G.P Vanier Secondary wrestler brings home double gold at nationals

Comox Valley student Unya Hollmayer, a sixteen-year-old in grade eleven at G.P. Vanier Secondary and Captain of the Comox Valley Wresting Club, has brought home double gold at the Canadian Wrestling Championships. The gold medal victories capped a truly remarkable undefeated season for Hollmayer. Hollmayer was named captain at the beginning of the wrestling season […]

Robotics71 teams off to World Championships

Three Comox Valley Schools’ Robotics71 teams are off to the Vex Robotics World Championship in Dallas, Texas this April after very successful performances at the Island Regionals. Congratulations to teams 7842X, 7842P and 7842F for advancing to the world stage! Capping a long season of competitions spanning from October until March, the Vancouver Island Regional […]

North Island students shine in regional Skills Canada competition

Campbell River, B.C. – The North Island Regional competition for Skills Canada B.C. was held this year at North Island College in Campbell River with many students from the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Parksville/Qualicum and Power River School Districts participating on Friday, February 24. The event drew more than 200 competitors in Grades 6 to […]

Humanities Week coming to Islfeld from Feb. 27-Mar.3

Comox Valley Schools and Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School are excited to announce a series of inspiring speakers and engaging activities during Humanities Week. From February 27 to March 3, students will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of events with the theme of “Raise Your Voice” that will promote learning, collaboration, […]

Cabane à Sucre — a celebration of French Canadian culture

Cabane à Sucre is back on after a three year hiatus and we would like to invite your family to attend. This is a celebration of French Canadian culture and is hosted by SD71 French immersion schools and École Au-coeur-de-l’île, the Francophone school. There will be face painting, bouncy castles, fiddling, dancing, student presentations and […]

Additional date added and smaller suits needed for the Grad Attire Program

Uptake for the Grad Attire Program is steady and because of this increase in demand, another date for fittings has been added for April 15, 2023. There is also a high need for smaller fitting suits and other appropriate donations such as pants, shirts and accessories that are in good condition. Dates left for fittings […]

Cross-boundary transfer request process for Comox Valley Schools is now open

The cross-boundary transfer request process for Comox Valley Schools is now open until February 28. https://www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/cross-boundary-request/

Kindergarten Registration – All neighbourhood schools are now open!

Kindergarten registration is now open for all SD 71 neighbourhood schools for the 2023-2024 school year. Most students attend their local catchment school and registering now will help ensure there is a spot available next fall. For more information and to register visit: www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/kindergarten-registration/  

Kindergarten Registration open Jan 10 for Indigenous, Montessori and French Immersion

School District No. 71 (Comox Valley) will be enrolling Kindergarten students for the 2023-2024 school year. The first three programs open on January 10 are Early French Immersion, Montessori and Indigenous. Online Registration opens Tuesday, January 10 at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in Early French Immersion (Ecole Robb Road or Ecole Puntledge Park) […]

Happy Holidays from Superintendent Tom Demeo