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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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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.

Commencement Ticket Information

March 29, 2017
​Please CLICK HERE​ for Commencement Ticket Information

Feb 20th- Course Programming for Grade 10s & 11s

February 15, 2017
​ Period 2 (A)   Grade 10's by alphabet/counsellor
  Room   114/115   (Ahmelich         A-Fe)        Room   123/124   (Chittenden     Fi-Le)   Room   208/209   (Luddu        M-Sc)   Room   218/219   (Johal             Se-Z)   
P eriod 3 (B)   Grade 11's by alphabet/counsellor  (See...

School Start-up

August 31, 2016
We have emailed out our first newsletter providing parents and students with information on the first week of school.  It is attached for your convenience.  If you have not received this email, it means that we may not have your email address in our system.  Please send an email to riversidenews@sd43.bc.ca...

Parent Teacher Interview Schedule

April 11, 2016
Below is the schedule for Parent Teacher Interviews, Thursday April 21 st …..   X             8:00 – 8:55 am A             9:00 – 9:50 am B             9:55 – 10:45 am Snack break       10:45 -11:15 am             C            11:20 – 12:10 pm             D            12:15 – 1:05 pm   Interviews run from 2:30 – 6:00 in the...

Riverside has power and is open

March 10, 2016
Riverside Secondary has power and is open.

Welcome Back!

January 04, 2016
Happy New Year!

Reminder: Curriculum Development Days

December 16, 2015
The Ministry has assigned Feb. 9th and May 13th 2016 as Redesigned Curriculum Training. These will be Non-Instructional Days (classes will not be in session).

December Newsletter is now available!

December 08, 2015
Please Click Here to view the Newsletter

November Newsletter is now avaiable

November 09, 2015
Please Click Here to view.

Important: Changes to Report Card Timeline

October 15, 2015
Please Click Here to read about the changes to Report Card Timelines

October Newsletter is now available!

October 06, 2015
Please Click Here to view.

Start of School Boot Camp for Grade 9s

September 07, 2015
Please make sure you are at school at 9am on Tuesday September 8th! Bring your device and join in the fun!

August 2015 Newsletter is now available

August 11, 2015
Please Click Here for the August 2015 Newsletter

Grade 9 Permission Information and Forms Section

July 08, 2015
The Grade 9 Information and Forms Section has been added. This section includes: Edublog Information Edublog Permission Forms BYOD Information Grade 9 Week 1 Information

Report card Pick up

June 24, 2015
Report Card Pick up will be on Thursday, June 25th 2015 from 11:00am-11:15am

June eNews now Available

June 22, 2015
Please Click Here to View

May's E-News is now up

May 22, 2015
Click Here for the Newsletter

March 24th PAC Meeting is cancelled

March 18, 2015
This month's PAC meeting has been cancelled. We will reconvene on April 21.

Grade 8 Parent Tech Night - Tuesday at 7pm

February 23, 2015
The Parent Tech Night will be held in the Library at 7pm with a student run information session

In The Heights - at River's Edge

February 19, 2015
This week's shows: Wednesday, Feb. 25 and Thursday, Feb. 26 and Friday, Feb. 27 all at 7:30!

Grade 8-9 Presentation is now up

February 12, 2015
Please Click Here for the .pdf

Exam week Feb. 2-Feb. 5

January 29, 2015
Just a reminder that Grade 10-12 students will be writing final exams from Feb. 2-Feb. 5 if they are currently taking Math 10, Science 10, English 10, Socials 11, Sciences Humaines 11, Francais Langue, or English 12.  Grade 9 students do not need to attend school unless they have been requested...

January Newsletter is now available

January 16, 2015
Please Click Here for the January Newsletter

After Grad Update

January 15, 2015
Please Click Here for After Grad update

Grad Time-Line

January 13, 2015
Please Click Here for the Document or see the attachment

15th Annual Coquitlam RCMP Red Serge Classic Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament-2014

October 22, 2014
Oct. 24/25 at Riverside Secondary Pool A Pool B 1 Riverside 6 Handsworth 2 Lord Tweedsmuir 7 Earl Marriott 3 Argyle 8 Kelowna 4 Moscrop 9 Oak Bay 5 Timberline 10 South Delta Schedule Friday Oct. 24 Court 1 Court 2 Court 3 2:30 1 vs 2 3 vs 4 6...

