Queensbury Elementary
North Vancouver School District

Superintendent's K-12 Mask Update

April 01, 2021

March 31, 2021 Dear Students, Parents/Guardians and Staff, Earlier this week Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry amended the existing provincial public health orders . The strengthened orders and guidelines are in effect through April 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., and details are included in this news...

Messages from the Superintendent

September 01, 2020
‚ÄčCombined grades pamphlet, August 26th 2020 NVSD Superintendent Letter. combined grades pamphlet colour.pdf NVSD Superintendent Letter Aug 26, 2020.pdf

Sports Day Information

June 12, 2018
‚ÄčFriday, June 15th
Sports Day Information.pdf

Saleema Noon Sexual Health Presentations

January 08, 2018
Please open the link below to learn more about Saleema Noon's upcoming presentations at Queensbury. Saleema Noon Sexual Health Presentations

New Afterschool Programs

September 29, 2017
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture. After school programs will be offered this fall on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Registration links are below and brochures are available in the office. https://www.nvrc.ca/programs-memberships/find-program/after-hours-queensbury

Parent Consent Forms Are Officially Online!

September 15, 2017
‚Äč We are pleased to announce that four parent consent forms are officially available via School Cash Online. We kindly request all parents/guardians to login, fill out the forms and submit before September 21, 2017. Click here: https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com.

Parent Consent Forms Go Online

July 26, 2017
‚Äč ‚Äč Parents/guardians, on August 29, 2017 , four consent forms will be available via School Cash Online. If you don‚Äôt already have a School Cash Online account, we encourage you to register now. Click here:  https://sd44.schoolcashonline.com  Consent for all other forms is still provided on paper and you will receive...

Year End Message From The Superintendent

July 26, 2017
From: Mark Pearmain, Superintendent, North Vancouver School District

Dear Students, Staff and Parents/Guardians,    This school year has been truly inspirational for me as a new Superintendent. I am honoured to have been able to visit all 32 of our schools in the North Vancouver School District over the...

Have you accessed your child’s report card as yet?

July 11, 2017
‚Äč All parents/guardians are urged to access their child‚Äôs report card on the MyEd BC parent portal.  Parents should save and/or print the 2016-2017 June report card for their own records, as all 2016-2017 report cards uploads, as per provincial regulations, expire on July 31, 2017.

K-3 Afterschool Spring Basketball Program

February 22, 2017
Registration begins for both groups on Sunday February 26th. For more information go to  http://3pointbasketball.com‚Äč . Only 10 spots per grade.
3PointBasketball is a children's basketball program designed age specific to encourage and develop fundamental basketball skills in a positive learning environment. The program is available to K-3 students ‚Äčat Queensbury Elementary. Program...

Communicating Student Learning (Report Cards)

November 16, 2016
‚ÄčReport cards will be available online on the parent portal on March 6th. Parent Portal Letter Nov 24 2016.pdf
‚Äč‚Äč SD 44 Parent Portal document.pdf
MyEducation BC Log-in Tips and Troubleshooting.pdf‚Äč
Parent Portal Instruction Video.mp4

November 3, 2016
Dear Parents/Guardians: Subject:  Communicating Student Learning                                                                                                                                                 This fall,...

Cross Country Information

September 20, 2016
‚Äč Cross Country News September 2016   Welcome to the 2016 Queensbury Cross Country Running Team! We are looking forward to a fun season!   Forms and Uniforms Cross Country team participants need to return their permission forms in order to participate in Cross Country. Forms are available by the office.  ...

School Opening - September 2016

July 08, 2016
‚ÄčStudents in Grades 1 to 7 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH, 8:50-10:50  Please leave a message (604-903-3730) if your child will not be in attendance for this short day. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH, 8:50-3:00
Please bring a snack, lunch and school supplies. If possible, students will be moved into their new classes.


Track and Field Information

April 12, 2016
‚Äč Queensbury Track and Field Schedule 2016 (revised May 27th)   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8:00 ‚Äď 8:25   Distance   8: 10 ‚Äď 8:40 4-7 Triple Jump   8:15-8:35   4-7 Sprint 12:15 ‚Äď 12:45 4-7 High Jump   ‚Äč12:15 ‚Äď 12:45 6/7 Shot Put
3:15 ‚Äď 3:45 4/5 Shot...

