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Birchland Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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School District 43 Updates re: COVID-19 Pandemic Response
Updates posted here as they become available. 

School District 43 Updates re: COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Updates posted here as they become available. 


September 23, 2020

Superintendent's Community Communication Plan 

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Stage 2 Health and Saftey ​Protocols: K-12 for Parents 

Based upon COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 School Settings –Advice from the BC Centre for Disease Control, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and WorkSafe BC
UPDATED: September 23, 2020

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September 21, 2020​

Daily Health Check

Parents and caregivers are required to perform a daily health check with their child(ren) at home prior to attending school. The BC Centre for Disease Control has updated its recommendations in regard to the daily health check requirements. 

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The Daily Health Check is also available in the following languages:


Farsi     |    French  ​|  Korean   |  Spanish  



September 9, 2020

 Content Editor

  • Remembrance Day (no school)
    11 Nov 2020
    All Day
    Remembrance Day (no school)
    Nov 11, 2020
    All Day
  • Picture Day - individual
    23 Nov 2020
    9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
    Picture Day - individual
    Nov 23, 2020
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    ​There will be a permission form to be completed on School Cash OnLine prior to individual pictures taken.  It will be ready early November.  Retakes - December 16.  

  • Last day before Winter Break
    18 Dec 2020
    All Day
    Last day before Winter Break
    Dec 18, 2020
    All Day

Bell Schedule

  • Warning Bell 8:52 am
  • Class Starts 8:57 am
  • Recess-Group A 9:57-10:17
  • Recess-Group B 10:17-10:37
  • Lunch-Group A 11:55-12:30 pm
  • Lunch-Group B 12:30-1:05 pm
  • Class Ends 2:45 pm

Birchland Elementary School

1331 Fraser Avenue, Port Coquitlam BC
V3B 1M5
604-941-3428 604-937-8004 birchland@sd43.bc.ca
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Our school strives to keep our community informed. However, during urgent events, visit www.sd43.bc.ca to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information.