School Start-Up for the week of September 22nd

September 19, 2014
Please review the attachment regarding our school-start up procedures for the first week of school.

School Opening

September 16, 2014
Attached is a letter from Superintendent, Tom Grant outlining information about school opening.

Teachers reach tentative deal with BCPSEA!

September 16, 2014
This morning at approximately 4:00 am, the BCTF reached a tentative agreement with BCPSEA.  While few details have been released, it looks like students will be back in classes on Monday or Tuesday.  The deal will need to be presented to teachers tomorrow and they will then need to vote on...

Strike Update and Resources (September 12)

September 12, 2014
Hello everyone,   I have been receiving several emails asking about whether any progress has been made with the current labour dispute and whether I have any resources to share so that students can start working on some of their studies.  So, I’ll start with the latest update on the strike....

Strike Update September 8th

September 08, 2014
Please see the attachment for the most recent update on the Strike from Superintendent, Tom Grant.   I wish we had more news to share with respect to a settlement between the BCTF and BCPSEA.  Unfortunately, no progress has been made. You may have heard that the BCTF proposed binding arbitration as...

School Start-Up Update (August 29)

August 29, 2014
Dear Parents/Guardians: As you know, the continuing dispute between the BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public Employers Association has not yet resulted in a negotiated settlement.   It is possible that the two parties could reach a deal soon, but this would also need to be ratified by the union....

Update on School Start-Up and Teacher Strike

August 25, 2014
Dear Parents/Guardians:   I hope your summer has been enjoyable.  I wanted to take a moment to update you on the current labour dispute between the BC Teachers Federation and the BC Public Employers Association.  Please review the attached letter from our Superintendent, Tom Grant.  As you may have heard through...

Parent Letter Regarding Summer Learning

July 03, 2014
Summer Learning in Coquitlam School District will not proceed as planned.

Information on Report Cards and Summer Learning

June 26, 2014
Please find information from the School District regarding report cards and Summer School.

Ministry Update to Provincial Exams

June 23, 2014
In light of the challenges of marking the provincial exams, the Ministry has made changes to the required sections that students must write for English 10, Socials 11, and Sciences Humaines 11. 

Grad Gown Return

June 23, 2014
Graduates are reminded to return their grad gown to the school office between 8-3 on June 23, 24, 25.  Students may enter the building through the main entrance.

Access to the school for Provincial Exams

June 17, 2014
As a result of the teachers' strike, access to the school will be limited to the gym doors at the North end of the building.  This is the access near the student parking lot beside Gates park.

Student Walkout

June 04, 2014
Dear parents/guardians: 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 voice and...

Parent Teacher Conference- Thursday April 24th 2:30-6:00

April 22, 2014
Please see the attachment for guidelines and information about the evening.

SUMMER LEARNING 2014 ONLINE Registration

April 07, 2014
Dates (6:00 a.m. Opening) Grades 9 and 10 Remedial & EAL:   May 20 Grades 9 and 10 Skill Building:   May 27 Grade 10 High School Credit:   May 6 Grade 11 High School Credit:   May 9 Grade 12 High School Credit:   May 13 Students must have an account with our online system...

Grad Photo Retakes- Friday January the 17th

January 08, 2014
Attention all grads! Grad photo retakes are scheduled for Friday, January the 17th in Portable 1. You can sign up for your sitting at www.mountainwest.ca

Celebration of Life and Legacies for Jacques André Larrivée Saturday Nov. 23rd (please click for more information)

November 20, 2013
Saturday, November 23rd 1PM – Walk starting at the Trans Canada Pavillion at Lafarge Lake Meet at the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) Pavilion at Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam Centre Park (Across from the tennis courts & Bike Park) http://www.coquitlam.ca/Libraries/Recreation_Parks_Culture_Documents/Park_- _Town_Centre_Park_Routes.sflb.ashx 2:30 PM – Celebration of Life and Legacies at Riverside...

Grad Portraits will be held in Portable 3

November 04, 2013
Attention all grads! Grad photos are starting today in Portable 3. If you have not yet signed up for your sitting you can do so at www.mountainwest.ca

Grad 2014 timeline

October 23, 2013
Please review this information with your Grade Twelve child(ren): February 3 rd – 7 th Measurement for gowns (height in cm).  See Mr. Brown in Room 201 at lunch or after school. March 12 th Information letter regarding commencement tickets handed out in RAP with interim reports. April 1 st   –...

Graduation Photos

October 10, 2013
Attention 2014 Grads! Grad photos are coming up in November. Sign up online at www.mountainwest.ca and click on "book a grad session" and follow the links. Posters are up in the main foyer for more detail.

Career Day at Old Navy, Coquitlam Centre September 27, 2013

September 19, 2013
Time: 10am - 2pm Date: Friday, September 27, 2013   Wear business attire instead of jeans.  Bring your resume, be prepared to talk about your experience, skills and strengths.  You will be interviewed that day and they will plan to interview one more time if they are interested.  Practice interview questions before...

New Measles Cases in Fraser Health

September 12, 2013
Please see attached document

Students and Parents invited to Meet Undergraduate Admission Officers of American Universities

September 06, 2013
Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Time: 7pm Place: St. Michaels University School 3400 Richmond Road, Victoria, BC V8P 4P5 Telephone: 250-592-2411   Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2014 Time: 7pm Place: St. George's School 4175 West 29th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6S 1V1 Telephone: 604-224-1304   No RSVP necessary Directions: http://www.smus.ca/contact Please note that these...

Career Resource Room Hours Monday - Friday 9:30am - 2:30pm

September 06, 2013
All students are welcome to drop in to enquire about jobs, volunteering, post-secondary applications and prerequiisites, trades training and opportunities, scholarships etc.

FINAL DAY OF CLASSES SCHEDULE:

June 17, 2013
X – 8:30 - 9   RAP 9:00 – 9:30 A 9:35 - 10:05    B 10:10 – 10:40   C - 10:45 – 11:15   D -11:20 – 11:50   *Grade 12’s will be out of classes for some year-end activities Last day of regular classes (30 minute classes with Advisory)

Grad 2013 Dinner Dance Ticket Sales

May 13, 2013
Onine ticket sales closed this past Friday, however tickets can be purchased until Thursday at Lunch. See Mr. Roos in the office. Last chance to book your tables will be at lunch on Thursday May 16th in room 124.

Multicultural Fashion Show

May 10, 2013
May 22, 2013 7:00 – 9:30 doors open 6:30 River’s Edge Theatre/Cafeteria $10.00 Includes show, catered dessert buffet and awesome door prizes Tickets available: Riverside Secondary, The Outlet, PoCo Rec Centre and Hyde Creek Rec Centre

Volunteer Abroad with Cross Culture Solutions

April 23, 2013
Humanitarian Work Volunteer Abroad in 12 Countries. 1-12 wks. Make a Real Difference. www.crossculturalsolutions.org/

Hosts needed for Austrian Students Sept. 2013

April 19, 2013
Every year as part of our Cultural Exchange with our sister-school in Vienna we require families to billet the visiiting students in September for about 10 days.  All students speak English and are used to living in apartments.  If you are interested in hosting one or two students please contact Mr....

UBC Continuing Studies for teens aged 15-18 years for summer courses

April 18, 2013
These courses are designed to let high school students experience university without the pressure of admission requirement, exams or term papers.  Topics include: History and Archeology Languages Law Performing Arts Philosophy and Critical Thinking Writing and Journalism Culinary Arts For more details and to register, view cstudies.ubc.ca/teens Students are welcome to...

Employment with SFU Summer Camps

April 10, 2013
Deadline to Apply: April 17, 2013   If you have any questions regarding applications see Ms. Devlin in the Career Resource Room 213.

SFU Leadership Summer Camps

April 10, 2013
  Did you know that if you attended, or volunteered at the SFU Summer Camps that you are more likely to be hired to work in the Summer Camps the following year?

The PNE Youth Council for Grades 10 - 12

April 10, 2013
Exciting Leadership Opportunity for Students Open to students in grades 10 - 12 Monthly Meetings One-Year Term Apply on-lin at www.pne.ca/youth Application Deadline: Friday, April 26

April 15, 2013 Deadline to apply to Pedalheads Bicycle Camp

April 09, 2013
Open the link for further details; including the application form: http://pedalheads.com/about/volunteer.php   This opportunity is suitable for those who would like to work with children aged 2 -12.   If you are 17 or older, you can apply for an employment opportunity. The employment opportunity does not differ in duties to...

