Working Group Option A and B

Ladysmith Working Group presents two options to School District 68

Option A:

Phase 1- September 2014

  • Close Davis Road in June 2014
  • Move Davis Road English track K-3 to Ladysmith Primary
  • Move Davis Road English track to 4-6 to Ladysmith Intermediate
  • Option for Davis Road English track, PLS and LIS students to go to North Oyster
  • Grades 7 to 12 at Ladysmith Secondary
  • French Immersion K-7 to North Oyster
  • North Oyster to be a K-7 school for French Immersion and English track
  • SD68 to evaluate feasibility of offering late French Immersion at North Oyster
  • SD68 to evaluate Grade 8 French immersion offered at LSS
  • Retain Davis Road site for possible future use
  • Begin planning process for conversion of Ladysmith Primary to K-6 school

Phase 2- 2015 or 2016

  • Close Ladysmith Intermediate requiring a 60-day consultation process
  • Renovate/expand Ladysmith Primary to accommodate LIS students, creating a 480-student school

Long term: Build new K-6 school in Ladysmith

Option B:

Phase 1- September 2014

  • Close Ladysmith Intermediate in June 2014 requiring a 60-day consultation process
  • Convert LPS to K-6 school
  • Change Davis Road to a K-6 school without French Immersion
  • LIS students to attend converted LPS and Davis Road
  • Change catchment boundaries to direct more students to Davis Road
  • Grades 7 to 12 at LSS
  • Move French Immersion K-7 to North Oyster
  • North Oyster to be a K-7 school for French Immersion and English track
  • SD68 to evaluate feasibility of offering late French Immersion at North Oyster
  • SD68 to evaluate Grade 8 French immersion offered at LSS

Phase 2- 2015 or 2016

  • Close Davis Road requiring a 60-day consultation process
  • Renovate/expand Ladysmith Primary to accommodate additional Davis Road students, creating a 480-student school
  • Retain Davis Road site for future planning purposes

Long term: Build new K-6 school in Ladysmith