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August 20, 2018

Late French Immersion Parent Info Night

February 09, 2018

Letter to Parents Regarding Reporting

November 06, 2017
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Ready, Set, Learn

October 13, 2017

Surplus Sale

October 11, 2017
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MDi Parent Information

September 20, 2017

Back to School Information

August 16, 2017

Public Agenda for June 13, 2017

June 08, 2017

Public Agenda for May 23, 2017

May 18, 2017

Public Agenda for May 9, 2017

May 04, 2017

Public Agenda for April 25, 2017

April 20, 2017

Public Agenda for April 11, 2017

April 06, 2017

Public Agenda for March 7, 2017

March 02, 2017

Budget Input Meetings for 2017/18

February 28, 2017

Public Agenda for February 14, 2017

February 08, 2017

Public Agenda for January 24, 2017

January 20, 2017

Foundation Skills Letter to Parents

January 12, 2017

Public Agenda for January 10, 2017

January 06, 2017
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Public Agenda for November 8, 2016

November 03, 2016

School Bus Routes for 2016-17

September 27, 2016

Public Agenda for September 27, 2016

September 23, 2016

Web Mail

June 10, 2016
‚ÄčThe Web Mail link in Utilities will direct the user to the Cloud Based Mail Server. If your account has not yet been moved to the cloud, please use the SD70 Mail Server.  
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Public Agenda for June 7, 2016

June 02, 2016
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2016-17 School Calendar

May 11, 2016
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School Calendar 2016-17

May 02, 2016

Census 2016 Toolkit

March 08, 2016
‚Äč Additional Statistics Canada Information:   Web images I have attached three new collections banners, also found through the link above. If you load one of these to your website, please use the following HTML code to link the image to the census website: .  ...
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Public Agenda for March 8, 2016

March 04, 2016

We are One - by Wood Elementary School

February 25, 2016
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Bullying Stops Here

February 25, 2016

Budget Input 2016/17

February 17, 2016

Student Registration for 2016-17

January 18, 2016

Photo Retakes

November 02, 2015
‚ÄčNovember 20

F.O.R.C.E. - Society for Kids' Mental Health

October 12, 2015
Parent and Youth Volunteers Needed: Mental Health and/ or Substance Use  We are looking for youth and parent volunteers to join a Collaborative Local Action Team in Port Alberni.  This team consists of local mental health and substance use professionals wanting to hear your thoughts.  This opportunity provides a platform to share...

Early Years Centre Survey

September 22, 2015
‚Äč This survey consists of 7 questions about programs, services, and supports for families with children birth - 12 years old.  It should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.   Survey results will be used by members of the Alberni Children First Network to inform planning for a proposed Early Years...


August 31, 2015
‚ÄčThe new K-9 curriculum is available on the website: ‚Äč  

First Day Back

July 27, 2015
‚ÄčSeptember 8th School is in session from 10 am to 12 pm.  Please remember to bring a recess snack!
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School Supply Lists 2015-16

July 27, 2015
‚ÄčSchool Supply Lists may also be found at Wal-Mart and Staples.  

Professional Development Day - February 16, 2015

January 27, 2015
‚ÄčAttached brochure for the February 16 Professional Day. Professional Development Day February 16 2015.pdf    
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Family Literacy Day - January 31, 2015

January 22, 2015
Saturday, January 31   11 AM to 1 PM   Families with children ages 2 - 8 years are invited to come for a free community celebration of Family Literacy Day at Echol Centre.    


January 15, 2015

Christmas Food Drive

November 20, 2014
‚Äč The ADSS Athletic Department will be holding their annual Food Drive for the Salvation Army on Wednesday, Dec.3, from 5:30 - 7:30pm.  Coaches and athletes from ADSS will be out in neighbourhoods around the Alberni Valley collecting non-perishable food donations for the Salvation army that night.  Let's kick off the season of...

MyEd BC Privacy of Information

November 05, 2014
Access levels to MyEd BC is based on user's need to know. All users are expected to comply with FOIPPA guidelines regarding privacy and protection of personal information. Privacy and Protection Training is available at:  

Schools Re-Open September 22

September 18, 2014
‚Äč SCHOOL DISTRICT 70 (ALBERNI) NOTICE TO PARENTS School District 70 (Alberni) Welcomes All Students for School Opening Pending ratification, schools will RE-OPEN to students on Monday, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 as follows: ELEMENTARY: September 22 10:00 am - 12:00 noon September 23 regular day Kindergarten gradual entry as communicated to parents...

