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SD43 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan

April 08, 2022
​Dear members of our school communities, The Board of Education appreciates and recognizes your many and valuable contributions to our school communities. With that in mind, we wish to invite you to participate in the 2022/23 Budget Process.
The School District's 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan can be found...

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...

School Supplies for the 2021-2022 School Year

August 25, 2021
​School Supply lists for Grades 1-5 are attached to this message and are posted to the Parkland Website under “School News". Creative Paks can still be ordered through their website at:  https://creativepacks.ca/collections/packs/parkland-elementary-school+
Please note: There will be a delivery charge at this point in the year and delivery is estimated to...

SD43 Budget Process - Participation Invitation

April 16, 2021
​Dear members of our school communities, The Board of Education appreciates and recognizes your many and valuable contributions to our school communities. With that in mind, we wish to invite you to participate in the 2021-22 Budget Process.  The Budget 2021-22 & Three-Year Financial Plan, is a comprehensive document regarding the budget...

Parkland Community Update for April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021
A few announcements and items for this week: Student Daily Health Check
Please complete the daily Student Daily Health Check for your child(ren) before they attend school each morning which can be found here: STUDENT DAILY HEALTH CHECK
Please visit http://www.bccdc.ca/schools for further information including access to the K-12 Health Check...

Parkland Community Update for April 7, 2021

April 08, 2021
Student Daily Health Check Please complete the daily Student Daily Health Check for your child(ren) before they attend school each morning which can be found here: STUDENT DAILY HEALTH CHECK
Please visit http://www.bccdc.ca/schools for further information including access to the K-12 Health Check App. Quick Links
Parkland Elementary Home Page:...

Return to School April 6: Superintendent Letter to Families

April 01, 2021
​Please find attached a letter from District Superintendent Patricia Gartland regarding safety procedures starting Tuesday, April 6th.​

Parkland Community Update for March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021
A final message before the Coquitlam School District heads into Spring Break:

Spring Break Exposure Notifications
As we move into Spring Break, I want to wish everyone a restful holiday. While most staff will also be on Spring Break holidays, I will continue to provide COVID-19 notifications on behalf of Fraser...

Parkland Community Update for March 16, 2021

March 16, 2021
Student Daily Health Check Please complete the daily Student Daily Health Check for your child(ren) before they attend school each morning which can be found here: STUDENT DAILY HEALTH CHECK Please visit http://www.bccdc.ca/schools for further information including access to the K-12 Health Check App.
  Quick Links Parkland Elementary...

Parkland Community Update for March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021
Student Daily Health Check Please complete the daily Student Daily Health Check for your child(ren) before they attend school each morning which can be found here: STUDENT DAILY HEALTH CHECK Please visit http://www.bccdc.ca/schools for further information including access to the K-12 Health Check App.   Quick Links Parkland Elementary...

Updated Daily Health Check and Notification Process

February 19, 2021
​ Updated Daily Health Check for Students   The Daily Health Check for students has been updated to reflect the new information provided by the Ministry of Education and the BCCDC. The new updated Daily Health Check information can be accessed at the following website: K-12 Health Check (gov.bc.ca)   For...

​Parkland Community Update for February 18, 2021​

February 18, 2021
Upcoming Dates Thursday, February 18 th – Virtual February PAC Meeting – 7:00 PM Monday, February 22 nd to 25 th – Student-Led Conference Week Wednesday, February 24 th – Pink Shirt Day Thursday, February 25 th – Early Dismissal @ 1:45 PM & Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences 2:00 – 5:00 PM...

Parkland Community Update for February 12, 2021

February 12, 2021
​ Upcoming Dates Monday, February 15 th – BC Family Day – School Not In Session Thursday, February 18 th – Virtual February PAC Meeting – 7:00 PM Monday, February 22 nd to 25 th – Student-Led Conference Week Thursday, February 25 th – Early Dismissal @ 1:45 PM & Virtual...

