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√Čcole Glenayre Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Winter Weather

November 02, 2022
‚ÄčWinter Weather Ahead!
Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other inclement weather conditions. All schools in School District 43 (Coquitlam) will remain OPEN, if possible, during winter weather, including snowfall. However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather. Partial-district closures affecting individual...

Return To School Plan

September 02, 2020
‚ÄčPlease read the attached site specific Return to School Plan.

School Supply Lists

September 01, 2020
‚ÄčSchool supplies can be ordered from School Start
Kindergarten supplies are to be purchased on the School Cash Online Site starting September 10 √Čcole Glenayre Elementary School - Grade 1 - French.pdf √Čcole Glenayre Elementary School - Grade 1, 2 - English.pdf √Čcole Glenayre Elementary School - Grade 2 - French.pdf...

Glenayre Staff Parade

April 24, 2020
‚ÄčThe Glenayre Staff will be coming around the neighbourhood on Friday, May 1st at 2:30pm.
‚ÄčSee the attached parade route‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč 30.1 car parade route (1).pdf

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...

Christmas Concert Dates

December 07, 2018
‚ÄčDress Rehearsal - 1:00 - 3:00 Monday, December 17, 2018
Afternoon Concert - 1:30 - 3:00pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018 doors open at 1:00pm 
Evening Concert - 6:00 - 7:00pm Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Doors open at 5:30pm
Tickets are required for admission to December 18 & 19 performances

Terry Fox Run Donations

September 24, 2018
‚ÄčDonations for the Terry Fox Run can be made online at

Kindergarten Gradual Entry Schedule

August 29, 2018
Attached are the Kindergarten gradual entry schedules for French Immersion and English. You should have received an email identifying which group you are in (Blue or Yellow). If not please conatct the office.

Welcome Back!

August 29, 2018
‚Äč Welcome Back Glenayre! Tuesday, Sept. 4th We hope you have enjoyed your summer and are ready to begin another school year promising social, emotional and academic growth. Our Glenayre Staff is complete and we are looking forward to the year ahead. This first week it is important that we take...

Have Great Summer!

July 05, 2018
‚ÄčThe school office will be closed from July 9 - August 24 and will re-open on August 27th at 9:00 am.

Open House This Thursday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

September 25, 2017
‚ÄčPlease plan to join us for our annual Open House this Thursday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Take this opportunity to see the school and your child's classroom, meet school staff and even win a $25 Gift Certificate!

Terry Fox Run

September 25, 2017
‚ÄčThis Friday Sept. 29 we will have our annual Terry Fox Run from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. Feel free to join us and to donate by pledging on-line at  

Photo Days

September 25, 2017
This year school photos wil be taken over two days, Tues. Sept. 26 and Wed. Sept 27. Please see attachment for what day your child's class is scheduled for. Photo Days.docx‚Äč

Welcome Back Tuesday Sept. 5th

August 30, 2017
‚ÄčWe are excited to see everyone for opening day Tuesday Sept 5th. Please note that that students are only here from 8:55 am - 9:30 am. Please arrange to pick your child up at 9:30 am. Also attached to this announcement is a schedule for the first week.

Have A Great Summer!

July 07, 2017
‚ÄčWe are officially closed for the summer. The office will re-open on Monday Aug. 28th at 9:00 am. Please see the July 7th newsletter posted under documents on this page for more information about school opening.

Glenayre T-Shirt Order

February 23, 2017
  Go on-line to our school website (OR Click on the "On-line Payment" link Log-in to your account or register Indicate how many shirts and what size. (Samples of sizes are available by the office) Pay on-line: cost:             $15.00 each Shirts can be ordered between Feb.20 ‚Äď Mar. 3...

Early French Immersion Kindergarten Application For 2017

December 08, 2016
‚ÄčApplication information for Early French Immersion Kindergarten can be found by clicking on the link below:

Christmas Concert Thursday Dec. 15th

December 07, 2016
‚ÄčGlenayre is hosting our annual Christmas Concert on Thursday Dec. 15th. This year we are featuring a Hip Hop Theme as the climax to our 3 week Hip Hop program. Tickets were sent home on Mon. Dec. 5th. You must have a ticket to attend. There are two performances: Afternoon at...

Report Cards Go Home Friday

December 07, 2016
This Friday your child will be bringing home their first terem report cards. Be sure and be on the look out for it!‚Äč

Inclement Weather Warning and Information

December 07, 2016
‚ÄčHeavy snow is being predicted for Thursday evening / Friday morning. The one advantage we have is advanced warning. J Please read items below to be well prepared: Please make necessary preparations the night before to improve your chances of a safer, less hectic day. For example make arrangements in case...

