On October 20, Huband Park Elementary School hosted Canada's first ever Downie-Wenjack Breakout Box game with Bobbi Carter's grade 5 class.  Students learned the story of Chanie Wenjack while using clues from his story to unlock the Boxes.  The Downie-Wenjack Legacy Schools Foundation promotes reconciliation and provides learning materials for schools that foster awareness about residential schools in Canada.  This is the first Breakout game inspired by the story of Chanie Wenjack in the country.
On October 20, Huband Park Elementary School hosted Canada's first ever Downie-Wenjack Breakout Box game with Bobbi Carter's grade 5 class.  Students learned the story of Chanie Wenjack while using clues from his story to unlock the Boxes.  The Downie-Wenjack Legacy Schools Foundation promotes reconciliation and provides learning materials for schools that foster awareness about residential schools in Canada.  This is the first Breakout game inspired by the story of Chanie Wenjack in the country.
Thank you to the Glacier Alliance Club for their kind donation. Through collecting food and donations at meetings,  the Glacier Alliance Club chose to support School District 71 students, and our breakfast, lunch and healthy snacks programs in our local schools. We are very grateful.
Thank you to the Glacier Alliance Club for their kind donation. Through collecting food and donations at meetings,  the Glacier Alliance Club chose to support School District 71 students, and our breakfast, lunch and healthy snacks programs in our local schools. We are very grateful.
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Glacier View students worked on Acts of Reconciliation

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Enter the Comox Valley School District Minecraft Challenge-Building a Better World! This year’s challenge is to take a look at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, choose a problem that inspires you and craft a solution that may have an impact on our community or better yet, the world. Click here to learn more. The deadline is January 12.

Reconciliation Butterfly Project

Read about Highland Secondary's Reconciliation Butterfly Project here.

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Huband Elementary welcomes a new playground!

Wenjack Walk

Some photos from our Wenjack Walk from last week.
Thanks to all involved for supporting our Indigenous Leadership and Social Justice students in this act of Reconciliation. 💜

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A big shout out to the 50 plus classes around the district that registered and participated in Take-Me-Outside Day on October 20th. Congratulations to Tonia Larson-Gagne, your class is the lucky recipients of some outdoor supplies from the Outdoor Learning Store.

Arden Pumpkin Carving

Arden's grade fives participated in the CARVE program which is sponsored by Brian McClean, Thrifty Foods, and the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation. It is an opportunity for the community to bring joy to seniors through a display of carved pumpkins. Half of our pumpkins were brought to The Views, and the other half to Cumberland Lodge.

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On October 20, Huband Park Elementary School hosted Canada's first ever Downie-Wenjack Breakout Box game with Bobbi Carter's grade 5 class. Students learned the story of Chanie Wenjack while using clues from his story to unlock the Boxes. The Downie-Wenjack Legacy Schools Foundation promotes reconciliation and provides learning materials for schools that foster awareness about residential schools in Canada. This is the first Breakout game inspired by the story of Chanie Wenjack in the country.

TerryFoxRun

Read here about Highland's Successful Terry Fox Fundraiser

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On November 3, 2021, all grade 9 students from Lake trail Community School and Cumberland Community School will be able to participate in “Take Our Kids to Work Day”. For more information and access to registration opportunities please check out The Learning Partnership’s webpage.

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The SD71-School Cycling Program has been in full swing for grade 4/5 students across the district. Thank you to the Comox Valley Cycling Coalition for all their volunteers and expertise.

Glacier Alliance Club

Thank you to the Glacier Alliance Club for their kind donation. Through collecting food and donations at meetings, the Glacier Alliance Club chose to support School District 71 students, and our breakfast, lunch and healthy snacks programs in our local schools. We are very grateful.

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Huband Park students raised money last year to pay for a rainbow crosswalk to celebrate diversity and welcome all to our school. Thank you to Derek from maintenance for his creativity!

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Huband Park Elementary to get new accessible playground. Double the funding and fun for 60 school playgrounds.

Lake Trail Waste Free Initiative

Read this article from the Comox Valley Record about Lake Trail's new waste-free initiative.

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Isfeld Terry Fox Run 2021

Mark Isfeld School’s Terry Fox Run nets more than $9,000

Mental Health Supports
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