Jenn McGarrigle

Cedar parents take petition to legislature

Save Cedar Schools is challenging the school board's decision to close Cedar Secondary School at the end next year.

School trustees approve budget

Cuts to services and positions and moving students around are all strategies to balance the books in Nanaimo school district.

School trustees closer to finishing budget

NANAIMO – Trustees remove two proposed cuts and deferr a motion to look into removing more at budget meeting.

English-stream students at Ecole Davis Road could move

Ladysmith parents can find out more about the school district's proposal Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m. at Ecole Davis Road.

Changes proposed to school calendar

NANAIMO – Senior staff propose several changes to school calendar.

District sees slight enrolment increase

NANAIMO: More elementary school students than expected in school district classrooms this fall.

District eyes selling Cassidy property

Nanaimo school district is thinking about selling off property in Cassidy known as the old Waterloo School site.

One-year deal doesn’t solve main issues

Nanaimo educators say a tentative deal between teachers and the employers’ association leaves important issues unresolved.

Spring break will stay at one week for Ladysmith and Nanaimo students

School District 68 trustees voted 6-1 against extending spring break to two weeks next year.

School District 68 adding a deputy superintendent

The Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District is adding one new position and rearranging others to establish a learning services department.

Cassidy man speaking up after roadside memorials removed

A Cassidy man who set up roadside memorials on the Island Highway is speaking out after noticing that someone removed them

Nanaimo woman cleared of all charges from 2008 fatal crash

A Nanaimo mother was cleared Friday of impaired and dangerous driving charges stemming from a crash that killed her two sons.

‘Window of opportunity’ for Nanaimo-Ladysmith trustees to save money

School trustees have a “window of opportunity” this year to make some money-saving changes to the district’s budget.

Dry grad group looking for volunteers

Organizers of the largest year-end party for graduating students in Nanaimo and Ladysmith are seeking volunteers.

Nanaimo man pleads guilty to sex offences on children

A Nanaimo man will serve a community sentence for sexually assaulting four girls.

School district focusing on supporting early readers

School District 68 is going back to the basics to boost student achievement.

School trustee will take her seat after all

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school trustee Donna Allen has reversed her decision to give up her seat, and she has been sworn into office.

Ladysmith-Nanaimo school district considering moves for French immersion program

A review of French immersion programs in School District 68 recommends changes to school configurations.

Island forestry company to invest in operations

Western Forest Products will invest $200 million to modernize its sawmill and timberland operations over the next two or three years.

Students return to classroom unrest

As teachers ready themselves for the first day of job action today (Sept. 6), the Education Minister isn't holding much hope talks between the teachers' union and the province will end in a negotiated settlement quickly.