DNA Arts Program
The District School Board of Niagara has incorporated into the regular program of study at Laura Secord Secondary School the District of Niagara Academy for the Arts (DNA Arts) program. It allows passionate and committed Arts students the opportunity to concentrate their studies in the Arts while also completing the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
Five streams are available to students---Dance, Drama, Music, Music Theatre, and Visual Arts.
To be eligible for the DNA Arts Certificate, students must complete at least two (2) Arts credits per year and complete at least eight (8) Arts credits by the time they graduate.
In addition, students are expected to participate in related school groups, and attend workshops, community activities, and other enrichment activities as required. These expectations will be outlined in greater detail upon admission to the program. Please note that enrolment in the program is conditional and is reviewed on an annual basis.
Please watch our DNA Arts video by clicking here.
TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED BY THE DSBN FOR STUDENTS WHO LIVE OUTSIDE OF LAURA SECORD'S BOUNDARY.
The 2024-25 Online Application Deadline - January 8, 2024.
Applications open November 10, 2023.
To apply and for additional information please read the DNA Information Package.