News

Likely no report cards for those younger than Grade 10 in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Students below Grade 10 in District 69 are unlikely to get report cards this semester unless something changes in the ongoing teacher's strike, or there is a Labour Relations Board ruling and accompanying resources.

Teachers first voted to start 'work-to-rule' type job action March 6 stopping written communication with administrators and extra circular activities.

Since then the LRB has ruled that final exams and report cards are an essential service for grades 10-12, meaning they will receive report cards.

Superintendent Rollie Koop said they are not prepared to make a formal announcement that report cards will not be done for the lower grades — as several districts have — but that as things stand they don't have the necessary information from teachers, or the resources to do report cards.

He left the possibility open if there was a dramatic last minute change in the current situation.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Errington man battling BC Hydro
 
A Green Party in Parksville
 
Downtown Parksville merchants having some fun this holiday season
Victoria financial institutions bank on United Way
 
Big changes expected at Greater Victoria board of education
 
Victoria Royals unable to hold off Kelowna Rockets
Looking Back November 19
 
After the vote: Newly elected councillors respond
 
ELECTION 2014: New city council pushes teamwork

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.