W. O. Mitchell School at a Glance

  • An inquiry-based school that focuses on engaging students through solving real problems connected to their passions and curiosities, engaging them in knowledge that matters and by making a difference in the world through connections with experts and expertise outside of school. We ensure that personalized learning experiences for students occur through intentional collaboration with the curriculum content, their peers and supportive adults. 
  • Quality is the expectation for completing tasks and assignments. 
  • The link between home and school is strong.
  • Parent involvement is visible and highly supportive. 
  • Cross-curricular programs that involve both physical activity and the fine arts. (e.g. choir, handbells, soccer/basketball and badminton intramurals) 
  • Students are provided with a variety of opportunities to showcase their successful daily classroom outcomes. 
  • Student leadership incorporates the voices of students into the school based decision making model and promotes authentic leadership skills. 
  • Computer lab of 32 Mac computers, pods of computers in the classroom, a computer research centre in the library, and a portable lab of 16 laptop computers.

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W. O. Mitchell School at a Glance

  • An inquiry-based school that focuses on engaging students through solving real problems connected to their passions and curiosities, engaging them in knowledge that matters and by making a difference in the world through connections with experts and expertise outside of school. We ensure that personalized learning experiences for students occur through intentional collaboration with the curriculum content, their peers and supportive adults. 
  • Quality is the expectation for completing tasks and assignments. 
  • The link between home and school is strong.
  • Parent involvement is visible and highly supportive. 
  • Cross-curricular programs that involve both physical activity and the fine arts. (e.g. choir, handbells, soccer/basketball and badminton intramurals) 
  • Students are provided with a variety of opportunities to showcase their successful daily classroom outcomes. 
  • Student leadership incorporates the voices of students into the school based decision making model and promotes authentic leadership skills. 
  • Computer lab of 32 Mac computers, pods of computers in the classroom, a computer research centre in the library, and a portable lab of 16 laptop computers.
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​About the CBE

The CBE is the largest school district in Western Canada. Our mission is to ensure each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, completes high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning. You can look on the CBE website for more information. ​​

Our "classrooms" look different, but we continue to support student learning. Check out this video for more info. #wearecbe https://t.co/z6XBq4mA3Q

Learn more about what students and families can expect to hear from their schools next week. Classes are cancelled and students will not be returning to their schools, but learning is ongoing. https://t.co/2k2t0CUwTV #wearecbe

Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

All city and school playgrounds are closed effective immediately to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. City parks remain open. Let’s all work together to protect the public’s health. #WeAreCBE

CBE Spring Break runs Mar. 23 – 27 for Traditional Calendar Schools, until Apr. 3 for Modified Calendar Schools. CBE Schools are closed during this time. Students and Staff, enjoy your time off, be safe and take care of yourselves. #WeAreCBE