• Free, live coding workshops for kids May 24, 2020
    From creating online games to building websites, students now have access to free, live online coding workshops through the Ministry of Education website Keep Learning BC.
  • K-12 students to have optional in-class instruction on June 1 May 15, 2020
    Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC’s Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.
  • Joint statement on Child and Youth Mental Health Day May 7, 2020
    Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development; and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education; have released the following statement in recognition of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day:
  • Teachers, students playing virtually before Music Monday May 3, 2020
    Music Monday will be very different this year for students and teachers, but for Karen Withers’ class, their Monday lesson will start the way it always does - whether in school or virtually - with a joke:

 

Telling our stories, one video at time is one of the best ways to share Coast Mountains School District’s stories and approach to learning.

We invite you to join us through video, so you can see and hear stories of learning, teaching and innovation directly from our students and educators.

This video entitled “Kitwanga Poem” was filmed at our Kitwanga Elementary School and presented as the opening message for teaching staff district wide at the Curriculum Implementation Day held on September 5, 2017.  This is a beautiful poem written by a Grade 7 student at Kitwanga Elementary School sharing the experience of a Residential School student.

Kitwanga Poem

In the following video, we highlight the journeys of becoming an educator through the lens of different cultural backgrounds.  The video entitled “I am an Educator – Julia’s Poems” was viewed by our educators district wide as the opening message for the April 13, 2018 Curriculum Implementation Day.

I am an Educator – Julia’s Poems

The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District believes that student voice is a valuable resource related to structuring our system to meet their interests and learning needs.  The following video entitled “Student Voice” illustrates the importance to hear directly from our students on their influence and decision-making at all student levels.  This video was presented district wide as the opening message for the Curriculum Implementation Day held on September 4, 2018.

Student Voice

A Quicklink entitled “District Video Gallery” has been added to our website’s main page for easy access to our school district’s video stories.

 

 

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Coming Events
  • March 17 - The provincial government suspended in-class instruction in all BC schools until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • May 6 - Education Committee Meeting (cancelled)
  • May 13 - Business Committee Meeting (rescheduled date)
  • May 18 - Victoria Day Holiday
  • May 27 - Cancelled Regular Public Board Meeting
  • May 29 - Professional Development Day