7 Things About Mrs. Rianna Bartz

Updated: Sep 26

Introducing a new elementary school teacher at NCS



Meet Mrs. Rianna Bartz, a new elementary school teacher at Nanaimo Christian School! Here are 7 things you need to know about her:


1. What’s your job title at NCS?

Gr. 3/4 Teacher


2. Tell us a bit about your work before coming to NCS.

During my first four years of teaching, I was the Gr. 3/4 teacher at a Christian School in Surrey, BC. Since moving to Vancouver Island, I have worked as a community class teacher through Regent Online Christian Academy, and as a curriculum writer for an online curriculum provider.


3. What do you love most about the type of work you do?

The part of teaching that I love most is the special connection you make with students and their families. It is a true gift to be able to spend each day with a group of students and to learn how each child is a unique member of our classroom family.


4. If you were an animal, what animal would you be? Why?

I would probably be a cat! I love to be cozy … and if I climbed a tree, I would probably get stuck and need rescuing.


5. What’s your secret talent or party trick?

I can fold a paper crane!


6. What are your hobbies?

I love to read, spend time with my husband and kids, take walks in nature, swim in lakes, and tackle almost any creative project. My latest project is restoring a beautiful old dollhouse.


7. What’s one thing God has been teaching you this year?

A theme that I believe God has been placing in my life over this past year is to stay slow and to live from a place of trust in his provision rather than a place of hurry or fear.


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