File Photo Due to extended power outages, the following schools are closed in School District 69 Qualicum Friday, Dec. 21: Bowser Elementary School, Qualicum Beach Elementary School, Nanoose Bay Elementary School.

Storm forces Friday closure of three Qualicum district schools

Bowser, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose Bay elementaries closed for the day

Due to extended power outages, the following schools are closed in School District 69 (Qualicum) Friday, Dec. 21:

Bowser Elementary School, Qualicum Beach Elementary School, Nanoose Bay Elementary School.

All other schools are open. Buses will be running as usual, but not to the schools that are closed for the day.

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Children who arrive at the closed schools will be looked after, and parents will be contacted. All staff are expected to be on site. We wish everyone all the best for the holiday season.

– Submitted by SD69

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