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Student Learning Survey

February 16, 2022

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February 16, 2022

Share Food bank this holiday season

December 08, 2021
​Pinetree Way will be donating items to the Share Food bank this holiday season.  Each day we are trying to collect food items that are in high demand. Here is the schedule we are planning to use for the care packages. **PLEASE NOTE: All items need to be nonperishable as well...

School Daily Schedule - Arrival - Recess - Lunch - Dismissal

September 08, 2021
​     K/1 2/3 4/5 Arrival 8:45 8:50 8:55 Recess 10:15 – 10:30 10:15 – 10:30 10:15 – 10:30 Lunch 12:00-12:20 – Eat 12:20-12:46 - Play Same Same Dismissal 2:40 2:45 2:50 ​ 

First Week of School - Room assignments - Schedule

September 08, 2021
​ Good afternoon and Welcome to returning and new students. Please refer to your child's Grade group and last name to see which class to report to for the first week. Please send your child with a pencil box or Ziploc bag (labelled with their name) of basic supplies for the...

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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...

Pinetree Way Elementary is 25 years young!

November 20, 2018
A lumni and friends   are invited to join in celebrating Pinetree Way Elementary's 25th year.
We will enjoy cake and coffee.  NO RSVP Required.   
November 22, 2018
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
1420 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

School Supply orders to be ordered online by Friday, June 8th 2018

May 17, 2018
​ When placing your order when asked for Division or Homeroom, please use your student's current year for  homeroom number. PLEASE NOTE Pinetree Way Elementary Student Supply Packs can ONLY be ORDERED ONLINE   Please make sure you place your ONLINE ORDER by Friday June 8th, 2018 or a $6.00 shipping fee...

Track & Field Meet - Wednesday May 24th

May 19, 2017
Track and field meet is Wednesday, May 24th at Town Centre Stadium.  Parents are required to drop off and pick up students directly from the stadium.  Notices with information have been sent home with participating students. ​

After School Programs

April 05, 2017
Parents, our after school programs begin next week.  Please check our school calendar for times and locations of activities.  ​

Late French Immersion Presentation - January 6th at 9:45 am

January 04, 2017
All grade 5 students will be attending a presentation from our district French Immersion coordinato, Sophie Bergeron, on Friday, January 6th, 2016 at 9:45 am.  The presentation will provide students with information about regstration in one of our late French Immersion programs for grade 6.  ​

Pajama Day / Pancake Breakfast - Friday December 9th 9:00 am

December 06, 2016
​Our annual Pajama Day and Pancake breakfast is scheduled for Friday, December 9th.  Students are asked to bring a $5 donation for the Pancake Breakfast.  All money collected supports the Coquitlam Fire Fighters Burn Fund.  Thank you. 

Early Dismissal 1:45 PM. Tuesday December 6th / Wednesday December 7th

December 06, 2016
Parents there is early dismissal at 1:45 pm for all students on Tuesday December 6th and Wednesday December 7th. ​

June 29th - Last Day of School 12:00 pm dismissal.

June 15, 2016
Parents a reminder that dismissal time on the final day of school on Wednesday, June 29th is 12:00 pm. 

Talent Show - June 20th 1:30 pm and June 22nd 10:45 am

June 15, 2016
Our school wide talent show is scheduled for Monday June 20th at 1:30 pm for performers in divisions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and on Wednesday June 22nd at 10:45 am for performers in divisions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13.  All parents are welcome to attend.

Grade 5 Leaving Ceremony - Thursday, June 23rd 1:30 pm

June 01, 2016
Parents, a reminder that our grade 5 leaving ceremony has been changed.  Our leaving ceremony is now scheduled for Thursday, June 23rd at 1:30 pm in the gym.   The grade 5 luncheon for grade 5 students is schedule for Thursday, June 23rd at 11:30 am in the gym.   We apologize for...

School Calendar Survey

May 16, 2016
The Coquitlam school district is seeking feedback from parents regarding the creation of the school district calendar for the next three years.  Information about proposed calendars can be found at the following link:   To complete the survey regarding proposed district calendars please go to the following link:  ...


April 18, 2016
Our latest school newsletter is now uploaded to our school website under publications.

