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The intersection at Moilliet Street and Despard Avenue where a 12-year-old boy was struck by an oncoming vehicle early November while crossing at a marked crosswalk. (Mandy Moraes photo)

City staff members, school district officials to discuss high-traffic Parksville intersection

Young boy suffered broken leg after being hit in Despard/Moilliet crossing

The intersection at Moilliet Street and Despard Avenue where a 12-year-old boy was struck by an oncoming vehicle early November while crossing at a marked crosswalk. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Kwalikum Secondary School students will hold a bottle drive and will provide a Christmas tree chipping service on Jan. 2, 2021, in order to raise funds for their 2021 Dry Grad. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Kwalikum Secondary School students will hold a bottle drive and will provide a Christmas tree chipping service on Jan. 2, 2021, in order to raise funds for their 2021 Dry Grad. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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Qualicum School District scholarship sees bump to $8K for 2020-21 school year

Ballenas Secondary, Kwalikum Secondary, PASS and CEAP each to receive $2K

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Crossing guard and educational assistant, Sue Ashton, helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Crossing guard and educational assistant, Sue Ashton, helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Some of the 30 benches currently being constructed by eight Grade 11 and 12 Ballenas Secondary students. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Some of the 30 benches currently being constructed by eight Grade 11 and 12 Ballenas Secondary students. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Crossing guard and educational assistant, Sue Ashton, helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Crossing guards now stationed to assist youngsters at ‘worrisome’ Parksville intersection

WATCH: Safety concerns heightened after child injured last month at marked crosswalk

Crossing guard and educational assistant, Sue Ashton, helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Kwalikum Secondary School. (Mandy Moraes photo)

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach high school ‘operating normally’ following exposure

Superintendent: ‘People continue to trust the safety protocols’

Kwalikum Secondary School. (Mandy Moraes photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (file photo)

Qualicum School District passes motion to establish social justice committee

Aim is to foster a ‘more socially just school district and society’

School District 69 (Qualicum) logo. (file photo)
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Qualicum school district looks to form climate action plan

‘We’re in the right place at the right time’

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LETTER: Upgraded Parksville running track would have many users

Re: ‘Parksville running coaches remain firmly behind Ballenas track upgrade project’ (www.pqbnews.com,…

  • Dec 3, 2020
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Kwalikum Secondary School. (SD69 photo)

Schools superintendent says protocols don’t change after COVID-19 exposure at Qualicum Beach high school

Elder: ‘We were assured by the Health Authority that the school is safe’

Kwalikum Secondary School. (SD69 photo)
Kwalikum Secondary School. (SD69 photo)

COVID-19 case confirmed at Qualicum Beach high school

Public health staff are completing contact tracing

Kwalikum Secondary School. (SD69 photo)
The Parksville Community and Conference Centre, 132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Parksville Community and Conference Centre, 132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
BC Parks Foundation wants to buy West Ballenas Island. (Submitted photo)

Parksville students help raise funds to purchase West Ballenas Island

Aim is to assist BC Parks Foundation secure $1.7 million before Nov. 17

BC Parks Foundation wants to buy West Ballenas Island. (Submitted photo)
From left: vice principal Brayden Gordon, Indigenous liaison worker Linda Rabideau and principal Lesley LaCouVee stand next to a welcome pole after its “awakening” ceremony, on Oct. 9 at Ecole Oceanside Elementary. (Photo submitted)
From left: vice principal Brayden Gordon, Indigenous liaison worker Linda Rabideau and principal Lesley LaCouVee stand next to a welcome pole after its “awakening” ceremony, on Oct. 9 at Ecole Oceanside Elementary. (Photo submitted)
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No extra help for Qualicum school district’s courtesy bus riders

RDN unable to adjust routes ‘in any meaningful way’

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Community members welcome Qualicum Beach Elementary students back before school. (John Williams/submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach students met with outpouring of support

Community members cheer on youngsters as they return to school

Community members welcome Qualicum Beach Elementary students back before school. (John Williams/submitted photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) sends letter to education minister regarding funds

School District 69 (Qualicum) sends letter to education minister regarding funds

Asks for money to be divided on a per-student basis

School District 69 (Qualicum) sends letter to education minister regarding funds
SD 69 met with Qualicum Beach council on Feb. 5. (File photo)

Some mandatory mask-wearing to be part of Qualicum back-to-school

Most students expected to be back in class as School District 69’s plan approved by the ministry

SD 69 met with Qualicum Beach council on Feb. 5. (File photo)