• 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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Please be informed that school district officials were alerted to a concerning message posted on the Facebook Terrace Buy & Sell at 3:00 p.m. today, May 12.  We have been aware that the messages have been posted from both the Terrace and Kitimat communities.

Kitimat and Terrace RCMP, Safer Schools Together (the school district’s provincial student safety experts), school district personnel and school administration are continuing their investigation.  The RCMP and Safer Schools Together have determined this is a low-level risk event.

RCMP presence will be in place at both Skeena Middle School and Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School tomorrow, May 13.  The safety and well-being of all our students and staff is paramount and events of this nature are taken very seriously.

Coast Mountains School District in conjunction with Safer Schools Together have requested that the RCMP pursue prosecution to the fullest extent of the law regarding this event.

If you are a parent or guardian of a student at Skeena Middle School or Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School, please feel free to contact the school administration if you have further questions or concerns.


Katherine McIntosh
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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