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Happy Administrative Professional's Day - April 24, 2024 Featured Photo

Happy Administrative Professional's Day - April 24, 2024

This special day recognizes the dedication, hard work, and invaluable support provided by clerical, administrative assistants, and office professionals who play a pivotal role in keeping our district running smoothly. Let's celebrate their outstanding efforts at the Sea to Sky School District. Thank you for all that you do!
Feeding Futures Hot Lunch Pilot Featured Photo

Feeding Futures Hot Lunch Pilot

We want everyone to know that these lunches are available for all families. We have included a sliding scale payment option to allow for families to access this program and pay what you can. Please note that the sliding scale option to adjust the cost is the last option after the checkout process prompts you along.
Please read more about this great opportunity!
Celebrating Earth Day in the Sea to Sky School District - April 22, 2024 Featured Photo

Celebrating Earth Day in the Sea to Sky School District - April 22, 2024

Today is Earth Day, and we are thrilled to celebrate our planet with the global community. At the Sea to Sky School District, we are committed to fostering an eco-conscious mindset, starting in the classroom and extending to our communities. We encourage students, staff, and families to participate in activities that protect and conserve our Earth. Together, we can make a positive impact and create a healthier planet for generations to come. Happy Earth Day!
Spring Fling 2024 Featured Photo

Spring Fling 2024

Hello Mamquam Families,

Mamquam PAC is looking for people to help out with the planning of this years Spring Fling, happening Thursday, May 9. We need a group of 5 or so people to join us in organizing this fun family event! Please reach out [email protected] if you are able to help. The time commitment will be minimal, and areas we need a hand with include things like booking a face painter, purchasing/asking for donations of concession items, and canvassing local businesses for raffle prizes.

We have a bin set up for donations of stuffed animals to have as prizes this year. If you have stuffies to donate, please bring them to the school and place them in the black bin in the lobby near the piano. Deadline to donate will be Monday, May 6 as we need time to get them all cleaned up and ready to go to their new homes!

We also are looking for donations of prizes for our raffle. We are looking for kid friendly donations (they can use their prizes tickets to enter a raffle to win), and adult prizes (we will sell raffle tickets for these). If you have something to donate, please reach out to the same email address as above.

Thank you so much for all your support! We wouldn’t be able to put these events on without you!

Tickets will be available to purchase through your School Cash Online account beginning next week. You will receive an email once the tickets are live! Tickets to the event will be on a list at the front entrance of the event and game tickets will be delivered to your child at school the week of the event.

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Principal's message

Mamquam Elementary School has a clear mission and some strong core values.  As a staff we see ourselves as a family.  We focus on the success of all students, and hold ourselves accountable for high excellence across the curriculum—in academics, athletics, fine arts and career programs.  We put our students first, and you can feel this when you walk into our building.  We are keenly aware that students learn best in a safe, secure and respectful environment supported by strong connections between school and community.
Perseverance, Purpose and Authenticity
We believe that we can only cultivate perseverance and determinations by building an environment/school culture where all students feel safe, respected, encouraged to take risks and try new things, and are intrinsically invested in their learning.   Further, we believe that students are intrinsically invested in authentic learning environments, where they see the purpose and reasoning for each learning intention, and are willing to enter into a framework for success.    It is our belief that working in this area will enable more students to move from meeting expectations to exceeding expectations in reading, writing and numeracy and all areas of their competency development.
Our Enduring Understandings as a staff:
* If we focus on common coherent curriculum and effective instructional strategies, then students will become creative and critical thinkers.

* If we work together to create common coherent curriculum that identifies and describes what developmentally appropriate creative and critical thinking learning outcomes are, then we will have a tool to help guide the planning of instruction and assessment of CCT outcomes

* If we continually develop the instructional expertise of our teachers, then teaching will be strengthened and all students will learn in deeper and more meaningful ways

* If we live a structure of reflective practice, then our instruction will improve over time
* If we live a structure of co-plan, observe, share feedback, reflect, co-plan and repeat then our instruction will improve over time
*If we embed Social Emotional Learning instructional strategies, students will become better critical and creative thinkers through social situations. Growth Mindset, Positive Behaviour Support, Self Reg Strategies, Zones of Regulation, Mindfulness...  
*If we develop a school wide authentic literacy and numeracy plan, students will improve reading, writing and oral language skills that provide an essential foundation to Creative and Critical Thinking skills

*If we use arts infusion as a strategy, students will be able to develop their creative and critical thinking skills through the arts. 
*If we measure creative and critical thinking outcomes, this will bring attention to those outcomes and help us understand how we are doing and what is next