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School Philosophy

To develop the whole child to their maximum potential thus enabling the child to lead a productive and rewarding life while engendering an attitude of learning as a lifelong undertaking.

Silverdale Elementary Mission Statement

Silverdale Elementary School is committed to working with the parents and the community to provide quality, child-centered education. We believe that everyone can learn through their daily experiences. We all strive to do our personal best, maintaining, high expectations of ourselves and those around us.


Special Reminder - No Animals On School Property

*School District Policy #21 states that, with exception of service animals, no animal is to enter into or upon any school site.


Strong Start.

Our program runs on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-11:30 am.


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

StrongStartis 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.


Furture Dates:

January 21st – Bottle Drive *updated*

January 26th - Skating

January 30th to February 3rd – Kindergarten Registration

February 8th – Aboriginal Cultural Day at the school

February 9th - Skating

February 10th - ArtStarts Performance

February 13th – Family Day – no school

February 17th – Professional Development Day

February 21st – School Board Meeting @ Silverdale Elementary

February 22nd – Pink Shirt Day

February 23rd - Skating

February 24th – ½ day Assessment and Evaluation

March 6th – Report Cards to go home

March 8th – Parent Teacher Conferences

March 10th – Day in Lieu of Conferences

March 13th to 24th – Spring Break

March 27th – Back from Spring Break


2016-2017 Busing Info

In order to ride a district school bus, all new and returning riders must complete a registration form each year. Students who qualify to use district transportation services but have not registered by June 30th, or students who are cross boundary students, are not guaranteed transportation as it will depend on availability of service.

Registration can be done using the online bus registration form on the district website, or in person at the Transportation Department located at 33919 Dewdney Trunk Road, from 9-4 (Mon.-Fri.)


Winter Conditions

Please ensure that your children are dressed for the weather. It is important that they wear a warm jacket, gloves or mittens, and something to cover their ears!

Drive Safely!


School Day

8:15 a.m. – 2:13 p.m.

First Bell: 8:15

Class time: 8:20-10:00

Recess: 10:00-10:15

Class time: 10:15-12:00

Lunch: 12:00-12:45

Class time: 12:45-2:13

Dismissal 2:13


Contact Us:

Silverdale Elementary
29715 Donatelli Road,
Mission, BC, Canada
V4S 1H6

Tel: 604-826-2526

Fax: 604-826-3610

School Directions



Rob Clark


Laura Miller


Facility Rental

District of Mission - Parks, Recreation & Culture

7650 Grand Street, Mission, BC, V2V 3T3

Phone: 604-820-5368 | Fax: 604-826-4396

Email: Website:


Unscheduled School Closures

In case of problematic weather, Mission Public Schools will notify parents of unscheduled school closures through the following media: