• 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.
Link to CMSD School Options

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We are often asked how parents can support their child’s learning at home.  Many of the quality learning resources that support education in our schools are accessible online. While there is no substitute for the instruction provided by classroom teachers, our Directors of Instruction have selected the following resources to help promote learning and discovery:

Grades K-7

General Information

Note .. Amongst the services provided by LearnNow BC to students is access to live tutoring five nights per week from 6pm to 10pm.  Other resources include the Charged-Up streaming video lessons for Math, as well as self-assessment tests through Success Check.  These resources are freely accessible through www.learnnowbc.ca.

Math

Literacy

Social Studies

Grades 8-12

Note .. Amongst the services provided by LearnNow BC to students is access to live tutoring five nights per week from 6pm to 10pm.  Other resources include the Charged-Up streaming video lessons for Math, as well as self-assessment tests through Success Check.  These resources are freely accessible through www.learnnowbc.ca.

French Immersion
 Community Learning

Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium

ERAC has arranged for BC students and their parents to gain easy home access to the ERAC Online Database Bundle until schools reopen for the new school year.  Normally accessible only through District-issued login credentials and/or IP authentication, students and parents may now access the full ERAC-licensed WorldBook, EBSCO and Nelson/Gale collections from home using a single, temporary user name and password for all 3 collections.  Districts may share this information with students and their parents via email or via their District and/or school public websites.  Access information to be posted for students and parents is as follows:

ERAC Online Database Bundle
(BC Digital Classroom Collection from ERAC)

Publisher (Titles)

URL or Link

Username &
Password

EBSCO(Primary Search, NoveList K-8 Plus, Middle Search Plus, Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier,
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre, Canadian Reference Centre, Consumer Health Complete, MasterFILE Premier, NoveList Plus, Professional Development Collection)

http://search.ebscohost.com/

Username:
BCSTUDENT1

Password:
BCSTUDENT1


Nelson/Gale-Cengage

(Global Issues in Context)

Gale Global Issues in Context

Direct link to database. If asked for Password: BCSTUDENT1


WorldBook

(World Book Kids; WB Student; WB Advanced; WB Discover; L’Encyclopédie Découverte; Early World of Learning, Dramatic Learning; Science Power)

http://worldbookonline.com/

Username:
BCSTUDENT1

Password:
BCSTUDENT1

 

Once schools re-open, the temporary login username/password will no longer work and subscribing districts must revert to their normal access protocols.

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)

Northern Health Info Line

COVID-19 Online Clinic and Info Line for Northern BC residents:

1-844-645-7811