Attention Kitimat Cablecar & Kitamaat Village Parents & Guardians:

Due to a bus driver shortage, Kitimat Bus Run #37 (Cablecar) and Bus Run #40 (Kitamaat Village) will be combined effective Monday, December 6 until further notice.

Please access the following link to view the “revised schedule” noting the combined run will pick up Kitamaat Village students approx. 15 minutes earlier and Cablecar students approx. 35 minutes later than normal.

Combined Kitimat Bus Runs #37 (Cablecar) & #40 (Kitamaat Village) – Dec. 6, 2021

Parents/guardians are asked to contact the school district’s Transportation Department at (250) 638-4418 should they… Continue reading


On December 6, we observe the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women established by the Parliament of Canada in 1991 to mark the anniversary of the 1989 murders of 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, who were killed because of their gender.  We come together to remember the victims, while also reflecting on the woman, girls, LGBTQI2S and gender diverse individuals for whom gender-based violence continues to be a daily reality.

To mark Coast Mountains School District’s commitment in observance of The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against… Continue reading


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 is engaging employees, students, parents and the wider community to understand the potential implications of implementing a vaccine policy.  On behalf of the Board of Education, we seek your feedback related to a potential vaccine policy for all CMSD82 staff.

 We invite you to share your feedback by 4:30 p.m. December 14, 2021 by accessing the following Thoughtexchange survey link prepared by Superintendent Janet Meyer on behalf of the Board of the Education.  This ThoughtExchange is the Board of Education’s mechanism for consultation.
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CMSD82 Internal News Release, Acknowledging the Loss of an Amazing Colleague, Steven McPhillips – Dec. 1, 2021 


It is with a deep sense of loss and profound sadness, that I share the passing of school district employee, Steven (Steve) McPhillips on December 1, 2021 at his home in Terrace.

Steve joined the school district on September 8, 2009 in the position of Purchasing Agent.  During his time, Steve was skilled at finding ways to purchase in such a way that was efficient and cost effective.  He was relentless with vendors about getting the best possible deal… Continue reading



COVID-19 vaccination is now authorized by Health Canada for children five and older.  Getting young people vaccinated helps protect them and the people around them.

Coast Mountains School District 82 (CMSD82) supports families to receive trusted information about vaccines for children ages 5-11 by sharing the following resource information provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC):

BCCDC COVID-19 Vaccination for children 5-11 years old resource

Please note that at this time vaccination clinics will not be held in CMSD82 schools during instructional hours.

Consent is required for children ages 5-11 to be vaccinated and consent… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Dec 6 - National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women
  • Dec 8 - Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Dec 8 - Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Dec 15 - Regular (Public) Board Meeting (in-person, Terrace)
  • Dec 20 to Jan 3 - Winter Break (schools are not in session)
  • Have a Happy Holiday Season .. be safe and have fun!
  • Jan 4 - First day back to school following Winter Break
  • Happy New Year! Best Wishes for 2022!

Northern Health Info Line

COVID-19 Online Clinic and Info Line for Northern BC residents: