CMSD82 News Release – Alanna Cameron, Secretary Treasurer Resignation

It is with mixed emotions that we share the resignation of Alanna Cameron, Secretary Treasurer effective December 21, 2018. Alanna has accepted the position of Secretary Treasurer with the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District (Salmon Arm) and will assume her new role in January 2019.

Alanna joined Coast Mountains School District in December 2003 in the position of Accountant. She rose to the position of Director of Finance in June 2009 before assuming the role of Acting Secretary Treasurer in October 2010. Alanna was appointed to the position of Secretary Treasurer in November 2011, a position she has held until present.

Coast Mountains School District extends its sincere gratitude and appreciation to Alanna for her long-term service, and for the significant and valuable contributions made over the past 15 years, in moving the school district forward with the importance of focusing… Continue reading


For your information, please find the Declaration of Candidates for School Trustees for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82, as officially signed off by Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer at the Close of the Nomination Period (4:00 p.m. today, September 14) for the October 20, 2018 General Local Election.

Declaration of Candidates – CMSD82 School Trustee 2018 General Local Election

Should you require further information or have questions, please contact Cathy Jackson at (250) 635-1907 or visit the CivicInfoBC Election Reporting website at which provides a province-wide listing of candidates running for office at the local level on October 20, 2018.




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.

Local school trustee elections allow… Continue reading



Dear Parents and Guardians,

I would like to welcome the school community to the 2018-2019 School Year!   We are looking forward to working with all of you this year on behalf of Coast Mountains learners, and continue to make progress towards our district goals.

Shared Vision …“Coast Mountains School District: creating opportunities for learning, opportunities for life.”

District Goals … Raise literacy and numeracy levels for all of our learners.  Graduation for every learner; crossing the stage with dignity, purpose and options.  Enhance learner engagement, opportunities and choice through personalized learning.

I look forward to continue leading the way to turn these goals into reality, and I hope you will all join the Board of Education, School District 82 staff and myself in this quest for successful learning.

School Opening … the first day of school will be Wednesday, September 5. … Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Sept 3: Labour Day
  • Sept 4: Curriculum Implementation Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 5: First Day of School (schools will be in session for approx. 2 hours in the morning)
  • Sept 6: First Full 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)