School District 68

Dover Bay Secondary School. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo high school adds four classrooms, subtracts four portables with $2.6M expansion

Classrooms, fitness area, gender-neutral washroom coming to Dover Bay Secondary in 2022

 

Justine Keefer’s Cedar Elementary School Grade 6/7 class put together a student paper, as part of a school project. Pictured here Andrew Gregory, left, Felix Leduc, Addison Armstrong, Lucia Walker and Anise Dick. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Cedar Elementary School students create their own newspaper

Grade 6/7 class publishes Wolf Pack News as part of language arts and social studies

 

Nanaimo District Secondary School is under hold-and-secure emergency procedures as Nanaimo RCMP investigate a report of a youth with a weapon on school grounds. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Hold-and-secure at Nanaimo District Secondary lifted

School district said Nanaimo RCMP investigated after report of youth with weapon

 

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools is looking to return to the semester system for high school students in the 2021-22 school year. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district eyes return to semester system at high schools

Quarter system being used at secondary schools in 2020-21 due to pandemic

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools is looking to return to the semester system for high school students in the 2021-22 school year. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin photo)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district passes budget, adds educational assistants

COVID-19 again has an influence as SD68 settles on $173-million budget for 2021-22

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin photo)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file)

Improving accessibility, reopening schools mentioned in Nanaimo’s school facilities plan

Trustees for Nanaimo-Ladysmith unanimously pass 2021-31 long-range facilities plan

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo District Secondary School. (News Bulletin file)

Classes back to normal at Nanaimo schools after bear sighting

Schools and district administration centre clear, but bear spotted at Buttertubs Marsh area

Nanaimo District Secondary School. (News Bulletin file)
Cedar Elementary School has seen a case of COVID-19, with potential exposure dates May 17 and 18, according to Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file)
Cedar Elementary School has seen a case of COVID-19, with potential exposure dates May 17 and 18, according to Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools. (News Bulletin file)
(News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo school trustees decide not to establish COVID-19 contingency fund

Up to $1.5 million for continued enhanced cleaning and mental health supports had been proposed

(News Bulletin file)
New child care spaces are coming to Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district centres, including at École Quarterway Elementary. (News Bulletin file)

Province announces partnerships on more than 200 new licensed child care spaces in Nanaimo

Majority of funding provided to Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district centres

New child care spaces are coming to Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district centres, including at École Quarterway Elementary. (News Bulletin file)
Tamara Cameron, Uplands Park Elementary School music teacher and librarian, students Ben Leduc, second from left, Avery Kojima and Kinley Robson, as well as other music students from the school, will benefit from $8,000 from MusiCounts, for instruments and recording equipment. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Money for new instruments music to ears of Uplands Park school staff and students

Grant from music education charity MusiCounts means students will have more ways to be creative

Tamara Cameron, Uplands Park Elementary School music teacher and librarian, students Ben Leduc, second from left, Avery Kojima and Kinley Robson, as well as other music students from the school, will benefit from $8,000 from MusiCounts, for instruments and recording equipment. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
A scene from the Schoolhouse Squat from October 2018, where Alliance Against Displacement members and supporters occupied the Rutherford Elementary School site, advocating for people experiencing homelessness. (News Bulletin file)

Two more involved in ‘Schoolhouse Squat’ sentenced in Nanaimo court

Ivan Donald Drury, Tingchun (Listen) Chen get conditional discharges in provincial court in Nanaimo

A scene from the Schoolhouse Squat from October 2018, where Alliance Against Displacement members and supporters occupied the Rutherford Elementary School site, advocating for people experiencing homelessness. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district shows off electric buses

New buses anticipated to reduce 17 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions from SD68 buses

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ superintendent Scott Saywell at a May 6 press event showing off two new electric school buses. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board has voted against instituting trustee pay raises in July, instead increasing wages of the next school board. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school trustees vote to hold off on pay raise until next board is elected

Ad hoc committee recommended giving current trustees a boost in pay, starting July

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ board has voted against instituting trustee pay raises in July, instead increasing wages of the next school board. (News Bulletin file)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools will write both the governments of B.C. and Canada, seeking a continuation of COVID-19-specific funding for the 2021-22 school year. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo school board to ask governments for continued COVID-19 funding

Trustees eyeing pandemic uncertainty as they plan for 2021-22 school year

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools will write both the governments of B.C. and Canada, seeking a continuation of COVID-19-specific funding for the 2021-22 school year. (News Bulletin file)