CMSD82 Safe Return to School Plans – 2020-2021 School Year

 

We share our updated District and School Plans related to Coast Mountains School District’s restart plan for the 2020-2021 school year, as provided below which reflect the updated Public Health Guidance documents for K-12 School Settings.

We were provided the parameters for Stage 2 from the Ministry of Education and the Provincial Health Officer.  The guidelines were developed based on the four principles.  The #1 principle is Healthy & Safety.  As you make your way through our plans, my hope is that they offer you reassurance related to your child’s safety and as they re-enter schools within Coast Mountains School District.

Our goal in the creation of these plans is to design safe environments that will provide families the reassurance that will allow them to send children back to school safely.  Please feel free to reach out to school administrators about school plans with any questions that you may have.

If you have any questions relating to the District Re-Start Plans, please email covid@cmsd.bc.ca.

Sincerely,

Janet Meyer
Superintendent of Schools

 


 

 

CMSD82 District and Schools COVID-19 Safety & Cohort Plans for your information and viewing:

 

 

CMSD82 K-12 Education Re-Start Plan – 2020-2021 School Year – Updated Sept. 11, 2020

CMSD82 District COVID-19 Safety Plan – Updated Sept. 11, 2020

Bear Valley School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Caledonia Secondary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Cassie Hall Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020
Cassie Hall Elementary School Safety Plan (Revised), Sept 14, 2020

Ecole Mountainview – Safety & Cohort Plans (Revised), Sept. 14, 2020

Hazelton Secondary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Kildala Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Kitimat City High School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020
Kitimat City High School Safety Plan (Revised), Sept. 16, 2020

Kitwanga Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plan, September 2020

Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elem School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Mount Elizabeth Middle-Sec School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020
Mt. Elizabeth Middle-Sec. School Safety Plan (Revised) – Nov. 9, 2020

Nechako Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020
Nechako Elementary School Safety Plan (Revised), Sept. 16, 2020

New Hazelton Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Northwest Trades & Employ Training Centre, Safety & Cohort Plans – Sept. 2020

Parkside Secondary School Safety & Cohort Plans (Revised), Sept 14, 2020

Skeena Middle School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Suwilaawks Community School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Thornhill Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

Thornhill Primary School – Safety & Cohort Plans (Revised), Sept. 15, 2020

Uplands Elementary School – Safety & Cohort Plans, September 2020

 

 

 

Hazelton Secondary School & New Hazelton Elementary School Administration Changes – August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021

 

CMSD82 News Release – HSS & NHES Administration Changes – August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021

 

I am writing to share with you some interim changes effective August 1, 2020 in the administrative structures at Hazelton Secondary School and New Hazelton Elementary School.

Vince Dikaitis, Principal at Hazelton Secondary School has extended his current leave.  Paul Boisvert has been appointed Principal for Hazelton Secondary School effective August 1, 2020 through to July 31, 2021.

The school district is now actively seeking a Vice Principal for Hazelton Secondary School for the 2020-2021 school year (one-year assignment) and will commence a search beginning today.

Alison Campbell, Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School is taking a medical leave effective August 1, 2020.  Jan Thorburn has been appointed Principal at New Hazelton Elementary School effective August 1, 2020 through to July 31, 2021.

We are thankful that Paul and Jan are able to provide leadership in these assignments.  Paul and Jan are passionate educators who celebrate the uniqueness of each learner optimizing learning opportunities for every student.

The school district will be providing ongoing support to Paul and Jan as they transition into these assignments ensuring a continued safe and successful learning environment for students remains the focus of Hazelton Secondary School and New Hazelton Elementary School.

Your understanding and support is appreciated as we transition through these changes.

Please join me in welcoming Paul and Jan to these leadership assignments.

 

Janet Meyer
Superintendent of Schools

 

CMSD82 Board of Education News Release, Janet Meyer Appointed Superintendent of Schools

 

CMSD82 Board of Education News Release – Janet Meyer Appointed Superintendent of Schools

 

The Board of Education is pleased to announce that Janet Meyer has accepted the Board’s offer to assume the position of Superintendent of Schools on a permanent basis. Janet has been performing that role as Acting Superintendent since June 2019. Janet succeeds Katherine McIntosh, who is seconded to the Ministry of Education, and who will not be returning as Superintendent when that secondment ends.

Janet’s appointment as Superintendent is the culmination of a long and varied career with School District 82, having worked in this District as a Teacher, a Principal, a Director of Instruction and Director of Human Resources before taking on the role of Acting Superintendent of Schools.

When Janet was appointed Acting Superintendent, the Board recognized her as a widely respected effective leader, team builder and committed educator. Throughout her career, Janet has demonstrated her passion for education, and a “children first” approach to her work. She has demonstrated her skills over the last year, as she helps the Board navigate through and implement actions recommended within the Independent Consultant’s Report and works to strengthen ties with partner groups and the community. Janet has worked tirelessly as we deal with COVID-19 and ensuring our school district provides a safe learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Janet holds a Bachelor of Education (Elementary) from the University of Victoria and a Master of Education in Leadership Studies from the University of Victoria with a focus on Indigenous Parent Participation in Schools.

The Board of Education extends congratulations to Janet on her appointment as Superintendent of Schools.

 

Shar McCrory
Chairperson, Board of Education