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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

WITCHES TRANSPORTATION

There were 20 witches who needed to get to the witches' convention in California. 12 lost their brooms so they needed to broom pool. There were 8 brooms, but no more than 4 could fit on a broom and no less than 2. Explain with pictures, words and/or numbers how you are going to get them all there.

 

GRADE 4 TO 6

DISAPPEARING COOKIES

Kathy had fun baking lots of cookies. She left them on a plate to cool while she went shopping with her dad. Her brother saw the cookies and took 1/2 of them to his Scout meeting. Her sister took 2/3 of teh remaining cookies to share with her friends. Finally, her mom took 1/2 of the remaining cookies to her Book Club meeting. When Kathy and her dad got home, there were only 5 cookies left on the plate. How many cookies had Kathy baked?

 

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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 2014/15 SCHOOL YEAR

Families are advised that registration of students who will be seeking bus transportation for the 2014-15 school year will run from April 22 through June 30, 2014. 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!!)

January 2015 newsletter

 

Events 2014/2015:

 

Sunday, February 1st to February 7th - 19th Annual Burn Awareness Week Program Click here

Sunday, February 1st -Deadline to register for the 15th Annual Optimist Talent Show

Monday, February 2nd - Hot Lunch - Hot Dogs

Monday, February 2nd - Kindergarten Registration starts. Click here for further information

Wednesday, February 4th - Deadline to register for the Red Cross babysitting course.

Friday, February 6th - Candy gram orders due

Monday, February 9th - Family Day - NO SCHOOL

Thursday, February 12th - PAC Meeting - 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 12th - Candy grams delivered

Friday, February 13th - ProD Day - NO SCHOOL

Monday, February 16th - Hot Lunch - Panago Pizza

Wednesday, February 18th - Babysitting Course: 2:30 to 4:30

Monday, February 23rd - Hot Lunch - Pita Pit

Wednesday, February 25th - Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday, February 25th - Babysitting Course: 2:30 to 4:30

Thursday, February 26th - Books for Bedtime/Ready Set Learn - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, February 27th - Half Day Assessments - Students dismissed at 11:00 a.m.

 

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!