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Coast Mountains School District 82 gives thanks, and acknowledges with respect, that the lands on which we live, work, learn aare 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



On behalf of Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer for School District 82, Cathy Jackson, please be informed that Pamela Mikolayczyk, candidate for the office of School Trustee for Electoral Area 5 (Hazelton) for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 has withdrawn her candidacy for the 2022 General Local Election.

Pursuant to section 101(2) of the Local Government Act, the Minister of Education and Child Care has provided approval for Ms. Mikolayczyk’s withdrawal as a candidate for the office of School Trustee for School District 82.

For your reference, please find attached the amended Notice of… 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, September 28.

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 – September 28, 2022 – Agenda Package
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To join the Regular Board Meeting via Zoom, please access the following… Continue reading


Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022Monday, September 26 to Friday, September 30 – is Truth & Reconciliation Week in Canada.  This is an opportunity for learning together about the truth and acting together in reconciliation.  This year’s promoted theme is “Remembering the Children” with student and educator packages available for free download at: https://bit.ly/3UsEap8

On September 30, 2022, Canada will recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation that honours the lost children and the survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities.  September 30 will be a day of… Continue reading


We share the Declaration of Election by Voting officially declared by Cathy Jackson, Chief Election Officer for Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82, pursuant to Section 98 of the Local Government Act, that an election by voting is to be held for the following office.

Office of School Trustee, Trustee Electoral Area 4 (Stewart) – one person to be elected.  The candidates for the office of School Trustee are:

  • Ms. Michelle Day, 417 11th Avenue, Stewart, B.C. V0T 1W0
  • Mr. Wayne Jones, 1802 Yukon Drive, Stewart, B.C. V0T 1W0

Office of School Trustee, Trustee Electoral… Continue reading


What is FSA?

In accordance to the School Act, Coast Mountains School District 82 (CMSD82), will be administering the Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) to all grade 4 and 7 students from October 3 to November 10, 2022.  This is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students’ academic skills in grades 4 and 7, and provides parents, teachers, schools, school districts and the Ministry of Education and Child Care with important information on how well students are progressing in the foundation skills of Literacy and Numeracy.

Why is the FSA important? 
To ensure that we continue… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • June 29-Sept 5 – Summer Break
  • Sept 5 – Labour Day Holiday
  • Sept 6 – First Day of School (All students except Kindergarten students will be in attendance for approx. 2 hours as arranged by the school – Kindergarten students will begin on the date arranged by the school)
  • Sept 7 – Regular School Hours & Bus Runs
  • Sept 19 – National Day of Mourning for her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral Service (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 21 – Business & Education Ctte Mtgs
  • Sept 23 – District In-Service Day (non-instructional day)
  • Sept 28 – Board of Education Mtgs (Terrace)
  • Sept 30 – Orange Shirt Day & National Day for Truth & Reconciliation (schools are not in session)
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