• More Richmond students will learn in seismically safer schools January 21, 2021
    Nearly 700 more students in Richmond soon will be learning in safer schools when seismic upgrades are complete at James Whiteside and William Bridge elementary schools.
  • Joint statement on Black Shirt Day January 15, 2021
    Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, and Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, have released the following statement to mark Black Shirt Day on Jan. 15, 2021:
  • New Westminster students benefiting from new school January 12, 2021
    The wait is over for students in New Westminster who have begun the New Year in a new, modern, engaging and inspiring secondary school that will benefit the community now and in the future.
  • Safer school for Aldergrove elementary students January 8, 2021
    Students and staff at Shortreed Community Elementary school in Aldergrove will be better protected in the event of an earthquake, thanks to planned seismic upgrades.
Link to CMSD School Options


An Important Message for all CMSD82 Teachers and Support Staff:

Your health and safety is Coast Mountains School District 82’s primary concern.  In an effort to plan for our work moving forward, we have created a survey for your immediate completion which was emailed to your CMSD82 email address yesterday afternoon.  The email contains the survey link and details.

This survey was reviewed with the Coast Mountain Teachers’ Federation Co-Presidents and CUPE President, and they are in support of your completion of the survey.  We can assure you this survey is strictly confidential and results will only be viewed by the Acting Superintendent of Schools’ office and the Acting Director of Human Resources.

The survey will be open for completion until 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26.  Thank you in advance for your time in completing this survey and sharing your feedback.  Together we are better!

Note … our IT Department is in the process of migrating the school district’s email to Microsoft 365.  Users may be experiencing problems connecting to their email.  Please use the following link to access your email until our IT Department has resolved this issue.  This link is also available on the school district’s main web page under Quicklinks – Microsoft 365 Mail:


When logging into the organization, please use your employee ID followed by @cmsd.bc.ca – Example:  1234@cmsd.bc.ca, then insert your log-in password.

If you are still unable to connect to your email, please contact the IT Help Desk at (250) 638-4413.



Coming Events
  • Jan 1: Happy New Year
  • Jan 4: Back to School
  • Jan 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Jan 15: Student & Kindergarten Registration Opens
  • Jan 27: Regular (Public) Board Meeting (virtual)
  • Jan 29: Non-Instructional Day (schools are not in session)

Northern Health Info Line

COVID-19 Online Clinic and Info Line for Northern BC residents: