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December 21, 2020

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...

Traffic Safety and New Parking Awareness

September 01, 2017
‚Äč The City of Coquitlam has improved walkability to our school by installing a new sidewalk stretching from Montgomery Street heading west along Edgewood Ave. The sidewalk is on the south side of the street and it stretches all the way towards the Edgewood Ave. round-about driving area near the ravine. This...

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.

Monty TALKS Review

May 14, 2017
‚Äč Monty TALKS Review‚Äď This past Friday we completed our second Monty TALKS presentation with nine students taking on the challenge of presenting in their chosen format an area of passion and interest that is special to them. Each of our classes were able to join in on three presentations that...

New School Calendar for 2017-2018

May 14, 2017
‚Äč School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) SCHOOL CALENDAR 2017 - 2018               Schools Open                                                                         Tuesday, September 5, 2017               Non-Instructional Day (Common District Day)                     Friday, September 22, 2017                                                                                                                Thanksgiving Day                                                                   Monday, October 9, 2017                         Non-Instructional Day                                                             Friday, October 20, 2017             (Common District/...

Ski & Snowboard Reflections

February 16, 2017
‚ÄčThe weather can influence so much that we do in our communities and over the past four weeks many of our students were able to see the best and worst of our weather conditions. This past Thursday was in the middle with warmer temperatures and some rain but overall the weather...

Multicultural Luncheon A Success

February 16, 2017
‚ÄčThe day broke like any other except on this day the trays of food arrived with labels attached, volunteers appeared with smiles on their faces, some folks donated money to support the  cultural collection of food items and students eagerly gave of their time to help volunteer at Monty Middle. Our...

Red Cross Babysitters Course - Mon. Jan. 30th

January 02, 2017
‚Äč Red Cross Babysitting Course So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. information covered includes: Exploring the business of babysitting, creating safe...

Kids Christmas Market Info

November 15, 2016
‚Äč 2016 CHRISTMAS MARKET FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th   This is a reminder that volunteers and donations are needed for the KIDS CHRISTMAS MARKET which is happening at the school on Friday, Nov 25 th .  Last year was such a tremendous success in raising funds and awareness for supporting others in...

Ski and Snowboard Registration Information

November 13, 2016
‚Äč Ski and Snowboard Club Information ‚Äď   If you are looking to have your child participate in a safe and secure winter outdoor experience then you would want to sign up for our Ski and Snowboard Club. Sessions start on Thursday Jan. 19 th ‚Äď Feb. 9th  and going for...

Remembrance Day Ceremony Assembly

November 06, 2016
‚Äč Remembrance Day Assembly ‚Äď We invite all to join us for our ceremony this Thursday Nov. 10 th @ 9:30 in our school gym. This will be our students honouring through their creative efforts the importance of this day and how they as young people, far removed from the influences...

Three - Way Conferences

October 17, 2016
‚ÄčParent / Guardians can begin this week to book their 3-Way Conferences set for two days on Tuesday Oct. 25th from 1;00 - 5:00 and on Thursday Oct. 27th from 1:00 - 7:00. Please review the email sent to all recipients and the information letter sent home as a take home bulletin...

Monty Dog Show Postponed

October 17, 2016
‚ÄčWe have postponed our 13th Annual Monty Dog Show to a later date of Tuesday Nov. 1st at 3:30 - 5:00. Due to our short weeks we wanted to ensure a longer registration period for all dog enthusiasts in order to secure our highest number of dog owners and pets. Please register your...

Cell Phone/ Personal Device Expectations:

September 13, 2016
‚Äč Dear Parent/Guardian, We would like to update you on a change to our school culture that has an impact upon all students and families. This past weekend in our weekly newsletter, The Current , we expressed our concern about the growing impact of cellphone/ personal devices on the social skills...

Opening Day Events

September 03, 2016
‚ÄčAll students should have received an email update informing them of what Team and what time they are to arrive on Tuesday Sept. 6th. All Teams will meet in the gym for a short session of one hour at the following times: Team One - @ 9:30 Team Two - @...

Camp Monty for New Incoming Students

August 23, 2016
‚ÄčOn Wednesday August 31st we invite new students to Monty to join us for some fun and familiarity in getting to know some people and the places of their new home for 2016-2017. The event starts at 10:00 and  is a host of some fun activities, simple games and moving around...

Support for Cottonwood Fire Victims

August 03, 2016
‚Äč Building #21 in the Cottonwood complex , just off North Road, went up in flames last Thursday.   Fifty new Syrian refugees, who arrived in February, were reported to be permanently displaced, as well as temporarily the families in the buildings immediately surrounding them. Fortunately no one was injured. Of those...

Safety Update:

June 14, 2016
This morning the RCMP advised our school that they would be doing an investigation in the nearby vicinity to our school. This event had nothing to do with our school community besides the point of proximity. In following safety protocol the RCMP deployed three officers to help place our school in...

Much Music Video Dance Party Ticket Sales

May 29, 2016
Tickets are on sale for 10 school days at Lunch. starting on Tuesday June 7th and ending on Friday June 17th. Tickets are $10.00 and tickets must be purchased by Friday June 17th for the Dance on Wednesday June 22nd. NO TICKETS will be sold after June 17th and tickets WILL...

Bike to School & Active Travel Week

May 23, 2016
Bike to School Week - May 30 to June 2     Next week is Bike to School week!   Montgomery Middle students are a safe & active bunch and Bike to School Week is a great way to showcase this!  Challenge yourself, your classmates, your friends and neighbours to come to school next...

Gauss Math Contest Performers

May 15, 2016
Twelve students in grades 7 and 8 challenged themselves last week to compete in the International Gauss Math Contest.  This is a very demanding math test of 25 questions to be completed in 60 minutes.  The contest tests for math content knowledge, logic and problem solving.  Congratulations to the following students...

May & Annual General PAC Meeting

May 15, 2016
This meeting will be held on Tuesday May 17th @ 7:00 in the school library. Hope to see many  folks out in attendance.  

