...

On Wednesday October 11, The DVSS Cross Country team made up of Grade 7 to 12 students travelled to Sundre to Compete in...

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Oct 5 - Basketball Shooting Clinic Coming t...

I'm excited to announce a new and unique basketball clinic for youths age 11-18 here in Drumheller.  The unique th...

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Sep 20 - More desks please!!

As of September 20, 2017 enrollment is 494.

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Sep 20 - Grade 7 Social Studies - Anishinabe...

In our Grade 7 Social Studies class, we are beginning the year on Diverse Peoples with a focus on three First Nations gr...

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Sep 20 - Sir John A. MacDonald invented the...

DVSS Students studying social studies are developing skills of critical thinking that include:  distinguishing fact fro...

Sep 20 - Ignite Your Spark Youth Fair

SPARKS Youth Fair! On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017, from 12:40 - 2:40pm Grade 7, 8, and 9 students from DVSS will...

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Sep 20 - SNEAK PEAK!!

Last week we recieved many boxes filled with memories of 2016/2017 school year.  We are excited for the offical reveal...

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Sep 20 - ESL Heritage Project

Our English Second Language Students are working on a project where they'll introduce the country they come from to the...

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Sep 20 - Social 8 Quiz studying

8th grade students worked collaboratively to find answers to questions about the medieval worldview.  These students in...

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Sep 20 - Chem candy

Chemistry 20 modellled ionic compounds using candy.  Can you guess how many unit cells are in this model?

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Sep 18 - DVSS Golf Team at 1A/2AA Zones

The DVSS Golf Team consisting of Tanner Boutin, Tyler Hummel and Connor Smith travelled to Black Diamond Monday Septembe...

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Jun 5 - Spring Fine Arts Night

Come on out and enjoy an evening of excellent entertainment from the DVSS Fine Arts Department. Students have been worki...

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May 31 - DVSS TRACK AND FIELD

The DVSS track and field team has been busy the last two weeks participating in division meets and then Zones. Lucas Au...

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May 17 - ESL Speed Dating

ESL student try to find their "movie" soulmate by speed dating and quizzing each other on their favourite films.

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May 17 - Fun with science labs

Chemistry 30's performing a lab.

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May 17 - Trip of a Lifetime

On April 6, 2017 81 students, parents and staff from DVSS left Drumheller for the trip of a lifetime. We spent 10 days t...

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May 17 - Recreational Leadership-Flag Footba...

Senior High students coaching  junior high students in recreational leadership.

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May 17 - Testing the waters.

Jr. Band members raided the instrument storage room and had the opportunity to test out other instruments. Some wild and...

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May 17 - See the Unseen!

The science 8 students have tried their hands at microscopy lately.  The students have had the challenge of creating we...

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May 17 - Magic League Tournament Showdown.

Magic League players practiced all month by playing each other, testing and building new decks, and then competing again...

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May 17 - Junior High Construction

Junior High Construction classes have been busy creating projects. This bench was designed and built by a grade 9 studen...

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May 16 - Eveline Charles Academy Teaching @...

DVSS COSMO students have been lucky to have Samantha McLachlan from the Eveline Charles Academy visit and share her kno...

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May 16 - Underwater fun

In April the Pe 20/30 class went to the pool and had a chance to explore the power of scuba.

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May 15 - DVSS Hosts Canada 150 Community Eve...

DVSS will be hosting a Canada 150 Event on Thursday June 1, 2017 and would like to see the community involved. Stop by f...

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May 12 - Holes

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Apr 27 - Outdoor Education: Hunter Training...

Outdoor Education – Hunter Training Camp 2017 Parental/Guardian Information Dear Parents: Students eligible f...

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Apr 13 - Mestizo Party Pinata!

Coltin trys his hand at smahing his way through a pinata during our social 8 end of the Aztec unit Mestizo party. 

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Mar 20 - DVSS Horizons Leadership Conference...

DVSS along with GHSD will be hosting a one day Leadership Conference for any students Grade 7-12 to attend.  Please us...

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Mar 15 - Physics 30-all charged up!

Electrostatics!

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Mar 10 - 100th Anniversary Vimy Ridge Trip

DVSS will be sending 80 students, staff and parents on a once in a lifetime trip April 6th. The group will be participat...

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Feb 15 - Chem 20 melting point test

Testing theories

Feb 6 - Keeping Your Contact Information Up...

It is important for parents and guardians to check and update their contact information at the school. Many teachers are...

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Jan 30 -

The DVSS Counselling Team Presents………… “It’s a Girl Thing’ Through fun activities and conversation, th...

Jan 18 - LA 9 PAT's start tomorrow!

Sharpen the pencils, the Provincial Achievement Tests start tomorrow! LA9 classes are part of the piloting of the semest...

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Jan 18 - ESL Holes Project

Our ESL class has just finished their novel Holes. To show their understanding of the setting of the novel, they're cr...

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Jan 18 - DVSS Staff Make Pancake Breakfast f...

The staff at DVSS on December 22, 2017 made breakfast for students and the local community. A great time was had by all....

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Jan 18 - Students rock it out at this year'...

 Ms. Sakofsky's senior high band put on a great performance at this year's annual pancake breakfast on December 22, 201...

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Jan 17 - Junior High Construction

Another successful project completed in a grade 7 construction class.

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Dec 21 - DVSS Jr. A Girls Win Threehills Tou...

On December 17, 2016 the DVSS Junior A Girls Basketball Team Travelled to Threehills. The Girls played 3 tough games, bu...

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Dec 19 - Physics Field trip

Physics students from DVSS and Threehills took the yellow bus to West Edmonton mall to enjoy the rides and perform calcu...

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Dec 17 - Oldest Cheerleader around

On Dec. 17, our Junior Dynos Cheer Team held a one day camp with three professional gym coaches from Cheerific Gym in Ed...

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Nov 29 - All Shook Up

Kaleidoscope Theatre is pleased to sponsor Drumheller Valley Secondary School’s (DVSS) presentation of “All Shook Up...

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Nov 24 - Subway Cards for Sale

Just in time for Christmas. Our Subway card fundraiser is back for our Athletic teams. Starting Monday November 28th, yo...

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Nov 16 - Student Leaders Make CONNECTIONS ar...

This Spring, student leaders at DVSS will be participating in the CONNECTIONS Leadership program which is based on Envi...

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Nov 16 - Senior Titans Finish Season

The senior Titans have once again qualified for provincial competition however their post season was cut short by the Ta...

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Nov 16 - Science 9

Science 9 has been working on their electricity unit and on Tuesday they did two labs. The first one was building an ele...

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Nov 16 - Language Arts 8A Research Paper

Mrs. Augey is teaching Grade 8 Language Arts students how to create a research paper. For the month of November students...