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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...
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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. 
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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...

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,...

Celebrating The 2018/19 Book of the Year Contest

June 07, 2019
Earlier this year SD43 Middle School Teacher librarians selected ten new fiction titles for students to read over the school year.  After reading each book, students from Banting Middle School,  Moody Middle, Hillcrest Middle, Minnekhada Middle, Maple Creek Middle, Scott Creek Middle, Maillard Middle and Summit Middle Schools  completed a short...

Port Moody Secondary Students Participates in Mock Crash For Safety Awareness

May 29, 2019
For most teenagers, getting a driver's licence is an exciting milestone that represents freedom and independence.  But getting behind the wheel can also be risky.  Although youth injuries and deaths from vehicle crashes are declining, they are still unacceptably high. Unsafe choices associated with driving and being a passenger in a...
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SD43 Students wins top awards at the Concours d'art oratoire

May 24, 2019
About 10,000 students from across British Columbia competed, 209 made the provincial finals, including four students from School District 43  that won at Canada's largest, annual French-language public speaking competition,  Concours d'art oratoire   hosted by the Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon on May 4, 2019.  The competition is open to all students, grades 6 through 12,...
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School District 43 raises $29,000 for KidSport Tricities at the Annual Golf Tournament

May 13, 2019
The School District 43 hosted yet another successful Annual KidSport Golf tournament on May 5, 2019 . The participants from the School District raised $29,000 for KidSport Tricities. 
The winning team members were Shawn Silverstone, Selwyn Tam, Jamie Askew, and Troy Cunningham. 
The Tournament committee would like to thank all of our sponsors...

SD43 students win first place at the Coquitlam Library Science Expo

May 15, 2019
​School District 43 students participated in Coquitlam Public Library's 4th annual  Science Expo on May 2nd, Thursday at the City Centre Branch library.  T he event was open to students from grades 4 to 12, where students were able to enhance their skills in scientific  thinking and communication and share their passion for science and technology!...

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