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SD43 Making Progress on Capital Plan

February 16, 2018
​ Sesismic Projects École Irvine Elementary
Replacement of school funded by Ministry of Education in January 2018.   Minnekhada Middle
Construction has now begun     Expansion Projects Sheffield Elementary (Burke Mountain)
Project Development Report underway.   École Dr. Charles Best Secondary Addition
SD43 Board of Education is funding...

Capital Projects Update - February 2018

February 01, 2018
Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.  

SD43 has awarded the construction contract for Minnekhada Middle School

February 01, 2018
​SD43 has awarded the construction contract for Minnekhada Middle School with construction scheduled to begin soon.
Check out renderings, drawings, a video and updates  here.  
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SD43 receives $24.3 million for a new École Irvine Elementary School

February 01, 2018
Today, ​January 30, 2018, Minister of Education Rob Fleming announced $24.3 million of funding for School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) to seismically replace École Irvine Elementary School.
Read full announcement here. 
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Capital Projects Updates - December 2017

December 05, 2017
Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.  

Capital Projects Updates - September 2017

September 26, 2017
​Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.

Capital Projects Updates - June 2017

June 16, 2017
​Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.​

Capital Project Updates - April 2017

April 18, 2017
​Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.​

Capital Projects Update - February 2017

February 10, 2017
​Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.​

SD43 receives $33.3 million for a new Minnekhada Middle School

February 10, 2017
​Minister of Education Mike Bernier has announced $33.3 million of funding for School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) to seismically replace Minnekhada Middle School in Port Coquitlam. Click here to read the full announcement.

Capital Projects Update - December 2016

December 12, 2016
Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.​

Government letter on seismic mitigation funding and media release on utilization targets for school construction.

October 27, 2016
​Please see attached for the government letter on seismic mitigation funding and media release on utilization targets for school construction

Capital Projects Update - September 2016

September 13, 2016
Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.​

SD43 École Banting Middle School Update

July 12, 2016
Please see the attached file below for an update from School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) on the construction contract for the seismic replacement of École Banting Middle School.​ 07.07.16-BantingMiddle-UpdateLetter.pdf

Elementary School on Burke Mountain gets official name

July 12, 2016
​The planned elementary school on Burke Mountain has officially received its name. 'Smiling Creek Elementary' was selected as the new name for the school slated to open for the 2018-19 school year. The name was unanimously approved at the Regular Board Meeting held on Tuesday, July 5 by School District No....

Capital Projects Update - June 2016

June 13, 2016
Please see attached for a summary of updates on our current Capital Projects.

Minnekhada Middle Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Survey

April 11, 2016
In anticipation of Provincial approval and funding for the seismic replacement of Minnekhada Middle School, we are asking stakeholders to complete a survey to provide feedback to School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) regarding the Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) development for this school.   Please visit the following link to complete the survey...

School Naming - 3456 Princeton Avenue in Smiling Creek Neighbourhood

March 16, 2016
School District #43 (Coquitlam) is currently seeking suggestions for the name of the new elementary school located at 3456 Princeton Avenue in the Smiling Creek neighbourhood on Burke Mountain, Coquitlam.   Deadline for submissions is Thursday April 21, 2016   For more information, please see the attached flyer.      ...

Blakeburn Open House on Detached Addition

January 22, 2016
See attachments for details on an Open House on the Blakeburn Elementary School Detached Addition and the presentation to be made.

Port Coquitlam School Design Wins Prestigious Award

January 22, 2016
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) and design partner Perkins+Will Architects are pleased to announce that the design of École Pitt River Community Middle School in Port Coquitlam has received the prestigious Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Merit Award from the Architectural Institute of BC. Established in 1920, the Architectural Institute of British...

Funding received for a new elementary school on Burke Mountain

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, November 30, 2015 - Today, Minister of Education Mike Bernier announced $20.5 million of funding for School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) to build an elementary school in the Smiling Creek neighborhood of Burke Mountain. Watch a video here.   Minister Bernier along with school district Board Chair Judy Shirra, Port Moody-Coquitlam...

