Due to the snow falling and warning by Environment Canada calling for 5-10 cm snow Comox Valley Schools will be closed today Friday, December 2. This difficult decision was made out of an abundance of caution with student and staff safety in mind. Many roads, side streets, pathways and routes into school for staff and […]

Schools throughout SD 71 are holding Remembrance Day Ceremonies today. GP Vanier Secondary was very fortunate to hear some touching and personal reflections by retired Master Corporal Marcel Kozyn who joined the Canadian Army in 1987. He was deployed to Cyprus, Cambodia, Bosnia and then Afghanistan. We thank our many families with active and retired […]

After a two year hiatus, the Comox Valley Schools Band and Choir Festival is returning from November 14-16.  There are three days of shows with one day featuring the choral portion of the festival and the other two days of music showcasing concert bands. Members of the community, parents and families are encouraged to come […]

Comox Valley Schools is offering a reward of $2000 for information regarding multiple incidents of vandalism at schools so far this school year. If a report leads to charges or restitution for damages, the district will provide up to a $2000 reward. In mid-October, there were multiple break-ins at Ecole Puntledge Park Elementary that resulted […]

Comox Valley Schools is using a three-tiered approach to ensure the provincial Student and Family Affordability Fund allocation for the district supports students and families who need it most. The tiered approach was developed with the assistance of partner groups and utilizes a blend of school based, district based, and community partnership-based initiatives. In August […]

The Gr. 1 ‘Busy Bees’ in Mrs. Shelly’s class had a chance to learn and code Ozobots, which they turned into little bees. After discussing all the technologies we have around us, they extended their capabilities by learning all about colour coding. They created a story map of a garden on their page and created […]

Repairs to the NIDES water system are complete and the school will re-open tomorrow for in-person learning (Thursday, October 27).  

Grad Class Attire Program finds new home at Comox Valley Dodge COMOX, VALLEY B.C. – Comox Valley Schools Grad Class Attire Program is moving to a new home located upstairs at the Comox Valley Dodge dealership. The dealership is kindly donating space on the upper floor of the new building at 278 Island Highway North […]