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School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum school district superintendent oversees an eventful month of January

No school has reached threshold to consider staff redeployment or functional closure

School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (PQB News file photo)
The School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum school district board staging virtual town hall to talk longterm planning

Meeting to be held on Jan. 13 at 6 p.m., accessed through district’s website

The School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Qualicum school district plans safety protocols for full return of students

Preparation includes mitigating transmission and allowing for safe distancing

School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Staggered restart for PQB schools in 2022 sees children of essential workers return first

‘Health care workers are the stated priority’ for district

(PQB News file photo)
Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker stopped by Dave MacVicar's Grade 4/5 class at Arrowview Elementary school on Friday, Dec. 10, to award $100 in gift certificates to the winner of his winter art contest. (Submitted photo)

Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker visits with Arrowview Elementary School youngsters

Walker awarded $100 in gift certificates to the winner of regional school winter art contest

Parksville-Qualicum MLA Adam Walker stopped by Dave MacVicar's Grade 4/5 class at Arrowview Elementary school on Friday, Dec. 10, to award $100 in gift certificates to the winner of his winter art contest. (Submitted photo)
École Oceanside Elementary School, located at 980 Wright Rd in Parksville. (Google Maps)

Qualicum school district kindergarten teachers prepare for 2022 questionnaire

Exercise to determine child’s ability to meet age-appropriate development expectations

École Oceanside Elementary School, located at 980 Wright Rd in Parksville. (Google Maps)
Students and staff in School District 69 (Qualicum) will still be able to connect wirelessly in district schools, as the board of education has voted down the concept of a WIFI-free school. (AP Photo)

Qualicum district board votes down concept of schools with no Wi-Fi service

Presentation made regarding potentially negative effects of wireless radiation

Students and staff in School District 69 (Qualicum) will still be able to connect wirelessly in district schools, as the board of education has voted down the concept of a WIFI-free school. (AP Photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sign at 100 Jensen Ave. in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
Eva Hilborn, the founder of ‘Wonderful World of Books,’ sitting in her Qualicum Beach home, looking at what books might be a good fit for her program which delivers free books to three-year-olds in the School District 69 (Qualicum) catchment area. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Author, 95, shares lifelong love of books with three-year-olds in Bowser

Foundation hopes to expand delivery of free reading material to children

Eva Hilborn, the founder of ‘Wonderful World of Books,’ sitting in her Qualicum Beach home, looking at what books might be a good fit for her program which delivers free books to three-year-olds in the School District 69 (Qualicum) catchment area. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Parksville Community Centre at 132 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Community Centre at 132 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) schools will be closed on Sept. 30, 2021. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum school district facilities to be closed for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Offices for the City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach also closed Sept. 30

School District 69 (Qualicum) schools will be closed on Sept. 30, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)

25 books for 25 youngsters donated in Bowser Elementary School catchment area

Newly formed foundation ‘Wonderful World of Books’ provides gifts

Eva Hilborn, left, and Cathy Van Herwaarden as they prepare donated books for Bowser Elementary School area three-year-olds. (Submitted photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory started in the district on Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)

New School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent readies for 2021-22 year

Jory anticipates similar COVID-19 protocols as previous year

School District 69 (Qualicum) superintendent Peter Jory started in the district on Aug. 1, 2021. (Submitted photo)
School District 69’s (Qualicum) International Student Program staff. Front row, from left: Sandie Wassbauer, Shahnora Mustafayeva and Jenny Atkinson. Back row, from left: Ross Pepper, Ronda Bell and Becky Breitsprecher. (Submitted photo)

Retiring Qualicum school district principal Rhonda Bell receives provincial award

Bell accepts Distinguished Leadership Award through B.C. Council for International Education

School District 69’s (Qualicum) International Student Program staff. Front row, from left: Sandie Wassbauer, Shahnora Mustafayeva and Jenny Atkinson. Back row, from left: Ross Pepper, Ronda Bell and Becky Breitsprecher. (Submitted photo)
False Bay Elementary School students decorated feathers by Gitxsan artist, Michelle Stoney, as tribute to the 215 Indigenous children’s remains that were recently discovered in Kamloops. (Submitted photo)

School District 69 (Qualicum) teachers and students honour 215 Indigenous children

Schools tied orange ribbons; teachers organized walk-ins wearing orange shirts

False Bay Elementary School students decorated feathers by Gitxsan artist, Michelle Stoney, as tribute to the 215 Indigenous children’s remains that were recently discovered in Kamloops. (Submitted photo)
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