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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Requirements Under BC's New Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

November 04, 2019
​BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It supports the gathering of immunization records by Public Health. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction, including those that are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in First Nations...

Superintendent's Halloween Letter to Parents/Guardians

October 29, 2019
​ October 29, 2019  A Message to Parents and Guardians: Halloween Appropriateness 
Halloween across all schools in SD43 is a fun and festive day which brings the school community together.  Typically, the time around Halloween is incident-free and very respectful.  From time to time, a few students “in character” push...

Superintendent Patricia Gartland Welcomes Students and Families

September 04, 2019
SD43 Superintendent of Schools Patricia Gartland welcomes all students back to school. Read more here: Superintendent's Welcome Letter

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
​The Province of British Columbia and the Ministry of Education today announced funding for a new elementary school in Coquitlam's Burke Mountain and three classroom additions for other School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) schools. Totaling $73.3 million, the announcement includes a new elementary school for the Sheffield-Partington area of North Coquitlam...

Fraser Health Update re: Measles

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019
Dear Students, School Staff, and Parents,

As you have heard, there is a measles outbreak at three schools in Vancouver. Please note that this is a localized outbreak and that students who are attending schools not connected to the outbreak have not been exposed. There is no evidence of...

District Winter weather update

January 05, 2017
​Please see attachment for details SD43WinterWeatherUpdate.Jan5.pdf

Time to Talk Middle

December 09, 2016
​Please see attachment

Winter is here!

December 02, 2016
​Please see attachment regarding winter school procedures

Safe and sound First Aid training

October 14, 2016
​ On October 21 2016 Safe + Sound First Aid Training Ltd. will be running a Red Cross Babysitting course for 11-15 year olds in Coquitlam. This course is likely to be of interest to many of the families of children attending your school and we'd really appreciate it if you would...

Safety message from BC Hydro

October 12, 2016
​Please click on the following link from BC Hydro regarding safety precautions relevant to the upcoming storm.   https://www.bchydro.com/safety-outages/stay-safe/safety-outside/safe-distance.html  

Author David Bouchard Presentation Wed, Oct. 26

October 05, 2016
​7 pm Hillcrest Middle school gym

Terry Fox fundraiser

September 20, 2016
​ Terry Fox Fundraising Info for 2016 "TOONIES FOR TERRY"   ***Wear your favourite hat to school and donate $2.00 on Thursday, September 22 nd !***   ***GUESS HOW MANY CANDIES ARE IN 1 OF THE 14 JARS!***   $2.00 a GUESS   ( Before and after school on Wednesday, September...

Legacy Books

September 14, 2016
​Come to the PAC BBQ and create a legacy for your child! Read the attachment to learn more.

Aspenwood Yearbook 2015/2016

June 02, 2016
Yearbook is now on sale!   School Cash On Line Orders Only   Last day to purchase is Wednesday, June 8th, 2016.

Summer Learning

March 29, 2016
See attachment for details

Girl Empowerment

March 09, 2016
Sole Girls Spring Activity Club for Grade 3 - 5 Girls

POPCORN SALE

March 01, 2016
Friday, March 4th: grades K-2 Thursday, March 10: grades 3-5

Satisfaction survey for Parents

January 25, 2016
Any parents interested in completing a satisfaction survey provided by the Ministry, please go to the website provided on the attachment.  You will need a password.  In order to receive a password, please email Mr. Giles directly and one will be provided.

Late Montessori information for Gr. 4+5 students

January 05, 2016
the Late Montessori Program parent information evening will be held at Montgomery Middle School on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

Winter activities

December 08, 2015
Please see attachment for more information.

Aspenwood Cares: Donations needed

November 12, 2015
Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),

Ms Kirkhope’s and Ms Kemp’s Grade 4/5 classes will be working on a holiday project called Aspenwood Cares.  All students will create Christmas crackers and donate them to seniors and people in need. Please have your children bring toilet paper rolls (without toilet paper) and chocolates like Kit Kat...

Book Fair a Huge Success!

October 30, 2015
Thank you to the Aspenwood Community for supporting our Scholastic Book Fair. A huge thank you to all the parent volunteers. We couldn't have done it without you! We raised $1900 in cash and $700 in book fair books.

Winter weather information

October 29, 2015
Please see attachment for information regarding extreme weather conditions and school closures.

Lost and Found

June 17, 2015
Lost and Found  display will be in the lobby from Monday, June 22 noon to Thursday, June 25 noon.  After that, unclaimed items will be donated to charity.   Many thanks for your support!

Parent Appreciation Tea at Aspenwood!!

