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 puntledge@sd71.bc.ca More info: www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/late-french-immersion/

Cross Boundary Request Information

Cross boundary requests are now closed for the 2022-2023 school year. Please note: As per the School Board Decision made in February of 2020 the following schools remain closed to Cross Boundary Transfers: Georges P. Vanier Secondary School Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School Cumberland Community School Royston Elementary School Miracle Beach Elementary School Huband Park […]

Daily Health Check and What to Do When Sick

Everyone going into to school must complete a daily health check, including staff, visitors, and students. BC CDC has a full explainer of the various scenarios you may need to consider and it can be seen at Daily Health Check – Jan 2022

Promoting Peer Social Competence

SD71 DPAC welcomes back Christopher Burt to present: Promoting Peer Social Competence: Peer social competency, or the ability to engage and manage friendships, is a key skill first learned during the preschool years. For school-aged kids, this is further developed mostly through learning emotional regulation skills. This seminar helps parents/caregivers understand the next stage in […]

Arden Elementary one of 12 Active School Travel Pilots in BC

Arden Elementary is among 12 schools across the province taking part this year in the Active School Travel Pilot Program. The Program is designed to increase the number of students using active transportation, such as walking or biking, in their daily commute between home and school. Schools in the program receive: Up to $10,000 in […]

Kindergarten Registration Opens Soon!

Kindergarten registration for the 2022 – 2023 school year will open on January 24th for programs of choice and January 31st for neighbourhood schools. Navigate Fine Arts eCademy and Compass registration opens March 3rd. More information is at https://www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/student-registration/

How to Raise an Anti-Racist Child

SD71 DPAC is thrilled to welcome back Kerry Cavers of Moms Against Racism (Canada) to present an online workshop “How to Raise an Anti-Racist Child” via Zoom on January 20th at 7pm. About the presentation:  Do you want to learn some strategies on how to raise your children to be anti-racist? Are you interested in […]

Feedback Open for Royston-Courtenay Elementary Boundary Review

At the December 14th meeting, the SD 71 Board chose to explore shifting the boundary for Courtenay Elementary further south.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, information and opportunities for feedback will be posted online. Feedback will be collected, analyzed, and prepared for the board to consider in making their decisions. More information is at https://www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/royston-courtenay-elementary-boundary-review/ 

SD71 sponsors Grade 12 students to take 1-4 dual credit courses

Dual Credit courses can be taken face to face or online during your grade 12 year. If you are interested, please connect with your Careers Centre or email Dawn.Anderson@sd71.bc.ca. Your careers team will work with you to select courses that align with your career path interest. Dual Credits Registration Information