Comox Valley Schools celebrate Pride Month

Comox Valley Schools have been partaking on a month-long journey in celebration of Pride Month. Pride Month in SD 71 involves a variety of activities and in school initiatives aimed at promoting diversity, inclusion, and acceptance of everyone who volunteers, works, and attends Comox Valley Schools.  Regardless of month, all Comox Valley Schools must be […]

Comox Valley students shine at Deaf and Hard of Hearing Provincial event

Three students from the Comox Valley had a chance to connect and compete with their peers from all over British Columbia at the annual #DHH Proud event for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students, held in Burnaby. Organized annually by the Provincial Outreach Program: Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the event serves as both […]

Expression of Interest – Superintendent of Schools

  The Board of Education acknowledges that we are on the traditional territories of the K’omoks First Nation. We would like to thank them for the privilege of living on their land and the gift of working with their children. Expression of Interest   The Position The Superintendent of Schools has general supervision and direction […]

“A Conversation for Families About Digital Wellness and Mental Health” May 24 at Courtenay Elementary Community School

“A Conversation for Families About Digital Wellness and Mental Health” through Family Smart BC As parents It’s not easy to know how much time on technology is too much and how to set boundaries that don’t create conflict. Join us for a conversation with a digital wellbeing expert to learn some practical solutions to our […]

Cumberland Community School approved to advance to business development stage

Comox Valley Schools is thrilled that the Ministry of Education and Child Care has approved the district to proceed to business case development for an expansion and seismic mitigation of Cumberland Community School. Cumberland is experiencing rapid growth and this project is a critical step in meeting the needs of students, staff and the greater […]

Geoff Manning named as Acting Superintendent of Schools

Geoff Manning is now the acting superintendent of schools with Comox Valley Schools. Geoff has been serving as the assistant superintendent of schools with Comox Valley Schools since 2019 and previously was the K-12 director of instruction with the district for two years. Mr. Tom Demeo has concluded his duties as superintendent with Comox Valley […]

Open Committee of the Whole Meeting Postponed to May 17

The Open Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for May 9th has been moved to May 17th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The meeting on May 17 will be an opportunity to for the board to hear feedback received from partner groups. Public are welcome to attend.

Donated cedar logs to be turned into works of art

You many notice a giant pile of logs out front of GP Vanier next time you are there. Mosaic Forest Management has generously donated several cedar logs to be used by the district for future carvings and wood projects. Some of these logs were harvested over 50 years ago from the Jump Lake area near […]

Notification of amendments to the District Calendar for the 2023-2024 school year

The current School District Calendar was established by the calendar committee during the 2020-2021 school year, and it covers the 2021-2022/2022-2023/2023-2024 school years. The Calendar Committee consists of members from senior leadership, CVPVPA, CDTA, CUPE, DPAC and a trustee representative. Feedback is solicited from all groups and the calendar is set in consultation with those […]

Concours d’art oratoire 2023

Concours d’art oratoire held at École Robb is the longstanding public-speaking contest that is open to youth who are learning French in a school. It’s a great way to celebrate their many hours of hard work learning and speaking French. Students wrote speeches in French and presented them in front of an audience and judges […]