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  • REGISTRATION

    REGISTRATION

    2022 / 2023 Registration Information

     

    Meadowlark School is full in planned classes in:

    • Chinese (Mandarin) - Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 3 and Grade 5 
    • Regular - Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 4 to 6

    For the regular program, in Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grades 4 to 6, we will now only accept resident students who have newly moved into the school’s attendance area. A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic. Non-resident students can enrol in another Division school with space in planned classes.


    If you are registering for Kindergarten or if you are new to Edmonton Public Schools, you must register online.

    NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

    If your child is new to Edmonton Public Schools, you can register for school online. Visit the Division website to learn how to register for school.

    MEADOWLARK SCHOOL - KINDERGARTEN MANDARIN PROGRAM

    Chinese Bilingual Kindergarten Information Video

    Thank you for your interest in Meadowlark School.  Kindergarten is an exciting time for families.  Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year begins on February 1st and ends on April 14th.  The registration process will be online this year through Edmonton Public Schools.  You may only register your child at one school within one school district. 

    For Mandarin Kindergarten registration we will be following the Division's protocol which is below:

    Elementary Chinese Bilingual**

    1. Resident students who live in the attendance area, and who are currently in the alternative program in a Division school.
    2. Resident students who live in the attendance area.
    3. Resident students who live in the program enrolment boundary, where applicable.
    4. Siblings of students currently in the alternative program at the school and who will be returning the following year.
    5. Other resident students.
    6. Non-resident students currently enrolled in the same alternative program elsewhere in the Division.
    7. Other non-resident students.

     Things to Consider:

    1. Should your child be accepted but you live outside of our transportation area, transportation will be parent responsibility.
    2. Should Meadowlark School exceed the number of applicants, a random draw selection would take place. Parents will be contacted to advise them of their next steps.
    3. If your child is unsuccessful, then you are welcome to contact the other Mandarin programs
    4. If space is not available, then your designated school’s mainstream program must accept your child.


    Kindergarten Open House Video

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities

    We are excited to bring clubs and activities back in the school!  Stay tuned for more information coming soon!

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  • School Philosophy

    School Philosophy

    It is Meadowlark School's vision to be a diverse community of successful learners, growing toward a bright future. Meadowlark School is committed to provide meaningful learning, pursue excellent achievement, practice good citizenship, promote health and wellness, and prepare all students to face the challenges of tomorrow.

    Meadowlark 2022-2023 Goals

    -Success for Every Student

    -A Focus on Student Well-Being and Citizenship

    -Families as Partners

    Where Learning Soars!

     

    Meadowlark's Student Rights and Responsibilities

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  • School Hours   2022-23

    School Hours 2022-23

     

                      Grades 1-6 Kindergarten
         
    Warning Bell 8:22 AM 8:22 AM
    Instruction Begins 8:25 AM 8:25 AM
    Recess 9:55 - 10:10 AM 9:55 - 10:10 AM
    Lunch 11:21 AM - 12:01 PM 11:21 Dismissal
         
    Warning Bell 12:01 PM  
    Instruction Begins 12:04 PM  
    Recess 1:34- 1:49 PM  
    Dismissal (MTWF) 3:09 PM  
    Dismissal (Thurs.)  2:05 PM  
         

     

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Welcome

Meadowlark Elementary is a Kindergarten to grade six school located in west Edmonton.  It has approximately 400 students enrolled in both the Mainstream and Mandarin Bilingual programs.  There is an on-site out of school care as well as busing service from a variety of locations to the school.   Lunch supervision is available on a user pay basis.

Meadowlark School offers a strong academic program in English and Mandarin as well as support for Early Literacy Learning and English Language Learners.  Students in the regular program also take French as a second language instruction from grades 4-6. 

Meadowlark School has a dedicated staff who provide a nurturing academic and extra-curricular environment.  Learning is often enhanced with Artist-in-Residence programs as well as other cultural activities.

 

Meadowlark Virtual Open House

Watch the Yellow Bus Basics Video

Meadowlark Kindergarten Open House Video

Chinese Bilingual Kindergarten Information Video

 

 

Principal's Message

Welcome to Meadowlark School!  We offer regular English programming and a Chinese Bilingual program from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Our staff are committed to helping students discover their passions, explore their interests and uncover their strengths.  We will challenge students to be the best that they can be; to accept their own and others' strengths and weaknesses; to celebrate successes, and to see mistakes not as failure, but as an essential part of the learning process. They will be asked to be accountable for their conduct and the development of positive relationships with others; and to assume their rightful responsibilities as learners.  At Meadowlark, we hold high expectations for students in both areas of academics and behavior.

Our staff supports all learners through an educational strengths-based approach where we collaborate, refine teaching practices and build engaging learning environments. Meadowlark staff is committed to continuous improvement and we are dedicated to a collaborative culture.  Each day we work together to achieve the collective goal of academic success for all of our students!   With the dedicated efforts of an exemplary staff, and supportive parents, we can support our students through our shared expectations of academic, social and emotional success. 

I am excited and proud to be the Principal of Meadowlark School and welcome the opportunity to be a part of your child's educational journey.  I believe it takes a community to raise a child and together we succeed! 

Working together,

Mrs. Pocklington