1100B Winslow Avenue

Coquitlam BC V3J 2G3

office@dpac43.ca

604-939-3690

Funding Model Review

During our April 3rd DPAC General Meeting we will be reviewing the proposed Funding Model for our schools, please get involved! This is very important for the future of your children's education! The Ministry of Education is undertaking to complete a funding model...

Navigating the Landscape of Gifted Support

Free Parent Info Session for all parents of District 43 students online registration is required for everyone attending So, you found out, or you suspect, your child might be gifted: What does ‘giftedness’ look like? What is the big picture regarding policy, the new...

Parent & Caregivers’ Circle

Education and support for parents and caregivers who are concerned about their youth’s substance use. Please see the attached PDF flyer for all the details ParentsCaregivers Group Flyer Fall 2018  

All Candidates Meeting – School Trustees

The DPAC Executive is pleased to host an All School Trustee Candidates Meeting to provide an opportunity for parents in SD43 to be better informed before going to the polls. This is your chance to come meet the candidates in person and ask any questions you might have...

PAC 101 Orientation Night 2018

Dear Parents On October 3, 2018 it is time for our 2018 DPAC 101 Orientation Night. Please see the attached PDF file for more detail WHEN: October 3, 2018 6:20 - 9:00 PM WHERE: Gallery room, Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave, Coquitlam RSVP: Thursday, September 27,...

Healthy Mind, Healthy Child: Parent Resource Fair

Free Parent Seminar for all parents of District 43 students online registration is required Are you frustrated & lost in getting help for your child? Then this seminar is for you. Learn how to navigate getting that help & support for children with anxiety,...

Parenting Wisely Course

Here is an opportunity for parents and caregivers of elementary school children... Please see the attached poster for an upcoming parenting class called “Parenting Wisely”.  This is a free course about managing the behavior of elementary school children.  Marlisse and...

The Exploitation of Our Youth: Online & Offline

The Exploitation of Our Youth: Online & Offline Free Parent Info Session for all parents of District 43 students. Your children in Grade 10/11/12 are welcome to attend with youDATE: Thursday, March 8, 2018 TIME: 6:30—8:00pm (doors open 6:00pm) LOCATION: Theatre...

Focus Group for SD43 Parents

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 WHERE: Winslow Centre - Gallery Room (1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam) TO REGISTER CLICK HERE or VISIT: https://sd43focusgroup-alternateprogramsandservices.eventbrite.ca Please see the attached PDF documents for all the details PDF DOCUMENT...

Free Parent Info Session: Social Media: The New Addiction & How It's Affecting Our Youth

EVENT:                                 Social Media: The New Addiction & How It’s Affecting Our Youth  (free information session) DATE:                                    Thursday, February 8/18 TIME:                                    6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (doors...

Jan & Feb School Transition Sessions – Kinsight

These informative panel presentations are intended for parents of students who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. They are intended to help parents prepare for the transition from one school setting to the next, and to continue to support meaningful...

School District Policy 22

As has been reported in the media, the district has proposed Policy 22 and is seeking input from stakeholders.  This policy is a code of conduct specifically for parents.  The DPAC has provided some feedback on the policy and has indicated that we will not be...

Change to Catchment Areas for 2018-2019 school year

The district will be holding an information session about the changes to catchment areas for the next school year.  The following schools will be affected by these changes: Porter Street Elementary Mountain View Elementary Cape Horn Elementary Rochester Elementary...

PAC 101 Orientation Night

Dear Parents On October 4, 2017 it is time for our 2017 PADC 101 Orientation Night. Please see the attached PDF file for more detail WHEN: October 4, 2017 6:20 - 9:00 PM WHERE: Gallery room, Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave, Coquitlam PAC Orientation flyer  

Meadowbrook Elementary Community Carnival

Meadow Brook Elementary is hosting a Community Carnival on May 12 from 4:00 - 8:00.  They are located at 900 Sharpe Street in Coquitlam. Activities include: Pony Rides Bouncy Castles Relay Races Carnival Games Cake Walk Balloon Twisting Face Painting For more...

Scott Creek Parent Night

Please join us for a special Parent Presentation, supported by our middle schools and the Scott Creek PAC, on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 in the Scott Creek Gym.  We will be bringing a special guest speaker - Andy Thibodeau to present to parents: “Laughing and...

Be Smart About Social Media

Free Parent Seminar for interested adults in SD43 (Coquitlam) online registration is required SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS: Jesse Miller, Social Media Expert Carol Todd, Founder of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society DATE: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 TIME: 7:00—8:30pm (doors open...

Parents Information Nights

Parents as Partners in Prevention-Substance Use Information Nights   As part of SD43’s ongoing focus on safe, inclusive schools and building school community connections, we are offering a district session, for all parents within each Family of Schools, on...

Host an International Student

Canada Homestay Network (CHN) has a number of homestay hosting opportunities coming up. We invite you to welcome an international student studying at various secondary schools in the Coquitlam School District into your family for one semester or a full academic year....

Explore the Refreshed Curriculum

Minnekhada Middle School, in partnership with Kwayhquitlum Middle School, will be hosting an event for parents to explore the refreshed curriculum and communicating student learning.  The event is meant to be informal and offer parents a quick study of the structure...

Your Kid's Progress

The Education Ministry has a website to provide information to parents about how assessment will work under the new curriculum.  More than just providing parents with information, however, this site is also a place where parents can provide feedback to the ministry....

Parent Ed: RULER Approach with Tamara Banks

Please Join Tamara Banks as she gives a parent education seminar on the RULER Approach.  The event will take place on November 7th at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) in the Gallery room at 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam.  All are welcome to attend this free event....

PAC 101 Orientation Presentations now Available

The presentations and other documents have been uploaded and are now available!  head on over to the Documents section and scroll down to the "Presentations and Resources" section.  When you click on the PAC 101 Orientation folder it will open up the folder and you...

Seismic Safety for BC Schools NOW

On Wednesday, October 5 at 7:00 there will be an informational night on schools at risk during a seismic event.  All are welcome, the event will take place at Irvine Elementary. https://www.facebook.com/groups/SeismicSafetyBCSchools/

PAC 101 Orientation Night

Come join us on September 28, at 6:45 (doors open at 6:20) for PAC 101.  Topics to be covered include: DPAC Overview + How can DPAC support parents Learn valuable tools on taking minutes & proper record keeping Hear how other schools operate their PAC Tips on...

SD43 School Calendar Survey

The School District 43 has a survey looking for feedback from parents and guardians on the school calendars for school years 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020.  Please take a moment to click on the link below and fill out the survey before May 20th, 2016 to have your...

DPAC Executive Elections

DPAC Executive Elections will be happening at the AGM on May 25th.  All positions are up for election.  If you are interested in being involved at the executive level for DPAC in School District 43, please fill out the nomination form and submit it to the office, or...

The new website is live!

The new website is live!  Now this is still a work in progress, and we are constantly adding new content, but for now, welcome to the new site!  Have a look around and explore the new look.  Check out the documents section for Newsletters and meeting minutes.  We will...

Mission Statement

Here to Inspire parents, families and caregivers to get involved, learn about our education system and work as partners to create great schools and success for ALL children!

2016 BCCPAC Spring Conference and AGM

The 2016 BCCPAC Spring Conference and AGM will be held Friday April 29th to Sunday May 1st, 2016 at the Coast Capri in Kelowna. George Abbott will be a featured speakers - focusing on the vital role of parents within the schools system. Lisa DeBoer  will be speaking...

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