Mother's Day Tea Kindergaten - Gr. 3 May 9, 2024

Posted on Apr. 30, 2024

Students in Kindergarten to Grade 3 are hosting a "Mother's Day Tea" on May 9 to celebrate the special Moms and Caregivers.  More information will be sent home with your child's Teacher. 

"Hats On" May 8, 2024

Posted on Apr. 30, 2024

Mental Health Week and Hats On! Every year CMHA dedicates a week in May to raise the awareness of Mental Health. This year Mental Health Week will run May 6-10, and Hats On! for Mental Health Day will…

Student Led Conferences & Cake Auction

Posted on Mar. 8, 2024

Thursday March 14, 2024 is "Student Led Conferences".  Please sign up for a conference time through your Edsby account.  This is a time to celebrate with your child what he/she has learned this year.…

2024/2025 New Student Registration

Posted on Jan. 15, 2024

2024/2025 Registration  for NEW Students is now open.  Please click on the "Quick Links" tab in the top right corner of our webpage and select "New Student Registration" Please read the options carefully…

BUSSES CANCELLED - Monday January 15, 2024

Posted on Jan. 14, 2024

Palliser School Division Notice

School Closed Friday, January 12, 2024

Posted on Jan. 11, 2024

Notice from Palliser School Division: "With the overnight lows expected to be in the -34* to -38* range (depending on your location) combined with wind chills, the morning commute to school will be challenging…


Posted on Jan. 10, 2024

Please read the attached notice from Palliser School Division regarding cold weather. Cold Weather Notice

February Hot Lunch & Hodog Lunch

Posted on Jan. 8, 2024

February 8, 2024 - Pasta & Meat Sauce - Sponsored by: 6A Cattle Co. February 15, 2024 - Hotdog Lunch      February 29, 2024 - Beef Stroganoff - Sponsored by: Schooten & Sons Feedyards. All orders are…


AB Minister of Education - Holiday Greetings

Posted on Dec. 20, 2023

Please see the attached letter from Alberta Education Minister of Education, Demetrios Nicolaides. Holiday Greetings

Back to School

Posted on Dec. 20, 2023

School resumes on January 8, 2024

Mini Volleyball

Posted on Dec. 20, 2023

Mini Volleyball will start on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM and continue on the following days for January: Tuesday January 16, 2024 Thursday January 18, 2024 Tuesday January 23, 2024 Thursday…

Winter Concert

Posted on Nov. 28, 2023

Our school Winter Concert is December 14, 2023.  There will be a dress rehearsal performance at 1:00PM and an evening performance at 6:30PM.  *Doors will open at 6:15PM                   …

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Posted on Nov. 15, 2023

Parent/Teacher Interviews are Thursday, November 23, 2023 from 3:45PM - 7:45PM. To book an interview with your child's teacher, please use the Edsby App.   If you have any questions, please call the…

Lifetouch School Picture Re-takes

Posted on Nov. 15, 2023

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 is school picture re-take day.  If you wish to have your child's picture retaken, please send their original proof package back to school on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. …

Remembrance Day Service

Posted on Nov. 1, 2023

DDS staff and students will be attending the Remembrance Day Service at Picture Butte High School on November 10, 2023 at 10:45 AM.  Staff and students will leave DDS at approximately 10:30 AM to walk…

Hot Dog Lunch - Sponsored by: "Picture Butte Fire…

Posted on Oct. 23, 2023

On Thursday October 26, 2023 the Picture Butte Fire Fighters Association is providing the school with a Hot Dog Lunch.  Lunch will be: one hot dog, chips and a drink.  If your child requires more food…

School Council Meeting

Posted on Oct. 2, 2023

DDS School Council Meeting will be Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7:00PM.  School Council is always looking for volunteers to help with school events.  Please consider joining this wonderful group of volunteers.…

School Photos

Posted on Oct. 2, 2023

School photos by Lifetouch will be Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Scholastic Book Fair - Fall 2023

Posted on Oct. 2, 2023

DDS will be having the "Scholastic Book Fair" on October 17, 18, 19, 2023.  Please see the attached schedule for class shopping times. Scholastic Book Fair Schedule

October Hot Lunch & Hot Dog Lunch

Posted on Sep. 18, 2023

October Lunches: October 5, 2023 - "Taco in a Bag" Sponsored by 6A Cattle.  There is no charge for this lunch but you must order online if you would like your child to have this lunch.  Cut off date…

