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SD43 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan

April 08, 2022
‚ÄčDear 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
‚ÄčThe 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
‚ÄčDear 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...

Strong Start Opens Oct. 4

September 29, 2021
Ms. CIndy is excited to be reopening the Seaview Strong Start on Oct. 4th.  Please visit the District Strong Start Page‚Äč for registration information.‚Äč
Hope to see you soon!
If you have difficulty accessing the above please email

Safety & Start up information for parents

September 03, 2021
‚ÄčPlease see the letter from Mr. Pearse regarding the start of our 2021-2022 school year. 

Safety and Startup Information For Parents - Sept 2 2021-2022.pdf‚Äč

MDI Log In

December 31, 2020

Covid Support Resources

April 16, 2020
The document of supports for families is available in the "Documents" section of this page, on the right hand side.

Suspension of in class learning

March 30, 2020
As ordered by the Ministry of Education in class learning has been suspended in all B.C. Schools due to the current pandemic.  If you need to contact or come to the school please e-mail Thanks, Frank Pearse Principal


First Week of School Times

August 20, 2019
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year Seaview Families. Student in Kindergarten should have their gradual entry schedules from the Welcome to Kindergarten Event in May.  If you have misplaced yours please call the school Wed Aug 28 - Fri Aug 30. Student in grade 1 - 5 will attend school for...

Change to Optional Student Accident Insurance

July 03, 2019
For some time now, School District 43 has been offering our families the opportunity to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance thru the Kids Plus Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. We were recently notified by the provider that they will be discontinuing the Kids Plus...

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
‚ÄčThe 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...

Aboriginal Self Identification

September 10, 2018
Please see the attached with respect to Aboriginal Self Identification.  In addition to letting you know about this important work, we are particularly interested in addressing the diverse needs of all our Aboriginal students. Coquitlam School District 43 is committed to the academic success, cultural connection and socio-emotional development of all...

School Supply Lists

August 27, 2018
If you are looking for copies of our school supply lists they can be found by hovering your mouse over the "Parents" tab above and then clicking on "School Supplies".‚Äč

Sept 4th

August 27, 2018
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year.  The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept 4th.  All students will attend for 30 minutes from 9:00 - 9:30.  Our newsletter that will be sent home to all families and posted on this website before Aug 30 will direct students where to go on...

Strong Start

September 11, 2016
Strong start will  reopen Monday September 19th and will be open 8:45-11:45am.   New registrants can drop in with forms and documents on Friday September 16th, 8:45-11:45am.

School Supply Lists

August 31, 2016
School Supply lists can be found by clicking on the "Publications" ‚Äčtab above, then selecting your program (Neighbourhood or Montessori) and the appropriate grade.

Kindergarten Gradual Entry

August 29, 2016
Kindergarten Gradual Entry Tuesday, Sept 6, 2016 - Sign up for your welcoming conversation time in room 142 at 9:00.  Students will then be assigned to a "group" for Gradual Entry activities.  Students will attend gradual entry at the following times, we will advise families of their assigned times on Tuesday,...

First day of School

August 25, 2016
Grade 1 - 5 Students will attend from 9:00 - 9:30 on Tuesday, Sept 6th.  Lists directing them to the correct room will be posted at the front of the school. Kindergarten Students ‚Äčwill report to room 142 at 9:00 to sign up for a welcoming conversation time.  More information on...

Office Hours Summer 2016

August 24, 2016
Our school office will officially reopen on Wednesday, Aug 31, and will be open daily until Friday, Sept 2 from 8:00 - 3:30. Mr. Pearse will be working in the school on Monday, Aug 29 and Tuesday, Aug 30.  If you would like to drop in the office on one of...

Westhill Picnic - Wet Weather Plan

June 15, 2016
We have reorganized our picnic due to wet grass at the park.  We will eat at 12:30 at the school (children would be uncomfortable on wet grass) and head up to the park at 1:30 to play barring a change in the skies!

Celebration of Learning - Thursday, April 14th, 5:30-7pm

March 30, 2016
Please find attached a copy of our Celebration of Learning notice.

Spring Program Registration

March 04, 2016
On-line registration for Spring Programs opens Monday, March 7th and closes April 6th. Click on the Community Programs red button link to register. 

Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) - Letter to Parents

December 16, 2015
Please find attached a letter from Superintendent Patricia Gartland regarding the FSA, a provincial assessment administered in Grade 4 and taking place early in the new year.

Program Registration Open December 14th

December 09, 2015
Winter Program registration opens online (click Community Programs button on our homepage) on Monday, December 14th.  Kindergarten students welcome to register.

