Queen Mary Community Elementary
North Vancouver School District
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Announcements Archive

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Information about Class Building and Student Placement for the 2019-20 School Year

May 20, 2019
​ At this time in the school year we begin to look at class organization for the next school year. Parent input is valued - to learn more about how you can be part of this process, click HERE.
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2019-2020 school fees, calendar, and bell schedule have been posted.

May 04, 2019
​To access school fees information for next school year, click HERE
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Noon hour and after-school programs for students at QM - Winter Term

January 19, 2019
​For informatin and registration click HERE
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Support our school library through INDIGO

September 16, 2018
​INDIGO has "adopted" Queen Mary!  Donate to our school library  - LINK HERE for more information
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QM PAC Website-Become involved in our school community!

September 02, 2018
​Visit the Queen Mary PAC  Website to find out how you can become involved!
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2018-19 School Fees

May 05, 2018
​Information now posted - link HERE
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2018-19 Kindergarten Orientation

May 04, 2018
​Thank you parents, guardians, and care givers for joining us for our Kindergarten orientation events!  We hope yu and your child enjoyed the time spent at Queen Mary.  If you were not able to attend the evening information session you can access the presentation slides HERE.
We will be sending information specific to...
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Elementary Band and Strings Program

April 15, 2018
​Registration now open: Link HERE
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NVSD Summer Learning Programs

April 15, 2018
​Registration begins May 1st - Link HERE
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Order your Queen Mary T-shirt now!

March 04, 2018
​Link to order form HERE
The Queen Mary PAC is excited to offer Queen Mary t-shirts that feature our student-designed and student-approved logo.  Order yours today, and celebrate your Queen Mary Spirit. A portion of the proceeds will support QM emergency preparation. Last Day for Orders: Thursday, March 15.  

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​IB Mix and Mingle - for parents/guardians – At Queen Mary on MONDAY, February 19th Games, fun, food, prizes! 5:45 – 6:30 in the library. Babysitting provided.

January 21, 2018
Learn more about the IB Programme at Queen Mary – opportunity to also share your feedback and enjoy social time with other parents and teachers.
FLYER   ...
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NVSD New Registrations and Transfer Requests for Grades 1-12 for the 2018-19 School Year

January 07, 2018
Registration for priority placement consideration begins: January 29, 2018.  Deadline for priority placement: March 9, 2018 (by 4:30 p.m.) Register at the Education Services Centre, 2121 Lonsdale Ave. 
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Support our school by shopping at INDIGO!

September 16, 2017
​ Our school has been "adopted" by INDIGO!  Shop at Indigo between now and Oct 8th (online or in the North Vancouver store) and our school library benefits! - to find out more click HERE.
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Parent Consent Forms Are Officially Online!

September 15, 2017
​ We are pleased to announce that four parent consent forms are officially available via School Cash Online. We kindly request all parents/guardians to login, fill out the forms and submit before September 21, 2017. Click here: https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com.
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Did you collect your child’s report card as yet?

July 17, 2017
​​All parents/guardians are urged to contact their child’s school directly to obtain a copy of their child’s report card before July 7th or after August 28th. 
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Having trouble accessing your child’s report card?

July 11, 2017
​ ​Parents/Guardians, please contact your school directly to obtain a printed copy of your child's report card before July 7 th   or after August 28 th . 
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Online completion of NVSD forms - Info for parents/guardians

June 25, 2017
As of August 29, 2017 online access to school forms will be available via School Cash Online.   More information HERE 
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School Fees and School Supplies Information for 2017-18

June 11, 2017
​All School Supplies and School Fees information can be found on the Principal's Messages page (scroll down past the weekly messages) - LINK HERE
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Times of Change in Education: Information Session for Parents/Guardians

June 11, 2017
Following the recent Supreme Court decision regarding class size and composition, the North Vancouver School District is working hard to have restored language in place for September 2017. If you were unable to attend our June 5th Information Meeting you can find more information under our PARENTS tab, "Information and Workshops".
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BASKETBALL after school CAMPS with NBA skills coach GABE GIBBS

March 09, 2017
​Exclusive opportunity at Queen Mary for students to learn to play basketball from NBA skills coach GABE GIBBS​ For ALL ages!  REGISTRATION form - and WAIVER. Forms also available at the school. Mondays/Tuesdays in the gym from 3:10-5:30 starting April 3rd. 
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Carson Family of Schools Parent Series: Aboriginal Education for all Students- Wednesday November 9th- Westview Elementary School in the gym, 7:00–8:00 p.m.

