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École Porter Street Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Superintendent's Season's Greetings

December 16, 2019
​On behalf of School District No. 43 (Coquitlam), I would like to wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our students, parents and employees! As we approach the holiday season after a busy fall, it is important to reflect on the year that has passed...

Requirements Under BC's New Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation

November 04, 2019
​BC's new Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It supports the gathering of immunization records by Public Health. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction, including those that are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in First Nations...

Superintendent's Halloween Letter to Parents/Guardians

October 29, 2019
​ October 29, 2019  A Message to Parents and Guardians: Halloween Appropriateness 
Halloween across all schools in SD43 is a fun and festive day which brings the school community together.  Typically, the time around Halloween is incident-free and very respectful.  From time to time, a few students “in character” push...

Superintendent Patricia Gartland Welcomes Students and Families

September 04, 2019
SD43 Superintendent of Schools Patricia Gartland welcomes all students back to school. Read more here: Superintendent's Welcome Letter


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...

Grade 5 Get Active! 2017

September 10, 2017

Km Club 2016-2017

September 11, 2016

Sports Day 2016

June 02, 2016

KM CLUB - Tues Jan 26

January 26, 2016
Pickup today will be from the school gym.

SD43 New Online Payment System

December 30, 2015
Attention Porter Parents: The Coquitlam School District has introduced a new online payment system that will allow you to view and pay for various student expenses (field trips, in class workshops, special project supplies and the like) safely and conveniently online. This new system will be operational starting in January 2016....

Porter Extra-Curricular Activities - Winter 2016 (go to

December 30, 2015
Extra Curricular Activities Registration is open. Sign up today. Parents, you can register your children for our Winter 2016 Extra Curricular activities starting in January. View for a full list of activities or click the links below for individual programs. Below is a list of the programs that are still...


December 02, 2015
'Family Mail' notice with more information will be sent home in first week of December.

KM Club

November 17, 2015
Today pickup after KM Club will be the school gym.


November 05, 2015
Click on 'Parents' (above) to access notice posted in 'Thursday Notices'

École Porter Street Elementary School

728 Porter Street, Coquitlam BC
V3J 5B4
604.936.4296 604.937.8033
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