Staff Appreciation Luncheon

May 15, 2016
Montgomery School Families We need your help and support in showing the teachers and staff at Monty how much they are appreciated!     The Montgomery Middle School Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon is Wednesday May 25 th . Please consider making a monetary donation to the luncheon, any amount will be helpful...

Emergency Release Day Information

April 27, 2016
Please see the notification under Publications for information about the upcoming Emergency Release Day set for Wednesday May 4th @ 2:00.  

Gr. 5 Parent and Student Open House

April 27, 2016
All of our incoming Gr. 5 students and parents are invited to join us on Thursday April 28th @ 7:00 in our school gym. Students and staff will be sharing information about life in middle school and families will be encouraged to tour around the school participating in a school wide...

Gr. 5 Volleyball Invite Play Day - Tues. April 19th @ 3:15 - 5:15

April 12, 2016
  Never played volleyball before or you are a top notch player come join us as you are invited to our Gr. 5 Play Day  ·         Monty Staff will blend and make up the teams and the kids will play ·         Come with your friends and parents to our gym on Thursday...

CANCELLED - New Curriculum Parent Night Tuesday April 12, at Maillard.

April 12, 2016
We have determined that the low numbers of attendees confirmed for this event did not make it viable at this time. We will look to postpone until the start of the 2016-2017 school year sometime later in September. Please stay tuned. We still feel this is a worthwhile event and would...

Student Government Winter Dance

February 21, 2016
Student Government Report: The Monty Student Government has been working hard through all of February preparing for the Winter Wonderland Dance! It will be taking place on February 25 th from 6pm-8pm. There will be a Photo booth ($1.00 per photo) so you can take home some photos of you and...

Monty Clothing Drive Fundraiser

February 12, 2016
Canadian Diabetes Clothesline Program We are teaming up with the Canadian Diabetes Clothesline Program to raise money for our school! Please gather used clothing from friends and family, pack into garbage bags and bring to the school. Please drop of our items at the school office between Tues. March 1st -...

Ski & Snowboard Alert

February 10, 2016
We are ready for our last day of Ski & Snowboard Lessons and as per tradition we host a light dinner for all of our participants during the dinner hour. Students will have pizza, fruits & veggies, chips and water as they refresh themselves for their last few runs of the...

School Closure in th Event of Extreme Weather:

February 08, 2016
School Closure in the Event of Extreme Weather In the event of heavy snow, ice or extreme temperatures, a decision on school closures will take place as soon as possible after 6:00 a.m. that day. Ôā∑ Check the district website at beginning shortly after 6:00 a.m. Ôā∑ Be sure to...

Songwriters Club

January 27, 2016
Monty Songwriting Club - Are you an aspiring singer/songwriter? ¬† Do you play an instrument? Do you sing? Do you want to create your own original songs? ¬† If you answered ‚ÄúYES‚ÄĚ to any of these questions, then the Montgomery Songwriting Club is the club for you. ¬† We will have weekly songwriting sessions...

Ski & Snowboard Club Alert

January 27, 2016
Seymour Mtn. has confirmed with us that we are ready to go for our second session on Thursday Jan 28th. Students  should be prepared for heavy wet snow and we recommend ski goggles for safety and comfort. They are expecting fresh snow to fall tonight.  

Gr. 6 Winter Activity Day Form

January 25, 2016
This is an opportunity to have a field trip at Seymour Mtn. for all of our Grade 6 students to participate in a half day session of snow shoeing and the other half day session at the tube park. On Friday Feb. 12th our students will be bussed to Seymour and...

Gr. 8 Secondary School Tours

January 24, 2016
Gr. 8 Secondary School Tours ‚Äď You and your Gr.8 child has been informed of the school that they are assigned to based upon the data that you have provided to the school which states your current living/permanent address. This address is the key factor in determining your child‚Äôs Secondary catchment...

Ski & Snowboard Club Alert

January 21, 2016
Due to the poor weather conditions and recommendation from the Seymour Mtn. staff we have agreed to POSTPONE our second session scheduled for Thurs. Jan. 21st for this activity. The new date will be Thursday Feb 11th with great hope that our weather gets colder and allows all participants the opportunity...

Late Montessori Gr. 6 Immersion Parent Mtg.

January 17, 2016
This meeting is for any parent in our school district who is interested in hearing about the Montessori programs that exist at Montgomery Middle and at Scott Creek Middle. Information from teachers, students and others will be available along with registration forms and details. Please join us on Tuesday Jan. 19th...

Christmas Concert for Thursday Dec. 17th POSTPONED until Thurs. Jan 7th

December 13, 2015
POSTPONED - Monty Band & Choir Christmas Concert ‚Äď Due to a recent health issue with our fearless Band and Music leader, Mr. De Vita, we have felt it best to POSTPONE the planned concert performance for this Thursday evening until Thursday January 7th 2016. Mr. De. Vita has experienced a...

Montessori Elementary Gr. 4/5 Parent Information Meeting:

November 16, 2015
Montessori Elementary Gr. 4/5 Parent Information Meeting @ Montgomery Middle School Wednesday, November 25th, 2015, 7:00 ‚Äď 8:00 PM ¬∑ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Teachers: ¬† Introduce teachers o ¬† Simon Kwok/ Michael Piper ‚Äď Teachers @ Monty o ¬† Kelsey Keller ‚Äď District Montessori Teacher ¬† Camp Life in Montessori World ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Simon Kwok ¬∑ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Slide show ¬† and creating...

Parent Ed. Community Change Session

November 16, 2015
Parent Ed. Community Change Session: ‚Äď We invite you to attend an evening panel presentation from our alumni students who have volunteered to share their time with you to discuss their insights on high school transitions. Many parents call us throughout the year to discuss their concerns about whose class their...

Red Cross Babysitting Course

November 03, 2015
Red Cross Babysitting Course So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. information covered includes: Exploring the business of babysitting, creating safe environments,...

