CMSD82 Internal News Release – Acknowledging the Loss of an Amazing Colleague, Dave Cater  (PDF Format)


It is with heartfelt sadness that we inform employees of the passing of school district retiree, Dave Cater on January 30, 2019. Dave passed away peacefully surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer.

Dave joined the school district in September 1981 in a teaching assignment at Kitwanga Elementary Secondary School followed by teaching assignments at South Hazelton Elementary School. In 1988, Dave assumed a position at Uplands Elementary in Terrace, a position he held until his retirement in 2014. Upon his retirement, Dave became a Teacher on Call and enjoyed his time going from school to school in Terrace filling in leaves for colleagues.

During his tenure with the school district, Dave was very active in the extracurricular activities, in particular coaching of athletic teams. He was highly… Continue reading


For the information of CMSD82 parents and guardians in the Hazelton and Kitwanga areas.

Please note that all bus routes in the Hazeltons and Kitwanga are cancelled today, February 1 due to freezing rain and compact snow on the highways.

Schools will remain open for students to attend.

Parents/guardians should contact their School Principal should they have any further questions.



In preparation for the 2019-2020 school year, the Board of Education is seeking the cooperation of parents/guardians in registering their child on the following dates.  Pre-registration is requested in order to provide the School District Administration the time to plan staffing to meet school needs.

Schools are open to take registration for Kindergarten from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. between January 14, 2019 and March 15, 2019.

The School District will make every effort to place students who have registered by March 15, 2019 in their catchment area school.  Students registering after March 15, 2019 may not be granted place in their catchment area school.

To be eligible for entry to school in September 2019 students must be five years of age on or before December 31, 2019.  A birth certificate, proof of immunization, a BC Care Card and… Continue reading




2019-2020 CMSD82 New Student Registration & Cross-Boundary Application Notice  (click on link to open)


School District 82 Policy 1030 outlines student attendance/catchment area procedures in accordance with Ministry of Education policies on Schools of Choice.  It is important that parents take note of specific deadlines defined within this policy and ensure the procedures listed below are followed:

  1. Students must be registered at their catchment area school.
  2. Cross Boundary/Out-of-Catchment Applications:  After registering at your catchment area school, applications must be received at your school of choice by February 14, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.
  3. Confirmation of Cross Boundary Applications:  By the first Friday following school opening, or as soon as possible following this date, pending staffing allocations and school configurations.  Unsuccessful applicants may be held on a waiting list for the subsequent school year.  Parents/guardians applying for… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Manager of Finance Appointment, Lynda Lang – January 1, 2019


Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynda Lang to the position of Manager of Finance effective January 1, 2019.

Lynda has served in the role of Accountant within the district’s Finance Department since September 2016. The experience and knowledge she gained in this role as well as her demonstrated abilities and skillset will serve her well in her new position as the Manager of Finance.  Lynda’s previous experience includes working as an Accounts Payable Clerk from 2012 to 2016 in the Finance Department and as a Bookkeeper at Skeena Middle School from 2009 to 2012.

Her background includes a Business Technology Certificate with specialization in computerized accounting and a Business Administration Certificate from the Northwest Community College in Terrace. Lynda also holds a Business Administration Diploma… Continue reading