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Heritage Woods Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Graduation 2018 Video

June 24, 2018
​The full video of the 2018 HWSS Graduation Commencement is now available. You can view and download a complete copy with this link:
Grad 2018 Video
For best performance, download a copy before viewing.
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Matinee Bell Schedules

April 30, 2018
​Flex rotates. Please refer to special announcement above for details
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Huge Yard Sale!

April 30, 2018
The HWSS Korean Parent Group is hosting a huge yard sale! This annual event  is to fundraise  for scholarships that benefit HWSS students.
Date & time : 9:00 am - 1:00 pm,  Monday, May 21st, 2018 Place : At the parking lot of the Pinetree community center

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GRAD information

April 21, 2018
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An Evening of Music and Chocolate

April 03, 2018
​Please see the attachedHWSS Music Department info flyer.
April 12 2018  7:00 pm
Tickets:  $20 Adults  $10  Student or Senior
Tickets available at the HWSS main office
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Parent Presentation - Raising Digitally Responsible Youth April 10 2018

March 09, 2018
​This presentation is being held at Centennial Secondary School.
Please see the information flyer attached.
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Summer Learning 2018

March 08, 2018
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Core Competency Reflection Instructions for Grade 10s

February 20, 2018
Core Competencies - Grade 10 - 2018.pptx Core Competencies in Pie Format.docxDear Parents/Guardians: As part of the revised BC curriculum, students are now being asked to self-assess and self-reflect on a variety of Core Competencies. Last year's grade 9s (this year's grade 10s) were part of a very successful implementation...
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GT DAY Feb 22nd! Altered Day

February 13, 2018
​See attachment FEBRUARY 22nd plan.pdf
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SFU/UBC Admissions Changes

February 08, 2018
This is the information that was shared at the session on Feb.8th.  Some of it seems to be fluid so we will keep updating as we recive new info.​
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Information for incoming Grade 8s

January 17, 2018
​This is the info that was presented at the parent night on January 16th.
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Septic Field Update Jan 12--2018

January 12, 2018
Dear Parents/Guardians, We are again updating you regarding the neighborhood near our school called Anmore Green Estates which is experiencing issues with their septic field.  As we mentioned in previous updates, part of SD43 school property, a generally unused hillside on the northeast corner of the site, is downhill from the...
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Numeracy Assessment Information & Schedule

December 22, 2017
Grade 10 and 11 students enrolled in math classes this semester will be writing the Numeracy Assessment. The schedule is organized by class:
Gr. 10 Numeracy January 22nd: 9-12pm Gill P2 Rm 300 Gill P5 Rm 301 Mason P3 Rm 210 Gill P3 AW Math 10 Library 
Gr. 10...
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January Exam Week Schedule

November 03, 2017
​Pl Semester 1 Exam Week.pdfease see attachment
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Take Our Kids To Work Day Nov. 1st (Grade 9s)

October 11, 2017
Parent guide_Take Our Kids to Work.pdf

Please have your child return the attached permission form to the office by October 31st.  Forms are also available at the office as needed. What is the Take Our Kids to Work Day All About? Take Our Kids to Work is an annual...
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Reporting Information

October 11, 2017
​Please see attachment
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SCREENAGERS Movie: Oct. 19th in HWSS Theatre

October 02, 2017
SCREENAGERS – Growing Up In The Digital Age Special Screening at Heritage Woods Theater on October 19 th at 6:30 PM One of our parents has generously secured the rights to this film so that HWSS can host this screening for interested parents and students.  Admission is FREE! Award-winning SCREENAGERS probes...
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Start-Up Information

August 23, 2017
​Please see attachment
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HWSS Kodiaks App

August 09, 2017
To receive school notifications via your mobile device:  Go to App Store and search HWSS Kodiaks.​  Download.
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EduBlog Consent Form