3 - Way Conferences

October 26, 2015
Please take the time this week from 9:45 - 12:00 to book your 3 Way Conference for the dates of Tuesday Nov. 3rd from 1:00 - 5:00 and from 5:45 - 7:00. Wednesday Nov. 4th from 1:00 - 5:00. You can book your appointment by phoning the school at 604-939-7367 to...

Monty Kids Christmas/ Holiday Market Returns

October 25, 2015
KID’S CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY MARKET 2015 Montgomery Middle will be hosting its 6th annual Christmas Market throughout the day on Friday, November 27th.   Students will have an opportunity to shop for unbelievably priced gifts for family and friends and gifts will be wrapped and ready to go under the tree when your child...

School Travel Planning Survey & Form

October 05, 2015
This week we ask that students return their completed School Travel Planning Survey forms to the main office. This is a two part form that asked your parent/ guardian to complete and online survey and the second part is the Mapping Exercise of your travel route to school and identification of...

Middle Years Development Instrument

October 05, 2015
Please see the attached Parent Letter listed in our Publications section to help provide you with background information on this very valuable survey tool used by our Gr. 7 students. The questionnaire looks at children's points of view on: Social and Emotional Development, Connectedness, School Experiences, Physical Health and Well-being, Use...

Monty Travel Club

October 04, 2015
Have you heard of the Monty Travel Club? If not, let's change that situation! The Monty Travel Club offers your child the opportunity to travel to the Maritimes next July, seeing the sights of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and P.E.I. from a private travel bus, staying at great hotels (with private...

Student Fee Collection

September 17, 2015
Please note that we will be collecting the students fees ( $35.00) and form that was sent home on Friday Sept. 18th during the following days. Team 1 - Tuesday Sept 22nd @ 10:45 Team 2 - Wednesday Sept. 23rd @ 9:00 Team 3 - Thursday Sept. 24th @ 9:45   Please...

Band Registration Evening

September 17, 2015
We invite all students and families who are interested in having their child join either beginner band or advanced band to come to a meeting tonight, Thursday Sept. 17th @ 6:00 - 6:45. This is for students who want to register for our band program where information and times will be...

Parent Open House and Hot Dog Roast

September 17, 2015
Students and parents are invited to join us @ 6:30 for a Hot Dog Roast in the cafeteria courtyard area before we settle you into the new classroom with your child's teacher for 7:00 - 7:30. At 7:30 - 8:00 all families will be invited down to the gym to gather...

Gr. 8 Pancake Breakfast - Fri @ 8:15

September 09, 2015
This Friday morning from 8:15 to 8:45 we will be serving up a pancake breakfast for all of our Gr. 8 students. Remember that on Friday mornings we have a later start so Gr. 8 students will have pancakes and juice available to dine on starting at 8:15. Come on out...

Individual Photo Day - Monday Sept. 14th

September 09, 2015
This coming Monday Sept. 14th is Individual Photo Day at Monty. Remember to come ready to get your picture taken as we will start our photo sessions right at 9:00. Photo Day is on Monday!‚Äč

Gr. 6 Immunizations - Tues. Sept 15th

September 09, 2015
Gr. 6 students are reminded to submit their completed and signed Immunization Forms for public health records. These forms need to be returned to their Advisory Class or the Main Office. Immunization Day is next Tuesday. Parents please complete the full form in pen ink, NOT PENCIL, thanks!

Gr. 6 Pancake Breakfast - Thurs @ 8:00

September 09, 2015
Grade 6 students are invited to the first garde level pancake breakfast of this year which will happen tomorrow morning on Thursday Sept 10th. We will have pancakes and juice availale at 8:00 - 8:30. All Gr. 6 students are invited to stop in and have an extra breakfast of pancakes,...

Families with no Email Accounts

September 02, 2015
If you do not have an email account or possibly have changed emails over the past few weeks then we would not be able to forward you a copy of our Opening Day information package. If this pertains to you then please update your new email by phoning the office or...

Team Assignments Info Update

August 31, 2015
Due to the School District's migration of student information to a new province wide data system we have had to delay our sharing of our email announcements. This delayed email will assigns the time and team number for each student for their first day of school. We hope to have this...

Camp Monty is Wednesday Sept. 2nd @ 10:00- 12:00

August 28, 2015
We welcome our incoming Gr. 6 students and all new registrants to Montgomery Middle to join us for some fun and an opportunity to get to learn your way around our campus. We will have leadership students and staff available to help you participate in some activities and games and end...

Traffic Safety on Montgomery Street

August 28, 2015
We are pleased to note that the City of Coquitlam has responded to a long standing request by our school and other community members to install sidewalks on the west side of Montgomery Street. This is a great addition to ensuring our student's safety as they travel to and from school....

Opening Day Email Message and Times

August 28, 2015
Welcome to all of our students which includes returning familiar faces and all of our new students coming into Gr. 6 and those students moving into our school community in other grade levels. You will be receiving notification of which team that you will be on for this coming school year...


June 07, 2015
In the vein of the very popular TEDTalks, we are hosting 12 students speakers in our community to talk about their special area of passion and interest. This is not a formal speech more like a conversation with an audience by a student who knows much about their topic of interest....

Outdoor Experience Day

June 05, 2015
All of our sessions for River Rafting, WildPlay and Rocky Point Sailing and Kayaking are now full. Thanks to you and our student community for your overwhelming support in regsitering for these worthy outdoor activities. We are currently accepting registration and payment for Playland and this can continue right up to...

MUCH Video Dance Party UPDATE:

June 05, 2015
MUCH Video Dance Party has had to make several changes in their schedule and we have been a cooperative costumer in making the dance event work for our community. We have had to change the date from the date printed on the ticket. The dance will now be held on TUESDAY...


May 18, 2015
This year we have a wonderful yearbook that is available to order right now as we have completed our photo submissions. The yearbook sales window is a short one that goes for two weeks and ends on Monday MAy 25th . Your orders can be done on-line and will be ready...

