About Us

Samuel W. Shaw School at a Glance

  • Our middle school is organized to meet the unique learning needs of adolescents.
  • Innovative and experienced educators are organized in teams and augment each other's strengths in order to support each learner.
  • Students are supported to understand themselves as learners, set goals, develop strategies and assess their learning through the development of student learning plans.
  • We have two Paced Learning Programs
  • Students have many ongoing and rich opportunities to experience integrative learning through an inquiry approach
  • Rich curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular programs are offered
  • Lunch supervision is provided for Grade 5 and 6 bussed students as well as for registered program users.
  • Daily physical education program is provided by our PE teaching team
  • Learning is supported within virtual and physical spaces that provide rich digital and text resources.
  • School wide activities that promote a healthy, active living and an exciting school culture
  • Parents are encouraged to volunteer in the school.
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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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