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School will start on Tuesday, September 4th, with a half-day session from 8:40am to 11:50am. Busses will run to this schedule.

From Wednesday, September 5th school will follow the full day schedule. Please send in recess snacks and a lunch with your child/ren.

First Day of School – Elementary Students

(grade 1 to 5)

Kindergarten: Kindergarten students do not attend school in the first week of school. Instead, there will be a ‘gradual entry’ so that the children have time to become accustomed to their new school life. Letters regarding gradual entry have been given to parents who have registered their child. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

Returning Students: For the first few days of school, returning students will return to their last year’s teacher and classroom. They will stay there until the school board announces that schools can move the students to their new classroom and teacher. All effort is made for this to be done as quickly as possible, usually in the first week of school. When the warning bell rings at 8:40, students should line up in their last year classroom line. They should look for their last year’s teacher or a staff member holding up the name of last year’s teacher.

New Students: The warning bell will ring at 8:40. At this time, all new students go to the elementary gym. Once there, they will be brought to their temporary classroom, where they will stay until the school board announces that the schools can move the students to their new classroom and teacher. All effort is made for this to be done as quickly as possible, usually in the first week of school.

Elementary School Supplies: 

Teachers have purchased bulk supplies and parents are asked to pay cover these costs. These supplies will be set up by teaching staff in the classrooms.

  • Kindergarten: paid directly to the office
          • Payment can be made via cheque (payable to JS PAC) or through the Hot lunch site. www.johnstubbs.hotlunches.net/admin

            **If you have not already done so, register for an account using the school access code:JSPAC2018**
            Grades 1-5: Bulk orders for each grade level paid directly to John Stubbs PAC

      First day of School – Middle School Student

    • (grade 6 to 8)

    When the warning bell rings at 8:40, all middle school students should go to the middle school gym. Once there, they should look for their name on the posted class lists and then go stand with their new teacher. There will be a short assembly before the students move on to their new classrooms.

    Middle School Supplies:

    To order Middle School supplies please go to www.schoolstart.ca and select parent shop. Click on province and select Victoria for city, look down the list for École John Stubbs. Once on that page there is a button for ordering online, it will then ask you what grade. You are able to order supplies until October 1st, 2019

    2019 Parent Letter- École John Stubbs Memorial (Victoria)

    Supply List – Grade 8 FI

    Supply List – Grade 7 Late FI

    Supply List – Grade 7 FI

    Supply List – Grade 6 Late FI

    Supply List – Grade 6 FI

    If you have any questions, please contact School Start directly:   info@schoolstart.ca    Ph: 1-800-580-1868 Fax: 1-800-580-1890


You are welcome to join us for End of Year Assemblies tomorrow,

Wednesday June 26th.

10 am – Middle School Assembly

1:30 pm –  Elementary Assembly


2019-20 School District Calendar

School District Calendar by list


Middle School parents should now have received login information for the parent portal of MyEd BC.  Attached is the parent instruction manual to guide you through the process.  

Please note that the first login should be done on a computer (not on a mobile device).

We will post the digital version of the middle school report cards on this portal by the end of Thursday June 27th.  Paper versions of the report card will be available in classroom on the morning of June 27th.  Feel free to contact the school office if you have any questions.  

SD#62 – MyEdBC Family Portal Instructional Manual


Elementary Beach Day is Tuesday, June 25th.  Students will travel by school bus to Witty’s Beach, leaving school at 9:00 a.m. and returning to the school by 2:00 p.m. 

All students are asked to be prepared for the weather.  They need enough water for the day, lunch, snacks, a sun hat and extra sunscreen.  Please apply sunscreen at home before leaving the house. 

Families are welcome to join us at the beach. 

 Reminder:   Year end assemblies are 10:00 for Middle School and 1:30 for Elementary school on Wednesday, June 26th.