Ski & Snowboard and Winter Activity Days

February 01, 2015
All of these activities have been postponed with the hope and anticipation that winter weather will bless the slopes of the local mountains. The calendar will show the new re-scheduled dates for all of these events.   Ski & Snowboard Sessions - Thurs. Feb 12th/ 19th/26th   Gr. 8 Winter Activity Day -...

Gr. 8 Winter Activity Day - POSTPONED

January 23, 2015
The weather is not cooperating with our winter plans as Mt. Seymour has instructed us that they will have to cancel the snowshoe and tubing sessions booked for this coming Friday Jan. 30th. We have set a tentative date to postpone the session until March 24th after spring break with the...

Ski & Snowboard Club Postponed

January 13, 2015
Please note that for this Thursday Jan.15th Seymour Mtn. has had to cancel their scheduled session with us due to lack of snow on the main runs. We have postponed our cancelled session until Thurs. Feb. 19th with the hope and anticipation that we receive more snowfall over the next few...

Parent Education Opportunity

January 09, 2015
Please see the document titled " Building Resiliency..." under our publications section for more information about this wonderful opportunity to learn and share about a very worthy topic for all of us as parents.

Intramural Spirit Week Activities

January 02, 2015
As we welcome back our students to a New Year we will be hosting the following events and activities throughout the first week back at school. Mon. - Dress Hawaiian Beach-Like - Sunflower Seed Spitting Contest Tues. - Dress in warm PJ's - Oreo Dunking Eating Contest Wed. - Dress in...

FSA Letter from Mr. Tom Grant

December 16, 2014
Please see the FSA letter meant for all parents/guardians of Gr. 7 students who will be writing the FSA's during the months of January and February.   Please see the Ministry of Education website for more  information:

Report Card Jacket Signed and Returned

December 14, 2014
We hope that you have enough time to read and share your thoughts and concerns with your child regarding the Term One Report Card that was sent home last Friday. Once you have discussed the report then please sign the back of the report card jacket and return to school ASAP,...

Attention Gr. 8 Parents - Secondary Planning Options

December 14, 2014
Please see the information listed in the following locations regarding the various Secondary School Program Options that exist in SD#43.   This document can be accessed by checking our website Under Publications, titled Secondary Planning options.   This document can be accessed by checking our weekly newsletter The Current for Dec. 15th and...

Community Christmas Celebration

December 09, 2014
You and your family are invited to attend our Community Christmas Celebration on Thursday evening at 7:00 in the gym. Come join us for some hot chocolate and cookies along with the opportunity to complete a Christmas Craft, have your photo taken with Santa and or Frosty, listen to our choir...

Montessori Parent Ed. Evening

November 17, 2014
District Montessori teachers will discuss the reasons for moving to a Grade-Less Report Card and share templates being used at the various school levels. Bring your questions and share your concerns about what your child's report will look like with no letter grades; moreover, with lots of documented reporting out on...

Kids Xmas Market Notice

November 13, 2014
Please see the attachment under the Publications titled,   Kids Market - Nov. 13th. This is an important document as it helps to spell out the goals and procedures on how to donate and support our Kids Christmas Market, a truly Monty Experience.

3-Way Conferences

November 02, 2014
Three-Way Reporting Conferences ‚Äď We have established the dates of Wed. Dec. 3 rd and Thurs Dec. 4 th as Early Dismissal times in order to move forward with our support for establishing 3-Way Conferences before our Term One Report Card goes home on Fri. Dec. 12 th . The 3-Way...

Monty Dog Show Info

October 05, 2014
Registration forms will be out the week of Oct 6 th for students and families to sign up for the 11 th Annual Monty Dog Show. Showtime is Thursday Oct. 16 th @ 3:30 ‚Äď 4:45 with an entrance fee of $5.00 to have your opportunity to win some trophies in...

Music Band Choir Parent Evening - POSTPONED

October 01, 2014
Due to todays illness of our Mr. De Vita we have had to cancel tonights planned Music/Band Registration set for 7:00. This meeting will be rescheduled when our band leader returns from his illness. Thanks for your understanding.  

Welcome Back to Monty Middle!

September 19, 2014
School is open on Monday Sept. 22nd and the following information has been sent out to all parents who have submitted to us a current email address. If you have not received and email please contact me at or my cell 604-219-2527 or contact our V.P. Ms. Holden ....

School Opening - District Plans

September 16, 2014
Please see the letter, under publications, from Mr. Tom Grant on behalf of the Coquitlam Board of Education for a planned date for students return to school pending BCTF vote ratification.

Student Team Assignment Update

September 05, 2014
Like all parents, we continue to wait through the job action process that seems to be moving into week # 2 of our school year. We will post on this website the team meeting time and location once we are confirmed of the return to school date. When this date is...

School Opening Update:

August 29, 2014
Please see the letter under Publications - titled " Letter to Parent Re- Sept. 2nd School Opening (Aug. 29)" for full details about how best to seek information about the current job action status. Over the weekend there maybe changes in the negotiations that will be best communicated to you through...

Camp Monty Experience - CANCELLED

August 25, 2014
We are disheartened to announce that our traditional welcoming of our new students to Monty through our Camp Monty Experience has been cancelled due to the ongoing labour strife in our province. We have cancelled the event planned for Wednesday August 27 th from 10:00 ‚Äď 11:30. We are unable to...

District #43 Cancels Summer Learning Programs

July 03, 2014
Please see the letter from Superintendent Mr. Tom Grant on our home page under publications for more information.

Year End Report Cards

June 30, 2014
Parents and Guardians of Monty Middle Students,   For students in Grades 6-8 the date set for report card completion fell after the beginning of the full teacher strike.  This has created a situation where we have report cards for some classes and not for others.  You will notice one of two...

Year End Band and Choir Concert - CANCELLED for Thurs @ 7:00pm

June 09, 2014
We are disheartened to inform you that due to the on-going Government Lock-Out and current BCTF Job Action we have been unable to secure times and schedules to successfully present our Year End Band and Choir Concert planned for Thursday June 12th @ 7:00 pm. The students have worked extremely hard...

