November 2014 Newsletter & Remembrance Day Assembly

November 2014 Newsletter & Remembrance Day Assembly

Dear parents and Guardians,

Please click below for the November 2014 “Don Ross Eagle” Newsletter.

2014 November Newsletter

We also had a memorable Remembrance Day Assembly today. Many thanks to our Grade 9 leadership students, Navy Cadets, school band led by Ms. Wallace, and of course to Mr. Biln for his moving bagpipe performance.


DRSS “Open House” – October 28, 2014

Dear Parents and Guardians,

This message is a reminder that Don Ross Secondary will be hosting an Open House for all students and parents on Tuesday, October 28th between 6:30 and 7:30pm.  This school event will provide you with an opportunity to meet your child’s teachers as well as visit the various facilities in our school including our School Library, Gymnasium, Cooking/Textiles Room, Wood Work/Metal Work Shops and much more.

Please note that this event is not intended for parents to inquire about their child’s academic progress.  If you would like a progress update please contact your child’s teacher(s) directly via email.  Our school will be conducting Parent-Teacher Interviews in early December following Term 1 Report Cards at which time parents will be able able to discuss their child’s academic progress with teachers.

Open House Directory 2014

Don Ross Map

Hope to see you Tuesday!


Nick Pascuzzi


Don Ross Secondary School

“Don Ross Eagle” Newsletter – October 2014

After a very successful start to our school year, please see the attached October 2014 “Don Ross Eagle” Newsletter.

2014 October Newsletter

*School Starts Monday September 22, 2014*

Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

Please see the attached letters below from Don Ross Principal, Mr. Pascuzzi, regarding the first day of school on Monday September 22, 2014.

Welcome Back Letter 2014 (Grade 9)

Welcome Back Letter 2014 (Grade 7 & 8)

Also note that on Monday only, the Grade 7 and 8 students will be picked up at their regular bus stops 90 minutes later than usual. Regular pick-up times will resume on Tuesday. Please click on the link below for all Squamish area bus routes.


*Update* Letter from the Superintendent – September 17, 2014

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Please find attached a letter from Lisa McCullough, Superintendent of Schools, regarding the latest developments concerning the provincial labour dispute as of September 17, 2014 at 5:45pm.

SD48 Sept 17 2014 Letter to Parents

Labour Dispute Update

We have received notice that a tentative deal has been struck between BCPSEA and the BCTF. Both parties are finalizing details and will be seeking member and board ratification over the next few days. We are currently working on a plan to begin instruction and will have further information to you as soon as possible.

*Updated* Learning Resources for Students and Parents

A number of parents have requested additional/supplemental learning resources to use with their children during the current labour dispute. We have updated our website to include some useful links for both students and parents.

If you are a STUDENT, please look at “Useful Links for Students” under the “Students” tab, or click HERE for a list of online resources to be used during this time and throughout the school year.

If you are a PARENT, please look at “Useful Links for Parents” under the “Parents” tab, or click HERE for a list of online resources to be used during this time and throughout the school year.

Special Note:

Among the services provided by LearnNow BC to students is access to live tutoring five nights per week from 6 – 10 pm.  Other resources include the Charged-Up streaming video lessons for Math, as well as self-assessment tests through Success Checker.  These resources are freely accessible through


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Hours & Info

Office Hours: 8 am - 4 pm
Lunch: 12:09pm - 12:50pm



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