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 Hot WeatherHappy Summer!

With this very unusual school year now complete, we want wish all of our families and safe and happy summer!  Please check our school and district websites for information about school start up towards the end of August.  Thank you for all your support this year!

6/25/20207/3/2020Joanne Berka6/25/2020 1:30 PMJoanne Berka6/25/2020 1:34 PM
 InformationDid you miss our virtual parent information event?

Check HERE for a link to the presentation by Superintendent Jordan Tinney and other helpful resources.

6/17/20206/17/2020Sheila Reynolds6/9/2020 9:59 AMSheila Reynolds6/18/2020 11:27 AM
 InformationLive virtual parent information event June 8

Supt. Jordan Tinney will cover important topics & address parent questions and concerns. Check HERE for more information and a link to the live event.

6/4/20206/8/2020Sheila Reynolds6/4/2020 9:21 AMSheila Reynolds6/4/2020 9:21 AM
 AlertReminder to Complete Survey Re: Attendance June 1

If you have not already completed the survey for each of your children, please check for an email sent by your child's teacher with the link to the form.  We would like these completed no later than Wednesday, May 27 at noon, earlier if possible.  If you have any questions, please call the school.

5/26/20205/27/2020Joanne Berka5/26/2020 7:09 PMJoanne Berka5/26/2020 7:09 PM
 AlertAll Schools: In-class instruction suspended indefinitely

The BC government has suspended all in-class kindergarten through Grade 12 instruction indefinitely to help contain the spread of COVID-19. See the district's COVID-19 updates HERE

​In addition, all rentals and community use of Surrey & White Rock school facilities (except childcare) have been cancelled until May 31. Please contact for refunds or further info.

School playgrounds are also closed until further notice, and the District Education Centre and other district buildings and offices are currently closed to the public.

5/6/20205/15/2020Sheila Reynolds3/17/2020 4:24 PMSheila Reynolds5/7/2020 9:41 AM
 InformationDogwood Dolphin School Spirit Day!-

Put on your Dogwood t-shirts or school colours (blue) and take a photo of yourself/family.  Email it to by Friday, May 8 at 3pm and it will be included in our slideshow which we will share with everyone!  Feel free to make a poster or sign sending positive messages to our 'Dolphin' community!

5/5/20205/8/2020Joanne Berka5/5/2020 12:04 PMJoanne Berka5/5/2020 12:06 PM
 AlertParent Contact Information

By now, you should have received intial contact from your child's teacher via email.  If you have not heard from your child's teacher please send them an email.  Teacher email addresses can be found on our website under About Our School>school staff list

4/1/20204/10/2020Joanne Berka4/1/2020 5:40 PMJoanne Berka4/1/2020 5:40 PM

Ordering for April to May online lunch orders is now open. 

3/4/20203/13/2020Debbie Rogal3/4/2020 9:10 AMDebbie Rogal3/4/2020 9:10 AM
 AlertCanuck Place Cookie Day Fundraiser EXTENDED to TOMORROW- Feb 28

We have a few remaining cookies for sale Fri. Feb 29 for our "Canuck Place' fundriaser.  Bring $2 to buy a cookie at recess.  Parents are also welcome to come and purchase cookies from the office before and after school Friday to take home for friends and families!  Thanks for helping Canuck Place!

2/27/20202/28/2020Joanne Berka2/27/2020 2:43 PMJoanne Berka2/27/2020 2:43 PM
 AlertNon Instructional Day Friday Feb 21, 2020

There is no school for students Friday, Feb. 21

2/20/20202/22/2020Debbie Rogal2/20/2020 2:43 PMDebbie Rogal2/20/2020 2:43 PM
 AlertCanuck Place Cookie Day Fundraiser EXTENDED to TOMORROW- Feb 20

NEW DAY ADDED...please bring $2 and get a cookie at recess to support Canuck Place.  M & M Cookies provided by Subway.  

2/19/20202/20/2020Joanne Berka2/19/2020 10:30 AMJoanne Berka2/19/2020 10:30 AM
 InformationEarly Dismissal at 1:30- February 11th

This early dismissal day is designated for assessment, reporting and program planning by teachers.  Parent conferences will be held on our next early dismissal day- May 13th.

2/5/20202/11/2020Joanne Berka2/5/2020 11:08 AMJoanne Berka2/5/2020 11:11 AM
 SnowFebruary is Kindness Month at Dogwood!

Our February 'Super Power' is Kindness!  Our staff and students have planned some great activities and events this month to highlight Kindess.  Please see the newsletter below under 'Announcements' and check your email!

1/31/20202/29/2020Joanne Berka1/31/2020 4:06 PMJoanne Berka1/31/2020 4:06 PM
 InformationReady, Set, Learn Event- January 29 8:45am

3 & 4 year olds and their parents/caregivers are invited to our RSL event at Dogwood.  Join us in the LIbrary for story time from 8:45-9:15am on January 29th

1/22/20201/29/2020Joanne Berka1/22/2020 2:08 PMJoanne Berka1/22/2020 2:08 PM
 InformationSchool is Open!

