Campbell River School District 72

SD72 board office. Campbell River Mirror photo

Campbell River School district staff to receive priority vaccination

Campbell River School District employees are now eligible to be vaccinated against…

 

A still image captured from Benji Bridle’s video Get Reel which won Best Screenplay from the 2021 Vancouver Island Youth Film Festival. Benji Bridle – Get Reel

Get Reel: Island student’s video tribute to fly-fishing earns filmmaking award

Campbell River’s Benjamin Bridle celebrates his school district’s unique fishing program

 

COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 positive test at second Campbell River high school

Timberline is second school this week to have positive test

 

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
The Carihi Fly Fishing Club is touted as an example of incorporating the outdoors into the education curriculum in SD72. Photo submitted.

Vancouver Island educators embrace outdoor education and learning outdoors

SD72 schools taking students outside to learn what is normally taught in an indoor classroom

The Carihi Fly Fishing Club is touted as an example of incorporating the outdoors into the education curriculum in SD72. Photo submitted.
Reo Hashimoto is among the few international students that opted to stay in Campbell River over the summer. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Thousands of miles from home: international students adapting to double dose of strange

Pandemic twists the ‘normal’ of an overseas education

  • Oct 31, 2020
Reo Hashimoto is among the few international students that opted to stay in Campbell River over the summer. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
A Sept. 28 COVID-19 exposure at Carihi Secondary School was confirmed by Island Health on Oct. 8. Photo by Binny Paul – Campbell River Mirror

COVID-19 case confirmed at Carihi Secondary School

Potential exposure at the school occurred Sept. 28

A Sept. 28 COVID-19 exposure at Carihi Secondary School was confirmed by Island Health on Oct. 8. Photo by Binny Paul – Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River School District remains COVID-free, the superintendent said during the Sept. 29 virtual board meeting. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River classrooms remain COVID-free: school district

Superintendent asked community to remain committed to keeping spread of COVID-19 low

The Campbell River School District remains COVID-free, the superintendent said during the Sept. 29 virtual board meeting. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River School District’s team of teacher coordinators started work at the beginning of the school year. From left to right: Erin Pickering, Christine Fraser, Kim Stix, Audra Schroeder, Drew Williams, Rachel Friederich, Shannon Hagen, Gillian Kirke and Jeff Lontayao. Missing: Desiree Dallaire and Cathy Fowler. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Teaching the teachers: investing in student success

Campbell River School District hires 11 new teacher coordinators

The Campbell River School District’s team of teacher coordinators started work at the beginning of the school year. From left to right: Erin Pickering, Christine Fraser, Kim Stix, Audra Schroeder, Drew Williams, Rachel Friederich, Shannon Hagen, Gillian Kirke and Jeff Lontayao. Missing: Desiree Dallaire and Cathy Fowler. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
The guitar intro class at Ecole Phoenix Elementary School practises Seven Nation Army on July 15, 2020 as they prepare for an upcoming performance. Photo by Marc Kitteringham – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River School District one of two on the Island to offer summer school

Nearly 500 students took part in summer school offerings this year despite pandemic

The guitar intro class at Ecole Phoenix Elementary School practises Seven Nation Army on July 15, 2020 as they prepare for an upcoming performance. Photo by Marc Kitteringham – Campbell River Mirror
The area for the outdoor classroom at Lac la Hache Elementary School in School District 27. The Campbell River School Board is looking at investing funds to offer more outdoor learning opportunities in the district. Black Press file photo

Island educators want to decompress the classroom by exploring outdoor learning opportunities

Campbell River trustees interested in investing funds for outdoor classrooms and programs

The area for the outdoor classroom at Lac la Hache Elementary School in School District 27. The Campbell River School Board is looking at investing funds to offer more outdoor learning opportunities in the district. Black Press file photo
David Harper, president of the Campbell River District Teachers’ Association, is unsatisfied with the province’s plan for returning to school, but says school districts are going to do their best. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
David Harper, president of the Campbell River District Teachers’ Association, is unsatisfied with the province’s plan for returning to school, but says school districts are going to do their best. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
This year, Campbell River students will have the option of returning to school for full-time in-class instruction, hybrid learning or homeschool. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River students to have three options for learning this year

