CMSD82 News Release – Mark Newbery, Skeena Middle School Vice Principal Appointment – March 9, 2018


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Newbery to the position of Vice Principal at Skeena Middle School effective August 1, 2018. This position reflects the addition of a second Vice Principal at Skeena Middle School commencing the 2018-2019 school year.

Further to Mark’s decision to explore other career options, he has expressed interest in the Skeena Middle School Vice Principal position and the school district has accepted his expression of interest.

Mark has served as Principal at Hazelton Secondary School since August 1, 2015 and as Principal at Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School from April 2013 to July 2015. A long-term employee with the school district, he has held various teaching positions in our Hazelton schools.

Mark has always shown passion in his profession, an understanding of and respect for local Indigenous peoples’ culture and history, and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of young people. His administrative and teaching career has been characterized by hard work, reliability and a focus on student success. Mark will be a valuable addition to the leadership and instructional team at Skeena Middle School.

We look forward to welcoming Mark to his new position and we extend our best wishes to him for every success in his new role.


Katherine McIntosh
Superintendent of Schools

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