Arthur Hatton Elementary

Principal: Deb Piggin (

Vice Principal: Lori Bradstock (

Mailing Address: Arthur Hatton Elementary
c/o HGEC 245 Kitchener Crescent
Kamloops, BC  V2B 1B9

Physical Address: Arthur Hatton Elementary
315 Chestnut Avenue
Kamloops, BC V2B 1L4  Google Map
Phone: 250-376-7217  Fax: 250-377-2238

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    Lead Testing in Drinking Water at SD 73
    by Stacey Gilbert - Thursday, 15 June 2017, 6:17 PM

    Lead Testing in Drinking Water at SD73

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    New Safe Arrival Procedures
    by Lori Bradstock - Friday, 4 November 2016, 2:21 PM


    Arthur Hatton Elementary is joining the School District’s new Safe Arrival System starting Monday, October 31st. As of that date, parents will no longer be leaving a message on our school answering Safe Arrival line. The new system will handle the majority of parent contact (including phone calls) when a student absence is unexpected.

    The new system also allows parents to interact directly with the system in the following ways: by phone when the system calls you, or when you want to initiate a call to notify that your child will be absent; using the internet through a login controlled web page interface; with a smartphone app (iOS and Android version-both available for free). Starting Monday, all parents are asked to please report student absences before 8:30 am on the day of the absence (you can also report absences in advance, if they are known).

    To report an absence you may choose to: call the toll-free # 1-844-350-2647; access the following website: ; or download the Synrevoice Technologies Inc. app by searching for SafeArrival School Connects. Please choose the reason for your child’s absence from school: sick, appointment, family vacation, etc. Don’t forget to wait for the confirmation number to ensure your child’s absence has been recorded.

    A registration email will be sent to parents in advance. These emails are not spam and will contain specific parent login information for the system, as well as, instructions on how to log in as a parent to report your child’s absences.

    If you do not connect with the system by 8:30 am on the day of your child’s absence from school, and when the teacher has completed attendance for his/her class, then a report will be dispatched for all students absent without a reason. The system will then proceed to call home and cell phone numbers until you are reached (this part will be put into effect on Tuesday, November 7). Each number will be called up to 5 times. It is important that your home and cell phone numbers, along with email addresses are kept current.

    Thank you for your help in this very important part of our efforts to keep all of our children safe.

    The administration and staff at Arthur Hatton.

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    Bright Red Book Bus
    by Stacey Gilbert - Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 2:55 PM

    Come visit the Bright Red Book Bus every Wednesday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    New Curriculum - Letter and Information for parents
    by Anthoney Rempel - Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:13 PM

    A letter from the Deputy Minister of Education, Mr. Dave Byng, will be coming home with your child early next week, outlining the changes in curriculum, assessment, reporting and graduation.  Please see the attachment for copies of this letter.

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    Scholastic Book Fair
    by Anthoney Rempel - Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:54 PM

    Mark your calendar!
    The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Arthur Hatton Elementary.
    The book fair will be in the library on May 25, 26 and 27th.
    The fair will be open from 8:30 to 3:30.
    Don't miss out on this literacy fundraiser for our school library!

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    Unplug and Play
    by Stacey Gilbert - Friday, 15 January 2016, 1:12 PM

    Unplug and Play Family Literacy Week is from January 23rd to 30th. Our goal is to encourage families to disconnect somewhat from their electronic devices and spend more time playing and interacting together.  Many free community activities will be offered throughout the week for families to enjoy.

    Students will also be able to complete challenge sheets at home with their families for a chance to win a prize!

    Click on this Facebook Link for more information

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    Holiday Gift Shop
    by Stacey Gilbert - Friday, 20 November 2015, 1:36 PM

    The PAC's Holiday Gift Shop will be open for students on Monday November 23rd to Wednesday November 25th.  Students will shop with their classes at designated times and will be able to purchase Christmas gifts for their families.

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    October 23 Newsletter
    by Anthoney Rempel - Friday, 23 October 2015, 9:40 AM

    The newsletter is now posted on our site.  Thanks again to all of you who came to the school this week to meet with teachers.  We appreciate your support!

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    Bright Red Book Bus
    by Anthoney Rempel - Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:17 PM
     Bright Red Book Bus Summer Schedule for 2015

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    Scholastic Book Fair is coming!
    by Anthoney Rempel - Friday, 8 May 2015, 1:14 PM

    The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Arthur Hatton Library.
    Mark your calendars as the book fair will be open for 3 days only!
    Tuesday, May 26th         8:30 - 3:00
    Wednesday, May 27th    8:30 - 3:00
    Thursday, May 28th        8:30 - 3:00