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Castle Park Elementary School
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...
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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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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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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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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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Ready Set Learn

January 25, 2018
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Kindergarten Registration

January 25, 2018
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Class Photos Postponed

September 13, 2017
​Due to unforeseen circumstances, class photos have been postponed.  Individual Photos will be taken today as planned.
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THANK YOU!

September 09, 2017
​It has been a challenging start up this year; however, everyone pulled together with excellent results.  Thank you, Families, for your patience and understanding!  The district very kindly recognized  that an additional teacher would assist us in an organization difficulty we were facing.  As a result we spent many hours on Thursday and...
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Motorized scooters

September 06, 2017
Although scooters are allowed at Castle Park, motorized ones are not.  They are a hazard to other children on the playground and they can go very quickly.  Your cooperation is appreciated!​
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A change for the first week

September 06, 2017
Although we planned to have the students in their new classes this morning, we had to make a change as the district is still reviewing numbers and staffing for the district.  We should be able to have the students in their new classes sometime on Friday.  So, for the balance of...
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School supplies & Wednesday meeting place

September 01, 2017
Excitement continues to build as everyone is anticipating our school start next week.  Our students will be in their new classrooms on Wednesday, September 6th so please send all school supplies with your child that day.​ Wednesday morning the students will know their new classroom so please ensure you have a...
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Welcome back!!

August 31, 2017
Welcome back to our Castle Park families and we hope you had a wonderful summer!  We look forward to welcoming all of our students next week.  Please note that students will be in attendance on Tuesday, September 5th for about 1/2 hour and the first bell rings at 8:40 am.  Wednesday,...
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School calendar 2017-18

May 15, 2017
​Attached you will find the school calendar for the 2017-18 school year.  In particular, please make note of the Pro-D days.
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FSA 2017

December 07, 2016
​Please see the attached letter to parents.
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Halloween letter to parents

October 24, 2016
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Stop, drop, & go

September 16, 2016
Please see the attached letter outlining the stop, drop, & go process.  I cannot emphasize it strongly enough that the goal is our students' safety.  There are still some drivers driving too fast, some dropping their children off in the staff parking lot,  and some adults and children ​jaywalking.  Thank you for...
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Saturday's family picnic is CANCELLED

September 15, 2016
​Unfortunately, because the forecast is for inclement weather, the picnic is cancelled.
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A message from Aboriginal Education

September 15, 2016
​Please read the attached letter. A Message from Aboriginal Education Sept2016.pdf
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Scent aware

September 08, 2016
Please see the attached letter regarding scent allergies. Ltr re scent aware-9 Sept 2016.pdf
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Nut free zone

September 08, 2016
​Please see the attached letter regarding nut allergies. Ltr re nut allergy-9 Sept 2016.pdf
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School Supply Order Forms 2016/2017

April 11, 2016
Order Forms with payments are due on Wednesday, April 20th. Save Time by ordering online at www.creativepacks.ca  
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Beyond the Bell Spring 2016

February 29, 2016
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Box Fun Lacrosse

January 22, 2016
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Late Montessori (Gr 6) - Parent Meeting and Registration Form

January 14, 2016
For parents of students who are interested in the Late Montessori program at Scott Creek and Montgomery Middle, there is an information meeting on Tuesday, January 19th at 7:00pm at Montgomery Middle.   There are two attachments to this announcement: - registration form - meeting notice
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Cross Catchment Process 2016

December 11, 2015
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French Immersion Ad 2016

December 11, 2015
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Mandarin Ad 2016

December 11, 2015
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Montessori Ad 2016

December 11, 2015
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Reggio Influenced Ad 2016

December 11, 2015
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Foundation Skills Assessment

December 09, 2015
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Winter Weather

November 17, 2015
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Beyond the Bell Winter 2016

November 13, 2015
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Stop Drop & Go

October 16, 2015
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Life Threatening - Nut Allergy Alert

September 18, 2015
Please read attached letter
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MEDICAL ALERT Forms - REVISED

September 17, 2015
The newly revised Medical Alert Forms require a physician's signature to administer medication.
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Beyond the Bell - Fall 2015

September 11, 2015
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Sept. 2015 Startup Information

September 03, 2015
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Kindergarten Welcome Conversation Sign-up in Foyer

September 03, 2015
Sign up sheets have been posted in the foyer
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Speed Skating

June 23, 2015
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Winter Weather Ahead

December 02, 2014
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Scent Aware

November 04, 2014
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Scooter Contract

October 03, 2014
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Vandal Watch

May 26, 2014
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Online Internet Safety Resource:http://www.thedoorthatsnotlocked.ca/app/en/

February 08, 2011
Great Online Safety resource for parents and teachers

Castle Park Elementary School

1144 Confederation Drive, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 5Y6
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