2024 District-Wide School Summer Closure


For your information, the 2024 District-Wide School Summer Closure for Coast Mountains School District is scheduled from 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 15 through to 12:00 noon, Monday, August 19 to accommodate maintenance activities during that time.

Important Notations:

  •  FOB access for teaching staff will be turned off at 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 15 through to 12:00 noon, Monday, August 19.
  •  Staff that may require access during the 2024 District-Wide School Summer Closure, should contact their School Principal for assistance.
  • School Principals will continue to have FOB access during the summer closure period.
  • Unless authorized by our Facilities Department, the scheduling of summer extra-curricular events or activities held in school facilities must be coordinated outside of the 2024 District-Wide School Summer Closure period.  User groups will require special permission from the Facilities Department for access during the summer closure period.

Should you have questions, or you require additional information, please contact your School Principal or Rob Schibli, Director of Facility Services at (250) 638-4405 for assistance.

Have a wonderful summer!

Attention Landlords .. CMSD is Seeking Rental Properties for New Employees


Coast Mountains School District 82 (CMSD) wishes to secure rental properties for new employees in the communities of Kitimat, Terrace and the Hazeltons in preparation for the upcoming school year.

If you have a rental property and you would like to explore the opportunity to rent your property to an employee of School District 82, we invite you to contact us at rentals@cmsd.bc.ca.

Alternatively, we provide a link to the following CMSD flyer for sharing with family, friends and/or acquaintances for their interest in an opportunity to rent property to a CMSD employee:

 CMSD Flyer – Seeking Rental Properties for New Employees

Thank you in advance for your interest and support in sharing this flyer where possible.

Hazelton/Kitwanga Schools Closed Due to Power Outage – April 30 (Afternoon)


Please be informed Coast Mountains schools in the Hazeltons and Kitwanga will be closed this afternoon, April 30, due to a prolonged power outage.   BC Hydro estimates power restoration by the end of today.

Hazelton Secondary School
Majagaleehl Gali Aks Elementary School
New Hazelton Elementary School
Kitwanga Elementary School

Students are being dismissed from school for the afternoon.  Parents-caregivers are being contacted prior to dismissing students from school.  

Parents/guardians are being contacted to pick up their children at the school.  Bussing arrangements are in place to transport students home noting that busses are running 2 hours ahead of their regular schedules.



New Facebook Group

Hello families of Kitwanga Elementary School!

With a change in staff that means we have a new Facebook page and group! This group will be the quickest and easiest way to stay up to date with all the school updates and events! Find the Facebook page here.

Once you friend our new page, we can add you into our private group. If there is a delay, please reach out and we will be sure to get you added.

Our facebook page

OR Scan the QR code below on a cellphone camera and it will take you right to the Facebook group!

Facebook GroupQR Code for Facebook Page

Thanks everyone,

Ms. Nameth