CMSD82 News Release – Maxine Champion Resignation, EMV Principal & District FE Coordinator  (PDF Format)


Coast Mountains School District wishes to announce that Maxine Champion, Principal at Ecole Mountainview and District French Immersion Coordinator, has accepted an appointment to the position of Vice Principal at Ecole Beairsto Elementary with the Vernon School District No. 22.

Maxine joined Coast Mountains School District in September 1990 and served the district in the Terrace community primarily at the Kiti K’Shan Primary School in the positions of French/English Teacher and Vice Principal. In 2009, she assumed the role of Principal at the new Kiti K’Shan K-7 French Immersion School followed by an appointment in June 2010 to the Principalship position at the new Ecole Mountainview. In September 2015, Maxine assumed responsibility for the school district’s French Immersion Programs.

The district extends its sincere thanks to Maxine for her long-term service and… Continue reading

special offer


TELUS is pleased to extend an offer for mobile services in conjunction with the BC School District Employee Purchase Plan. Under this offer, BC School District Employees may purchase a mobile service plan and take advantage of significant discounts when compared to regular consumer plans.

Please access the August 2017 TELUS Flyer via the following link for details regarding the School District Employee Purchase Plan and this month’s promotions:

TELUS BC School District Employee Purchase Plan – August 2017 Flyer

The August 2017 TELUS offering is promotion packed … the following promotions are available (please reference the flyer for detailed terms and conditions):

  • WE Fund Donation
  • Tablet Offer
  • Limited Time Smartphone Offer
  • Add a Line Promotion
  • TELUS Home Solutions offers a $250 bill credit

PLEASE NOTE … for further details and should school district employees have questions, please contact your local dealer (a list of local dealers is provided… Continue reading


CMSD82 New Release – Pat Mouland, Principal Uplands Elementary School Appointment


Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Mouland to the position of Principal at Uplands Elementary School. Currently the Vice Principal at Cassie Hall Elementary School, she will assume her new position on September 1, 2017.

Pat is a long-term employee and a highly respected educator with a keen interest in early learning, literacy education and success for all learners. She has held various teaching positions with the school district including the role of Vice Principal at the former Roy Wilcox Elementary School in Kitimat and more recently at Uplands Elementary School. During her career, Pat has demonstrated strong leadership and collaboration skills to develop innovative programs to ensure the success for all learners.

She holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Elementary Education with a Special Education minor from the University… Continue reading


CMSD82 News Release – Julia Nieckarz, Director of Instruction, Learner Support Appointment


The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Nieckarz to the position of Director of Instruction, Learner Support effective September 1, 2017.

Currently serving as Principal at Uplands Elementary School, Julia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from West England University and a Master of Special Education Degree from Flinders University, Australia.

Julia has demonstrated exemplary leadership in serving as the Uplands Elementary School Principal with a reputation as a team player and a strong commitment to the learners and families at Uplands Elementary School.

She is an exceptional educator with a thorough knowledge of instructional and assessment strategies for learners including those from diverse and rich cultural backgrounds.  Julia is a passionate advocate for student success and will… Continue reading



If you are a student who is required to take a Provincial Exam this summer, please read the information below. Additional information can be found on the Ministry of Education website.

Since all exams are electronic, you can locate the sample exams through the Ministry website link shared above.  If you have never attempted an electronic exam, it is suggested that you take the time to practice with the ‘past exams’.

Electronic Exams:
All Grade 12 required Provincial Exams will be administered electronically.

Exam Centre Location:
Northwest Trades & Employment Training Centre (NTETC), 3120 Highway 16 East, Terrace

Important Notation:
For complete information about changes to the 2017 Graduation Program, please visit

August Exam Schedule:
August 14 and 15, 2017 – access the following link for information regarding the August 2017 Provincial Exams Information.

Please email Mr. Geoff McKay, District Technical Skills Administrator… Continue reading

Coming Events

  • Summer Holidays!!
  • Sept 4: Labour Day (Statutory Holiday)
  • Sept 5: Curriculum Implementation Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 6: First Day of School
  • Sept 20: Business Cttee Mtg.
  • Sept 20: Education Cttee Mtg.
  • Sept 22: ProD Day (schools are not in session)
  • Sept 27: Board of Education Mtgs. (Terrace)