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Dewdney Elementary School Building

Dewdney Elementary School

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.


CLICK HERE FOR Dewdney Elementary's 2013/2014 School Supply List

Click HERE for Dewdney Elementary's most recent newsletter!


2014-2015 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

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.

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Mission Public Schools
Bus Transportation Registration 2014-2015

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

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LITTLE READERS

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.


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.

You can also listen to the following radio stations:

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Water Quality Report

Read the latest Water Quality Report for Dewdney.


bullying

E.R.A.S.E. Bullying

CLICK HERE to view a very resourceful website created by the Ministry of Education on bullying."Expect respect and a safe education".


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

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.

April 2014
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
Apr. 29 - Ready, Set, Learn 8:30-9:30am

May 2014
May 1 - Discus - Albert McMahon
May 1 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm
May 1 - PAC Meeting 6pm
May 2 - Hot Lunch - Chicken Strips

May 6 - Milton Randall - 8:45am
May 7 - Class Photos 10:30-11:30am
May 7 - Math Mania 6:30pm in the Gym
May 8 - Grade 5/6 Track & Field - Albert McMahon
May 8 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm
May 9 - Grade 4 Track & Field - Albert McMahon
May 9 - Hot Lunch - Grilled Cheese

May 13 - Norman Foote rehearsal
May 13 - Hatzic Family of Schools Dinner 5:30-8:30pm
May 14 - Spirit Day - PJ & Stuffy
May 14 - Norman Foote 6:30-8pm in the Gym
May 15 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm
May 16 - Non Instructional Day - NO SCHOOL

May 19 - Victoria Day - NO SCHOOL
May 22 - Soccer 2:30-3:30pm
May 23 - Hot Lunch - Pizza

May 27 - Div 2 Field Trip to Kwantlen & Honeybee Centre
May 28 - Schoolwide Field Trip - Gymnastics
May 30 - Hot Lunch - Booster Juice