Outdoor Experience Day Tues June 24th - CANCELLED

June 08, 2014
With great regrets we have had to cancel our planned Outdoor Experience Day set for Tuesday June 24th. Due to the impending uncertainty of the Government Lock-Out/BCTF Job Action we have had to make a decision to cancel our bookings for Playland, Wild Play, Rocky Point Sailing/ Kayaking and other activities....

Gr. 5 Half Day Activities - CANCELLED

June 08, 2014
We regret that we have had to cancel our Gr. 5 Half Day visits from our feeder schools and for all new students planning to attend Montgomery Middle for next September. Due to the impending Government Lock-Out/BCTF Job Action we have been unable to secure times and schedules; whereby, all students...

Student Walkout Message from Superintendent Tom Grant

June 03, 2014
Dear parent,   As you may know, a student walkout  being promoted by students for the morning of Wednesday, June 4, has received a significant amount of media attention.   Coquitlam schools will be in session and it is our expectation that students will be in class.  We fully respect student...

Gr. 5 Half Day Postponed

June 02, 2014
Due to the BCTF rotating strike actions planned for Coquitlam District this Thursday June 5th we at Monty have had to postpone our Gr. 5 Half Day of Articulation planned for our feeder schools. We are looking at alternative dates to try and hold a session; whereby, our incoming Gr. 5...

Teacher Rotating Strike Action

May 23, 2014
Please see the letters from the Superintendent of Education for Coquitlam Mr. Tom Grant under the publications section. The letter has been presented in English, Mandarin, Spanish and Korean for your ease of access and understanidng.

Monty Athletes on Perry's Prospects

May 15, 2014
If you did not get a chance to view a recent CTV News @ Six segment on three of our courageous athletes then take a moment to view the story. It is great to see a good news story about education and kids.

Team Skye Update

May 04, 2014
Camping in the Skye: Update from Team Skye by Tristan E.   The sun is shining in the Skye.   As the school year comes closer to an end, it is getting warmer and the kids are getting excited about the summer.   However, there is still work to do and Team Skye is...

Scholastic Book Fair

April 27, 2014
The final week for our library fundraiser happens from Monday April 28th - Thursday May 1st. Please come out at lunch and after school to support our library and to find personal literary items for you to purchase as gifts and to add to your family library. We thank all of...

Gr. 5 Parent Orientation Evening Wed. April 30th @ 7:00

April 16, 2014
This information meeting is for all parents and grade 5 students who will be joining us at Montgomery Middle School for the 2014 ‚Äď 2015 school year. ¬† We will start in the gym with a brief introduction to middle school and early adolescence. ¬† A panel of students and teachers ¬† will address...

SPC Mtg. Planned for April 14th is Postponed

April 13, 2014
Due to planning issues with the upcoming budget and staffing organization the School Planning Council Meeting planned for Monday April 14th has been postponed until May 12th. Sorry for any inconveniences.

Parent Ed. - Community Change Session

February 10, 2014
Community Change Session at Monty Middle ‚Äď To help ensure an articulated connection with our community the Monty Staff will be hosting a parent education session on Monday Feb. 17 th @ 7:00 to discuss and engage conversation on our Social Emotional Learning Goal and our work with our Community Circles...

Canadian Red Cross Babysitters Training Course

February 03, 2014
Monty will be offering the Canadian Red Cross Babysitters Training starting on Thursday Feb 20th @ 3:15 - 5:15 and running every Thursday for 4 weeks. At completion of the course you will have learned the skills needed to care for babies and young children. Please stop by the office to...

Gr. 8 Transitions to Secondary School

January 19, 2014
Please see our newsletter for more details about Gr. 8 student articulation dates:       COURSE SELECTION & PROGRAMMING Charles Best - Course selection forms due to Monty counsellor by January 28th Centennial - Counsellors come in to discuss course selection- February 12th Port Moody Secondary - Counsellors come in to discuss course...

What to do to check for School Closure in the Event of Extreme Weather

December 12, 2013
¬† Please check to learn about what to do if there is a school closure due to Extreme Weather In the event of heavy snow, ice or extreme temperatures, a decision on school closures will take place as soon as possible after 6:00 a.m. that day. Ôā∑ Check the district website at...

Cafeteria Closure on Tuesday Dec. 17th

December 12, 2013
Please note that our school cafeteria will be closed all day on Tuesday Dec. 17th. This is due to all cooks and food servers in all middle schools to attend a special meeting sponsored by the district. Your challenge will be to provide a packed snack and lunch for school on...

Kids Christmas Market Information

November 17, 2013
Please see the notice under our Publication section providing you with all the information that you need to know about our Kids Xmas Market. Your donations become our treasures for our students chance to re-gift items that may surprise you and the money made by the school goes to local charities....

MDI Survey for Gr. 7 Students

October 07, 2013
Dear Parent/ Guardian,   This email contains some very important information that will involve   your child’s participation in an important research project being conducted by Montgomery Middle and School District #43 this November. Please take the time to open this document and read the contents. Your child’s participation is voluntary; however, it...

Order your yearbook today! Click this title for full details.

September 18, 2013
Order a yearbook for your child before October 16th and received a free personalization (name) embossed on the cover. Click the "Order a Yearbook" icon on this page or to pay by cash or cheque, print, fill out, and hand in this order form   After Oct. 16, the price goes...


August 28, 2013
On Wednesday Aug. 28th we emailed all of those families that we have an email contact for informing them of the time and location that their child will need to be at Monty Middle on Tuesday Sept. 3rd. If you have not received an email to inform you of this information...

Welcome to our school year 2013/2014!

August 12, 2013
For those students and parents who are searching for class lists and times we ask that you relax and we want you to know that we will have team times and locations posted and sent out to all students/ parent emails by the last week of August. We did not want...

