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.
Do you have a child born in 2009? Kindergarten registration for the 2014/15 school year is happening NOW! Please look HERE for further information.
Bus Transportation for 2014-15
Families are advised that registration of students who will be seeking bus transportation for the 2014-15 school year will run from April 22 through June 30, 2014. 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
Little Readers is a parent and child program that provides stories, crafts and literacy development geared towards children age 0-5 years.
Little Readers is held on Tuesdays 8:45 - 10:00 am.
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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Read the latest Water Quality Report for Dewdney.
CLICK HERE to view a very resourceful website created by the Ministry of Education on bullying."Expect respect and a safe education".
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
Tel: 604 826 2516
Fax: 604 820 8063
Unscheduled School Closures
> latest info (**NEW** When you've clicked on the link, be sure to sign up to receive an email when the school is closed!!)
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.
Apr. 16 - Spirit Day - Easter Theme
Apr. 17 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm (Grades K-4)
Apr. 18 - Good Friday - NO SCHOOL
Apr. 21 - Easter Monday - NO SCHOOL
Apr. 22 - Little Readers 8:45 - 10am
Apr. 24 - Children's Hospital Jeans Day
Apr. 24 - Hot Lunch - Pizza
Apr. 24 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm (Grades K-4)
Apr. 25 - Salmon Ceremony @ Deroche 11:15 am - 1:45 pm
Apr. 28 - Dancers of Damelahamid 9:15 am
Apr. 29 - Little Readers 8:45 - 10am