A picture of Miracle Beach’s new mural depicting the environmental surroundings of our region and created by artist Jason Craft.

We took part in the Watershed Program through The Comox Lake Wilderness Society (CLWS). We learned about the importance of, and how to protect our precious watershed. We learned rowing techniques while exploring the lake in two tethered canoes. We played games that highlight the interconnectedness of nature. We were the FIRST class to participate in this program and our grade fives showed the Arden Way all day.

Royston Elementary School Garden club has transformed their overgrown outdoor area into a workable and thriving garden space. A reflection of Royston's commitment to outdoor and place-based learning.

Arden Elementary took on an interesting waste management study to learn about the importance of decreasing garbage in the landfill and the environment. Take a look at their learning journey in a video shared on our Facebook Page here!

Day 1 of Patricia Harts' class Biking Program at Courtenay Elementary. A sneak peak of future biking opportunities for all schools in the District. Stay tuned! More EOL information and resources available online here.

Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School Culinary Club got involved in a another community learning project this year with OMG Macarons in Comox. Store owner Brian taught via a virtual tutorial how to make macarons.

Queneesh Elementary students worked with Ms. Leighton, VP, on a Service Learning Project. Students chose the CV Food Bank and SPCA as two areas are greatest need that they wanted to support. In total, $112 and a large wagon of non-perishable food items were collected for their chosen charities.

Culinary students show off their dishes at the 2021 Provincial Skills Canada competition. Students took home an impressive 10 out of 12 gold medals in a dozen categories. Results in our District news here.

Episode 4 with Carrie Dumont, Youth & Family Program Worker, Cumberland Community School. Listen to stories of our amazing staff about their unique contributions to student success here on our Staff Cast and Sharing with Sheila page.

Tammy Williamson, Mark R. Isfeld Foods teachers was recently honoured by the North Vancouver Island Chef's Association for all her work in the culinary arts. Association president Lesley Stav (left) gifted Tammy with a complete "F. Dick Knife" roll.

There is plenty of time still to sign up for the Spring Mental Wellness Challenge. Any activity you participate in counts toward a chance to win great prizes. More details online here.

Get out and bike, explore nature, hike or play outdoors. All these activities count toward the Spring Mental Wellness Challenge. Any activity you participate in earns a chance to win great prizes. More details online here.

Critical Incident Response resources to assist students, staff and families. Click here for complete details and access to the downloadable file from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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.

A team of staff & students at G.P. Vanier have picked up the torch to run a donation project that ensures each and every graduate is dressed in style to celebrate their milestone event. Read more here.

G.P. Vanier Secondary students capture top placement for the province and land in the top three in online national competition for Destination Imagination. Read full story in our District News here.

March Board Newsletter is now online for your reading pleasure. Click here for all the good news!

Government of B.C. released the Teen Vaccine Registration, a three-step process. Details online here.

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