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Disc Golf comes to West Courtenay School

The forest adjacent Lake Trail Community Middle School has transformed into a play space for students and the community to benefit from a year-round outdoor recreation. The school partnered with Comox Valley Disc Golf Club (CVDGC) to install a 12-hole disc golf course.
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Indigenous Student Completion Rates Continue to Trend Higher than Province

On June 18, the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia released a progress audit on the Ministry of Education’s changes since the office’s 2015 report on the education of Indigenous students in the B.C. public school system. The report shows that Indigenous students in the Comox Valley are graduating at a rate higher than the provincial average.
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Save Time, Register Online

A centralized registration process is now available for new students enrolling in the school district. Online registration is available until September 15th. Complete details on our Student Registration page.
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Lake Trail Middle Earns Recognition as a Model School for Inclusiveness

Lake Trail Middle School was recently selected to be one of six schools in British Columbia to pilot a new project to develop and model inclusive practices.
The pilot project is a SET-BC Inclusive Schools Initiative developed to support schools who are seeking to pursue the development of skills and strategies to be as inclusive as possible for all learners.
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Strategic Plan 2019 - 2023

At the last regular public board meeting of the year, June 25th, trustees unanimously accepted the 2019 - 2023 Strategic Plan. Board Chair Janice Caton acknowledged the hard work of her trustees and staff and the contribution of the community to help set the priorities that will guide the District for the next four years. The document is available to read online or can be downloaded for print.
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New Assistant Superintendent Announced

Comox Valley Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Geoff Manning has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent, commencing August 1st. Please join us in congratulating Mr. Manning to his new leadership role.
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A Valley Educator Teaches her Students to Honour Indigenous Language and Culture through Art

Indigenous students from Puntledge Park Elementary have transformed the First Nation’s words of a recently commissioned song for Comox Valley Schools into a colourful picture book. A song that celebrates the Kwakʼwala culture, and speaks of the unique landscape of mountains, ocean, and rivers of our region can now be enjoyed in a children's book of beautiful illustrations.
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School Catchment Consultation

Comox Valley Schools is facing enrollment pressures at some schools due to increasing student population which has resulted in some schools being at or above capacity. Other schools, however, remain below capacity and have space available to accept new student enrollment.
Four pre-consultations were recently held seeking ideas and factors to consider for a fall consultation process on catchment areas.
The fall consultations will be developed in the coming months and will include feedback from these sessions as well as from a recent online survey.
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Raising Digitally Responsible Students, An Education for All

Comox Valley Schools invites all parents, staff and families to a presentation on social media and media literacy education June 18th. Jesse Miller, keynote speaker and B.C. consultant within education public safety, will present on the critical subject of youth responsibility online. The presentation is for all school communities throughout the district.
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