• B.C. grads, students to be celebrated by local artists, performers May 25, 2020
    British Columbia’s 61,000 Grade 12 graduates, along with kindergarten to Grade 11 students, will be the guests of honour at a special virtual graduation and end-of-school celebration.
  • Free, live coding workshops for kids May 24, 2020
    From creating online games to building websites, students now have access to free, live online coding workshops through the Ministry of Education website Keep Learning BC.
  • K-12 students to have optional in-class instruction on June 1 May 15, 2020
    Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC’s Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.
  • Joint statement on Child and Youth Mental Health Day May 7, 2020
    Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development; and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education; have released the following statement in recognition of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day:

 

A Message for CMSD82 Parents/Guardians:

The following important update was received May 28, 2020 for sharing with parents/guardians from the Minister of Education Rob Fleming and Andrea Sinclair, President of the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils:

Letter to Parents-Guardians from Minister Fleming & BCCPAC President, Andrea Sinclair

 We will continue to share further updates with you as we receive them.

 

 

 

 

 

Please be informed that the virtual Regular (Public) Board of Education Meeting for Coast Mountains School District 82 scheduled on Wednesday, May 27 is cancelled in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation which has resulted in a limited meeting agenda for the Board of Education’s consideration.

While the Board of Education has cancelled its May 27 Regular Board Meeting, school trustees are in close communication with the district’s senior leadership team as the school district prepares for the optional part-time return of students on June 1 in conjunction with BC’s K-12 Education Restart Plan.

The next virtual Regular (Public)… Continue reading

 

Letter to CMSD82 Parents-Guardians from Acting Superintendent of Schools – May 22, 2020  (letter in PDF format)

 

Dear CMSD82 Parents and Guardians,

I would like to thank those of you who took the time last weekend to respond to one or both of our surveys and your feedback received regarding your thoughts on returning to school part-time. Your input is greatly valued and appreciated.

The Ministry of Education, in consultation with the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, announced last week that we would be resuming face-to-face instruction on a part-time voluntary basis starting June 1, 2020.… Continue reading

 

As part of the transition to Stage 3 of BC’s K-12 Education Restart Plan, school districts and independent school authorities are required to make in-school instruction available to K-12 students in accordance with the Expectations for Stage 3.  This includes offering childcare services 5 days per week to children whose parents/caregivers provide essential services in their community.  The K-12 Education Restart Plan states that teachers, administrators and support staff should be considered essential service workers.

A key priority to BC’s pandemic response plan is to ensure that children of essential service workers are cared for so that… Continue reading

 

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Please find a letter from our Acting Superintendent of Schools, Janet Meyer outlining the school district’s plans in light of BC’s Restart Plan update, announced this morning, regarding the option for K-12 students’ return to part-time in-class instruction on June 1, 2020 as well as the return of CMSD82 employees to their work sites on May 25, 2020.

Kindly access the following link to view the letter:

Letter to CMSD82 Employees from Acting Superintendent of Schools

Employees are asked to contact their School Principal or Vice Principal if they have any questions or… Continue reading

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Coming Events

  • March 17 - The provincial government suspended in-class instruction in all BC schools until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • May 6 - Education Committee Meeting (cancelled)
  • May 13 - Business Committee Meeting (rescheduled date)
  • May 18 - Victoria Day Holiday
  • May 27 - Cancelled Regular Public Board Meeting
  • May 29 - Professional Development Day