Report Cards and Communicating Student Learning

October 19, 2016
The Ministry of Education has prepared the attached document to further explain how report cards and reporting on students will be done this year. Our school district has opted for Option B as described in the document. As a staff we are exploring ways to improve our reporting process and will...

Terry Fox Run Success

October 12, 2016
‚ÄčThanks to al students, staff and parents who participated in our Terry Fox Run on Fri. Sept. 29th. We encourage everyone to donate to the Terry Fox Foundation on-line at or at the school. If we beat our goal from last year of $1500 a staff member will shave their...

Open House This Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 pm

September 27, 2016
‚ÄčEveryone is invited to come to school and get familiar with our new staff, classroom set up and school programs. Everyone will meet in the gym for introductions and opening comments then you will begin a trip around the school to get you Passport stamped at some key school locations. At...

School Map

August 31, 2016
‚ÄčAttached is a map of the school including teacher names and division numbers. Please note these details are subject to change.

Kindergarten Gradual Entry Schedule and Information

August 31, 2016
‚ÄčAttached is a schedule for the gradual entry for kindergarten students for the first week as well as other information.

First Day of School Tues. Sept. 6th

August 31, 2016
‚ÄčAttached is a schedule for the first day!

Credit Union Account Form

May 19, 2016
If you would like your child to open their own Glenayre Credit Union account just print the attached form, complete and return to the school office. For more information just contact the office.

Track and Field Schedule

April 25, 2016
Beginning Apr. 25 we will be beginning Track and Field practice for Gr. 3-5.Please note the times on this schedule can vary. Students should check with the coach and listen to announcements daily for up to date information.

Emergency Preparedness and Student Release

March 09, 2016
On May 4th we will have an emergency simulation involving an early dismissal and student release. Please read the attached letter.

Welcome Back / Bienvenue

September 04, 2015
Welcome back everyone! Please note that the first day Tuesday Sept. 8th is a partial day from 8:50 - 9:30 am. Attached to this announcement is a newsletter explaining more about the first day and the first week. Please read it carefully.   See you soon!

Welcome Back

September 04, 2015
Welcome back everyone! We are looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday Sept. 8th. Please note that Tuesday is a partial day 8:50 - 9:30 am. Attached is a newsletter that explains more about school start up and first day routines. Please read it carefully. See you soon!

Welcome Back

September 04, 2015
Welcome back everyone. Attached to this announcement is a newsletter explaining more about school start up and the first day. Please review it carefully.   See you soon!

Welcome to Kindergarten

April 24, 2015
We want to welcome all of our incoming kindergarten students and their families to our Glenayre Community! Attached is some information about upcoming events you will want to put on your calendar.

District Annual Budget Process

March 30, 2015
Each year the district seeks feedback from parents on allocating the district budget Attached is information on that process.

It's Spring Break!

March 06, 2015
The school will be closed from Mon. Mar. 9 to Friday Mar. 20. School re-opens on Mon. Mar. 23rd. Have a great Spring Break!

FSA Parent Information

December 17, 2014
Attached is a letter to parents regarding the Foundation Skills Assessment that will be given to all Grade 4 students in February.

Christmas Concert VIP Seating

December 08, 2014
The PAC will be holding a draw for the first two rows of seating for each concert performance. The PAC will draw 20 pairs of tickets and the winners will have their names placed on the reserved seats. To enter the draw bring $5 to the school office. Proceeds from the...

Christmas Concert Tickets

December 08, 2014
Christmas concerts tickets were sent home on Friday. Due to space restrictions we could only offer two per family to one of our two concerts. Even numbered divisions were given tickets to the Thursday night concert (6:00 - 7:00 pm) and odd numbered didvions were given ticktes to the Wednesday matinee...

West Coast Recess and Lunch Policy

November 21, 2014
Beginning after the winter Break we will be adopting the West Coast Style Recess and Lunch, which means students will be going outside even when it is raining. Attached is a document with more description about the benefits of the West Coast Style. Your child will be bringing home a ticket...

Halloween Activity

October 30, 2014
This Friday is Halloween, a favorite event around our school. This year we will be having a Halloween Assembly in the afternoon at 1:15 in the gym. We will take some time to enjoy all of the costuimes and talk about Halloweeen safety. Students are invited to put on their costumes...


