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Dewdney Elementary is a great place in which to grow and learn. Our school is located in the country, just east of Mission, British Columbia, Canada. We have approximately 75 students from Kindergarten through Grade 6.
We are proud of our excellent fine and performing arts programs. Students enjoy athletics and intramurals as well as field trips. Literacy and Learning is a primary educational focus for us. We are always greatful for the high level of involvement of our parents. We welcome new and returning families who truly make this an exciting learning community.
Registration will begin the week of February 2, 2015.
Information regarding Kindergarten Registration for Neighbourhood Schools & Programs / Schools of Choice can be found here.
Please submit your cross boundary request forms for September 2015 by the end of March 2015.
Families are advised that registration of students who will be seeking bus transportation for the 2015-2016 school year will run from May 4th through June 30th, 2015. In order to ride a district school bus all new and returning riders must register. School District policy applies to all applications and can be viewed here on our website.
Students that qualify to use district transportation services but who have not registered by June 30th will not be guaranteed a seat on a bus. Any registrations received after the June 30th deadline will incur a 20% surcharge fee.
Registration can be done in person at the School District Office at 33046 Fourth Ave during regular business hours 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F. If you are unavailable during those hours, alternate arrangements can be made by calling 604.826.6286 ext. 3246
We encourage outside play for all children…although we understand our “wet coast” weather. Students will have the opportunity to get some fresh air and still stay dry under our large overhangs. We would ask that you talk to your children about not getting wet and asking to phone home for a change of clothes. We would encourage students to bring a change of clothes to stay at school if they accidentally get wet. Some days, the field and grass may be wet but the weather is fine. Again, we want to encourage play, but please send a change of clothes to school in a bag with their name on it.
In case of problematic weather arriving and causing school closure decisions, district-wide or partial, please click on this link: http://www.mpsd.ca. ***NEW*** You will see an area where you can now sign up with the school district to get an email when the schools are closed. Please take advantage of this new service. Decisions about school schedules and bus route changes are generally made before 6:30 a.m. This allows for the most current weather information to factor into the decision. The final decision to send students to school resides with parents since they best know the road and weather conditions in their respective areas.
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The Mission School District International Student Program is currently looking for nurturing host families to provide a welcoming “home away from home” for our visiting elementary and secondary students. We are particularly in need of homes for elementary students. These paid positions are a wonderful opportunity to share your heart and your home as well as our great Canadian culture with young visitors from around the world. Student placements range from 2 weeks to 2 years!
We invite you to complete our On-line Application Form to become a host family and be a part of our exciting International Student program. Please complete all 5 sections of the On-line Application Form and we will be happy to contact you for a follow up home visit.
Go to: http://international.mpsd.ca; Homestay; New Host Families; Clink On-line Application Form.
For more information, please call the International Program Office: 604-826-6286 Ex. 3336
37151 Hawkins Pickle Road
Dewdney, BC, Canada
M-F 8:15 am - 2:30 pm
Unscheduled School Closures
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Please contact the Bus Garage at 604-826-2377 if the after school bus has not dropped off your child at scheduled time. Information relating to unexpected bussing interruptions will be provided.
Mar 27 - Metis Day
Mar 27 - Hot Lunch - Hot Dogs
Mar 31 - Deadline for Cross Boundary Applications for September 2015
Apr 3 - Good Friday - NO SCHOOL
Apr 6 - Easter Monday - NO SCHOOL
May 15 - Non Instructional Day - NO SCHOOL
May 18 - Victoria Day - NO SCHOOL
June 25 - Last Day of School for Students
June 26 - Administration Day