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New Denman Island Childcare Facility Opens

A new childcare facility located on the Denman Island Community School site officially opened Tuesday, April 6, providing 20 additional spaces for children ages 12 months to 5 years. The facility was made possible from the Childcare BC New Spaces grant, a program the province developed to fund the creation of 22,000 licensed childcare spaces […]

Graduation Garment donation project gets a new name

A grad clothing donation program, formerly known as the Cinderella/Prince Charming Project, has a new name. Staff and students at G.P. Vanier Secondary School have landed on a new title for the project, Grad “Class” Special Attire for your Special Day. NR_NewnameforGradclothingProject2021

Three new directors announced for District

School District 71 is pleased to announce that Dr. Vivian Collyer and Jay Dixon have been appointed as Directors of Instruction and Sean Lamoureux has been appointed as Director of Instruction – Inclusive Education, effective August 1, 2021. NR_NewDirectorsofInstruction.Apr2021

Spring Mental Wellness Challenge 2021

It’s back! A season for family, fun, food, and enjoyment. Take the challenge. Enter to win prizes. Contest closes April 30th. Draw May 7th. Spring Mental Wellness Challenge 2021  

All schools to implement new mask protocols

The Provincial Health Officer announced new provincial health orders regarding wearing masks in school settings. As a result the Ministry of Education has updated their Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools. Effective Tuesday April 6th,  the changes will be in effect in all our schools. NR_NewMaskProtocol.Apr1,2021  

School Year Survey Results

Results from the School Year Survey launched in February asking parents/guardians, students and staff about the education experience since September 2020 reveal overwhelming support toward the school district for its health and safety practices and procedures. Full report of survey questions online. SchoolYearExperience_SurveyReport.