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2017

Graduating Class of 2018 Harvest Supper

Thursday, October 19, 2017 Leslieville Community Hall 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Admission Prices 13 - Adult - $12.00 Seniors - $10.00 12 and under - $7.00 Preschool – Free Turkey and Roast Beef Take Out Orders Available      

Student Photos

If you have not received your student pictures or you need a reference number to order online, please contact the office at 403.729.3930.

DT Compass October 2017

DT Compass October 2017

DTHS Fall Awards Night

DTHS Fall Awards Ceremony Friday, October 6th @ 7:00 p.m. Come out and celebrate our students’ successes –everyone is welcome to attend!  

60th Anniversary!!!

David Thompson High School is celebrating their 60th Anniversary! All DTHS alumni and former staff members are encouraged to attend. Thursday, September 14, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. FREE hamburgers, juice and cake.

Green Certificate Information Meeting!!

Information Meeting Wednesday, September 13th at 11:00 am.  Interested students, parents or trainers are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Norma Thompson at norma.thompson@wrsd.ca

School Picture Day!

School photos take place on Friday, September 8. Picture order forms will be coming soon.

Welcome Back!

First day of school is Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Welcome back!

Parent Orientation Night

Congratulations to our Graduating Class of 2017!

Junior Track & Field Results

Grade 8 & 9 Track and Field Results Here are the winners of the awards for this year. Points awarded as follows: 4 points for a first place ribbon 3 points for a second place ribbon 2 points for a third place ribbon 1 point for a fourth place ribbon…

National Aboriginal Day

To celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21, DTHS will be providing a free BBQ lunch to our students and staff members.

DT Compass Newsletter - June 2017

DT Compass Newsletter - June 2017

Black & Blue Awards Ceremony

Black & Blue Athletic Awards! Tuesday, June 13 Beef on a Bun will be served at 5:30 p.m. for $5 per person. Awards Ceremony begins at 6:15 p.m. If you plan to attend the supper portion of our evening, please notify the school office by Friday, June 9.

School Cash Online!

School Cash Online! School Cash Online is now live!  Wild Rose School Division is now offering School Cash Online as its preferred method of payment for all school fees, including everything from field trips to yearbooks.   https://wildrose.schoolcashonline.com

DTHS Final Exam Schedule - June 2017

DTHS Final Exam Schedule - June 2017

School Cash Online - Coming Soon!

School Cash Online  To make paying school fees easier, Wild Rose School Division will soon be accepting online payments. School Cash Online allows parents and community members to pay school-related fees online safely, quickly and easily. With School…

NEW FOR 2017-2018!

If your child plans to continue attending DTHS next year, you must fill out a registration form and return it to the school as soon as possible.  Deadline for registrations is June 1st, 2017. This form is a fillable PDF, so you may type your information…

DT Compass Newsletter - May 2017

DT Compass Newsletter - May 2017

Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews

Report cards have been prepared and will be sent home with your child today. Full access to the PowerSchool portal will be available tomorrow. Parent-Teacher interviews take place on a drop-in basis on Tuesday, April 25 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. No appointment…

PAT Exam Schedule - June 2017

PAT Exam Schedule - June 2017

Diploma Exam Schedule - June 2017

Diploma Exam Schedule - June 2017

Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher interviews take place on a drop-in basis on Tuesday, April 25 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. No appointment necessary!  

PowerSchool Portals

Please note that some features of our PowerSchool Parent and Student Portals have been disabled while we prepare report cards. These features will be restored on April 21, 2017.

First Aid Course

DTHS is offering a First Aid course on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25. The fee for students is $40 each. There are only 18 spots available, so sign up at the office today!

DT Compass Newsletter - April 2017

DT Compass Newsletter - April 2017

Work Experience and RAP Information

RAP Information Work Experience Information

Grade 8 Aztec/Spanish Museum

The grade eights will be hosting an Aztec/Spanish Museum in the Library on Tuesday, March 21 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Parents and community members are welcome to attend!

DT Compass Newsletter - March 2017

DT Compass Newsletter - March 2017

Mumps Letter from AHS

AHS Letter - Mumps

Grad Photo Sign-Up

Grad photo sign-up sheets have arrived! Come down to the office and book your appointment for Tuesday, March 14 or Wednesday, March 15.

