Mission Statement

We, the students, staff and parents of Merritt Bench Elementary school are committed to making our time here a positive experience by working and learning together with respect for ourselves and others, striving to do our best in all that we do.

A Few Reminders…

  • Please make sure that you call the SAFE Arrival when your child is going to be absent, 1-844-434-8117 or visit go.schoolmessenger.ca or download and use the schoolmessenger APP.
  • It is important that you update the school when your contact information changes.
  • Please call  prior to 1:30pm 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.

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Connections

Principal:  Ms. Carmella Mathieu

Secretary:  Mrs. Vicki Klassen

Phone:  250-378-2528

Fax:  250-378-5289

Bell Schedule

First Bell:  8:25 a.m.

Recess:  10:00-10:15 a.m.

Lunch:  12:00-1:00 p.m.

School ends:  2:30 p.m.

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1:00 pm Come Read With Me-Grade 1
Come Read With Me-Grade 1
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
To all Grade One Parents and Caregivers This is how our time together will look:   45 minutes:  Meet in the library. Parents learn ways to support their young reader at home. 15-30 minutes:  Parents and their child do a reading activity.   Register online by January 17, 2020 at literacymerritt.com/calendar. If you are unable[...]