Summer Employment at Eagle Ridge Golf Course

April 05, 2013
Applications are still being accepted at the Eagle Ridge Golf Course.  If you are interested in working for a great employer, having opportunity to work indoors or outdoors, then apply today.  You are welcome to drop by the Career Resource Room to discuss your resume and access interview coaching with Ms...

Parent Teacher Conferences

April 04, 2013
Parent Teacher conferences will take place on Thursday, May 2nd from 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the gym.  All parents are invited to meet with their child’s teacher(s) to discuss progress to date.  Report cards will be available for pick-up in the hallway outside the gymnasium during the conferences. Please note...

Career Fair with Home Depot - On site Interviews for awesome employment opportunties

April 03, 2013
Date: Monday, April 8, 2013 Time: 2pm - 6pm Location: 1900 United Blvd, Coquitlam, BC   First apply on-line at Homedepot.ca Dress appropriately, bring Two pieces of photo ID ·  · A couple of copies of your resume. · A pen to fill out the paperwork · Patience - a career fair...

Upcoming Info Sessions in April with Kwantlen University

April 03, 2013
April 8: Bachelor of Science in Nursing April 22: SETA Special Education Teacher Assistant April 24: Health Care Assistant All Program Information session details can be found at: http://www.kwantlen.ca/events

Time is of the ESSENCE for the Baking and Pastry Arts (High School Ace It Program) Vancouver Community College

April 02, 2013
Program Start Date: August 5, 2013 completing on January 31, 2013   Information Session: April 3, 2013 Time: 6pm - 7:30pm   Please read www.hospitality.vcc.ca/baking for more information about the Baking and Pastry Arts Artisan Baking or Pastry programs. 

Get paid to earn while you learning new skills

March 15, 2013
Did you know students who have a job in the trades have a unique opportunity to not only get paid while learning a skill, but they can also get up to 16 credits towards graduation? For each 120 hours of paid work (ex: carpenter, cook, baker, electrician, hardwood floor-layer, mechanic, landscaper…)...

Horticulture Training Program @ UBC Botanical Garden Info Session

March 13, 2013
Date: March 23, 2013 Time: 3pm Place: UBC Botanical Garden Address: 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC   For more information and to apply: www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/horticulture-program     Further for those interested in enrolling in the Horticulture Tanining Program, you are welcome to apply now.

Skilled Trades for Women Conference in Abbotsford, BC

March 12, 2013
Date: April 17, 2013 (Wednesday) Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Place: TRADEX 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, BC   Register: at www.skillscanada.bc.ca   Career opportunities are limitless, consider electrician, chef, graphic designer or robotics engineer.  Enjoy a day of exploration, inspiration and fun.

Don't Miss the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club Job Fair

March 07, 2013
Attend our Job Fair and receive a first interview on the following dates.  Please bring your resume and cover letter at this time only. Sunday, March 10, 2013
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday, March 11, 2013
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Job Fair Location Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club
3251 Plateau Boulevard
Coquitlam,...

Trinity Western University is coming to Riverside Secondary School

March 04, 2013
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Time: 11:43am - 12:20pm Place: Room 213 Career Resource Room   Everyone is welcome to attend.  Bring your lunch.  Learn what programs, campus life this exciting university has to offer you.

BCIT BIG INFO SESSION

February 21, 2013
Wed. Feb. 27, 2013 @ the Burnaby Campus.  See the BCIT website for more information.

Models needed for Fundraiser Fashion Show

February 20, 2013
The leadership classes require volunteer models for the upcoming fundraiser fashion show.  See Mrs. Blaxland ASAP for more information if you're interested.

University of Calgary Information Session

February 14, 2013
Place: Hilton Metrotown 6083 Mckay Avenue Burnaby, BC   When: Tuesday,February 19, 2013 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Session will cover Academic Programs, Admission Requirements, Awards and Scholarshps, University of Calgary Highlights

Simon Fraser University is coming to Riverside Secondary School

February 13, 2013
Date : Monday, February 25, 2013 Time : 3:15pm Location in school : Library   Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to attend this Information Session regarding lfe on SFU campus, programs, admissions, etc.   Bring your questions, concerns and a friend.