Mon Am Only

June 23, 2013
All students attending the Outdoor Experience Day for Horseback Riding/ Wild Play and Sailing/ Kayaking must check to ensure that they have completed all of the parent waiver forms or they will not be able to participate in the activities. Wild play attendees please check with Mr. Hanna/ Horseback Riders please...

Mon/ Tues. AM /PM

June 10, 2013
All students planning on attending the Playland option for our Outdoor Experience Day at the end of the month must have their completed registration forms and payment submitted by tomorrow. Tuesday June 11th is when we need your commitment to attend Playland. Complete the registration form and return your payment to...

Mon - Fri AM only

June 10, 2013
This is the last week to purchase dance tickets for our Much Video Dance Party on Wednesday June 19th from 5:30 -8:00. Tickets will not be sold after Friday June 14th. You do not want to miss out on this premiere  event of the year. Two and a half hours of...

Mon - Thurs AM Only

June 09, 2013
This Friday Monty will play host to a very inspirational speaker who comes to share his motivational message and asks for you to join him in his Push For Change. What does the Push For Change mean? --- Well wait until Friday. How you can help now is be prepared to...

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June 03, 2013
Attention Girls!! Many of you took the simply you course this year & loved it and now there is an upcoming Simply You conference this saturday June 8!! See Mrs. Davis or the office for more details.

Mon. - Fri. AM ONLY

May 31, 2013
Much Video Dance Party Tickets go on sale today at lunch. Tickets are $10.00 and they will be sold in the main gym hallway everyday until Friday June 14th. Purchase your tickets early to ensure that you do not miss out on the opportunity to be a part of this music...

Mon. AM / Tues. AM/ Wed. Am

May 26, 2013
Thinking of showcasing your talents at the Annual Monty Talent Show then you need to attend the sign up meeting for up coming auditions. To Sign -Up you must attend a meeting this Wednesday in the Band Rm. in order to get you name on a list to book a time...

Team Quadra Give Back Students Present - Carnival

May 16, 2013
Do you like to have fun? Eat food and at the same time be able to give back to our community? GREAT! Then this is the perfect opportunity for you. On Thursday May 23rd some students from Team Quadra are hosting a Carnival to raise awareness and financial support for the...

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May 15, 2013
Monty Student predicted the election results! They voted for Steve Kim of the Liberals with 75 votes; Selina Mae Robinson of the NDP with 69 votes and Edward Stanbrough of the Green party received 33 votes from Monty students. In the real election the Liberals won a Majority government and Steve...

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May 14, 2013
Attention all Track and Field members.  There will be a very short, but MANDATORY meeting for all athletes attending the District Meet tomorrow.  Please meet in Ms. Coupland's room at the beginning of lunch.  Don't be late :)

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May 13, 2013
Do you love cooking?  Do you dream of being a cooking show star?  If you do, then you need to enter the "Hands-On Cook-Off" Contest.    To enter, you needed to team up with another person under 18 and make a video of 3 minutes or less showing how you prepare your...

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May 13, 2013
All Track and Field members need to get their District Permission form into Ms. Coupland by tomorrow!     

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May 07, 2013
Attention all Track and Field Members.  If you are planning on attending the District Meet next Wednesday please see Ms. Coupland for a permission form to attend.    Only those who have attended practices will be able to compete in the Meet :)

Rock Band Rehearsal

May 06, 2013
Rock band members! Rehearsal will be this Friday in the band room after school. See you there and rock on!

Choir Rehearsal a.m. only

May 06, 2013
All choir members, rehearsal is in the band room at lunch time. See you there!

Fifty Year Anniversary Thank You's

May 05, 2013
Special Thanks to Thrifty Foods at Austin Station and Tim Horton’s for their generous contributions to our 50 Year Anniversary Celebration. The donation of hot dogs, buns by Thrifty's and coffee by Tim Horton's were greatly appreciated by our guests and visitors to our school.

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May 05, 2013
If you were able to vote in our upcoming BC election who would you vote for? Get informed on who's running and what they stand for. Monty students will have the chance to vote in the BC Student Vote on Monday May 13th.

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May 02, 2013
A big congratulations to all of the athletes who attended the Mini Meet, yesterday at Moody Middle.  We were blessed with another sunny day and a lot of great  races, jumps and throws.  Way to to Monty!   Our District Track Meet is in 2 weeks, make sure you are attending practices...

Thurs AM and PM

May 02, 2013
Monty's 50 Years Anniversary happens this evening from 4:00 - 8:00. We would like to thank the R.O.C.K.S. Crew members in advance who have volunteered their services for tonight, along with our Band and Choir performers who will be providing their musical accompaniment for our evening event. Thanks also to all...

Tues AM and PM

April 30, 2013
Decade Wear Wednesday is May 1st and we celebrate our kick-off opening to our 50th Anniversary Celebrations that will be happening on Thursday evening. This Wednesday is Decade Wear Day - come dressed in your teams decade of study - wear tie dyed t-shirts, put on an afro -for the Sixties,...


April 21, 2013
The Monty Middle Mariners and (Junior High Trojans) will be celebrating their 50 years of quality education, athletics, Fine Arts  and community spirit on Thursday May 2nd from 4:00- 8:00pm. Each of our student teams will take on a decade reviewing the life and times of students and staff who walked...

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April 09, 2013
Attention all of you who signed up for Track and Field.  Reminder that practices start this week.  Check the schedule outside of Ms. Coupland's Room.    Also, please get an Athletics form from Ms.Coupland and return it ASAP.    Happy Westcoast Training Everyone :)

Mon AM and PM

April 08, 2013
Our big annual fundraiser begins today when you will receive you Raffle Tickets to start selling. Our PAC volunteers have organized tickets for all to sell. The prizes are the following: 1. An iPad Series 4 2. A Go Pro Sport HD Video Camera 3. $100.00 cash   Your big effort is...

Tues Wed. AM/ PM

March 05, 2013
Food and Culture what do they have in common? Well - lots as we ask you to prepare for our Multicultural Luncheon. What do you need to do? 1. Submit your forms for food dish and parent volunteers 2. Prepare a cultural dish and bring it to school on Friday 3....

