Queen Mary Community Elementary
North Vancouver School District
Parent Handbook

​​​​​Welcome to the Queen Mary Community Elementary Parent Handbook page.

On this page you will find important information about school routines, procedures and expectations within the following documents.
Please take the time to review and become familliar with these documents.  If you have any questions about any of the information, please contact your child's classroom teacher, the office staff or the school administrators.

Click on the following headings to link to the information.

An Introduction to Queen Mary Community Elementary

PARENT page on the NVSD website
Important Information - Frequently Asked Questions 2022-23.pdf
Reporting child absences, emergency procedures,  etc.

Collaborative Communications ​- NVSD's guide for parents and guardians
Safety Reminders for Parents REV.pdf


COVID-19: Information and Resources

Concussion Awareness, Prevention, and Management


School Calendar​

LIST of School Holidays, Professional Days and Early Dismissal

For our most up-to-date Queen Mary events calendar, please refer to the LIVE calendar on our website main page
School supplies and School Fees

Queen Mary
Routines and Expectations

Homework Guidelines for Parents.pdf
School to home and home to school
Personal Belongings and Valuables at SchoolParents as Partners at Queen Mary.pdf
Healthy Habits for Success at School

BC Fruits and Vegetables and Milk program at QM
NVSD Food Access Program in schools

Food Access Program​ at Queen Mary

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme at Queen Mary​
​Queen Mary's School Action PlanBC Curriculum - Ministry of Education Website


Communicating Student Learning (reporting and assessment):

NVSD Report Card Information

Information specific to Queen Mary
School and District Programs and Services

QM Support Services and Programs.pdf
Attendance Matters

Snow/Power Outage & other Emergrencies: NVSD School Closure Info for Parents
​​Queen Mary PAC

Join our Parent Group!  Meet others, and connect with the QM school community!
Settlement Workers in Schools​ - supports for families new to Canada

North Shore Multicultural Society - Services for North Shore Families - for both adults and youth

Community Programs: After School Programs for students and workshops for Parents

Listing  and Contacts of all Child Care Facilities in North Vancouver
Public Health Nurse, Laurel Lamb
Child & Youth Team, 
Community & Family Health 
ph: 604-505-8035
North Vancouver School Health Manual

Sneezes and Diseases - a guide for parents

Everything you need to know about Head Lice

- support services for youth and adults
​Community Resources for Families:
QUEST Food exchange -groceries for less!
Client card application

North Shore Food Access Map

Canadian Mental Health Association 

Support Programs offered on the North Shore

Safety Tips:

North Shore Emergency Management ​- Tips for all types of emergency preparedness for families living on the North Shore
Too Hot for Tots - Burn Prevention Tips