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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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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...

MDI Log In

January 04, 2021

Celebrate Coding

November 27, 2020
​Let's engage in Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13) with these great activities through the Hour of Code.
https://hourofcode.com/ca/learn

Or you can join Santa and his elves for the following coding challenges:
Google Santa Tracker



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THE SCHOLASTIC (Virtual) BOOK FAIR IS HERE!!!

November 11, 2020
From November 23rd, to December 7th, James Park will be hosting a Scholastic Virtual Book ​Fair. The fair information, including very cool book trailers, can be found he​re:
https://bookfairs-canada.myshopify.com/pages/5151191
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Information about September 10 and 11

September 02, 2020
​​ATTENTION Kindergarten Parents: Please read the Gradual Entry document​

Covid Resources

June 21, 2020
​Please open the attached documents for plenty of Covid Resources that have been complied by Mrs. McIntyre.

James Park is on Twitter!

April 15, 2020
​Please check out our Twitter page at: JamesParkEleme1.  

We Miss You

March 30, 2020
​Hello Families,
​The teachers at James Park want to let everyone know that we care about all of you and miss you very much.  Today, should have been the first day back together to share stories, to set goals and to just enjoy being with each other. All of us are...

Phones are back working

November 18, 2019

FSA Test

October 15, 2019
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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...

Grade 4 Parent and Student Satisfaction Survey

February 26, 2019
Click here to go to the survey.

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...

FSA Test

October 22, 2018

James Park Spirit Wear Launch

September 13, 2018
​The school will be launch James Park School Wear at the Meet the Teacher BBQ.  Hoodies, t-shirts, sweatpants, shorts, leggings and hats will be screenprinted with the James Park Eagle Logo.  Sample sizes will be available to try on.  Order forms can be picked up at the BBQ and will be...

2018 Gradual Entry Schedule for Kindergarten

August 30, 2018
​Please view the posted document in regards to the gradual entry schedule for Kindergarten students.

Parent Feedback Requested

May 01, 2018
SD43 Student Achievement - Reporting Feedback Edward Ram (DPAC Vice President), the DPAC Representative that sits on the District Student Achievement Advisory Committee, is wanting input from parents. He is specifically wanting parents feedback on report cards (what do you like, what works, what doesn't work, what changes would you like...

K Registration Feb. 5, 6 and 7

December 15, 2017
K registration begins on Feb. 5 and ends on Feb. 7, 2018.  Parents/Guardians need to come to James Park Elementary to register their child(ren).  Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Required registration documents are listed in the "K Registration Documents" pdf file. K Registration Documents.pdf

It's Time to Talk About Middle School

December 01, 2017
​If you have a student with special needs who will be transitioning to middle school , please open and read the attached document regarding the Jan. 16, 2018 parent meeting.

MDI Survey

November 27, 2017
MDI

​MDI Login Link

November 20, 2017

CHEQ Survey

September 11, 2017
​https://cheq.ubc.ca/?s=0

CHEQ Survey

September 11, 2017

Weclome Back to School

September 04, 2017
Parents and students, welcome back to school! Tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 5) will be a very short day at school.  We will start at 8:55 a.m. and most of our students will be dismissed by 9:30.  If your child is in Kindergarten this year, please go the gymnasium to sign up for...

MDI Survey Link

November 21, 2016

Excel Martial Arts Fundraiser

January 20, 2016
Join us at Excel Martial Arts for a fun night of martial arts, games and a movie! Pizza, snacks, and drinks are included.   Cost: $10 per child, with all proceeds going to the James Park Elementary Grade 5 Fundraiser.   Call 604-554-0181 to register.   Address: #1-1740 Broadway Street. Port Coquitlam

Winter Weather and School Closure Information

October 30, 2015
Please see the pdf attachment "Winter Weather and School Closure Information".

Annual Terry Fox Run. Wednesday September 30th, 2p.m.

September 19, 2015
Please come join us for our annual Terry Fox assembly/run/walk. This is the Terry Fox National School Run Day. We are challenging every student to bring a Toonie for Terry.

Meet the Teacher BBQ. Thursday September 24th 5:30 - 7 p.m.

September 16, 2015
Come to meet your child's teacher and mingle with the school staff and community.   Enjoy a hot dog or hamburger.  Donations to our PAC greatly appreciated.  Please complete and return the preorder form, so we can ensure that we have enough food. 

REVISED first day memo

September 19, 2014
See information concerning Tuesday, left column Missed a teacher name, Anne Marie Steele

Parenting Kids in the 21st Century

January 30, 2014
If you are available on the evening of February 4, please take a moment to read about this presentation, including the presenter's credentials on the second page.

Parenting Wisely classes, January 2014

January 21, 2014
Two locations, different days of the week.

Foundation Skills Assessment - Grade 4

December 12, 2013
Attached is a letter of Tom Grant, Superintendent concerning the writing of Foundation Skills Assessment, to be completed by all Grade 4 student between January 13 and February 18.  You will be notified when we have set the dates for James Park.

Revised: First weeks of Kindergarten

September 02, 2011
Parents, please note that there was an error on the original posting of this notice.  School starts on Tuesday, September 6, not the 7th.  Please pardon the error. 

James Park Elementary School

1761 Westminster Avenue, Port Coquitlam BC
V3B 1E5
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