Saint Mary's Elementary

Bell Schedule / Safe Arrival

First Bell Supervision begins inside the classroom (Students cannot be dropped off prior to 8:45) 8:45 - 8:55
In Class Instruction 8:55
Staggered Recess 10:00 - 10:45
Staggered Lunch (Students stay at school) 11:25 - 1:25

P-6 Dismissal


Students are recorded as absent by their homeroom teachers if they are not in their homeroom by 9:00 am for the playing of O’Canada.

SAFE ARRIVAL:   To report your student absent, you can use any of the following methods:


Toll-Free Number
Parents/guardians can call 1-833-582-6940 to report future absences using an automated system.  Excuse your child(ren) for the day (only option) and should they arive late or after an appointment etc., it will be updated in the system.

PowerSchool Parent/Student Portal
Parents/guardians can log in to to access the SchoolMessenger website to report future absences.  

SchoolMessenger App
Parents/guardians can download the SchoolMessenger app for Android and iOS devices and use their username and password for the PowerSchool Portal.

All three methods are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Absences can be reported at any time before the start of school on the day the student will be absent.  Up to five consecutive absences can be recorded at once.

Please do not leave personal messages for students on the answering machine as it cannot be guaranteed they will be delivered on time.

                                                                                                                Thanking you!