November 01, 2016
​Presented by Brad Baker, District Principal and for Safe and Caring School and Aboriginal Education in North Vancouver. Brad was also the recipient of Indspire’s Indigenous Educator Award in Leadership. Link to Flyer
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Parent Coffee Mornings in the Queen Mary Library

September 24, 2016
​Join us for coffee and treats once per month – a great opportunity to meet other Queen Mary parents and learn about our community programs and services.  Hosted by Queen Mary PAC executive and North Shore Neighbourhood House. Queen Mary, Library Tuesdays September 27, October 25, November 22 8:45-9:30am​
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Orange Shirt Day is September 30th - get your shirts here!

September 20, 2016
​ Wear orange on September 30th in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come !   Any orange clothing will do!!   If you want the "official" shirt for the day you can get one at: Indian Residential School Survivor Society  www.irsss.ca 413 West Esplanade Ave,...
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Food Access Program at Queen Mary

August 31, 2016
​Letter to parents and guardians explaining upcoming changes to the lunch program.  Food Access Program - Letter to Parents.pdf
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Ridgeway and Queen Mary win Living City awards

June 22, 2016
​The City of North Vancouver's Living City Awards Program recognizes outstanding leadership in environmental sustainability in the city. This year both Ridgeway Elementary and Queen Mary Elementary received awards!
Ridgeway Elementary's Healthy Safe School Committee won the Sustainable Transportation and Awareness Living City Award. Students from Grades five to seven...
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Queen Mary Family BBQ

June 02, 2016
​We're hoping you can join us on Friday, June 10th between 5 and 6:30 for Queen Mary's family barbecue!
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Queen Mary's Scholastic Book Fair!

June 02, 2016
​Please join us at Queen Mary's book Fair from June 14th to 16th.​ Family night is June 15th, 6:30 until 8. See the attachement for all the times.


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School Fees for 2016-17 - information for Queen Mary Parents/Guardians

May 29, 2016
​Our 2016-17 School Fees insformation is now posted under "ABOUT OUR SCHOOL" tab in "Principal's Messages" AND under PARENTS tab.
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Track & Field Meets

May 12, 2016
​Please see the attachment for information regarding the upcoming qualification meets.
Thank you.
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Intermediate School Supply Lists

May 10, 2016
​Dear families of next year’s intermediate students,
Attached are the school supply lists for next year. If you wish to take advantage of the ordering service, please use the online ordering which is available at http://edupac.ca/collections/queen-mary
Thank you! ...
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Queen Mary Student Concert at Centennial Theatre TICKETS on SALE

April 24, 2016
​Tickets not on sale AT our SCHOOL OFFICE for this evening performance, taking place on May 19th  7:00 p.m. Family Rate $15 (2 adults, children free) Single Adult Tickets $10
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Updated School Events Calendar for Term 3

April 03, 2016
​Events calendar updated for April to June 2016 - click on the attached PDF.
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Important parent/guardian meeting about changes to reporting on student learning. Wed. Nov. 4th 7:00-8:00 in the Gym.

October 26, 2015
​ The Case FOR Feedback: Meaningful Assessment and Reporting in NVSD IB PYP Schools This school year Queen Mary and Capilano are moving to a new assessment model and grade-less report cards. This information session is a follow up session to the spring 2015 parent   presentation: "The Case Against Letter...

Sorry, it's full - Let's Talk Shop - October 28, 2015

October 16, 2015
Building Capacity in Parents and Youth - Have you ever had trouble asking your teen those difficult and important questions? - Do you feel like you just don't understand them? Attend this free workshop and find out what's REALLY Going on for Youth.  Please join us for the opportunity to...

Parent/Guardian Workshop

September 30, 2015
  ​Workshops are FREE Sponsored by the Carson Graham Family of Schools Learn more about upcoming sessions in 2016 : April 25, 2016 - Sex Talk? No Sweat! May 26, 2015 - iGuy and iGirl More information about these sessions is posted here .  ​
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Thurs. Oct 8 - Queen Mary Parent Luncheon - 11:30-12:45 in the Multi-purpose room

