The Ministry of Education has recently announced the 2021 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education.  The awards were created to recognize the enormous contributions of BC’s exceptional teachers, administrators and support staff that are vital to the cultural, economic and social well-being of the province.

The Premier’s Awards provide students, parents, teachers and other members of the community with an opportunity to celebrate those who make a real difference in BC Schools.  The awards are presented annually to exceptional education professionals in BC’s school system working within the public, independent or First Nations school systems.

There are… Continue reading

 

What is FSA?

From October 4 to November 12, 2021, our students in grades 4 and 7 will be participating in the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA).  This is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students’ academic skills in grades 4 and 7, and provides parents, teachers, schools, school districts and the Ministry of Education with important information on how well students are progressing in the foundation skills of Literacy and Numeracy.

Why is the FSA important? 
To ensure that we continue to support successful learning, we routinely check our students’ growth and achievement.  The FSA… Continue reading

 

Dear CMSD82 Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,

Earlier today, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside announced a Kindergarten to Grade 12 mask mandate for all schools in B.C.  Beginning Monday, October 4, all students in Coast Mountains School District 82 (CMSD82) will be required to wear non-medical face masks while indoors, including at their desks and on school buses. Masks will be available for students that may not have their own.

As always, students will not be required to wear a mask if they are unable to for health or behavioural reasons.  A… Continue reading

 

The Provincial government updated its K-12 education health and safety guidelines to require masks for kindergarten to Grade 3 students.

Earlier today, Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced updates to the Public Health Communicable Disease Guidance for K-12 Schools and the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings to require masks for kindergarten to Grade 3 students.

Beginning Monday, October 4, 2021, all students in B.C. schools will be required to wear a mask when inside a school building, including while at their desks and on buses.  This… Continue reading

 

For your information … we share a link to the Superintendent’s Report to the Board as prepared by our Superintendent of Schools, Janet Meyer and presented at the virtual Regular (Public) Board of Education Meeting held on Wednesday, September 29:

 

CMSD82 Superintendent Report to the Board – September 29, 2021

 

Should you have questions regarding the September 29 Superintendent’s Monthly Report to the Board, please do not hesitate to contact Carole Gagnon, Executive Assistant at the Board of Education Office at (250) 638-4401 for assistance.

 

 

 

Coming Events

  • October: National Principals Month 2021
  • Oct 5: World Teachers Day 2021
  • Oct 11: Thanksgiving Day (schools are not in session)
  • Oct 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Oct 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Oct 22: Provincial ProD Day (non-instructional day, schools are not in session)
  • Oct 27: Regular (Public) Board Mtg (virtual)

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