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

    John Barsby School will be closed for Spring break Monday March 23rd to Friday March 27th. Classes resume at 9AM sharp on Monday March 30th. Have a safe and relaxing Spring break! 

jb-bulldog.png 
 
 
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.
 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 

 Bell Schedule (large version)

 
​Click HERE to go to a large version of the bell schedule
 

 Bell Schedule

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

 Daily Announcements

 

 

To All Staff, Partner Groups, Parents and Community …
 
Re:  Consultation on a new Three-Year Local School Calendar
 
At its meeting on March 18, 2015, the Board of Education directed staff to begin a 30-day consultation on the five recommendations created by the Nanaimo Ladysmith School Calendar Committee. 
 
1.       To extend the three-year local school calendar to the 2017-18 school year
2.       To implement elementary school local schedule guidelines
3.       To implement secondary school local schedule guidelines
4.       To increase Spring Break to two weeks
5.       To remove a non-instructional day (the District Implementation Day), and replace with an instructional day
 
This is notice that the consultation period will run from 3 p.m., Friday, March 20 until midnight, Sunday, April 19.
 
Your feedback should be provided directly to the Communications Department in writing, via email communications@sd68.bc.ca, or by completing the online survey by Sunday, April 19 at 12 midnight.  The online survey will also be available on our website at www.sd68.bc.ca
 
The Board of Education will receive a report from staff and make its decision at the Special Business Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 4:30 p.m., 395 Wakesiah Avenue (District Administration Centre Boardroom).
 
 
 

Do you need help in your class work or homework?

Come to room 234 - Tuesday after school or during lunch on Monday or Thursday

 

 

 

 School Calendar

 
< March, 2015 >
 Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat 
 1 
 2 
 3 
 4 
 5 
 6 
 7 
 8 
 9 
 10 
 11 
 12 
 13 
 14 
 15 
 16 
 17 
 18 
 19 
 20 
 21 
 22 
 23 
 24 
 25 
 26 
 27 
 28 
 29 
 30 
 31 
 1 
 2 
 3 
 4 
 

 Special Announcements

 
Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
  
  
  
  
3/20/2015 11:38 AM
  
3/16/2015 9:04 AM
 

 Important Dates

 
  • Annual Garden Manure Fundraiser Sale
    • Tues Mar 10 - pre-ordering begins
    • Fri Mar 20 3:00-5:00pm
    • Sat Mar 21 830 am to 5:00pm
    • Sun Mar 22 830am to 5:00pm (while supplies last)
    • click here for more information
  • Mar 23-27: Springbreak
  • Mon Mar 30: Classes resume
  • Tues Mar 31: Out-of-catchment and out-of-district registrations due today (click here for registration info)
  • Fri Apr 3: Good Friday (no classes)
  • Mon Apr 6: Easter Monday (no classes)
  • Mon Apr 13: PAC meeting 7PM (Library)
  • Mon Apr 20: PLC - early dismissal - (early bus schedule)
  • Tues Apr 28: Early dismissal - (regular bus schedule)
  • Thur Apr 30: Parent-Teacher Interviews 4-6PM (gym)

PLC Sessions - Early Dismissal for students

Students will be dismissed from school one-hour early on the first and third Mondays of the month, including: January 5 and 19; February 16; March 2 and 16; April 20; May 11 and 25.

 

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

.

 

 

 Friday Block Rotations

 
  • Friday March 6th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  • Friday March 13th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  • Friday March 20th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  • Friday April 10th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  • Friday April 17th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  • Friday April 24th: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  • Friday May 1st: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  • Friday May 8th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  • Friday May 15th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)
  • Friday May 22nd: A B C D (1 2 3 4)
  • Friday May 29th: C D A B (3 4 1 2) 
  • Friday June 5th: B A D C (2 1 4 3)
  • Friday June 12th: D C B A (4 3 2 1)​

 

 

 

 Erase Bullying!

 

Bullying isn’t just a child’s issue; it’s a school and community issue, and must be addressed with a school and community solution.

Everyone should be safe from bullying. Don't let them control you and keep you down. Help ERASE bullying starting now. ERASE is a private and anonymous online reporting tool for targets of bullying or those that witness it taking place. Some secrets aren't worth keeping. More information – Click the icon above!​

​​​​
 

 Staff Related Links

 
DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Feb 10, 2015
Your Voice 2015
PHOTO GALLERY
 

 Image Viewer

 
FOLLOW US