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Elementary Schools

School District NO. 71 has 15 Elementary Schools ~ AirportArdenAspen ParkBrooklynCourtenayCumberland Community SchoolDenman IslandEcole PuntledgeEcole Robb RoadHornby IslandHuband ParkMiracle BeachQueneeshRoyston & Valley View.


ValleyChild

ValleyChild

ValleyChild is a guide to events and services for kids under 6 in the Comox Valley. It’s run by the Comox Valley Child Development Association and funded by the BC Government’s Early Years Centre program. Click to find out more about the site. We’d also […]

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The Bike Swap Sale

The Bike Swap Sale

The Bike Swap is a fundraising event for Ecole Robb Road with proceeds to go towards Ecole Robb Road “Legacy Projects” (potential projects such as the school garden, outdoor classroom, or covered shelter).

The Bike Swap Sale is from 12:00 to 3:00pm on Sunday April 13th at Ecole Robb Road. It is free admission.

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New Community Vision for Cumberland

New Community Vision for Cumberland

We want to give the children of Cumberland every possible educational advantage as they prepare themselves for our rapidly changing world. This site http://cumberlandschool.ca/ will function as a place to gather information, explore current educational research and give feedback to help shape the educational experience for the children of Cumberland.

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DPAC Overview

DPAC Overview

Parents (through their active involvement in PACs) advocate for the best possible public education for all children in our school system. Under the School Act, PACs and DPACs have a formally recognized advisory role in the school system.

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Making Change

Making Change

John Maxwell said that people change for 3 reasons: 1. Because they hurt enough they have to 2. Because they learn enough they want to 3. Because they receive enough they are able to Education is a field that resists change more than perhaps any […]

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Student Services: Who Are We?

Student Services: Who Are We?

Our department was established in 1970 under the visionary leadership of the late Lock Mawhinney. … Lock wanted schools to be welcoming places built on a foundation of strong relationships. Committed to this, Lock and his special education staff worked towards providing all children with an increased sense of belonging in their schools.

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StrongStart BC

StrongStart BC

StrongStart BC is a free, drop-in early learning program for children birth to 5 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Qualified early childhood educators lead learning activities, including stories, music and art to help children get ready for success in kindergarten.

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Fitness RULES! @ Miracle Beach

Fitness RULES! @ Miracle Beach

A couple days per week, pounding music can be heard as you enter our building. Those who do not know better might guess that there is a school dance, or even a party going on, but in fact it is the sound of some high quality learning.

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BYOD… Web 2.0… VOIP… Huh??

BYOD... Web 2.0... VOIP... Huh??

One need only look back 3-5 years to see that our current local and global society has fundamentally changed in the way it communicates, works, plays and entertains. This change is now sweeping through the public and private school systems around the world and the Comox Valley School District is working to keep pace.

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The Blogging Bug

The Blogging Bug

The parents at Cumberland Elementary have truly embraced the blogs and are actively viewing new posts, leaving comments and sharing entries with family members inCumberlandKindergartenBlog2WEB other parts of the country or the world. Parents who weren’t able to drive on a trip can see their child enjoying these activities.

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We Can ~ Official Video

We Can ~ Official Video

We Can official video of Jesse Ruben ~ Ecole Puntledge Park has a goal of 100,000 views for their ‘We Can’ video and we hope that the families in the Comox Valley School District will watch the video and share it with others.

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Developers of Wonder

Developers of Wonder

Imagination is a powerful tool for education. Give a child a stick, and she’ll imagine it to be a horse that gallops her away into a world of dialogue, problem-solving, and creativity.

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Traverse Climbing Wall

Traverse Climbing Wall

Students are never more than a few feet off the floor as they traverse, climb across, the wall. No ropes, harnesses or other special equipment is needed. Once installed the wall will become an integral part of the physical education program K-7 at the school and in-service training in its use will be provided for the teachers.

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The FORCE Society

The FORCE Society

The FORCE’s mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families.

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Reaching for Lighthouse Status

Reaching for Lighthouse Status

Knowledge has exploded around us and school can no longer be only about learning facts, we need students who can lead us into a better future.

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