Student Technology Agreement

August 19, 2014
Students in Grades 4 to 12 should have a current Technology Use Agreement at their school. This agreement is used to set up student network accounts, student email accounts, and access to Microsoft Office Apps. In addition, students agree to respect SD70 technology and to be responsible users. Technology Use Agreement...
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Bus Routes 2014-2015

August 14, 2014
‚Äč Click here for Bus Routes
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School Supplies Lists 2014-2015

August 13, 2014
‚Äč Click here for School Supply Lists

Fun Fair

May 22, 2014
‚Äč May 30th 4:00-7:30


District Track Meet

May 22, 2014
‚ÄčJune 6th


Welcome to Kindergarten

May 22, 2014
‚Äč June 11th and 12th


Last Day of School

May 22, 2014
‚ÄčJune 27th


Talent Show

April 29, 2014
May 23rd - second half of the Talent Show at 1:00.  
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May 15th ~ Jump Rope for Heart

April 29, 2014


Choir Fest: May 7th and 8th

April 25, 2014

May 7th at 12:30 May 8th at 7:00

Mar. 25th PAC Meeting

March 14, 2014
‚Äč1:30 in the staff room

New Time for Fun Fair Meeting- April 2nd, 6:30

March 14, 2014
This meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 2nd at 6:30. Any parents interested in helping out, please attend.


April 4th - Class Photos

March 14, 2014


April 18th & 21st - No School

March 14, 2014
‚ÄčEaster holidays!!


Feb. 26th ~ Anti-Bullying/Pink Day

February 14, 2014
‚ÄčWear a pink shirt and enjoy the fun activities.  Assembly will be on Tuesday at 1:45  

A Great Song for Anti-Bullying Day!

February 05, 2014
‚ÄčClick on the picture below to hear a song for anit-bullying day. Learn it, sing it, dance to it!See if you can learn it before our assembly on Feb. 25th! Have fun!!!!! Will I Am sings "What I Am" Sesame street lyrics


January 29th - Cultural Performance at 1:15

January 23, 2014

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February 10th - Family Day

January 23, 2014
‚ÄčNo school today, enjoy your family.


Spring Break: March 17-21

January 23, 2014

Nov. 11th - No school

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčThere is no school on the 11th for Rememberance Day.


Nov. 14th - Here We Come

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčThis is an event for pre-school children, from 6:15-7:30 at Maquinna Elementary.


Nov. 18th - No School

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčThere is a teacher Pro-day, so there is no school for students this day.

Nov. 19th - PAC meeting

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčThe next PAC meeting will be held at 1:30 on November 19th.

Dec. 6th - Christmas Store and Pajama Day

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčAll classes will be given the opportunity to visit the store this day.


Dec. 6th- Pizza Day

November 08, 2013


Dec. 9, 2013 - Winter Wonderland Skating

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčSession 1: 9:15-10:15 Mrs. Dawson, Mrs. Souther, Mrs. Lindsay, Mrs. Girard and Mrs. Johnson Session 2: 10:45-11:45 Mrs. Cruickshank, Ms. Bowman, Mrs. Donald, Mrs. Seabrook and Mrs. Elder

Dec. 18th - Christmas Concert

November 08, 2013


Dec. 20, 2013 - Last day of School before Christmas.

November 08, 2013
‚Äč Have a very merry Christmas!  

January 6, 2014 - Back to school!!!

November 08, 2013
‚ÄčFirst day of school after Christmas holidays.


September 23rd - Proday

September 21, 2013
‚ÄčThere is no school this Monday.

September 17th - PAC Meeting

September 16, 2013
‚ÄčThe PAC meeting will be at 1:15 pm. Hope to see you there!


September 19th - Open House

September 16, 2013
‚ÄčCome and meet your hild's teacher and see their classroom. Kindergarten-grade 3 : 5:30-6:00 Grade 4-5 : 6:00-6:30


September 23rd - ProDay

September 16, 2013
‚ÄčThere is no school for students.

September 30th - Picture Day

September 16, 2013
‚ÄčSay Cheese! Come looking your finest for your school pictures.                          


September 30th - Breakfast Club Starts

September 16, 2013


The First Day of School

August 26, 2013
‚Äč The first day of school is:  Tuesday Sept., 3rd, from 10:00-12:00.