​Parkland Community Update for January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021
​ Parkland Community Update for January 20, 2021 Upcoming Dates Tomorrow, January 21 – January PAC Meeting – 7:00 PM – Zoom link: Parkland January PAC Meeting This Friday, January 22 – Spirit Day/Jersey Day & Virtual Energy Champions Visit with the BC Lions January 27 th to February 3 rd...

Parkland Community Update for January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021
​ Virtual PAC Meeting – Thursday, January 21 st – 7:00 PM The PAC will be hosting the January PAC Meeting on Zoom on Thursday, January 21 st @ 7:00 PM. A link for the Zoom Meeting and the agenda will be sent out next week.   Spirit Day/Jersey Day –...

Parkland Community Update for January 6, 2021

January 08, 2021
​ Early Dismissal @ 1:45 PM and Parent-Teacher Virtual Interviews – Tomorrow, January 7 th , 2021 As a reminder, there is an early dismissal tomorrow at 1:45 PM to allow for virtual parent-teacher conferences in the afternoon. Although most scheduled spots are filled, please contact your child's teacher directly if...

Parkland Community Update for December 16, 2020

December 17, 2020
​ Festive Friday – Pyjama Day A reminder for our final Festive Friday this Friday, we will be hosting a Pyjama Day as well as a special Virtual Trivia Assembly in the morning. Please remember, no shared snacks or treats this year – tis' the season of packing a special holiday...

Parkland Community Update for December 3, 2020

December 03, 2020
​ Festive Friday Tomorrow – Holiday Headwear & Hat Day A reminder that students are invited to wear the most festive and fun holiday headwear or hat on Friday as we kick off our first Festive Friday in December.   December PAC Newsletter Please see the attached newsletter from the PAC...

Parkland Community Update for December 1, 2020

December 01, 2020
​ ​​Festive Friday this Friday – Holiday Headwear & Hat Day Students are invited to wear the most festive and fun holiday headwear or hat on Friday as we kick off our first Festive Friday in December. Upcoming Fridays will include: Ugly Christmas Sweater & Festive Holiday Wear Day on Friday,...

Secretary-Treasurer's Message to Parents re: SD43 Education Foundation

December 01, 2020
​Late in 2019 the SD43 Education Foundation was established.  The purpose is to provide a more formal ability to raise funds to support initiatives to supplement our educational mandate.  This includes supporting vulnerable students, mental health supports, before and after school programs, meals for those in need and scholarships and bursaries...

SD43 "Understanding Worry and How to Work With it" Video Link and Mental Health Resources

November 25, 2020
​Last October, the District Learning Services Department created an online workshop for parents titled "Understanding Worry and How to Work with It."  Due to popular demand, SD43 has offered to share this video of two of our school psychologists, Sami Du Sautoy and Janet Kidd, discussing strategies to help children and youth manage worries. On the site...

Parkland Community Update for November 24, 2020 - PAC Info, Holiday Hampers, Traffic Safety, Wet Weather

November 24, 2020
​ Parkland Community Update for November 24, 2020   Good Afternoon Parkland Community,   A few announcements and reminders as we head into the middle of the week.    Purdy's Holiday Order – Last Day to Order is Tomorrow, November 25 th Last day to order Purdy's through the Parkland PAC...

Parkland Holiday Events Information

November 20, 2020
​ Parkland Holiday Events Guide
Although this year is going to look and sound a little different around the holiday season, we are going to be celebrating the season with a few special events:   Festive Friday Theme Days Parkland will be hosting the following Festive Friday Theme Days in...

Dr. Charles Best Leadership's Bottle Drop-off Fundraiser

November 09, 2020
​Please see the attachment for Dr. Charles Best Leadership's Bottle Drop-off Fundraiser​ to support the Royal Canadian Legion.  Instead of it ending on November 10 th , the ending date has been changed to November 30 th . 

Remembrance Day Ceremony Information

November 09, 2020
​ Remembrance Day Ceremony – Tuesday, November 10 th We will be recognizing Remembrance Day on Tuesday, November 10th. The school district is hosting a virtual ceremony - all Parkland classes will be adjusting our break times so all our classes can watch and participate in the ceremony together. ​

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Winter Weather & Snow Information

November 09, 2020
​ Winter Weather Information Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other inclement weather conditions. All schools in School District 43 (Coquitlam) will remain OPEN, if possible, during winter weather, including snowfall.   However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather. Partial-district closures...

