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Riverside Secondary School Launches Its Second Year with the Move4Mana Initiative

February 16, 2021

What is MOVE4MANA?
MOVE4MANA is a student-led initiative that began at Heritage Woods Secondary School in 2017 and inspired Riverside Secondary to launch their first MOVE4MANA challenge on World Hunger Day in 2019. Students and staff were encouraged to download the Active for Good app and track their physical...

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...

Asian Heritage Month Highlights

June 08, 2021
Asian Heritage Month celebrated in May was a month to recognize all the achievements that communities of Asian descent in Canada have made and continue to make. 
This year's theme was “Recognition, Resilience, and Resolve". Below are some highlights of how we worked together as a district in building a more inclusive environment...

Celebrate Your Grad 2021 with SD43 and the TriCities

June 10, 2021

​School District No 43, City of Coquitlam, City of Port Coquitlam and City of Port Moody are working together to support and recognize the graduates of 2021, who will be missing out on traditional ceremonies and events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Show support for your local graduates in the following ways:  Photo Backdrops...

SD43 was honoured to receive two Kwikwetlem First Nation flags for Como Lake Middle School and Cape Horn Elementary School

February 10, 2021

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) was honoured to receive two Kwikwetlem First Nation flags for Como Lake Middle School and Cape Horn Elementary School during a virtual flag ceremony on January 27, 2021. The flag ceremony was led by Kristina Joe, a former student of Principal Darren Stewart, who...

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.  ​