June 04, 2015
See attachment for details

Lost and found items

May 20, 2015
Please check the lost and found items (currently moved to the lobby at the front entrance of the school) for any belongs that may belong to your child(ren).  Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity by 4 pm on Friday (May 22).   Thank you

Grade 1-2 Choir

May 08, 2015
12:15 - 12:45pm in the Music Room on Thursday, May 14, 21, 28 and June 4   Presentation of songs: Thursday, June 4, 12:30-12:45pm, in the Music Room

Scholastic Book Fair a Huge Success

May 05, 2015
Thank you to all volunteers and community members who contributed to the success of our second book fair. The library raised $2600 worth of money and books!

Possible Summer Learning Programs at Aspenwood - Parent Survey

February 03, 2015
Parents who live in the Aspenwood Elementary community:   SD43 is investigating the possibility of offering a Summer Learning program at Aspenwood Elementary.  Your participation in a brief survey will assist us in our planning.   The tuition-free (for BC residents) program would run from July 7 to 24 (9am to...

INPORTANT INFORMATION - ASPENWOOD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

January 23, 2015
ASPENWOOD KINDERGRATEN REGISTRATION FEBRUARY 3, 4, 5, 2015 – IMPORTANT INFORMATION Kindergarten registration begins on February 3 at 8:00 am . Our school secretary will hand out numbered registration forms for parents to fill out. We will have tables set up in the gym to complete the forms.   To ensure registration...

***SPIRIT WEAR FLASH SALE***

January 12, 2015
  ***SPIRIT WEAR FLASH SALE*** If you missed your opportunity to purchase any of the Aspenwood Spirit Wear you have another opportunity.  Sales have been extended for one more week.     Log on to your account at   www.munchalunch.com  to place orders.  Sales will be available until Wednesday January 21st!!    Thank you...

Aspenwood Choir Information

January 06, 2015
Intermediate Choir for Grades 3 to 5 started on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am to 8:40 am. in the music room until May 8th. New members are welcomed as well as continuing members.

Pyjama Day

December 15, 2014
Please join us Friday morning for shared reading in your children's classrooms from 8:45-9:30 am.

Organic Recycling Awareness Campaign

December 12, 2014
School District 43 is going Green! “Food isn’t waste, so put it in its place”   Starting January 2015, School District No.43 (Coquitlam) is joining Municipalities, public and private organizations throughout Metro Vancouver to reduce waste in local landfills.   School District No.43 (Coquitlam) is taking action and enforcing the mandate of recycling...

Aspenwood Winter Concert

December 10, 2014
Just a reminder that all students should arrive at school 15 minutes before the concert at 6:45 pm

Winter Concert Finale Song

December 02, 2014
Open attachment to practice finale song which is sung by all students at end of winter concert. One track is vocal and one is instrumental.

Aspenwood Spirit Wear

November 21, 2014
ASPENWOOD SPIRIT WEAR AND GRADE 5 HOODIES ARE ON SALE!!!

Wondering what size to order? Come to the lobby to try on samples prior to ordering. PAC members and volunteers will be on hand to assist you in getting the right fit.    WHEN?  Tuesday Nov. 25th 8:15AM-8:40AM THURSDAY NOV. 27th...

Aspenwood Concert Choir

November 04, 2014
Dress Code for Choir on Friday, November 7th   White collared top and black pants / skirt

Scholastic Book Fair a Huge Success

October 31, 2014
Thank you to the Aspenwood Community for supporting your school library. The book fair brought in $2400.  A huge thank you also to the parent and student volunteers.

Aspenwood Cares: Donations needed

October 27, 2014
Toilet paper rolls, candy and good quality, shiny Christmas paper needed. Please read attached notice.

Summer Arts Camps at the Evergreen Cultural Centre

May 20, 2014
Summer Arts Camps at the Evergreen Cultural Centre Explore your creativity this summer! The Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Arts Camps are taught are educational, hands-on, and above all, they’re fun! This year we’re proud to present a host of diverse arts camps, including two weeks of our popular Kids on Stage theatre...

Kindergarten Registration Information

January 07, 2014
Parents are welcome to photocopy the necessary documentation on their own prior to coming to the school, but it is essential that the orginals are brought to the school on the day of registration so that the school staff can visually verify the copy.

Emergency Preparedness Information

October 17, 2013
Today, Aspenwood students participated in an earthquake drill. Here is some information about w hat to expect and what you can do in the event of an earthquake. The information was provided by "Emergency Preparedness- Port Coquitlam".

Head Lice Information from Fraser Health for Parents

October 24, 2011
Check out new link to Fraser Health for information for preventing lice under Parents, Educational Links.

Health Link BC

October 21, 2010
Health Link BC is the gateway to access, non-emergency health information. www.HealthLinkBC.com  

Aspenwood Elementary School

2001 Panorama Drive, Port Moody BC
V3H 5G8
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