NCS dancing dads & principal perform The Nutcracker

By |2019-11-18T10:41:33-08:0018 November 2019|Categories: 2019, Arts, Elementary, Events, Middle School, School, Staff|

More than 10 students from Nanaimo Christian School will perform The Nutcracker at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo on November 22 and 23. This year three of those dancers’ dads and the NCS principal will join them on stage. None of the men are trained dancers. It’s a Kirkwood Academy tradition to recruit volunteer [...]

Tech and mental health resources from Screenagers film

By |2019-10-23T15:55:58-07:0023 October 2019|Categories: 2019, Events, High School, Middle School, Resources, School|

In our ongoing efforts to equip and educate parents on cell phone use, social media and online activity, this week at NCS we showed the latest Screenagers Movie "THE NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience.” Some of the hardest and scariest things we deal with now are all linked to screen time - [...]

Canadian author visits NCS November 5

By |2019-10-15T16:44:46-07:0015 October 2019|Categories: 2019, Arts, Elementary, Middle School, School|

Mark your calendar! Canadian author Eric Walters is visiting Nanaimo Christian School on Tuesday November 5 at 6:30pm. Mr. Walters has written 100+ young adult novels and picture books, beginning when he was a grade 5 teacher in search of books that would engage his students. At NCS our younger students have been introduced [...]

It’s Orange Shirt Day

By |2019-10-01T11:10:53-07:0030 September 2019|Categories: 2019, Elementary, High School, Middle School, School|

It's Orange Shirt Day! On Monday, September 30th our staff and students are wearing orange in recognition of Indigenous students that were taken from their families to residential schools. It is a symbol of acknowledgement and reconciliation. Today we'll be talking in our classrooms about what reconciliation means and why it's important.  Our orange [...]

6 things about Joanna Biddlecombe

By |2019-09-17T14:57:38-07:0017 September 2019|Categories: 2019, Middle School, School, Staff|

Before starting at NCS this fall as a Grade 6/7 teacher, Joanna taught at Star of the Sea Catholic School in Surrey from 2010 to 2019. Fun fact: She has also spent two years teaching overseas in Cairo. Join us in welcoming her! Here are 6 things to know about Mrs. Biddlecombe. 1. If [...]

More counselling support added this fall

By |2019-09-09T16:11:56-07:009 September 2019|Categories: 2019, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Resources, School, Staff|

This fall, counselling practicum students Kim Tarby and Christina James (pictured above, from left) join the NCS counselling team. The announcement comes a year after the new dedicated counselling room opened in Building B and more students continue to access the support.  Join us in welcoming Mrs. Tarby and Mrs. James! Mrs. Tarby is [...]

Wanted: Volunteer volleyball & basketball coaches

By |2019-09-09T16:15:17-07:005 September 2019|Categories: 2019, Athletics, Middle School, School, Volunteer opportunity|

Do you love sports and have a heart for kids? We’re looking for volunteer coaches! Make a difference as a mentor and encourager for youth in grades 6-8. Middle School Volleyball Coaches (2 teams) Season: November 2019 -- January 2020 1-2 practices a week (3:15-4:30) and 1 game per week (3:30-4:30) Middle School Basketball [...]

Sports Teams starting up

By |2017-09-09T11:00:51-07:006 September 2017|Categories: Athletics, High School, Middle School, School|

Welcome to the new school year! With a new year brings the start of many different school sports teams. We are very excited to see how God will use our athletes and the skills he has given them this year. At the high school level: Our Senior Girls Volleyball team has already started their practices [...]