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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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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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CVCDA History

CVCDA History

The Comox Valley Child Development Association (CVCDA) is a non-profit society that has served children and youth with special needs since 1974. The Comox Valley Child Development Centre, later changed to Child Development Association, opened its doors in downtown Cumberland on July 12, 1974. Initially […]

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CT Jumpstart

CT Jumpstart

A Million and Counting… No kid should be left on the sidelines but in Canada 1 in 3 families cannot afford to enroll their kids in organized sports. That’s almost 750,000 kids every year who want to play, but just can’t. Jumpstart aims to change […]

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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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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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Mental Health Workshops

Mental Health Workshops

The total number of 12-19 year olds in Canada at risk for developing depression is a staggering 3.2 million. Mental illness is increasingly threatening the lives of our children; with Canada’s youth suicide rate the third highest in the industrialized world.

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Hornby Students Learn Local

Hornby Students Learn Local

When the island around you is your classroom, and your community is a partner in your learning, interesting things happen. As a student, you learn that knowledge is not something you can always find on line or in a textbook, and learning is not something that happens at a desk. For adults, you learn that sharing responsibility for children’s learning is both challenging and rewarding.

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Everyone Deserves A Smile!

Everyone Deserves A Smile!

Last school year, teachers Doug David and Nick Moore introduced their Grade 5/6 class to the ‘I Can’ initiative. The concept came from Kiran Bir Sethi, a teacher in India who challenged her students to make a difference in their local communities.

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It was a GREAT Day!

It was a GREAT Day!

We ended the day with a couple of games of ping pong – I let them know I was undefeated and they might want to try to defeat me – “let’s just say that I still hold the title!”

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Big Ideas for a Little School

Big Ideas for a Little School

Denman Island Community School ~ November 2013 By Lucinda Wolters Our beautiful island with its diverse community is the perfect setting to engage our students in meaningful learning. This year at Denman Island Community School we are thrilled to be implementing a unique, rich educational […]

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The Valley Community

The Valley website is a place where your students, your teachers & your community gather to share and learn about the amazing projects, initiatives and outstanding achievements happening in our classrooms, our schools and on our fields. The saying goes ... "It takes a village..." and ours is fantastic!

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