• 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.
Link to CMSD School Options


CMSD82 Board of Education Vision, Mission & Goals – February 2018  (PDF document)




“Coast Mountains School District: creating opportunities for learning,
opportunities for life”



Coast Mountains School District supports learners in achieving success
and realizing their potential as educated citizens.



Raise literacy and numeracy levels for all of our learners.

Graduation for every learner; crossing the stage with dignity, purpose and options.

Enhance learner engagement, opportunities and choice through personalized learning.



To increase academic achievement of all Aboriginal learners so that they are prepared for post-secondary and career opportunities beyond Grade 12.

To increase the number of Aboriginal students who graduate with a Dogwood Diploma. To better assist in the transition of Aboriginal students into their future learning, employment, and life experiences beyond the completion of their secondary program with a Dogwood Diploma.

To improve communication between home, school and community within each school and have schools working in partnership with Aboriginal families increasing home-school involvement to improve Aboriginal student achievement.

To enhance the confidence levels of our Aboriginal learners such that they will have the dignity of knowing who they are, the knowledge of their history, and the confidence to shape their future


CMSD82 Board of Education Approval
– February 28, 2018 Regular Meeting of the Board of Education (Enhancement Agreement Goals)
– March 30, 2016 Regular Meeting of the Board of Education (Shared Vision, Mission Statement & District Goals)



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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