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Smiling Creek Elementary
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
News Archive

Summer Office Hours & Registration

July 11, 2022
​Hello Smiling Creek Community,
Although the school is open for summer learning until July 29, registration for the regular school year will begin on Tuesday, August 30. Hours are 9:00 to 3:00 pm.  A fillable PDF and required documents are located on the SD 43 website.​
Move-in dates into our catchment over...

2022-23 Code of Conduct review

June 10, 2022
​Please review prior to the June 14th PAC meeting for a discussion. 

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...

MDI Log In

December 31, 2020

Thank-you to T & T Markets!

October 02, 2020

Learning Options for SD 43 Families

September 02, 2020

Kindergarten Registration

January 08, 2020
Registration for kindergarten for Smiling Creek for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on February 3rd.  Registration will start at 9:30.  Registration will continue for the rest of the week.  We will also begin taking registrations for students in grades 1-5 the week of February 10th, unless you are registering a...

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...

Kindergarten Registration

February 15, 2018
​ For families residing in the Smiling Creek Catchment, kindergarten registration, as well as registration for Grades 1-5 will be now be taking place at Leigh Elementary.The office is open from 8-3:30pm . Please verify your school catchment by entering your address in the school locator, which can be found using this...

Smiling Creek Elementary

3456 Princeton Ave, Coquitlam BC
V3E 0G1
(604) 931-9280 (604) 937-8067 Smiling Creek Office
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