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Dewdney Elementary School

Offering a unique Community Outdoor Recreation & Environment Education (program of choice). Please see CORE tab for further information.

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.


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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

Registration will begin the week of February 2, 2015.

Information regarding Kindergarten Registration for Neighbourhood Schools & Programs / Schools of Choice can be found here.

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West Coast Recess

Description: C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\NYKGAT3L\MC900383318[1].wmfWe 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.


INCLEMENT WEATHER

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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Mission International Student Program

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

Contact Us:

Dewdney Elementary
37151 Hawkins Pickle Road
Dewdney, BC, Canada
V0M 1H0

Tel: 604-826-2516
Fax: 604-820-8063

Principal
Susan McLeod

Secretary
Teresa Stefanek

Office Hours
M-F 8:15 am - 2:30 pm

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!!)

Bussing
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.

January 2015
Jan 30 - Hot Lunch - Booster Juice

February 2015
Feb 2-6 - Kindergarten Registration Week 8:30am-3pm
Feb 2 - PAC Meeting 9am
Feb 5 - Volleyball - Albert McMahon
Feb 6 - Beauty & the Beast - Clarke Theatre - Div 2 & 3 - 9am - noon

Feb 9 - Family Day - NO SCHOOL
Feb 11 - Maple Man @ Deroche 9am-12:15
Feb 12 - Volleyball - Windebank
Feb 13 - Pro D Day - NO SCHOOL

Feb 16 - Jump Rope For Heart 1-2pm
Feb 17 - Intensive Core French Program Info Night - 7pm - Windebank
Feb 19 - Div 1 to West Heights 12:15-1:45pm
Feb 19 - Volleyball - Hatzic Elementary

Feb 27 - Half Day Assessment - Students out 11am
Feb 27 - Ready, Set, Learn 8:45am

March 2015
Mar 13 - NO SCHOOL in lieu of conferences
Mar 16-20 - Spring Break
Mar 23 - School Reopens

April 2015
Apr 3 - Good Friday - NO SCHOOL
Apr 6 - Easter Monday - NO SCHOOL

May 2015
May 15 - Non Instructional Day - NO SCHOOL
May 18 - Victoria Day - NO SCHOOL

June 2015
June 25 - Last Day of School for Students
June 26 - Administration Day