Winter Concert Information

November 30, 2015
Our Winter concert A Traditional Canadian Christmas will take place on Tuesday, December 15th.   Dress Rehearsal - December 14th at 1:30.  No tickets required.   Concert tickets are being sent home on Monday, December 7th - two for the afternoon (2pm) performance and two for the evening (6pm).  A ticket exchange through...

Superintendent's Letter to Parent Re Two Non-Instructional Days for Curriculm Redesign

November 19, 2015
Please read the attached letter regarding two additional non-instructional days added to our 2016 calendar to support teachers' work with the BC Curriculum Redesign.  Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 and Friday, May 13th, 2016 are non-instructional days added to our calendar

Seaview PAC Community Pumpkin Patch

October 15, 2015
Thursday, October 22nd from 3:00 - 5:30pm in our inner garden courtyard.  Pumpkins $3-$5 each, concession and activities.  Admission is free.  Hope to see you all there!

Program Registration Now Open

September 29, 2015
Please click on the Community Programs button to find our brochure and registration information.  On-line registration (Karelo) is now open and programs begin October 16th.

New BC Curriculum Information

September 21, 2015
Please find attached a timeline and letter to parents regarding BC's new curriculum being transitioned in schools this year and fully implemented in September 2016.  Also, please find more information at the following link:

All Kindergarten families please read

September 10, 2015
Hello all Kindergarten families,   Please find attached two important documents sent to all Kindergarten families on August 31st via district email.  It has come to my attention over the past two days that not all of you received this important information.   District email has encountered some very significant challenges over the...

First Day of School

September 04, 2015
All students attend at 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 8th for attendance for half an hour to forty five minutes. Parents please join us for coffee and tea in the library.

Classroom Conversations Early Dismissal: September 15th & 17th

September 04, 2015
Classroom conversations with teachers will be held Tuesday, September 15th and Thursday, September 17th.  All students will be dismissed at 2pm on these dates with the exception of Kindergarten students on Tuesday.  Notices to request appointment times will be sent home with students on Tuesday, September 8th.  Please return your requests...

Community Notice - Cecile Drive Road Closure & Detour Information

January 08, 2015
Please note, we have been advised by the construction company that as part of tunnel construction for the Evergreen Line, Cecile Drive off of Clarke Road and just west of Highview Place will be closed until further notice. More detailed information is available in the attached Community Notice.

School Photo Day: Monday, September 29th

September 23, 2014
School photo day is scheduled for this Monday, September 29th.  Proofs and order forms are made available to parents and orders can be placed with Lifetouch Photography. 

SHARE Food Donations

December 03, 2013
Non perishable food items are being collected in the next few weeks.  All students are invited to bring donations until December 20th . 

Bricks for Kids: Tuesdays

November 18, 2013
Please note that there was a typo in the fall brochure and Bricks for Kids has officially ended.  All Bricks for Kids students are welcome to attend the ASK program on Tuesdays until the end of the fall session.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Paul Dondo...

Seaview Community School Blanket Drive, sponsored by Strong Start

November 13, 2013
Anticipating the winter season, Strong Start parents at Seaview Community School are sponsoring a blanket drive.   We are collecting and donating to the Blanket BC Society on the following dates and times next week: Monday, November 18th & Wednesday, November 20th
Please drop donations to the Community Room/conference room
8:30-9:30 and 2:30-4:30

We are...

Community Engagement Process ‚Äď Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods Initiative

November 05, 2013
We invite you to visit our Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods section of the District website, which can be found under the News & Events menu, to learn more about the Learning, Land and Neighbourhoods initiative, the community engagement process, and an overview of the four properties under consideration.  ...

from PAC: Simply Delicious Dough Delivery

November 04, 2013
Items will be delivered this Wed. Nov. 6th at 3:00pm in the amphitheatre outside the library.  Please contact if you have any questions. ...

Friday November 8th and Monday November 11 - no school

November 01, 2013
There is a closure day on November 8th and Remembrance Day on November 11th so no school on both these days.

Reminder: Photo Retakes - Monday, November 4th

November 01, 2013
Please remind your children and bring the original photo proofs to the photographer.

Free Adult English Classes from SD43

November 01, 2013
Study English!  Free learning opportunities!  Registration at Montgomery Adult Learning Centre Thursdays only until Dec. 19th 4:00-7:00pm Thursdays January 9 - ongoing - 4:00-7:00pm Please bring Proof of Canadian Status, Photo ID, 2 proofs of BC residency For more information: 604-936-4261 or

Community School Survey

October 15, 2013
Links for surveys Parents:     Students:    

PAC Meeting Minutes

September 25, 2013
The minutes from the Sept. 17th meeting are now online and in the PAC section of the site (under Parents tab)

Community Programs Fall Session

September 25, 2013
Registration is still open this week. Full classes: Scratch Program 3-4 class, hockey and 4 Sports older classes are all full.  Rythmic Gymnastics, Dance, Science and Painting 4pm-5pm class are now cancelled. The earlier time slot will be combined grades 1-5

Terry Fox Run, Wednesday, September 25th. Donations are being accepted this Wednesday. Cheques are to be made payable to Seaview Community School

September 16, 2013
We are encouraging all families to contribute donations to the society beginning this Wednesday.  Mrs. Daviss has a longstanding history of overseeing our run at the school and this year has initiated a friendly fundraising competition between divisions.  Popsicles to the class that raises the most money!  No donation is too...

