News & Announcements

School Catchment Consultations Survey

After completing four successful community meetings on enrollment pressures earlier in May, Comox Valley Schools now invite you to continue in the conversation. A survey has been designed to capture more input from parents, families, students, and the community regarding catchment boundaries.
The eight-question survey will take 10 minutes or less to complete and will help the Board of Education shape the catchment consultation process coming in Fall 2019.
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Dual Credit Program Partnership with NIC - Information Night

Parents/guardians and students are invited to an information session to learn about the Dual Course Credit Academic program.
The unique educational program is a great way for Grade 11 or 12 students to transition from high school to post-secondary education. The program allows youth to spend a portion of their second semester completing college courses or pursuing a certificate program at North Island College (NIC).
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B.C.’s measles immunization catch-up program

The provincial immunization catch-up program has launched and is designed to help families protect their children against measles. The program runs from April to June, and will provide measles vaccines for children from kindergarten to grade 12 who are unimmunized or not fully immunized. Comox Valley Schools is working closely with Island Health to roll out the program in our region.
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Comox Valley Schools Rank High in Skills Canada BC Competition

Secondary students in the Comox Valley scored impressive results at a provincial level competition winning medals for their skills in trades and technology.

Skills Canada Provincial Competition held in Abbotsford 17 April brought together more than 600 student competitors from across B.C. in diverse skills and technology fields to compete in 58 categories such as welding, baking, graphic design, electronics, and robotics.
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A young leader in Truth and Reconciliation named a regional honouree

A Brooklyn Elementary Grade 7 student received surprising news about her artwork submission into the Imagine a Canada competition. As a result of her compelling story of why she demonstrates leadership in reconciliation, Dani Lewis was selected as a regional honouree for the Imagine a Canada National Arts and Leadership Initiative through the University of Manitoba.
Erin Haluschak, Comox Valley Record, sat down with Ms. Lewis to learn about her vision for reconciliation and her Indigenous family heritage.
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Strategic Planning Consultation

There is plenty of space still available for the second public consultation session on the strategic plan development. As part of the development of a new strategic plan, we review our past plan and seek feedback from our education partners and the community (parent/guardians, students, staff and the general public). Registration is required and limited to 25 participants. If demand is high, additional sessions will be scheduled.
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A Unique Outdoor Education and Adventure Experience on Hornby Island Returns

Following the incredibly successful 2018 inaugural camp, Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Center in partnership with Ocean Wise and Navigate NIDES (Comox Valley Schools - School District 71) are offering another exciting outdoor education experience.

The Ocean Literacy and Leadership Camp is an educational retreat for young women ages 15 to 18, taking place from July 14 to 19 at Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre.
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