Terry Fox Run 2023

Posted on Sep. 12, 2023

This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! We are getting ready to have our DDS Terry Fox Run on September 28th! We are hoping to break last year's fundraising record. Last year we raised…

Meet the Staff Evening

Posted on Sep. 5, 2023

Join us Thursday, September 7th from 5:30 - 6:30 PM to meet the staff of DDS and tour your child's classroom.  KONA Ice will also be onsite at 6:15 PM if you wish to purchase a refreshing treat.  A…

School Office - Reopens August 28, 2023

Posted on Jun. 28, 2023

The school office will reopen on August 28, 2023 First day for students is September 5, 2023

June 2023 Calendar

Posted on Jun. 1, 2023

June is a busy month!  Click here for the DDS June 2023 Calendar

New Student Registration

Posted on Jan. 25, 2023

Registration Form   NOTE:  The registration forms are year-specific forms.  Ensure you are choosing the correct form for the school year you wish to register.  If you complete the form for the incorrect…


Little Caesars Pizza Kit Pick-up : DECEMBER 14, 2022

Posted on Oct. 26, 2022

UPDATE:  Little Caesar Pizza Kit pick up date is: DECEMBER 14, 2022 between 2:30PM and 4:00PM - please make arrangements to have your orders picked up during this time. Thank you for supporting our fundraiser!

Lifetouch School Picture Day

Posted on Oct. 3, 2022

Lifetouch School Picture Day is Thursday, October 13, 2022 Picture retakes will be Wednesday, November 16, 2022  Monday/Wednesday Early Learning students will have their individual and class photo on…

October 2022 Hot Lunches & Hot Dog Lunch

Posted on Sep. 19, 2022

October 2022 Hot Lunches and Hot Dog Lunch are now avaliable to purchase through SchoolCashOnline Hot Dog Lunch - October 6, 2022 - orders are due by September 30, 2022 Hot Lunch orders are due by October…

Chapters Adopt a School

Posted on Sep. 12, 2022

Dorothy Dalgliesh School has been selected to be the Lethbridge Chapters "Adopt a School" From September 12, 2022 - October 2, 2022 Chapters Bookstore will be fundraising on our behalf.  Stop by the…

Parent Council Meeting

Posted on Sep. 2, 2022

Come join DDS Parent Council.  Our first meeting of the year is on September 21, 2022.  The meeting will be held at Dorothy Dagliesh School, starting at 3:45PM   For more information, please contact…


Posted on Aug. 26, 2022

KONA ICE FUNDRAISER KONA ICE will be at Dorothy Dalgliesh School on Thursday, September 01, 2022 from 5:30PM - 6:30PM.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to our school!  Come out and enjoy…

Harvest Gala 2022

Posted on Jun. 29, 2022

Save the Date!

Mother's Day Tea

Posted on Apr. 29, 2022

DDS Kindergarten - Grade 3 students will be hosting a "Mother's Day Tea" on May 10th to honor their mothers or another special caregiver in their lives .  Each child may invite one adult to attend.

Hats on for Mental Health

Posted on Apr. 29, 2022

DDS will be recognizing "Hats on for Mental Health" on Wednesday, May 4th.   Wear you favorite hat and support Mental Health Awareness!

PBHS Open House

Posted on Apr. 29, 2022

PBHS would like to invite all potential new students (DDS Grade 6 Students) to our tour and orientation night on May 18, 2022 Free supper and social 6:00PM: - 7:00M Tour & new student orientation:  7:00PM…

Happy Easter

Posted on Apr. 14, 2022

Enjoy your Easter Break, see you on April 25, 2022

Parent Engagement Night

Posted on Apr. 5, 2022

Come join us on April 7th, 6:30PM - 7:30PM in the DDS gym.  Teachers will be sharing what they have been learning and implementing in their classrooms around literacy, numeracy and wellness. The Scholastic…

Lifetouch Spring Photo Day

Posted on Mar. 16, 2022

Spring School Photos and KinderGrad Photos will be March 22, 2022.   Students in the Early Learning Program, please be at the school by 9:00 AM if you wish to get your child's photo taken.

Student Led Conference

Posted on Mar. 16, 2022

March 17, 2022 is Student Led Conference Day.  This is a time for you and your child to celebrate his/her learning.  Your child will lead you through their classroom and showcase some of their school…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on Feb. 18, 2022

DDS will be recognizing PINK SHIRT DAY on February 28, 2022 Wear your pink to show support.

