Students at Nanaimo District Secondary School will start school for the 2019-20 year beginning Sept. 3. (News Bulletin file)

School starting for Nanaimo-Ladysmith students

Students back Sept. 3 with modified school and bus schedules

Summer holidays are drawing to a close and Nanaimo-Ladysmith students will be back in class tomorrow, Sept. 3.

Students from Grades 1-12 will be in school from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 3, with some exceptions, according to a Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools bulletin.

Mountain View Elementary School students will be in school between 10:45 and 11:45 a.m.

Learning Alternatives students will be in school from noon to 2 p.m.

Cedar Secondary School students from Grades 9-12 will see school starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 11:30 a.m. Grade 8 students will see their first day of school beginning at 1 p.m., with dismissal at 3:20 p.m.

John Barsby Secondary School students from Grade 9-12 will be in school between 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Grade 8 students will be in school between noon and 2:40 p.m.

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Nanaimo District Secondary School Grade 8 students will see the first day of school running from 12:30-2 p.m. All other students are in school from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

Wellington Secondary School students from Grade 9-12 will see school begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 11 a.m. Grade 8 students are in school from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Dover Bay Secondary School Grade 9-12 students are in school from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. while Grade 8 students are in school from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Ladysmith Secondary School students will see school start at 11 a.m. Students from Grades 9-12 will be dismissed at noon, while Grade 8 students will be dismissed at 2 p.m.

Busing will run two hours later than usual on Sept. 3, with return runs beginning at noon, with some exceptions, said the school district.

Return bus runs will start at 11:45 a.m. at Mountain View.

Grade 8 busing at Dover Bay will begin at 11:30 a.m. with return routes at 2:30 p.m., while return runs for students from Grade 9-12 will start at noon.

Returning buses for Grade 9-12 students at NDSS begin at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Grade 8 students.

Busing for students of Learning Alternatives won’t begin until Wednesday, Sept. 4.


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