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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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NEWSLETTERS

Click HERE for Dewdney Elementary's most recent newsletter!


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Click HERE for the 2015-2016 School District Calendar


 

Items Requested by Principal

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Mission Montessori

Dewdney Elementary would like to welcome Mission Montessori to our school starting in September 2015. They will be offering an Outdoor Education Program for preschool and extended day preschool at Dewdney Elementary. They also will be offering before and after school care programs for our Dewdney students. For more information please contact Lori at Mission Montessori directly at 604-287-0120 or you can check out their website at www.ourmissionkids.com

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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 - Box 107
Dewdney, BC, Canada
V0M 1H0

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

Principal
Susan McLeod

Secretary
Carolyn Wilding-Eddy

Office Hours
M-F 8:00 am - 2:45 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.

FEBRUARY
Tuesday, Feb 2 - Hot lunch forms due today
Tuesday, Feb 2 - PAC meeting, 9:00am
Thursday, Feb 4 - Volleyball game at Hatzic, 2:30pm
Friday, Feb 5 - Hot lunch, quesadillas
Monday, Feb 8 - Family Day, school not in session
Thursday, Feb 11 - Spirit Day & Sundaes (wear pink, white or red)
Thursday, Feb 11 - Volleyball game at ESR, 2:30pm
Friday, Feb 12 - Hot lunch, pizza
Friday, Feb 12 - Jump Rope for Heart 12:30-2:00pm
Friday, Feb 12 - Movie Night, 5:30-9:30pm
Tuesday, Feb 16 - School Board Meeting 6;30pm, Cherry Hill School
Wednesday, Feb 17 - Cultural Day
Thursday, Feb 18 - Grade 6 hot lunch fundraiser
Thursday, Feb 18 - Volleyball game at Hatzic, 2:30pm
Friday, Feb 19 - District Pro-D Day, school not in session
Monday, Feb 22 - District Curriculum Pro-D Day, school not in session
Thursday, Feb 25 - Volleyball Playoffs at Ecole Christine Morrison
Friday, Feb 26 - Books for Breakfast 8:30-9:30am
Friday, Feb 26 - 1/2 day Assessment, students dismissed at 11:00am

MARCH
Friday, Mar 11 - Parent/Teacher conferences, school not in session
Monday, Mar 14 - Thursday, Mar 24 - SPRING BREAK
Friday Mar 25 - Good Friday, school not in session
Monday Mar 28 - Easter Monday, school not in session
Tuesday Mar 29 - School re-opens after Spring/Easter Break

 

APRIL

 

MAY
Monday, May 2 - District Curriculum Pro-D Day, school not in session
Friday, May 20 - Non-Instructional Day, school not in session
Monday, May 23 - Victoria Day, school not in session

JUNE
Wednesday, June 29 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BEFORE SUMMER BREAK