DDS Swag

Posted on Jan. 21, 2022

Dorothy Dalgliesh School has an online store for school "swag" Click on the link to access the online store.  DDS Online Store  

February 2022 Hot Lunch Orders Due Jan. 26, 2022

Posted on Jan. 20, 2022

February 3/22  Hot lunch is Chili, snack and drink (no charge) Donated by Schooten & Sons Feedyard.  February 17/22  Hot lunch is pancakes & sausage, snack and drink for $6.00 All hot lunch orders…

Pink Shirt Order

Posted on Jan. 7, 2022

Dorothy Dalgliesh School is participating in Pink Shirt Day on February 28, 2022 An order form will be going home with students on Monday January 10, 2022.  If you wish to order a Pink T-shirt or Hoodie…

Return from Christmas Extended Beak

Posted on Jan. 7, 2022

We are excited to be back in school!  School will resume on January 10, 2022 We hope everyone enjoyed the break.  Please see the attached notice for updated information and guidelines for students and…


12 Days of Holiday Spirit

Posted on Nov. 30, 2021

December is here!  Starting on Thursday December 2, DDS will celebrate the "12 Days of Holiday Spirit" Join in the fun and dress for the day!  Click on the link for the daily "Holiday Spirit" "12 Days…

DDS Food Drive

Posted on Nov. 29, 2021

DDS is having a Food Drive!  Please send non-perishable food items to school before December 17th.  All donations will be given to our local Food Bank.  Thanks for your generosity!

PSBSPB 50/50 Fundraiser

Posted on Oct. 6, 2021

PSBSPB 50/50 Fundraiser for DDS   Click here   DDS 50/50   for more information and to purchase tickets. Thank you for your support!

School Student Photo Day

Posted on Oct. 5, 2021

Lifetouch School Pictures are October 14, 2021 Wear your best smile!

2021/2022 School Supply Lists

Posted on May. 27, 2021

Grade 1 List Grade 2 List Grade 3 List Grade 4 List Grade 5 List Grade 6 List Kindergarten List

2021-2022 NEW Student Registration

Posted on May. 12, 2021

Click on the link below to register your child for the 2021-2022 School year.  This link is for NEW students only, it is not for RETURNING students. If your child attended the Early Learning Program…

DDS is on Twitter

Posted on Apr. 21, 2021

Follow DDS on Twitter  @DDSPictueButte

Happy Valentine's Day

Posted on Feb. 12, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day from DDS!

School Apparel

Posted on Jan. 21, 2021

DDS has School Apparel for sale!  Orders close on February 26th 2021 - no orders will be accepted after Friday, February 26th 2021 Click on the link below to order DDS School Apparel Order  

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on Jan. 5, 2021

February 24th 2021 is "Anti-Bullying Day"   You can order a "Pink Shirt or Hoodie" through DDS for this day.  This is optional.  If you would like to order a "Pink Shirt" please have your order form…


14 Days of Christmas

Posted on Dec. 1, 2020

14 Days of Christmas - Join us in celebrating the 14 Days of Christmas School Spirit leading up to the Christmas holiday.    

Books, Books, Books!

Posted on Oct. 14, 2020

Scholastic Book Fair 2020

2020/2021 Meet the Staff

Posted on Sep. 29, 2020

Meet the Staff 2020/2021

Employment Opportunity

Posted on Sep. 25, 2020

Dorothy Dalgliesh School is hiring a NUTRITION PROGRAM WORKER Click here for more information

2020 School Start Up Information

Posted on Aug. 5, 2020

Please click on the link for an important notice from the Principal August 31 Updated

Word of the Month

Posted on Jun. 10, 2020

 Perseverance:   Mario Lemieux is a Canadian former professional hockey player, and currently owns the Pittsburgh Penguins. In his career, he showed perseverance as he was plagued by different health…


Posted on Mar. 16, 2020

As teachers and district office work through this challenging and uncharted time, please note that students and parents should not come to school until further notice. This includes retrieving personal…

Jump Rope for Heart

Posted on Feb. 28, 2020

DDS is hosting a JUMP FOR HEART DAY on Friday, March 6. It will be a fun day full of skipping and other physical activities to get our hearts pumping and our bodies moving! Most importantly, it is a…

