In June 2019, the Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 initiated a review to address concerns that were raised by students, parents, partner groups and communities. In order to ensure the process was objective and thorough, the Board of Education contracted Independent Consultant, Dianne Turner.
Ms. Turner was tasked to gather relevant information and provide recommendations for future actions to the Board of Education. The intent of this process was to address concerns raised within the school district and to identify processes moving forward, with the priority being placed on the well-being and learning of students in the district.
The Board of Education received Ms. Turner’s report and recommendations on November 27, 2019. The report is provided by accessing the following link:
On behalf of the Board of Education, we extend our appreciation to those who brought forward concerns and who were willing to be interviewed.
The next steps are to share the report and conduct a series of consultations. A public consultation forum will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre (formerly the Thornhill Junior/Secondary School) located at 3120 Highway 16 East in Terrace. If you are unable to attend the public consultation forum, or you prefer to submit your thoughts electronically, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board of Education invites all interested parties to attend the public consultation forum to provide input into this dialogue and share their views on action planning.
Public participation is encouraged. Input and feedback is welcomed and valued by the Board of Education.
Should you require further assistance, please feel free to contact Carole Gagnon, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education at (250) 638-4401.
Chairperson, Board of Education
Caledonia’s performing arts students will be putting on a production of Walt Disney’s Cinderella at the REM Lee theatre on December 12th, 13th, and 14th. Tickets are available at Misty River Books for the production, but they are quickly selling, so get yours soon! Show times are at 8:00 each evening. Come out to see a fantastic production and support Caledonia performing arts!
Coast Mountains’ schools and the Board of Education Office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Remembrance Day, and will re-open as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, November 12.
Remembrance Day assemblies will be held throughout our school district on Friday, November 8.
On this Remembrance Day, we pay tribute to those past and present who served our country with courage and compassion. Lest we forget …