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



Dear CMSD82 Staff, Parents/Guardians and Partner Groups,imagesCAGKJ7CJ

We have been honoured and privileged to represent Coast Mountains School District 82 over the past year. We believe, as a Board of Education, that the successful educational, emotional, social and physical growth of students is achieved through the collaboration and involvement of the parents, staff, trustees and the community at large. With this premise in mind, we are certain that schools within Coast Mountains School District 82 will continue to provide our students with a safe, caring and productive learning environment. We look forward to continue working with all educational partners, committees and partner groups to promote and enhance student learning across all the communities in our wonderfully diverse district.

As the Holiday Season approaches, I would like to take this opportunity to bring greetings from your Trustees. Many of us have enjoyed Christmas Concerts and all the goodwill they bring.… Continue reading



For your information, the Board of Education Office Complex for Coast Mountains School District 82 will be closed to the public on December 25 and 26, 2018 and January 1, 2018.

Happy Holidays!




Telling our stories, one video at time is one of the best ways to share Coast Mountains School District’s stories and approach to learning.

We invite you to join us through video, so you can see and hear stories of learning, teaching and innovation directly from our students and educators.

This video entitled “Kitwanga Poem” was filmed at our Kitwanga Elementary School and presented as the opening message for teaching staff district wide at the Curriculum Implementation Day held on September 5, 2017.  This is a beautiful poem written by a Grade 7 student at Kitwanga Elementary School sharing the experience of a Residential School student.

Kitwanga Poem

In the following video, we highlight the journeys of becoming an educator through the lens of different cultural backgrounds.  The video entitled “I am an Educator – Julia’s Poems” was viewed by our… Continue reading