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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Calendar Amendment -Truth and Reconciliation Day

March 30, 2022
​The provincial government recently announced that K-12 public schools will observe Friday, September 30 th as a statutory holiday in recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day. As a result of this announcement, SD43 will be amending the 2022-2023 School Calendar to include Truth and Reconciliation Day as a non-instructional day. As...

Superintendent's Spring Break Update for Families

March 24, 2022
​Dear SD43 families, I hope you had an enjoyable spring break with family and friends. As the weather warms and the days grow longer, we are also seeing an easing of COVID-19 restrictions in our communities, and this includes a gradual transition in schools.
The Ministry of Education and the BCCDC...

Literacy 12 Assessment Information

December 12, 2021
Attention all Grade 12's ​As part of the 2022 Graduation requirement all students this year must write the Grade 12 Literacy Assessment. It is important to note that some universities are now looking at these scores and require a 3 or better on a 4-point scale. This is the same rating...

Nov. 4 Best Informer

November 04, 2021
​Check out our new look!

September 30th Truth and Reconciliation

August 25, 2021
​​​Please read Superintendent's letter regarding NEW statutory holiday September 30th.

First Day of School September 7th

July 08, 2021
​Grade 9 and 10 Advisories @ 10 am Grade 11 and 12 Advisories @ 1pm ​
Advisory lists will be posted in the first week of September
Regular class schedule begins September 8th 

GRADE 12 GRADS-Yearbook Comments Due Dec 18, 2021

November 25, 2020
​Class of 2021 Yearbook Comments Please use the link below to submit your Grad comment for the Yearbook. Please note: there is a limit of 75 words for each write up and comments will be edited and reviewed for school appropriateness.   Grad Comment link:Here
Comments must be submitted by Dec...

Orientation Video

September 04, 2020
Please click the link below for the Dr. Charles Best Orientation Video​:
https://youtu.be/h7MPe8XWDT8
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RETURN TO SCHOOL SURVEY

September 02, 2020
If you haven't already done so, please complete the survey by clicking the link below.  The survey needs to be completed by September 8th, 2020.  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=74xl2ZICUkKZJWRC3iSkSzUrOW2lrARMuGf1R5z78wRUQ0FNUVYzQlFLMlJNUDI0UTJMWEVMRFNJVy4u

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...

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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