Emergency Release of Students - May 4, 2016 1:45 pm

April 18, 2016
Parents, our school will be conducting a full release of students at 1:45 pm on Wednesday, May 4th at 1:45 pm.  As part of our emergency preparedness drill, parents are expected to come to the school and pick up their children or have a designated alternate pick up their children at...

PAC Meeting - Tuesday, April 19th at 1:30 pm

April 18, 2016
Parents, our next scheduled PAC meeting is Tuesday, April 19th at 1:30 pm in the staff room.  All parents are welcome.

Welcome Back!

March 30, 2016
Families, welcome back from spring break.  Please make sure you sign and return your child's report card insert and report envelope to your child's teacher.  Thank you.

Spring Break March 12 - 28

March 10, 2016
Spring break is scheduled for March 12 - 28.  Students return to school on Tuesday, March 29th.  Enjoy your break.

Term 2 Reports - March 11, 2016

March 10, 2016
Parents, term two report cards will be sent home on Friday, March 11th.

Most recent newsletter

February 05, 2016
Parents, the most recent version of our school newsletter has been posted under publications/newsletters on our school website.

Professional Development Day - Friday January 29th

January 22, 2016
Friday January 29th is a professional development day.  A reminder that there is no school on this day. 

Early Dismissals for Student Led Conferences Jan. 26/27 - 1:45 pm

January 22, 2016
Parents, a reminder that all students will be dismissed at 1:45 pm on Tuesday January 26th and Wednesday January 27 for student led conferences.

Kindergarten Vision & Hearing Screen - Firday Jan. 22

January 15, 2016
Fraser Health will be here on Friday, January 22nd to do a vision and hearing screen on all of our kindergarten students.  Fraser Health does this each school year on all kindergarten students in the school district.

School Newsletter now under Publications / Newsletters

January 08, 2016
Our January 8th edition of the school newsletter is now on our school site under Publcations / Newsletters

Late French Immersion presentation for grade 5 students - Friday January 8th

January 07, 2016
All grade 5 students will be attending a Late French Immersion presenation on Friday, January 8th from 1:00 - 1:15 pm in the Music room.  The district Frech Immersion Coordinator - Mme Bergeron will be giving students information about grade 6 French Immersion programs for September.

Christmas Concert

December 08, 2015
Our annual Christmas concert happens on Thursday, December 17th.  We have an afternoon concert at 1:30 pm and an evening concert at 6:00 pm. 

Pajama Day - Friday, December 11th

December 08, 2015
All students are encourage to wear pajamas to school on Friday, December 11th as we celebrate pajama day.  Pictures with Santa will also happen for classes on this day.

Pancake Breakfast - Friday, December 11th

December 08, 2015
Our annual pancake breakfast is Friday December 11th at 9:00 am.  Student are asked to bring in a small $2 - $5 donation for the firefighters charity.  Thank you.

Early Dismissal December 8th and December 10th

December 08, 2015
Parents please note that dismissal will happen at 1:45 pm on December 8th and December 10th due to parent teacher conferences.  Thank you. 

Halloween Parade - October 30 1:00 pm

October 22, 2015
Our annual Halloween Parade takes place in the gym at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 30th. 

Photo Orders Due October 29th

October 22, 2015
Photo orders are due to classroom teachers by Thursday, October 29th.

No school October 23rd

October 22, 2015
A reminder to families that there is no school on Friday, October 23rd.

More Sports Registration Deadline Friday October 2nd

September 29, 2015
Parents, registration deadline for the More Sports after school program is Friday, October 2nd.

Zumba Performance

September 15, 2015
Parents, please join us for our school wide Zumba performance, Friday September 18th at 1:30 pm in the gym.  All parents are welcome to attend.


September 04, 2015
Kindergarten students only attend school on Wednesday Sept. 9th and Thursday Sept. 10th from 8:45 - 11:15 am.     Kindergarten students attend full school days on Wednesday, Sept. 16th.


September 04, 2015
Parents the first day of school is Tuesday, September 8th.  A reminder that students only attend from 8:45 - 9:15 am on the first day.  The first full day of classes start on Wednesday, September 9th.

School Registration

July 16, 2015
Our school office re-opens on Monday August 31st for new families wishing to register their child.

