• 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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Update for CMSD82 Hazelton-Kitwanga Parents & Guardians from Superintendent – Sept. 21, 2020


Dear CMSD82 Hazelton and Kitwanga Parents/Guardians:

Please be advised that while some communities in our school district have initiated lock down procedures, the schools in Coast Mountains School District 82 are open and students are welcome.

Our schools have health and safety plans that are being adhered to and we remain confident in our ability to provide a safe environment for all students.  The school district will co

ntinue to support all our students as we manage these difficult times together.

Coast Mountains School District 82 operates under the Provincial Health Guidelines and recommendations from Northern Health.  At this time, we have had no requests from health authorities to limit student attendance at any of our schools.

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at covid@cmsd.bc.ca.

Sincerely yours,


Janet Meyer
Superintendent of Schools


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: