Comox Valley Schools Minecraft Challenge winners announced Comox Valley Schools is very pleased to announce the winners of the Comox Valley Schools Minecraft Build Challenge. Students were challenged to look at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, choose a problem that inspires them, and craft a solution that may have an impact on our community […]

Comox Valley Schools will be holding a community information night regarding the new Cumberland child care facility. Where: Cumberland Community School in the Multi-Purpose Room. 2674 Windermere Ave., Cumberland. Time and date: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3rd. We will be providing an update on progress, a proposed design and will be […]

Several exciting career opportunities are now available with Comox Valley Schools for on-call custodian positions that offer potential for growth into full-time work with benefits and a pension. The positions are available because some dedicated staff are retiring after many years of contributing to our schools. Russ Petersen started working as a custodian with SD […]

Dear Comox Valley Schools staff, We hope you are having a great spring break. Comox Valley Schools would like to remind everyone that when we return next week on April 4, schools will be returning to more normal learning environments, as per the Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings. Masks will be optional […]

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC), is implementing a new graduation requirement. Expected to take effect in the 2023-24 school year. The Ministry of Education has launched an online public engagement to gain feedback on the proposed approach to implementing the new graduation requirement, including what related […]

Our student never cease to amaze us! Huband Elementary students raised over $1,200 for local affordable housing. Students in Myra Wilson’s Grade 4/5 class at Huband Elementary raised the $1,254.50 towards housing through their “Candy Gram” Valentine’s Day fundraiser. They say the movement began after students wrote poems or essays last year about what makes […]

The Mark R Isfeld Grad class of 2022 didn’t let CoVID 19 restrictions put the ice on their determination to raise money for local charities. They jumped in on the Coldest Night of the Year walks to fundraise for Dawn to Dawn and the Comox Transition Society. For inspiration, more than 50 grads formed teams […]

Congratulations are in order for students from Mark Isfeld Secondary for their fundraising efforts at this year’s Terry Fox Run. Isfeld was 2nd in all of BC for secondary schools for funds raised ($9014.67) with their Terry Fox Run, second only to St Georges in Vancouver. Mark Isfeld Secondary School held its 2oth consecutive Terry Fox […]

SD71 DPAC welcomes back Kerry Cavers of Moms Against Racism (Canada) to present an online workshop called “What is Cultural Appropriation?” via Zoom on Thursday, March 10th at 7pm. Date: Thursday, March 10th at 7pm on Zoom (not recorded) Outline: “Are you unsure if something is cultural appropriation or appreciation? This interactive and informative 1.5 hour […]

One of Comox Valley School’s very own has been picked as the designer of the pink shirt for this year’s Pink Shirt Day happenings. The theme of the shirt is, “Be Bright, Be Bold Be, Be You!” The shirts are being worn by all Provincial Ministers and MLAs at the legislature. August Jones is a […]