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Nanaimo student a finalist for national award

NANAIMO – At age 17, Kennedy Baker has already overcome some life-altering challenges – and moved on to support others.

North Oyster parents host community meeting

A group of parents concerned about the proposed closure of North Oyster Elementary School are holding a community meeting Thursday (May 30).

Trustees approve district land deal

NANAIMO – School trustees gave the official stamp of approval to a major land exchange deal with city.

COLUMN: Gardening success all about timing

NANAIMO – The May flowers and showers signal the start of another vegetable gardening season in the Harbour City.

Serving the community for 25 years

NANAIMO - Nanaimo News Bulletin celebrates its 25th anniversary in publishing

Group stages walk to protest school facilities plan

NANAIMO – Parents, students and school district employees concerned about proposed school closures walked from Ladysmith to Nanaimo .

District flips switch on new energy saving programs

NANAIMO – Upcoming projects help school district reduce energy costs.

District schedules facilities plan consultation meetings

The two-month public consultation process on Nanaimo school district's proposed 10-year facilities plan is nearing the halfway marker.

For some students

Learning how to learn

NANAIMO – There is an order and a calmness about Marcy Boudreau's Grade 1 classroom at Uplands Park Elementary School.

For some students

New purchasing program saving district money

A new purchasing system has paid off for Nanaimo school district to the tune of thousands of dollars in rebates over the past four years.

Project manager selected for Wellington upgrade

Nanaimo school district officials have selected a construction manager to oversee seismic renovations at Wellington Secondary School.

School district finances better than anticipated

Nanaimo school district could end the year with more money in the bank than expected.

Parents band together to protest facilities plan

NANAIMO – Parents concerned about proposed school closures in Nanaimo school district are banding together to oppose the move.

Nanaimo student competing in international geography championship

NANAIMO – Jacob Burnley one of three students selected to represent Canada at the National Geographic World Geography Championships.

Stakeholders mull future of learning alternatives

NANAIMO – Hands-on, project-based learning and the establishment of a centralized trades academy in Nanaimo part of long-term vision.

Schools get money for anti-vandalism projects

NANAIMO –Students at two secondary schools working on school beautification projects.

Tossed butts problematic for fire crews

NANAIMO – Warmer weather means an increase in fires from carelessly discarded cigarette butts.

Education on the radar for Nanaimo riding candidates

NANAIMO – After health care, education is the second largest budget item for the provincial government.

Parksville-Qualicum NDP candidate Barry Avis addresses the crowd at the all-candidates meeting held Wednesday at Dover Bay Secondary School.

Candidates discuss range of issues at meeting

NANAIMO – Many topics discussed at Wednesday evening's all-candidates meeting.

Parksville-Qualicum NDP candidate Barry Avis addresses the crowd at the all-candidates meeting held Wednesday at Dover Bay Secondary School.

Trustees debate Serauxmen Stadium options

NANAIMO – School district looks for revenue from Serauxmen Stadium.