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Welcome to Mission Public Schools


Mission Public Schools is dedicated to providing our students with an educational environment that nurtures the development of an Educated Citizen. Our community is on the unceded ancestral territory of the the Stó:lo people. Mission, British Columbia offers breath-taking views in the Fraser Valley, an hour west of Vancouver and 15 minutes north of the U.S. border. With a population of approximately 40, 000, we are known as the ‘city with the great big backyard’. 

Mission Public Schools District serves a diverse population of students from K to 12 benefiting from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities. We have a reputation for safe and caring schools that welcome students and parents into an educational partnership focused on student achievement. We have schools in urban and suburban communities and in beautiful rural landscapes that offer programs of choice such as: outdoor education, French Immersion, arts based curriculum, traditional, and alternate education. We have 12 elementary schools, two middle schools, a high school, alternate school, home distributed learning and a college.  

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Mission Public Schools values:  

Watch this video to learn more about our district.



To obtain more information about career opportunities with Mission Public Schools, click here.


Click here for more information about SOGI 123

 

District News

Raising Digitally Responsible Youth


Parents,

Please join us for an informative presentation about cyberbullying, other online threats, and educating children on responsible use of technology. Topics include current social media apps and trends, research on brain development and technology, the long-lasting impact of “digital footprints”, and tips and tricks to use at home.

Tuesday May 22, 2018, 6:45pm at Heritage Park Middle School Cafetorium, 33700 Prentis Avenue Mission, BC

Raising Digitally Responsible Youth- Flyer

Please RSVP by email to: Aleksandra Zwierzchowska

Summer School

 

Mission Public Schools is pleased to announce the addition of several summer programmes for students.

Designed for students who have not successfully completed core academic courses during the regular year.  Students undertake a 40-hour course (or courses) over mornings in July at Mission Senior Secondary to help them complete the course and support their transition to the next grade. Each class is approximately two hours a day. For more information, please email Aleksandra Zwierzchowska

Riverside College is offering a trade's summer camp from July 3rd - July 20th 2018. Students will be learning Carpentry, Plumbing, and Electrical wiring. Registration is available at Riverside College.

 

Fraser Health on SOGI 123


A letter was written by Dr. Andrew Larder in support for health benefits of the Ministry of Education SOGI 123 Initiative. Click here to view the letter.

Annual School District Retirement Dinner - June 15, 2017


This annual event honours those retirees who have dedicated their careers to the children, families and community of the Mission Public School District. Congratulations and best wishes as you journey into new found adventures!
      - Board of Education

To view pictures of the retirement party, please click here.

 

2018 / 2019 School District Calendars


At the Public Board meeting held on March 13, 2018, the Board approved the school district calendar for the 2018 / 2019 school year. Click here to view the approved calendar.

Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule for Grades 10-12


Rob Fleming, the Minister of Education, provided an update on the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule. For more information click here to read full details.

Annual School District Retirement Dinner - June 15, 2017


This annual event honours those retirees who have dedicated their careers to the children, families and community of the Mission Public School District. Congratulations and best wishes as you journey into new found adventures!
      - Board of Education

To view pictures of the retirement party, please click here.

Bus Registration Letter to Parents for the 2017/2018 School Year


Dear Parents/Guardians:

In order for your child to ride the School Bus the following steps must be adhered to:

  • Every potential bus students must be registered in order to ride the school bus.
  • Parents may complete the registration on-line at www.mpsd.ca - Transportation Link.
  • Students are not authorized to ride the school bus until they are notified by the Transportation Department. If authorized to ride the bus, the notification will provide the Bus Route information details.
  • Parents will be notified if the Transportation Department is unable to accommodate the request for busing.
  • If a student is not registered for bus service, or if we are unable to accommodate your request, students must not try to access a bus. Students that are not registered will not be picked up; they will be left at the bus stop.
  • Once registered, students may only ride the bus they have been assigned to. Any exceptions must first be authorized by the Transportation Department, as the bus drivers must be notified in advance.

New Release - Testing for Lead in Drinking Water - April 4, 2017


In consultation with the Province of British Columbia and Fraser Health, the Mission Public School District tested the water in 14 School District buildings from over 150 sources to measure the amount of lead in the water at each source. The tests resulted in 39 fountains being decommissioned, one fountain being replaced, re-piping the plumbing for a second fountain that was being replaced, and where necessary installing signs to advise that the water from the faucet or sink must be flushed for 2 minutes before use.

News Release - Water Testing Program - April 4, 2017
Water Testing News Release Attachment
Policy for Testing Lead Content in Drinking Water

Province announces $2 million investment in rural teacher recruitment

(BCSTA Update, March 14, 2017)

On March 14, 2017, the Province announced that it will be investing $2 million to enhance efforts in the recruitment and retention of teachers and other qualified education sector professionals in rural school districts.

The announcement was made by Education Minister Mike Bernier and Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Education Linda Larson. On his last conference call with BCSTA Board Chairs, the Minister acknowledged feedback that he had received from districts and advised that the issue was being reviewed.

In October, BCSTA Provincial Councillors passed a motion on recruitment and retention in rural and remote school districts that requested help from the Ministry of Education in the form of funding and increases in retention allowances.

Read the announcement: Province invests $2 million for rural teacher recruitment

Information for Caregivers and Families of Mission Public Schools


Mission Public Schools is pleased to announce its partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley in a school based opportunity for third year social work students to connect with Mission families and act as community navigators, offering a diverse range of supports and connections to local resources.

Please see the following link for further details: UFV Caregiver Opportunity for Mission Families

Student Transportation - Refunds


We are pleased to announce the Ministry of Education has approved the School District's transportation funding submission.

To view the Press Release, please click here

Cheques will be issued prior to November 15th.

This information has been circulated to schools, stakeholder groups and has been submitted to Mission City Record for circulation.

On Behalf of the Superintendent of Schools


Correspondence has been received from Minister Bernier of the Ministry of Education regarding engaging parents on student reporting. There will be community meetings scheduled in 10 communities across the Province over the coming months for parents to ask questions and share input. This correspondence has been sent to all school Principals for sharing with their school communities at their earliest convenience.

For further information, please click here to see: Minister Bernier's letter