To honour those who suffered trauma and harm at the former residential school in Kamloops, to their families and communities who are mourning, and to all impacted by this devastating news, BC schools were asked to lower their flags to half-mast until further notice, as a sign of respect.  We continue to reflect on all those touched by the news from the Tk‘emlups te Secwepemc First Nation.  This is a grim reminder of the trauma of the residential school system and the impacts that remain in our province today.

This discovery can be triggering and we… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Annette McAlpine Krumins, Cassie Hall Elem School Vice Principal Appointment – Aug. 1, 2021 (PDF Format)


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Annette McAlpine Krumins to the position of Vice Principal at Cassie Hall Elementary School effective August 1, 2021.

Annette brings a diverse background and experience to her new position having held elementary teaching positions in the Yukon and in Ontario.  Her work in schools has always portrayed an emphasis on putting students first and building positive relationships with students, parents, staff… Continue reading


For your information … we share the highlights of what happened at the Regular (Public) Board of Education Meeting held on June 16, 2021.  Please access the following link to view the highlights:

CMSD82 June 16, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Highlights

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





In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, please find links to the School Supply Lists as provided by Coast Mountains School District schools.  Please reference the additional notations detailed below.



CMSD82 News Release – Stacey Rodrigues, MEMSS Vice Principal Appointment – Aug. 1, 2021  (PDF Format)


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacey Rodrigues to the position of Vice Principal at Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School effective August 1, 2021.

Stacey, who was born and raised in Kitimat, attended local schools and is a graduate of Mount Elizabeth Middle/Secondary School.  She returned to her home community and joined the school district in April 2015 as a Teacher Teaching-On-Call.  Stacey held various temporary teaching assignments before assuming… Continue reading

Bear Valley School celebrated its 2021 Graduating Class with an outdoor Graduation Ceremony held on June 22.  The new bear carvings located at the entrance to Bear Valley School were also in the Grad 2021 spirit!  The beautiful carvings were designed by Roderick Brown of Coho Wood, a local business in Terrace that complemented the school’s motto “Home of the Grizzlies and Cubs”.


While School District 82’s graduation ceremonies looked different again this year due to current provincial COVID-19 restrictions, they remain a meaningful way for students, staff and families to celebrate this important milestone and to… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • June 28-Sept. 6: Summer Holidays - be safe and have fun, see you in September!
  • July 1: Canada Day
  • August 2: BC Day
  • Sept 6: Labour Day
  • Sept 7: First Day Back to School
  • Sept 22: Business Cttee Mtg
  • Sept 22: Education Cttee Mtg
  • Sept 24: District In-Service Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 29: Board Mtg (Terrace)

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