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Heritage Mountain Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Last Week of School Announcement

June 12, 2020
STUDENTS ATTEND ONLY 1 DAY THAT WEEK – Check below for your child's day

Monday, June 22nd – In school  A-L students - last day of school .  In class all day, return borrowed laptops if applicable, take...

Parent Presentation May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019
​Thank you to the parents of students starting school in Sept 2019 for attending our new parent orientation on Weds May 22nd.  Please find attached the powerpoint presentation.

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...

Measles Vaccination Information

April 05, 2019
Please read the attached letter from Fraser Health with important information regarding vaccinations.​

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...

School Closed Today- Tuesday, Feb 12th

February 12, 2019
​Due to weather conditions, school is closed today.

Winter Weather Reminders

February 06, 2019
​ Winter Weather Ahead! Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other inclement weather conditions. All schools in School District 43 (Coquitlam) will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during winter weather, including snowfall.   However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather....


December 04, 2018
Kindergarten registration for children born in 2014 will happen February 4-6, 2019 from 9am-3pm. Please check the registration tab for more details on the documents that are required at time of registration. Cross Catchment information is posted under the registration tab.​

DPAC Invitation

November 14, 2018
​Please see attached invitation for a parent workshop in regards to Gifted Education

Invitation to Alumni for special 25th Anniversary Celebration

October 10, 2018
Dear Heritage Mountain Elementary Alumni, Please find attached an invitation to Heritage Mountain Elementary' s  25 th Anniversary Celebration.    We would be honoured if you could join us.  The celebration will include a "reveal" of a time capsule that was put together by the staff that opened the school in...

25th School Opening Anniversay! Save the Date!

July 18, 2018
​We will be celebrating 25 years of Heritage Mountain Elementary during the afternoon of Friday,  November 2nd, 2018.  Celebrations will include revealing the contents of a 25 year old time capsule! More details will be coming in the fall!

New Parent Orientation

May 16, 2018
​On Weds, May 16th 2018  there was a new parent orientation for parents of students starting school at HME in Sept 2018.  Please find attached a copy of the slideshow that was used during the presentation.

Happy Snowy Valentine's Day!

February 14, 2018
​School is open today - regular hours.  Snow this morning has caused some slippery areas on sidewalks, roads - so please use caution. Warmer temperatures should melt it away soon! 

Happy First Day of School - Tuesday September 5th!

September 04, 2017
Grade 1 - 5's - please go to your last year's classroom line up outside the school by 9:00am!
New Grade 1 - 5's - please line up outside the library by 9:00am! Kindergarten students and thier families - please go to the gym at 10:00am

Spirit Wear!

September 28, 2016
​Please find an order form attached!  Great to see as many HME kids as possible in spirit wear this year!  Thank you to the PAC for organizing this :) HME Spirit Wear Order Form.pdf

What's Happening on Sept 30th?

September 22, 2016
​ WHAT's HAPPENING on SEPTEMBER 30 th at H.M.E. Our upcoming Activity Day is scheduled for Friday, September 30 th .    We are hoping for a dry day; however, if it is wet, Activity Day will be rescheduled at a later date in the spring term.  An email will be sent...

Follow us on Twitter!

August 31, 2016
​Follow us @heritagemountai to receive reminders and fun messages about what's going on at our school!

Kindergarten Gradual Entry for September 2016

May 25, 2016
Please see the attached document that was presented to parents on May 18, 2016.  It outlines the gradual entry schedule for Kindergarten students for September 2016.  Further details will be distributed to families at Welcome to K on June 8, 2016.  Please don't hesitate to contact the school for questions or...

Have you moved into our catchment area?

February 02, 2016
Please click on the Tab "About " and then click on the last Tab "Registration".  Also, please be sure to review the slide show from the new parent orientation that was held on May 18, 2016.  You can find the document under "Publications" on the front page of the website.  ...

An Orientation Guide to BC's Redesigned Curriculum

November 05, 2015
Please see the attached 2 page brochure. 

Early Dismissal Dates for 2015/2016

October 13, 2015
Please note the following dates for an early dismissal time of 1:50pm  so that parents and teachers can book interviews or conferences:   Tuesday, January 12th - Parent Teacher Interviews
Wednesday, Feb 10th - Student Led Conferences
Thursday, Feb 11th - Student Led Conferences
Thursday, April 7th - Parent Teacher Interview

Join us for some fun in the sun - Friday Sept 11 at 1:30

September 10, 2015
Families are welcome to join us on the grass field for a fun afternoon on Friday at 1:30.  Please read the attached letter for details and what to send with your child. This was also emailed to all families.

Email Message sent to K Families

September 03, 2015
Hello Kindergarten Families!   Your Kindergarten child and your family must be so excited about the first days of school coming up!   We are also excited about welcoming you and joining you during this exciting milestone in your child’s life!   The intention of this email is to remind you of what the...

