• 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 Janelle Hittel Appointment to Kildala Elementary School Principal  (PDF Format)


Coast Mountains Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Janelle Hittel to the position of Principal, Kildala Elementary School.

Ms. Hittel is a long-time Kitimat resident who currently is a teaching Vice Principal at Nechako Elementary School.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and her professional teaching designation from Simon Fraser University and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Vancouver Island University.

Janelle is widely respected for her commitment to the learning success of the young people of Kitimat at the school and community level and is considered to be an effective team builder with a strong focus on building positive working relationships.

Coast Mountains School District welcomes Janelle to her new position.


Nancy V. Wells
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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