• 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 – HSS & NHES Administration Changes – August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021

 

I am writing to share with you some interim changes effective August 1, 2020 in the administrative structures at Hazelton Secondary School and New Hazelton Elementary School.

Vince Dikaitis, Principal at Hazelton Secondary School has extended his current leave.  Paul Boisvert has been appointed Principal for Hazelton Secondary School effective August 1, 2020 through to July 31, 2021.

The school district is now actively seeking a Vice Principal for Hazelton Secondary School for the 2020-2021 school year (one-year assignment) and will commence a search beginning today.

Alison Campbell, Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School is taking a medical leave effective August 1, 2020.  Jan Thorburn has been appointed Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School effective August 1, 2020 through to July 31, 2021.

We are thankful that Paul and Jan are able to provide leadership in these assignments.  Paul and Jan are passionate educators who celebrate the uniqueness of each learner optimizing learning opportunities for every student.

The school district will be providing ongoing support to Paul and Jan as they transition into these assignments ensuring a continued safe and successful learning environment for students remains the focus of Hazelton Secondary School and New Hazelton Elementary School.

Your understanding and support is appreciated as we transition through these changes.

Please join me in welcoming Paul and Jan to these leadership assignments.

 

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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