School News

Welcome Back to a New Year at Dalkeith 2021-2022

School buses parked in a row outside of Dalkeith Elementary School
Monday, June 28, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The staff of Dalkeith School looks forward to welcoming you into the ‘’Dalkeith Family”. Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten parents will be advised by their child’s teacher between August 25th & 30th concerning the time and day of your 90-minute introductory meeting (which will take place between Aug. 31st and Sept. 1st). Regular classes for Pre-K, Kindergarten and closed classes begin on September 3rd, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. you will be contacted by the homeroom teacher to set up the appointments.

Students in grades 1 to 6 begin school on August 31st at 9:00 a.m. The school cafeteria will also be open on August 31st, 2021.

You will be receiving information about the school bus schedule and location of your child’s bus stop from the School Board at the end of August, if your child is eligible for transportation.

The school dress colour code is navy blue or black bottoms and white tops. No particular company has been designated for purchasing this clothing, however, Wal-Mart has been recommended as having some of the best deals on white T-Shirts. Throughout the year there will be free dress days designated, and you will be notified.

Fees: The lunch supervision fees are: 1 child, 225$; 2 children or more is 350$. (A subsequent letter explaining the school and lunch fees structure can be found online and invoices for LUNCH supervision fees will be sent home at the beginning of the school year by the Daycare Technician.)
If your child is in Daycare, s/he does NOT pay for lunch fees.) Please do NOT send lunch supervision payment until you are billed by the Daycare. If your child is in a closed classroom, you will be informed of the fees in September.

(The lunch period is from 12:30 to 1:25 p.m.)

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten teachers will be ready to accept payment of school fees on the first day. All Students registered in Daycare do NOT pay lunch supervision fees.

All back-to-school information including calendar, supply lists etc., can be found on our website at Should you need our help, our office will be open for business on August 16th.

At Dalkeith School, the parents play an active part in the life of the school. We encourage you to get involved in your child’s education by volunteering your services or resources.

We believe that education is a partnership between the home and school. Should you have questions regarding your child’s education, please contact the school.

Have a wonderful Summer!
J. Wright, Principal


In light of the Covid-19 Pandemic, please refer to our website and that of the EMSB for the most up-to-date “return to school” information and dates. We are planning as usual for the year’s start and will follow all the safety protocols and recommendations from Santé Publique. This may require changes to our regular plans as we approach the start of the year. Updates will be posted mid-August on our website.

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