• 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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Superintendent of Aboriginal Achievement, DeDe DeRose (front row, far left) poses with the Suwilaawks Community School multi-cultural drummers following a presentation at the CMSD82 Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee Meeting held at the Board of Education Office during her visit to the school district, February 20 and 21, 2013.

Coast Mountains School District was delighted to host a visit of the newly appointed Ministry of Education’s Superintendent of Aboriginal Achievement, DeDe DeRose, on February 20 and 21, 2013.  

During her visit, Ms. DeRose met with the Board of Education School Trustees and the District’s Education Team.  Her itinerary included school visits to Cassie Hall, Caledonia Secondary and Thornhill Primary Schools which she thoroughly enjoyed.  

Ms. DeRose joined the school district’s Aboriginal Education Advisory Committee Meeting where the Suwilaawks Community School multi-cultural drummers performed a welcome song and the Nisga’a Hobiyee song.  First Nations Support Workers, George Peal, Colleen Morgan and Annette Wheeler, supported the multi-cultural drum group during their performance.

Ms. DeRose looks forward to visiting with us again soon.

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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