Coast Mountains School District 82 gives thanks, and acknowledges with respect, that the lands on which we work, learn and play are the traditional territories of the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples.

We are honoured to work with their children, privileged to live on these lands, and recognize that the Gitxsan, Haisla, Nisga’a and Tsimshian Peoples as the keepers of their traditions and knowledge.

The District respects the traditional territories on which our schools and facilities are located, which includes the following ten First Nation Bands, where we dedicate our educational services to our First Nations, Inuit and Métis,… Continue reading


For your information and interest … please find a link to the agenda package for the “hybrid” Coast Mountains Board of Education Regular (Public) Board Meeting scheduled at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25.

Kindly note that meeting participants can attend the meeting in person at the Board of Education Office or attend virtually via Zoom.  The Board of Education Office is located at 3211 Kenney Street, Terrace (Building A).

CMSD82 Regular Board Meeting – May 25, 2022 – Agenda Package
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To join the Regular Board Meeting via Zoom, please access the following… Continue reading

In Coast Mountains School District 82, we are proud of our successes and the positive impact we have on students’ lives.  Our Board of Education remains committed to putting students at the centre of everything we do with special thanks to the hard work and commitment of our staff who are highly skilled, motivated and committed to the well-being, inclusion and success of our students in every one of our schools.  We are always challenging ourselves to be even better for our students.

As School District 82 continues to grow and evolve, our Board of Education has developed… Continue reading


For your information … please note the 2022 District-Wide School Summer Closure is scheduled from 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 18 through to 12:00 noon, Monday, August 22 to accommodate maintenance activities during that time.

Important Notations:

  • FOB access for teaching staff will be turned off at 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 18 through to 12:00 noon, Monday, August 22.
  • Staff that may require access during the 2022 District-Wide School Summer Closure, should contact their School Principal for assistance.
  • School Principals will continue to have FOB access during the summer closure period.
  • Unless authorized by our Facilities Department, the scheduling of… Continue reading

The School Calendar Committee for Coast Mountains School District 82 was reconvened on April 12, 2022 to revisit the 2022-2023 School Calendar further to the province’s announcement on March 23, 2022, that the government of B.C. has advised all provincial public sector employers to recognize September 30, 2022, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, as a holiday for this year on a without prejudice basis.

Like last year, this is a temporary measure while the province continues to engage Indigenous partners and the business community to determine how B.C. will observe September 30 for future years.  The government… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Vice Principal Appointment, Suwilaawks Community School, August 1, 2022  (PDF Format)


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Joel Ewald to the position of Vice Principal of Suwilaawks Community School effective August 1, 2022.

Joel joined the School District on September 1, 2019, in a Primary Classroom Teacher position at Suwilaawks Community School and has since been part of the school’s teaching staff.  He was born and raised in the Northwest, with a strong sense of place and tie to local landscapes, people… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Child Care Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • May 5 – National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
  • May 8 – Happy Mother’s Day
  • May 11 – Business Cttee Mtg
  • May 11 – Education Cttee Mtg
  • May 23 – Victoria Day (schools are not in session)
  • May 25 – Regular (Public) Board Meeting (hybrid meeting – in-person or virtual)
  • May 27 – Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)
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