School opening Monday, September 22, 2014

Welcome back and the staff at MQS are very looking forward in seeing all the students this coming week!

Grade 1-6 students are in school Monday, September 22nd, from 8:50 to 12:00 and attend school full time Tuesday, September 23rd from 8:50 to 3:00 pm.

Kndergarten students begin Tuesday and have a gradual reentry to school the week of September 23rd to 26th.
Beginning Tuesday, September 23rd the Kindergarten students are in school the following times:
Tuesday, September 23rd: 8:50 – 10:30
Wednesday, September 24th: 8:50 – 12:00
Thursday, September 25th: 8:50 – 1:30
Friday, September 26th: Kindergarten students attend school the whole day from 8:50 – 3:00

More detailed information will be emailed to parents and caregivers Sunday afternoon.

If you have any questions please email or contact the school.

Rose Mackenzie

Transition back to school information

September 17, 2015

Please read the link below which provides the latest update and information from the Superintendent of Schools, Lisa McCullough, on next steps in the event the teacher contract tentatively settled on Tuesday is ratified this week.

SD48 Sept 17 2014 Letter to Parents

Further information will be forthcoming the next couple of days. Please call Rose Mackenzie, School Principal if you have any further queries at 604 898 3601 or email

Labour Dispute Update

We have received notice that a tentative deal has been struck between BCPSEA and the BCTF. Both parties are finalizing details and will be seeking member and board ratification over the next few days. We are currently working on a plan to begin instruction and will have further information to you as soon as possible.

Welcome to Mamquam Elementary School!

Dear Parents and Caregivers:

This letter from Superintendent Lisa McCullough contains the latest information regarding the ongoing labour negotiation and school opening. Sept 1, 2014 Letter to Parents Also see this letter sent three days prior. Aug 29 2014 Letter to Parents

This link will take you to the new BCParentInformation page which will provide you with bargaining news from the Province. The Parent Support menu link at the top of that page will take you through the $40/day application process.

Rose Mackenzie
Principal, Mamquam Elementary

Please check our website daily for information regarding school start up. We will endeavor to keep you informed in a timely manner via the website and emails home.

A letter was sent from the Superintendent of Schools this past Friday, August 22nd. In the event you did not receive the letter via email please see link

August 21 2014 Letter to Parents