The Courtenay middle school will reopen Monday following a closure on December 4th due to a safety issue. RCMP have completed an investigated and determined normal operations can safely resume. Read More Here (PDF)

Students at Lake Trail engaged in a workshop exploring the importance of reconciliACTION, an activity connected with Youth Leading Reconciliation (YLR) that our District Indigenous Edcuation staff have been supporting since 2018. Read the news release here.

BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and UBC are calling for participants for a study to measure the impact how the changes to our lives during the pandemic have affected the social and psychological wellness of children and youth. Read the news release here.

Intentional damage and destruction to school property is on the rise again and the District is calling upon the community to play a role in curbing the crime. Read More Here (PDF)

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Full details of the Return to School Plan including FAQs and supporting B.C. Government documentation is now online. Check your school’s website for individual school plans. More information to come!

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Minster Rob Fleming announced that back to school plans for K-12 families are now posted on all school district websites across the province. Families are encouraged to visit their school website for specific plans in place for their child.

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Regular updates from the Provincial Health Officer and the Ministries of Health and Education regarding policy, direction and other significant announcements surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on education.