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Why learn French?

Learning a second language is an opportunity for students to experience a whole new world. In this age of information, communication, technology and travel, every different learning opportunity opens more career doors to students. Learning a second language not only increases self-confidence and independence, but also strengthens the language skills in the mother tongue. The District recognizes that French Immersion programming benefits the cognitive and social development of students, as well as their opportunities for career advancement, in Canada and abroad. We believe this approach also promotes broader acceptance and understanding among our students.

Is my child eligible for French Immersion?

French Immersion is a District Program of Choice, open to all students resident in School District #33. Prior knowledge of the French language is not required when entering at the Kindergarten or Grade One level (Early), or Grade Six (Late). If your child is not already a registered Chilliwack School District student, please be sure to register him or her at your catchment area school prior to applying to this District program (Early or Late Immersion), as entry into the program is not guaranteed.

How can I support my child?

There are so many ways you can support your child in their learning, such as reading with them and exposing them to a wide variety of experiences, and being in French Immersion is no different. Please visit https://cpf.ca for further information regarding French language education and your role as a parent. 

Information & Announcements

CUPE Skills, Training and Enhancement Fund

Applications for the new CUPE Skills, Training and Enhancement Fund will be accepted twice annually for adjudication. All CUPE staff are eligible to apply to this fund. Further information and application forms can be found in the staff section of our website

AD Rundle Middle School Integrated Arts and Technology Cohort (grade 6 - 8)

The Chilliwack School District is pleased to offer an Integrated Arts and Technology opportunity at AD Rundle Middle School beginning September 2020 for students in grades 6 - 8.

An integrated arts and technology approach encourages curiosity, open-mindedness, and a willingness to think "outside the box" within an interdisciplinary, collaborative learning environment.

School Bus Safety Tips

For Drivers

  • The large AMBER alternating flashing lights warn motorists that the school bus is about to stop to either load or unload students; slow and stop if it is safe to do so.
  • The large RED alternating flashing lights warn motorists to STOP as the school bus is either loading or unloading students.
  • Drivers must STOP in either direction whenever you see flashing RED lights on a school bus.
  • After stopping for a school bus, don't start moving again until the bus moves on or the driver signals that it's safe by turning off the lights and pulling

Ride 360 Bussing App

Does your child ride the bus? Get instantly notified if there are any disruptions or delays on your route! The free Ride 360 App provides parents and guardians direct access to their students bussing schedule, while allowing Transportation to send timely notifications and alerts. Download Ride360 from your App provider today! 

Learn how to access your student information on the app, by viewing the User Guide.

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