Parkland Community Update for November 4, 2020

November 04, 2020
​ Parkland Community Update for November 4, 2020   Good Afternoon Parkland Community,   A few announcements and reminders as we head into the end of the week.   Attached is the November PAC Newsletter.    School Photo Ordering & Retake Day – Monday, November 9 th A reminder, all families...

Parkland Community Update for October 29, 2020 - Halloween, Remembrance Day

October 29, 2020
Halloween 2020
Tomorrow, Friday, October 30th will be “Halloween" at Parkland. I'm resending some information I shared with families last week to be mindful of. You'll also find a parent message from the superintendent of schools attached outlining the district's expectations around Halloween.   Some reminders and points to keep...

Parkland Community Update for October 22, 2020 - Pro-D Tomorrow, Neufeld Farms

October 22, 2020
​ Provincial Pro-D Day – TOMORROW, Friday, October 23 rd No school for students this Friday as there is a Provincial Professional Development Day.   Neufeld Farms Fundraising Ordering Opportunity As the 2020-2021 School Year is unlike any others, our school and PAC community is mindful of limiting the number of...

Parkland Community Update for October 20, 2020 - Early Dismissals, Conferences, Halloween

October 20, 2020
​ Early Dismissal 1:45 PM & Parent-Teacher Conferences - Tomorrow and Thursday A reminder to all our families, there are early dismissals tomorrow and Thursday (October 21 & 22) at 1:45 PM to accommodate our virtual Parent-Teacher Conference days. If you have yet to schedule a time with your child's teacher, please...

October 2020 PAC Information

October 14, 2020
Please find the October 2020 PAC Newsletter and October PAC Meeting Agenda Attached to this announcement.​

Photo Ordering Information For Families

October 02, 2020
​All photo orders will be done online this year - photos can be ordered at any time during the school year - please see the attachment for more details.

Parkland Community Update for Sept 30, 2020

September 30, 2020
​ Photo Day – Thursday, October 8 th   Mountain West Studios will be taking individual photos of each student in our gym. All established Health and Safety protocols will be followed during Photo Day. Only one learning group will be allowed in the gym at one time – so students...

Parkland Community Update for September 24th

September 24, 2020
​ PAC Meeting Tonight – 7:00 PM A reminder the September PAC Meeting will be happening from 7:00 – 8:00 PM in the front Parkland parking lot – if it's raining, we will move to one of the covered areas at the back of the school. Please see the attached agenda...

Superintendent's letter regarding Community Communications

September 23, 2020
​Please see the attached letter from SD43 Superintendent Patricia Gartland outlining the community communication plan that will be initiated in the event of a potential COVID-19 exposure in a school.​

Updated Health Check Screen

September 21, 2020
The BC Centre of Disease Control has just revised the Daily Health Check form.  You recently completed a previous version of the Daily Health Check, however the previous form has now been updated as the BC Centre for Disease Control has changed the list of symptoms and procedures that families need...

​Parkland Community Update for September 18th, 2020​

September 18, 2020
September 18 th , 2020   Stay Connected Parkland Webpage - http://www.sd43.bc.ca/school/parkland/Pages/default.aspx Parkland PAC Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/ParklandElementaryPAC/                                         Coming Soon!   Sunday, September 20 th                        Terry Fox Run Virtual Run Day   Thursday, September 24 th                    PAC Meeting – 7:00 to 8:00 PM – Front Parking Lot  ...

Tuesday Updates for Sept 15, 2020

September 15, 2020
​A few Tuesday updates: We had another indoor recess and lunch due to the poor air quality. The Parkland PAC have posted a Welcome Back Message to the Parkland PAC Facebook page which can be found by following this link: PARKLAND PAC FACEBOOK PAGE. The first meeting will be on Thursday,...

