Welcome Students

Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS)

Providing students with exceptional learning experiences and opportunities while helping them to engage and connect with each other and our community.

2022 - 2023 BELL SCHEDULE

Warning Bell: 8:14 am
Period 1 (85 min) – 8:17 – 9:42
Period 2 (85 min) – 9:47 – 11:12
Period 3 (85 min) – 11:17 – 12:42
LUNCH (44 Min) 12:42 – 1:26
Warning Bell: 1:26
Period 4 (120 min) – 1:30 – 3:30


Period 1 (85 min) – 8:17 – 9:42
Period 2 (85 min) – 9:47 – 11:12
Period 3 (85 min) – 11:17 – 12:42
LUNCH (44 Min) 12:42 – 1:26
Warning Bell: 1:26
Period 4 (60 min) – 1:30 – 2:30


Grade 8-12 Final Assessments will be written in course blocks as follows:

Monday Jan. 30, 2023
DABC (Final Class Day)
Tuesday Jan. 31, 2023
Block ‘A’ Exams  8:30 – 11:30
Block ‘B’ Exams  12:30– 3:30pm
Wednesday Feb. 1, 2023
Block ‘C’ Exams  8:30 – 11:30am
Block ‘D’ Exams  12:30-3:30pm
Thursday Feb. 2, 2023
Exam/Course work, make up day

Students must remain in their classroom for a minimum of one hour during final assessment periods. 

After completing an exam students have three options:
Leave the school immediately.
Go to the Gym.
Go directly to the Library or the Study Hall (if available) for silent study.

Thursday morning, February 2, is scheduled to accommodate student exam conflicts.  Students should arrange with their teacher an alternative time to write their exam if they missed a session for good reason.  Students who do not write a final assessment, may not receive credit in a course.

Students who are at risk of failing due to incompletion of assignments are also required to attend on Thursday.

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Please click here for the link to the new Busing Protocols, Bus Registration forms and Bus Route information.

All families need to fill out the Protocol form in order to take the bus.  If your child has never been refistered on a bus, please make sure to fill out the Bus Registration form.

What’s Happening

Our Current News & Upcoming Events

Announcements for Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2023

Starting this Thursday, the GFSS wolves’ ultimate team will begin indoor training at 6 pm for any new players who want to join this season. This is a co-ed team for grades 8-12. More information is available on the monitors, the GFSS Facebook page and the wolves...

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Announcements for Monday, Jan. 30, 2023

Dowswell’s SS 10 class will meet in in the CAD Lab after lunch. Second semester schedules will be handed out near the end of B block. There will be an announcement made for you to move to your home room.  If you're not sure of your homeroom, please check at the...

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Announcement for Jan. 26, 2023

Attention to grade 9-12 ski club members attending the whitewater ski trip- There will be a mandatory planning meeting in room 213 at lunch today. All who signed up for the trip must attend.

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A Word

From Our Principal

“Our Mission as educators is to unlock the physical, intellectual, creative, ethical, social and cultural growth in our students. We do this by assessing for learning, modelling respectful behaviour, and providing students with opportunities to develop their full potential. We do this so that students become lifelong learners who will be positive, successful contributors to society.”

– Brian Foy
Our School

Points of Interest


Our Programs

GFSS Programs

Click here to check out the the extensive academic and lifestyle programs we have available for our students at GFSS.


Our Resources

GFSS Resources

Click here to view the different resources we have available for students and parents.

Our PAC & Grad


Click here to get all the information regarding the GFSS PAC and Grad Committee.

Our Calendar

GFSS Calendar

Click here to view our online events calendar to find out what events are coming up for students, parents and the community as a whole.

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