PAC Meeting, Tues Sept. 17 @7:00pm

September 13, 2013
In this get to know your 2013/2014 PAC representatives, a brief discussion regarding Fall fundraiser, Hot Lunch program and goals for the school year.  Please join us and have a hand in creating the best school year for your child! Cobs bread is donating treats for our meeting, and hot dogs...

Book Fair Times: All payment methods (cash, cheque, debit/credit cards are accepted)

September 13, 2013
Friday, September 13 - -345pm Monday Sept 16       8:30-9 and 3-3:45 Tuesday Sept 17      8:30-9 and 2-6:30 Wedesday Sept 18   8:30-9 and 3-3:34 Thursday Sept 19    8:30-9 and 2-4:30

Forms to be completed:

September 09, 2013
Online: School Policy Form .  This form does not need to be printed.  Hard Copy or Online: Emergency Forms are being sent home.   Data Verification Forms were sent home.  Please complete all the above noted forms and return to the office.

New Registrations/Enquiries

June 27, 2013
Mrs. Carmichael will be in the office July 2nd and July 3rd and then August 27-August 30th

September 2013 Information: Grades K-5

June 27, 2013
Please view the last June/2013 newsletter in the Publications section or may be found here  

School Supply Lists (K-5)

June 20, 2013
These are posted in the Publications List and under Parents tab. Hard copies are available at the office

Grade 1-5 Sept/2013 Opening Week

June 20, 2013
Monday, September 9th: class lists will be posted on the front windows and teachers will be present at the front of the school to welcome you.  School Suplies should be brought to school on this day and pre-ordered supplies will be given to students on this day

Westhill Picnic - Division lists for food required:

June 05, 2013
Div. 1, 4, 7, 11 - sandwiches Div. 2, 5, 8, 9 - fruit & veggies Div. 3, 6, 10 - dessert Please remember your child's plate/drink (extra water recommended)

Summer Sizzler Day Camp (at Seaview)

May 28, 2013
For ages 6-10 years.  Flyer is posted on the publications section and various windows of the school.  Registration: Port Moody Recreation complex, 604-46904556 -  

Pre-ordered School Supply lists are now at the office. They were sent home last Friday (May 24)

May 24, 2013
Forms are due back to the office by Friday, June 7th.

Parent Tea: Tuesday, May 28th - 1:30pm at the Seaview Library

May 23, 2013
Everyone welcome! Babysitting is available in the community room.

Lifetouch Panorama/Grade 5 Photos

May 02, 2013
Samples of the above are displayed across from the office along with order forms.  The photos will be colour, 8x10 and are $12.00.  The deadline for ordering is Friday, May 10th.

Lifetouch Spring Photo Proofs

April 26, 2013
Proofs were sent home Friday, April 26th.  Order payments/returned proofs are due back to the school on Tuesday, May 7th.

Summer Learning Information:

April 24, 2013
Remember to set up an account before registering for courses.  Please visit the website above.

Spring Programs - Program Availability:

April 11, 2013
All these programs have spaces available: ASK all days Yes! and Improv Games both times Karate Level 2 (4-5pm) Plenty of Sports Game Show Mash Up - both times Gymnastics - both times Stitch in Time - both times Sculpt-astic - both times Crafty Kids - both times

Lifetouch Spring Photos, Monday April 15th

April 02, 2013
Information will be sent home early next week (week of April 8th).

Celebration of Learning: Thursday, April 11th 6-7:15pm

April 02, 2013
Parents: Please have your child bring their projoect to school on Thursday morning and take to the classroom.

Spring Program Update:

April 02, 2013
City of Port Moody is still accepting registrations until tomorrow (Friday, April 19th) for programs and spaces are still available!  Mad Science also has spaces available.

Community Program Make Up Classes: for week of March 11th

March 11, 2013
Tuesday, Gymnastics Wed. Karate Friday, Sculptastic

Are You Moving?

January 31, 2012
To facilitate planning for next year, it is important to know if your child will not be returning to Seaview in September.  Also, if new families move into the neighbourhood and enquire about school registrations, they should let our school know they will be attending right away. 

Seaview Community School

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V3H 1N2
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