Advanced Band Forms

March 03, 2013
The Advanced Band will be away Thursday afternoon at Summit Middle for the district band summit. Forms are now due. Please bring them to Mr. Ivaz in the band room during rehearsal or during/after the school day.

Choir Rehearsal

February 12, 2013
All choir members, rehearsal is today in the band room at 12:30. Please bring your music and great voices, Adele awaits!!!!

Community Change Session # 2: Project Based Learning

February 11, 2013
Community Change Session # 2: Project Based Learning and Cross Curricular Themes We would like to invite our parent community to come join us for a panel shared discussion on the topic of Project Based Learning (P.B.L.) and how we connect together the key elements of curricular competencies for learning. This...

Student Led Conferences Have Been Rescheduled to April

January 29, 2013
Please note that the Student Led Conferences will be on Apri 16 and 18.  There will be an early dismissal at 2:00 pm on both those days.  There is a day in between due to band concerts on April 17th.

Friday Jan. 25th a Regular School Day

January 23, 2013
Some families have been viewing an old calendar that was sent out last June which indicated that this Friday is a designated Professional Development Day - this is FALSE! As a community we communicated all through October and November that we had switched the Jan. 25th Pro D Day to Thurs....

AM Only

January 08, 2013
Registrations for After - School Community HUB programs like - Simply You/ Mudball/ Hip Hop Dance/ Red Cross Babysitters Training are all happening for this week. These are programs set up for your interests so we encourage you to register and join in the fun that starts next week.

Are You Ready To Rock?

January 05, 2013
JOIN the Monty Rock Band Program! All singers and musicians welcome -- even if you’re not in band or choir. Have fun learning to jam like a pro on your favorite songs while improving performance skills. To be in the program you must auditon - Mr. Ivaz will set up auditions...

All Monty Wrestlers

January 03, 2013
Our first practice will be Tuesday, January 8th after school at 3:15.  Please have your forms and $15 handed in before practice

Snow and Possible School Closure Info

December 19, 2012
The district decision to close needs to occur by 6:30 a.m. so that families can plan and make alternate arrangements should schools be closed.  While the District tries to make the best decision with the information we have the weather changes quickly for the worse or for the better.   Schools are...

Extreme Weather and School Closure Info:

December 18, 2012
School Closure in the Event of Extreme Weather
In the event of heavy snow, ice or extreme temperatures, a decision on school closures will take place as soon as possible after 6:00 a.m. that day. Check the district website at beginning shortly after 6:00 a.m. Be sure to hit Refresh...

Christmas Spirit Week

December 16, 2012
We remind all of your elves and potential Santas out there to dress up this week and follow the weekly schedule for Xmas Wear at Monty: Monday - Christmas Colours - scarves, ties, clothing combos Tuesday - Christmas Hats - any style to celebrate the season Wednesday - Xmas Festive PJ's...

Interested in After School Programs

December 10, 2012
Registration is under way for after school programs starting in January. You could join: Hip Hop Dance on Mondays from 3:00 -4:30 Mud Ball/ Football on Tuesdays form 3:30 - 4:30 Outside in the weather Simply You a Health and Wellness Program for girls on Wednesday from 3:00 -4:00 Babysitters Red...

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December 07, 2012
Come one, Come all to Team Skye's Entreprenures Fair.  There's no need for last minute christmas shopping.  At the Entrprenuers Fair there will be literally hundreds of products to choose from. Look forward to Friday - when you will experience. . . the Entreprenuers Fair!

Project Angel

December 02, 2012
This is a Share project to help needy families in our community at Christmas time.This is a voluntary activity for Monty students.Our goal is to have all the angels on the Monty trees transform into gifts.   Students who want to participate can buy a present. Bring the UNWRAPPED gift to school...


November 30, 2012
Do you love doughnuts? Want to support the Monty Band?! The music council is selling Krispy Kream most famous original glazed doughnuts! If you haven't already recieved a pre-order form you can get one at the office. Hurry because all forms need to be in to the office by December 14th!...


November 30, 2012
Do you love doghnuts? Do you want to support monty's music department? Then we have the perfect thing for you!   The music council is selling Krispy Kream's Original Glazed Doughnuts! If you haven't already recived our pre-order form, you can pick one up at the office! Hurry up because you only...

Kids Xmas Market Info - All Week in AM/PM

November 25, 2012
The 2012 MONTY CHRISTMAS MARKET will be happening on Friday, November 30th.   This week we start with our donation collection and will continue collecting all week, right up to the morning of the market.   We would appreciate having the bulk of the donations in by Thursday so we can have the...

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November 20, 2012
Did you  know that today is  National Child Day here in Canada? In other parts of the world this is known as Universal Children's Day. It's a day to celebrate being a kid in this world and time to remember that you have the right to know your rights! And to...

RCMP News Release Community Notification

November 12, 2012
Please see the information in the following link regarding an attempted abduction in the Port Coquitlam Area.  

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November 11, 2012
Team Quadra would like to thank Monty for helping support their candy sales. They raised $166.75 for Children's Hospital!

Wednesday Morning Beginner Band Class is Cancelled

November 05, 2012
The Beginner Band Class is cancelled in order for the Advanced band class to have extra preparation for their Remembrance Day performance.  

Tues AM and PM

November 05, 2012
Wednesday morning Beginner Band class is cancelled for this Wednesday morning All students in Beginner Band will get an extra hour of rest so enjoy your break.  

Student Led Conferences

November 04, 2012
By now you should have received your selection form for our upcoming Student Led Conferences planned for Tuesday Nov. 20th and Wednesday Nov. 21st. We ask that you return the forms as soon as possible thus allowing the individual teachers the time to coordinate and confirm with you the time for...