Saleema Noon Educators - Sexual Health Presentations

February 11, 2016
‚ÄčDr. Brandy Wiebe, from Saleema Noon Sexual Health Educators will be presenting a parent workshop on Wednesday, March 2 nd from 6:30-8:00pm in the Queensbury Library.   She will also be presenting  in-class sessions to all students on Thursday, March 3 rd or Friday the 4 th . ‚Äč For additional information, please see the attached notice....

Our Primary Grades Present: "A Humbug Christmas" on Thursday, December 10th

November 26, 2015
‚Äč Divisions 6 through 13 are very excited to present their original performance of "A Humbug Christmas" on Thursday, December 10 th 2015 at 6:30pm in our school gym. Concerned that commercialism and trivial interests are causing people to have a "Humbug Christmas," the grade 4 students in Division 6 will...

Amended School Calendar 2015-16

November 23, 2015
The North Vancouver School District 2015/16 School Calendar is amended, adding two days of non-instructional time to the current school year:   ‚Äč Monday, February 29, 2016 ‚ÄčNon-instructional day.  Schools are not in-session. ‚Äč Friday, May 20, 2016 ‚ÄčNon-instructional day.  Schools are not in-session.
This change is made on the direction...

Lego and Animation After School Programs

September 17, 2015
Queensbury School is pleased to support two new after school programs that will be open to our students.  A Stop Motion Animation video workshop will be offered on Tuesdays, and a Lego workshop, on Wednesdays.  Registration will be through the providers and their websites.
Stop Motion Animation www.weecreative.com‚Äč‚Äč Queensbury...

School Opening September 2015

July 02, 2015
‚ÄčStudents in Grades 1 to 7 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH, 8:50-10:50  Please leave a message (604-903-3730) if your child will not be in attendance for this short day. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, 8:50-3:00
Please bring a snack, lunch and school supplies. If possible, students will be moved into their new classes.


Evolution of Music - Intermediate Concert, June 17th

June 07, 2015
‚Äč Divisions 1 through 5 are very excited to present their original performance of "The Evolution of Music" to families and friends on Wednesday, June 17 th 2015!   There will be one afternoon performance at 1:30pm for primary students and staff and an evening performance for families held at 7:00pm...

SKY ART - Sutherland Family of Schools Special Project

June 01, 2015
‚Äč ‚Äč ‚ÄčOn Monday, June 15th students in Kindergarten through grade 12 from Queensbury, Brooksbank, Eastview, Ridgeway and Sutherland will gather on the grass field to create a giant sized representation of Squamish artist Rick Harry‚Äôs Sabretooth Tiger, representing the values of generosity, belonging, mastery and independence.  It includes the four Coast...

Book Week

May 23, 2015
‚ÄčMay 25th - 29th is Book Week at Queensbury!  There will be events happening throughout the week including a visit by illustrator Cynthia Nugent, a visit by author Pam Withers, mystery guests to read with each classroom, and the creation of the Queensbury Book.‚Äč Everyday students will be encouraged to carry...

Fun Day Information

May 11, 2015
‚ÄčFriday, May 15th is Fun Day at Queensbury.  Please see attached notice for detailed information about the day.  Please note the 2:05 dismissal. fun day letter 2015.pdf

Autism Awareness Event

April 15, 2015
On April 1st, the Queensbury Community came together on a special Walking Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of April as Autism Awareness Month.  The event was organzied by grade 3 student Mia Jenkinson in honour of her brother Kyle, and brought together community partners with the staff, students and families  to raise awareness and funds for...

Track and Field Schedule

April 15, 2015
‚Äč Queensbury Track and Field Schedule 2015 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8:00   6/7 Sprint           8:20   4/5 Sprint 8:00 4 ‚Äď 7 Distance 8:00 6/7 Sprint 4/5 Triple Jump       8:20   4/5 Sprint 6/7 Triple Jump   8:00 Distance    ...

Jesse Miller Tuesday, February 17th

February 03, 2015
‚Äč We are very excited to present Jesse Miller and Parenting in the Social Media Generation.  Even if your child doesn't use, or is not exposed to social media now, he or she will be soon.  We encouarge all parents to attend this social media seminar.  Jesse will speak to the positive and...

Beatlemania February 26th 1:00 and 6:30pm

February 03, 2015
‚Äč P lease join us on February 26 th 2015 for "Beatlemania!"   Divisions 6 through 12 are very excited to present their original performance of "Beatlemania" to families and friends on Thursday, February 26 th 2015!   There will be one afternoon performance at 1:00pm for intermediate students and staff...

