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Indigenous Welcome Pole Unveiling Ceremony at the new Education Learning Centre (School Board Office)

September 01, 2022

On August 30 th , invited guests and SD43 trustees, leadership, and staff witnessed the awakening of the welcoming poles in the front reception are of the new Education Learning Centre. Indigenous artist and carver Brandon Gabriel of the Kwantlen First Nation created the poles and...

Project of Heart at Centennial Secondary School

July 06, 2022
  A job well done to Centennial Secondary’s BC First Peoples 12 class for creating a new piece of art displayed at the school!

On June 21st, Centennial Secondary School students unveiled the Project of Heart, an inquiry based, hands-on, collaborative, inter-generational, artistic journey of seeking truth about the...

Two Grade 9 students from École Riverside Secondary School wins first and second place in the 2022 National Immersion Clip Competition

June 24, 2022

On May 24 th , two Grade 9 students from École Riverside Secondary School were awarded first and second place in the 2022 National Immersion Clip Competition hosted by the Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals (ACPI). The competition invited French immersion students from grades 4 to 12 enrolled full-time...

TD Commercial Banking donation to the Two Sisters Legacy Project at École Kwayhquitlum Middle School

May 20, 2022

On Wednesday, May 17th, Grade 6/7 students from École Kwayhquitlum Middle School invited representatives from TD Commercial Banking to join their drumming circle to thank them for their generous support.
TD Bank provided a $5000 cheque to support the Indigenous drumming program at Kway called the Two Sisters Drumming Legacy Program...

Red Dress Day 2022 at SD43

May 13, 2022

On May 5th, É cole Dr. Charles Best Secondary Social Justice students displayed red dresses in front of the school to help raise awareness and honour the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIW) and two spirit people.

The Red Dress Project began as a commemorative...

Moose Hide Campaign Day 2022

May 13, 2022

​ On May 12, Rachel Smith, Heritage Woods Secondary School student, spearheaded the 11th annual Moose Hide Campaign Day, a movement where Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys stand up against violence towards women and children.

Inspiration for the Moose Hide Campaign came to founders Paul Lacerte and his...

SD43 Golf Classic Event Raises $41,000 for KidSport Tri-Cities

May 09, 2022
School District staff, Coquitlam Principal Vice Principal Association, Coquitlam Teachers Association, & Canadian Union of Public Employees 561, participated in the annual SD43 Golf Classic presented by Polygon on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at the Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club in Coquitlam in support of KidSport Tri-Cities. KidSport,...

Celebrating RAC Week (February 13-19, 2022)

February 18, 2022
Join the RAC Climate Change and Covid Caring Movement this RAC Week February 13-19, 2022! 
What is RAC and when did it start? ​ RAC stands for Real Acts of Caring and was created by grade 4 and 5 students in the Coquitlam School District in 2005. RAC is doing...

Energy Wire February Newsletter

February 15, 2022
SD43 Sustainability and Energy Management Newsletter An initiative from SD43's Facilities Department - Energy Management and Sustainability  In this month's  newsletter, Port Moody Secondary School graduate Jade shares her version of sustainability art, celebrating Real Acts of Caring (RAC) Week (Feb 13-19) focusing on climate change and covid caring this year, announcing a new District-Wide...

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