WELCOME CHRIS KOCH!

Dorothy Dalgliesh School and the PSBSPB is honored and excited to welcome inspirational speaker, Chris Koch!

Mr. Koch will be presenting in the DDS gym on:

  • Thursday, September 21
    • 9:00-10:00 am for grades 4-6
    • 10:45-11:15 am for grades K-3

While Mr. Koch has presented worldwide, and even been on the Oprah Winfrey Show, his roots are humble. Mr. Koch was born in Lethbridge and raised on a farm in Nanton.

While born with no arms or legs, his family refused to treat him with any pity or sympathy – they treated his disability by making the best of it. “After all,” Chris says, “I still have a good head on my shoulders.”

His message is based on his philosophy of “If I Can…” He speaks to not letting obstacles or limitations stand in his way, and how important it is to challenge yourself. Simply put, he says, “If I can do the things I have done so far in my life, what is stopping anyone else from doing the same?”

A HUGE thank you to the Public Schools Betterment Society of Picture Butte for sponsoring a large part of Mr. Koch’s costs.

School News

Come to the Book Fair!

Our "Feeling Groovy" Book Fair is open from Tuesday, March 15 through Thursday, March 17. You are invited to come shopping with your child during their assigned class visit, recesses or noon hour. Also, for your convenience, the Book Fair will be open Thursday evening during Student-led conferences from 3:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Come and check it out - there is something for everyone!

This is a great fundraiser for our school library as a huge portion of the sales is given back to the school to purchase BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS! Thank you for your support! 

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