Air Quality Update

September 13, 2020
​ I am certain the air quality has impacted your weekend activities. Please note - school will be open Monday, September 14, 2020. The School District will be following all Medical Health Officer Health and Safety Guidelines related to AIR QUALITY warnings and COVID-19. Families should check the District website in...

Update for Monday, Sept 14th Morning

September 11, 2020
​Hi Parkland Families, Congratulations to our school community on making it through orientation week! We are looking forward to beginning in our learning groups next week and starting our learning journey for this school year. Next steps: Your teacher will be emailing a message today welcoming your child to their learning...

Parkland Community Update for Sept 9, 2020

September 10, 2020
​Dear Parkla nd Families, A few reminders & announcements as we head into the next two days and next week:   Daily Health Check Starting on Thursday, before your child comes to school, please conduct a health check using the Daily Health Check (attached) for any of the symptoms on the...

Parkland Community Message - Delayed Email Delivery

September 10, 2020
​ Hi Parkland Families,   There have been some issues with some of our families receiving emails – in particular, Hotmail accounts have been slow to receive messages   The Provincial MyEd Team, who oversees the provincial network, is aware of the issues in sending email messages to Hotmail addresses from...

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...

September Start Up Notice and Information

August 28, 2017
​Please see the following information about September Start Up

First Week Back Information

June 29, 2017
​Please see the attachment for details about the first week.

Parents as Partners in Prevention & Emergency Preparedness

January 31, 2017
​Please see attached information about these information sessions 

I Choose Kindness T-Shirt Order Forms

January 10, 2017
I Choose Kindness tshirt ordering form.pdf Please see the attached information regarding ordering. Orders will be taken at the office until January 27.

Let's Talk - Revised Curriculum

January 10, 2017
Please see the attached flier for information about this opportunity to learn about and discuss the new curriculum. Let's Talk.pdf

Foundation Skills Assessment Letter

December 08, 2016
​Please find attached information about the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) from Patricia Gartland our Superintendent of Schools. All Grade 4 students in BC will be involved in this assessment in the new year. Please let me know if you have any questions. FSA Letter to Parents from Superintendent - Dec 2016.pdf...

Centennial Christmas Market - Friday

December 06, 2016
​Centennial Business Club is holding a Christmas Market this upcoming Friday, December 9th, at 570 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC V3J 6A8 and would like to invite your student body, along with their family, to come and visit. Our event will be held after school from 3:15pm-7:30pm. We would like to ask if you...

November Newsletter

November 10, 2016
Please see the latest newsletter by clicking on this link: Parkland November Newsletter . This newsletter includes information about: Upcoming Events The Revised Curriculum Information about the redesign of report cards Pi of the Tiger Math Camp (for Grade 5 students)

Winter Weather Ahead!

October 23, 2016
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. Partial-district closures affecting individual schools...

Letter from Minister of Education re: Communicating Student Learning

October 05, 2016
Please see the attached letter from Mike Bernier, Minister of Education. The ministry is seeking community feedback regarding the process for communicating student learning. The deadline for providing feedback is February 28.

First Week Back Information

September 06, 2016
​Please see attached the notice sent home with students on Tuesday explaining the events of the first week.

Kindergarten Gradual Entry

August 30, 2016
Information about gradual entry group placement will be sent out to all Kindergarten Families on Wednesday, August 31.

School Calendar Public and Partner Group Survey

May 05, 2016
May 6, 2016 Re: School Calendar Public and Partner Group Survey Parents/Guardians and SD43 staff: In preparation for future school years, we are asking for you feedback on our proposed calendars for the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.   Below are two links, one is to our district website that...

Upcoming Events & New Principal's Blog Post

February 04, 2016
Please see attached information about upcoming events and a link to my new Principal's Blog post.

Kindergarten Registration

January 21, 2016
If your child is five years old on or before December 31, 2016 he or she is old enough to enter school in September 2016. You may defer your child’s enrolment until September 2017. The registration days this year are February 2. 3. and 4. It is important that you register...

