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Welcome to Albert McMahon Elementary School

Albert McMahon is a busy and vibrant learning environment, offering a well-rounded program of academics, fine arts and athletics to a population of 385 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. We are situated in a growing neighbourhood and we welcome new students regularly. Visitors to our school routinely comment on our excellently behaved and courteous students. We take pride in our inclusive school culture, and we have programs in place to meet the needs of all students. Albert McMahon's behaviour support program is entitled the S.H.A.R.P. Program, an acronym for Safe, Helpful, Accountable and Respectful and Positive. Our SWAT (Students with an Aptitude for Teaching) grade 5 and 6 leaders can be found with their little reading buddies each day for fifteen minutes of reading tutor time. The Peer Counselling program involves training senior students in communication and leadership skills. The Peer Counsellors act as friends, helpers and resource people to students in the school. In addition, students who help others benefit by developing a greater sense of responsibility, self-confidence, and an understanding of others. Extra-curricular sports are popular at McMahon, with cross country running, basketball, volleyball, and track and field teams. We also have a busy schedule of intramural floor hockey for junior and senior students.

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MATH PROBLEMS

 

GRADE K TO 3

100 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!

We are planning a 100th birthday celebration in our classroom. There are 6 tables and 20 students in our class. What is the best number of students to seat at each table and how many balloons should decorate each table?

 

GRADE 4 TO 6

BOWLING PARAGRAPH FRAME 1

Oscar scored 50 points fewer in his second bowling game than in his frist game. His total score for two games was 376. How many points did he score in each game?

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BELL SCHEDULE CHANGE

Click here for new bell schedule.

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GROWTH PLAN

Click here to view the 2014/15 Growth Plan

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BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR 2015/16 SCHOOL YEAR

Families are advised that registration of students who will be seeking bus transportation for the 2015-16 school year will run from May 4th, 2015 through June 30th, 2015. In order to ride a district school bus all new and returning riders must register. School District policy applies to all applications and can be viewed HERE on Mission School District's website.

Students that qualify to use district transportation services but who have not registered by June 30th will not be guaranteed a seat on a bus. Any registrations received after the June 30th deadline will incur a 20% surcharge fee.

Registration can be done in person at the School District Office at 33046 Fourth Ave during regular business hours 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F. If you are unavailable during those hours, alternate arrangements can be made by calling 604.826.6286 ext. 3246

School bus

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bullying

E.R.A.S.E BULLYING

CLICK HERE to view a very resourceful website created by the Ministry of Education on bullying. "Expect respect and a safe education".

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inclement weather

Inclement Weather

In case of problematic weather arriving and causing school closure decisions, district-wide or partial, please click on this link: http://www.mpsd.ca. ***NEW*** You will see an area where you can now sign up with the school district to get an email when the schools are closed. Please take advantage of this new service. Decisions about school schedules and bus route changes are generally made before 6:30 a.m. This allows for the most current weather information to factor into the decision. The final decision to send students to school resides with parents since they best know the road and weather conditions in their respective areas.

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Contact Us:

Albert McMahon Elementary
32865 Cherry Avenue
Mission, BC, Canada
V2V 2V1

Tel: (604) 826-0274

Fax: (604) 826-1760

Principal Dave Cyr
Vice Principal Michael Abercrombie

Secretary: Crystal Mulholland

News:

Unscheduled School Closures
> latest info (**NEW** When you've clicked on the link, be sure to sign up to receive an email when the school is closed!!)

March 2015 newsletter

 

Events 2014/2015:

 

Thursday, April 2nd - Pop Up Dollar Day! This month's treat: Spring Themed Surprise!

Friday, April 3rd - GOOD FRIDAY - no school

Monday, April 6th - EASTER MONDAY - no school

Thursday, April 9th - PAC meeting at 8:30 a.m.

Friday, April 10th - Lifetouch pictures due back to the office

Saturday, April 11th - Shred-A-Thon at Mission Library (10:00 am to 2:00 pm)

Monday, April 13th - Hot Lunch - Domino's

Monday, April 20th - Hot Lunch - Pita Pit

Monday, April 20th - Get Boy Smart seminar - CLICK HERE

Wednesday, April 22nd - Earth Day

Monday, April 27th - Hot Lunch - Boston Pizza

Thursday, April 30th - Newsletter online

 

JUMP SMART!

Starting September 2014 at Albert McMahon... a pre-school program based on "Kiddikins" a kinesthetic learning program.

CLICK HERE!

 

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED

Click here for more information!