Thank you for choosing DESK


Attention all students

DESK is going on Spring Break  from March 16, 2015 to March 27, 2015.  Staff returns on March 30, 2015.

Please note:   Precalculus 12 is full until further notice.

Graduated Adult Learners Notice:  As of May 1st, 2015, adult upgrade courses will no longer be subsidized by the Ministry and a course fee will be charged.  Adults in upgrade courses at the time may complete them for free.

  For consulting about 10-12  courses please call Ron Kilgour 250-5057011 or 250-354-4311 – extension 7011 or 1-800-663-4614 extension 7011.

DESK 8-9 program for full time students is now full.  Contact Janet Stephenson for inquires.

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. 

The K-7 program is now full.  Contact Leslie Swanson for inquires.

Cross enrolled 8’s and 9’s program is now full.


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.


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


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