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In-Class Instruction Suspended for K-12 Students
The provincial government announced that it would be indefinitely suspending all in-class instruction for BC's Kindergarten to Grade 12 learners. This means that schools will NOT be opening after spring break for regular daily instruction. This temporary measure is being put in place to help keep students, staff, families, and the wider community safe as the province responds to the COVID-19 outbreak.
In-Class Instruction Suspended for K-12 Students

The provincial government announced that it would be indefinitely suspending all in-class instruction for BC's Kindergarten to Grade 12 learners. This means that schools will NOT be opening after spring break for regular daily instruction. This temporary measure is being put in place to help keep students, staff, families, and the wider community safe as the province responds to the COVID-19 outbreak.

March 18, 2020


Dear families,

On March 17, 2020, the provincial government announced that it would be indefinitely suspending all in-class instruction for BC's Kindergarten to Grade 12 learners. This means that schools will NOT be opening after spring break for regular daily instruction. This temporary measure is being put in place to help keep students, staff, families, and the wider community safe as the province responds to the COVID-19 outbreak.

I know you will have many questions about what this announcement will mean for you and your family. 

Minister Fleming stresses that every student will receive a final mark, that all students on track to graduate this year will graduate, and that the province is working with post-secondary institutions to ensure the transition for our grade 12 graduates is supported.

The Minister also outlined a number of key directives for school districts. School districts are expected to:

  • begin planning for continuity of learning;
  • develop plans to maintain some level of service for children whose parents are performing essential services;
  • address the question of important services like school meal programs and childcare services operating on school grounds.

Our school district has already begun some of this planning work as a part of our Pandemic Response Plan. We will provide you with additional information as soon as these plans are more fully developed and will continue to update you through the parent portal and the school district website at www.mpsd.ca/District/covid19.

For information about COVID-19, visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19

I know these are challenging and uncertain times, but I am confident we will get through them together. Thank you for your patience as we work through this evolving situation.

Sincerely,

Angus Wilson, Superintendent of Schools




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Mar
Wear Your Team Colour
All Day
10
Apr
Good Friday - Students not in session
All Day
13
Apr
Easter Monday - Students not in session
All Day
17
Apr
Wacky Sock Day
All Day
17
Apr
Terry Fox Run Day
1:00 PM- 2:15 PM
22
Apr
Earth Day
All Day
23
Apr
HOT LUNCH - subway
All Day
27
Apr
Wear Your Team Colour
All Day
04
May
Mental Health Week
All Day
08
May
Animal Day
All Day
12
May
GreenBricks - Div 3, 4 & 5
All Day
14
May
Sports Day
All Day
15
May
Non Instructional Day - Students not in session
All Day
18
May
Victoria Day - Students not in session
All Day
20
May
Jersey Day
All Day
21
May
HOT LUNCH - TBA
All Day
25
May
Wear Your Team Colour
All Day
10
Jun
Game/Book/Movie Character Day
All Day
18
Jun
HOT LUNCH - TBA
All Day
25
Jun
Last Day of School for all students
All Day
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Bell Schedule

  • Welcome Bell 8:25 am
  • Class Instruction 8:30 am
  • Recess 10:05 am - 10:20 am
  • Lunch 11:55 am - 12:35 pm
  • Class Instruction 12:40 pm
  • Dismissal 2:23 pm
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Code of Conduct

Our school's code of conduct is designed as a tool to help students make socially responsible decisions in a variety of situations. This code was developed by staff and students.

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