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Attention all students

Please note:   Precalculus 12 is full until further notice.

French 10, 11, 12, Introduction to German, Foundations and Pre-Calculus Math 10, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-calculus Math 11, Communications 11 and 12 are full until further notice.

Graduated Adult Learners (adults who are 20 years of age or older as of July 1, 2015,  AND  who have graduated from secondary school)  Notice:  As of May 1st, 2015, adult upgrade courses will no longer be subsidized by the Ministry and a non refundable course fee of $600.00 per course will be charged.  Adults in upgrade courses already, 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.

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 but staff may be added if the need is there.   Contact Leslie Swanson for inquires.

The DESK Grade 8 and Grade 9 full time program is now taking applications for the 2015/2016 School Year.  Please call Carlene at (250) 505-7032 for a registration package.

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