Registration for Sept 2015

August 25, 2015
Have you just moved to our catchment area? Welcome! Please click "Registration" under the "About Heritage Mountain" tab above. Please register at our school during the week of August 31st.

School Supplies for 2015/2016

June 28, 2015
Please find the Grade 1 - Grade 5 School Supplies Attached.

The Tri-City Now Story on Art Mural Graffiti

June 12, 2013
Thanks to Jeremy Deutsch and the Tri-City Now for the story on the recent vandalism of one of our art murals.    

June Newsletter

June 05, 2013
Read the latest school newsletter. Click on the attachment to view.

Trailer #3 for Learning Celebration

June 04, 2013
Click on the link to see the third trailer for our Learning Celebration.  

HME's Big Day, Friday, June 7th

May 31, 2013
Please see the announcement regarding our big day at Heritage Mountain on June 7th.   Events include Learning Celebration, Parent Appreciation, Jump Rope For Heart and Movie Night.

Trailer #2 for Learning Celebration

May 23, 2013
Click on the link to view the second trailer for our June 7th Learning Celebration!  

Trailer for Learning Celebration!

May 13, 2013
HME Kids are action stars!  Watch this exciting trailer for upcoming Learning Celebration on Friday, June 7th!    

School Calendar 2013-2014

May 09, 2013
Attached is the school calendar for 2013-2014.  Holidays, non-instructional days and professional days are listed.

Spring Plant Sale

April 17, 2013
HERITAGE MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY PAC 3 rd  Annual Spring Plant Fundraiser HME PAC will be working once again with DeVry Greenhouses Ltd, a local business based in Chilliwack, for our Third Annual Spring Plant Fundraiser. They offer beautiful Hanging Baskets and Patio Planters, Tomato Containers as well as potted Geraniums, Petunias and...

Track and Field Practice Schedule

April 15, 2013
Please see the attachment for HME's Track and Field Schedule.

Early Dismissal this Tuesday

April 05, 2013
Early Dismissal Early Dismissal!   Tuesday, April 9 th 1:50 Parent Teacher Interviews All students will be dismissed one hour early for the purpose of pre-arranged Parent-Teacher interviews.   Please inform your daycare provider of the change.

Thrifty Smile Card Update

April 02, 2013
Dear HME Parents,   Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Thrifty Smile Card Fundraiser.  We have now reached our fundraising limit for this school year.  We raised $3,000 using our Smile Cards!   This money has gone to our playground fund.  We will apply for the fundraiser again to begin...

Spring Break

March 14, 2013
Heritage Mountain will close after Friday, March 15th. We will re-open Tuesday, April 2nd.   Attached is the March newsletter.

Report Cards

March 14, 2013
Report Cards will go home on Friday, March 15th.

February Newsletter is on-line

February 25, 2013
Our latest newsletter is now out.  Take a look at the attachment.

Vandalized Murals to be Restored - The Now News

February 17, 2013
For the teachers, parents and especially the students of Heritage Mountain Elementary in Port Moody, the outdoor art mural project at the school is more than just a collection of images. The 12 murals have come to embody the spirit of the school and the Grade 4 students who helped create...

Student Led Conferences Next week

February 13, 2013
Parents and students are invited back to HME on February 19th and 21st for Student Led Conferences. The students will be dismissed at 1:50pm on each day. Please notify your daycare provider of the early dismissal. Tuesday, February 19th, 1:50-5:30pm. Families can drop in at any time. Thursday, February 21st, 1:50-3:30pm....

PAC Meeting, Tuesday, February 12

February 11, 2013
PAC Meeting on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00pm.  Babysitting is provided. 

BC Family Day, Monday, February 11th

February 06, 2013
All schools are closed on Monday, February 11th. 

School Calendar Proposal for 2013-2014

January 25, 2013
The school calendar for next year is in draft form.  The district is seeking public input on the calendar.  This is a new process mandated by the Ministry of Education.   Please take a look at the proposed calendar.  If you have any feedback, please go to:   and complete...

January Newsletter now on-line

January 21, 2013
Click the attachment to read our latest newsletter.  

Lunch Ladies Information

January 16, 2013
The Lunch Lady is proud to be offering a nutritionally balanced hot lunch service to your school. You can order  online  or call us for menus.    Regular menu items are delivered each Thursday, and a new ‘fun menu’ will begin Tuesdays starting mid February.   Kindergarten students will be able...

Professional Day, Friday, January 25th

January 14, 2013
Heritage Mountain will be closed for students on Friday, January 25th.

Safety and Security at HME

December 17, 2012
Please take a moment to read our special edition on safety and security at HME.    