Parent Event: Dr. MacMamara

November 12, 2014
‚ÄčPlease see the attached flyer regarding the upcoming parent event.

Student Individual Photos - Retakes

November 06, 2014
Tues. Nov. 25 - Retake photos will take place at 9:00 am‚Äč

Grand Boulevard Parent Participation Preschool

October 17, 2014
‚ÄčGrand Boulevard Parent Participation Preschool still has spaces available for this school year. The parent participation model is being changed to meet the needs of working families by becoming a parent involvement preschool. For more information about our preschool please contact us at 604-987-2294, email us at info@gbppp.com or check out...

2015-2016 Kinder Parents Information Event

October 10, 2014
Parents are welcome to attend this event on Thurs. Oct. 23 at 7 pm at Centennial Theatre.  Click here for more registration information.‚Äč

New Kindergarten Students: Letter

July 03, 2014
‚ÄčParents of students starting kindergarten in September should be receiving a letter the second week of July regarding their child's class placement and the schedule for gradual entry. If you do not receive this letter by June 11th, please email us at queensbury@sd44.ca.

Summer School NEW UPDATE on July 2, 2014

June 30, 2014
Due to the limitations of the Labour Relations Board Essential Services Order, the restrictions on Summer School will prevent us from offering our planned educational programs. Students enrolled in both Review and Completion and Full Credit Summer School will be receiving full refunds over the next 4-6 weeks. These students should...

Board urges BCTF and BCPSEA to reach an agreement or settlement

June 25, 2014
Dear Minister Fassbender, Mr. Iker and Mr. Marchbank:   The North Vancouver Board of Education is writing you today to urge both parties to reach a negotiated agreement or mediated settlement as soon as possible. The bargaining impasse is directly impacting our students, parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff within our community....

BCTF Strike Action - Provincial Exams - Year-end Procedures

June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014 - Letter to Parents and Guardians:      I am writing to you with an important update on the BC Teachers‚Äô Federation declared withdrawal of services and several changes that will affect our end-of-year procedures, including Provincial Examinations, Grade 12 final grades, and the return of textbooks and resource...

Schools not in session on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

May 30, 2014
‚ÄčAs you may already know, the British Columbia Teachers‚Äô Federation announced that a second week of rotating, one-day strikes will take place throughout the province next week. The BCTF‚Äôs decision reflects a continuation of their job action related to teacher contract bargaining. Locally, the Teachers‚Äô Federation has directed its members in our...

Elementary Summer School Cancelled

May 30, 2014
At the May, 27, 2014 Public Meeting, the North Vancouver Board of Education approved the cancellation of the 2014 Elementary Summer School program. Due to limited funding for the program, and an inability to charge fees to ensure that all costs are covered, the School District is unable to offer the...

Approved 2014-2015 Queensbury School Calendar

May 28, 2014
This calendar includes all professional days as well as 2:00 pm Collaboration Meeting dismissals.‚Äč

May 29, 2014 - BCTF Rotating Strike Action

May 20, 2014
Schools are not in session on Thursday, May 29th due to BCTF Rotating Strike Action - Letter to all North Vancouver School District Parents and Guardians on May 20, 2014:

As you may be aware, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation announced this morning a series of rotating, one-day strikes to occur throughout the...

Ready, Set, Learn - 3 Yr. Olds - Come to Play at Queensbury

April 09, 2014
Queensbury School will be hosting a free early learning event on April 14 from 11:00 - 12:00 pm.  Please call us at 604-903-3730 to book a spot.  You will receive lots of information and your child will have a chance to check out school and will also receive a book and...

Elementary Band & String Registration 2014/2015

April 01, 2014
Registration for Band & Strings has begun.¬† Two special early bird rates have been made available if payment is received prior to May 2, 2014.¬† Please note there will be no refunds for the program after Sept. 30.¬† A $25.00 fee is changed for any NS cheques‚Äč.¬† Credit cards and cash...

Sutherand Secondary Band Presentation

February 13, 2014
‚ÄčPlease see the attached document about a wonderful free concert at Centennial Theatre on March 30th.
Sutherland Band Presents.pdf ...

