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Rutherford Track and Field Forms
(click to download)

FJ Ney expansion Project - Rutherford Closure Information

For more information click HERE​.​

On January 24, 2017, the Ministry of Education confirmed funding in the amount of $1.3M to be used entirely towards the construction of an addition at Frank J. Ney Elementary. The remaining funds needed to complete the project will be funded by the district. ​

Funding Announcement Letter, Jan 25th, 2017
To read the full letter click HERE.​

Rutherford Building Condition Report
To see the full report click HERE.

FJ Ney Project Report
To see the full report click HERE

Proposed Catchment Map (click on the map for a larger image)

FJ Ney expansion floorplan (click on floorplan for larger image)


Foundation Skills Assessment

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Rutherford PAC

The Rutherford Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) is a great opportunity to be more involved with the school, connect with other parents and provide some volunteer help for activities and events that make the students' school experiences deeper and richer. The PAC meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 and are held in the school library. Feel free to join us.

All parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. This is a great way to get involved in your community school. The Rutherford PAC also has a Facebook page that you can join - click HERE for the Rutherford PAC Facebook link.

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Curriculum Changes
​The province of BC has implemented a new curriculum for BC students and the new program starts for elementary students in September 2016. For more information about the curriculum changes click HERE

 ​ Core Competencies

The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. ​For more information about the Core Competencies click HERE​.

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SD68 Mobile App

Did you know that the Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools District has a mobile app? To make sure you receive the most up-to-date notifications from our school or from the district, download the app on your Apple or Android device.

·         Parents Guide to Facebook (Revised 2012) - By Anne Collier and Larry Magid:
·         Parents: The Door That’s Not Locked (Canadian Centre):
·         eParenting Tutorials (Canadian Media Awareness Network):
·         Netsmartz for Parents (from blogging to web cams and sexting):
·         How Do I Set Up Non-Annoying Parental Controls on All My Devices?:  

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