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Blakeburn Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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UPDATE 01/28 ~ re: Novel Coronavirus

January 24, 2020
​Update: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The B.C. Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry has just announced that the first case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in B.C. A man in his 40's who is isolated at home. The Ministry of Education will continue to work closely with the Ministry of...
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Parents Need To Submit Their Child's Immunization Record to Public Health

January 23, 2020

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...
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Read the latest Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board

January 23, 2020
SD43 invites the community to read the latest Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board presented at the Board Meeting on January 21 , 2020 by clicking here.
Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board contain information on news and events, and the many successes and achievements of our schools, students, teachers, administrators,...
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SD43 graduation rates above provincial average, Canadian education system touted ‘high-quality’

January 23, 2020

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) graduation rates are consistently above the provincial average and Board of Education Chair Kerri Palmer Isaak commented, “Once again, we celebrate the students of SD43 and their achievements. Six-year completion and graduation rates that are above the provincial average are a testament to the hard...
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Superintendent's Season's Greetings

December 16, 2019
​On behalf of School District No. 43 (Coquitlam), I would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our students, parents and employees! As we approach the holiday season after a busy fall, it is important to reflect on the year that has passed...
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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...
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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...
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Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

September 12, 2019
​ Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation​

Government has approved the Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation requiring parents or guardians to report the vaccination status of their school-age children.  This regulation comes into force on July 1 and public health units will begin implementation of the regulation in September of 2019. Recent outbreaks...
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What Is Aboriginal Self Identification

September 12, 2019
Please see the attached with respect to Aboriginal Self Identification.  Ensuring students and families self identify as having ancestry allows us to better address the diverse needs of all our Aboriginal students. Coquitlam School District 43 is committed to the academic success, cultural connection and socio-emotional development of all Aboriginal Learners....
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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

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Noon Hour Positions- Job Opportunities

September 03, 2019
​Please see the attachment if you are interested in becoming a noon hour in SD43 Coquitlam.  You must be available 5 days per week. 
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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...
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Track Attack

April 05, 2019
​Please read letter for information regarding Track Attack.
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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...
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Track Meet schedule

May 11, 2017
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Track and Field Practice

April 20, 2017
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Track and Field

April 07, 2017
​Please read this for information related to Track and Field
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FSA letter to parents

January 06, 2017
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Kindergarten Registration

January 06, 2017
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Inclement Weather

January 06, 2017
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Curriculum Letter

November 30, 2016
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Ballot - Fire Chief

September 16, 2016
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Beyond the Bell - Fall 2016

September 06, 2016
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September 17th - Newsletter

September 17, 2015
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September 4th - Newsletter

September 04, 2015
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Tennis Notice

December 05, 2014
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September 2014 Newsletter

September 22, 2014
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Kindergarten Welcoming Week

September 19, 2014
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Letter for Parents

August 26, 2014
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Mrs. Clerkson's Class has photos on our Intranet Site!

March 05, 2013
Please click on Intranet from here to find all sorts of new pictures.  Mrs. C's class has been working on the Ferry Project for a while now and they are having so much fun learning.  Mrs. C is busy trying to stay ahead of this excited bunch to keep supporting their...

Blakeburn Elementary School

1040 Riverside Drive, Port Coquitlam BC
V3B 8A7
604-944-9037 604-937-6876 blakeburn@sd43.bc.ca
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Our school strives to keep our community informed. However, during urgent events, visit www.sd43.bc.ca to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information.