Cupcakes!

Celebrate Valentine's Day and donate to a great cause! The grade nines will be selling cupcakes at lunch on February 14th for $3 each, with all proceeds going to the Red Deer & District SPCA.

Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews

Report cards have been prepared and will be sent home with your child tomorrow. Full access to the PowerSchool portal is now available. Parent-Teacher interviews take place on a drop-in basis on Thursday, February 16 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. No appointment…

Chromebooks!

DTHS is pleased to announce that we are now able to offer a Chromebook to each one of our students!  A Chromebook will be assigned to each student until the end of the school year, at which point it must be returned to the school library.  Students…

DT Compass Newsletter - February 2017

DT Compass Newsletter - February 2017

Attention Grade 12 Students:

Graduation photos have been scheduled for Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15. Appointment sign up sheets will be available at the office in the near future.

2016

Voyageurs Savings Cards!

The Voyageurs Savings Card is back again! The cards feature many great deals and lots of savings from local businesses. For each $20 savings card a student sells, they will receive a $10 credit towards school fees, field trip fees, sports fees etc. What…

DTHS Final Exam Schedule - January 2017

DTHS Final Exam Schedule - January 2017

DTHS Noise Night!

DT Compass Newsletter - December 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - December 2016

School Clothing

DTHS clothing has arrived - pick up an order form at the office today!

School Clothing

DTHS clothing has arrived - pick up an order form at the office today!

Attention Parents:

Report cards will be sent home with students today. Parent-Teacher Interviews take place Thursday, November 17 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The interviews will be drop-in only, no appointment necessary!

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Our Remembrance Day Ceremony takes place on Thursday, November 10 @ 10:30 a.m. in the school gym. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher Interviews take place Thursday, November 17 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The interviews will be drop-in only, no appointment necessary!

DT Compass Newsletter - November 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - November 2016

Attention Grade 12 Students:

The Jostens Ring Man will be visiting our school on Tuesday, November 1 and Wednesday, November 2 by appointment only. Pick up a brochure and sign up for an appointment at the school office!

Chromebook Rentals Now Available!

Attention Parents: DTHS students have the option to rent a school-owned Chromebook for the 2016-2017 school year! The rental fee has now been set at $100; if the Chromebook is returned in good condition at the end of the school year, the full $100 will…

Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Students at DTHS will be asked to be a part of the 2016/2017 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS). This survey will gather details about health and behaviours among youth. This project has been approved by our School Board and…

Congratulations!

The grade 8s and 9s were amazing at the Cross Country meet in Lacombe on Thursday, October 13, bringing home a banner for the gym! Grade 9 Girls: Laurel Lee finished in the top 25. Grade 8 Girls: Ava Beisal won a silver medal, Juliet Korth placed 4th,…

Please Note:

Due to technical difficulties, the Grade 8 class split will take place on Monday, October 17. Classes will run as usual for Grade 8 today.

Important Announcements

DTHS would like to welcome our Vice-Principal Mrs. Glass back from her leave.  We are very excited to have her back in our school.  She will be teaching Math 8, 9 and Health & Leadership 8. We would like to thank Ms. Caron for the excellent job…

Important Message

During the evening of Sep. 29, rumours spread regarding a threat against DTHS for Friday, Sep. 30.  As per Division policy, these rumours were fully investigated by school and Division administration with involvement from the RCMP and found not to be…

DT Compass Newsletter - October 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - October 2016

Sign Up For Remind!

Meet The Teacher BBQ!

Meet The Teacher BBQ!Please join us on Thursday, September 22 from 5 pm – 8 pm for DTHS Meet the Teacher Night. Everyone is encouraged to attend! Meet our dedicated staff members and enjoy a delicious BBQ supper, cooked by our Students in Action group…

DTHS Fall Awards Night

DTHS Fall Awards Night takes place Friday, October 7th @ 7 p.m.Everyone is welcome to attend!

Green Certificate Presentation at DTHS!

Want to learn more about the Green Certificate program? Tuesday, September 13 @ 11:05 a.m. Students, parents and trainers are all encouraged to attend.

