Coast Mountains School District 82 gives thanks, and acknowledges with respect, that the lands on which we live, work, learn and play are the traditional territories of the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples.

We are honoured to work with their children, privileged to live on these lands, and recognize that the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples as the keepers of their traditions and knowledge.

The District respects the traditional territories on which our schools and facilities are located, which includes the following ten First Nation Bands, where we dedicate our educational services to our First Nations, Inuit… Continue reading

Coast Mountains School District is looking to fill a variety of full-time and casual positions.  Give us a call at 250-638-4401 to discuss the amazing opportunities.



CMSD82 News Release – District Food Program Coordinator, Shawna Wilson  (PDF Format)


It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Shawna Wilson to the new position of District Food Program Coordinator effective January 23, 2023.  In her new role, Shawna will report to the Manager of Finance and can be reached at Local 4428.

The duties and responsibilities of the District Food Program Coordinator includes overseeing the logistics of food deliveries to schools, ensuring a coordinated approach to improving food services within Coast Mountains School District 82, seeking information on School Food Programs and… Continue reading


Friday, January 27 is a non-instructional day for students in Coast Mountains School District 82.

School staff will be participating in professional development sessions and workshops on January 27.

Classes will not be in session and buses will not be running on January 27.  The regular school schedule will resume on Monday, January 30.

Please contact your School Principal if you have any questions.



For your information, please find a link to the Superintendent’s Report to the Board prepared by our Superintendent Aaron Callaghan and presented at the virtual Regular (Public) Board of Education Meeting held on Wednesday, January 25:

CMSD82 Superintendent Report to the Board – January 25, 2023
(click on link to open)

Aaron’s report this month features an overview message of happenings this month and the month ahead as we start a New Year.  His report also shares the following updates, articles and photos/captions:

  • A Focus on the CMSD82 Strategic Plan – Teacher Recruitment Update, Student Forums and K-3… Continue reading



Coast Mountains School District 82 invites qualified Maintenance Shops to submit proposals for the provision of its Vehicle Fleet Maintenance for the service period of 2023 to 2026.

To view the terms and conditions of Request for Proposal (RFP) #01-2023 and/or to download the RFP submission form, please click here to view.

Proposals will be accepted by 3:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Friday, February 17, 2023 as outlined in the RFP #01-2023 instructions.

Inquiries or questions regarding RFP #01-2023 should be directed to the School District’s Facilities Department at (250) 638-4418.




In preparation for the 2023-2024 school year, the Board of Education is seeking the cooperation of parents/caregivers in registering new students for the StrongStart Early Learning Program, Kindergarten and Grade 1 to 12 for the upcoming school year (2023-2024) in Coast Mountains School District.

It is important that parents/caregivers take note of the specific registration deadlines and procedures.

Please visit the following pages (click on the links below to view) for the specific registration details, deadlines and options on how to register your child for the StrongStart Program and Kindergarten to Grade 12.  These pages can also… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Black History Month in Canada
  • Feb 14: Happy Valentine’s Day
  • Feb 15: Business & Education Committee Meetings
  • Feb 20: Family Day (schools are not in session)
  • Feb 22: Pink Shirt Day
  • Febr 22: Public Board Meeting (Kitimat, hybrid format)
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