Please disregard the alert indicating schools are closed. All schools are OPEN today (Jan 16).

1/16/20201/16/2020Christopher Poon1/16/2020 8:13 AMChristopher Poon1/16/2020 8:36 AM
 InformationSchool Open Please walk to school

Our school is open, however the car drop off area is blocked by snow, therefore no access.  Please walk if you can.

1/14/20201/13/2020Debbie Rogal1/13/2020 7:54 AMDebbie Rogal1/13/2020 7:54 AM
 InformationThrowback Thursday

Our next spirit day is this Thursday, January 9th!  Dress in your favourite 'throwback' decade style and earn house team points!

1/6/20201/9/2020Joanne Berka1/6/2020 1:59 PMJoanne Berka1/6/2020 1:59 PM
 SnowDonut Day- Dec 19th

Our grade 7 students are selling donuts on Dec. 19th at recess to raise money for camp.  Bring $2 if you would like to purhcase.  Donuts will be provided by Krispy Kreme (not guaranteed to be nut free).

12/16/201912/19/2019Joanne Berka12/16/2019 10:30 AMJoanne Berka12/16/2019 10:30 AM
 InformationGrade 7 Band Concert- Dec 18

Our grade 7 students will be performing for their parents and our school on Wednesday, Dec 18 at 10:45am.

12/16/201912/18/2019Joanne Berka12/16/2019 10:28 AMJoanne Berka12/16/2019 10:28 AM
 InformationXmas Sweater/ Colours Spirit Day- Monday, Dec. 2

Help kick off the Holiday season...wear your Christmas sweaters, green & red and other holiday-themed gear and earn points for your house team!

12/1/201912/2/2019Joanne Berka12/1/2019 9:48 PMJoanne Berka12/1/2019 9:48 PM
 SnowChristmas Hamper Donation Drive- Nov. 25 to Dec. 13

Students are encouraged to bring donations for our Christmas Hamper Donation Drive!  Items that will be collected include new, unwrapped toys, non-perishable food, gift cards or cash donations.  Donation bins are located in our main hallway.  Thank you!

11/23/201912/13/2019Joanne Berka11/23/2019 1:32 PMJoanne Berka11/23/2019 1:32 PM
 InformationNo School Friday, Nov. 8 and Monday, Nov. 11

Schools are closed on Friday, Nov. 8 for a Pro-D day and Monday, Nov. 11 for Remembrance Day.

11/7/201911/11/2019Joanne Berka11/7/2019 12:34 PMJoanne Berka11/7/2019 12:34 PM
 AlertHalloween Reminders

**A reminder that School District Policy strictly prohibits students from bringing weapons or replica weapons to school.  This includes toy weapons that are part of a costume.  Please also try to avoid overly scary or gory items that may bother our younger students.

10/30/201910/31/2019Joanne Berka10/30/2019 4:50 PMJoanne Berka10/30/2019 4:50 PM
 InformationMonday October 21 - Limited Parking

Dogwood is a polling station for the Federal Election on Monday.  Parking will be at a minimum, please try to walk your child to school or plan for delays getting your child to school or picking up at the end of the day. 

10/18/201910/22/2019Debbie Rogal10/18/2019 10:53 AMDebbie Rogal10/18/2019 10:53 AM
 InformationEarly Dismissal Oct. 10 @ 1:30pm

All students dismissed at 1:30 for parent teacher conferences

10/9/201910/10/2019Joanne Berka10/9/2019 12:55 PMJoanne Berka10/9/2019 12:55 PM
 InformationPicture Day Tomorrow

Student Picture day is tomorrow, Thursday October 3rd in the morning. 

10/2/201910/4/2019Debbie Rogal10/2/2019 8:46 AMDebbie Rogal10/2/2019 8:46 AM
 Hot WeatherMeet the Teacher/PAC BBQ- SEPTEMBER 25

Join us for the PAC BBQ from 5:30-6:30.  You can meet the teachers between 6-7pm.  This is a time for your child to show you their classroom and meet their teacher.

Pre- orders only for BBQ, no sales at event.

9/25/20199/25/2019Joanne Berka9/25/2019 2:44 PMJoanne Berka9/25/2019 2:46 PM
 InformationPAC Meeting Monday, Sept. 9

All parents are invited to our first PAC meeting of the year.  Monday, Sept. 9 at 8:45am in the Music Room

9/8/20199/9/2019Joanne Berka9/8/2019 6:40 PMJoanne Berka9/8/2019 6:40 PM
 InformationSchool Starts Tuesday, September 3

We look forward to seeing you all back on September 3.  Grade 1-7 students attend from 10-11am.  Kindergartens attend from 10:30-11am.

8/21/20199/3/2019Joanne Berka8/21/2019 5:50 PMJoanne Berka8/21/2019 5:50 PM
 InformationSummer Office Hours

The office will be open for registrations from Monday, August 26 to Friday, August 30 from 9am-2pm

8/21/20198/30/2019Joanne Berka8/21/2019 5:46 PMJoanne Berka8/21/2019 5:46 PM
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