Rock & Roll Literacy Family Event

Posted on Feb. 5, 2020

Sigmund Brouwer Family Event Thursday February 6th - Mr. Sigmund Brouwer will be at Dorothy Dalgliesh School at 6:30 PM to share an exciting presentation on Literacy.  Please join us for videos, music,…

Grade 5/6 Ski Trip

Posted on Jan. 30, 2020

February 11, 2020 the Grade 5 & 6 students will be traveling to Castle Mountain for a day of snow skiing/boarding.  Permission slips have been sent home.  The bus will leave DDS at 6:30 AM and return…

Sigmund Brouwer

Posted on Jan. 21, 2020

Sigmund Brouwer will be visiting DDS on February 5 - 7 2020 to show us "....a fun way to get better at reading and writing."  Click on the link for more information.  Rock & Roll Literacy

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on Jan. 21, 2020

February 26 2020 is Pink Shirt Day.  Staff and students at DDS are encouraged to wear pink to support the Anti-bullying campaign.  Pink shirts are avaliable to order through the school.  Order deadline…


Who's Got Talent? DDS students!

Posted on May. 26, 2017

Students, parents and guests were entertained for a full hour while DDS students shared their many talents on stage and around the gym! The talents shared included singing, skipping, reading, dancing,…

Dorothy Dalgliesh School Talent Show

Posted on May. 24, 2017

Friday, May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Hope to see you there!

Canada Celebrations at DDS

Posted on May. 18, 2017

Happy 150th Canada! DDS students enjoyed viewing each other's Canada Day creations by taking a Celebratory Walk through the school. Displays included collages, essays, timelines, flip books, videos, artwork…

Dorothy Dalgliesh spreads Spring wishes!

Posted on May. 16, 2017

Students from Dorothy Dalgliesh School were sharing happy spring wishes today as they delivered potted flowers and cards to town residents. The students got together in their school family groups and…

Thank you!

Posted on May. 3, 2017

DDS Staff would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the parents who made our day a little more special with a catered lunch. It was so nice to have the chance in our busy schedules to sit down…

Help shape Palliser’s search for a new superintendent!

Posted on Mar. 28, 2017

Palliser Regional Schools will begin an executive search for a new Superintendent of Schools later this spring. As part of that process, an ideal candidate profile will be developed. The Board of Trustees…

Mar. 30 Spring Photo Day and Kindergarten Graduation…

Posted on Mar. 23, 2017

Spring photos are great! Every child will be photographed but families are under no obligation to purchase the photos after they view the proofs. 

March 29 Mini-basketball tournament begins at 1:30…

Posted on Mar. 23, 2017

Grade 5 and 6 will be wrapping up their mini-basketball season with a tournament and concession on Wednesday, March 29 beginning at 1:30. Come and cheer on the teams!

Paul Isaak at DDS!

Posted on Mar. 14, 2017

Dorothy Dalgliesh School students and staff were all totally entertained with presenter Paul Isaak and his amazing comedy and juggling show! The gym was filled with laughter, clapping and cheers - they…

Archery begins!

Posted on Mar. 2, 2017

A big THANK YOU to Mrs. Boras and Mr. Van Dyk for organizing and teaching archery to Grades 1 - 6! We all appreciate you!

ATB Junior Banking Program

Posted on Feb. 6, 2017

ATB has selected its "staff" from Dorothy Dalgliesh students who applied for positions in the ATB Junior Banking Program. Once the training sessions have been completed the bank will be open for business.…


Posted on Jan. 27, 2017

Friday, Jan. 27, DDS celebrated Family Literacy Day by reading with our school family! Students dressed in comfy P. J.’s, brought blankets and their favorite stuffies to school, and at 11:00 everyone…

Smudge Art spends the day at Dorothy Dalgliesh

Posted on Jan. 24, 2017

Thank you to our Home and School Council for giving each student the opportunity to expand their talents and participate in a Smudge Art class. Smudge Art spent the day at Dorothy Dalgliesh School with…


Dorothy Dalgliesh School wraps up the week with our…

Posted on Dec. 22, 2016

After presenting the best Christmas Concert ever we just kept on rocking onto Wednesday with a Sock Hop in the gym. Thanks to everyone for donating socks to the annual Sock It To 'Em campaign. With your…

December 20 Christmas Concert 1:00 and 7:00 p.m.

Posted on Dec. 15, 2016

Dorothy Dalgliesh School presents "Jingle Bell Juke Box"! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening performance.

