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In preparation for the 2019-2020 school year, the Board of Education is seeking the cooperation of parents/guardians in registering their child on the following dates.  Pre-registration is requested in order to provide the School District Administration the time to plan staffing to meet school needs.

Schools are open to take registration for Kindergarten from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. between January 14, 2019 and March 15, 2019.

The School District will make every effort to place students who have registered by March 15, 2019 in their catchment area school.  Students registering after March 15, 2019 may not be granted place in their catchment area school.

To be eligible for entry to school in September 2019 students must be five years of age on or before December 31, 2019.  A birth certificate, proof of immunization, a BC Care Card and… Continue reading




2019-2020 CMSD82 New Student Registration & Cross-Boundary Application Notice  (click on link to open)


School District 82 Policy 1030 outlines student attendance/catchment area procedures in accordance with Ministry of Education policies on Schools of Choice.  It is important that parents take note of specific deadlines defined within this policy and ensure the procedures listed below are followed:

  1. Students must be registered at their catchment area school.
  2. Cross Boundary/Out-of-Catchment Applications:  After registering at your catchment area school, applications must be received at your school of choice by February 14, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.
  3. Confirmation of Cross Boundary Applications:  By the first Friday following school opening, or as soon as possible following this date, pending staffing allocations and school configurations.  Unsuccessful applicants may be held on a waiting list for the subsequent school year.  Parents/guardians applying for… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Manager of Finance Appointment, Lynda Lang – January 1, 2019


Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynda Lang to the position of Manager of Finance effective January 1, 2019.

Lynda has served in the role of Accountant within the district’s Finance Department since September 2016. The experience and knowledge she gained in this role as well as her demonstrated abilities and skillset will serve her well in her new position as the Manager of Finance.  Lynda’s previous experience includes working as an Accounts Payable Clerk from 2012 to 2016 in the Finance Department and as a Bookkeeper at Skeena Middle School from 2009 to 2012.

Her background includes a Business Technology Certificate with specialization in computerized accounting and a Business Administration Certificate from the Northwest Community College in Terrace. Lynda also holds a Business Administration Diploma… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Retirement Director of HR & Appointment of New Director of HR – Dec. 20, 2018


It saddens us to announce the retirement of Cam MacKay, Director of Human Resources effective August 31, 2019. It is difficult if not impossible to sum up his achievements over the past 32 years of dedicated service.

Cam joined the school district in in September 1987. In 2005, Cam assumed the role of Principal at Caledonia Secondary School, which he held for nine years before assuming the role of Director of Human Resources on January 1, 2014. He is highly regarded and a respected long-time educator within the school district having held many years of outstanding classroom teaching and administrative positions.

Cam has been an integral part of our school district for the past 32 years. We all recognize Cam’s outstanding leadership abilities, unconditional dedication, compassionate approach, strong sense… Continue reading


Dear CMSD82 Staff, Parents/Guardians and Partner Groups,tis-the-season

May the Holiday Season ahead be peaceful and enjoyable.  Before you go your various ways for the holidays, I want to sincerely thank each of you for the contribution you make to the success of Coast Mountains School District and to the success of our learners.  Together we are making a difference in the learning experiences and opportunities for each of our students.

Thank you again for all you do for the young people and their families that we serve, and enjoy this special time of the year.


Katherine McIntosh
Superintendent of Schools