Monthly Reports

Earlier this month, 38 female students from CCRSB participated in the Skills Canada - Nova Scotia Young Women’s Conference held at the NSCC campus in Truro. During the conference students were given the opportunity to explore technology based trades hands-on. Each student participated in three sessions exploring flash animation, systems management, green screen video production, unity game development and essential skills.

On April 9th Riverside Education Centre (REC) students participated in their very own We Day! The students enjoyed a morning full of music, dancing, videos and motivational guest speakers. 

During the We Day festivities it was announced that REC students had achieved their goal and raised enough money to build a school in Haiti through Free the Children. Over a two-year period, REC students raised $11,004.29. Great job to the REC We Day team and REC students who made it all happen!

On April 24th, 78 students from six Chignecto Family high schools – Springhill, River Hebert, Pugwash, Parrsboro, Amherst, and Oxford – met at the Tim Horton’s Children’s Camp in Tatamagouche for the second Cumberland County RCMP Cops N Kids Leadership Weekend. Over the course of three days and two nights the students engaged in several advisory discussions. The RCMP Commanding Officer in Nova Scotia, Assistant Commissioner Brian Brennan, met with the group on Friday and had interactive discussions with the students.

The official opening of New Glasgow Academy will be marked with a ceremony on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the school. The Honourable Karen Casey, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development; MLA for Pictou Centre, Pat Dunn; Barrie MacMillan, Mayor of New Glasgow; and Trudy Thompson, Chair of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will attend the ceremony.

Event: Official Opening of New Glasgow Academy

Location:  Gymnasium, New Glasgow Academy, 93 Albert Street, Nova Scotia

Time: 10:00 am

The Upper Stewiacke Masonic Lodge has donated $2000 to Upper Stewiacke Elementary School in support of their breakfast program! This will help the school to provide a wider variety of healthy breakfast items for students. Thanks to the Masonic Lodge for their support!!

Over 200 international students from across CCRSB gathered in the gymnasium at the Central Office today for a welcome lunch. Students, staff and host family supervisors had an opportunity to sample Maritime foods thanks to the Career Exploration Program culinary students from CEC. Lobster, salmon and mussels were on the menu, along with a big helping of fun!

As part of Mi'kmaq History Month, 21 students participating in DARE Arts (Discipline, Action, Responsibility, Excellence) from Riverside Education Centre worked with Mi'kmaq artist, Alan Syliboy, to create works of art that will become part of a larger community project.