Land, Learning and Livability Public Open Houses

February 07, 2014
‚ÄčLucas Centre Site and Cloverley School Site
The Board of Education is seeking public input as it undertakes a land management process that will identify options for repurposing of the Lucas Centre and Cloverley School sites.

Two public open houses will be held to inform the community on the process, and to...

Student E-News Website

January 08, 2014
Please be sure to visit the student created E-News website with the following link: Queensbury Student E-News‚Äč

Holiday Wishes Sing-Along - Wed. Dec. 18

December 02, 2013
The staff and students are Queensbury School have been hard at work preparing for the Holiday Wishes Sing-along.  There will be a 2 pm matinee and a 6:45 pm evening performance.  A pre-ordered ticket is required for all guests attending these performances. Unfortunately,  due to gym capacity and fire regulations no...

Primary Painting Class run by Mrs. Garford~still time to register!

November 04, 2013
Mrs. Garford will be teaching Primary Painting on Tues.¬† in¬†Jan.¬† Check the Artists for Kids website¬†for registration info.¬†Artists for Kids Website.¬†¬† ¬†‚Äč

Remembrance Day Assembly - Fri. Nov. 8 10:45 am

November 04, 2013
Parents are most welcome to join us¬†for our Remembrance Day Assembly.¬† Students, staff and parents are invited to donate a coin or two for the poppies they receive.¬† ‚Äč

School Tour - Nov. 20 9:30 - 10:00 am

October 24, 2013
Queensbury School will be hosting a tour at 9:30 on Nov. 20 for parents of students new to the school district, or parents who have kindergarten students registering for the upcoming school year. ¬† Please meet in the school lobby just prior to 9:30 am‚Äč

Thank You for Submitting School Fees. Outstanding cheques may be left at the office. Thanks!

October 21, 2013
‚ÄčThe fees cover the cost of agendas, science¬†& dance workshops, and gymnastics. The PAC has¬†kindly¬†covered the cost of tennis lessons .

Grade Six Outdoor School

October 18, 2013
‚ÄčOur grade six students will be attending the Outdoor school program from Monday, October 28th to November 1st.

Remembrance Day Assembly - Fri. Nov. 8 at 10:45 am -Parents, you are all welcome to attend.

October 16, 2013
Students, staff and parents are invited to donate a coin or two for the poppies they receive.¬† Donations are also¬†welcome at the office.‚Äč

Basketball & Cross Country Practice Schedule

September 20, 2013
Please access this information by clicking students/sports/basketball or cross country‚Äč

PAC - Fun Lunch Program - Register on Line starting Sep 06

August 28, 2013
Order Fun Lunches on Line!¬† Click on link above in "Getting Started" ‚Äč

Queensbury's Spring Fair - Sat. May 11 - 11:00 - 2:00 pm

May 02, 2013
Come and be a part of a community fair with a plant sale, sale tables, games, jousting ring, bouncy castle, refreshments, games, gift basket raffles and fun for the whole family! Queensbury School Gym Saturday, May 11 - 11:00 - 2:00 Free Admission!‚Äč

Student School Supply Order Forms

April 22, 2013
Please click on the Parent Link to access¬†Order Forms‚Äč

Student Emergency Release - Wed. May 8 - 1:30 pm

April 18, 2013
 Queensbury will be having an emergency earthquake drill at 1:15 pm.    Students will be released to parents/guardians  or designated adults (as per names on the release form signed in September) with photo ID.  This release will begin at 1:30 pm.  Parents of Gr. 7 students are asked to allow their child...

Track & Field - Swangard Track and Field Today

April 11, 2013
¬†Good Luck to all of our Swanagard Track¬†and Field participants! ¬† ‚Äč

Y4C Youth for Community Leadership Program

April 08, 2013
North Shore Neighbourhood House is offering a program for youth leadership that may be of interest to QB students.¬†Click on the title for more information‚Äč

Ready, Set, Learn - An Introduction to School for 3 yr olds

April 02, 2013
Parents/guardians are invited to attend this event at Queensbury School on Tues. April 16 from 11 am to 12 noon.¬†Three year olds will take part in a variety of activities and will also take home¬†a Discovery Play Bag.¬† Please call 604-903-3730 to reserve a spot.‚Äč

School Supply Orders

April 02, 2013
Parents will be provided the opportunity to order school supplies through "Creative Children".¬† Order forms will be sent home next week.‚Äč