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Windebank Mission Statement

Our mission is to create a positive learning environment which will inspire everyone to believe in their ability to develop a healthy lifestyle and pursue their goal of a successful rewarding future.

"If you believe it, you can achieve it."

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Summer School Office Hours

school closed

We will reopen on Monday, August 28, 2017.

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School Cash Online Payments

For safety and efficiency reasons Mission Public School District would like to reduce the amount of cash & checks coming into our school. Please join the thousands of parents who have already registered and are enjoying the convenience of paying ONLINE! It takes less than 5 minutes to register. Please click here and follow these step-by-step instructions, so you will begin to receive email notifications regarding upcoming events involving your child(ren).

School Cash Online is an online parent portal that offers a safe, fast and convenient way to pay for school activity fees. The portal is customized to meet your school’s needs and allows you as a
parent, to add y o u r students, make payments, check current balance/account history, print or view receipts, and receive notifications about upcoming events. For additional information please click here.

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2017-2018 Staples School Supply Orders

Please click here for information on the Staples School Supply Orders for 2017-2018.

The cut off date for orders is July 10, 2017.

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2017 - 2018 Parent Purchase School Supply List

Please click here for the school supply list for 2017 - 2018 school year (parent purchase list).

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Kindergarten Registration 2017 - 2018 School Year

Please click here for information on Kindergarten Registrations for 2017 - 2018 school year.

Kindergarten Start-up Schedule

Children born in 2012 are eligible to register for Kindergarten for the 2017 - 2018 school year.

Registration at your neighbourhood elementary school is now on going.

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**Windebank is NUT Aware**

nut aware

 

Windebank has several students who have life-threatening allergies to all tree nuts. As such, Windebank Elementary is a "Nut Aware Zone.” Please help us keep our school safe by not sending or bringing any nuts or nut products (including “trace amounts,” “may contain…,” “processed in a facility where there may have been contact with…” product labelling) into the school. We count on your continued support to help keep our school safe.

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**Windebank is SCENT aware**

Due to allergies, we make every effort to be a scent- free school.

Please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne or lotions if you are coming to the school.

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Strong Start at Windebank

Mon/Weds/Fri 8:30 - 11:30 & Tues 12:00-2:23

Grow


What is StrongStart?

A place where…families are valued and recognized as their child's very first and most important teacher
A place that…models and supports family literacy
A place to…meet other children and their families
A place which… reflects the language and cultures of the community
A place where…information on parenting concerns, child development, school facilities, and local community resources are readily available
A place where…learning is fun. Parents and caregivers play alongside their child, therefore encouraging early learning.
A place where…children can develop emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively

StrongStart is designed for preschool aged children and their parent/caregiver; however children from birth to six years of age are very welcome. We encourage the whole family to join us.

Why StrongStart?

One of the objectives of StrongStart is to ensure a successful transition into kindergarten. Families
who attend StrongStart become very comfortable in a school setting.

Their active involvement in their children's education is ensured through the early positive connection. Through play based problem solving activities found at StrongStart children can develop the literacy and numeracy concepts they need to have in place for success in kindergarten.

When and where is StrongStart?

Strong Start is a drop-in- program, parents and caregivers can come with their children to any location, at any time, during the hours posted below.

What is the cost of StrongStart?

There is no cost to families to participate

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Little Readers at Windebank!

Calling all 3 & 4 year olds!

Windebank's Little Readers drop in sessions run in the Strong Start room at Windebank Elementary school. Sessions start at 9am and will run for approximately 1 hour. Stay tuned for our first session date!

We ask that a parent or guardian stays with their child and joins in the fun!

Our program will include story time a craft activity involving fine motor skills and the opportunity to make new friends.

Windebank's Little Readers program is led by parent volunteer, Megan Simmons who organizes and facilitates the program.

little reader

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BC Curriculum & Reporting Changes

Currently, there is a lot of change taking place with the direction of learning in British Columbia. Part of this change has to do with the B.C. curriculum and the change from outcome focuses to competency based focus. Parents should be watching and listening to what is happening by visiting the ministry websitehttps://curriculum.gov.bc.ca and getting some background information on what these changes might look like. Check out the faq page that gives parents some rationale for the changes in the curriculum.

As schools change to the new curriculum in September 2016, there is much excitement that teachers will be able to dig deeper into learning making it more meaningful, engaging and connected to the real world through skills that students can apply as they grow up and become citizens in our society.

Note from Minister of Education

Correspondence has been received from Minister Bernier of the Ministry of Education regarding engaging parents on student reporting. There will be community meetings scheduled in 10 communities across the Province over the coming months for parents to ask questions and share input. This correspondence has been sent to all school Principals for sharing with their school communities at their earliest convenience.

For further information, please click here to see: Parent Engagement Letter Sept27

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Contact Info

Windebank Elementary
33570 - 11th Avenue
Mission, B.C., Canada
V2V 6Z2

P: 604 826 2213
F: 604 826 7381

 

http://windebank.mpsd.ca

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Ms. Condon (Principal)

Mrs. Alderson (Vice-Principal)

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School Day

8:30-2:23

Warning Bell: 8:25           

Class time: 8:30-10:00

Recess: 10:00-10:15

Class time: 10:15-11:45

Lunch: 11:45-12:00 (eat)

Lunch: 12:00-12:25 (play)

Class time: 12:30-2:23

Dismissal: 2:23

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2016/17 MPSD District Calendar

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Upcoming Dates

September

5- First day of school!