As you may have seen, news outlets are reporting an incident at the Houses of Parliament in London which has initiated a full counter-terrorism investigation.

Students and chaperones of our Caledonia Secondary School are in London today as part of a European School Field Trip. All students/chaperones are accounted for and are safe, and the students/chaperones are not at the affected sites.

School District staff is in contact with EF Educational Tours and chaperones as to the plans going forward noting that EF Educational Tours have also messaged families this morning.

In addition, School District staff is contacting families to share that all students are safe and that we will continue to monitor the situation. EF Educational Tours will maintain ongoing contact with families regarding any itinerary changes.

 

Katherine McIntosh
Superintendent of Schools

 

 

 

 

 

All schools within Coast Mountains School District are closed (not in session) for Spring Break holidays from March 13 to 24, 2017 inclusive.

The first day back to school from Spring Break holidays is Monday, March 27.

The Board of Education Office is open during Spring Break from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Coast Mountains School District wishes everyone a safe and happy Spring Break!

 

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In preparation for the 2017-2018 school year, the Board of Education is seeking the cooperation of parents/guardians in registering their child on the following dates.  Pre-registration is requested in order to provide the School District Administration the time to plan staffing to meet school needs.

Schools are open to take registration for Kindergarten from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. between January 23, 2017 and March 9, 2017.

The School District will make every effort to place students who have registered by March 9, 2017 in their catchment area school.  Students registering after March 9, 2017 may not be granted place in their catchment area school.

To be eligibile for entry to school in September 2017 students must be five years of age on or before December 31, 2017.  A birth certificate, proof of immunization, a BC Care Card and parent/guardian… Continue reading

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CMSD82 New Student Registration & Cross Boundary Application – 2017-2018 School Year  (PDF Format)

 

School District 82 Policy 1030 outlines student attendance/catchment area procedures in accordance with Ministry of Education policies on Schools of Choice.  It is important that parents take note of specific deadlines defined within this policy and ensure the procedures listed below are followed:

  1. Students must be registered at their catchment area school.
  2. Cross Boundary/Out-of-Catchment Applications:  After registering at your catchment area school, applications must be received at your school of choice by February 24, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.
  3. New In-Catchment Registrations:  Registrations will be received up to March 9, 2017 for new students including Kindergarten.  Applications received after this date will have to wait until school staffing is complete before receiving status of school enrolment.  Wait-listed students who are in catchment… Continue reading

 

Wednesday, February 22nd is Day of Pink across British Columbia and Canada! 

Join thousands of students and staff across British Columbia to show your support for anti-bullying initiatives: wear the official anti-bullying colour, pink!

Pink Day started in 2007 when two Nova Scotia high school students decided to create a “Sea of Pink” to support a grade 9 boy who was called homophobic names when he wore a pink shirt to school.  See related story on CBC.ca website.   This day is now celebrated right across Canada.

A sea of pink in schools and communities will show BC’s commitment to a safe and inclusive province that actively promotes respectful and kind behaviour among its citizens.

On February 22nd we encourage everyone to practice kindness.  Together we can end bullying!

 

 

 

Coming Events

  • April 12: Business Committee Meeting
  • April 12: Education Committee Meeting
  • April 14: Good Friday (schools are not in session)
  • April 17: Easter Monday (schools are not in session)
  • April 21: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)
  • April 26: Board of Education Meetings