• Student Success Story - Vlad Pomogaev August 24, 2016
    Vladislav Pomogaev, a recent Riverside Secondary graduate, is a self-taught electronics and software whiz. One of his projects has taken him to Montreal for the Canada-Wide Science Fair.
  • Back to school tips and links for students and their families August 23, 2016
    As families get ready to send over 600,000 students back to school, there are lots of great resources available to make the transition to the classroom easier – and get a start on getting ready for life after high school.
  • Student success story: Janice Pang August 17, 2016
    Pinetree Secondary graduate Janice Pang is finally relaxing this summer after working hard for many years on several significant scientific projects aimed at helping those with Type 2 diabetes.
  • Grant supporting the future of B.C. children celebrates one-year anniversary August 15, 2016
    The families of more than 32,000 B.C. children born in 2007 or later have taken up the opportunity to kick-start their education savings during the first year of the $1,200 British Columbia Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG).



Dear Parents and Guardians,

I would like to welcome the school community to the 2016-2017 School Year!   We are looking forward to working with all of you this year on behalf of Coast Mountains learners, and continue to make progress towards our district goals.

Shared Vision …“Coast Mountains School District: creating opportunities for learning, opportunities for life.”

District Goals … Raise literacy 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.

I look forward to continue leading the way to turn these goals into reality, and I hope you will all join the Board of Education, School District 82 staff and myself in this quest for successful learning.

School Opening … the first day of school will be Wednesday, September 7.  We… Continue reading




CMSD82 News Release – 2016-2017 Leadership Staffing News – Aug. 22, 2016 (PDF Format)


Coast Mountains School District wishes to announce the resignation of Ms. Louise Ormerod effective August 31, 2016 to pursue other career opportunities. Most recently appointed to the Vice Principal position at Caledonia Secondary School, Louise served the school district as Principal at Parkside Secondary School for the past ten years. The district thanks Louise for her many contributions and years of service, and extends its best wishes to Louise in her future endeavors.

Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Robin MacLeod to the position of Vice Principal at Caledonia Secondary School effective September 1, 2016.

Currently a Counsellor at Caledonia Secondary School, Robin is a long time and highly respected Terrace educator. Her academic background includes a Master Degree in Education with a focus in Administration from… Continue reading



CMSD82 Internal Release – K. Tanner Resignation, District Accountant  (PDF Format)


Coast Mountains School District wishes to announce that Kory Tanner, District Accountant, has accepted an appointment to the position of Manager of Finance & Human Resources with Nisga’a School District No. 92 effective September 1, 2016.

Kory joined Coast Mountains School District in September 1988 and served the district in various support staff roles within the Terrace and Thornhill communities including the positions of Accounting Clerk and BCeSIS Coordinator, and most recently as District Accountant.

The district extends its sincere thanks to Kory for her long-term service and for her many contributions made during her tenure with the school district.

Coast Mountains School District is now actively seeking a new District Accountant and will conduct a search beginning this week.

Our very best wishes are extended to Kory for success in her future endeavors.


Alanna… Continue reading



CMSD82 2016-2017 Leadership Staffing Appointment – Lionel Brideson, BVS Principalship  (PDF Format)


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the leadership staffing appointment of Mr. Lionel Brideson to the position of Principal at Bear Valley School effective August 1, 2016.

Mr. Brideson brings a wealth of experience to Bear Valley School from his progression of roles in the K-12 public education sector as a teacher, school administrator, superintendent of special education and consultant within Alberta, Saskatchewan and most recently the Yukon. Mr. Brideson has over 20 years’ experience as a school administrator in both the elementary and secondary public education environments. He holds a Master of Arts degree in curriculum and administration from the Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and a Bachelor of Education degree in reading, language arts, drama and physical education from the University of Calgary.

Mr. Brideson is… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Summer Holidays!
  • Sept 5: Labour Day (stat holiday)
  • Sept 6: Curriculum Implem. Day (schools not in session)
  • Sept 7: First Day of School
  • Sept 14: Education Cttee Mtg
  • Sept 14: Education Cttee Mtg
  • Sept 23: ProD Day (schools not in session)
  • Sept 28: Board Meetings