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 [...]

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 [...]

Ugandan entrepreneur shares insight with Grade 9/10 class

By |2019-09-16T12:11:45-07:0016 September 2019|Categories: 2019, High School, School, Staff|

This afternoon we have a Ugandan guest speaker in Mr. Dykshoorn’s Grade 9/10 entrepreneurship & marketing class. Leonard Mutesasira, founder and executive director of the Uganda-based Rapid Advisory financial company, is talking about his experience in business start-up and sharing the ups and downs of business ownership.  Here’s how we made the connection with [...]

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 [...]