SD43 Smiling Creek School Update

January 22, 2016
Please see attached file below for an update from the School District 43 Board of Education on an elementary school in the Smiling Creek neighbourhood.

Smiling Creek Elementary Open House and Neighbourhood Learning Centre Consultation Presentation

January 22, 2016
On June 24, 2015 SD43 hosted an Open House and Neighbourhood Learning Centre Consultation for Smiling Creek Elementary. The goals of this evening were to share: our collaborative work with the City of Coquitlam on this joint school/park site, a summary of the conceptual design process so far and next steps,...

Thank You Letter to Burke Mtn Community Members

January 22, 2016
Please see attached letter from Board of Education.

Burke Mountain (Smiling Creek Neighbourhood) New Elementary School Open House and NLC Consultation

January 22, 2016
In anticipation of Provincial approval and funding for a new elementary school on Burke Mountain in the Smiling Creek neighbourhood, School District No. 43 would like to invite the community to an Open House and Community Consultation. 

Our goals are to share:

The results of the Neighbourhood Learning Centre programming consultation process...

Letter to Minister of Education RE: Burke Mtn School Sites

January 22, 2016
On June 16, 2015, Judy Shirra, Chair – Board of Education School District 43 (Coquitlam); Douglas Horne, MLA – Coquitlam-Burke Mountain Riding; Richard Stewart, Mayor – City of Coquitlam; and Kevin Layden, President and CEO – Wesbild Holdings Ltd, signed the attached joint letter to Education Minister, Peter Fassbender regarding school...

Burke Mountain School Sites - Public Presentation

January 22, 2016
On June 16, 2015 SD43 hosted a public information session providing updates on future school sites in the Burke Mountain area.  Attached is a copy of SD43's presentation.  

Burke Mountain School Site Announcement

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, June 16, 2015 - In an unprecedented partnership between School District 43, the Government of British Columbia, City of Coquitlam and private partner Wesbild, land is secured to accommodate five new schools for the fast-growing Burke Mountain community.    See attached news release for more information

Burke Mountain (Smiling Creek) Elementary Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Survey

January 22, 2016
In anticipation of Provincial approval and funding for an elementary school on Burke Mountain in the Smiling Creek Neighbourhood, School District No.43 would like to ask you to fill out this survey so we can receive your suggestions and feedback regarding the development of the Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) for this...

Progress on Burke Mountain

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, February 17, 2015 - School District No.43 (Coquitlam) has been working collaboratively with the Ministry of Education, the City of Coquitlam and Wesbild to build schools in the Burke Mountain area that will meet the needs of the Burke Mountain community. This project has been a number one priority for...

École Banting Middle School Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Survey 2015

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, January 13, 2015 - The École Banting Middle School Neighbourhood Learning Centres (NLC) is online and ready for students, parents, staff and community members to have a voice in the next École Banting Middle School.   Please start the survey here: Banting NLC Survey   This Survey is open until Tuesday, January...

School District No.43 (Coquitlam) is pleased to announce the official opening of École Pitt River Community Middle School

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, BC, Monday, October 27, 2014 - School District No.43 (Coquitlam) is pleased to announce the official opening of École Pitt River Community Middle School. The grand opening was held on Oct. 27, 2014. The Ministry of Education and the School District decided to build a replacement school for the City...

Future Site Identified for Joint Elementary School and Park in Coquitlam

January 22, 2016
Coquitlam, October 20, 2014 - The City of Coquitlam and School District 43 have announced their intent to purchase land in the Smiling Creek neighbourhood as the future site of a joint elementary school and park.   For more information, please see the attached Information Bulletin.

Replacement Banting Middle School announced for Coquitlam

January 22, 2016
VICTORIA , October 9, 2014 – A new $22.5-million project agreement was announced today for the replacement of École Banting Middle School in Coquitlam under the Seismic Mitigation Program. École Banting is a dual track school with both French Immersion and English programs.   For more information, please see the attached News...

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