Upcoming events and other Parkland Happenings

January 07, 2016
Please see the attached information

Foundation Skills Assessment - Grade 4 students

December 16, 2015
All Grade 4 students will be involved in the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) in the  new year. Please see the attached letter from our Superintendent of Schools.

Additional Non Instructional Days

November 18, 2015
Please see the attached letter from our Superintendent of Schools regarding the placement of two non-instructional days provided by the Ministry of Education to provide in-service for teachers regarding the new curriculum.

Winter Weather Ahead!!

October 28, 2015
Please read the attachment so that you are aware of the district process that is followed in the rare situation that schools need to be closed due to extreme weather situations.

Halloween Costumes

October 17, 2015
Please see the attached message about Halloween Costumes from the Children of the Street Society

PAC Orientation

September 20, 2015
The District Parent Advisory Council Executive invites all District 43 parents to a Parent Advisory Council 101 Orientation session on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  The evening is open to all parents, grandparents, caregivers and other stakeholders of education in the district, and we encourage those...

Superintendent's Welcome Back Letter

September 16, 2015
The attached letter is sent on behalf of Patricia Gartland, Superintendent. 

District Email Difficulties

September 13, 2015
Please be aware that the district email has had some difficulties for the past week.  I have been able to answer emails but am concerned that some may not have made it through. If you have emailed me or any other staff over the past week and have not heard back...

New Principal's Blog Post - "Welcome Back and Class Placement"

September 13, 2015
I have posted a new blog post. Usually I send out an email to all families when I do this but due to email difficulties currently I have not been able to send email to the community. I will send an email out tomorrow in this regard. Welcome Back and Class...

School Supplies

September 13, 2015
Students may now bring all of their school supplies.

First Week Plans (Wednesday to Friday)

September 08, 2015
Please see the attached letter that was sent home with all students today.

School Supply Lists

August 21, 2015
In preparation for school start-up please know that our supply lists are posted on our website here: https://www.sd43.bc.ca/elementary/parkland/Parents/SchoolSupplies/Pages/default.aspx   Kindergarten Supplies: There is no school supply list for Kindergarten students. Our Kindergarten teachers will be requesting an amount of money from you and will purchase all of the supplies your child...

Kindergarten - First Week Schedule

July 18, 2015
Please see the attached information. I sent out an email in July letting people know which group their child is in. If you didn't receive it or have forgotten which group your child is in for the first week please email me and I will remind you: astrang@sd43.bc.ca ...

Summer Learning

March 30, 2015
SUMMER LEARNING 2015 ONLINE Registration Dates (6:00 a.m. Opening) Elementary Skill Building:   May 26 th   Students must have an account with our online system BEFORE registering for courses.   Please visit our website and create/update your account now .   To create an account you will need your child’s PEN number, which is...

SD43 Budget Consultation Process

March 29, 2015
Please see the attachment for details about the Public Consultation Process in Coquitlam.

Kindergarten Registration

January 09, 2015
Kindergarten registration for September 2015 will be held throughout the district on February 3, 4, 5, 2015.   Parents should register their children at the elementary school serving their neighbourhood/ catchment.   Please bring the following documents: Proof of citizenship for parent & child (one of): birth certificate; passport; PR Card; Canadian Citizenship...

Making Sense of Anxiety

January 06, 2015
Please see the attachment for more information. I hope to see many Parkland families at this presentation. Colleen is a fantastic speaker and will help us all gain a better understanding of how to support our children in our Anxiety provoking world!!

Registration Information 2015-2016

January 03, 2015
Please click here to find detailed information about the process for Registration for the 2015-2016 school year. This includes information and dates about: Kindergarten Registration, Middle School Registration, Middle School Information Meetings for Grade 5s, Cross Catchment Application Process, Registration for various Programs of Choice (French Immersion, Montessori, etc). http://www.sd43.bc.ca/elementary/parkland/About/Registration/Pages/default.aspx

Santa Breakfast!!

November 17, 2014
Please consider volunteering for this wonderful Christmas Tradition at Parkland!! The volunteer form is attached to this message.

