Hello, my name is Nicola and I come from Fabriano, a small town in the heart of Italy. Currently, I am attending high school in St. John's, Newfoundland and studying abroad here for a year.
Coquitlam School District
School DescriptionCoquitlam, in Metro Vancouver, is a public school district in British Columbia, Canada. In addition to seven foreign language options and ESL, Coquitlam’s varied programs include Advanced Placement, the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma, French Immersion, Sports Academies, and a Confucius Institute. Students in the Coquitlam School District also take part in a large number of extracurricular programs including eSports, Model United Nations, Fly Fishing, and many more. Coquitlam also offer specialty programs for example, an Outdoor Education Experience and a Culinary Arts Program.
Schools in the district have the latest equipment in their state-of-the-art labs including their Robotics Labs and Science Labs. Other facilities in the Coquitlam School District are large outdoor athletic fields, modern weight rooms, outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, outdoor track facilities, new libraries, music rooms, theaters, and large common areas for students to hang out.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Some of the popular sports in the Coquitlam School District are Curling, Rugby, and Lacrosse. Every sports team in the Coquitlam School District has also been a Provincial Champion. There are also athletic opportunities in the Coquitlam community like Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, and Ice Hockey.
Students in the Coquitlam School District have the opportunity to take arts classes such as Photography, Graphic Design, and Performing Arts. There are also a number of extracurricular programs for students to explore their artistic interests.
Coquitlam is a growing and vibrant community that offers a wide range of attractions and activities. In one day, you can enjoy the outdoors, attend a sporting event, take in a theater production or art exhibition, attend a festival, learn about different cultures, or enjoy one of many heritage attractions. Coquitlam is also only a 30-minute drive or ride on the SkyTrain away from downtown Vancouver. The world class Whistler Mountain Ski Resort, home of the 2010 winter Olympic Games, is only a 2 hour drive way from Coquitlam.
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- K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 4% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality Programs• Hockey Academy • The COAST Program (Outdoor Education Experience for Grade 10 students) • Culinary Arts Program • CISCO Network Academy • Global Perspectives 12 • Automotive Service Technician Program • Rock School (course providing instruction on how to play in a modern pop/rock/rap group) • Construction Electrician (Youth Train in Trades Program) • EPIC Program (students who are elite athletes, theatre, music, dance and modelling-build education programs.) • Hairdressing Program (10 month-in-school training program for secondary school students) • •
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
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