Happy Summer.

June 25, 2015
Have a great summer everyone.  First day of school is Tuesday September 8th.

Last Day of School June 25th

June 22, 2015
Parents, a reminder that Thursday June 25th is our last day of school.  We will be having a school wide assembly at 11:00 am and all students will be dismissed at 12:00 pm.

School Photo Orders

May 20, 2015
School photo orders are due on May 27th.

School Supplies

May 08, 2015
Parents, school supplies are due to the office by Thursday May 14th. 

School Calendar 2015 - 2016

May 08, 2015
Parents, the school calendar for 2015-2016 has now been uploaded to our school website under "Publications".

School Newsletter

April 24, 2015
The latest version of our school newsletter has now been posted on our website under publications/newsletters.

School Calendar 2015-2016

April 10, 2015
The school district calendar for 2015-2016 has now been posted on our school website under publications.  Please review it and make note of important holidays and break periods for the 2015-2016 school year.

District Budget Process

April 07, 2015
Information for parents on the School District Budget process has been posted on our website under Publications. 

Congratulations "MIND READERS"

March 30, 2015
Congratulations to the "mind readers" for winning the grade 4/5 reading link challenge.  The victorious team is now off to the district finals April 15th at the Coquitlam Public Library.

PAC Meeting

March 27, 2015
Our next school PAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1st at 8:45 am in the main foyer of the school.

Pinetree Way Newsletter

March 27, 2015
Our latest newsletter has been emailed home to parents and posted on our website under publications/newsletters.

Friday More Sports

March 27, 2015
A reminder that the Friday More Sports program starts March 27th after school.  Dates for the progam are as follows:   March 27, April 10, 24, May 1, 15, 22, 29

Term 2 Report Cards

February 26, 2015
Term 2 report cards are being sent home on Friday March 6th.

Pink Shirt Day

February 24, 2015
Pink shirt day is tomorrow.  Parents are invited into our school to view our bulletin board displays with messages about kindness, sharing, caring and belonging. All students are encouraged to wear pink.

School Newsletter

January 23, 2015
The latest copy of our school newsletter is now posted on our website under publications/newsletters and has been emailed home to parents. 

Professional Development Day - Monday, January 26th

January 23, 2015
A reminder that Monday is a professional development day and their is NO SCHOOL.

Cross catchment process

January 20, 2015
Information about the cross catchment process has been uploaded onto our school website under publications / registration information.

Registration Information

January 02, 2015
Registration information has now been uploaded onto our school website under publications/registration information.  Information is included about kindergarten registration, cross catchment processes and mulitiple programs of choice for both grade 5 students moving onto grade 6 and for new students starting kindergarten in September.

More Sports Soccer

January 02, 2015
More sports soccer commences the first day back, Monday January 5th and runs for the first two Mondays and Tuesdays in January.

Christmas Concert Wednesday, December 17th 6:00 pm

December 11, 2014
The Pinetree Way Christmas Concert is scheduled for Wednesday December 17th at 6:00 pm.  Parents please ensure your child is dropped off to their classroom by 5:45 pm.  Doors to the gym for concert seating will open at 5:30 pm. Please bring a non perishable item for the SHARE community food...

Early Dismissal Days 1:45 pm - Tuesday December 2nd and Thursday December 4th

November 28, 2014
A reminder to parents that all students will be dismissed early on Tuesday December 2nd and Thursday December 4th.  Dismissal time is 1:45 pm on these days for parent/teacher interviews.

Scholastic Book Fair December 1-4

November 28, 2014
The scholastic book fair is December 1-4 and is open each day before and after school for students and parents to purchase books.  Proceeds from each book sold go directly to our school library.

First Term Report Cards

November 28, 2014
First Terrm Report Cards are being sent home on Friday, November 28th.  Please review the report with your child and return the singed report card cover and report card envelope to the school.  Thank you.

Poppie Money

November 06, 2014
Please send money for poppies to school with your child tomorrow. Thank you.

Remembrance Day Assembly Friday, November 7th

November 06, 2014
A reminder that our remembrance day assembly is tomorrow at 10:45 am in the gym.  All parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.

