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About Dewdney Elementary School

Dewdney is one of the oldest schools in Mission, with the original section of the school being built in 1924. We have a long tradition, with third and fourth generation students walking through our halls!

Our CORE (Community Outdoor Recreation & Environment Education) program attracts many families to Dewdney. We belong to Actions School BC and the Fruit & Vegetable Program. We host regular events and fundraisers to support special programs each year.

We have a very dedicated and student-centered staff. They involve themselves in promoting high academic achievement and global citizenship.

We include preschool and primary students to help encourage the love of reading through Books for Bedtime, and the Ready, Set, Learn program.

We are grateful to community groups for their support, including North Fraser Fire Department and Sasquatch Lions Club, who have helped provide funds for equipment and activities.

For more information, please read the Dewdney Elementary 2016/2017 School Growth Plan (PDF).

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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

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

Unscheduled School Closures
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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.


Save the date.....

 

NOVEMBER
Wednesday, Nov 2: Books for Breakfast 8:30-9:30am
Thursday, Nov 3: Basketball play day, Hillside Traditional School, 2:45pm
Friday, Nov 4: Student photo orders & payment due at office no later than today
Friday, Nov 4: Hot Lunch - perogies
Sunday, Nov 6: Daylight Savings - clocks BACK one hour
Monday, Nov 7: Pond Prowl with FVWC - Divs. 2 & 5, 8:30-11:45am
Tuesday, Nov 8: PAC meeting, 6:00pm, Dewdney Elementary library (child minding is available)
Wednesday, Nov 9: Remembrance Day Assembly, 9:00-10:00am
Wednesday, Nov 9: Kids Cookie Day - PARENT-LED cookie-making class 2:30-4:00;ish
Thursday, Nov 10: 1/2 day assessment day, classes dismissed at 11:00am
Friday, Nov 11: Remembrance Day, school not in session
Tuesday, Nov 15: Student photo Re-takes 8:30am
Wednesday, Nov 16: Eagle Release field trip, Divs. 2-6 (PERMISSION FORMS DUE TO SCHOOL BY NOVEMBER 14)
Wednesday, Nov 16: Spirit Day - Moustache Day
Thursday, Nov 17: Basketball play day, Cherry Hill Elementary, 2:45pm
Friday, Nov 18: Hot Lunch - Chicken Wraps
Monday, Nov 21: Report cards home
Tuesday, Nov 22 - Friday, Nov 25: Parent/Teacher/Student conferences
Tuesday, Nov 22: Garden Box Building Day, 1:45-2:45pm
Thursday, Nov 24: December calendar home
Thursday, Nov 24: PAC Fundraiser orders due - Neufeld Farms & Gold Canyon candles
Friday, Nov 25: Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences, school not in session
Saturday, Nov 26: Christmas Craft Fair
Monday, Nov 28: DPAC presentation at Clarke Theatre with Dr. Ungerleider - Parents & Education, 7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 29: Urban Safari Rescue Society in-school field trip Divs. 2 & 3
Wednesday, November 30: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails

 

DECEMBER
Thursday, Dec 1: Hot Dog Day - Gr 6 Fundraiser
Friday, Dec 2: Christmas Parade
Tuesday, Dec 6: PAC Meeting, 6:00pm
Thursday, Dec 8: 4th Annual Christmas Dinner/Christmas Concert
Tuesday, Dec 13: School Board meeting, 6:30pm Hatzic Middle School
Tuesday, Dec 13 & Wednesday, Dec 14: Christmas Store
Wednesday, Dec 14: Santa Breakfast, 8:30am
Wednesday, Dec 14: Spirit Day - pyjama day
Friday, Dec 16: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BEFORE WINTER BREAK

 

****WINTER BREAK******
December 17 - January 2, 2017


JANUARY, 2017

Friday, January 20: Rocks & Rings sessions with Curl BC, all divisions
Wednesday, January 25: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails
Monday, January 30 - Friday February 3: KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for 2017/2018 school year. Registration information can be found HERE

FEBRUARY, 2017
Monday, January 30 - Friday February 3: KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for 2017/2018 school year. Registration information can be found HERE
Friday, February 3: Movie Night, 5:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, February 22: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails

MARCH, 2017
Wednesday, March 29: Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

APRIL, 2017
Wednesday, April 12: Ready, Set, Learn Open house, 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 26: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails

MAY, 2017
Wednesday, May 31: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails

JUNE, 2017
Monday, June 19: Cultus Water Slides field trip, Divs. 1 & 2
Wednesday, June 21: Divs. 1 & 6 on field trip to Heritage Park Trails