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...
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...
October 28, 2021
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 schools may occur...
July 06, 2021
Our school office is now closed for the summer. We will re-open on Monday August 30th to accept new registrations. Regular office hours are 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday.
April 30, 2021
Community Schools are excited to announce that the registration for summer camps at Miller Park, Central, Pitt River and James Park is opening on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 . The spots are limited and we encourage families to register early.
April 13, 2021
This year, we have pivoted part of our Ready, Set, Learn events to an online platform to support families of children who are registered for Kindergarten for Fall 2021.
February 08, 2021
F ebruary 16-19 is Literacy Week at Mary Hill!
Tuesday: School-wide Drop Everything and Read at 9am
Wednesday: Read Canada Spirit Day! Dress in Red + White – spirit wear! Learning about Canadian Authors and illustrators
Thursday : Read aloud – Teams broadcast from Mme Medan
Friday : Read...
November 30, 2020
Cross Catchment Application and Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year starting in September 2021 occurs soon.
KINDERGARTEN Kindergarten registration will be held throughout the district on January 27 – February 4, 2021. As before, new kindergarten students who have a sibling at a school outside their catchment will be accepted...
November 24, 2020
Spirit Day Fridays are here. Please mark your calendar: Friday, Nov 27 - PJ day
Friday, Dec 4 - Holiday Hats Friday, Dec 11 - Fancy Friday
Friday, Dec 18 - Christmas Sweaters
Show your school spirit.
October 02, 2020
Fire Prevention Week is from October 4 – 10, 2020. We have scheduled a school fire drill at 9:15am on Thursday, Oct 8, 2020 (weather permitting). Attached is a letter for your review from Port Coquitlam Fire and Emergency Services.
September 22, 2020
Dear Parents, The forecast is calling for a rainy week ahead! Please be sure to send your children to school dressed for the weather (rain boots, rain coat, spare dry clothes). We plan to be outside for recess and lunch breaks, rain or shine!
September 15, 2020
We will continue with our indoor recess and lunch option today due to the continued Air Quality Advisory
September 14, 2020
An Air Quality Advisory is still in effect for our area so we will plan for our students to remain indoors, in their classrooms, during their recess and lunch breaks today. It is advised that children and adults do not participate in strenuous physical activity at this time so please keep this...
September 13, 2020
As you know, our lower mainland has been experiencing less than ideal Air Quality conditions these past few days. Schools will be open o n Monday September 14th, 2020. We will be following the Medical Health Officer health and safety guidelines related to AIR QUALITY warnings and Covid-19. Please check the District Website tomorrow...
September 04, 2020
Dear Mary Hill Parents,
As you are aware, Registration Day will be on Thursday September 10th this year, followed by a Health and Safety Orientation for students on Friday September 11th. In order to accommodate social distancing and our Stage 2 Health and Safety protocols, this requires us to create smaller...
September 02, 2020
Information for parents regarding learning options.
June 17, 2020
The Summer Reading Club at the Terry Fox Library launched yesterday! There is an online club for all ages – kids, teens and adults.
September 19, 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...
August 28, 2019
Registration day is Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Last year's students will go to their former classrooms. New Grade 1-5 students go to he LIBRARY. New Kindergarten students come to check in from 9:30 to 10:30am. Information for the rest of the week will be given on Tuesday morning.
July 02, 2019
Change to Student Accident Insurance For some time now, School District 43 has been offering our families the opportunity to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance thru the Kids Plus Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. We were recently notified by the provider...
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...
May 09, 2019
To the Mary Hill Community We will again be passing on the opportunity to order next years school supplies online and they will be delivered directly to your door. Please see the appropriate attachment for your child grade/program. As well there is a letter with instructions from the company.
April 08, 2019
Please see the attachment for details on the 2019-2020 budget
April 04, 2019
Summer Camp opportunities in SD43. Please see attachment for details.