Welcome Back to School - 2014-2015 school year

September 23, 2014
Superintendent Tom Grant issues a letter on behalf of the Board of Education welcoming everyone back. The Superintendent wishes students, parents, teachers, and staff a great year.

Notices sent home on the first day

September 22, 2014
Please find the not sent home with our Kindergarten students and our Grade 1-5 students attached.

Kindergarten - Plans for the First Week

September 19, 2014
Please see attached the plans for the first week of school for our Kindergarten Students. We are excited to welcome our newest students to our school!!

Grades 1 - 5 - Plans for the first week of School

September 19, 2014
Please see the attachment for details about our plans for the first week. We are excited to see everyone on Monday!!

Letter to Parents re: September 2

August 29, 2014
Please see the attached letter from Tom Grant (Superintendent of Schools)

Letter to Parents/ Guardians and Students Re: Sept 2 School Opening

August 25, 2014
Please see the attached letter to Parents/Guardians and Students from Superintendent Tom Grant regarding the provincial education labour dispute and its impact on our September 2nd scheduled start of the school year.

REVISED: Kindergarten School Start-up Information

August 18, 2014
**Please Note location change for new Kindergarten Students - meeting in the Library Please see the attached information.

REVISED: First Week of September & Registration Information

August 18, 2014
**Please Note location changes for new Kindergarten Students (now in the Library) and Students new to Parkland (Room 23) Attached please find information about what students will be doing during the first week of school this year. I am hopeful that the current labour dispute will be resolved at the bargaining...

School Supplies

August 18, 2014
Lists of school supplies your child will need can be found under the "Parents" tab above or by clicking here: Parkland School Supply Lists

Registration Week

August 18, 2014
If you have just moved to our neighbourhood - welcome to Parkland! To register at our school, please bring your documentation on Tuesday, Aug 26, Wedesday, Aug 27th or Thursday, Aug 28th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.   For information about the documentation we need when you register please go...

BCTF Job Action Update - June 17

June 19, 2014
Please view the attached letter from SD43 Superintendent, Tom Grant, for information on provincial exams, final marks and other updates regarding BCTF Job Action.

Teacher Job Action Update

June 12, 2014
BCTF president, Jim Iker, has announced that BCTF members, our teachers, will be escalating their strike. There will be a “rotating strike” on Monday, June 16, 2014. On this day, teachers will be attending a study session. On Tuesday, June 17, 2104, and into the future, Mr. Iker has stated that...

BCTF Rotating Strike Action - Week 3

June 08, 2014
The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation has announced that its members will continue with rotating strike action throughout the Province of BC next week. School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) will be impacted on Friday, June 13, 2014. Please click here for more information.

BCTF Rotating Strike Action

May 25, 2014
For details please click here: BCTF Rotating Strike Action

BCTF Rotating Strike Action

May 23, 2014
Please follow this link for information regarding the upcoming BCTF job action: BCTF Job Action Announcement

Teacher Job Action Information

April 22, 2014
Please see the attached letter from Tom Grant (SD#43 Superintendent of Schools) regarding Teacher Job Action that begins Wednesday, April 23.

SD #43 Public Consultation Process

April 04, 2014
Community consultation events take place from April 1 - 15th Please go to this site for more info about dates and times: http://www.sd43.bc.ca/budget/Pages/Attend.aspx

District Budget Input Opportunities

March 29, 2014
Please see the attachment for information.

The Bears are Awake!

March 27, 2014
Public Advisory Coquitlam – A recent encounter with a bear has prompted the local Mounties to issue an advisory. Read more>>>

The bears are awake!

March 27, 2014
Public Advisory The bears are awake! Coquitlam – A recent encounter with a bear has prompted the local Mounties to issue an advisory. Read more>>>

Ready Set Learn

January 13, 2014
If you have a three year old child please plan to attend. See attachment for more info!!

Social and Emotional Learning - Miriam Miller

January 13, 2014
You are invited to a PARENT INFORMATION EVENING with   Miriam Miller Thursday. February 27 th 7pm to 8:30pm Hillcrest Middle School Gym   Miriam Miller is an educational consultant working with educators and researchers and specializes in Social / Emotional Learning. Miriam works in several research labs: Social, Emotional and Educational Development...