October 06, 2014
This week's newsletter is attached

School Policies and Procedures

September 30, 2014
Please follow these links to view our School Board's Policies and Procedures School Board Policies and Procedures   as well as our School Code of Conduct Glenayre Code of Conduct

School Policies and Procedures

September 30, 2014
Please follow these links to view our School District Policies and Procedures School Board Policies and Procedures and school Code of Conduct Glenayre Code of Conduct

School Policies and Procedures

September 30, 2014
Please follow these links to view our School District Policies and Procedures School Board Policies and Procedures and school Code of Conduct Glenayre Code of Conduct

School Policies and Procedures

September 30, 2014
Please follow these links to view our School District Policies and Procedures School Board Policies and Procedures and school Code of Conduct Glenayre Code of Conduct

School Policies and Procedures

September 30, 2014
Attached is the link to our district policies and procedures School Board Policies and Procedures    as well as our school Code of Conduct Glenayre Code of Conduct

Opening Day / Week Information

September 20, 2014
Attached is a letter from Superintendent Tom Grant, The schedule for the opening day / week as well as a map showing where to report on Monday morning.

Strike Update Information

September 16, 2014
Attached is a letter from Superintendent Tom Grant regarding new information on the Teacher Strike.

Teacher Strike Update Information

September 08, 2014
Attached is a letter form Superintendent Tom Grant regarding current information about the Teacher Strike.

Ice Cream Social This Thursday!!

August 25, 2014
We hope you can join us for our 3rd annual Welcome Back Ice Cream Social this Thursday Aug. 28th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the Court Yard!

Welcome Back!

August 25, 2014
We hope you have had a great summer and are ready to start a school year full of growth and fun. The office will be open from 8:30am - 3:30pm Mon. - Fri.   Due to the ongoing Teacher Strike we are unable to confirm at this time that school will open...

Summer School Cancelled

July 03, 2014
SD43 has anounced that it has cancelled all Summer School programs as a result of the current teacher strike. A letter from Superintendent Tom Grant is attached

Teacher Strike / Lockout Information for Parents

May 26, 2014
Attached is information for parents regarding the current Teacher Strike / Lockout provided by Superintendent Tom Grant.

Glenayre Student Newspaper

May 09, 2014
We hope you enjoy the latest issue of the Glenayre Times, our student newspaper!

Track and Field Practice Schedule (Gr. 3-5)

May 06, 2014
All students are welcome to attend pratices in Grades 3-5. Any questions regarding specific practices should be directed towards the teacher in charge of that practice. General questions can be directed to the office.

Glenayre News

April 10, 2014
This is our student newspaper, organized, written and published by students.


April 03, 2014
SAVOIR BOOKS FRENCH BOOK FAIR ON APRIL 24 2014 To be held in the Library from 1:30 to 6:30 We're looking for volunteers to help with set up - if you can help, please email Thank you in advance!

Kindergarten Registration

January 08, 2014
Click on the Kindergarten Registration files in the Publications section for more information.

Glenayre Christmas Concert

December 20, 2013
Log into the Intranet with your child's user name and password.  Then click on the Christmas Concert Link.

Bookshelf Speakers

December 17, 2013
We are looking for a pair of working book shelf size speakers for a classroom.  If you have a pair lying around and have no need for them, we would love to have them.  See Mr. Buffel to donate.  Thanks..

Food Drive

December 13, 2013
We are collecting non-perishable food items this week to donate to the Food Bank. Please contribute to this worthy cause.

Christmas Concerts This Week

December 13, 2013
This week we will be hosting our Christmas Concerts. There is a matinee performance on Wed. Dec. 18th at 1:00 pm and the evening performance is on Thursday Dec. 19th at 6:00 pm. You must have a ticket for the performance . Please conatct the office if you have any questions....

Lost N Found Key

November 27, 2013
A key on a strap was truned into the office.  If you are missing this key, visit the office to retrieve it.  

PAC Movie Night

November 21, 2013
The Annual PAC Movie Night is this Friday. Drop of at 6:00pm Pick up at 8:30pm $7.00 per person Pizza $2.00 Popcorn $1.00 Juice Box $1.00 Candy Bag $1.00 Don ’ t forget to wear your p.j. ’ s and bring your pillow and blanket!

Pajama Day

November 12, 2013
This Friday Glenayre staff and students will participate in a Pajama Day.  It will be a regular school day and dressing in pajamas is optional.

Remembrance Day Assembly

November 06, 2013
Glenayre will hold its annual Remembrance Day Assembly on Thursday, November 7th at 11:00 in the gym.