July 18, 2017
​Grade 9 students please print, complete, and bring to school on September 5th.  You will be creating an EduBlog as part of the Digital Literacy 10 course.​ Edublog Consent Form.pdf
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Graduation Commencement Video 2017

June 30, 2017
The Graduation Commencement Video​ is ready for digital download. In order to copy the video, you will need to login using your school credentials. To download, click the link and look at the bottom of your browser to save the video to a location of your choice. Here's the link: Graduation Commencement Video Digital...
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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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2017-2018 Calendar

May 18, 2017
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Summer Learning 2017

April 05, 2017
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February 23rd--Special Schedule

February 20, 2017
​Gr 9s: 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM (start the day in Advisory) Gr 10s: 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM (start the day in the gym) Gr 11s: Attend scheduled time for course selection only, then complete on-line Career Education assignment at home. Gr 12s: Attend scheduled time to complete Grad Trans presentation, then complete assigned...
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February 20, 2017
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Epic Youth Spring Break Camp

February 17, 2017
Sponsored by Port Moody Recreation Complex​
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

February 01, 2017
​February 6 - March 27, 2017
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Random Acts of Caring Week

February 01, 2017
​February 12 - 18, 2017
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Port Moody Rec Complex Upcoming Courses #2

January 09, 2017
PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED POSTER Pilates for Youth for ages 11 - 14 years
Tuesday, Jan. 10 - March 7   5:00 - 5:45 pm Yoga for Youth for ages 11 - 14 years
Thursday, Jan. 12 - March 9   7:00 - 8:00 pm Badminton for Youth for ages 11 - 18 years
Wednesday, Feb....
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Port Moody Rec Complex Upcoming Courses #1

January 09, 2017
PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED POSTER Babysitter's Training for youth 11-15 years
Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 21 & 22  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, Feb. 24 (Pro-D Day)  9:00 am - 5:00 pm Standard 1st Aid & CPR-C/AED for youth 13-18 years
Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 18 & 19   9:00 am - 5:00 pm...
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Poinsettia Sales (HWSS Music Dept.)

November 24, 2016
​It's time for our annual poinsettia sale.  Feel free to order online: https://heritagewoodsmusic.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home Cheques/cash can be left for me in my mailbox or in person.  They are stunning plants of very high quality.  Mine is still blooming from last year. All proceeds goes to the music department.  This year...
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GRAD WEAR 2017--Order deadline is December 2nd!!!

November 22, 2016
​It is time to order GRAD WEAR!!! The Grad Committee has selected a number of items to sell, including: hoodies, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and baseball Ts. **Sizing samples will be available starting tomorrow at lunch in front of the theater. Please try on items before ordering as every item is made custom...
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Message to Parents re: Incident in Bert Flinn Park on Nov. 10th

November 11, 2016
Good morning parents. 
 
For your information, the Port Moody Police are investigating a reported assault on a 12 year old girl in Bert Flinn Park in Port Moody, at approximately 3:41 PM Thursday afternoon. The police reported that the suspect fled the scene and that the girl was uninjured.
 
While this incident...
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The Enchantment Project

November 08, 2016
​ The Enchantment Project The Enchantment Project is accepting gently used grad dresses from the last five years.  If you have a daughter, sister, friend, niece etc. that has graduated in the last five years with a grad dress and she would like to donate the dress, please drop the clean...
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GRAD PHOTO RETAKES

November 03, 2016
​ GRAD PHOTO (RETAKES) The grad retakes are now live! It's the same passcode for every student as before.   QUESTIONS: Please email: info@gradsbc.com . ...
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Student Photo Packages by GradsBC

September 16, 2016
Today, students will receive their private online access code (printed on a GradsBC form) to view their photo proofs.  Please review your photo over the weekend, and if you wish to order note the deadline: October 14th.  Please note an Internet browser requirement that you use Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari.
Questions regarding ordering...
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Steps to Effective Parenting - Teen Parenting Program Oct 2016