Halloween Parade

October 29, 2014
A reminder to families that our Halloween parade is scheuled for Friday at 1:00 pm in the gym.  All parents and caregivers are invited to attend this special event.  Parents are welcome to dismiss their children at the end of the Halloween Parade on Friday afternoon. 

Individual School Photos - Tuesday, October 28th

October 22, 2014
On Tuesday October 28th students will be having individual school portraits.  Information from the photography company was sent home on October 22nd to parents.

Mad Science Workshops

October 20, 2014
A reminder that our first Mad Science workshop for grades 1-5 takes place this Wednesday in the Music Room.  Cost for this seven week afterschool program is $102 and registration information was sent home with parents last week.

Entertainment Books

October 07, 2014
PAC are now selling entertainment books for $30 each.  All proceeds go back to the school.  We encourage all families to purchase one of the books.  Books will be on sale for the next three weeks.

Parent Volunteer Forms

October 03, 2014
Parents interested in volunteering for field trips and other class activities can find our entire parent volunteer package on our website under the title Publications - Pinetree Way Parent Volunteer Forms.  Simply fill out the appropriate forms and return them to the office.  Thank you.

PAC Meeting - October 8 8:45 am - Library

September 27, 2014
All parents are welcome to attend our first PAC meeting on Wednesday October 8th at 8:45 am in the library.

Grade 5 Get Active Letters

September 27, 2014
The grade 5 get active letters have been posted on our website under documents.

Classes start on Monday September 29th

September 27, 2014
Classes start on Monday September 29th.  Please bring your lablelled school supplies to school with you on Monday. 

First Day of School - Sept. 22nd

September 19, 2014
All grade 1-5 students attend school for 30 minutes on Monday, from 8:45 - 9:15 am.  New students report to the gym and returning students report to last years classrooms. Pre-ordered school supplies will be distributed to students. 

Tentative Teacher Agreement Reached

September 16, 2014
A tentative agreement has been reached between the BCTF and BCPSEA.  Details of the agreement still have to be finalized and the agreement has to be ratified by BCTF members but it does mean that classes will resume in the next few days.

School Office Hours

August 25, 2014
Parents, our school office is open from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday, August 25th - 29th, should you need to register your child or contact us regarding documentation or other school information.

Information on teacher strike action

June 12, 2014
Information on teacher strike action dated June 17th has been emailed home to parents and has been posted on our website under publications on the front page of our school website.

School Newsletter

June 03, 2014
The latest version of our school newsletter has been emailed out to parents and it has also been posted under the publications/newsletter section on the front page of our school website. 

School Calendar 2014-2015

May 28, 2014
The updated 2014-2015 Pinetree Way School Calendar has recently been uploaded onto our public site home page under publications.  This calendar will also be included in the 2014-2015 student planner that is sent home in September.

Professional Development Day

May 26, 2014
A reminder that our school based professional develpment day occurs on Monday June 2nd.  There is no school for students on this day.

School Supply Orders

May 26, 2014
Parents the deadline has now passed to submit school supply orders for September.  Supply order can now be fount on our school website, under publications.  These orders can easily be printed and taken directly to our school supply company Creative Children.

School Newsletter

May 14, 2014
The most recent copy of our school newsletter (#15)has been uploaded onto our school website under Publications/Newsletters. 

Monday May 19th - Victoria Day

May 14, 2014
A reminder to parents that Monday May 19th is a provincial holiday and students do not attend school. 

School Newsletter

April 25, 2014
The latest version of the school newsletter has been uploaded to our Newsletter file under Publications on the home page of our school website.

PAC Meeting Minutes

April 17, 2014
Minutes from the March PAC meeting have now been updated under the PAC tab on our school website.

Como Lake Relays

April 17, 2014
Congratulations to the 20 students from our school who braved the weather and participated in the Como Lake Relays on April 16th.  Well done boys and girls!!

Easter Long Weekend

April 17, 2014
A reminder to parents that school will be closed for the Easter Long Weekend on Friday April 18th and Monday April 21st.  School opens again on Tuesday April 22nd.

Professional Development Day April 11

April 09, 2014
A reminder that April 11th is a professional development day and students do not attend school. 