No School Day Friday

November 06, 2013
Just a reminder that this Friday is a School Closure Day and the school will re-open on Tuesday, November 12th.

Halloween Events Page

October 29, 2013
Click on the Halloween Events Page for details on upcoming events this week.

Newsletter #9

October 25, 2013
Newsletter #9 is now available in the publications section.

Open House

September 24, 2013
The Glenayre Open House will be this Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  We will gather in the gym for opening comments.

First Day Student Location Map

September 01, 2013
This map identifies where students report to based on their current grade on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd.

Back To School Information

August 30, 2013
Open this attachement to get information about the first week back to school.

July Newsletter

July 04, 2013
Click HERE for our July newsletter!

Student Supply 2013-2014

July 04, 2013
Click HERE to access the student supply list for your child's grade and program.

Primary Play Date Postponed

May 29, 2013
The Primary Play Date has been postponed to Friday, June 7th at 1:00 pm.

Track and Field

May 24, 2013
On behalf of Ms. Eppele and Mr. Colbourne we would like to send out a big thanks to all the parents that came out to drive and cheer for the students in the track meet.

GPAC Public Survey

May 09, 2013
You are invited to complete the GPAC survey by this Friday for the upcoming Budget Meeting on Wednesday, May 15th.   Click on the GPAC  Survey button to the right.

School Calendar 2013 - 2014

May 02, 2013
The official district calendar for 2013 - 2014 is available in the publications section.

PAC Movie Night

March 07, 2013
Click HERE for all the PAC movie night details.

Daylight Saving Time

March 07, 2013
Remember to "Spring" your clocks ahead this weekend!

French Immersion Online Registration

January 11, 2013
French Immersion online Kindergarten Registration is now open until January 25th.

2013 Kindergarten Registration Information

December 27, 2012
Kindergarten Registration for English and French Immersion students (those that pre-registered online for French) runs from Feb. 5-7. To register complete the registration form attached below and bring it to the school with the necessary documentation. An outline of the necessary documentation is also attached below.

French Immersion and Montessori Registration Information

December 27, 2012
See attachment for information about French Immersion and Montessori programs in our school district.

Christmas Food Drive

December 08, 2012
Click HERE  for information on our Christmas Food Drive.

Pizza Day Date Change

December 08, 2012
Pizza Day has been moved from December 13th to December 20th.

Christmas Concert Program Information

December 05, 2012
Click on the attached PDF file to read information regarding tickets for the upcoming Christmas concert.

Christmas Craft Fair

November 25, 2012
For information on the Christmas Craft Fair held on Dec 7th click HERE

New GPAC Website

November 16, 2012
You invited to check out the NEW GPAC Website.   To go there click HERE .

Scholastic Book Fair

November 12, 2012
Click HERE for more information.

Halloween Family Dance

October 09, 2012
For more information on the Glenayre Family Dance on the 26th, click HERE .

Fruit and Vegetable Program starts Thursday Sept. 13

September 12, 2012
The school's Fruit and Vegetable program will begin Thursday, Sept. 13th. For more information please open the Fruit and Vegetable document in the Publications section on the home page.

EForms Now Available

September 10, 2012
EForms are now available for parents/guardians to fill out.  Please click on the PARENT EFORMS button on this page to complete.  See Parent Letter for EForms for more details in Publications section.

Special End of June Newsletter

June 29, 2012
Click HERE for the special newsletter.

2012 - 2013 School Supply Lists

May 08, 2012
The new 2012 - 2013 school supply lists are availble in the Parent's Section.

Summer Day Camps 2012

May 01, 2012
Summer Day Camps 2012  Miller Park Elementary and Pitt River Middle

Report Cards

April 27, 2012
On Monday, April 30th, your child will be receiving a report card.  Please remove the contents from the envelope and return it empty to the school.

I Girl Registration

April 11, 2012
For information on the iGirls program for grade 4 and 5 girls click the attched file.

Message from Fraser Health re: Whooping Cough outbreak

March 05, 2012
Re: Pertussis outbreak in Fraser Health Fraser Health is currently responding to a pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak. It began in the Eastern Fraser Valley region last fall, but has now spread to most communities within the Fraser Health Authority. Over 160 cases have been reported, but the true number of cases...

Glenayre Public Survey

February 05, 2012
We invite all users of the Glenayre Public Website to take our anonymous survey to give us valuable feedback.  Just click on the Public Survey button to the right.

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