News Releases

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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 – 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

 

Are you interested in supporting the work of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia?

The Honourable Janet Austin is launching the LG Youth Advisory Council – a guiding body to advise Her Honour on relevant issues impacting young people and identify ways to engage the next generation of British Columbians.

The LG Youth Advisory Council will meet 3-5 times a year, via teleconference, with at least one in-person meeting.  Initiatives and activities will be determined by the Council and the Lieutenant Governor.

Application and Eligibility Criteria:

  • Between the ages of 17 and 24.
  • Resident of British Columbia.
  • Applications must be submitted on or before August 6, 2019.

For more information or to apply, please visit the Lieutenant Governor’s website at:

https://ltgov.bc.ca/blog/democracy/lg-youth-advisory-council-application/