Custodian openings offer pathway to career stability

Several exciting career opportunities are now available with Comox Valley Schools for on-call custodian positions that offer potential for growth into full-time work with benefits and a pension. The positions are available because some dedicated staff are retiring after many years of contributing to our schools. Russ Petersen started working as a custodian with SD […]

Return from spring break

Dear Comox Valley Schools staff, We hope you are having a great spring break. Comox Valley Schools would like to remind everyone that when we return next week on April 4, schools will be returning to more normal learning environments, as per the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings. Masks will be optional […]

New graduation requirement – Indigenous-focused coursework

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), is implementing a new graduation requirement. Expected to take effect in the 2023-24 school year. The Ministry of Education has launched an online public engagement to gain feedback on the proposed approach to implementing the new graduation requirement, including what related […]

Huband students raise $1200 for Habitat from Humanity

Our student never cease to amaze us! Huband Elementary students raised over $1,200 for local affordable housing. Students in Myra Wilson’s Grade 4/5 class at Huband Elementary raised the $1,254.50 towards housing through their “Candy Gram” Valentine’s Day fundraiser. They say the movement began after students wrote poems or essays last year about what makes […]

Isfeld Grads Put the Ice in the Coldest Night of the Year

The Mark R Isfeld Grad class of 2022 didn’t let CoVID 19 restrictions put the ice on their determination to raise money for local charities. They jumped in on the Coldest Night of the Year walks to fundraise for Dawn to Dawn and the Comox Transition Society. For inspiration, more than 50 grads formed teams […]

Isfeld students raise second most in B.C. for Terry Fox Run

Congratulations are in order for students from Mark Isfeld Secondary for their fundraising efforts at this year’s Terry Fox Run. Isfeld was 2nd in all of BC for secondary schools for funds raised ($9014.67) with their Terry Fox Run, second only to St Georges in Vancouver. Mark Isfeld Secondary School held its 2oth consecutive Terry Fox […]

SD71 DPAC Presents: What is Cultural Appropriation?

SD71 DPAC welcomes back Kerry Cavers of Moms Against Racism (Canada) to present an online workshop called “What is Cultural Appropriation?” via Zoom on Thursday, March 10th at 7pm. Date: Thursday, March 10th at 7pm on Zoom (not recorded) Outline: “Are you unsure if something is cultural appropriation or appreciation? This interactive and informative 1.5 hour […]

Glacier View student designs shirt for Pink Shirt Day!

One of Comox Valley School’s very own has been picked as the designer of the pink shirt for this year’s Pink Shirt Day happenings. The theme of the shirt is, “Be Bright, Be Bold Be, Be You!” The shirts are being worn by all Provincial Ministers and MLAs at the legislature. August Jones is a […]

Spongebob Musical March 8-12

The SpongeBob Musical is this year’s Comox Valley School’s Musical offering. It is an energetic, colourful, and joyful show suitable for audiences of all ages. Comox Valley’s students have been working to bring your favourite characters to life! Watch as they come together to save their world with positivity, teamwork, and entertaining song and dance! […]

Limited space still open for Late-French Immersion for 2022-2023

Late-French Immersion at École Puntledge Park Limited space still available for 2022-2023 Begins in Grade 6 and continues to Grade 12 Program merges with French Immersion in Grade 8 If interested email More info: