School ProfileMarkstay Public School provides a nurturing environment which promotes learning as a lifelong process and enables each child to be an educated, confident, self-directed, positive member of an ever-changing global society.
Markstay Public School is a Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 school. The boundaries are from Old Wahnipitae to Warren and from Markstay to the West Arm.
There are a variety of programs offered including Core French for all grades, Early Reading Intervention, and YMCA daycare.
In our efforts to create a strong school community, we have developed many community partnerships. These partnerships provide resources for our students as well as assist in ensuring that we are able to offer meaningful learning opportunities for our students both inside and outside of the school. Many of these partnerships also support our school’s nutrition program that is offered daily.
Our community partners include:
Better Beginnings Better Futures
Canadian Hearing Society of Sudbury
Child and Family Center
Children’s Treatment Centre
Markstay First Response
Markstay Volunteer Fire Department
Markstay/Warren Lion’s Club
Municipality of Markstay/Warren
Northern Credit Union
OPP Warren Satellite Office
OPP Noelville Attachment
Our Children, Our Future
Social Planning Counci
Sudbury and District Health Unit
There are also many extra-curricular events offered at Markstay Public School. Staff members volunteer their time and lead our students in a variety of clubs and sports.
Throughout the year, there is always something happening that the students can become involved in when the school day is done.
Some of the opportunities available are:
Boys’, Girls’ and Coed Ball Hockey Teams
Cross-Country Running Club
Primary, Junior and Intermediate Track and Field
Junior and Intermediate Relay Teams
Boys’, Girls’ and Coed Volleyball Teams
Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Teams
Junior and Intermediate Soccer Teams
Throughout the year, students engage in a variety of special events, from those that support charitable causes to rich learning experiences and events that continue to build upon our strong school culture. Some of the celebrated special events include:
Change for Change
Earth Day Challenges
Fall Fun Fair
Fall Harvest Feast
Jump Rope for Heart
Piano Lessons, through community member
Grade 7/8 Ski Trip
Exceptional Needs Awareness Day
Terry Fox Run
Performing Arts Shows