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Frances Kelsey Secondary
Cowichan Secondary
Chemainus Secondary
Lake Cowichan Secondary

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Frances Kelsey Secondary



Frances Kelsey Secondary School was built in 1994. Conveniently located in beautiful Mill Bay, the school has access to the Kerry Park Community Centre, and the rest of the town of Mill Bay.

The school offers all academic courses leading to B.C. graduation and acceptance into post-secondary institutions. It also offers a broad range of elective courses. The program at Frances Kelsey is a unique self-paced one. Students may finish courses at their own rate, and have the option of completing more than the normal number of courses per year. Students applying for Frances Kelsey School must have high academic standing in their current school. By Canadian standards, this means a 'B' average. For more information about the unique program and academic requirements, please contact the International Education District Principal, Elizabeth Hollands-Gamble at lgamble@sd79.bc.ca

Frances Kelsey Secondary website

 

Cowichan Secondary



Cowichan Secondary School was built in 1951. Conveniently located in downtown Duncan, the school has access to the Cowichan Community Centre, a comprehensive facility with swimming pool, fitness centre, ice arena, library, and theatre.

Cowichan Secondary School is one of the premier film production schools in British Columbia, winning many awards each year at the BC Student Film Festival.

The school offers all academic courses leading to B.C. graduation and acceptance into post-secondary institutions. It also offers a broad range of elective courses in art, music, woodwork, metalwork, auto mechanics, photography, drama, and cooking. As well as being home to the competitive Thunderbirds Boys Basketball Team, Cowichan Secondary School has produced Provincial Championship Teams in Girls' Field Hockey and Boys' Golf.

Cowichan Secondary website

 

Chemainus Secondary



Chemainus Secondary School was built in 1951 and has undergone a multi-million dollar rennovation that was completed in 2007. It has complete woodwork, automotive, metalwork, and drafting shops and 1 computer for every 5 students in the school. It is centrally located in the town of Chemainus with excellent playing fields and a full track.

The school offers a full range of courses leading to B.C graduation and acceptance into post-secondary institutions. All academic courses, many Career Preparation programs, a strong Career and Personal Planning program, and 3 languages, French, Spanish and German, are among the course offerings. The extra-curricular program includes Band and sports such as volleyball, basketball, girls' soccer, track and field and field hockey.

Chemainus Secondary website

 

Lake Cowichan Secondary



Lake Cowichan Secondary School (L.C.S.S.) is over 50 years old but has undergone major renovations so that it looks and feels brand new! It is a first-class facility with state-of-the-art computer labs, a technology centre, a practical arts building, library, and theatre. It is conveniently located near the downtown area of Lake Cowichan.

The school offers a full range of courses leading to B.C. graduation and acceptance into post-secondary institutions. All academic courses, Physical Education, and two languages, French and Japanese, are offered at every grade. Students may participate in Band, Art, Choir or Drama. The extra-curricular program includes team sports, inter-mural activities, a student leadership program, and clubs.

Lake Cowichan Secondary website

 

 

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