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École Dr. Charles Best Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Informer, January 7, 2020

January 07, 2020
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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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Monday September 16, 2019

September 17, 2019
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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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Principal's Holiday Message

December 20, 2018
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School Supplies

August 22, 2018
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Wednesday April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018
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School Supplies

August 25, 2017
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Letter to Parents and Guardians from the Provincial Health Officer

June 19, 2017
Please read the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.

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How to Book Grad Photos

October 05, 2016
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Planning for Grad 2017

November 03, 2015

École Dr. Charles Best Secondary School

2525 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 3R8
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