• 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



Connecting students with the skills they need to succeed in our changing world is the priority for British Columbia’s new curriculum.  Education Minister Mike Bernier announced on Thursday, May 26, 2016 that changes are coming to B.C.’s education system to boost that connection.  Keeping pace with BC’s new school curriculum …. changes are being made to provincial exams, classroom assessment, report cards and career education to better connect students with the skills they need to succeed.  The Ministry of Education released the following information on May 26 regarding the upcoming changes with the new curriculum:


In addition, please find a letter to parents from the Deputy Minister of Education regarding the changes, information regarding changes to Provincial Assessment and a set of Q&A’s regarding the New Curriculum.

Letter to Parents from Deputy Ministry

Changes to Provincial Assessment Chart

Q&As New Curriculum

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

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