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École Pitt River Middle School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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3D GAME DESIGN! with Mike Schoenhals Friday, May 12 8:30am - 10:00am - Heritage Woods Secondary

November 17, 2016
This workshop is designed to introduce you the fundamental philosophies of game design and apply them in a hands-on manner using a step-by-step process that develops your 'game design muscles.' The tips, tools, and techniques taught in this course exist to provide the practical resources needed to create your own 3D...

GEOCASHING 101 - Friday, April 28, 2016 1 – 2:45pm Mundy Road Park

November 17, 2016
Are you the kind of person who is good at thinking outside the box? Does researching random facts sound like fun to you? Maybe you're a pro at cracking codes? Do you love being outdoors? If you answered yes, then geocaching might be the magnet for you! This workshop will take...

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE FOOD in the Restaurant Business - Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 – 2:30pm McDonald's Restaurant @ 2725 Barnet Hwy

November 17, 2016
With Gonnie vanTongeren, Owner/Operator McDonald's TYGO Enterprises Ltd. Experience the restaurant business by joining us for a tour of a fully operational restaurant.  This session will inform and educate students to the importance of food safety, understanding nutrition and some less known but very critical considerations of a business, such as...

Art #4: TRAIN DREAMS Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:30 – 11:30am Evergreen Cultural Center

November 17, 2016
The train looms large in the history of Canada, British Columbia and the Tri-Cities. It is just over 130 years since the first transcontinental train pulled into Port Moody from Montreal and just in time for Canada's 150th anniversary, the Art Gallery at Evergreen presents the exhibition, Train Dreams. This evocative...

LEGOMATION with Mr. Schoenhals!! Friday, March 3, 2017 8am - 10am at Heritage Woods Secondary

November 17, 2016
​Ever want to make a Lego character come to life?  Well, through the process of stop motion capture, you can make a Lego figure dance and much more!  We call this process LegoMation and it's getting quite popular.  Using a webcam and Claymation Studio 2.0, each participant will learn some of the...

MATH ON THE MOUNTAIN! - Tuesday, February 28 - Simon Fraser University

November 17, 2016
This unique experience combines hands-on Math problems of the sort not encountered in school! Students will spend time in SFU's new IMACS theatre using white-board and computer technology. This workshop is for those students who really love Math . New problems are presented each year. Registration deadline: Feb. 14 th

LIAR! LIAR! PANTS ON FIRE! February 17, 2017 (9:30 – 12:00) @ Eagle Mountain Secondary

November 17, 2016
​In this highly interactive session you'll learn the secrets of the magician and the con man as you delve into the seedy underbelly of cheats, con men and card sharks.  Learn how to find a spectators' selected card from a borrowed and shuffled deck.  Learn how to read minds and predict...

ROBOTICS! with Don Blake - Friday Feb 10, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am

November 17, 2016
​ Heritage Woods Secondary Room "Built! Program! Go!" That is the mantra for the Lego Mindstorms universe. If you can dream it, you can build it; from robots that can solve a Rubic's cube or Sudoku puzzle, or sort objects by color, or even ones that seek and destroy other robots...

Art #3: EMERGING TALENTS - Friday Feb 3, 2017 9:30am - 11:30am

November 17, 2016
​ Evergreen Cultural Centre The Art Gallery at Evergreen is pleased to celebrate twenty-years as host of the annual Emerging Talent exhibition. Since the first presentation in 1998, the AGE has featured an impressive selection of two- and three-dimensional artwork produced by hundreds of senior art students from secondary schools throughout...

LINGUISTIC ODYSSEY - Wednesday Jan 25, 2017 1:00pm - 2:45pm

November 17, 2016
​ Banting Middle School in Café Believe it or not, language can be fun and challenging.  Perhaps you have heard of simile, metaphor, oxymoron, hyperbole, euphemism, onomatopoeia, pun and personification – but what are they and when can I use them?  Don't let the strange words throw you off (that is...

District Middle Magnets - Thursday Dec 1 9:30am - 1130am

November 17, 2016
Art #2: COQUITLAM COLLECTS! Thursday, Dec. 1 st                  9:30 – 11:30am Evergreen Cultural Centre As the final installment of the AGE's series of exhibitions in 2016 celebrating Coquitlam's 125th anniversary, Coquitlam Collects features a diverse selection of works drawn from private collections in Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities. With significant...

Technovation Challenge for Girls

November 04, 2016
​​Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year we invite girls to identify a problem in their community, and then challenge them to solve it. Girls work in teams to build both a mobile app and...

Odyssey of the Mind - Fun Day 2016

November 04, 2016
This Fun Day will be held on Saturday Nov 19, 2016 at Montgomery Middle from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Fun Day flyer_Nov 19.pdf
Come for an opportunity for students to attend two workshops and then engage in creative problem solving.  Please see​ attached for details and how to register. 

École Pitt River Middle School

2070 Tyner Street, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 2Z1
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