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SD43 receives 10,000 masks and 56 500ml containers of sanitizer donation from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office

September 25, 2020

​School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) thanked the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) for their generous donation of 10,000 masks and 56 500ml containers of sanitizer. The donation will help the school district provide additional safety measures for the students and staff. 
SD43 Superintendent Patricia...

SD43 receives $10,000 donation from Port Moody Foundation to provide Port Moody Grades 6-12 students more access to laptops and/or internet access

September 28, 2020

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is pleased to receive a generous donation of $10,000 from the Port Moody Foundation for the purchase of laptops and/or internet data plans for Port Moody students enrolled in grades 6-12 in support of the SD43 “Bring Your Own Device" initiative or remote learning...

Gleneagle Secondary School hosts TedX "Fuelling the Fire"

February 14, 2020

Gleneagle Secondary Con-X leadership students Jasmine Choi, Deon Feng, Phia Guan, Lucas Hung, Jiwon Hwang, and Olesya Kondrateva hosted the school’s third TedX event, “Fueling Your Fire” on January 23, 2020 at Gleneagle Secondary.

The planning committee called for an audition to select students, Maya Tharp,...

School District 43 receives robot donations from Finger Food Advanced Technology

January 30, 2020
​ Several years ago, Michael Hind from the Tri Cities Chamber of Commerce introduced Superintendent Patricia Gartland to Ryan Peterson of Finger Food Advanced Technology Group, a local technology company that was, at the time developing into a global technology innovator.  Mr. Peterson and Finger Food expressed interest in partnering with...

Pitt River Middle School Random Acts of Kindness

December 16, 2019
​Pitt River Middle school students handed out coffee and treats in downtown Poco last week as part of their Random Acts of Kindness initiative. Many locals enjoyed meeting the students and enjoying some Christmas cheer, including Poco Mayor Brad West ​and a number of city councilors.  ​

SD43 celebrates the 10th annual Reelstars Film Festival

October 17, 2019

Over 200 School District 43 animation & film students produced and showcased their short films at the 10th year anniversary of the "Reelstars" Film Festival on September 26 at the Hollywood 3 Cinemas Pitt Meadows.​

The Reelstars Film Festival has been organized by the District’s Media Local Specialist Association. Its members...

Orange Shirt Day is brighter than ever on September 30th

October 17, 2019

Many School District 43 schools supported Orange Shirt Day on September 30th, a day to remember and honour residential school survivors. 
Gleneagle Secondary
On September 30, 2019, a group of Con-X Leadership students from Gleneagle Secondary School organized an Orange Shirt Day event to raise awareness of residential schools and current issues that...

SD43 Community supports Orange Shirt Day!

September 30, 2020
September 30th is Orange Shirt Day, an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children.  ​Below are pictures of how schools across the district are supporting Orange Shirt Day because #EveryChildMatters!
Kwayhquitlum Middle School


Birchland Elementary School announces new partnership with Port Coquitlam Fire Fighters Charitable Department

September 25, 2019
​Birchland Elementary School welcomed parents, students and staff to a new school year and announced a new partnership with Port Coquitlam Fire Fighters Charitable Department at the Community Barbecue on September 12, 2019. An initial $1500 was donated to support Birchland Elementary’s Breakfast Program and the Port Coquitlam Fire Fighters will...

SD43 Summer Learning a success for summer learners

August 30, 2019
School District 43 Summer Learning Program boasts yet another successful year in providing engaging learning opportunities for students over the summer holidays.  
SD43's 2019 Summer Learning program was a huge success with over 7,000 course registrations , 300 more than in 2018 for grades 1-12 courses offered at 9 elementary,...

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