CMSD82 Internal Release – Sad News – Jim Lambright – Nov. 23, 2017  (PDF file format)


It is with heartfelt and profound sadness that we inform employees of the passing of Cathy Lambright’s husband and love of her life, Jim Lambright on November 23, 2017. Jim passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Cathy retired from Coast Mountains School District in June 2016 following 28 years of dedicated service as a Teacher within the Terrace and Thornhill communities. Currently she is a Teacher Teaching On-Call with the school district. A passionate union advocate, Cathy held the positions of Co-President with the Coast Mountain Teachers’ Federation and President of the Terrace District Teachers’ Union for many years.

The loving care and support of their daughters provided great comfort and joy to Jim and Cathy during his illness. Jim… Continue reading



Coast Mountains’ schools and the Board of Education Office will be closed on Monday, November 13, 2017 in observance of Remembrance Day, and will re-open as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, November 14.

Remembrance Day assemblies will be held throughout our school district on Friday, November 10.

On this Remembrance Day, we pay tribute to those past and present who served our country with courage and compassion.  Lest we forget …







Coast Mountains School District 82 is offering the following surplus vehicles for sale to the public:


Unit #75204 – 2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 24-Seat School Bus
V8-364 engine – automatic transmission – 138,841 kilometres

Unit #75207 – 2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 24-Seat School Bus
V8-364 engine – automatic transmission – 130,500 kilometres

Unit #0351 – 2003 Chevrolet Panel Van
V8 engine – automatic transmission – 149,000 kilometres

Unit #0251 – 2002 GMC Savana Panel Van
V8 engine – automatic transmission – 129,000 kilometres


CMSD82 Surplus Vehicle Sale Details & Photographs
(two-page PDF Format – click on link to open)

No guarantee or warranty is offered or implied for any of these surplus vehicles. Surplus vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder(s) on a strictly ‘as is, where is’ basis.


A public viewing of the surplus vehicles will be held on Wednesday, November… Continue reading


The Boil Water Advisory issued on October 10, 2017 has been rescinded effective October 20, 2017 at 4:35 p.m. and the Thornhill community water is again safe to consume.

Please reference the following press releases issued by the Regional District Kitimat-Stikine on October 20 at 5:14 p.m.:

Rescind Notice

TWS Press Release No. 5 October 20 2017

Regional District staff have disinfected the main domestic water storage facilities and flushed the distribution systems twice. Repeat water quality laboratory testing now indicates no presence of Total Coliform Bacteria.

To further improve water quality in your homes and businesses, the Regional District recommends customers flush their water pipes and faucets, including removing, and cleaning faucet screens if possible. Begin with the faucet that is highest up in your home or building and then open all other faucets (hot and cold), including outside taps for 5 minutes, one at a time moving… Continue reading


Dear CMSD82 Employee,

Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year!  The first of two Curriculum Implementation Days for the upcoming school year will be held on Tuesday, September 5.  The second Curriculum Implementation Day is planned on Friday, April 13.  These days are specifically dedicated to BC’s redesigned K-12 curriculum.

As previously shared, the following Curriculum Implementation Day sessions have been planned in Hazelton, Kitimat, Terrace and Stewart on Tuesday, September 5 … to view the program or “shape of the day” for these venues, please click on the links below:

Hazelton-Kitwanga K-12 Teachers – Hazelton Secondary School
Kitimat K-12 Teachers – Nechako Elementary School
Terrace-Thornhill K-9 – Skeena Middle School
Terrace-Thornhill Grades 10-12 Teachers – Caledonia Secondary School
Stewart K-12 Teachers – Bear Valley School

Should you have further questions or require additional information, please contact your School Principal for assistance.

A friendly reminder… Continue reading