PARENT RESOURCES

Welcome Parents!

You are an incredible blessing to Nanaimo Christian School. You’re involved in education in meaningful ways at home, on campus and within our community of school families. We appreciate all you are and do!

 

Here are some parent resources for your quick reference.

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Schedule

Elementary school

8:30am -- 3:05pm (12:30pm dismissal on Fridays)

 

Middle school

8:25am - 3:10pm (12:30pm dismissal on Fridays)

 

High school

8:35am - 3:15pm (12:30pm dismissal on Fridays)

 

Before & after-school care program

7:00am - 8:30am, 3:05pm - 5:30pm

 
Key contacts

 

General info

info@ncsnanaimo.com

250-754-4512

 

Head principal

james.sijpheer@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Elementary school learning director

cheryl.vanzyl@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

High school & middle school learning director

shannon.gillespie@ncsnanaimo.com 

Elementary school office

amy.gain@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

High school & middle school office

lynn.kopec@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Preschool

terri.vanek-veenstra@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Student support

sue.deschiffart@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

International program

rhonda.libbus@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Athletics

athletics@ncsnanaimo.com

 

Admissions

admissions@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Accounting

accounting@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Donations/sponsorships

development@ncsnsnaimo.com 

 

School bus

lynn.kopec@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Before & after school care

terri.vanek-veenstra@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Counselling

clifton.pinder@ncsnanaimo.com

 

Volunteering

volunteer@ncsnanaimo.com

 

Parent engagement committee

jenn.tonsi@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Society/board membership

jennifer.gent@ncsnanaimo.com

 

Alumni relations

development@ncsnanaimo.com 

 

Facility rental

amy.gain@ncsnanaimo.com  

Latest newsletters

All-school

Elementary school 

Middle school

High school 

School calendars (2020-21)

Special dates calendar

School holidays & Pro D calendar

Student handbook (2020-21)

Handbook extras -- COVID

School supply lists (2020-21)

Online ordering instructions

Order online here

Kindergarten 

Primary Gr. 1-2

Intermediate Gr. 3-5 

Middle school Gr. 6-8 

High school Gr. 9-12 

Tuition (2020-21)

High school (9-12) — $7,184

Middle school (6-8) — $6,809

Elementary school (K-5) — $6,809

* Families receive significant reductions in fees for additional students. Our family-based tuition rates, rather than per student tuition, ensure that Christian education is affordable for families with 1, 2, 3 or more kids. Read more.

Hot lunch program

** Currently suspended due to COVID-19 **

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Contact: terri.vanek-veenstra@ncsnanaimo.com

NCS is a nut-free zone

Several NCS students have life-threatening nut allergies. 

This year, all of NCS is a NUT-FREE zone, including peanuts and all tree nuts.

 

School bus

Bus routes & schedule (2020-21)

Bus info & guidelines (2020-21)

 

Permission forms

Latest forms at your MySchool login

 

NCS library & online research

Access the NCS library

 

Be an NCS ambassador

Welcome a new NCS family by phone or meet for coffee. 

Sign up here or contact 250-754-4512 ext. 120 or volunteer@ncsnanaimo.com.

 

Volunteer opportunities

Check current volunteer opportunities

Complete the volunteer interest survey

Prayer team

Send your prayer requests to prayer@ncsnanaimo.com.

Join our weekly prayer group meeting (via Zoom video for now).

 

Society & board membership

Have your say on school issues. 

Consider becoming a voting member.

Social media

Facebook @ncsnanaimo

Facebook @NanaimoChristianSchoolAlumni!

Instagram @ncsnanaimo

Instagram @ms_at_NCS (middle school)

Instagram @ncs.sc (student council)

 

Keeping students safe online

Keeping students safe online, both at home and at school, is extremely important to us! The following resources are provided to help families navigate an ever-changing and incredibly difficult digital world.

 

Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age Resources

 

Screenagers: Next Chapter

 

More for parents of teens and tweens

"Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids"

 

Axis: The Culture Translator

Weekly insight into how pop culture, technology, and media are influencing students. Equipping teachers and parents to start Biblically-based conversations.

 

"How to Talk with Your Kids About Pop Culture, Technology, and Social Media" 

Contact shannon.gillespie@ncsnanaimo.com to request a copy!

 

Protect your teens: 7 apps and websites parents should be aware of

If you want to protect your kids you need to know where they are.

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