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!

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Events and News

Principal: Mrs. Becky Puterbough

Secretary: Mrs. Kathleen McCormack

 

Phone: 250-378-2514

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

First Bell: 8:25 am

Recess: 10:10-10:25 am

Lunch: 12:05-1:00 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

Jun
4
Fri
Breakfast Program at DVE
Jun 4 @ 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Program at DVE

A nutritional breakfast will be bagged and ready for students to pick up before class starts.

This program is funded party by the PC Children’s Charity “feeding hungry minds” Grant!

Hot Lunch Today
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Jun
7
Mon
Breakfast Program at DVE
Jun 7 @ 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Program at DVE

A nutritional breakfast will be bagged and ready for students to pick up before class starts.

This program is funded party by the PC Children’s Charity “feeding hungry minds” Grant!

Hot Lunch Today
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Jun
8
Tue
Breakfast Program at DVE
Jun 8 @ 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Program at DVE

A nutritional breakfast will be bagged and ready for students to pick up before class starts.

This program is funded party by the PC Children’s Charity “feeding hungry minds” Grant!

Hot Lunch Today
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Jun
9
Wed
World Wellness Day
Jun 9 all-day
Breakfast Program at DVE
Jun 9 @ 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Program at DVE

A nutritional breakfast will be bagged and ready for students to pick up before class starts.

This program is funded party by the PC Children’s Charity “feeding hungry minds” Grant!

Jun
10
Thu
School Wide Uzume Drumming Workshop
Jun 10 all-day

 

Uzume Taiko

Uzume Taiko celebrates the rhythm of life itself with shows that wow audiences through a uniquely

theatrical blend of music and dance. They have hand crafted a unique brand of West Coast

Canadian taiko drumming that offers a visual, sonic and dynamic experience to their audience.

Awarded “ArtStarts Champions” for their commitment to touring, Uzume Taiko has performed taiko

drumming in schools, festivals and community venues across BC since 1992. The group has

toured their evening concerts, festival and youth shows across North America, the United Kingdom

and Europe. Uzume Taiko brings a vibrant, contemporary sensibility to an ancient art.

Virtual Taiko Drum Workshop

This Workshop has four components:

  1. A Virtual Uzume Taiko Drum Performance.
  2. DIY Drum Objects and Drumsticks.
  3. Participation in a live ZOOM Taiko Basic Drills Drum Lesson.
  4. Practice Taiko Drumming with online videos.
Breakfast Program at DVE
Jun 10 @ 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Program at DVE

A nutritional breakfast will be bagged and ready for students to pick up before class starts.

This program is funded party by the PC Children’s Charity “feeding hungry minds” Grant!