Satisfaction Survey 2012/13

February 13, 2013
  The Provincial Satisfaction Survey is unique in its scope, size and usefulness to schools. It gathers information from parents, teachers and students on topics related to school environment, safety, and achievement. The information is used for planning in individual schools and provides a district and provincial perspective.   Early in 2013 the...

ACADIA UNIVERSITY 2013 National Tour

February 08, 2013
When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 Time: 7pm Where: Renaissance Harbourside Hotel, Vancouver, BC Bring your transcript for on-the-spot admission. Register online today. studentevents.acadiau.ca

RCMP Career Information Course:

February 08, 2013
The Coquitlam RCMP are offering a course for Grades 11 and 12 students who are interested in learning about coming a police officer and what this profession encompasses. The course offers presentations, hands-on training and real-life demonstrations from police officers and associated community partners. For further details such as where to...

Cailano University Open House IDEA Program

February 08, 2013
When: Saturday, February 16, 2013 Time: 12pm - 4:30pm Where: IDEA Program Arbutus Building, Room 106 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC Phone: 604-990-7820 capilanou.ca/idea

Kwantlen's Big Open House is coming on March 2, 2013.

February 08, 2013
Campus tours, presentations, food, refreshments, and prizes including tuition awards, technology products, gifts cards and more, will be offered throughout the day. For more information or to register please visit http://www.kwantlen.ca/openhouse

Reminder for SFU Supertour

February 08, 2013
Where: Burnaby Campus When: Saturday, February 16, 2013   Cost is free, however you must register online if interested: students.sfu.ca/supertour

McCreary Study- February 25th

February 06, 2013
The Coquitlam School District was selected to participate in the 2013 Adolescent Health Survey. Seven classes at Riverside have been randomly selected to participate and parent permission forms are going home today for the selected classes. For more information on the survey and the McCreary Centre Society please go to their...

Middle School Parent Information Evening

February 01, 2013
Presented by the Counselling Department 7:00 pm Riverside Cafeteria

Join Dr. Dan Siegal for webinar on Educating the Whole-Brain Child

January 22, 2013
Dr. Dan Siegel – webinar January 30, 2013
Educating The Whole-Brain Child : Cultivating healthy emotional and intellectual development in our students so they can lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives. Parents, grandparents, teachers, child development professionals and others who help children grow will find Dr. Dan Siegel’s presentation filled with...

Early Dismissal Febuary the 8th for our grade eight tours

January 15, 2013
Please see the attached bell schedule 

Grad photo retake sign up is now available

January 09, 2013
Grad photo retakes are scheduled to take place on Friday January the 18th from 2:00pm until 7:30pm. A sign up sheet will be available in the office. A reminder that these photos will not appear in the Yearbook as the deadline for submission of the graduation pages has passed.  

Ministry and cross grade exam schedule -January 2013

January 08, 2013
Please see the attachment for exam time and location for our students. Please ensure that you arrive early for the exam with student identification, and supplies (pens, pencils, calculator (if needed). Also note that students who arrive more than 30 minutes late to a Provincial exam are not permitted to write...

FESTIVAL DU BOIS DE MAILLARDVILLE ( March 2nd & 3rd 2013)

January 07, 2013
FESTIVAL DU BOIS DE MAILLARDVILLE ( March 2nd & 3rd 2013)
From the 2nd to the 3rd of March 2013, will take place the biggest Francophone celebration in British Columbia: The 24th Festival du Bois of Maillardville!
To ensure the success of this event, the Francophone Centre of Maillardville is seeking volunteers...

Leadership 2013 ( 12 Week Program with Sasamat Outdoor Centre for youth)

January 07, 2013
Register: on line at www.sasamat.org Registration Fee $50.00   Option 1 - Tuesday Evenings Douglas College David Lam Campus, Coquitlam 1250 Pinetree Way Starts - January 29, 2013   Option 2 - Wednesday Evenings Port Moody Recreation Centre 300 Ioco Road Starts - January 30, 2013   For further details visit the website listed...

