News & Announcements

Field Trip commuting made easier thanks to a new partnership

A new partnership program with Comox Valley Regional District is now in place, making it much simpler and more environmentally friendly to commute on field trips. The School Group Transit Pass Program provides educators a solution to take their students out into the community or the purpose of traveling to and from field trips and experience the local transit system, all at a reduced rate.
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Valley Teacher Receives Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in STEM Education

Kara Dawson, Information Technology Support Teacher, has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in STEM, Certificate of Achievement.
The award is to honour outstanding Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) teachers at the elementary or secondary school level who keep students engaged in STEM learning and help develop the culture of innovation now and into the future.
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School Catchment Consultations Survey

After completing four successful community meetings on enrollment pressures earlier in May, Comox Valley Schools now invite you to continue in the conversation. A survey has been designed to capture more input from parents, families, students, and the community regarding catchment boundaries.
The eight-question survey will take 10 minutes or less to complete and will help the Board of Education shape the catchment consultation process coming in Fall 2019.
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Dual Credit Program Partnership with NIC - Information Night

Parents/guardians and students are invited to an information session to learn about the Dual Course Credit Academic program.
The unique educational program is a great way for Grade 11 or 12 students to transition from high school to post-secondary education. The program allows youth to spend a portion of their second semester completing college courses or pursuing a certificate program at North Island College (NIC).
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B.C.’s measles immunization catch-up program

The provincial immunization catch-up program has launched and is designed to help families protect their children against measles. The program runs from April to June, and will provide measles vaccines for children from kindergarten to grade 12 who are unimmunized or not fully immunized. Comox Valley Schools is working closely with Island Health to roll out the program in our region.
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Comox Valley Schools Rank High in Skills Canada BC Competition

Secondary students in the Comox Valley scored impressive results at a provincial level competition winning medals for their skills in trades and technology.

Skills Canada Provincial Competition held in Abbotsford 17 April brought together more than 600 student competitors from across B.C. in diverse skills and technology fields to compete in 58 categories such as welding, baking, graphic design, electronics, and robotics.
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