Volunteer Tea - June 19th

June 18, 2013
‚ÄčCome join us for the Volunteer Tea in the gym tomorrow! 12:00-1:00 RSVP the school as soon as possible.


Fun Day - June 24th

June 18, 2013
‚ÄčThe school will be having our Fun Day in the morning of June 24th.


June 26th - School Trip to Blair Park

June 18, 2013
‚ÄčThe whole school will be going to Blair Park for a fun day. The water will be on, so send a change of clothes. The bus leaves the school at 10:45 and returns at 2:00.


Year End Assembly - June 27th

June 18, 2013
‚ÄčCome join us for the last assembly of the year! This is also the last day of school. June 27th 1:15


PAC Meeting - April 15th

April 10, 2013
‚ÄčThe next PAC meeting will be held on April 15th at 1:30 in the Staff Room.

April 26th - Jump Rope for Heart

April 10, 2013


DARE Grad - April 19th

April 10, 2013
‚ÄčDARE Grad is being held in the gym on April 19th from 11:00-12:00. All paents are invited to attend.

Pizza Day - April 19th

April 10, 2013


Heritage Fair - April 11th

April 10, 2013
‚ÄčThe Heritage Fair will be held in the gym on April¬†11th, beginning at¬†10:45¬†to12:00.¬†

Crazy Hat Day on April 4th

March 14, 2013
‚ÄčBreak out your funniest, wildest, craziest hat and wear it to school! April 4th


Class Photos on April 5th

March 14, 2013

‚Äč Maquinna'S Class Photos will be on: April 5 Wear your best smile for the class!

Movie Night

March 14, 2013

‚Äč Maquinna PAC will be showing a Free movie on March 15th at Maquinna Gym. Doors open at 6:00 Movie begins at 6:30 Popcorn-2.00    Water-.50 This is not a drop off event, adults must be in attendace with their children.  

Ice Show at the Multiplex

February 26, 2013
‚ÄčA reminder that on Friday march 1st, the school will be going to the Ice Show at the Multiplex for the morning.  

Pink Day

February 26, 2013
‚Äč Wednesday February 27th is Pink Day at our school. All students and teachers have been asked to wear something pink to support anti-bullying.


Anti- Bullying Assembly

February 22, 2013
‚Äč       Maquinna will be having an Anti-bullying Assembly on Tuesday, February 26th, at 2:00.  

PAC Meeting

February 02, 2013
‚Äč The next PAC meeting is on Feb. 18th, at 1:30.



October 03, 2012
¬† Students will be dismissed at 1:30 pm on Monday, October 15th to Thursday, October 18th for parent/teacher meetings. Buses will be arriving¬†at 1:40¬†for those students who take the school bus home. ¬† Also, if you are not able to make your scheduled appointment, please call the office to reschedule. ¬†¬† ¬† ‚Äč...

April is a busy month!

April 02, 2012
‚ÄčWe have many things happening this month!¬† Here are a few: Spring Photos - April 13th (packages of 'proofs' will be sent home) Choir Fest Monday April 16th - Choir students will perform at ADSS at 7:00pm Grade 3 classes begin skating sessions Tues April 3rd and go for two weeks...

Free Family Literacy Day

January 18, 2012
Join us for a FREE Community Celebration of Family Literacy on Saturday, February 1st @ Echo Centre.¬† See the link on WhyThe Sky is Falling.‚Äč

Free Skiing!

January 16, 2012
Know someone in Grade 4 or 5 or 9 or 10 years old? Let them know they can ski and ride for free with the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass!
Winter officially began four weeks ago so there is still a lot of winter left and what better way to...

Christmas Concert

December 08, 2011
This year our Christmas Concert "The Year the Reindeer Rocked" is being performed on Thursday, December 15th.  There are two shows:  11:00 and 1:30.  We are not requiring that guests have tickets this year but we will still donate any food items you bring to Salvation Army and Bread of Life...

November Fun!

November 21, 2011
Everything came together on Friday November 25th!¬† We had snow on the ground, Pizza Day and Wacky Hair Day!¬† It was enjoyed by everyone.¬† Special thanks to Mrs. Zimmerman and all her helpers who made our first Pizza Day of the year a big success.‚Äč

Book Fair!

October 19, 2011
Our Bookfair was a very big success!¬† Thank you to all the families that supported literacy in our school by coming to the Book fair and purchasing books!¬† ‚Äč