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Principal's Message



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Hello, my name is Randall DeKraker, and I am excited to be starting anew school year at JDSS. This past year has proven to me once again that this school has a fabulous staff.  I am confident that with their help, we can continue to make this school a hub of activity, a community, and a place of learning.

I hope that all students feel welcome here and find that they can fit in and learn in a comfortable environment.  If you see me in the halls, please say hello so I can get to know as many students as possible.

Below is a photo of our 2015-16 JDSS staff, including teachers, custodians, office professionals, and administrators.  They, too, look forward to getting to know you!

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Tuesday, September 6 is the firts day of school for students in grades 7 - 9. Students in thoise grades are to arrive at school before 8:55 am. Grade 7 and 8 students are to report to the cafeteria in the basement. Students in grade 9 should go to the gym for a special assembly and activities designed to make them feel welcome in the school and build TROJAN pride.


Have a great year!

Sincerely,

Mr. DeKraker


(photo of Mr. DeKraker taken by Ms. Hodgins on Terry Fox Day 2015)




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Survey on New School - click for more info.
Parents' Night is Thursday, October 20. Stay tuned for more info!
Commencement - October 7, 2016 - click for more info.
Terry Fox School Run - click for online donation information.
New Build Meeting - September 21, 2016 - will now be held in the big gym.
New School Build in Hanover - Public Meeting - click for more info.
Terry Fox Walk - September 29, 2016
Community Service Volunteer Hours Activities - click for more info.
Student Transportation Memo - click for more info.
School crest award applications are avialable in the office. Click for more info
French Immersion at JDSS - click for more info.
Check out this item from our archives - a letter from PM John Diefenbaker!
2016-17 School Year Calendar - click to see!
Memory sticks now available at the library - $5
Parents - Click for New Website to Track Student Academic & Career Progress.
Practice Activities for the Literacy Test - click for more info.
French Immersion at JDSS - click to learn more!
Turnitin.com is now available at JDSS! Click for more info.
Elementary International Exchanges - click for more info.
JDSS Help Sheet - please click here!
Click here to learn more about former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker!
Health Clinic at JDSS - click for more info.
Late Arrivals to School - click here for new procedures.
Online Counselling: wesforyouthonline.ca
Anti-Bullying Text Hotline
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John Diefenbaker Secondary School is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe, secure teaching and learning environment for its students, staff and community members.  For more information on our Code of Conduct, or any additional school policies, please click to read more.

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