Reading Link Champions

April 09, 2014
Congratulations to the Reading Minions on winning the Reading Link challenge at our school on April 9th.

More Sports Program

April 04, 2014
More sports starts on Tuesday April 15th and runs every Tuesday after school from 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm until June 3rd.

Yoga Starting April 7th

April 04, 2014
Yoga starts April 7th and runs on Monday and Thursdays after school for 1 hour for five weeks.  Check the school calendar for specific dates.

Run for Fun

March 30, 2014
Our annual Run for Fun event starts on Tuesday April 1st and continues for the month of April.  Teachers will be doing the Run for Fun with their classes multiple times each week with students trying to achieve certain distance marks to earn ribbons.

Welcome Back

March 30, 2014
We hope that everyone in our community enjoyed a restful and relaxing spring break. 

School Newsletter

March 14, 2014
Our latest version of our schoo newsletter is now available on our school site under Publications, under Newsletters.

Term 2 Reports

March 05, 2014
Term 2 reports will be sent home on Friday March 7th. 

Usborne Book Fair

March 05, 2014
Usborne book fair is in the main foyer March 5, 6. 

School Newsletter

February 20, 2014
Please check out the latest issue of our school newsletter, located in the publications section of our home page under newsletters.

PAC Movie Event - February 28th after school in the gym

February 20, 2014
A reminder to families that our PAC movie event "FROZEN" will be showing afterschool in the gym on February 28th.  We hope that many families can attend this event.

Pink Shirt Day - February 26th

February 20, 2014
A reminder to families that Pink Shirt Day is Wed. Feb. 26th.   All students are encouraged to wear pink to school on this day. 

Professional Development Day - February 21st

February 20, 2014
A reminder to our community that tomorrow is a professionsl development day and students do not attend school. 

PAC Meeting

February 08, 2014
Our next PAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th at 7:00 pm in the school library. 

Student Led Conferences - Early Dismissal 1:45 pm

February 08, 2014
A reminder to parents that our student led conferences our being held on Tuesday February 11th and Thursday February 13th.  There will be an early dismissal for students on both of thesed days

PAC donates $$$ for new equipment

February 08, 2014
Thanks again to our generous PAC, our students were recently outfitted with new outdoor play equipment for recess and lunch time. 


January 30, 2014
The most recent copy of our school Newsletter has been uploaded to our website under Newsletter, under Publications on our homepage.  Please have a read. 

PAC Popcorn Sale

January 17, 2014
PAC Popcorn Sale, Friday January 24th at 2:45 pm.  $1 per bag.

Grade 4/5 Parents Digital Media Presentation

January 17, 2014
A reminder to parents of grade 4/5 students about our upcoming digital media presenation with Mr. Dave Sands, Thursday January 23rd at 7:00 pm in the library.  

PAC Meeting

January 17, 2014
A reminder to parents that our next PAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday January 22nd at 7:00 pm in the library. 

Happy New Year

January 10, 2014
Happy New Year everyone.  Our latest school newsletter has been uploaded to our public site under publications/newsletters.  Please read to keep up to date on school events or check our our calendar on the front page of our school website.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

December 19, 2013
Wishing all the Pinetree Way families a Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy 2014. 

PAC Meeting Cancelled

December 16, 2013
The PAC meeting originally scheduled for December 17th at 7:00 pm has been cancelled.  The next PAC meeting will be held on January 22nd at 7:00 pm.   

Pinetree Way Newsletter

December 12, 2013
The latest edition of the school newsletter has now been uploaded onto our public website under "Publications".  Please have a read.

Pancake Breakfast

December 12, 2013
Pancake Breakfast is Wednesday December 18th at 9:00 am.  Please send a small donation to school with your child for this event.

Early Dismissal

December 12, 2013
A reminder about our school wide early dismissals on December 17th and December 19th.  Students will be dismissed at 1:45 pm both days.

Report Cards Home December 13th

December 12, 2013
First term reports will be sent home December 13th.  Please sign the report card insert and return it to your classroom teacher.  Thank you.

Pinetree Way Newsletter

November 21, 2013
Our latest edition for the Pinetree Way newsletter is now posted on our public site under publications.