September 28, 2015
​Speaker at the Luncheon: Community Public Health Nurse Laurel Lamb ​ This luncheon is FREE but registration is required. ​ To register contact:   Maria Morisseau   Community Development Project Coordinator   Queen Mary, Ridgeway and Westview Elementary Schools   North Shore Neighbourhood House
 t: 604-290-2384 e: mmorisseau@nsnh.bc.ca   w: www.nsnh.bc.ca ...
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MEET AND SOCIALIZE WITH OTHER PARENTS - COFFEE, TEA AND TREATS ON THE 4th TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - 8:45 A.M. IN THE LIBRARY

September 08, 2015
​Thank you to the NS Neighbourhood House Community Programmer  and the QM PAC ​  for providing this opportunity to meet, socialize and connect with members of our parent community!
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Meet and socialize with other parents - the Queen Mary PAC provides coffee, tea and treats on the last Tuesday of every month - 8:45 a.m. in the library

September 07, 2015
Thank you to the Queen Mary PAC for providing parents with this opportunity to meet and socialize.  
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New Term 1 Report Card/Parent Conference dates

November 24, 2014
​Term 1 Report Cards will now go home on Friday, December 12, 2014 instead of the original date of December 5th.  Parent Conference notices will go home on December 5, 2014 and are due back to the school on Monday, December 8th.  Parent/Teacher conferences will take place the following week.  Specific...
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New Outdoor School dates for Grades 2 and 3 students

October 15, 2014
​Grade 2 and grade 3 students from Queen Mary Elementary will now be attending Outdoor School in Brackendale from Tuesday, January 6, 2015 to Thursday, January 8, 2015 inclusive and not in June 2015 as originally scheduled.
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September 2 & 3, 2014 at Queen Mary School

August 19, 2014
​We would like to remind Queen Mary families of the regular routines for the start of school in September:
Tuesday, September 2 The first day of school is Tuesday, September 2, 2014. The day will commence with the warning bell at 8:50 a.m. and end at 10:55 a.m.  All RETURNING...
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Summer School NEW UPDATE on July 2, 2014

June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, the restrictions on Summer School will prevent us from offering our planned educational programs. Students enrolled in both Review and Completion and Full Credit Summer School will be receiving full refunds over the next 4-6 weeks. These students should...
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Board urges BCTF and BCPSEA to reach an agreement or settlement

June 25, 2014
Dear Minister Fassbender, Mr. Iker and Mr. Marchbank:   The North Vancouver Board of Education is writing you today to urge both parties to reach a negotiated agreement or mediated settlement as soon as possible. The bargaining impasse is directly impacting our students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff within our community....
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BCTF Strike Action - Provincial Exams - Year-end Procedures

June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 - Letter to Parents and Guardians:      I am writing to you with an important update on the BC Teachers’ Federation declared withdrawal of services and several changes that will affect our end-of-year procedures, including Provincial Examinations, Grade 12 final grades, and the return of textbooks and resource...
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Schools not in session on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

May 30, 2014
​As you may already know, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced that a second week of rotating, one-day strikes will take place throughout the province next week. The BCTF’s decision reflects a continuation of their job action related to teacher contract bargaining. Locally, the Teachers’ Federation has directed its members in our...
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Elementary Summer School Cancelled

May 30, 2014
At the May, 27, 2014 Public Meeting, the North Vancouver Board of Education approved the cancellation of the 2014 Elementary Summer School program. Due to limited funding for the program, and an inability to charge fees to ensure that all costs are covered, the School District is unable to offer the...
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May 29, 2014 - BCTF Rotating Strike Action

May 20, 2014
Schools are not in session on Thursday, May 29th due to BCTF Rotating Strike Action - Letter to all North Vancouver School District Parents and Guardians on May 20, 2014:

As you may be aware, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced this morning a series of rotating, one-day strikes to occur throughout the...
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Land, Learning and Livability Public Open Houses

February 07, 2014
Lucas Centre Site and Cloverley School Site
The Board of Education is seeking public input as it undertakes a land management process that will identify options for repurposing of the Lucas Centre and Cloverley School sites.

