School buses will be ferrying students to school today (Wednesday, Dec. 20), despite icy conditions the day after heavy snow and poweroutages cancelled school and several school events Tuesday. — File Photo

Parksville Qualicum schools open today after previous snowfall

School sports events and a school board meeting were also cancelled Tuesday

All School District 69 (Qualicum) schools are open and buses are running Wednesday, Dec. 20, according to the district.

The notice, posted to the SD69 website, notes the icy road conditions and asks that parents “please allow extra time for buses to arrive.”

This comes after five schools were closed Tuesday due to power outages, which also affected thousands of residents in various parts of Parksville Qualicum Beach. Those schools were:

– Kwalikum Secondary School

– Arrowview Elementary School

– Errington Elementary School

– Oceanside Elementary School

– Nanoose Bay Elementary School

All other district sites (including schools) were closed 2.5 hours early.

The weather also caused the school district to cancel its scheduled board meeting on Tuesday evening, and caused various school sports events to be cancelled.

Just Posted

Part Three: 10 questions with a Qualicum Beach historian

Local guide shares stories of town’s foundations

Andrew Scheer makes campaign stop in Parksville

Federal Conservative leader talks tax cuts, environment

2019 FEDERAL ELECTION: Meet the candidates for the Courtenay-Alberni riding

In an effort to inform the Courtenay-Alberni riding constituents, we have supplied… Continue reading

VIDEO: Liberals make child care pledge, Greens unveil platform on Day 6 of campaign

Green party leader Elizabeth May unveils her party’s platform in Toronto

Canucks sign Brock Boeser to three-year, US$17.6-million deal

Young sniper will be in Vancouver Tuesday

Nanaimo ferry an hour and a half behind schedule after medical emergency

Queen of Oak Bay was delayed at Departure Bay this afternoon

B.C. forest industry looks to a high-technology future

Restructuring similar to Europe 15 years ago, executive says

RCMP conclude investigation into 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire

Files have been turned over to BC Prosecution Service

B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

Government says settlement must include Canadian claims for devastation created by overdose crisis

Two Nanaimo residents share $5-million Lotto 6/49 prize

Jesse Logan and Teresa Winters Day matched all six numbers in Aug. 21 Lotto 6/49 draw

Island campground on the chopping block as ALC deadline looms

Owners fighting to continue facility’s operation, with a huge outpouring of support

Most Read