Dec. 1 Mini volleyball tournament

Posted on Dec. 2, 2016

Our mini volleyball season wrapped up with a four team tournament at Dorothy Dalgliesh School on December 1. The players were awesome and showed so much improvement and good sportsmanship. A big THANK…

Favorite Book Character Day!

Posted on Nov. 25, 2016

What could be more fun than dressing up as your favorite book character, partnering up with someone in your school family, being served juice and cookies and READING YOUR FAVORITE BOOK!

November 25 - School Spirit Day

Posted on Nov. 21, 2016

Dress up as your favorite book character and join in the fun!

Gr. 4 Worm Farm

Posted on Nov. 21, 2016

Dan Rollingson from Earthly Matters presents and sets up a worm farm in the Gr. 4 class.

PSBSPB Receives Cheque!

Posted on Nov. 9, 2016

The Public School Betterment Society of Picture Butte were delighted to receive a donation of $1000.00! Mrs. Kelly McLeod graciously accepts the cheque from Blackspring Wind Project. Thanks Blackspring…

We Remember...

Posted on Nov. 1, 2016

DDS will be joining PBHS on Thursday, November 10 at approximately 11:00 am to participate in Remembrance Day Observances. Please join us as we remember....

Terry Fox t-shirt winner and Run Results

Posted on Oct. 3, 2016

Congratulations to Jasper van der Smit - Grade 6 winner of the Terry Fox t-shirt. Look who ran the most laps: Kindergarten: 6 laps - Sage, Marenthe and Isaiah Grade 1: 8 laps - Lauren and Henry Grade…

Sept. 30 - Terry Fox Walk/Run

Posted on Sep. 23, 2016

Join us on Friday, September 30 for our annual Terry Fox Walk/Run. Donate a Toonie for Terry and your name will go in the draw for a Terry Fox t-shirt. Everyone is welcome!

Thursday, Sept. 8 Cobs 'n Dogs - Meet the Staff

Posted on Sep. 4, 2016

All Dorothy Dalgliesh School families are invited to "Meet the Staff" and enjoy some corn on the cob and hot dogs on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6.00 p.m. Hope to see you there!

Welcome back!

Posted on Aug. 27, 2016

School begins Tuesday, September 6 at 8:30 a.m. for Kindergarten to Grade 6 students. Home time dismissal is 3:25 p.m. Early learners begin on Wednesday, September 5. We are all excited to start another…

Open for registrations!

Posted on Aug. 27, 2016

DDS school office will be open for registrations and inquiries on Aug. 29, 30, 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and September 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please bring your child's Birth Certificate.…

Grade 6 Awards

Posted on Jun. 29, 2016

Three Grade 6 students were recognized for their accomplishments at the Grade 6 farewell on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Dakota Ylioja received the Library Citizenship Award presented by Mrs. Elaine King.…

Dorothy Dalgliesh presents the Grade 6 graduating…

Posted on Jun. 29, 2016

We will miss you all and wish you the best in Grade 7!

Literacy report celebrates culture of reading and…

Posted on Jun. 23, 2016

Palliser Regional Schools is pleased to provide its annual update on the division’s literacy work, supporting all students to be readers, writers and critical thinkers for success in school and in life.…

Gr. 3 class getting BUGGED!

Posted on Jun. 16, 2016

Scientists in Schools visited the Grade 3 class and Scientist Mark shared tons of interesting facts about bugs. The students couldn't wait for their turn to "hold" the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach and…

Track and Field Day 2016

Posted on Jun. 9, 2016

Team results of the annual Track and Field Day at DDS: 1st place  THUNDERBOLTS with 1291 points 2nd place  COBRAS with 1090 points 3rd place BOBCATS with 1066 points 4th place CHEETAHS with 933 points

Safety Day at DDS

Posted on Jun. 7, 2016

Eight stations were set up and ready to roll at Dorothy Dalgliesh School this morning as the students learned all about SAFETY!  Small groups of eager students rotated through the stations; fire safety,…

Anyone order pizza?

Posted on May. 24, 2016

Grade 4"P" are working on a cool way to share what books they've read. Instead of doing a traditional book report, Ms. Murray and the 4"P"'s are doing Pizza Report! Check out the cool photos below. First,…

Go WILD at our local library this summer!

