On September 30, 2021, Canada will recognize its first 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 remembrance and deep reflection for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians as we engage in the truths of colonial practices and the harmful impact they have had on Indigenous peoples.  We recognize that this day will be difficult for Indigenous communities as they continue to share experiences and family stories about the ongoing impact of the residential school system.

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CMSD82 Superintendent’s Letter to Parents-Guardians, Welcome to 2021-22 School Year


Dear CMSD82 Parents, Guardians and Caregivers,

Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!  I hope this letter finds you and your family happy, rested and eagerly anticipating a positive and engaging school year.  Your children will be welcomed into our schools on September 7 regardless of where they are at academically, physically, socially and/or emotionally.

With greater community protection against COVID-19, schools can return to closer to normal operations, with some prevention measures continuing to be in place to keep schools as lower risk settings for communicable… Continue reading

Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and Dr. Bonnie Henry announced on August 24, 2021 that B.C. K-12 students will return to school for full time, in person instruction in September and students can look forward to resuming sports, music and other extracurricular activities, while mask requirements and other health and safety measures remain in place to keep schools safe.

The return to school plans announced by Minister Whiteside and Dr. Henry look very similar to what they were this past June.  All students in Grades 4-12 are required to wear a non-medical face mask while indoors, including at their desk… Continue reading


Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to the new school year!  It is with optimism and gratitude that I welcome you to the 2021-2022 school year.  I am optimistic that our school year will be safe, caring, and engaging.  I am grateful as we will see most learners in schools and engaged in learning.

On August 24, Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside and Dr. Bonnie Henry announced B.C. K-12 students will return to school for full time, in person instruction in September. Updated COVID-19 guidelines for K-12 schools were released from the Ministry of Education, as guided by… Continue reading



In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, please find links to the School Supply Lists as provided by Coast Mountains School District schools.  Please reference the additional notations detailed below.


Coming Events

  • October: National Principals Month 2021
  • Oct 5: World Teachers Day 2021
  • Oct 11: Thanksgiving Day (schools are not in session)
  • Oct 13: Business Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Oct 13: Education Cttee Mtg (virtual)
  • Oct 22: Provincial ProD Day (non-instructional day, schools are not in session)
  • Oct 27: Regular (Public) Board Mtg (virtual)

Northern Health Info Line

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