Diefenbaker Elementary School


School News

Latest Coronavirus Update from District

Please see the attached update from our Superintendent and Ministry of Health (Chinese Translation also attached). Thank you and please contact the school...

New Principal!

On Monday February 3rd, 2020 we welcome Ms. Huey Wong as our new Principal at Diefenbaker!  We also want to wish Ms. Stapleton well as she begins as Principal...

Schools are OPEN - Thursday January 16th, 2020

Schools will re-open today in SD38.  Please make sure that you stay safe on your travels to school today!

Schools Closed Today - January 15, 2019

Dear Families, SD38 schools will be CLOSED today due to snow.  There is NO SCHOOL TODAY.  We wish you a fun and safe day in the snow!  

Hip Hop Performance

We are looking forward to our Evening Hip Hop Performance: Wednesday December 18th, 2019, 6pm, at Hugh Boyd Secondary School.  Students arrive at 5:30 for...

Peace Assembly

Diefenbaker will be holding our Remembrance Day Peace Assembly on Friday November 8th, 2019, at 11am.

PAC Hot Lunch Monday October 28th

Thank you to the PAC for another Hot Lunch on Monday October 28th.... pizza!

Halloween 2019

Primary Students Costume Parade 9am.  Parents are invited to stand in the hallways and view the costume parade as it winds its way around the school! Grade 5-7...

Student Photo Retake Day Friday November 15th, 2019

Any students who need to retake their individual school photo can do so on Friday November 15th, 2019, at 9am.

Pro-D Day Friday October 25th, 2019

There is No School for students on Friday October 25th.  Staff will be working on professional development, and will be attending conferences and workshops.

Book Fair! October 22, 23, 24, 2019

Diefenbaker Library is pleased to host the Scholasic Book Fair from Tuesday October 22nd to Thursdy October 24th, 2019!  Book Fair will be open from 8:15-8:45...

New School Bell Schedule for 2019-2020

Over the past several months, the Richmond School District has undertaken a significant consultation process with stakeholders, staff and parent advisory...