Coquitlam Montessori Society AGM

November 04, 2012
Monty Middle will be hosting the CMS's Annual General Meeting for which we encourage all Montessori Parents to come and attend as this is a significant opportunity to be a part of the driving force behind Montessori in our school district. At the AGM you will learn about current memberships, student...

Calendar Changes

November 04, 2012
This upcoming week is one of many changes as announced over the past month with a change in the extra long weekend. A reminder that Monty Middle will be closed to students from Thursday Nov. 7th up to and including Monday Nov. 12th. The Thursday is a School Based Professional Development...

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November 02, 2012
Some of you may be wondering why Mrs. Weger had such crazy hair yesterday - did she think it was Halloween? No -l she lost a bet. Kevin Liang got to do that to her hair because he brought in 100 bowls of soup for the food bank! Way to go...

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November 01, 2012
Monty celebrated Halloween in style yesterday! The halls were teaming with amazing costumes. Congratulations to Mason for winning the scariest costume; Josh Funniest; Kaitlyn, Eiliean and Sylvia for Best Group; Ashlyn for most creative and Aiden for weirdest.   Winners of the best Pumpkin contest went to Advisory 1 in first, Adv...

Gr 6 Volleyball Practice

October 23, 2012
The final Gr 6 Volleyball practice is Thursday morning at 8:00am. 

Community Change Session at Monty Middle:

October 15, 2012
  Parents are invited to hear about the types of organizational and teaching designs and changes that are currently underway at Monty. We are hosting an evening event on Tuesday Oct. 23 rd @ 7:00 where teachers and Gr. 9 alumni students will discuss their experiences with multi-grade classrooms and Project Based...

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October 10, 2012
If you want to join the Gardening club please sign up on the sheet outside Mrs Weger's room. Room 229.

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October 03, 2012
Do you want to get involved at Monty? Looking to meet new people? Tired of walking past ugly flower beds? Want to help beautify the school? Then the Garden Club is for you! Sign up on the paper outside Mrs Weger's room, room 229. Stay tuned for meeting times.

Monday Morning

October 01, 2012
Do you like gardening? Do you hate seeing all the weeds in front of our school? Would you like to find a way to get involved in a club at Monty? Then come to room 227 - the back of the double room at lunch to sign up with Mrs Weger....

Yearbook Information

September 24, 2012
Please see the Yearbook Notice called, The Yearbook Early Bird gets the Best Price, under publications. This is exciting information about our new yearbook sales and easy purchase process through our Jostens yearbook distributer.

Professional Development Day Switch for November 8th

September 23, 2012
We have been asked if we would be able to switch our assigned dates for one professional development day from the pre-established date of Friday January 25th and move that date to Thursday November 8th. This will accommodate many of our staff to be able to attend the International Conference for...

Parent and Staff Open House and CORN ROAST

September 16, 2012
Yes, you read the title correctly we are organizing a Corn Roast at 6:30 on the evening of Tuesday September 18th before our Parent/ Teacher Open House @ 7:00. We hope that many of you will join us for some lip smacking corn and butter and then move on into the...

Montessori Team Re-organization

September 12, 2012
Due to the number of students enrolled in our Montessori program, the district has requested that we reorganize the classes from a team of four advisories to three.   We currently have 80 students registered in our Montessori program.   With this reorganization, each of the three advisories will have 26 or 27...

Team Assignment Emails Sent

August 30, 2012
All students by this time of August will have received an email informing them about their team placement and their arrival time on Tuesday September 4th. Meeting times and locations are explained below.   Team Quadra - 9:30 - 10:30 Cafeteria Team Skye - 9:30 - 10:30 Gym   Team Sicily - 11:00...

Team Assignment Information

August 19, 2012
By Wednesday August 29th we will have our students assigned to their teams informing them of their start time for the first day of school on Tuesday September 4th. Students will only be at school for 1 hour on Tuesday and the times for the four different teams will be staggered...

Band News

July 06, 2012
For all interested band members new and advanced please note that we will have Band Classes for both groups starting early in the morning @ 7:50. Mon/Wed for Beginner Band and Tues/ Thurs for Advanced Band. Please look at the attachment posted under Publications on our website for more info about...

Summer News

July 06, 2012
By the second week of July you will have received a Summer Newsletter email version of our information about school start up dates. Students/families will be receiving an email on Wed. Aug 29th to inform them of their TEAM assignment for the school year 2012/2013 . The newsletter also contains information...

Talent Show Rehearsal

June 19, 2012
The list of students who are performing in the talent show for next Monday will be posted at the office today at 12:30. These students do need to be ready to showcase their talents on Thursday afternoon @ 1:15 for a Rehearsal. You will need your music and other personal equipment...

Congrats to Adv. 12

June 14, 2012
Ms. Johal's / Mrs. Clignon's class were our top fundraisers in the Jump Rope for Heart campaign that ended last month. This Advisory raised $759.00 for the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation. Another wonderful job put forth by our students as an example of people taking care of others in or...

Monty Talent Show Audition Schedule:

June 03, 2012
Students who are interested in showcasing their talents in the afternoon on Monday June 25 th will have their opportunity to audition next week for this event. ¬† The following schedule is posted on our website calendar: Tuesday June 5 th @ 12:30 ‚Äď 1:00 ‚Äď All Grade participants Registration Day Monday...

Day Switch for this Wednesday and Friday

May 28, 2012
Due to some internal scheduling items we are switching the days for this week only. Wednesday May 30th will follow the Friday start and finish times where school will start at 9:00 and end at 2:50 for this Wednesday. On Friday we will start with our warning bell at 8:35 and...

AM this Week

May 28, 2012
If you are an alumni of Miller Park Elementary and you would like to volunteer at their Annual Fun Fair then you are asked to pick up a Volunteer Information form from the office. The date of the Fun Fair is Thursday June 7th.

Summer Learning Information

May 01, 2012
Please see the information posted under Publications for those interested in seeking Summer Learning Opportunities for their children. You must register for an account before you register for any Summer Learning courses in Elementary or Middle Grade levels. Please check out and visit    

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