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Fraser Health Message re: Novel Coronavirus

January 24, 2020
​ Fraser Health Medical Health Officers are monitoring reports of the novel coronavirus (named 2019-nCov), first identified in Wuhan, China. While there have been cases identified outside of China, all of these individuals are known to have recent travel associated with the Wuhan area.
Currently, there are no reports of cases...

Parents Need To Submit Their Child's Immunization Record to Public Health

January 23, 2020

BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It supports the gathering of immunization records by Public Health. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction, including those that are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in...

Read the latest Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board

January 23, 2020
SD43 invites the community to read the latest Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board presented at the Board Meeting on January 21 , 2020 by clicking here.
Superintendent's News and Events Report to the Board contain information on news and events, and the many successes and achievements of our schools, students, teachers, administrators,...
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SD43 graduation rates above provincial average, Canadian education system touted ‘high-quality’

January 23, 2020

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) graduation rates are consistently above the provincial average and Board of Education Chair Kerri Palmer Isaak commented, “Once again, we celebrate the students of SD43 and their achievements. Six-year completion and graduation rates that are above the provincial average are a testament to the hard...

Superintendent's Season's Greetings

December 16, 2019
​On behalf of School District No. 43 (Coquitlam), I would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our students, parents and employees! As we approach the holiday season after a busy fall, it is important to reflect on the year that has passed...

Requirements Under BC's New Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

November 04, 2019
​BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It supports the gathering of immunization records by Public Health. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction, including those that are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in First Nations...

Superintendent's Halloween Letter to Parents/Guardians

October 29, 2019
​ October 29, 2019  A Message to Parents and Guardians: Halloween Appropriateness 
Halloween across all schools in SD43 is a fun and festive day which brings the school community together.  Typically, the time around Halloween is incident-free and very respectful.  From time to time, a few students “in character” push...

Superintendent Patricia Gartland Welcomes Students and Families

September 04, 2019
SD43 Superintendent of Schools Patricia Gartland welcomes all students back to school. Read more here: Superintendent's Welcome Letter


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...


May 17, 2018

The 2019 Graduation Ceremony will be at the Massey Theatre. ( 735 8th Ave, New Westminster, BC).  It will be held on June 20th 2019. It will start at 6pm. The students will need to arrive there between 4:15 and 4:30.

• Rehearsal  – All MUST attend at 4:30 pm....

Orange Shirt Day

September 19, 2017
​September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. Please follow the link to learn more about this day. CABE will be supporting this cause by wearing our orange shirts on October 2nd.

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.


CABE Grad in TRi-Cities News - Master Chef Training

February 18, 2016
Here is a link to the article CABE Grad participates in Master chef cooking challenge to promote awareness and remind people the need to feed those who go hungry.  

Two Non-Instructional Days for Redesigned Curriculum Announced

November 19, 2015
Two non-instructional days for redesigned curriculum training have been announced.  Tuesday, February 9th and Monday, May 13th are non instructional days for students as teachers engage in training for the redesigned curriculum.  See attached letter from the Superintendent.

District Parent Advisory Council Executive invites all District 43 parents to a Parent Advisory Council 101

September 15, 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...

First day of school

September 19, 2014

Update on Tentative Agreement

September 16, 2014

Letter from Tom Grant

August 25, 2014

First Day schedule

July 04, 2014

Update on Strike situation

June 12, 2014
Please see attached document for more imformation

GRAD CEREMONY - JUNE 22nd at 6PM (Students arrive @430pm; Doors open @5:30pm)

May 05, 2014
We are looking forward to celebrating our latest group of CABE graduates. The ceremony will be held June 22nd at the Hard Rock Casino Theatre in Coquitlam.   Students are to arrive at the theatre at 4:30pm while the doors to the theatre will be open to general admission at 5:30pm.     If...

Steps to Effective Parenting

September 18, 2013
STEP offers a down-to-earth and practical way to meet the challenges of raising teenagers today. It’s a group discussion program that paves the way to improved parent-teen relationships; more responsible teenage behaviour in home, school and community; and teenage self-esteem and self-reliance. Place: Pinetree Secondary School Time: 7p.m. – 9p.m. Dates:...

Parenting our Kids in the 21st Century

September 18, 2013
Peer dynamics, school dynamics, and broader social dynamics can have a tremendous influence on our children and youth and the greatest evolving force of all is the role of technology from texting, social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat), to the Internet. This presentation will look at some of the most complex...


May 24, 2013
4:00pm - All graduates meet at the Red Robinson Theatre for rehearsal and gown pick up.   5:00pm - Doors open to the Reb Robinson Lobby.   5:30pm - Doors open to the Theatre for parents/guests.   6:00pm - Ceremony Begins    

Food Safe Certification Opportunity!

May 21, 2013
Food Safe Certification Opportunity!
Great to have on your resume!
30 spots only!!!
June 4/5 in the afternoon.
Sign up outside Ms. McKay’s room by the end of the day on Thursday.
$15 deposit for the book/certificate but Mr. McNaughton said he will give the money back to you if you...


February 05, 2013
Parents/Students,   Report cards will be picked up from the gym at lunch time on Wednesday, February 6th!

LGBTQ - Pride Lecture Series at PLEA in POCO

February 04, 2013
If interested, please see Virg! Prizes and snacks provided!

Youth Art Engagement!!!

January 25, 2013
Ms. Rose’s Youth Art Engagement starts Thursday Jan 31, 2013.  All students interested in participating are welcome to the sessions, every Thursday, core 3, create  art with us.  Please see me for a permission slip.  These need to be signed by a parent. The Cressy Arts Grant deadline has been extended...

Learning Initiative For Tomorrow - Scholarships

December 12, 2012   We would like to encourage all graduates that are currently in post-secondary or considering starting in January to look at a new initiative just launched last week. Wesbild has generously donated thousands of dollars for CABE graduates who want to pursue post-secondary opportunities. Check out the website for more information!...


November 29, 2012
Parents,   Report cards will be handed out to all students on Thursday at lunch. If you do not receive a report card and would like an update, please contact the office.   Thanks.

Early Dismissal Wednesday @ Lunch

October 23, 2012
Students, you will be dismissed at lunch time on Wednesday as teachers prepare to meet your parents.

Parent Teacher Night - Thursday

October 18, 2012
Parents, if you would like attend our parent/teacher night, please call the school (604-939-4522) and make an appointment. Space is limited!

Youth Suicide Community Forum - Terry Fox Theatre

October 17, 2012
On November 14th from 6-9pm at the Terry Fox Theatre, please join us for an evening of education, insight and awareness. The event will be of interest to parents, teens and professionals working with children or youth in the community. The event will include an online seminar presentation on teen suicide...

Bullying It Ends With You

October 16, 2012
BULLYING: IT ENDS WITH YOU The Joint Family Court and Youth Justice Committee invites students, parents, educators and interested persons to join together on Wednesday, October 24th at the Terry Fox Theater for a screening of the documentary How to Help: A Youth Perspective on Bullying. (See Link for more details) Bullying Ends With...

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