Share xmas food drive / Philippine Typhoon Relief

November 21, 2013
From November 25 - December 6, Pinetree Way will be collecting canned food items for Share and money for Philippine typhoon relief through the Red Cross.   Any donation of non perishable food items and money would be greatly appreciated.

Popcorn Day

November 21, 2013
Tomorrow is popcorn day.  Please remember to bring your loony.  All money collected by the PAC on popcorn day will be donated to the Red Cross to supprt Philippine Typhoon relief.

Remembrance Day Assembly - Thursday November 7th at 10:30 am

November 01, 2013
Parents please join us for our Remembrance Day Assembly Thursday morning at 10:30 am.

PAC Parent Coffee/Tea = Wednesday Nov. 6th 8:45 am

November 01, 2013
Parents please join the PAC for complimentary coffee and tea in the main entrance of the school on Wednesday November 6th from 8:45 am - 9:15 am.  Parents will get free tea and coffee and will have a chance to meet with our PAC and Mr. Hewlett to discuss our school....

Grade 3,4,5 Yoga

October 29, 2013
Reminder that PAC Yoga is scheduled for Friday November 1st from 2:45 - 3:45 pm in the music room. 

Halloween Parade

October 29, 2013
Halloween parade is 1:00 pm on Thursday October 31st.  All parents are welcome. 

PAC Movie Event

October 29, 2013
Reminder that PAC movie event is Wednesday October 30th from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the gym.  The movie is Mighty Mighty Monsters: Halloween Havoc. 

PAC Meeting October 15th 7:00 pm in the library

October 11, 2013
Parents a reminder that our next PAC meeting is scheduled for Tuesday October 15th at 7:00 pm in the library.    Minutes from our September and June PAC meetings are posted on the school website.  Simply follow the Parent tab at the top of the front page, then click on PAC to...

School Newsletter

October 11, 2013
Parents please check out the latest edtion of our school newsletter.

Division #1 Tests Sugar Levels in beverages

October 10, 2013
As part of their unit on Healthy Living division #1 recently discovered how much sugar is in our daily drinks.  Please check out their display in our main foyer.

Interim Reports

October 10, 2013
Interim reports will be sent home on Friday October 18th.  This is the first informal report of the school year.  If you have questions about the interim report please contact your child's teacher.

PAC Parent Coffee/Tea Event October 9th 8:45 - 9:15 am

October 03, 2013
Parents, please join our PAC and Mr. Hewlett for complimentary coffee/tea on October 9th at 8:45 am in the main foyer.  This will give parents an opportunity to ask questions to our PAC and Mr. Hewlett about our school. 

Terry Fox Run

September 29, 2013
Congratulations to our school for raising just under $1900 for the Terry Fox Run.  Terry's brother, Fred Fox, visited our school on September 26th to speak with our students and accept our generous donation.  Well done Pinetree Way. 

Popcorn Day

September 29, 2013
The first PAC popcorn day is scheduled for after school on Friday October 4th.  Please remind your kids to bring $1 and they can buy a bag of popcorn just outside the front entrance to the school.  All funds raised go to the Pinetree Way PAC.   

Gizmo Guys Assembly

September 29, 2013
The Gizmo Guys are visiting our school on Tuesday October 1st for an educational and entertaining assembly about Science.  The assembly starts at 10:30 am and all parents are welcome. 

Individual Photos

September 24, 2013
Students will be getting thier individual photos taken on Monday September 30th.  MJM photographers have requested that students not wear green or teal coloured clothing as it will conflict with the background of the photo. 

Terry Fox Run

September 24, 2013
Terry Fox Run is this Thursday.  Please remember to turn in your pledge money so Mr. Hewlett has to work on the roof.  Deadline to turn in the money is September 26th. 

Entertainment Books

September 17, 2013
Parents please try to sell your entertainment book. Each book sold means more money raised by our PAC.  Deadline to sell your book is September 26th.

OPEN HOUSE - Thursday September 19th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

September 16, 2013
Parents just a reminder about our school open house scheduled for this Thursday September 19th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.  All parents are encourage to attend to mee the teachers and tour the school. 

PAC Meeting September 17th, 7:00 pm in the Library

September 13, 2013
Parents just a reminder about our first PAC meeting of the year on Tuesday September 17th at 7:00 pm in the library. 