Posted on May. 20, 2016

Chinook Arch Regional Library visited DDS to invite all the students to go WILD at your local library this summer! Children  will have endless opportunities to try something new with a variety of games,…


Posted on May. 19, 2016

The grade 5 class would like to thank the Public Schools Betterment Society of Picture Butte for generously purchasing Chromebooks for the classrooms. As you can see, we have happy, engaged kids!

May 23, 24 - No School

Posted on May. 19, 2016

Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day) is a holiday for staff and students. NO SCHOOL. Tuesday, May 24 is a Professional Development Day for staff. There is NO SCHOOL for students.

Fort McMurray firefighter Nathan Gilchrist visits…

Posted on May. 11, 2016

An exhausted but brave, Nathan Gilchrist stopped in to visit his nephew, Gavin, at Dorothy Dalgliesh School on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. As a child Nathan attended Dorothy Dalgliesh School but for the…

DDS students spread kindness into the community

Posted on May. 5, 2016

Today was our semi-annual school family activity where students came together in their school family groups and went out into the community of Picture Butte delivering potted plants and spring wishes…


Posted on May. 3, 2016

Dorothy Dalgliesh School hosted our annual Volunteer and Bus Driver Appreciation Tea on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Guests were invited to kick back, relax and enjoy having a snack while being entertained by…

Mrs. Brau Rocks!

Posted on Apr. 28, 2016

Mrs. Brau read with the Kindergarten kids, and you can see how popular she was! We love you and miss you, Mrs. Brau!

Books and Kabobs

Posted on Apr. 21, 2016

Our school families met in the gym and grouped up to read fantastic stories to each other and make fruit kabobs. Students filled their minds, brains and bodies with delicious nourishment!

Kindergarten Buddies

Posted on Apr. 14, 2016

The Grade 6 students paired up with their Kindergarten buddies and searched all through the school for letter sounds. "Q" was a tough one! 

Thursday, Apr. 7 - Spring Photo Day!

Posted on Apr. 5, 2016

This is a great opportunity to get some wonderful casual snaps of your children! Every child gets their picture taken with no obligation to purchase. Also, for every picture taken, our school gets cash…

Spring is in the Air!

Posted on Mar. 23, 2016

Thank you, Mrs. Phillips, for the cheerful bulletin board - sure makes us think of spring!

Is It Bullying?

Posted on Mar. 23, 2016

When someone says or does something unintentionally hurtful and they do it once, that is RUDE.   When someone says or does something intentionally hurtful and they do it once, that is MEAN.   When someone…

Happy Easter!

Posted on Mar. 22, 2016

Easter break begins with no school on Good Friday, March 25 and continues on with no school from March 28 through and including April 1. School will resume on April 4. 

March 17 Student-led Conferences

Posted on Mar. 15, 2016

Come and celebrate you child's successes as you are introduced to their classroom and view their projects. Your child(ren) are excited to share their accomplishments with you! Conferences take place from…

Come to the Book Fair!

Posted on Mar. 15, 2016

Our "Feeling Groovy" Book Fair is open from Tuesday, March 15 through Thursday, March 17. You are invited to come shopping with your child during their assigned class visit, recesses or noon hour. Also,…

Feb. 10 - Home and School Council Meeting

Posted on Feb. 8, 2016

Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting beginning at 3:40 in the school library. Hope to see you  there!

Feb. 8 - Mini-basketball league begins for Grade 5…

Posted on Feb. 8, 2016

Practice runs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:45 with the exception of Feb. 15, 17, 29 and Mar. 7. The tournament will be on March 23 beginning at 2:00.

Skating Gr. 1 - 6

Posted on Jan. 19, 2016

Grades 1 through 6 will be skating at the North County Recreation Complex in Picture Butte on Wednesday, Jan 20, Thursday, Jan. 21 and Tuesday, Jan. 26. The students are looking forward to it and always…

PBHS Grade 8 students share writing talents with DDS…

Posted on Jan. 12, 2016

In December our Grade 2 classes bussed over to PBHS to be individually interviewed by PBHS Grade 8 students. Today, the PBHS students returned to DDS with a personal storybook for each child highlighting…


Posted on Jan. 5, 2016


Posted on Jan. 3, 2016

School is back in Monday, January 4th at 8:33am. We will be having an assembly at 8:40am.  We hope you had an amazing holiday and the staff are looking forward to welcoming all of our students back for…



Posted on Dec. 18, 2015

I cannot express how appreciative and humbled I am by Home and School Council and all they do for DDS all year. I am especially thankful for their hard work in raising money through the silent auction…

Holiday Raffle

Posted on Dec. 9, 2015

DDS Home and School Council is having a Student Raffle to raise funds for DDS. Tickets will be sold at lunch today through to Wed., Dec. 16. Draws will be made at the DDS turkey dinner at 12:00 noon…

2015/2016 Mini-Volleyball Tournament

Posted on Dec. 9, 2015

Fun was had by all at the DDS/St. Catherine's annual mini-volleyball tournament!    Thank you to Mr. Van Dyk and all the coaches. Thanks to the grade 5/6 participants who showed great competitive spirit…


Posted on Dec. 1, 2015

The Picture Butte Betterment Society is having an online auction! Stay tuned for details!    

