Updated CMSD82 District & School COVID-19 Safety Plans – 2020-2021 School Year

 

On February 4, 2021, the Ministry of Education announced changes to the health and safety requirements in place for schools. The updates include:

  • Prevent crowding at all times; pay particular attention at the start and end of day.
  • Avoid close face-to-face contact whenever possible.
  • Assign staff to a specific cohort whenever possible.
  • Stagger recess, lunch, and class transition times whenever possible.
  • Ensure that the use of masks does not reduce or replace practicing physical distancing and other prevention measures, for both students and staff.
  • Ensure prevention measures are in place in staff-only areas, including break and meeting rooms.
  • Implement music classes according to the British Columbia Music Educators’ Association and the Coalition for Music Education in British Columbia Guidance for Music Classes.
  • Ensure physical activity is delivered in line with the guidance in this document.
  • K-12 Health Check App

The following documents were updated on February 4 in conjunction with the enhanced safety measures as the Province continues to strengthen health and safety plans in K-12 schools to keep students, teachers and staff safe during the pandemic.

The updated CMSD82 District and School COVID-19 Safety Plans reflecting the revised Provincial Health & Safety Guidelines for Kindergarten to Grade 12 are provided below for your information and viewing:

CMSD82 Education Re-Start Plan- 2020-2021 School Year – Updated Feb. 11, 2020
Bear Valley School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 21, 2021
Caledonia Secondary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 5, 2021
Cassie Hall Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 4, 2021
Ecole Mountainview – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – February 11, 2021
Hazelton Secondary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 19, 2021
Kildala Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 18, 2021
Kitimat City High School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 10, 2021
Kitwanga Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 23, 2021
Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elem. School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 24, 2021
Mount Elizabeth Middle-School Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 18, 2021
Nechako Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan, Feb. 16, 2021
New Hazelton Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 24, 2021
Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre – Updated Safety Plan, Feb. 5, 2021
Parkside Secondary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 11, 2021
Skeena Middle School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 5, 2021
Suwilaawks Community School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 10, 2021
Thornhill Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 8, 2021
Thornhill Primary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 23, 2021
Uplands Elementary School – Updated COVID-19 Safety Plan – Feb. 9, 2021

If you have specific questions related to COVID-19, please do not hesitate to forward your questions to covid@cmsd.bc.ca, which comes directly to the Superintendent’s email inbox.  If District staff cannot answer your questions, we will reach out to other organizations to secure the answer and respond to you.

CMSD82 Strategic Planning Engagement – February 17 to April 15, 2021

 

Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 (CMSD82) is holding a series of virtual Strategic Planning Engagement Sessions.  These sessions will provide an opportunity for everyone to participate and have their voice heard.  This input will play an important role in the direction of School District 82 in the next five years.

We share the following links to an introductory video that speaks to the CMSD82 Strategic Planning process as well as the CMSD82 Strategic Planning Engagement Poster for your information and for sharing with family and friends:

Introductory Video – CMSD82 Strategic Planning Process

CMSD82 Strategic Planning Engagement Invitation Poster

 What is Thought Exchange? – YouTube Demo Video

Low Tech Feedback Form – CMSD82 Strategic Planning

An invitation is extended for everyone’s participation in one of the five virtual interactive sessions as listed below.  All sessions will be recorded and available for viewing on CMSD82’s YouTube Channel.

Strategic Planning Engagement Interactive Zoom Sessions

Wednesday, February 17 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Friday, February 26 – 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 3 – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 9 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 15 – 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Zoom links for each interactive session are available here.

To stay engaged in the CMSD82 Strategic Planning process from February 17 to April 15, 2021, please access the following social media venues:

CMSD82 Twitter Account @CoastMtnSD – #NAUWU
The backgrounder to #NAUWU (“Nothing About Us Without Us”) will
be shared with participants during the interactive sessions.

CMSD82 Website – www.cmsd.bc.ca

Thoughtexchange (click on link) – A Crowd Sourcing Platform
A live information exchange platform that allows interaction with other individuals’ ideas.
An introduction
to Thoughtexchange will be offered during the interactive sessions.
Your input is welcome until April 16, 2021.

Your input will assist the Board of Education in the creation and development of the next Strategic Plan for School District 82.  We look forward to your participation and welcome your input.  

For further information, please contact Carole Gagnon, Executive Assistant at the Board of Education Office at (250) 638-4401 or 1-855-635-4931, extension 4401.

PRINCIPAL’S LIST, HONOR ROLL, HONORABLE MENTION ELIGIBILTY

The Principal’s List, Honor Roll & Honorable Mention are calculated from the GPA System.

  • Principal’s List = 4.00,
  • Honor Roll = 3.25 – 3.99,
  • Honorable Mention = 3.00 – 3.24

Grade equivalents are as follows:

  •  A = 4.00
  • B = 3.00
  • C+ = 2.50
  • C = 2.00
  • C- = 1.00

 

  •  The GPA will be calculated by adding up the Grade equivalents, and dividing by the number of courses.
  • . Students must have three or more courses.
  • If a student has an “F”, or an “I”, the student will not qualify.
  • If a student has an “N” (Needs Improvement) for a Work Habit, the student will not qualify. This is even if the student has straight A’s.
  • Students must complete a minimum of six weeks of work each term in each subject