Newsletter #3 - September 12

September 12, 2013
Parents our third Newsletter of the year has been posted on our publci site under publications.  Please read for updated information about our school. 

Public Health Notice regarding measles

September 10, 2013
Parents please be sure to read the public health notice about recent measles cases in metro Vancouver.   It is posted under our publications section on the front page of our website.

School Newsletter

September 09, 2013
Parents our second newsletter of the year has been posted on the public site and paper copies have been sent home with students.  Please read the newsletter to keep up to date about school information and important calendar items.

First School Newsletter

August 27, 2013
Parents please be sure to read our first school newsletter of the year, located in our publications section on the front page of our school website. 

First Day of School

August 26, 2013
Parents, our first day of school for 2013-2014 is Tuesday September 3rd 8:45 - 9:30 am for all grade 1 - 5 students.  Full day regular classes resume on Wednesday September 4th.  Kindergarten students attend starting on Monday September 9th 8:45 - 11:45 am. 

School Calendar 2013 - 2014

June 28, 2013
Parents, our school calendar is for 2013 - 2014 is now posted on our School Website under Publications. 

School Supply Orders / PAC Newsletter

June 12, 2013
Parents our school supply orders for 2013-2104 will be sent home with students on June 12th.  Please be reminded to return the orders with cheque or credit card information to Creative Children by June 21st in order to secure your school supply orders for next year. 

Sports Day

June 05, 2013
Parents a reminder that dismissal time at the end of sports day is 1:30 pm on June 7th. 

June Newsletter

June 05, 2013
Parents our June Newsletter has now been uploaded to our website, emailed home and sent home via paper copy.  Please read it over and take note of our calendar dates for next school year.

PAC Silent Auction

May 04, 2013
The PAC Silent Auction notice will be going home on Monday May 6th.  Please send appropriate items for your child's class for the Silent Auction by May 17th. 

May Newsletter

May 04, 2013
Parents our May newsletter is now posted on our website.  Make sure your read it to stay up to date with upcoming events and activities. 

School District Budget update

April 12, 2013
Parents please read the recent district budget update that was emailed to parents on April 12th and posted on our school website.  Thank you.

April Newsletter Posted

April 02, 2013
Parents, our April Newsletter is now posted on our school site.  Please check it out for important dates and information. 

February PAC Minutes

March 04, 2013
Minutes from the February PAC meeting have now been uploaded to the public site.  Please check out the PAC section of our website to get all the details. 

March Newsletter

March 03, 2013
Parents our March Newsletter has now been uploaded onto our public site. Please look at it under the publications section of our school site. 

Proposed District Calendar

January 28, 2013
Parents, the school district is seeking your input regarding the proposed district calendar for next year.  Please click on the following survey link to provide your input.  The proposed school calendar is posted under the documents section of our school public site.  The survey will be open for feedback until February...

Cross Catchment Information

January 28, 2013
Parents, new information about the cross catchement process for 2013-2014 has now been updated.  Please see the cross catchment form under documents on the front page of our school website. 

PAC Meeting Minutes Posted

January 20, 2013
Please check out the PAC section of our Public Site for information about PAC meetings from this school year.  The next PAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday February 13th at 7:00 pm in the library. 

Christmas Concert Update / School Closure Update

December 18, 2012
Parents, Christmas Concert change: Due to extreme snow conditions in our neighbourhood and due to the fact that environment Canada is forcasting further snow accumulations for this evening and overnight we have decided to cancel our evening Christmas concert for Wednesday December 19th.  We feel that our decision keeps kids, parents...

Pink Shirt Orders Due December 14th

December 11, 2012
Students and parents that want to order Pink Anti-Bullying shirts the deadline for orders is Friday December 14th.  Please submit your order form and money to the office by that date. 

Early Dismissal - Thursday December 13th 1:45 pm

December 11, 2012
All students will be dismissed at 1:45 pm on Thursday December 11th.  Parents please ensure your child is picked up at 1:45 pm on this day.  Thank you. 

November Newsletter

November 07, 2012
The November school newsletter is now posted on our public site.  Please ensure that you read it to stay informed of school happenings.  Thank you. 

