Further to the Provincial Health Officer’s announcement on March 29, the updated Health and Safety Guidelines for K-12 schools were received from the Ministry of Education yesterday, March 30.  The changes to the new guidelines focus on masks, and the requirements for all students in Grades 4-12 to wear them at all times while in a school building and on the bus.  The guidelines strongly encourage mask wearing for K-3 students as well.

The two documents are linked here for your reference:

BCCDC Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools

Provincial COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines for K-12… Continue reading

 

The pandemic has presented many challenges for everyone in B.C’.s school system as it continues to face unprecedented times.

Education Week begins Sunday, April 11, 2021, and the Ministry of Education wants to acknowledge that, in spite of stresses and anxiety around the pandemic, teachers, support staff, administrators and trustees have shown incredible dedication and compassion.  It also recognizes that students and families are going above and beyond to support their school communities.

For more than a year, education staff, parents, students and partners have rallied to create a sense of normalcy for B.C.’s more than 600,000 students… Continue reading

 

To address rising COVID-19 case counts, protect people and communities and help break the chain of COVID-19 transmission, the Provincial Health Officer has amended the provincial public health orders effective midnight, March 30, 2021.  New and amended orders and guidelines are in effect through April 19, 2021 at midnight.  View the BC Government News release: Three-week circuit breaker begins now to bend the curve, protect people.

Provincial restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Some restrictions are made by the Provincial Health Officer under the Public Health Act and others are… Continue reading

 

Coast Mountains School District is located on the traditional territories of the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Nations.  We invite you to join our Indigenous Languages Revitalization Coordinator, Colleen Austin and other Knowledge-Keepers to experience the languages of these Indigenous Nations during Family Bingo Game Nights.

It is a fun learning opportunity to enjoy with your family and win a prize!  A total of four Bingo games will be played during each Game Night.  These events are free and everyone is welcome to join for one Game Night or for all Game Nights!

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Please find a message received from the Honourable Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education for sharing with educators, school staff and leaders in appreciation of their incredible work in ensuring student success and safety this school year.

To view the Minister of Education’s message, please access the following link:

Letter from the Honourable Minister Jennifer Whiteside

 

Coming Events

  • March 29: Back to School following Spring Break
  • March 30: Tsimshian Language Family Bingo Night, 6pm to 7pm (virtual)
  • April 2: Good Friday (schools are not in session)
  • April 5: Easter Monday (schools are not in session)
  • April 7: Business Cttee Meeting (virtual)
  • April 7: Education Cttee Meeting (virtual)
  • April 15: Strategic Planning Engagement Session, 12noon to 1pm (virtual)
  • April 21: Regular (Public) Board Meeting, 5pm (virtual)
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 23: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)
  • April 28: Day of Mourning
  • April 29: Haisla Language Family Bingo (virtual), 6pm to 7pm

Northern Health Info Line

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

1-844-645-7811