Lenore Underhill
PHONE: (250) 746-7541
FAX: (250) 746-8351

General Information

The Gifted Catyalyst Program in the Cowichan Valley School District is the program used to meet the needs of students with exceptional abilities. The program also provides opportunities for all students to work in their talent and strength areas. The program is designed to meet the BC Ministry of Education mandates as well as our school district philosophy and mission statement.



Challenge Programs

As part of its Gifted and Talented programming, the Cowichan Valley School District provides opportunities for students to take part in district events designed to challenge students in various subject areas. Teachers have the opportunity to work with students for several weeks ahead of events to prepare them for taking part in the various competitions. Schools are encouraged to send teams of students to each challenge event. Students receive certificates of participation.

District Challenge Program for 2013-2014

Watch for information on the District Challenge Program for 2013-2014
(including results for Intermediate and Primary Challenges when they become available).

District Chess Tournament 2014Friday, April 4th, (8:30-1:55)*
Venue: Maple Bay Elementary School

*Times may vary if games are completed in less than 40 minutes and if game 6 is not required.

Young Filmmakers Workshop Session 3 (FINAL)
Tuesday, April 15th (12:30-4:00)
Venue: TBA

Poetry Slam
Wednesday, April 15th (6:30-8:30)
Venue: Cowichan Secondary School Cafeteria