News & Announcements

Kindergarten registration opens District-wide in February

Now is the time to start thinking about which Kindergarten program is right for your child. To help you decide among all the choices for the 2020/21 school year, the District is offering an information session January 29. Find out more about the upcoming registration process, dates, times, and locations online.
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Important recycling project puts books in the hands of early readers

Recycling children’s books can improve access to more reading opportunities for young children and kick-start a lifetime love of reading stories and books. The Comox Valley 1000x5 Book Recycling Project needs help filling its shelves this time of year to keep a steady supply of books to donate to children throughout the community.
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Dual Credit Opportunities

Comox Valley Schools will host an important information night for students interested in jump starting their post-secondary credits through a dual credit program. The event on January 21 is open to all students & parents interested in learning more about early entry opportunities for grade 12 students to complete college level courses while still in high school.
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Food Literacy in Valley grows with a new Farm to School coordinator

Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) and the Social Planning and Research Council (SPARC) of British Columbia have enhanced the school district’s food literacy program with a new position to help grow opportunities for good nutrition for Valley students. The Valley was chosen to have a coordinator because of the existing solid base of interest and activity in schools with partnering organizations.
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Vaping and Youth

Comox Valley Schools is very pleased to have had Island Health Authority present on vaping January 8 and for graciously sharing their slide presentation to the community. For those who could not attend and wish to have access to the information shared that night, visit our Vaping Information page under the Parents section of the website.
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Why Does Your Child Need Social Inclusion

Hosted by Ecole Robb Road, Michael Bortolotto will present a valuable talk about social inclusion and how families can raise a child's self esteem and self-worth. The presentation is open to all families in the District January 13 at 7 p.m.
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First Youth Climate Action Conference

Comox Valley Schools offers a unique collaborative experience just for youth, a climate action conference for students grades 8 to 12. Designed to empower and foster collaboration, youth will receive inspirational talks and workshops on critical issues facing our community and how to take positive action for change.
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Youth in trades get a financial kickback from the province

Earn as you learn is the premise to the Youth Work in Trades program offered to secondary students. It pays off when students reach enough hours toward a Level 1 apprenticeship. This month, students received $1,000 from the Government of British Columbia as an incentive to pursue a career in the trades industry.
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