Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board room. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith trustees given school assignments

Nanaimo school district announces trustee responsibilities for 2019-20

With a new school year underway, trustees for Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools have been given their school assignments for 2019-20.

Stephanie Higginson will be the trustee responsible for Ladysmith Secondary and its catchment schools, Ladysmith Intermediate and Primary schools and North Oyster Elementary.

Bill Robinson is responsible for Cedar Community Secondary School and most of its feeder schools: Cedar Elementary and Cinnabar Valley Elementary. Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ career technical centre and Island ConnectED K-12 distance education centre will also be under Robinson’s purview.

The recently-opened Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh School, while in the Cedar catchment, will be the responsibility of Lisa Marie Barron, school board vice-chairperson.

John Barsby Secondary School and its catchment schools – Bayview, Chase River and Park Avenue elementary and Georgia Avenue Community schools – are assigned to Jessica Stanley, along with learning alternatives.

READ ALSO: New Nanaimo school features indigenous language immersion

READ ALSO: Principal, teacher up for top honours for roles in education

Nanaimo District Secondary School and Brechin, Fairview, Forest Park, Gabriola, Mountain View, École Hammond Bay, École Pauline Haarer and École Quarterway elementary schools will be the responsibilities of two trustees, Elaine Wilkinson and Chantel O’Neill.

Wellington Secondary School and its feeder schools, Cilaire, Coal Tyee, Departure Bay, Rock City and Uplands Park elementary schools, will be overseen by Tania Brzovic.

Greg Keller will be responsible for Dover Bay Secondary School and Frank J. Ney, McGirr, Pleasant Valley, Randerson Ridge and Seaview elementary schools as well as international student education.

Charlene McKay was not assigned any schools due to her extra responsibilities as board chairperson.

Like us on Facebook and follow Karl on Twitter and Instagram

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

House burns in Harewood, three people displaced

Dog unaccounted for after house fire Sunday evening

Man dies in ATV accident south of Nanaimo

Incident happened on backroad Friday night in Nanaimo Lakes area

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No need to wait to enforce new speed limit in the north end

If safety is the goal, why is there a ‘grace period’ for motorists to adjust, asks letter writer

COVID-19: Uptick in calls to Haven Society crisis line as restrictions ease

Organization reminds people of their range of services

Nanaimo RCMP detachment resumes limited front counter service

Detachment front counter staff now processing police information checks

VIDEO: Injured bald eagle rescued in B.C. First Nations community

Bird suspected injured in fight, whisked off to Coquitlam rehab

Toronto Raptors’ Ujiri says conversations about racism can no longer be avoided

Thousands have protested Floyd’s death and repeated police killings of black men across the United States

B.C.’s Central Kootenay region declares state of emergency, issues evacuation orders

The evacuation alert covers all areas except the Cities of Castelgar and Nelson

‘I’m afraid’: Witnesses of wolf attack on senior near Prince Rupert worried about safety

Frank Russ shows where the unprovoked wolf attacked his father

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

Protesters prepare to rally against racism in front of Vancouver Art Gallery

Rally is in response to the deaths of black Americans and a Toronto woman

Protesters rally against anti-black, Indigenous racism in Toronto

Police estimated the crowd to be between 3,500 and 4,000 and said there was no violence

Feds earmark $1.5M to support recovery of B.C., Indigenous tourism

B.C. money will be split between Vancouver Island and Indigenous tourism

‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters U.S.

Tens of thousands marched to protest the death of George Floyd

Most Read