​JOHN BARSBY COMMUNITY SCHOOL
550 Seventh Street
Nanaimo, B.C. Canada V9R 3Z2
Phone: 250-753-8211
Fax: 250-753-2430​​
  • Barsby Office Hours

    The administration office at Barsby is open daily Aug 31st to Sept 4th 8:30 to 4:00 for parents and students to pick-up report cards. We are also booking tours and counsellor meetings.

  • First Day of School Information - John Barsby Community Secondary
    10:50 a.m. start for Grades 9 - 12 with dismissal at 12:15
     
    12:30 p.m. start for Grade 8 with dismissal at 3:30 p.m.
     
    For a detailed schedule about the first day of school and a suggested list of school supplies click HERE
  • SD68 School Bus Route Information
    Click HERE for information about the 2015-2016 SD68 school bus routes.
     
    On Tuesday, September 8, bus runs begin two hours later than the regular morning schedule.
    Please note: Barsby first day transportation provided only for Grade 8 bus students

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Welcome to the site of John Barsby Community School. John Barsby is located in the heart of the Harewood community in the beautiful city of Nanaimo.
 
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 Bell Schedule

 
Click HERE to see a larger (printable) version of the bell schedule
 

 Daily Announcements

 

Report Cards

Report cards that were not picked-up in July are available for pick-up in the office during our summer office hours which will be 8:30 – 4:00
 
TeenFest 2015 - Saturday, September 19, Maffeo Sutton Park, 11:00 to 5:00 PM.
 
This one day FREE exhibition, for youth ages 12 to 18 years, and their families, will give teens and tweens in the Nanaimo area the opportunity to connect with each other, their peers, their communities and community leaders. Barsby staff will be distributing tickets for the event that students can use to enter festival prize draws. For more information visit the festival website http://teenfest.ca/nanaimo/
  
 

 School Calendar

 
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  Labour Day
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  Schools open for students
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  First Day of Regular Classes
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  Photo Day
  PAC meeting
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  Grade Assemblies
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 Special Announcements

 
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9/2/2015 2:18 PM
  
9/2/2015 9:36 AM
  
8/31/2015 9:41 AM
 

 Important Dates

 

 Barsby 2015-2016

Please check our annual calendar

(found on the bottom of this page)

for upcoming Barsby events. 

 
This month:
·        Tue Sept 8: Schools open for students
·         Wed Sept 9: First day of regular classes
·         Mon Sept 14: Photo Day
·         Mon Sept 14: PAC Meeting 7PM Barsby Library
·         Mon Sept 28: Non-Instructional day (no classes)
 
 
 
PLC Sessions - Early Dismissal for students

Students will be dismissed from school one-hour early on Mondays.

        Note for bus students - the school bus schedule runs one hour earlier on PLC early dismissal days

School and District Calendars

 

Click HERE to go to the 2015-2016 District School Calendar

 

Click HERE to see the SD68 3-year Calendar​

 

 

 

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 Friday Block Rotations

 

 

 

  Sept 11th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Sept 18th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Sept 25th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Oct 2nd: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Oct 9th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Oct 16th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Oct 30th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Nov 6th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Nov 13th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Nov 20th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Nov 27th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Dec 4th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Dec 11th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Dec 18th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Jan 8th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Jan 15th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Jan 22nd: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Jan 29th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Feb 5th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Feb 12th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Feb 19th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Feb 26th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Mar 4th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Mar 11th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Apr 1st: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  Apr 8th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  Apr 15th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  Apr 22nd: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  Apr 29th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  May 6th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  May 20th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  May 27th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  June 3rd: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  June 10th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
          June 17th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
 

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Code of Conduct

Barsby is a PBIS (Positive Behaviour Intervention Support) school and we promote positive behaviour through modelling and clearly defined expectations. Students are expected to follow the school's Code of Conduct. For more information about PBIS or the Code of Conduct go to About Us section of the Barsby webpage of click HERE.​

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DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sep 02, 2015
Schools open on Tuesday, September 8, 2015
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