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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...

Happy New Year and Important Updates

January 07, 2021
​Happy New Year to you all, I hope everyone had a safe and relaxing Christmas break.  Here's hoping 2021 is a more normal year.  I am optimistic that  the vaccine will allow us to interact more freely by the end of this year, but for now we must all stick to...

Letter to Parents re: Return to School Sept 2020

August 31, 2020
Dear Parents, Our school is getting ready to welcome students back to school in a safe and controlled manner.  The Ministry of Education has announced that BC schools will open in Stage 2 and students are encouraged to attend daily as schools will not be able to provide the remote learning...

Important Email sent April 9th, 2020

April 09, 2020
Please read this important email: ​ Dear parents and guardians,   We have come to the end of our second week of  cancellation of in class instruction and our move to remote learning in the district.  I truly hope that everyone's families and friends are keeping safe and managing at this...

How to Access School Email and Office 365

April 09, 2020
​Instructions on how to access both your school email account and Office 365 (One Note, Teams, Word, etc.) are shown in this video.    

Aboriginal Self-identification

September 13, 2019
​Please see the attached with respect to Aboriginal Self Identification.  Ensuring students and families self identify as having ancestry allows us to better address the diverse needs of all our Aboriginal students. Coquitlam School District 43 is committed to the academic success, cultural connection and socio-emotional development of all Aboriginal Learners....

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...

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.

Suwa'lkh Christmas Dinner Invitation

November 29, 2016
​On Tuesday December 13 th the staff at Suwa'lkh would like to invite our Suwa'lkh families to the fourth annual "Christmas Turkey Dinner" at the school.  Our celebration of the season is from 5pm to 7pm .   As Suwa'lkh has grown in numbers this year, the dinner will be held in the...

Student Photos Day

September 09, 2016
​The school photographer will be at the school on the morning of Tuesday, September 13th. It is important that student have their photo taken, even if they are not ordering photos, so that they will get their 'GO' card.

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