March 04, 2019
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. Where: Gallery Room, Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam
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...
February 19, 2019
Please see the attachment for information on Summer Learning opportunities for students. Registration will take place in April.
December 20, 2018
To the Mary Hill Community, We have had an eventful afternoon with our Christmas Concert. Despite the power going out literally 2 minutes before the concert was to start our community rallied with generators, extension cords and a ton of help/expertise and the show went on. A huge thank you...
December 13, 2018
Please see the attachments for information if you have a child who will be entering Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year (Birth Year 2014). Information for Programs of Choice as well as regular neighborhood kindergarten are attached. Also find information for Cross Catchment and for Grade 6 Programs of Choice, Late...
November 20, 2018
We are helping out a another local school, Castle Park is fundraising to set up their outdoor classroom. This is a fun event for families that would be in support of this.
November 13, 2018
Amendment to the 2019/20 School Calendar The school district would like to inform students, parents and SD43 staff that the 2019/20 school calendar has changed the date of the October Professional Development Day. The date of October 18 th , 2019 has been moved to October 25 th , 2019...
August 29, 2018
If you are interested in student accident insurance please see the attachment for information and a link to the website.
August 23, 2018
An email has been sent to all parents with the information in this attachment. 2018 Opening Day Procedures - email to parents.doc
If you did not receive this email them please see the attachment here. As well this may mean we do not have your correct email address. Please contact the school...
May 22, 2018
Please find attached the information of students who will participate in the various events at the track meet this year. As always we have a great turnout and it is good to see so many students wanting to participate. We try to get as many students as we can to be able to...
April 30, 2018
Canadian Parents for French are hosting a free concert in our gym on May 10, 2018. Eveyoneis welcome.
April 24, 2018
We are pleased to announce that we will be kicking off a unique and one of a kind fundraiser where we can make an IMPACT in our community by ensuring you are prepared in case of an emergency. From April 30 – May 18 purchase a home emergency kit* from GetMyKit.ca...
April 04, 2018
Please see the attachment for information around summer programs in SD43.
November 03, 2017
Please read the attachment for more info on gr 10-12 curriculum implementaiton
November 01, 2017
Winter 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 at all possible, during winter weather, including snowfall. However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather....
May 29, 2017
Please find the suggested items list for each grade/program level. Order online and have items delivered directly to your home. Dear Parents/Guardians: Your teachers at Ecole Mary Hill Elementary are excited to offer you the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for the 2017/2018 school...
December 07, 2016
Please read this letter from our superintendent around the upcoming Foundational Skills Assessment that the grade 4's will be writing in January/February.
December 02, 2016
Please see attachment for info on inclement weather and school closures due to weather.
November 04, 2016
Hello Mary Hill! The leadership group has a new project we are working on. Please donate some of your Halloween candy over the next week, so that we can make gift bags for the seniors homes. We all know how much candy we get each Halloween, and we really don't need to...
November 03, 2016
Please read the attached letter from the superintendent
November 02, 2016
Please see the attachment for information about an information meeting on reporting of the revised curriculum.
October 13, 2016
We will be having two Kenyan students visiting our school in Nov-Dec. They are here on cultural exchange for a couple of months and will need clothing/shoes etc to adapt to the Canadian weather. Please see the attached letter for information on what they will need. Any donations are greatly appreicated....
October 07, 2016
Please read the attached letter from SD43.
September 09, 2016
Children will often get into conflict and it is important to know the difference between what peer conflict, mean behaviour and actual bullying is. I encourge parents to read the attachment for information and definitions of these types of behaviour.
September 06, 2016
Please read the attached letter from Education minister Bernier
May 30, 2016
Please see attachments for the revised requirements for graduation, a letter from the Minister of Education and some common Q/A.
May 13, 2016
Please view the attachments if you are interested in ordering school supplies through School Start for next year.
Note that this is a service which is separate from Mary Hill and the orders will be delivered directly to your home.