Happy New Year 2022! DT Odyssey Applicant Information Update

As we move forward in this pandemic, we have adjusted our DT Odyssey Program student intake procedures.  All applicants that applied before December 16, 2021, have been emailed an information letter.  Please review and contact us if there are any concerns.

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Take care and stay safe!


DT Odyssey Mini School Program Application Time for 2022-2023 School Year

Happy Autumn! DT Odyssey Mini School Program registration and application information have been posted on the website.  There is NO PARENT INFO NIGHT and no VSB District Entrance Assessment Test.  Students must apply to the VSB Mini School District Registry (online) and submit a paper application package directly to David Thompson Secondary School (drop off in person to the Main office).

Click on the website’s PROGRAM INFO and APPLY menu tabs for information about the program and application instructions.

Thank you for your interest in the DT Odyssey Mini School Program!

Email questions to dtodyssey@vsb.bc.ca 

Counting down to the 2021-2022 school year!

The DT staff and students are excited to welcome the new grade 8 students that will be joining us this year.  At this time, we patiently wait for the new school updates from the VSB and the admin team.  This website will be regularly updated with new info so come back regularly to keep up with us!

Website maintenance will take place from August 30th to September 7, 2021.

Canada-Wide Science Fair 2021



Congrats to all the CWSF 2021 award winners! 

DT’s Viduni Siriwardana, Tara Zhan, Matthew Moi, Justin Peng, and Justin Du took home medals for their awesome contribution to science!  Stay tuned for more info posted on our DT Gallery Section.

Odyssey Program Intake for September 2021 Grade 8 Cohort is FULL at this time

At this time, all DT Odyssey Mini School spots  for our new grade 8’s starting September 2021 have been claimed.
The DT Odyssey program received approximately 190 applications for 28 spots.  DT would have loved to accept all the students.  Due to the unforeseeable future, spots may open up so please check with our Odyssey coordinators for updates. Please read the tenets on the website for reference on how to join the program in the higher grades when spots are available.
Thank you to all the students, parents, and guardians for being interested in the DT Odyssey Mini School Program!

Odyssey Mini School Program First-Round Student Offers

First-round student offers will be sent out by email on February 24th, 2021 in the morning at 8 am to 9 am.  Please check the registered email that was given to the district registry (including your SPAM or JUNK mail).  If student accepts the offer, please reply promptly to hold the spot.  If there is no student acceptance confirmation reply to DT by February 26th, 2021 by noon, the student’s spot will be given to another student.

No Student Interviews for 2021-2022 Intake Cohort. Send the Grade 7 Report Card As Soon As It Is Available.

Student Interviews:  Due to the current and changing COVID environment, DT Odyssey Mini School Program will NOT be hosting student interviews for the 2021-2022 Odyssey intake cohort.  Selections will be made based on the student’s application package.

Grade 7 Report Card Submission:  To complete the student application package, the submission of the grade 7 report in January 2021 is required.  Please submit the grade 7 report card as soon as available.  Please attach the student’s grade 7 report as a pdf file with the student’s name on it.

Notification of Acceptance:     First offers on February 24, 2021 by e-mail and second offers on March 3, 2021 by e-mail


There is no district assessment test this year.

Please register directly to your preferred mini school program(s) and to the VSB District Mini School Registry (opens November 9th to December 17th).  Click on APPLY on this website for more details.