Mission Statement

Welcome to the community of Diamond Vale Elementary where we strive to "Be the Best We Can Be"!  Working together with our parent community, we strive to offer each child a safe and supportive environment in which to foster the intellectual development of each child, develop and strengthen talents and build the skills necessary for a happy and productive life.  We aim to educate the hearts and minds of our school community.

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A few reminders …

  • Please make sure that you call the school when your child is going to be absent.
  • It is important that you update the school when your contact information changes.
  • Please call  prior to 2:00pm if you have a message for your child regarding after school pick-up.
  • As students are dismissed at the outside doors, parents please wait outside to avoid hallway congestion.
  • Please call the office if you would like to arrange a meeting with your child's teacher.

Bell Schedule:

First:      8:25  am

Recess:  10:10-10:25 am

Lunch:   12:05-1:00 pm

End:       2:30 pm

News and Events

Meet The Teachers Night - Sept. 20

Come meet all of your child's Diamond Vale teachers! Wednesday September 20th from 5:30 - 6:30 [more]

Hold off on supplies!

Please wait until classes have been settled before buying a bunch of supplies that your child may not need.  We are asking that you only purchase these BASIC supplies.  (Please click the accompanying link).  Teachers will hand students supply lists once things are settled. 201707070858 [more]

PARENTS COME JOIN PAC!

Parents please come out Wednesday, September 13th at 2:45 to our first "Diamond Vale PAC" meeting.  Our PAC is responsible for many activities which benefit the students and community alike.  Many of the great things our kids get to do would not have been possible without the financial [more]

Contact us:

Principal:  Mr. Dan Duncan

Secretary:  Mrs. Lori Yurkowski

Phone:  250-378-2514

Address:  2675 Coldwater Ave, Merritt, BC V1K 1B2

School Calendar

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Tea picking trip 8:45 am
Tea picking trip
Oct 3 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Gr 4,6,7 to Sunset Main for Tea picking.
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X-Country run @ Central 11:45 am
X-Country run @ Central
Oct 4 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Runners off to Central Elem.
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NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
Oct 9 all-day
Thanksgiving.
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X-Country run @ Bench 11:45 am
X-Country run @ Bench
Oct 11 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
“Sash Run” @ Bench
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Ricci + Marklund to Pumpkin Patch 9:30 am
Ricci + Marklund to Pumpkin Patch
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Princeton Run 12:00 pm
Princeton Run
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
X Country team to Princeton at 10:15
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Photo Retakes
Photo Retakes
Oct 18 all-day
 
‘WE Day’ 5:30 am
‘WE Day’
Oct 18 @ 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
Leadership kids to Vancouver for WE Day
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“Fall Fling” Dance 6:00 pm
“Fall Fling” Dance
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
DV PAC will again be hosting a District wide dance for students in grades 5-7. Watch for further info.
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No school – Pro-D
No school – Pro-D
Oct 20 all-day
School not in session
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