Ready Set Learn at HME

December 07, 2012
Heritage Mountain Elemenary will host the community Ready Set Learn event on Thursday, January 24th, 2013 between 5:00-6:30pm.   Parents will receive ideas for fun learning activities that promote the healthy development of young children, additional information regarding community services and neighbourhood schools. There will also be a fact sheet from the...

First Term Report Cards

December 05, 2012
Students will receive their first term report card on Wednesday, December 12th.

New Photo Company: Welcome MJM!

October 29, 2012
Heritage Mountain is pleased to announce MJM Studios as our new school photographer.  They will begin in the 2013-2014 school year.  They offer green screen backgrounds with dozens of choices.  We are excited to have them on board for next year.

Lunch Ladies On-Line

October 29, 2012
All future Lunch Ladies Orders will now be done on-line.  There will be no more paper menus sent home and no need to risk having your child's order getting lost.   The next ordering cycle will be in mid-November.   Go to to create an account.    

Happy Halloween

October 26, 2012
Halloween is almost here.  It's an exciting time for many families and one that we want to be memorable for all.   Heritage Mountain's Halloween Celebration is set for the afternoon of Wednesday, October 31st.   Here is some information for you regarding our Halloween celebration.   Ø   Mrs. Swanson...

Playground Coin Drive

October 16, 2012
Attached is a poster explaining one of the many fundraising programs that will help get HME a new playground.

Grade 4/5 Choir

October 12, 2012
Grade 4/5 Choir begins Wednesday, Octber 17th at 8:00am.  Mrs. Read, Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. Bleasdale are sponsoring.

Que Bola Magic Performance

October 12, 2012
Plan on joining us on Tuesday, October 16th at 1:30 for Que Bola Magic Performance.   Find out more about them by clicking on:    

Recognition Assembly, Thursday, October 4

September 28, 2012
Heritage Mountain Elementary will have it's first Recognition Assembly on Thursday, October 4th at 12:45pm.  All parents are welcome to join us.

School Closed, Friday, October 5th and Monday, October 9th

September 28, 2012
Heritage Mountain Elementary, along with all schools in School District #43, will be closed on Friday, October 5th and Monday, October 9th. 

Meet the Teacher, Thursday, September 13, 5:00-6:00

September 06, 2012
All students and parents are invited back to meet their child's teacher.  An information session for the Grade 4/5 families will be hosted in the gym at 5:00.    

Outdoor Art Mural Wall featured in Tri-City News

July 05, 2012
Click on the attachment to read about our Outdoor Art Mural featured in the Tri-City News.    

School Re-Opens Tuesday, September 4th

July 02, 2012
All returning students report to their previous teachers, 8:40-9:15am.   New Kindergarten students report to the gymnasium at 10:30am.    School begins it's normal operating hours on Wednesday, September 5th.  Students are asked to bring their school supplies on this day.   Kindergarten students will begin their gradual entry this week.   Families moving into...

Outdoor Art Mural Unveiling Ceremony, Tuesday, June 26th

June 20, 2012
We will be officially unveiling the Outdoor Art Mural Gallery on Tuesday, June 26th at 1:00pm.  We will begin with an assembly in the gymnasium and then move up to the Art Gallery.   We are pleased to be able to invite our sponsors to this wonderful event.   Please note the parking...

May Newsletter on-line

May 18, 2012
Attached is this month's newsletter!

Kindergarten Information Session

May 15, 2012
Our newest kindergarten students and their families are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:30pm for a Kindergarten Information Session.   Attached is our lastest Kindergarten newsletter.    

Breakfast Television Segment on Heritage Mountain Elementary

April 30, 2012
The Breakfast Television segment aired April 27th!  Congratulations to all of the students for doing a wonderful job representing our school community!  It’s pretty amazing to see 350 kids jump up on cue and scream for the camera! Congratulations to Ms. Ewart, Tammy Pilon, Daven and Vanessa for their great interviews!...

April Newsletter on-line!

April 29, 2012
Attached is this month's newsletter.

CityTV coming to HME

April 05, 2012
I am pleased to announce that Heritage Mountain Elementary’s Outdoor Art Mural Project has gained the attention of CityTV’s Breakfast Television program.  CityTv will be donating $1000 to our school in order to complete the project.   Artist Tammy Pilon has begun working with Mrs. Liski’s grade four last week.  We hope...

Dance In School Program, Special Performance on April 12th

April 03, 2012
Thanks to the HME PAC, we are pleased to have "Dance In School" work with our students for five days.  We will end the program with a special performance on Thursday, April 12th at 2:00pm.  All classes will perform their dance routine!  Parents are welcome to attend!

Spring Break

March 09, 2012
Heritage Mountain Elementary is closed for Spring Break between March 10-March 25th.   We will re-open on March 26th.  If your family is going on an extended holiday, please notify our office of your child's absence.

Heritage Mountain Elementary School

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