Options include in-class learning, distributed learning and homeschooling

This year, Campbell River students will have the option of returning to school for full-time in-class instruction, hybrid learning or homeschool. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
SD72 Scretary-Treasurer Kevin Patrick outlined the proposed remuneration increase for the Board of Education at the June 16 virtual meeting. Video meeting screenshot

Campbell River Board of Education approves their own pay raises

Remuneration is based on a formula developed by a community-based committee 15 years ago

SD72 Scretary-Treasurer Kevin Patrick outlined the proposed remuneration increase for the Board of Education at the June 16 virtual meeting. Video meeting screenshot
Ryan Humphreys and his Grade 6/7 class planted tulip bulbs at Ecole Phoenix Middle School before the pandemic. During the in-class teaching suspension, they used technology to stay connected. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island teachers find useful strategies in virtual classrooms

Educators finding out what is working and what is not

Ryan Humphreys and his Grade 6/7 class planted tulip bulbs at Ecole Phoenix Middle School before the pandemic. During the in-class teaching suspension, they used technology to stay connected. File photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Jennifer Abbott, a music teacher at Sandowne Elementary School, shares a musical literacy activity with her students over a Facebook video. She’s been sharing optional music activities for students to do during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sandowne Elementary School/ Facebook

Music education remains important, especially during pandemic

‘Music really does lift people up in times of trial,’ says Island music teacher

Jennifer Abbott, a music teacher at Sandowne Elementary School, shares a musical literacy activity with her students over a Facebook video. She’s been sharing optional music activities for students to do during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sandowne Elementary School/ Facebook
The Campbell River School District continues to support students who would normally access meal programs through their school. The district is delivering food packages to their homes every Thursday for as long as possible. The most recent delivery even included some Easter treats. Photo by Campbell River School District – Facebook

Campbell River School District food program continues to support more than 190 students

Packages are assembled by district staff and delivered by school bus drivers

The Campbell River School District continues to support students who would normally access meal programs through their school. The district is delivering food packages to their homes every Thursday for as long as possible. The most recent delivery even included some Easter treats. Photo by Campbell River School District – Facebook
On March 12, the Campbell River School District cancelled all district events in light of the first COVID-19 case on Vancouver Island. File photo

Campbell River School District cancels all events, but schools remain open

Decision made following announcement of COVID-19 case on Vancouver Island

On March 12, the Campbell River School District cancelled all district events in light of the first COVID-19 case on Vancouver Island. File photo
Anti-SOGI proponents hold up signs inside the Campbell River School District office ahead of a public school board meeting on March 10, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Board of Education meeting shut down by gender education protest

Board halts meeting due to interruptions from anti-SOGI group

Anti-SOGI proponents hold up signs inside the Campbell River School District office ahead of a public school board meeting on March 10, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
The start of the round 2 VIJHL playoff series between the Campbell River Storm and the Oceanside Generals has been postponed until Saturday, March 14. In this January 2020 file photo, Brendan Murray (26) fights for the puck deep in the Oceanside Generals end during regular season Junior B action at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River, B.C. on Jan. 3, 2020. The Storm beat the Generals 1-0. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island junior hockey playoff series postponed over COVID-19 concerns

Game 1 between Campbell River Storm and Oceanside Generals pushed to Saturday; no Game 2 date announced

The start of the round 2 VIJHL playoff series between the Campbell River Storm and the Oceanside Generals has been postponed until Saturday, March 14. In this January 2020 file photo, Brendan Murray (26) fights for the puck deep in the Oceanside Generals end during regular season Junior B action at the Rod Brind’Amour Arena in Campbell River, B.C. on Jan. 3, 2020. The Storm beat the Generals 1-0. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror