Coast Mountains School District is a vibrant learning community serving approx. 4,500 students in Grades K-12 and their families.  Trustees are responsible for the governance of education at the local level, and our seven-member Board of Education plays a key role in support of quality education services across our school district.

Local government elections in British Columbia are held every four years.  This includes elections for mayors, councillors, regional district electoral area directors, school trustees, local community commissioners and park board commissioners.  Local government elections are held on the third Saturday in October which also includes school trustees.  The next elections for school trustees will be held on October 20, 2018.  Elections and by-elections are conducted according to the rules and regulations set out in the Local Government Act which governs local government elections throughout British Columbia.

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If you are a student who is required to take a Provincial Exam this summer, please read the information below. Additional information can be found on the Ministry of Education website.

Since all exams are electronic, you can locate the sample exams through the Ministry website link shared above.  If you have never attempted an electronic exam, it is suggested that you take the time to practice with the ‘past exams’.

Electronic Exams:
All Grade 12 required Provincial Exams will be administered electronically.

Exam Centre Location:
Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre (NTETC), 3120 Highway 16 East, Terrace – (Google map directions

Important Notation:
For complete information about the New Graduation Program, please visit

August Exam Schedule:
August 2 and 3 – access the following link for information regarding the August 2018 Provincial Exams Information.

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For your information … we share the highlights of what happened at the Regular (Public) Board of Education Meeting held on June 20.  Please access the following link to view the highlights:

CMSD82 June 20, 2018 Regular Board Meeting Highlights

The next Regular (Public) Board Meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Office in Terrace.

Further information on meeting proceedings can be obtained by contacting Carole Gagnon, Executive Assistant at the Board of Education Office at (250) 638-4401 or via email at



For your information … kindly note Coast Mountains School District’s 2018 District-Wide School Summer Closure is scheduled from Saturday, July 14 through to Sunday, August 12 inclusive to accommodate maintenance activities during that time.

Unless authorized by our Facilities Department, the scheduling of summer extracurricular events or activities held in school facilities must be coordinated outside of the 2018 District-Wide School Summer Closure period (July 14 to August 12 inclusive).

Please note … schools will be accessible to School Staff effective Monday, August 13 (school fobs will be reactivated effective August 13).

School staff are asked to contact their School Principal for assistance, should you have questions or require additional information.

For external inquiries, please contact our Director of Facility Services, Travis Elwood at (250) 638-4405.



Coming Events

  • Summer Holidays!!
  • Sept 3: Labour Day
  • Sept 4: Curriculum Implementation Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 5: First Day of School
  • Sept 19: Business Committee Meeting
  • Sept 19: Education Committee Meeting
  • Sept 21: ProD Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 26: Board of Education Meetings (Terrace)