In June 2019, the Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 initiated a review to address concerns that were raised by students, parents, partner groups and communities. In order to ensure the process was objective and thorough, the Board of Education contracted Independent Consultant, Dianne Turner.

Ms. Turner was tasked to gather relevant information and provide recommendations for future actions to the Board of Education. The intent of this process was to address concerns raised within the school district and to identify processes moving forward, with the priority being placed on the well-being and learning of students… Continue reading

CMSD82 News Release – Administrative Changes, Ecole Mountainview – January 1, 2020


I am writing to share with you changes in the administrative structure at Ecole Mountainview.

Effective January 1, 2020, Eric Gearey, Principal at Ecole Mountainview will be transitioning to the position of Vice Principal at Uplands Elementary School and Cindy Sousa, currently Vice Principal at Uplands Elementary School, has been appointed Principal at Ecole Mountainview.

Eric and Cindy are both passionate educators and administrators who have a reputation for working tirelessly towards positive learning success for all students.

Please be assured that the school district will be… Continue reading



Coast Mountains’ schools and the Board of Education Office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Remembrance Day, and will re-open as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, November 12.

Remembrance Day assemblies will be held throughout our school district on Friday, November 8.

On this Remembrance Day, we pay tribute to those past and present who served our country with courage and compassion.  Lest we forget …




CMSD82 New Release – Worrisome Video Post, Caledonia Secondary School, October 26, 2019  (PDF Format)


A safety concern was brought to our attention that involved threat related behaviour at Caledonia Secondary School late Saturday, October 26.  School administration were alerted to a YouTube video posted by a student that contained some worrisome content.

We immediately activated our multi-disciplinary Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) process which involves police and other key community partners. The threat was assessed and steps were immediately taken to address the concern and ensure appropriate supports were in place for all concerned.

I… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Ray McDonald, Secretary Treasurer Resignation – Jan. 24, 2020


It is with regret that we announce the resignation of Ray McDonald, Secretary Treasurer effective January 24, 2020. Ray has accepted the position of Secretary Treasurer with the Vancouver Island North School District No. 85 and will assume his role effective February 1, 2020.

Ray has decided to return to Port McNeill to be closer to his family. He joined Coast Mountains School District on January 7, 2019 in the position of Secretary Treasurer.

The school district extends its sincere thanks to Ray for his… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Dec 11: Business Cttee Mtg
  • Dec 11: Education Cttee Mtg
  • Dec 18: Regular Board Mtg (Terrace)
  • Dec 21: Last Day of School before Winter Break
  • Dec 23-Jan 3: Winter Break (schools are not in session)
  • Dec 25: Christmas Day
  • Dec 26: Boxing Day
  • Happy Holiday Season!
  • Jan 1: New Years Day
  • Happy New Year!
  • Jan 6: Back to School following Winter Break