Chromebook Rentals Now Available!

Attention Parents: DTHS students now have the option to rent a school-owned Chromebook for the 2016-2017 school year! The rental fee has been set at $150; if the Chromebook is returned in good condition at the end of the school year, $100 will be refunded…

Connect Parent Group

2016 - 2017 Fee Schedule

2016 - 2017 Fee Schedule

Grade 10 Parent Info Night

2016 - 2017 School Supply Checklist

School Supply Checklist

Enjoy Your Summer!

The school office opens on Thursday, August 25, 2016.  First day of school for students is Thursday, September 1, 2016. Have an excellent summer!

PAT and Diploma Exam Schedule June 2016

PAT and Diploma Exam Schedule June 2016

Complete Exam Schedule June 2016

Complete Exam Schedule June 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - June 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - June 2016

Black & Blue Awards Ceremony

DTHS Dinner Theatre!

DT Compass Newsletter - May 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - May 2016

Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews

Report cards will be sent home with students today. Parent-Teacher Interviews take place on Thursday, April 28. Drop in any time between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to meet with your child's teachers - no appointment necessary!

Dress Code Reminder

DRESS CODE – Students are expected to:    - dress in a clean, neat manner  - not wear headgear in the school during school hours  - wear shoes at all times   - when appropriate, wear shorts and skirts of a reasonable length    (Plus or minus…

ACCA Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp!

This leadership camp runs for students aged 11-18 (as of June 24, 2016) during an assigned week at Goldeye near Nordegg. Details can be found on their website at www. acca.coop. The David Thompson Rec. Board has sponsored selected students in the past…

Hazardous Material Tests Being Conducted

Between March 24-31 hazardous material workers will be coming into our school to conduct tests concerning the modernization of our school. We ask that during this time everyone remains out of the school.

DT Compass Newsletter - April 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - April 2016

Aztec vs. Spanish Museum

You Are Invited! What:  Aztec vs Spanish Museum - Curated by the Grade 8 Social Studies Class When:  Tuesday, March 22 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Where:  DTHS Library Parents and community members are encouraged to attend!  

David Thompson High School Modernization Town Hall Meeting

In 2015, Alberta Education approved an $8.0M modernization project for David Thompson High School. In order for WRSD to ensure that the modernization fits the needs of the community, an open house meeting will be held on March 22, 2016 from 6:30…

UK Trip 2016 Meeting

Attention UK Trip 2016 students and parents: There will be an important meeting in Mr. Kanzig's room on Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m.

DT Compass Newsletter - March 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - March 2016

SPCA National Cupcake Day!

DTHS Grade 9 Health and Leadership classes are sponsoring the Red Deer SPCA National Cupcake Day on Mon., Feb. 29 and Tues., Mar. 1.The classes are baking, decorating and selling cupcakes during lunch on both days. Please support the local SPCA by purchasing…

Voyageurs Athletics Savings Cards

The Voyageurs Athletics Savings Card is back again! The cards feature many great deals and lots of savings from local businesses. For each $20 savings card a student sells, they will receive a $10 credit towards school fees, field trip fees, sports fees…

Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher Interviews take place tonight! Drop in any time between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to meet with your child's teachers - no appointment necessary!

DT Compass Newsletter - February 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - February 2016

NEW Bell Schedule for Semester 2

NEW Bell Schedule for Semester 2

DTHS School Clothing Now Available!

Thanks to West Stitch we have school logo clothing available at excellent prices.  We have four items that are available for purchase – order forms are available at the school office. DTHS SCHOOL CLOTHING PRICE LIST Game Day Hoodie - with DTHS 2 color…

PowerSchool Parent Portal

Your child’s attendance and grades can now be accessed through PowerSchool’s Parent Portal. A letter with your unique username and password will be sent home with your child on Wednesday, January 6.

Last Day of High School Classes

The last day of semester 1 classes for grades 10-12 is Wednesday, January 20.Exam schedule can be found on our website: http://davidthompson.wrsd.ca/download/39723

2015

DT Compass Newsletter - January 2016

DT Compass Newsletter - January 2016

DTHS Exam Schedule January 2016

DTHS Exam Schedule January 2016

Grade 12 Portfolio Presentations - Date Change

Please note that the date for Grade 12 Portfolio Presentations has been changed. Presentations will take place on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

DT Compass Newsletter - December 2015

DT Compass Newsletter - December 2015

Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher Interviews take place by appointment only on Wednesday, November 25 from 5 PM until 8 PM. Please call the school office at 403-729-3930 to book your interviews.

