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Welcome to Elphinstone Secondary!

2018 Student/Parent Learning Survey

Humbolt Hockey Fundraiser
Great support and participation for the Humbolt Hockey Game Fundraiser played on April 12th.  The event raised $350 for the Humbolt Go Fund Me drive.  Special thanks to Ms. Allan and Ms. Mani for putting it all together.  Great job to all the students who participated in this worthy cause.
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Get Ready for Spring 2018
Support this year’s grad class by ordering your spring flowers early!  Online sales begin March 1st follow the link below to order now.

Special Notice:  Homestays Needed
Homestays Needed Sept 9-19 for 14/15 year old students from Japan attending Elphi. 
Homestays families provide a ride to and from school (or they can take school bus  if they are accompanied by a child from the family), carpools available too,  three meals a day and a private room.  Compensation is $380.00.   Call or email Ceri Bowles at 604-989-4017 or

Download Elphinstone's new mobil app for updates and the most relevant information.
Scan the QR code image below to download the app.
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September Startup Information

School is scheduled to begin:
Tuesday, September 5th at 11:15 a.m. Questions regarding buses can be directed to Randy Gould at 604-885-1260.

New Registrations:
If you have recently moved to the Coast and you will be an Elphinstone student, please register at the school during the week prior to school start from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please make sure you bring your birth certificate and previous school report card when you register.  New students to the school district may register for busing at:  

Locker Sign Up and Activity Fee:
Lockers will be available for students during the week of August 28 - September 1st.  Students need to bring $20.00 for the Student Activity fee. Large lockers for grades 11 & 12 must be shared -- both students must pay their $20.00 Activity Fee prior to being assigned a locker. The $20.00 pays for student activities, guest speakers and spirit events as organized by the Leadership group as well as the BC Transit GO Card. Cash or cheques made out to Elphinstone Secondary School are both acceptable forms of payment. Families with special circumstances regarding fee payment may speak to either administrator to make other arrangements.  Students with outstanding fees for lost books will not be issued a locker until those fees have been paid.

Locker Sign Up Dates:  
Monday, August 28, 2017 
Grade 12        10:00am - 12:00pm
Grade 11        1:00pm - 3:00pm

Tuesday, August 29, 2017        
Grade 10        10:00am - 12:00pm
Grade   9       1:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesday, August 30, 2017      
No lockers distributed on this day

Thursday, August 31, 2017       
Grade 8 10:00pm - 12:00pm
                 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday, September 1, 2017       (Catch-up Day)  
All Grades      10:00am - 12:00pm
                1:00pm - 3:00pm

No lockers will be assigned between 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Counsellors and Course Changes
Counsellors are available Mon. and Tues. (Aug. 28/29) and Thurs. and Fri. (Aug. 31/Sept.1)… not Wednesday (Aug. 30)

School Supplies:
Pens, Pencils, Pencil Crayons, Loose-leaf Paper, Binders with dividers (1 per subject), ruler, Protractor, Scientific Calculator and a Daily Planner (optional).

Elphinstone Secondary is a scent free school.  Please refrain from wearing perfumes or colognes of any kind.

New bell schedule for Sept. 2017.  
This change will improve bus service and lower wait times for students.  Please note the new earlier start and end times.

Elphinstone Bell Schedule for 2017/18

Block 1         8:45 - 10:01 AM
Block 2         10:11 - 11:27 AM
Lunch           11:27 AM - 12:07 PM
Block 3         12:07 - 1:23 PM
Block 4         1:33 - 2:49 PM
Tutorial        2:49 - 2:59 PM

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Last Modified: May 11, 2018