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CTA Scholarships and Bursary Applications - DUE Wednesday May 25, 2022.

April 21, 2022
The Coquitlam Teacher's Association offers three different opportunities for students planning to attend post-secondary ‚Äčin September 2022. Students may (and are encouraged to) apply for the Cam McKenzie Award, the Merit Award and/or a CTA Bursary.   YES, you may apply for all three but you need a separate application for each one.  Please email your...

Wesbild Lift Scholarship Application - DUE by Thursday May 26, 2022

April 21, 2022
‚ÄčWesbild Lift Scholarship Applications are available to download and complete. Please email the completed scholarship application form to no later than Thursday May 26, ‚Äč‚Äč2022. 

Information for Graduates of the Class of 2022

April 21, 2022
‚ÄčPlease look at the attached to see information that shared with our Class of 2022 at our April 21st Grad Breakfast. ‚Äč‚Äč Graduation Information Session_2022.pdf

Indigenous Veteran's Remembrance Day ppt.

November 10, 2021
‚ÄčThank you to Kaitlyn W. for researching and preparing this PowerPoint‚Äč that was presented today.
  Indigenous Veterans power point .pdf

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Numeracy Assessment November 4th

November 02, 2020
Students who are scheduled to write the Provincial Numeracy Assessment on Wednesday November 4th have been notified and MUST‚Äč be at CABE at their regularly scheduled time (A-L 9:00am; M-Z 12:00pm). ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč 
The Numeracy Assessment is a BC Ministry of Education ‚Äčgraduation requirement so it is very important that students who are scheduled to write...

Stage 2 Health & Safety Protocols K-12 - UPDATED OCTOBER 5th

October 07, 2020
‚ÄčBased upon COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 School Settings ‚ÄďAdvice from the BC Centre for Disease Control, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and WorkSafe BC‚Äč.
‚Äč Health Safety Protocols Parents Updated-Oct. 5 2020.pdf

Revised Daily Health Check Protocol September 21st

September 22, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read the attached letter from Superintendent Patricia Gartland and the revised Daily Health Check S‚Äčcreen form.‚Äč ‚Äč
Once you have read it, please complete the form through the Kev School Cash Online ‚Äč system.

Superintendent Daily Health Check letter _Sep.21.2020.pdf

Daily Health Check Screen_Sep.21.2020.pdf

Welcome Back Letter sent September 4th

September 04, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read the attached letter that was sent to parent/guardians on September 4th.
‚Äč Letter to parents Sept 4 2020.pdf

Stage 2 Return to School Survey

August 31, 2020
The BC Ministry of Education welcomes students back to attend in-class instruction beginning Thursday, September 10th.   BC schools are opening this school year in Phase 2 of the Ministry‚Äôs Restart Plan.
For planning purposes, we need to determine students who will be attending in-class instruction.  This survey asks you...

Important Parent Email - Sent August 31st, 2020

August 31, 2020
‚ÄčAttached is an email with important information about the 2020-21 year as well as a link to a survey that must be completed by all families.
Survey Link: Stage 2 Return to School Survey‚Äč
Parent email_August 31st.pdf

Wesbild LIFT Scholarship & Stewart Family Bursary Applications DUE JUNE 3rd

May 20, 2020
‚ÄčAttention all 2020 Grads: the Wesbild LIFT Scholarship & Stewart Family Bursary applications are due on June 3rd.   Please submit your application directly to Ms. McClenahan ( no later than 11:59 pm on June 3rd.   Wesbild LIFT Scholarship Application Form- due Wednesday June 3, 2020.docx   Stewart Bursary...

CTA Scholarship Applications Due May 22nd

May 16, 2020
‚ÄčEach year, six CABE graduates receive a Coquitlam Teacher's Association Award in one of three categories: ‚Äč‚ÄčCam McKenzie Award (citizenship, service, leadership) - 1 x $500  Merit Award (achievement)  - 1 x $500 CTA Student Assistance Bursary (financial need) - 4 x $300 
We encourage anyone who is planning on attending post-secondary this September ...

City of Coquitlam Volunteering Opportunities

May 01, 2020
‚ÄčClick on this link to learn more about opportunities to volunteer with the City of Coquitlam.

‚Äč City of Coquitlam Volunteer Opportunities

School Board Letter to Grade 12 Students and Families

April 30, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read this important message regarding graduation activities.

Important Parent Email -Sent April 7th

April 07, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read this important update.

How to Access School Email and Office 365

April 06, 2020
Step by step directions on how to access both your school email account and Office 365 (One Note, Teams, Word, etc.) are shown in this document.‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč
Student Account Access.pdf

Important Parent Email - Sent April 1, 2020

April 06, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read the attached document.‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč

Summer Learning

March 02, 2020
‚ÄčSD43 offers a variety of Summer Learning opportunities. ‚ÄčRead all about them here.  Summer Learning Opportunities.pdf

February 27th Newsletter

March 02, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read our most recent newsletter.‚Äč‚Äč Feb2020 CABE CONNECTIONS newsletter.pdf

February 27th Parent -Teacher Interviews

February 25, 2020
‚ÄčThursday February 27th is Parent-Teacher interviews afternoon/evening. Ten minute interviews can be scheduled from 2:00-5:00pm and 6:00-7:00pm. Please call CABE to schedule times with your child's teachers. 604-939-4522.
Students will be dismissed at 1:30pm.

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
‚ÄčThe 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.

‚ÄĘ Rehearsal  ‚Äď All MUST attend at 4:30 pm....

Orange Shirt Day

September 19, 2017
‚ÄčSeptember 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...

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‚Äôs 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. ‚Äď 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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