• B.C. grads, students to be celebrated by local artists, performers May 25, 2020
    British Columbia’s 61,000 Grade 12 graduates, along with kindergarten to Grade 11 students, will be the guests of honour at a special virtual graduation and end-of-school celebration.
  • Free, live coding workshops for kids May 24, 2020
    From creating online games to building websites, students now have access to free, live online coding workshops through the Ministry of Education website Keep Learning BC.
  • K-12 students to have optional in-class instruction on June 1 May 15, 2020
    Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC’s Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.
  • Joint statement on Child and Youth Mental Health Day May 7, 2020
    Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development; and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education; have released the following statement in recognition of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day:

Coast Mountains Schools District 82 is seeking input from the parents/guardians of Uplands Elementary School in preparation for the selection process for the Principalship position at Uplands Elementary School in light of the retirement of the current Principal effective July 31, 2020.

Uplands Elementary School parents/guardians … kindly access the following link for details including the options available to access the survey to provide feedback regarding the Principalship Consultation:

UES Parent-Guardian Principalship Consultation Survey
(click on link to open)

The survey is open until February 15, 2020.

Parents/Guardians who have questions or require further information, please contact our Acting Superintendent of Schools, Janet Meyer for assistance.  Janet can be reached at (250) 638-4407 or via email at janet.meyer@cmsd.bc.ca.

Parent/Guardian feedback is greatly valued and appreciated by the School District.  Thanking you in advance for your feedback.





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  • March 17 - The provincial government suspended in-class instruction in all BC schools until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • May 6 - Education Committee Meeting (cancelled)
  • May 13 - Business Committee Meeting (rescheduled date)
  • May 18 - Victoria Day Holiday
  • May 27 - Cancelled Regular Public Board Meeting
  • May 29 - Professional Development Day