SD69

School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)

COVID-19: SD69 working on how to organize schools for planned fall re-opening

Qualicum School District required to have plan to ministry by Aug. 26

School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) will soon have its back to school plan ready to go. (File photo)

Qualicum school district to unveil initial back-to-school plan next week

Specifics of overall provincial plans to be announced at a later date

School District 69 (Qualicum) will soon have its back to school plan ready to go. (File photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) made a public statement about tolerance on July 3. (File photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) made a public statement about tolerance on July 3. (File photo)
School District 69 will hold a virtual budget meeting, postponed due to COVID-19, on June 5. (File photo)

Qualicum school district to host virtual meeting to talk budget

Discussion previously delayed due to COVID-19

School District 69 will hold a virtual budget meeting, postponed due to COVID-19, on June 5. (File photo)
Approximately 800 SD69 students returned to school this week. (File photo)
Approximately 800 SD69 students returned to school this week. (File photo)
SD 69 is gearing up to return to a partial, voluntary return to school on June 1. (File photo)

COVID-19: Learning continues in unique ways for SD 69 students

Youngsters find ways to excel while learning at home

  • May 25, 2020
SD 69 is gearing up to return to a partial, voluntary return to school on June 1. (File photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)

COVID-19: SD69 gears up for some students to head back to classrooms

Voluntary return will differ for elementary and high school

School District 69 (Qualicum) will see some students return to school on June 1. (File photo)
From left: Ballenas Secondary students Spencer Bradbury, Victor Kamel and Yehia El Karsh. (Carl Savage photo)

Ballenas Secondary students will see experiment head into to space

Three students’ experiment will run on International Space Station

  • Apr 8, 2020
From left: Ballenas Secondary students Spencer Bradbury, Victor Kamel and Yehia El Karsh. (Carl Savage photo)
Keven Elder, superintendent of schools for School District 69. (File photo)

COVID-19: School District 69 to develop ways for teachers to connect with parents after spring break

No home or online school, but ways will be offered to continue learning

Keven Elder, superintendent of schools for School District 69. (File photo)
From left: Pat Tann, executive director of BCAITC, Monica Bradbury and B.C. Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham. (Submitted photo)

Ballenas Secondary teacher receives special honour

Bradbury is the recipient of the BCAITC Outstanding Teacher Award

  • Feb 24, 2020
From left: Pat Tann, executive director of BCAITC, Monica Bradbury and B.C. Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham. (Submitted photo)
Superintendent Keven Elder talks to PQB business community about school system

Superintendent Keven Elder talks to PQB business community about school system

‘I want to thank you for what you do for kids in our community’

Superintendent Keven Elder talks to PQB business community about school system
The SD69 school board recently met with Qualicum Beach council. (File photo)

School board, Qualicum Beach council talk climate change

Two organizations also discuss Ballenas track, safe routes to school

The SD69 school board recently met with Qualicum Beach council. (File photo)
Field trips, protesting and more were all discussed at a recent SD 69 board meeting. (File photo)

SD69 notes: Air travel field trip to Nicaragua approved in principle

Student protests, menstrual products and kindergarten registration also discussed

Field trips, protesting and more were all discussed at a recent SD 69 board meeting. (File photo)
With a snow day on Monday, Feb. 11, scores of local youngsters were able to get some sledding in at Parksville Community Beach Park. (Michael Briones photo)

Qualicum district schools closed for Tuesday, Feb. 12

Second straight day snowy conditions will keep students at home

  • Feb 11, 2019
With a snow day on Monday, Feb. 11, scores of local youngsters were able to get some sledding in at Parksville Community Beach Park. (Michael Briones photo)