Parenting our kids in the 21st Century

January 13, 2014
Please see the attached information about a parenting presentation that will be happening in our district on February 4th. I have attended a few sessions with Kevin Cameron and his message is a very important one for all of us who are raising children in today’s world. Some Parkland parents attended...

FSA 2014 (Foundation Skills Assessment)

December 15, 2013
Please see the attachment for information about the FSA. This test it to be written by our Grade 4 students.

2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration Information

December 08, 2013
If your child is registering to begin Kindergarten next year please visit our webpage for detailed information about registration dates: Kindergarten Registration Information   Please understand that registration for Kindergarten during the February dates is very important so that our school can pass along important information about our Welcome to Kindergarten...

SD#43 Extreme Weather Plans

November 23, 2013
Please see the attachement for information about Extreme Weather Plans and the protocol for school closures due to extreme weather.

Community Dialogue for Victoria Park as a part of Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods

November 13, 2013
Join School District 43 at the upcoming Victoria Park community workshop to share your ideas and concerns for the future of a portion of Victoria Park. Children are welcome to attend.   Community Workshop #2: Victoria Park   Location: Leigh Elementary School Gymnasium, 1230 Soball Road, Coquitlam   Start Time: 11/19/2013 6:30 PM  ...

Safe Schools Task Force - Final Kevin Cameron Presentation

November 09, 2013
Don't miss the final Safe Schools Presentation for this school year! Parents who have attended throughout the year have spoken very highly of this opportunity.   Please see attached for more information.

Tom Davies - Celebration of Life

October 28, 2013
Please see the attached information for details.

Consultation Process: Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods

October 27, 2013
Please see the attached letter to parents inviting them to these public consultation sessions.   School District 43 is currently facilitating a community engagement process for the Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods initiative.   The number of students enrolling in the school district is growing -- in the next decade there will...

Scholastic Book Fair

October 13, 2013
Please see attachment for information and our calendar for dates.

Town Centre Fire Station Open House

October 07, 2013
Please see attachment for details.

Hallo"green" Costume Contest

October 05, 2013
Get creative and use your imagination to make a Halloween costume with reusable or recycled materials that creates zero waste. The top three costumes will each earn a prize and will be featured on the City’s website. Please see the attached document for details.

PAC Page

October 01, 2013
Please check out our PAC Page. Information is being added frequently that may be useful to parents. The latest addition is a resource site: Stay on the Path: Teaching Kids to be Safe and Ethical Online"

Parkland PAC Meeting

September 22, 2013
7:00 - 9:00 All parents are automatically PAC (Parent Advisory Committee) members and are encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. Please see attached agenda.

Parenting our Kids in the 21st Century

September 18, 2013
Please see the attached information about a presentation being held in our district next Thursday, September 26 th . It has been set up by the School District No. 43 Safe Schools Task Force and will be the first in a series of three events sponsored by The Ministry of Education,...

Emergency Forms

September 16, 2013
Please click on the link below for a detailed explanation of how to complete the Emergency Forms: Emergency Form Instructions

PAC Orientation Session

September 09, 2013
The District Parents Advisory Council (PAC) will be hosting a PAC Orientation session on Wed. September 25 from 7-9 pm in the Gallery Room at Winslow Centre.   T his evening is very beneficial for PAC Executive & all parents.

Welcome Back!!

September 03, 2013
Please see the attached information about the first week of school. We hope you all had a fantastic holiday and we look forward to seeing everyone again!

Last Day of School

June 23, 2013
Last Day of School – Thursday, June 27 th Thursday, June 27 th is the last day of school for students . Please note the format for the day: 10:30 – 11:30 ~ Year-end assembly 11:30 – Report Cards handed out to students 11:30 – Students who have provided a note...

Blissful Parenting Workshop

February 10, 2013
Please see attached flier for more information and registration details.

