Miracle Beach Elementary unveiled a new outdoor mural that beautifully depicts the natural environment and surroundings of our region. The artist Jason Craft has created many school murals throughout the District.
Arden Elementary grade 5 class participated in a Watershed Program with The Comox Lake Wilderness Society (CLWS). Students learned about the protection of the watershed and gained some rowing techniques while exploring the lake. These students were the first to participate in this program.
Aspen Park grade 6 &7's recently embarked on a 2-day outdoor education field trip to Cumberland Lake Park, Comox Lake dam and Kye Bay. Among the many activities, students participated in fire-building and survival, dragon boating, biking, hiking, and marine ecology. More images on our Facebook page here.
These young Huband Park students are part of a larger group of classes throughout the District participating in the tree seedling planting opportunity gifted by 7 Generations Steward Society. Learn more about EOL initiatives 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.
An innovative District-wide Applied Design, Science & Technology (ADST) program has been underway - Root Robot Coding. We've had 15 schools and more than 1,600 students in grades 4, 5and 6 involved. Learn more about the program here on our Learn71 site.
Comox Valley Early Years (CVEYC) held their first Building Connections for Families June Pop-Up Series at Airport Elementary. This community initiative helps to identify and build on the strengths of the #comoxvalley in how it supports young learners to thrive and develop physically, socially, emotionally, and cognitively. Learn more here.
Keen eye and steady hands earns a perfect score! Five of Mark Isfeld students checked out the schools' new National Archery in Schools Program (NASP BC) kits and hit five bullseyes. All middle and high schools are now completely outfitted with kits helping this sport to grow in our District!
Jiffy Lube & Staples partner to provide backpacks for Comox Valley Schools.
Once again, Jiffy Lube and Staples partnered to provide 200 backpacks filled with school supplies and essentials for distribution to students in Comox Valley Schools.
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!
Huband Park Elementary to get new accessible playground. Double the funding and fun for 60 school playgrounds.