Announcements from the Guidance Office

Potential Graduates need to have all their hours completed and turned in to the Guidance office by May 31st.

Potential Grads:  Many external awards are available to apply for.  See the External Scholarships & Bursaries link for more information or visit the guidance office.

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Information Days at DHS

Universities and Colleges will be visiting DHS throughout the year.  Information on upcoming presentations will be listed here.  If you are interested please sign up in the Guidance Office.

Community, family, former & current students are invited to attend any of these presentations.

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Scholarships & Bursaries

Students are encouraged to check the links in the black bar near the top of this page as well as visiting the guidance office for bursary and scholarship information.   We also encourage you check the post-secondary institution websites and search other sources.

The Local Bursary and Scholarship booklet is available in early April of each year.

Information on Ontario Universities can be found at, here you can find a Finance tab for scholarships offered by Ontario Universities.

The website   has a list of events happening such as information fairs and open houses.

There are some sites, that you may want to check out, listed in the External Scholarships and Bursaries link above.

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Local Scholarships and Bursaries

Local Bursary/Scholarship are posted in early/mid April.  Please watch the Local Scholarships and Bursaries link in the black box above.  Outside financial awards may be available, and have a variety of deadlines, please check the link for external information and remember this is not a complete list.

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Dryden Rotary Club sponsored activities


The Rotary Club of Dryden sponsors several students to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp.  Basic RYLA for those aged 12-14  and Advanced RYLA is for those ages 15-17.  These camps occur during the summer and applications are due late May.  Watch this website for information in the Spring of 2019 for the next RYLA camps.   


Adventures in Human Rights.  This event will be in Winnipeg in the summer of 2020.  Watch this site for more information to come. Registration is now closed.


Applications are available, in the Guidance Office, for The District 5550 Rotary Youth Exchange Program for Long Term Youth Exchange and Short Term Youth Exchange. The application deadline is September 30th.  


Adventures in Technology  – Registration is now OPEN.  Grade 11 & 12 students interested in learning more about technology, the many ways it affects our lives, ant the opportunities it holds for tomorrow may be interested in this event.  Adventures in Technology 2020 will be taking place in April or May in Saskatoon.  Applications will be available in February in the guidance office.


Adventures in Agriculture  – November 21-25 Fall 2018 applications are available in the guidance office.  This is open to grade 11 & 12 students who are interested in learning more about the agricultural industry and its career opportunities. Deadline Sept. 30th 

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Report Cards and Anecdotal Reports

Semester 1 September 3, 2019 – January 30, 2020

Semester 1 Term 1 September 3 – November 8, 2019 Semester 1 Term 2 November 11 – January 30, 2020

Mid Term Report November 21, 2019

Exams January 27, 28, 29, 30, 2020

Final Report February 13, 2020

 Semester 2 January 31 – June 26, 2020

Semester 2 Term 1 January 31 – April 9, 2020 Semester 2 Term 2 April 14 – June 26, 2020

Mid Term Report April 23, 2020

Exams June 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2020

Final Report July

Report Cards & Anecdotal Reports will be given to students on the following dates:  

To Be Announced for the 2019/20 school year.

Semester One:

Anecdotal Report –  October   – Interviews: October  3:45-6:15 p.m.

Mid-Term Report Card – November  – Interviews:  November  3:45-6:15

Final Report Card – February

Semester Two:

Anecdotal Report –  – Interviews:

Mid-Term Report Card –  Interviews:

Final Report Card –  July – Dates to be announced

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University & College Applications

Equal Opportunity Deadlines are:  applications are still  accepted even after the equal opportunity deadlines have passed.

Ontario Colleges – Feb.1, 2020

Ontario Universities – Jan. 15, 2020

SAT Dates at DHS – 2019/20

May 2, 2020

Register at

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