Covers cost such as: Student Council activities, (eg. dances, school spirit weeks), positive behaviour incentive programs that recognize student achievements, financial assistance to individual students to attend events outside the district, (eg. UBC Connect), assistance to school groups such as clubs, teams, individual classes to travel and represent the school. Motivational speakers on topics such as: accepting diversity and accepting physical disabilities, leadership & avoiding drinking and driving
Upon paying the $10 Student Services fee, students will receive their student identification card. Photos for the card are done free of charge.
Offering cultural activity opportunities to students at an annual cost of $5.00 per student.
Communication between home and school is a high priority. One of the main methods of conveying information home is through the school newsletter. We will email a copy of our newsletter to all parents who have provided an email address. This year there will be a $7.00 postage fee charged for paper copies of the newsletter to be mailed. Newsletters are also available to view on our website.
Students may choose to purchase a school yearbook for $45. The yearbook is a student-produced annual record of people and events in and around the school.
Duchess Park Secondary may, from time to time, offer learning opportunities for students through field trips. Field trips are optional. Students choosing to participate will be expected to reimburse the school for costs associated with field trips. Students who choose not to participate will be assigned a project or activity that will ensure that the prescribed learning outcomes are met.
There are no fees for any secondary courses. Students who choose a project beyond the learning outcomes of a course may supply their own materials or they may be charged for materials used to complete that project (e.g. type of wood chosen for a woodworking project).
(Advanced Placement) $30 first exam, $20 second exam