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Walton Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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The Week Ahead

January 10, 2020

Mr. Jankowiak will join Walton at Morning Fitness on Wednesday, January 15th.  Parents are welcome to join and meet our new principal!  Mr. Jankowiak will officially start on Monday, January 27th, which happens to be a professional day!  Therefore, you’ll get a chance to see him on Tuesday, January 28th.

We will celebrate the Lunar New Year on Thursday, January 30th with the Lion Dance at 11:00am.  Each Mandarin class will also be performing for parents at at 2:00pm. 

Pink Shirt Day:  Pink Shirt Day is Thursday, February 27th.  We will make available an online order form if you wish to purchase a SD43 Pink Shirt for your child.  There are adult sizes available.  The order form has already gone out on School Cash On Line.  This is optional so if please disregard if you do not wish to purchase a shirt.  We will be encouraging all students to wear a pink shirt on February 27th.  They can wear a shirt that they’ve ordered in the past.

Kindergarten Registration for our neighbourhood catchment program begins Tuesday, February 3rd.  Please read the attached brochure for more information.  If you interested in the Mandarin Kindergarten program, please be aware that the online registration program begins Thursday, January 16th at 9:00am.  We will be hosting an information session on Wednesday, January 15th, 6:00-7:00pm in our gymnasium.

Programs of Choice Information

This is a reminder to all parents considering applying for their child to be entered in to a district Program of Choice. Programs of Choice are offered at the Elementary and Middle School levels. You must apply for a Program of Choice even if you have an older child already in the program. Please read the information below carefully and you are encouraged to attend the information sessions for each program. For more information see the District website and click on “Programs of Choice” (lower right side)

Elementary Programs

K French Immersion – Parent Info Session: Monday, January 13, 2020, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Como Lake Middle School (Gymnasium)
1121 King Albert Avenue, Coquitlam


K Reggio – Parent Info Session: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
Meadowbrook Elementary School
900 Sharpe Street, Coquitlam


K Mandarin – Parent Info Session: Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Walton Elementary School
2960 Walton Avenue, Coquitlam


K Montessori -Parent Info Session: Thursday, January 9, 2020, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Winslow Centre (Gallery Room)
1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam


Middle School Programs

Late French Immersion – Parent Info Session: Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Montgomery Middle School (Gymnasium)
​1900 Edgewood Avenue, Coquitlam


Montessori – Parent Info Session: Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Scott Creek Middle School
1240 Lansdowne Dr, Coquitlam


On May 14, 2020, Coquitlam Public Library will host its fifth annual Science Expo, featuring more than $2,000 in cash prizes for students. A partnership event with School District 43 and Douglas College, the Science Expo is open to kids and teens from gr. 4 through 12 who live or go to school in the Tri-Cities, Anmore or Belcarra.  Students can compete on their own, or in teams of two. Projects will fit into four categories: Elementary (gr. 4 and 5); Middle (gr. 6 to 8); Junior (gr. 9 and 10); and Senior (gr. 11 and 12).

The registration deadline is 9 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 30, 2020.

Details about the Expo are here also located at:  


Upcoming Dates:

  • Professional Day (School Closed), Monday, January 27th
  • PAC Meeting, Tuesday, January 28th
  • Lunar New Year Dance and Performance, Thursday, January 30th
  • Kindergarten Registration, Monday, February 3 to Wednesday, February 5
  • TheatreSports Improv (Walton PAC Sponsored), Thursday, February 13th at 9:15am (Parents welcome)
  • School Closed, Friday, February 14th
  • BC Family Day (School Closed), Monday, February 17th
  • Professional Day (School Closed), Friday, February 28th

Walton Elementary School

2960 Walton Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3B 6V6
604.941.1962 604.937.8040
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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