CCRSB News - October 2, 2013 - The Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaw Museum (GHC), through program Director, Gordon Pictou, and Patsy Paul-Martin, CCRSB's Coordinator of First Nations Cultural Services, have combined forces once again to host the fifth annual Mi’kmaq Heritage Month Educator’s Conference. The Conference will take place October 3 and 4 at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and will welcome 50 participants; 22 from CCRSB.
The conference tackles a wide range of topics and brings teachers together with Mi’kmaw experts from around the province to share their knowledge and perspective on specific issues.
CCRSB News - October 2, 2013- The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board extends congratulations to the staff at Harmony Heights Elementary and West Colchester Consolidated on their school accreditation!
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - Each year, in the month of October, Nova Scotians celebrate the contributions of Mi’kmaq people to Nova Scotia’s past, present and future with Mi’kmaq History Month. October 1, Treaty Day, commemorates the signing of the 1752 Treaty and begins the month-long celebrations and educational offerings at CCRSB schools and across Nova Scotia.
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - The Committee-of-the-Whole meeting for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will be held tomorrow evening, October 2, beginning at 7:00 pm, in the Central Office board room, 60 Lorne Street, Truro, NS.
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - September was a great month for A.G. Baillie Memorial student, Cassidy MacDonald. The Grade 6 student and avid reader was selected to be a member of CBC Radio's Kids Book Club! One of only four students chosen - and the only one from outside of Halifax - Cassidy and her Book Club counterparts read "The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larson" by Susin Nielsen. The book, tells the story of Henry's life after his older brother takes violent action against a bully. His actions change Henry's life forever and forces the reader to confront the true costs of bullying.
CCRSB News - September 30, 2013 - Elementary students across the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) showed their continuing support for cancer research by participating in the annual Terry Fox Run. Almost 11,000 CCRSB students and staff walked, ran, jogged and participated in school assemblies and in-class learning activities to mark this important day.
CCRSB News - September 26, 2013 - The Colchester RCMP will be presenting a free session with anti-bullying speaker Tad Milmine in the Audio Visual Room at CEC on September 29. The session will run from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Tad's session has been developed for youth ages 12 and up, parents and guardians may also choose to bring younger children if they wish. All students and parents/gaurdians of CCRSB students are welcome to attend as are members of the local community.
CCRSB News - September 26, 2013 - As part of CCRSB’s new Stand Up. Speak Out.anti-bullying initiative, a grant program has been put in place to provide students with the monetary support needed to start and continue with actions and programming that promote a positive school climate. But there is a catch! Applications for theStudent Action Grantmust come from students or a group of students, be supported by a member of the school staff and, where possible, include community partners. Each school can receive up to $500!
CCRSB News - September 24, 2013 - In today’s world, peace needs to become more than just a word. On September 20, A.G. Baillie Memorial students took part in an international art and literacy project called The Pinwheels for Peace Project, in honour of the International Day of Peace, celebrated every September 21. This project allows students to share their views and feelings in relation to the events of the world and their own life.
CCRSB News - September 24, 2013 - On the afternoon of September 18, North Colchester High School (NCHS) students and staff, along with residents of Tatamagouche gathered at Patterson's Wharf to cheer on the crews of four canoes built as part of a summer canoe-making competition held this past August.