• More Richmond students will learn in seismically safer schools January 21, 2021
    Nearly 700 more students in Richmond soon will be learning in safer schools when seismic upgrades are complete at James Whiteside and William Bridge elementary schools.
  • Joint statement on Black Shirt Day January 15, 2021
    Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, and Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, have released the following statement to mark Black Shirt Day on Jan. 15, 2021:
  • New Westminster students benefiting from new school January 12, 2021
    The wait is over for students in New Westminster who have begun the New Year in a new, modern, engaging and inspiring secondary school that will benefit the community now and in the future.
  • Safer school for Aldergrove elementary students January 8, 2021
    Students and staff at Shortreed Community Elementary school in Aldergrove will be better protected in the event of an earthquake, thanks to planned seismic upgrades.
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CMSD82 News Release – Cassie Hall Elementary School Interim Administration Change – January 1, 2021  (PDF Format)


I am writing to share with you an interim change in the administrative structure at Cassie Hall Elementary School effective January 1, 2021.

Steve Wallace, Principal at Cassie Hall Elementary School will be taking a personal leave effective January 1 to August 31, 2021 to spend more time with his young family.

Effective January 1, 2021, Vince Dikaitis has been appointed Acting Principal for Cassie Hall Elementary School for the duration of Steve’s leave.

Vince joined the school district on August 1, 2018 in the position of Principal at Hazelton Secondary School.  He is currently on a personal leave spending time with his young family, returning on December 31, 2020.

We are thankful that Vince is able to provide leadership in this assignment.  Vince is an experienced educator and a passionate advocate for student success.

The school district will be providing ongoing support to Vince as he transitions into this assignment ensuring a continued safe and successful learning environment for students remains the focus of Cassie Hall Elementary School.

Your understanding and support is appreciated as we transition through this change.

Please join me in welcoming Vince to this leadership assignment.


Janet Meyer
Superintendent of Schools

Coming Events
  • Jan 1: Happy New Year
  • Jan 4: Back to School
  • Jan 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 15: Student & Kindergarten Registration Opens
  • Jan 27: Regular (Public) Board Meeting (virtual)
  • Jan 29: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)

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