Alberni District Secondary School

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Schools Re-Open September 22

September 18, 2014




School District 70 (Alberni) Welcomes All Students for School Opening

Pending ratification, schools will RE-OPEN to students on Monday, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 as follows:

ELEMENTARY: September 22 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

September 23 regular day

Kindergarten gradual entry as communicated to parents

MIDDLE: September 22 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

September 23 regular day

SECONDARY: September 22 10:00am – 2:00pm for grade 9 students only

September 23 regular day for all students


New students for Vast or Options Focus must submit applications now to avoid a wait list. Registration interviews will continue all September on a first-come basis. Current ADSS students must have a referral from ADSS before an interview will be given. The Vast office is open 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day to pick up or drop off applications. Returning Vast students must contact your advisor the week of September 22 or come into the office. For further information please contact 723-3744.


SD70 offers ADULT EDUCATION at several locations including Vast, CHOICES and Literacy Alberni. For more information please contact Mr. Sean Petersen at 723-3744.


Returning CHOICES families will be contacted by their teacher-advisor during the week of September 22 regarding startup procedures. New applicants should contact Mr. Sean Petersen at 723-3744. It is possible for students in grades 9-12 at ADSS to take more courses by distance or online through CHOICES while still attending ADSS. These students should contact their school counselor or Mr. Peterson directly.


Monday, September 22, bus transportation will be provided on all routes with pick-up approximately one hour later than regularly scheduled in the morning.

Tuesday, September 23, all buses will run at their regularly scheduled times. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the bus garage at 250-720-2772.

The bus routes are subject to change.