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. ​​

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