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Dear Parents and Guardians,

I would like to welcome the school community to the 2019-2020 School Year!   We are looking forward to working with all of you this year on behalf of Coast Mountains learners, and continue to make progress towards our School District goals.

Shared Vision …“Coast Mountains School District: creating opportunities for learning, opportunities for life.”

District Goals … Raise literacy and numeracy levels for all of our learners.  Graduation for every learner; crossing the stage with dignity, purpose and options.  Enhance learner engagement, opportunities and choice through personalized learning.

I look forward to working together to ensure that our focus on student learning is maintained while at the same time develop and foster a positive School District culture.  It is only through, working together, that we can have the greatest effect on kids and learning.

School Opening … the first day… Continue reading

 

CMSD82 Board of Education News Release – Superintendent of Schools Secondment to MoE – Sept. 1, 2019

 

The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District would like to announce that Katherine McIntosh, Superintendent of Schools will be seconded to the Ministry of Education from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020 to support and work provincially on the implementation of the Framework for Enhancing Student Learning. Katherine will focus on supporting school districts to improve student outcomes, while acting as a liaison between the Ministry of Education and the education sector.

Katherine will bring a wealth of experience to her secondment role as a professional educator, a champion for all learners, and a respected senior leader within the education sector. She has worked at all levels of education in rural, remote, urban and Indigenous school settings across five vastly different school districts and two provinces over the… Continue reading

 

CMSD82 Board of Education News Release – Extended Assignment, Acting Superintendent of Schools

 

The Board of Education is pleased to announce the assignment extension of Janet Meyer as Acting Superintendent of Schools through to August 31, 2020 during the secondment period of Katherine McIntosh, Superintendent of Schools to the Ministry of Education.

The Board of Education is committed to supporting Janet to ensure the continued safe and successful learning environment for all our students and staff.

Respected as an effective leader, team builder, committed educator and communicator who puts the learning needs of children first, Janet is eager to continue to build on relationships that will make it possible to focus on student learning through the hard work and dedication of all school district employees and partner groups. These relationships will enable us to collectively and collaboratively work together to ensure a strong future for Coast Mountains’ learners… Continue reading

 

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If you are a student who is required to take a Provincial Exam this summer, please read the information below. Additional information can be found on the Ministry of Education website.

Since all exams are electronic, you can locate the sample exams through the Ministry website link shared above.  If you have never attempted an electronic exam, it is suggested that you take the time to practice with the ‘past exams’.

Electronic Exams:
All Grade 12 required Provincial Exams will be administered electronically.

Exam Centre Location:
Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre (NTETC), 3120 Highway 16 East, Terrace – (Google map directions https://binged.it/2tMHVdz)

Important Notation:
For complete information about the New Graduation Program, please visit https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca.

August Exam Schedule:
August 8 and 9 – access the following link for information regarding the August 2019 Provincial Exams Information.

Please email Mr. Geoff McKay,… Continue reading