School is open!

December 19, 2012
Although we did get some snow overnight, we did not get the accumulations we were expecting. 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...

Grade 12 Students who intend to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2013 must complete the PSI Form - See attachment

December 12, 2012
The Post-Secondary Institutions (PSI) form is now available online for Grade 12 students intending on pursuing post-secondary in Canada in Sept. 2013. The following link is provided to help students fill in the form online. Deadline to complete this is April 30, 2013. Completion of the form is extremely important since...

SFU Concurrent Program 2013

December 03, 2012
Students in grade 12 are eligible to apply now for courses at SFU starting in January. The application forms are in the Career Resource Room 213. Upcoming courses can be viewed on the SFU Student Information System: http://go.sfu.ca/psp/goprd/SFU_SITE/ENTP/h/?tab+GUEST SFU would like students to include their interim transcript, application form, letter of...

ACE IT Program has two spots avialable in Plumbing and Commercial Painting

December 03, 2012
Ther are 2spots available in the Plumbing and Commercial Painter ACE-IT Programs. Both of these programs start the 3 rd week of June and end at the beginning of August. It is open to both grade 11 and grade 12’s but I would prefer grade 12’s so they can transition to...

Riverside Grads that intend to study at the University of Victoria - Please see the Career Resource - Post-Secondary Public

November 30, 2012
The update provides date to apply, scholarships and much more.

UBC Fall Preview Day at UBC Vancouver Campus

November 27, 2012
Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012 Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm   Please register!  All event details can be found at you.ubc.ca by clicking "Events and Visits".

Students to work with Federal Government while in post-secondary training

November 27, 2012
Access the link and read about eligibility, benefits etc.  You can work for the summer months, and also one to two days a week while in university. FSWEP provides full-time students valuable, hands-on work experience related to their field of study and allows for a wealth of learning opportunities. Students obtain...

Customer Service Tips for those employed in Restaurant and Retail Business"

November 26, 2012
Please refer to the Career Centre - Employment and
Volunteer Section for up-to-date tips on providing customer service. 

Nursing Program Students

November 23, 2012
When you apply for a student loan, you will automatically be considered for a student bursary (non-repayable) when you're loan application is being assessed.  This bursary is initiated by the government of BC to encourage more students to pursue a career in nursing.   Further, the scholarships and awards for nursung programs...

Grade 12 Students - Career Choices

November 21, 2012
This is a reminder that Apprenticeship Programs offer you career opportunities that will be in demand for a long time to come.  Also, Transition Programs while attending school and for graduating students are available to you.  Everyone is welcome to drop into the Career Resource Room to review the Programs that...

Attention Grade 12 Students

November 20, 2012
All grade 12 students are welcome to bring your questions regarding programs and schools, as well as scholarship information.  Drop in when it is convenient - lunch break or off-block would provide enough time to research the information you require.

Scholarships offered in all academic programs.

November 19, 2012
www.canadian-universities.net/ Scholarships /index.html This site will provide you a plethora of scholarships in media studies, film, sciences, history, law, technology, engineering, arts, etc. Additionally, if interested in attending a university in other provinces of Canada, you have that opiton, by choosing the province of your choice.

Attention all students the Sasamat Leadership Training Information Session is December 5, 2012 during Lunch Periond

November 19, 2012
Event: Sasamat Leadership Training Program Information Session Place: Career Resource Room 213 Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Time: 11:45am - 12:15pm   Everyone is welcome to attend as you will learn about the skill training and letters of refferals for employment.  Enjoy the outdoors and certificate training kayaking, and canoeing. Bring your...

Interested in an opportunity to study in Thailand as an exchange student?

November 19, 2012
Are you currently in grade 9, 10, or 11 and interested in studying abroad for a semester? Our School District 43 International Education Department has recently established an agreement with a BC Offshore School in Thailand. We are able to send Riverside students to study in Thailand during the second semester...

Attention: Grade 11 & 12 Students

November 16, 2012
Drop by the Career Resource Room to keep up to date on programs, scholarships, Open Houses and Information Sessions and employment / volunteer opportunities.    Do you have a busy schedule?  Then drop in when convenient and ask the questions, browse through our books, and get the information you require to make...

Peer Tutors Now Available!