Grade 12 Portfolio Presentations

Please note that Grade 12 Portfolio Presentations will take place on Friday, January 8, 2016.

Report Cards

Report cards will be sent home with students at the end of today.

Lest We Forget

DTHS would like to invite the public to our Remembrance Day Ceremony:Tuesday, November 10 @ 10:30 a.m. in the school gym.Everyone is welcome to attend!

DT Compass Newsletter - November 2015

DT Compass Newsletter - November 2015

RAP Presentation @ DTHS

Interested in the Registered Apprenticeship Program? DTHS will be hosting a RAP presentation on Tuesday, November 3 @ 2:30 p.m. Parents and students are encouraged to attend!

David Thompson High School Granted Modernization Project

Wild Rose School Division is excited to announce that Alberta Education has approved an $8.0M modernization project for David Thompson High School. The Modernization project planning is currently underway with a prime consultant being selected shortly.…

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT*** DTHS Harvest Supper Rescheduled

The DTHS Graduating Class of 2016 Harvest Supper has been rescheduled...the supper will now take place on Thursday, November 19 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Diploma Exam Schedule

Diploma Exam Schedule:January 2016Wednesday, January 13th: 9:00 – 11:30 A.M. English Language Arts 30–1 Part A & English Language Arts 30–2 Part AThursday, January 14th: 9:00 – 11:30 A.M. Social Studies 30–1 Part A Thursday, January 14th: 9:00…

Physics 20 Experiment

On Tuesday, October 13, the physics 20 class did an experiment to determine if the angle of inclination has any role in determining the range of a projectile.  The experiment was a success!

Picture Re-Take Day - October 13

School picture re-takes are scheduled for Tuesday, October 13.

Mr. Trieber Invites You to Subscribe to Remind!

Subscribe to Remind

Olds College Open House

Mrs. Thompson will be taking students to the Olds College Open House on Friday, October 16.  This is a great opportunity to see what the college has to offer.  Please sign up at the office as soon as possible, as space is limited.  For more information,…

Fall Awards Ceremony

The DTHS Fall Awards Ceremony takes place on Thursday, October 8 @ 7 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend – please join us in celebrating our students’ successes!

DT Compass Newsletter - October 2015

DT Compass Newsletter - October 2015

UK Trip Bottle Drive Fundraiser

The DTHS students who are going to the United Kingdom during the 2016 Spring Break are holding a Bottle Drive on Saturday, October 3 to raise money.  If you have bottles that you wish to donate please drop them off at the school on Thursday, October…

Life Synergy Presentation

DTHS School Council is hosting Life Synergy presenter Dwayne Peace tomorrow morning for all students in Grades 8 – 12.  Students will be watching the video “Surviving High School” which will be followed by more discussion about body image, bullying,…

Meet the Teacher BBQ!

Please join us on Wednesday, September 30 from 5 pm – 8 pm for DTHS Meet the Teacher Night.  Everyone is encouraged to attend!  Meet our dedicated staff members and enjoy the excitement of a Voyageurs volleyball game!  Juniors will be playing @…

AHS Whooping Cough Letter

AHS Whooping Cough Letter

Changes at DTHS

David Thompson High School has now joined the group of high schools in Alberta moving forward with High School redesign. Alberta Education states that: “Redesigning high school focuses on research and 'next practice' thinking - where schools have implemented…

DTHS Parent Council Annual General Meeting

The DTHS Parent Council Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 16 @ 7 PM in the school Library.  All parents are invited to attend, as we strongly encourage parent participation at our school.

School Picture Day!

School photos will take place on Tuesday, September 8.  Order forms will be sent home with students today & tomorrow.

Administrative Procedure 350 - Student Behaviour and Conduct

Please click on the following link to review the WRSD Student Behaviour and Conduct Administrative Procedure: Student Behaviour and Conduct