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École Nestor Elementary School
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

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...

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...


April 25, 2018
We are very excited to be hosting Earth Rangers at Nestor, on Thursday, April 26th.  Students will get to see  four of the Earth Rangers Animal Ambassadors, including animals like Kateri the Peregrine Falcon, Gizmo the Eurasian Eagle Owl, and Quillow the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine. ​ The Tri-City News will be joining...

Photo Retakes Monday, October 16th

October 12, 2017
If you would like your child to have his or her photo retaken, photo retakes will take place on Monday, October 16th.​

School District Internet/Connection Issues

October 06, 2017
SD43 is currently experiencing difficulty with its entire network.  Emails/absence entries may not be received.​

Shape of the day - Wednesday, Sept. 6

September 05, 2017
​All students will report to last year's class for attendance and will then be placed into grade groupings.  New students are to report to the library and then they will join in the grade groupings.  Students will be dismissed from last year's class.  Please check with your child at the end...

Welcome Back September 5th!

September 01, 2017
​September 5th Schedule: Returning students to Nestor are to report to their last year's homeroom classroom for attendance on Tuesday, September 5th.  The students will be at school for a maximum of 1/2 hour from 9:00 to 9:30.   Full time attendance from 8:50 to 3:00 begins on Wednesday, September 6th.  New...

Panorama photo for sale: Deadline Friday, 23

June 20, 2017
​ Spring group photos now available online!   You can visit this link and enter our school's unique shoot key  LP396VEC  to view and order your spring group photos!   All orders placed by June 23rd will be delivered back to the school .  Orders placed after this...

Iride Bike Program Cancelled

March 06, 2017
​Cancelled due to weather.

After school activities

February 02, 2017
​Please check out this attached flyer and also the MORESPORTS activity button found on this page.

Nestor Newsletter 4 - January 13th

January 13, 2017
​Nestor Newsletter 4 (can also be found under Publications in the top bar tab)

Winter Weather reminder

December 07, 2016
The weather forecast for tomorrow afternoon through Friday is for snow.  Please remember to check the district website or our school site for information about school closures.  Any decision about closing the schools will be made by 6:30 a.m. and will be on the website.   While we realize this may cause some inconvenience, we appreciate...

After-school programs for Winter 2017: Kateslem

June 22, 2016
The program is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Contact Karen for availability and pricing.  

Whole School Panorama Photos are available for ordering. The price is 10$. .

June 09, 2016
Cash or cheques payable to Photo Express.

Book Fair Week is here!

February 14, 2016

School Fees information is here.

February 10, 2016
School Fees

We are introducing a new online payment system that will allow you to view and pay you child’s student fees safely and conveniently online starting in January. We encourage you to register your account online now! Here’s how to get started: Go to Click...

Ready, Set, Learn! Wednesday, Feb, 10 @ Coquitlam River Elementary fron 12:30-3

February 05, 2016
This activity is free and is for children ages 3-5

Pink Shirt Sales to Support Grade 5 events Deadline Monday!

January 15, 2016
Please note the Deadline for the $10 Pink Shirt is Monday, January 18.  Money will be collected in the morning right after the announcements.  Your support is appreciated!

Vancouver Sun Fun Run 2016

January 11, 2016
We have a team "Ecole Nestor Elementary" is our team name in the Youth Challenge department!  Please consider joining this fun event!

Evergreen Cultural Centre programs for Winter. Earlybird discount!

January 05, 2016
Spring Break Arts Camps at the Evergreen Cultural Centre After a long cold, wet winter up jumps spring with these week-long programs that will fire your imagination as you explore new creative worlds. Join us for camps like Kids on Stage, or blast off for The Worlds of Galaxies Far, Far,...

Grade 5 Bottle Drive on Wednesday, Jan. 6!

December 30, 2015
Dear Nestor families, The Gr.5’s are raising money for memory books, end of the year field trip and grad celebrations. Their Bottle Drive has begun and will run until May. All you need to do to support them is take your recyclables items (bottles, pop, cans, juice boxes etc) to: BIGGAR...

Free event for Families at Poirier Pool!

October 09, 2015
Synchronized Swimming Try It For Free! When: Saturday October 17 th . 2:00pm – 3:30pm Where: Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex Who: Open to Grades 3 – 12 What: Bring your swimsuit and be ready to try new things

Fun PAC events!

October 01, 2015
Great News from the hard working PAC! PAC Power Lunches are now open for ordering online through Orders & payments for October’s Pizza lunch are do by Monday @ 9am. Please note that ever-popular Popaluza returns to Nestor on Fri. Oct. 9 @ 3pm at the back of the school....

MunchALunch program information is here!

September 29, 2015
Nestor PAC Hot lunch program information is attached here.  This is also found on the Parents/PAC part of the website.

Parent e-forms are now live!!

September 17, 2015
Please check our school website home page.  The District permission forms are found behind the Big Green Button!  If your child is absent or late, please use the Absence button and we will get the message quickly.  It works very well when you have been up all night with a sick...

Kindergarten Registration

November 29, 2013
French Kindergaraten Registration for September 2014 is on-line - January 16 @ 9:00 a.m.( English Kindergarten Registration for September 2014 is at the school office on February 4 - 6 from 9:30 to 3:00 daily. 

Power Restored

September 16, 2013
Power at the school has been restored.

Nestor Fun Fair!

April 20, 2013
Mark your calendars for May 3!

World Education Games... practice sessions are on!

February 09, 2013
This is a fantastic yearly project (Literacy, Math, Science) involving students from ALL over the world, competing in live-time on the internet! Practice sessions have begun.  All students in Grades 1 to 5 should have passwords in their planners.

Coquitlam Summer Camps!

June 06, 2012
Check out the safe and fun summer camps in Coquitlam! Coquitlam is "High Five" certified, which means our children's programs meet the highest national standards for quality!

Summer Learning 2012

April 30, 2012
Grades 1-5  July 10 to 27
Registration begins June 5     ...

Vote on Facebook for a Jan Brett visit!

February 18, 2012
If you are a Facebook user, PLEASE help Nestor win the contest to have beloved author/illustrator, Jan Brett, visit our school! Go to  choose the link "vote" and open your facebook account, go to the left side of Jan Brett's facebook page and choose "contest entry form", fill in your...

Have a SUN-sational Summer!

June 30, 2011
Nestor Staff wishes our students and parents a most wonderful and safe holiday!  See you in September!

Nestor Sports Day... Friday June 3!

May 29, 2011
Wear your team color, a big smile, and your best "good sportsmanship" manners!  It's a really fun day for all, and goes ahead rain or shine!

Nestor Movie Night! Fri. May 20

May 16, 2011
Join the Nestor community for a fun movie! Tickets are available at the office.  Note: Parents must attend with their children.

Nestor Spirit Wear!

May 16, 2011
Show your Nestor Spirit by wearing our logo!  Order forms are available at the office.

Community Schools Summer DayCamps

May 15, 2011
An affordable 6 week summer day camp!

Iranian Educators Family Workshop

May 06, 2011
A five week program is being offered, starting May 11.  (See attachment.)

École Nestor Elementary School

1266 Nestor Street, Coquitlam BC
V3E 2A4
604.464.9422 604.937.8028
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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