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Welcome to McGirr Elementary

McGirr Elementary School is part of the Nanaimo Ladysmith Public School District located in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Nanaimo is located on the sunny east coast of Vancouver Island (on the west coast of Canada). As of August 27, 2018 McGirr has an enrollment of 445 students from Kindergarten to Grade 7, enrolled in 19 divisions.

Gregg Halfyard is the principal of the school. Lisa Thom is the vice-principal.

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2018 Start Up:        Welcome back to another school year.  Welcome to all of our new students from         Rutherford Elementary!

  • The first day of school for grade 1-7 students is Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 11:00-12:00 noon.  Students attend regular hours starting Wednesday September 5th (8:30-2:22).
  • Kindergarten students begin the gradual entry process with schedules that parents received in July.  The first full day og kindergarten with all students together is Thursday September 13th.
  • The StrongStart Centre at McGirr opens on Monday, September 10, 2018.  *Please note the new location in the SE corner of the school in room 137.