Contact Information

Contact Dover Bay Secondary directly with the information listed below:

Mailing Address

6135 McGirr Road Nanaimo, V9V 1M1

Direct Information
  • Phone: 250 756-4595
  • Fax: 250 751-3405

Teacher Websites

Dover Bay Library

Monday: 8:00 – 2:05
Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 – 4:00
Friday: 8:00 – 2:30

Teacher Librarian: Mrs. Lyons
Library Clerk: Mrs. Hutton
Noon-hour Supervisor: Mrs. Larsson

We welcome Mr. Don Balcombe to Dover Bay Secondary. We hope he has a fantastic school year.

Stay Informed!

  • Please Choose Wisely
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

        Each day we are faced with a myriad of choices. Most are fairly simple in nature, the outcome of these choices, over time, helping to shape the routines of our lives. What to wear, what to eat, who to connect with through social me...

  • I hate to be a P.E.S.T, but...
    Monday, October 15, 2018

      A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak during our grade meetings with our students in grades nine through twelve. My message was positive, debunking some of the myths about today’s teenagers. I shared with them the sentimen...

  •  Year in review – 2017-2018
    Thursday, July 5, 2018

      The school year has come to a close. Our graduating class of 2018 is moving on to new opportunities and adventures and we wish them all the best in their post-Dover Bay learning. For the rest of us, the summer break allows us to reflect on...

  • Welcome to Dover Bay Parents of our Graduating Class of 2023
    Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    This evening we are hosting a parent session for our incoming grade 8 students, our Grad Class of 2023. The purpose of the meeting is to provide parents with an opportunity to learn about our grade 8 program, find out some information about secon...

  • 99.4% of you may not need this information. Please do your son/daughter a favour and read this post anyways.
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

      Over the years I have hosted countless parent information sessions. Topics have ranged from academic rigor to the importance of extracurricular activities, from drug and alcohol awareness to scholarship preparation, from Fine Arts apprecia...

  • Surviving and Thriving during the Teenage Years! Parent meeting February 13th 6:30 pm
    Monday, February 5, 2018

    Raising children during the teenage years is extremely hard work. And yet, it is one of the most important things you will ever do! Parents are invited to come join us on Tuesday, February 13th in our Multi-Purpose Room for a conversation on “S...

  • I Like Artists
    Monday, October 23, 2017

    I like artists. Not just their finished work that we marvel at, but the actual artists. Their stories, their struggles, their ambitions on display for us to criticize, judge, admire. I am sure that we are all artists in our lives, but most of us ...

  • Principal’s Perspective
    Thursday, October 5, 2017

    Welcome to the “Principal’s Perspective”, a blog to inform our Dover Bay school community about some of the wonderful things happening in our school. I will endeavor to blog once or twice a month, perhaps more, focusing on activities, event...

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We hope everyone has had a restful summer; school starts Tuesday Sept.3, with Gr.9-12 attending from 10:30-11:30 AM, and Gr. 8's from noon-2:30 PM. Welcome Back!

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