You are officially invited to be a part of our studio audience for an episode of “Real Talk With Fairy Tale Legends” with your host Oliver Zaggeration. We will find out what REALLY happened with Snow White, the apple, and her seven unique companions.

   Thursday June 13th

doors open at 6 pm curtains at 6:30 pm

Admission is by donation so no need to buy tickets in advance.

The Social Justice Club will be running a concession stand to raise money for WE Villages so bring your change for a refreshing snack at intermission.



Your teachers at École John Stubbs Memorial are excited to offer you the opportunity to purchase your school supplies through School Start for the 2019/2020 school year. This process will save you both time and money.   There are a few simple steps to ensure your child will receive standardized brand name products (specified by each teacher).

You can place your order online at www.schoolstart.ca. Visa & MasterCard are accepted.  Place your order online in June and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win a $1000 cash draw! 

Late orders will be accepted online until October 1, 2019 (a $5 late fee will be applied after August 1, 2019).

The supplies will be packaged and delivered directly to your house. If you have a P.O. box please use your 911 address. Because the kit (s) are delivered to your home, you will have the ability to:

  • Pre-label your child’s supplies
  • Add supplies to your order for your child in another school
  • If you have any questions, please contact School Start:  Ph: 1-800-580-1868 Fax: 1-800-580-1890   info@schoolstart.ca


Please see detailed supply lists by grade under the top PARENT tab and the school supply drop down tab. 


Reunification Drill – Wedensday June 12, 1:30pm to 2:50pm.

Final reminder

THANK YOU in advance to all the parents, guardians and friends who are able to participate in the Emergency Reunification Drill this week.

Final reminders:

  • Weather will be warm and sunny – please make sure your child(ren) has/have a hat, water bottle & sunscreen.
  • This is a great opportunity to ensure the other emergency people listed on your contact list are aware of this process. The process is on the website in the reunification drop down menu.
  • If you are not able to pick up your child(ren) for this drill, they child will be released, as normal, at 2:50.  After school care continues as normal.  School buses run as normal. Teachers will walk the students down to the courtyard for usual pick up once the bell rings.
  • If you live within walking distance, we suggest you walk to the school.
  • PARKING: Expect traffic congestion at the school, please consider alternate parking areas in the community. Walk to the school from a little farther away. After consultation with our Military Police Liaison Officer, we have some suggestions for parking. Ideas for parking:
    • The old fire hall parking space next to the Canex store.
    • Outlying roads such as: Forward Drive, Meade Avenue, Baillie Avenue, Lascelles Crescent.
    • The parking lot at the church on Galiano Crescent.
    • Please remember to follow the laws regarding parking and to not block the community’s driveways.

We thank you for your support in this drill.  It is a chance to see what needs to be improved. It will help us prepare for a real emergency.


It’s a busy time of year with lots of activities planned for the end of the school year!  Please remember to send your child with water, hats and sunscreen!

A quick reminder that flip flops are not safe for school activities.  Sturdy sports sandals are a better choice.  We want to ensure the kids are safe while playing with their peers.

We want to extend a huge thank you to the PAC for providing hot lunches for the school year.  The volunteers have put in hours of preparation time and energy – MERCI! 


Drama Club Performance Thursday JUNE 13th 1:20 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

Elementary Fun Day Friday JUNE 21st

Elementary School Beach Day & Middle School Fun Day Tuesday JUNE 25th

Year End Assemblies take place Wednesday JUNE 26th CORRECTION (not the 16th) :  Middle School 10 a.m.  &  Elementary School 1:30 p.m.

Last Day of School Thursday JUNE 27th



École John Stubbs Memorial will be practicing an Emergency Reunification Drill to provide students, parents, and staff an opportunity to practice an important component of our school emergency plan.  Parents and guardians are requested to participate in the reunification process by following the procedures.

The STEP BY STEP GUIDE has been posted under the Parent tab above.  Please go to the Reunification Page and click on the link provided. 


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