While teachers and schools will have primary responsibility for continuous learning, the BC government has launched a website entitled Keeping Learning BC on March 27 to provide learning resources and supports for K-12 students while in-class instruction is suspended.  This is a central place where families can find ideas for everyday educational activities, annotated links to free learning resources, as well as how to help children learn and how to ensure their well-being while they are at home. Keep Learning BC is available at: www.openschool.bc.ca/keeplearning/

The Keep Learning BC website will have helpful guides to maintain routines and stay… Continue reading


A regular update is provided to school districts from the Ministries of Education and Health to share with our school communities. Here is the update for March 27, 2020.  We will continue to share updates with you as we receive them.

There are currently 792 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in B.C., which includes 67 new cases reported for March 27.

School districts around the province have been asked to share a letter to parents from Education Minister Rob Fleming and the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils.

Parent Resources

Frequently Asked Questions on Continuity of Learning for the… Continue reading

A Message for CMSD82 Staff, Students & Families

Coast Mountains School District 82 continues to work closely with the Provincial Health Officer, the Ministries of Health and Education, and Northern Health in monitoring the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  We all play an important role in preventing the spread of COVID-19 within our school communities.

We share some general operation details for your immediate information, in an effort to provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 and the impacts to our school district:

  • As we prepare to support student learning from a distance, schools are not open to students, the… Continue reading


Coast Mountains School District 82 is committed to keeping staff, students, parents and school communities informed during the COVID-19 crisis.  We have updated the school district’s website to include a COVID 19 menu on the home page menu bar to provide a centralized area for regular updates from the school district, the Provincial Health Officer, the Ministry of Education, safety and health issues, etc.

The COVID-19 menu provides a drop-down feature for quick access to the following informational categories.  We will provide regular updates. 

  • Communications to Employees & Families
  • Provincial Health Updates & Resources
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A Video Message Update from Acting Superintendent of Schools for Staff, Students and Families

There are many questions about what will happen on Monday, March 30 for CMSD82 staff, students and families in the wake of the news that in-classroom instruction has been suspended until further notice.

Coast Mountains School District 82 is committed to regular communication with families and students, and with staff in the school district during this unprecedented situation and we ask for everyone’s patience as the school district prepares our continuity of learning plan.  Schools remain closed to the public as school staff make… Continue reading

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Coming Events

  • March 11 & 12: Early Dismissal
  • March 16-27: Spring Break (schools are not in session)
  • The provincial government has suspended in-class instruction in all BC schools until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Note: There are no Committee Meetings or Board of Education Meetings sheduled in March 2020.