September 13, 2016
​Please see the attached pdf poster for more information.
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GRAD PHOTO ONLINE BOOKING 2016

September 07, 2016
​Please view the attached pdf poster with information for online Grad Portrait sessions to be held from Monday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 8th inclusive.
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GRAD BUDDY PHOTO INFO 2016

September 07, 2016
​Please view the attached pdf poster with online sign-up information for Grad Buddy Photo sessions to be held on Tuesday, October 25th.
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Photos on Sept 6th

September 02, 2016
School photos this year will be done by "GradsBC" (http://gradsbc.com/). Following picture day, a sheet with picture package information will be handed out in advisory.  A unique code will be on the sheet and used by families to access their student's online gallery and order photos. Photo re-take day will be...
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New Honour Roll Criteria

August 29, 2016
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Music Students Please Read (Messages from Mrs. Fester and Mrs. Gay)

August 25, 2016
A message from Mrs. Kathy Fester, music director,   I hope this message finds you all rested and ready to go for another great year at HWSS. This message is for all concert band, jazz band, string orchestra, music council and music dept. volunteers. Whether you are coming back or are...
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Lockers 2016-2017

August 08, 2016
***UPDATE*** The locker assignment program will be functional next week (Aug. 29-Sept. 02).  Please see the attachment for details.
Grade 11 and 12 locker assignment begins on August 30 th at 1:00 p.m. Grade 9 and 10 locker assignment begins on August 31 st at 1:00 p.m. Use the link on...
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Support and Networking Night

June 13, 2016
Parents and caregivers are welcome and refreshments will be served.    Please let us know if you can attend so that we have enough goodies. Date: Wednesday, June 15 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm 
Location: Room 136 Coquitlam Public Library - City Centre Branch; 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam (free parking on second floor of parkade)...
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Upcoming YOLO Event

June 01, 2016
YOLO (Youth Offering Listening Opportunities Sponsored by SHARE Family & Community Services June 7, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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"The Power of Our Voices" Evening June 1st at HWSS

May 27, 2016
Please see attached Poster
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June 2016 Provincial Exam Schedule

May 25, 2016
Room Locations TBA
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Education Series Spring/Summer 2016

May 19, 2016
A FREE Group - Open to the Public Sponsored by SHARE Family & Community Services
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YELL Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad

May 09, 2016
Info Night Wednesday, June 1st @ 5:30 pm LOCATION:  Gleneagle Secondary School Library
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RIDE THE WAVE A Workshop for teens wanting the secrets of making life easier!

May 06, 2016
Please see the attached info poster. July 5th & 6th 10 am - 2 pm In the Boardroom at: Eagleridge Bible Fellowship 1160 Lansdowne Ave, Coquitlam
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Summer School 2016

March 01, 2016
Please be aware that registration will now open on Wed. May 25 th at 6am, ( not May 18 as previously scheduled ). Please forward this information to Grade 11 and 12 students if at all possible.  Visit http://www.sd43.bc.ca/summer/Pages/default.aspx for complete information.
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The Enchantment Project

January 18, 2016
The Enchantment Project The Enchantment Project is accepting gently used grad dresses from the last five years.  If you have a daughter or sister that has graduated in the last five years with a floor length dress and she would like to donate the dress, please drop the dress at any...
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Exam Week Activities

January 15, 2016
See attachment. Regular classes not in session.
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Provincial Exam Schedule

January 15, 2016
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Ordering Transcripts and Dogwood Certificates

October 25, 2012
A transcript is a listing of a student’s academic record relating to a BC Graduation Program, which includes courses taken, grades earned, all honours received and graduation status. A certificate (or diploma, or “Dogwood”) is a document showing that a student has completed a BC Graduation Program. If you are an...

Heritage Woods Secondary School

1300 David Avenue, Port Moody BC
V3H 5K6
604-461-8679 604-937-8055 heritagewoods@sd43.bc.ca
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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