School Calendar 2012-2014 Survey

January 27, 2013
The proposed School District #43 calendar is currently being designed. The district is looking for public input and has posted a survey here: School Calendar Survey.  The calendar will then be submitted to the Board on February 26 th for their approval during a public meeting.  Following Board approval it will...

District Message about Snow and School Closures

December 19, 2012
The district decision to close needs to occur by 6:30 a.m. so that families can plan and make alternate arrangements should schools be closed.  While the District tries to make the best decision with the information we have the weather changes quickly for the worse or for the better.   Schools are...

Procedure for weather related school closures

December 18, 2012
The district makes decisions about weather related school closures in the morning and posts it on the district website by 6:30 AM : School District 43 Website . Announcements are also run on various local radio stations: CKWX (1130) AM, CKNW (980) AM or CBC (690). The announcement on the...

Link to FSA Student Login

January 09, 2012
Click on this link to access the ministry FSA site.

Lunch Lady

November 09, 2011
New orders for Jan and Feb. plus two special Dec. lunches are available on the table across from the Library or you can order at www.thelunchlady.ca

Swimming at Chimo Pool - Wren/Augustine Classes

June 24, 2011
Students will need to bring a bathing suit and towel for Monday, June 27th.  We will be walking to the pool and back.

Scientist from High Touch High Tech comes to visit Grade 1's

May 03, 2011
Friday, May 20, 2011 The scientist is coming to present a workshop called, "Get Buggy". We will learn about bugs and get to see, hear, touch, and possibly smell them! We had an awesome time in March and we are REALLY excited to have them come to our classroom again.

Parkland Public Speaking Festival on Thursday March 3 at 10:45 a.m in the Gymnasium

February 22, 2011
Three students from each of the Grade 4 and 5 classes will give their speech to the rest of the Grade 3, 4 and 5 students and guest judges in the gymnasium.  Parents are welcome to attend.  One grade 4 student and one grade 5 student will be chosen by the...

Student Led Conferences - Feb 10 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

January 25, 2011
Any alterations to this schedule will be sent home by individual teachers.

Breakfast with Santa/PJ Day - 8:00 a.m. in Parkland Gymnasium

December 02, 2010
Come have some pancakes and have your picture taken with Santa Clause

Student Safety during drop-off and pick-up

October 05, 2010
In order to ensure the safety of our students, their siblings and parents, we ask that you follow the directions from our traffic safety parent-volunteers. Please avoid making u-turns on Regan Avenue and please refrain from moving the traffic cones. We also ask that you avoid parking in the staff parking...

Class Lists for 2010-2011

September 13, 2010
Class lists will be posted outside the front of the school and the courtyard at 8:30 am on September 14/2010. Students need to bring their school supplies.

PARKLAND ELEMENTARY REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE

August 30, 2010
PARKLAND ELEMENTARY REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE PLEASE OPEN ATTACHMENT

September 7, 2010: All students attend from 9:00-9:45

July 02, 2010
Signs will be posted regarding where students report for attendance. Pre-packaged school supplies (if you ordered) will be handed out on this day.

School Supply Lists 2010-2011

July 02, 2010
School Supply Lists have been posted to the Parkland Website in the PARENT section. 

Olympic Spirit Assembly #3 February 8th

January 27, 2010
We will have another Olympic Spirit Assembly on February 8th at 1pm

Olympic Presentation, Feb 22nd, 11-12

January 19, 2010
We are pleased to announce that Katherine Weatherston, Canadian Oylmpic hockey player, will be at Parkland on Feb 22nd from 11-12. She will be displaying her Olympic medals and a very motivational presentation.

Olympic Spirit Assembly #2 on Jan 25th

January 19, 2010
Our second Olympic Spirit Assembly will take place on January 25th at 10:50 in the gym. Students will display their Olympic Banners. We will also have Olympic Torch Bearer, Bob McNary present.

Parkland Elementary School

1563 Regan Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 3B7
604.939.1151 604.937.8030 parkland@sd43.bc.ca
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Our school strives to keep our community informed. However, during urgent events, visit www.sd43.bc.ca to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information.