Welcome

Thank you for choosing DESK

DESK K-9′s program is now full.

If you have a student wishing to enroll please phone the school and we will start a wait list.  If a student leaves, for some reason, we can then add your child.  Thank you for your understanding.

 

Please phone DESK if you experience some challenges during registration.

REGISTRATION K-9

 

The Grade 8 and Grade 9 students at DESK follow a personalised learning plan using a combination of online and paper resources and materials.  Students meet regularly online at a virtual classroom, and face to face at a variety of events scheduled over the year. 

Applications are being accepted up to January 15th, 2014 for the second semester, beginning February 3 2014.  Students transferring to DESK must show evidence of reasonable progress in their schoolwork prior to transfer.

 

Requirements:  Application form (including student email address);  $50.00 refundable deposit;  Access to high speed internet, headphones and microphone.

DESK is having a contest on our Facebook page.  Like our page for a chance to win an Ipod Shuffle. To be entered in the contest, like our page; share the contest details on your wall; and write a comment in the comment section.

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Welcome to DESK, an innovative centre for online learning. At DESK, we offer each student a unique learning experience. Whether you are looking for BC Ministry of Education K-12 curriculum leading to Grade 12 graduation, or unique locally developed courses, DESK has a course or program right for you.

DESK offers:

  • Flexible elementary and secondary learning options in online and print based (blended) formats
  • Programs with flexible time lines to fit your schedule
  • Programs that may run anytime, anywhere, any pace
  • Experienced and innovative teachers and support staff who will guide you through the distance learning process
  • The opportunity for full-time or part-time course work and you may study at home
  •  Courses that supplement your current high school program
  • Flexibility to help students cope with the pressures of medical conditions or high level athletics
  • A variety of courses for Adults
  • DESK is part of School District #8 Kootenay Lake

DESK MISSION STATEMENT:

To ensure the success and growth of every learner by providing quality personalized support and service.

DESK is a member of the BC Learning Network

 Academic Success . Creativity and Imagination . Citizenship . Resiliency