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 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.
“The Makerspace Learning Lab is an opportunity for kids to do more hands-on learning, experimenting, figuring out ideas, concepts and designs which are linked to the curriculum"
A recent article was written in the Mission City Record outlining the benefits of the Makerspace.
For more information feel free to contact the school.
The Welcome to Kindergarten program (WTK) offers resources and strategies for families in support of children and early learning. Our school will be hosting our WTK Family Orientation session on June 7th at 12:45 – 2:15.
Learning to Play and Playing to Learn: Getting Ready for School is a wonderful booklet for families in helping their child prepare for a successful transition to kindergarten.
We look forward to seeing you on June 7th at 12:45 – 2:15!
Talk Read Sing Play every day!
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.
April 27th – Jeans Day
May 4th & 5th - Track Meet Days @ Albert McMahon Elementary
May 5th - Primary Greater Vancouver Zoo Field Trip
May 8th - Jump Rope for Heart - 80's Theme
May 11th - Pajama and Stuffy Day
May 12th - Movie Night at the School
May 16th - Class Photo Day
May 19th – Non instructional Day
May 22nd – Victoria Day
May 24th – Aboriginal Student Recognition Dinner @ Hatzic Middle School
May 25th - Career Dress Up Day
May 29th – DPAC meeting @ Silverdale 7:00 pm
June 2nd – Swimming
June 7th – Welcome to Kindergarten 12:45 – 2:15
June 8th - Beach Day
June 9th – Swimming
June 16th – Swimming
June 23rd - Swimming
June 29th - Last Day of School __________________________________________________________________________________
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.)
In case of problematic weather, Mission Public Schools will notify parents of unscheduled school closures through the following media: