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.


Find our new PIZZA WEDNESDAYS order form and the most recent HOT LUNCH order form under the Parent Info tab, then Hot lunch orders!


Principal: Mr. Kevin McGifford

Secretary: Mrs. Angela Russell

Phone: 250-378-2514

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

First Bell: 8:25 am

Recess: 10:10-10:25 am

Lunch: 12:05-12:56 pm

School Finishes: 2:30 pm

Attendance Information

  • Our school uses Automated Student Absence Reporting (Safe Arrival) to help ensure the safety of our children. If your child is going to be late, absent or leaving early please let us know by calling 1-844-434-8117 before 9:00 a.m. You can also report child absence on line at go.schoolmessenger.ca or using the school messenger app.
  • It is important that you update the school when your contact information changes.
  • We would like you to call the school prior to 2:00pm if you have a message for your child regarding after school pick-up.
    Please call the office if you would like to arrange a meeting with your child's teacher.

School Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Social Media Safety & Digital Literacy – Presented by White Hatter 7:00 pm
Social Media Safety & Digital Literacy – Presented by White Hatter @ Online Virtual Webinar
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dear Diamond Vale Community, We would like to invite you to attend an informative presentation for Parents on Social Media Safety & Digital Literacy.  Our goal in offering this opportunity to our DVE Community is to provide our families with a relevant presentation.  This year, we have contacted The White Hatter and they have made[...]
Pro-D Day (No School) 8:30 am
Pro-D Day (No School)
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Pro-D Day (No School)
Enjoy the long week-end!
Family Day (No school) 8:30 am
Family Day (No school)
Feb 15 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Family Day (No school)
Family Day – No school today!
Crazy Hair Day – Diamond Day
Crazy Hair Day – Diamond Day
Feb 19 all-day
Crazy Hair Day - Diamond Day
Diamond Day FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19th  Crazy Hair?  Don’t Care! Bring your school spirit to next Friday’s Diamond Days!  Maybe add a diamond or sapphire to your crazy do!  
Hot Lunch Today 12:00 pm
Hot Lunch Today
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Hot Lunch Today