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

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 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 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/

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 […]

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/ 

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 

Return to School Letter to Families January 7

This week, Comox Valley Schools are open for students with special circumstances and particular needs – including students with diverse learning needs and children of essential service workers. Due to low ridership of those eligible for transportation this week, we will not be running busses for the remainder of this week. However, we will continue to […]

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