New Bus Status is Here!

Posted on Nov. 27, 2015

  The time has come, Dorothy Dalgliesh School Bus Status users! The new and improved Bus Status is available Friday, November 28, 2015.   In case you missed our first announcement, the new Bus Status…


Posted on Nov. 26, 2015

Our school is supporting the 13th Annual Operation SOCK IT TO 'EM again this year by collecting new socks to make someone's Christmas a little warmer! We will be holding a SOCK HOP on Dec. 10 during noon…

December 1 School Council Meeting 3:40

Posted on Nov. 26, 2015

Everyone Welcome!

Sound off!

Posted on Nov. 26, 2015

Here is your opportunity to sound off!   The Picture Butte Parks, Culture, and Recreation Council have posted a "Sounding Board" here at DDS. Please take this opportunity to share your ideas and concerns…


Posted on Nov. 23, 2015

That's BACKWARDS DAY this Friday, November 27.    Have fun wearing your togs backwards. Be creative! How sdrawkcab can you go?!?  

Operation Christmas Child Huge Success!

Posted on Nov. 18, 2015

Thank you to everyone for supporting our 1st annual Operation Christmas Child! We are so overwhelmed and excited with the positive response from students and parents. It warms our hearts and will give…

Brand New Bus Status!

Posted on Nov. 17, 2015

Coming Soon: A Brand New Bus Status   Dorothy Dalgliesh School Bus Status users, we have some exciting news!   A better looking, faster and more personalized version of Bus Status will be available…

Monday, Nov. 16 Fall Fundraiser Pick Up from 3:30…

Posted on Nov. 10, 2015

The apples etc. are scheduled to arrive Monday, Nov. 16, so please make arrangements to pick up your orders between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. in the school gym. Home and School council will not be responsible…

Happy Halloween!

Posted on Oct. 30, 2015

Thank you to the parent volunteers and School Council for making this year's Halloween Carnival a smashing success! Fun was had by all!


Posted on Oct. 29, 2015

Keeping your children safe is our number one priority. With societal safety issues on the rise, we have chosen to increase safety measures at DDS. We are not being alarmists, but instead, proactive. As…


Posted on Oct. 27, 2015

Check out our new link "The Literacy Corner". This will be regularly updated to help you support your child's literacy journey at home. Currently we have articles on supporting your child's reading…

Sigmund Brouwer in the DDS House!

Posted on Oct. 20, 2015

We are so excited to have Sigmund Brouwer joining us on Tues., Oct. 27. He is an Albertan author who has written some pretty cool books for kids. Check out his website here:…

Operation Christmas Child

Posted on Oct. 20, 2015

Please watch your child's backpack for information on the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Campaign. Please help a child in need by packing a shoebox. Shoeboxes need to be returned to DDS by Monday,…

Scholastic Book Fair!

Posted on Oct. 19, 2015

DDS is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair Tuesday, October 20 - Thursday, October 22. It will be located in the library. All classes will have the opportunity to browse as a class, but you are welcome to…

DDD Is Up and Running on Facebook!

Posted on Oct. 16, 2015

Please like us on Facebook if you are a Facebook user! DDS has joined the ranks of several other Palliser Schools and is moving into the social media world!  Please note, people other than the administrators…

Save the Wolves!

Posted on Oct. 2, 2015

The Eastern Wolf is an endangered animal due to trapping, habitat loss, and interbreeding with coyotes. I will be doing a raffle to raise money to help these wolves. The draw for a goodie basket and 2…

Terry Fox Run - a perfect day!

Posted on Sep. 25, 2015

All students had a great time participating in our annual Terry Fox Run! Thank you to all those who donated a Toonie for Terry! Congratulations to Brandt for winning the Terry Fox t-shirt. Thanks to our…