Two public open houses will be held to inform the community on the process, and to...
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Through the Child's Eyes: Worries and Wonders

February 03, 2014
​Queen Mary Parent Advisory Council (PAC) presents a parent workshop on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. in the Queen Mary Community School Gym.  Please pre-register at queenmarypac@gmail.com or phone 604.290.2384. Click here for more information This event is co-sponsored by the Carson Graham Family of Schools' PACs: Braemar,...
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New Community Garden at Queen Mary - Public Event

January 17, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 , between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.  The North Shore Community Garden Society would like to expand the Queen Mary Community Garden.  Please attend the public event.  Your input and ideas are important.​ The event will be held at:
North Vancouver City Hall Community Room
141 West 14th Street
North Vancouver BC
Please...
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Queen Mary Family B-B-Q

April 30, 2013
When:  Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Where:  Queen Mary School (Keith Road site) front lawn by the canopy. All QM Families, Friends and Communty Members are Invited! Please come out and enjoy a free hot dog or hamburger, chips & drink.  There will be entertainment & face...
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Curriculum Implementation Day

January 10, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013 is a District Wide Curriculum Implementation Day.  Parents are invited to attend an afternoon lecture session featuring guest speaker Dr. Stuart Shanker​

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Information about Class Building and Student Placement for the 2019-20 School Year

May 20, 2019
​ At this time in the school year we begin to look at class organization for the next school year. Parent input is valued - to learn more about how you can be part of this process, click HERE.
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2019-2020 school fees, calendar, and bell schedule have been posted.

May 04, 2019
​To access school fees information for next school year, click HERE
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Noon hour and after-school programs for students at QM - Winter Term

January 19, 2019
​For informatin and registration click HERE
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Support our school library through INDIGO

September 16, 2018
​INDIGO has "adopted" Queen Mary!  Donate to our school library  - LINK HERE for more information
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QM PAC Website-Become involved in our school community!

September 02, 2018
​Visit the Queen Mary PAC  Website to find out how you can become involved!
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2018-19 School Fees

May 05, 2018
​Information now posted - link HERE
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2018-19 Kindergarten Orientation

May 04, 2018
​Thank you parents, guardians, and care givers for joining us for our Kindergarten orientation events!  We hope yu and your child enjoyed the time spent at Queen Mary.  If you were not able to attend the evening information session you can access the presentation slides HERE.
We will be sending information specific to...
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Elementary Band and Strings Program

April 15, 2018
​Registration now open: Link HERE
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NVSD Summer Learning Programs

April 15, 2018
​Registration begins May 1st - Link HERE
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Order your Queen Mary T-shirt now!

March 04, 2018
​Link to order form HERE
The Queen Mary PAC is excited to offer Queen Mary t-shirts that feature our student-designed and student-approved logo.  Order yours today, and celebrate your Queen Mary Spirit. A portion of the proceeds will support QM emergency preparation. Last Day for Orders: Thursday, March 15.  

...
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​IB Mix and Mingle - for parents/guardians – At Queen Mary on MONDAY, February 19th Games, fun, food, prizes! 5:45 – 6:30 in the library. Babysitting provided.

January 21, 2018
Learn more about the IB Programme at Queen Mary – opportunity to also share your feedback and enjoy social time with other parents and teachers.
FLYER   ...
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NVSD New Registrations and Transfer Requests for Grades 1-12 for the 2018-19 School Year

January 07, 2018
Registration for priority placement consideration begins: January 29, 2018.  Deadline for priority placement: March 9, 2018 (by 4:30 p.m.) Register at the Education Services Centre, 2121 Lonsdale Ave. 
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Support our school by shopping at INDIGO!

September 16, 2017
​ Our school has been "adopted" by INDIGO!  Shop at Indigo between now and Oct 8th (online or in the North Vancouver store) and our school library benefits! - to find out more click HERE.
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Parent Consent Forms Are Officially Online!

September 15, 2017
​ We are pleased to announce that four parent consent forms are officially available via School Cash Online. We kindly request all parents/guardians to login, fill out the forms and submit before September 21, 2017. Click here: https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com.
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Did you collect your child’s report card as yet?

July 17, 2017
​​All parents/guardians are urged to contact their child’s school directly to obtain a copy of their child’s report card before July 7th or after August 28th. 
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Having trouble accessing your child’s report card?

July 11, 2017
​ ​Parents/Guardians, please contact your school directly to obtain a printed copy of your child's report card before July 7 th   or after August 28 th . 
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Online completion of NVSD forms - Info for parents/guardians

June 25, 2017
As of August 29, 2017 online access to school forms will be available via School Cash Online.   More information HERE 
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School Fees and School Supplies Information for 2017-18

June 11, 2017
​All School Supplies and School Fees information can be found on the Principal's Messages page (scroll down past the weekly messages) - LINK HERE

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2019-2020 school fees, calendar, and bell schedule have been posted.

May 04, 2019
​To access school fees information for next school year, click HERE
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QM PAC Website-Become involved in our school community!

September 02, 2018
​Visit the Queen Mary PAC  Website to find out how you can become involved!