October 04, 2012
Contact your counsellor if you would like to be paired with a peer tutor.  A wide range of subjects are available.

Distracted Driver Alert

September 20, 2012
As part of our program to educate our students on safe driving, we have partnered with the RCMP and ICBC to alert students on the dangers of texting and driving.  The RCMP will be on location on September 26 to watch for distracted drivers.  Students are encouraged to take the Leave...

Please Read & Sign Code of Conduct in Agenda Books

September 03, 2012
Among the required forms is a signed copy of the Code of Conduct from the Agenda Books once required fees have been paid.

Grade 9 Preview Information

August 17, 2012
All grade 9 students entering Riverside for the 2012-2013 year are encouraged to attended their preview day to help them better prepare for the transition to high school.  Information sheet is attached.

Unclaimed Report Cards will not be mailed.

June 27, 2012
Those not picked up on Wed. June 27 will be held at the office.  They may be picked up during regular summer school hours.  Please have your Advisory number and ID when claiming reports.

AfterGrad Volunteers needed

June 08, 2012
As a Grade 10 or 11 parent this is a good opportunity to see what After Grad looks like.  Please consider helping out at the following times: 11pm-2:15am - 2 volunteers needed; 1:45-5:00am (last hour is clean up) 4 volunteers needed.   If you can help out with either of these shifts,...

Commencement Ceremony Date/Location Change:

April 13, 2012
Due to a cancellation by the Orpheum Theatre, the Commencement Ceremony has been moved to Simon Fraser University on June 24th. Please update your calendars accordingly.

Watch our Jr. Girls Bball Play live @ 11am!

March 09, 2012
 Jr Girls Provincial Playoffs:    http://langleyeventscentre.com/events/video-streams   Good luck Rapids!

Important Update on Teacher Strike for March 5, 6, 7

March 01, 2012
Teachers have escalated their job action for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week.  As a result, they will not be reporting to work on those days.  We are advising students to remain at home during that time as supervision will be minimal at school.  Please read the attached letter from...

Dear Parent/Guardian

February 23, 2012
This afternoon, at approx. 12:30pm, the RCMP were called to assist with a possible threat made to one of our students from an individual who does not attend Riverside Sec.  As a result of this threat, the police felt it was important to restrict access of individuals to and from our...

Sr. Girls Volleyball Advances to Quarter Finals in AAAA Provincial Champs!

December 02, 2011
Bronze and gold medal matches will be broadcasted on: http://sportscanada.tv/ Tournament web page: http://aaaabcpvb2011.com/ Schedule and Results page: http://aaaabcpvb2011.com/schedule If you can come out to Vancouver and support them in their final games!

Inclement Weather Information:

November 16, 2011
In the event of heavy snowfall, ice, high winds or power outages, please listen to CBC 690 AM. CKNW 980 AM OR CKWX 1130 AM radio stations for possible school closure information.  In addition, on inclement weather days, school closure information will be posted on the school district website at ...

Update on Report Cards and Teacher Job Action

November 07, 2011
Please review the letter from Tom Grant, Superintendent of Coquitlam School District regarding the implications of teacher job action on Report Cards.

Spring Break Europe Trip - Destination Change: Italy & TURKEY

September 22, 2011
There is still space available on our Annual European Exchange which will include Italy and Turkey this year.  Students from any grade are welcome to join.  See our website for more information on how to sign-up.

Update on Teacher Job Action

September 15, 2011
Latest information from the Board Office.

AFTER GRAD 2012 - Gr. 12 parents needed!

September 12, 2011
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CRAFT FAIR NOV. 19th! See poster below on our homepage for more information or contact Toni: riversidecraftfair@yahoo.ca or call 604-941-2031 ...

Extreme Weather and School Closures

January 10, 2011
Please be advised that during extreme weather conditions the school district may announce school closures.   These school closures will be communicated from the Board Office to the radio stations (CBC 690 AM, CKNW 980 AM, CKWX 1130 AM) as early as possible in order to provide parents and students with...

École Riverside Secondary School

2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 6K8
604-941-6053 604-937-8058 riverside@sd43.bc.ca
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Our school strives to keep our community informed. However, during urgent events, visit www.sd43.bc.ca to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information.