Upcoming PAC events

October 26, 2012
A listing of upcoming PAC events has been sent out electronically to parents.  We have also posted it as a document on our website. 

HR MacMillan Space Centre 2 for 1 Coupon

June 26, 2012
The HR MacMillan Space Centre (1100 Chestnut St.) in Vancouver is offering a 2 for 1 coupon for all students and their families.  Follow the link to print your coupon. Summers at the Space Centre Full-dome planetarium productions and live science demonstrations Opening in July: Mansions of the Sun

Vandal Watch Info

June 25, 2012
See attached document to help eliminate vandalism on school grounds this summer!

Summer Camps Coquitlam - Kids on the Go

June 06, 2012
Summer Day Camps at Poirier Community Centre and Centennial Activity Centre Try out some of the great day camp opportunities offered by the City of Coquitlam. Full day camps run from Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.. Kids on the Go is a week long camp of cooperative games...

PNE Coupons & Info

June 01, 2012
      2012 Fair at the PNE to Continue
Free Admission for Children 13 & Under Due to the overwhelming success of the inaugural year of the expanded program, The Fair at the PNE is thrilled to once again offer FREE gate admission for all children 13 and under* during the Fair’s...

Science World Coupon & News

June 01, 2012
The Science World coupons (admit one child free with adult) are available in electronic version again this year.  Please follow this link ….     And, more information….
Da Vinci - The Genius. Limited engagement from April 28. At Science World at TELUS World of Science ...

Summer Camps - Coquitlam

June 01, 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!

School District Summer Day Camps 2012

May 01, 2012
School District Summer Day Camps are Back!!   June 11 - Please note that additional spaces have been added.  Call for availability.   Miller Park and Pitt River Community School s are pleased to again be able to offer 6 weekly Summer Day Camps!  The 9am – 3pm camps are open to all...

Summer Learning 2012

May 01, 2012
Summer Learning 2012 ONLINE Registration Dates (Start @ 6:00 a.m.) Elementary & Middle:   June 5 th to June 28 th You must have an account with our online system BEFORE registering for courses.   Please visit our website and create/update your account now .   Visit for more information.

Teacher Strike Action Information

March 01, 2012
Parents are requested to keep their children home Monday, March 5, Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday March 7, 2012. Please read  the attachment for more information. 

New principal appointed to Pinetree Way School

January 11, 2012
Mrs. Shirly Bawa has been appointed the new principal of Pinetree Way Elementary School, beginning Monday January 30th.  She is currently principal of Riverview Park Elementary and has lots of elementary school experience as well as expertise in literacy and multicultural education.

Summer Learning Elementary Registration - Date Change

May 31, 2011
Please note that the registration date for elementary level classes has been changed to Thursday, June 9th at 6 a.m.  You must have set up an account prior to registration which can be done at any time.  Upon setting up an account, you will need your child's PEN number which you...

A Trip Around the World in One Night

April 28, 2011
Please join us at Pinetree Way for a Multicultural Technology Fundraising Event Friday, May 6, 2011   5:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Please open attachments for more details

Parent Education Session at Pinetree Seconday- February, 15 from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

February 03, 2011
Interested in Technology? What are the district directions in technology? Are there safeguards and precautions that parents can take? Speakers: Brian Kuhn - District 43 Manager of Technology and Dave Sands - Principal Castle Park Elementary Brian Kuhn will talk about technology in use in our district & what is to...

Survey re Possible Changes to 2010/11 SChool Calendar

April 21, 2010
Parent, student and community input is being sought for possible changes to the local School Calendar for the 2010/11 school year. Please respond to the survey at by noon April 29.  

Inclement Weather

December 09, 2009
Watch this space for any announcements on school closures due to severe weather, power outages, heavy snowfall etc. On snow days, please listen for updates on CKNW 98 AM, CKWX 1130 AM or CBC 600 AM.

Winter Safety

November 30, 2009
The school district and the City of Coquitlam have been meeting to improve the communications regarding expectations of residents/students during heavy snowfall. Please see attached brochure.

Pinetree Way Elementary School

1420 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam BC
V3E 6A3
604.945.7011 604.937.8031
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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