In this episode, Sheila Powell, Manager of HR, sits down with our Director of Student Services to talk about the journey of working with and supporting students and the impact it has had on the District and her career. Listen to full episode here.
Comox Valley Schools commends local business owners and staff for being an integral and supportive part of the training journey for many District students pursuing career opportunities in the trades industry. NR_LocalBusinessSupportTradesStudents.July2021
To all our 540 graduates of the Class of 2021, congratulations! We bid you a fond farewell and our warmest wishes as you embark on your journey ahead. Félicitations et bonne chance! Enjoy a collection of images online here.
The second annual care-a-van retirement drive-by convoyed the Valley. Senior leaders and trustees took to the streets in two separate vehicles to personally deliver retirement packages to each of our retirees in a COVID-safe celebration. Milestone Celebration Booklet 2021
Letter to parents/guardians and families: A dangerous, long duration heat wave is forecast to affect B.C. beginning on Friday and lasting until at least Tuesday. Letter to Families.HeatWave.June24,2021
A Late French Immersion student at Ecole Puntledge Park who is new to the language takes top seat in Canada for his grade level in virtual speaking contest, Concours D’art oratoire. NR_ConcoursDartOratoire_NationalS.June21
Three Mark R. Isfeld Secondary Improv teams competed back in April in the Canadian Improv Games (CIG) virtually and captured stellar results. NR_CIGNationals.June2021
A graduate of G.P. Vanier Secondary will be entering the Engineering program this fall with a $100,000 scholarship. Theo Lemay was selected by the Vanier Bursary Committee for his outstanding academic achievements. This is the first Vanier nominee to win a Schulich Leader Scholarship. Read more online.
Hailey Brears and James Fazeli-Sinaki are among two Canadian recipients of the Beedie Luminaries scholarship. Scholarships of up to $40,000 are given to promising B.C. students who have faced life challenges and adversity with determination and resilience. The grade 12 students are from Highland and Mark R. Isfeld Secondary respectively. Beedie Luminaries June Press Release
Tristan Rendell, a Grade 12 student at Vanier, was among only 72 students selected from over 6,000 applications, to be interviewed at Loran’s 2021 National Selection. Read more online.