• New B.C. offshore school highlights International Education Week November 19, 2014
    The first B.C. offshore school in Japan was the highlight of International Education Week celebrations at the B.C. Legislature today as Education Minister Peter Fassbender welcomed Mr. Seiji Okada, the Consul General of Japan in Vancouver, and a group of Japanese students from Victoria High school.
  • 1,006 new child-care spaces coming to B.C. families November 17, 2014
    Families in 28 communities throughout B.C. will benefit from 1,006 new licensed child-care spaces, announced Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux and Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad today at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre.
  • Celebrating International Education Week in B.C. November 17, 2014
    As the world prepares for International Education Week, a growing number of international students are seeking the benefits of learning and living in B.C.
  • Parliamentary Secretary’s statement on Bullying Awareness Week November 16, 2014
    Parliamentary Secretary for Student Support and Parent Engagement Jane Thornthwaite released the following statement at the start of Bullying Awareness Week Nov. 16-22, 2014.


For your information, please find the Declaration of Official Elections Results for the 2014 General Local School Trustee Election for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 as officially declared by Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer on November 19, 2014.

CMSD82 Declaration of Official Election Results – 2014 General Local Election

The Chief Election Officer officially declared elected the following candidates who received the highest number of valid votes for the office of:

 Trustee Electoral Area 1 (Kitimat) Margaret Warcup
 Trustee Electoral Area 1 (Kitimat) Raymond Apna-Raj
 Trustee Electoral Area 2 (Terrace) Art Erasmus (elected by acclamation)
 Trustee Electoral Area 2 (Terrace) Roger Leclerc (elected by acclamation)
 Trustee Electoral Area (Thornhill) Gary Turner (elected by acclamation)
 Trustee Electoral Area (Stewart) Angela Brand Danuser (elected by acclamation)
 Trustee Electoral Area (Hazelton) Shar MCrory

Should you require further information, or have questions, please… Continue reading

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Please note that due to icy road conditions and a travel advisory, Coast Mountains School District bus runs in Hazelton and Kitwanga have been cancelled for today, November 19, 2014.

Schools are open for students to attend.

Parents are asked to contact their School Principals should they have questions or require further information.


School Board
For your information, a summary is provided of the School Trustee Candidates and Acclaimed Candidates for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 for the 2014 General Local Election that encompasses a four-year term commencing December 2014 and terminating December 2018.  The following information is also available via the CivicInfoBC website at http://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/:


Trustee Electoral Area 1 – Kitimat – Election (Two Trustees to be Elected)

  • Apna-Raj, Raymond – #13-30 Clifford Street, Kitimat
  • Carter, Tim – 88 Skeena Street, Kitimat
  • Warcup, Margaret – #2-4730 Vesta Avenue, Terrace

Trustee Electoral Area 2 – Terrace – Acclamation

  • Erasmus, Art – 3820 Hatton Street, Terrace
  • Leclerc, Roger – 4615 Westview Drive, Terrace

Trustee Electoral Area 3 – Thornhill – Acclamation

  • Turner, Gary – 5532 Kleanza Drive, Terrace

Trustee Electoral Area 4 – Stewart – Acclamation

  • Brand Danuser, Angela – 503 11th Avenue, Stewart

Trustee Electoral Area 5 –… Continue reading

Musical Instruments

Skeena Middle School Fall Concert

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

7:30 p.m. R.E.M. Lee Theatre, Terrace

Admission by Donation

Everyone is welcome!

For more information please contact the Skeena Middle School Band Director, Susan Brower at (250) 635-9136.



Coast Mountains’ schools and the Board of Education Office will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in observance of Remembrance Day, and will re-open as regularly scheduled on Wednesday, November 12.

Remembrance Day assemblies will be held throughout our school district on Monday, November 10.

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

Coming Events

  • Nov. 10 - Business Cttee. Mtg.
  • Nov. 11 - Remembrance Day (schools not in session)
  • Nov. 12 - Education Cttee. Mtg.
  • Nov. 15 - 2014 General Local Election
  • Nov. 19 - Board Meetings
  • Nov. 21 - ProD Day (schools not in session)
  • Nov. 26 - Early Dismissal
  • Nov. 27 - Early Dismissal