School District 70 (Alberni)
Always learning - Apprendre, toujours - takaasʔaaqƛin huuḥtakšiiḥ

at Eighth Avenue Learning Centre


CHOICES is a Distributed Learning school located in the Eighth Avenue Learning Centre that provides self-paced, individualized instruction for students of all ages anywhere in the province.  Blended learning opportunities are also available onsite, offering students the opportunity to work with your teacher one-on-one or in small groups. All courses provided by CHOICES follow BC Ministry of Education Learning Standards.

 Kindergarten to Grade 9: We provide full programs of study for students at these grade levels. When families meet with their teacher for the first time, a personalized, student learning plan is developed. The goal is to create a plan of action for the year that will meet the needs of the student.

 Grades 10-12: Students at the secondary level select specific courses from an extensive list of course options. ADSS and USS students may also take an additional course while maintaining a full course load at either school.

 Grade 10-12 Courses Available: Art 10-12, English 10-12, Communications 11 and 12, Family Studies 12, Foods and Nutrition 12, Geography 12, History 12, Grad Transitions 12, Apprenticeship and Workplace  10 and 11, Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10, Foundations of Math 11 and 12, Pre-Calculus 11 and 12, Physical Education 10-12, Planning 10 and 12, Science 10, Science and Tech 11, Earth Science 11, Social Studies 10 and 11, Physics 11, Biology 11 and 12 and Chemistry 11 and 12.

 For ADSS and USS students, please see your school counsellor.  For all other inquiries please call 250-723-3744.