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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Students return to school on Tuesday, September 4!

August 29, 2018
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) welcomes everyone back to school on Tuesday, September 4! See the information, tips, and helpful links below to make your return to school as simple and smooth as possible.
  • New to the district or have a child ready for kindergarten?  Ensure they are registered by contacting your catchment area school directly. If you are not sure which your catchment area school is, use our School Locator tool.
  • Start times and bell schedules vary for each individual school.  Visit your school website for details or contact your school directly.
  • Please read and complete the important forms that will be sent home with your child during the first week or two of school, and over the course of the year.

  • Does your child have their school supplies? Visit your school website for details or contact your school directly for a current list as each grade may vary.
  • Arrange transportation, designate a safe meeting spot, and practice the routine:
    • If walking, ensure you know the route your child will take.
    • If carpooling, introduce your child to all carpool drivers.
    • If taking transit, determine times and bus stops.
  • Attend school events. Check your school’s website calendar regularly for important and interesting events to attend.
  • You can help reduce vandalism on school property by joining the Vandal Watch network of citizens. For more information, visit our School Vandal Watch page.
  • Here is a list of great resources from the B.C. Ministry of Education to help ease the transition and get ready for back to school

  • Learn what you can do to help your child stay safe and learn healthy lifestyle habits this school year with back to school tips and resources from Health Link BC. 
  • ICBC has provided some helpful back to school driver and pedestrian safety tips here. 
  • For safe driving and pedestrian tips, plus other Community Safety resources, see this website from the Coquitlam RCMP.

  • For Back to School Safety Information and Tips from the Coquitlam RCMP, see this website. 
  • Other helpful links:


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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828