Category: Secondary Schools

This last weekend, former Ballenas Secondary student Alycia Butterworth, who graduated from the University of Idaho in 2015 with a degree in marketing and human resources, met the Olympic qualifying standard for the women’s 3,000m steeplechase at the Portland Track and

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They were in Howie Meeker country, playing a game at the Howie Meeker Rink, so it was was only fitting that the first inter-school hockey game played between Ballenas and Kwalikum Secondary students from the SD69 Hockey Program would turn-out

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  December 16, 2016 marked the eighth anniversary of a really great tradition of caring and community at Ballenas Secondary School. Over 750 students were treated to an amazing turkey lunch with all of the trimmings paid for, prepared and

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When I think of a jazz music experience, my mind goes to a sensory image involving a small dark room, comfortable overstuffed chairs, the smell of  cigarette smoke, amber liquids and a dimly lit stage. Thankfully jazz music has moved

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One of the most powerful tools we have for reaching and impacting youth and children is peer education. Peer education makes use of peer influence in a positive way to support learning, personal growth and understanding. Peer Educators… Are less likely

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In August, superintendents from around the province heard from Mike Bernier, our new Minister of Education, and several senior staff that the principles which are to guide our work with students in the days ahead will be: • Personalizing learning

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Mrs. MacDonald, my grade 2 teacher, was not quite sure what to make of the tempera painting of Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ quarterback  Bernie Faloney  fumbling the ball into the hands of BC Lion defensive stalwart Bill Munsey during the 1964 Grey

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School starts on September 8, 2015 for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, beginning one hour later and ending one hour earlier. Students in grades 9 through 12  start on September 9. Click to open full School Calendar.

Become a Homestay Host Family for the Qualicum School District International Student Program and open your heart and home to an international student! Many of our host families cherish the relationships they build through this program and in many cases, lifelong

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