Larchwood Public School

Larchwood Public School
43 Main Street West
Dowling, ON P0M 1R0
Phone: 705-671-5944

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Larchwood Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 8 English program school with 100 students.  It is a small, friendly community school located in Dowling and is home to the Larchwood Lasers.

The students at Larchwood Public School are actively involved in many teacher-run co-curricular activities throughout the year.  Boys’ and girls’ basketball and volleyball, track and field, slow-pitch, floor hockey and cross country running are just some of the ways students keep active, fit and involved.

Larchwood Public School also offers students other opportunities beyond the classroom.  Science Fair, Heritage Fair, Choir, Kiwanis Festival, Battle of the Books, Math & Science Olympics and the Legion’s Public Speaking contest are some of the ways students get to demonstrate their talents and abilities.

Character development is an important part of the curriculum at Larchwood Public School.  Throughout the year the school reinforces the 10 Character Traits: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, Empathy, Integrity, Courtesy, Resilience, Acceptance, Courage and Co-operation.

Larchwood Public School has an active School Council and Fundraising committee. Together with the school, the parents work hard to raise funds for student activities and technology. Many new ideas and initiatives are being shared and discussed at their regular meetings and they are always encouraging interested parents/guardians to join in at any time. The School Council is an important advisory body.  As partners in education, the School Council is committed to ensuring that Larchwood Public School promotes a strong positive image in the community.

Larchwood Public School has e a variety of technological options to support student learning. Teachers and students can access iPads, Chromebooks and desktop computers daily and SMART boards are used regularly to enhance classroom activities. The staff at Larchwood Public School is a dynamic and enthusiastic group of professionals who are dedicated to providing quality education for all students.

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