A cohort of Courtenay Elementary grade 4/5 students had an exciting day at Rampart Hill trying out the new District snowshoes. The day was full of adventure, self-discovery and Whisky Jacks. For more information on district snowshoes and winter activities, visit the EOL website here.
A maiden voyage for a cohort of G.P. Vanier students participating in a snow study for their Environmental Social and Science 11 class. This is a first time experience to outfit a class in the District with snowshoes. For more information about winter and mountain activity planning and booking snowshoes teachers can visit the EOL website here.
Courtenay Elementary Community School Society was the recipient of the 2021 Comox Valley Community Enrichment Awards and received an $8,000 grant which will help fund cabinets in the school's new kitchen. Learn more about CECSS here
Comox Valley Schools is committed to the health and mental wellness of students and staff. Click here for a complete list of resources and programs within the District and the community available to support you.
Culture in action - A conversation with Indigenous educators in our District - Jeannine Walker, Tony Dickson and Colleen Devlin. Watch their story here on reconciliation and how they engage and connect students on the important subject.
Royston Elementary dedicated February to teaching empathy, respect and encouraging kindness. Students were given special recognition on #PinkShirtDay for their individual efforts. Read more random acts of kindness stories in Issue 6 newsletter online here.
A cohort from Cumberland Community School gather outside Cumberland Lodge January 15 to sing Happy Birthday to Dorothy 'Dot' Bonora. The idea was sparked from principal Tracey Croonen after spotting a social media post. More images on our Facebook page.