Monthly Reports

On October 12th, Charleigh Marshall, a Grade 11 student from CEC, spoke to CCRSB's governing board members about the importance of Mi'kmaq History Month. Charleigh shared her pride for her culture and her hope for a future that more actively incorporates Mi'kmaq learning, history and culture into the daily life of all Nova Scotians, but especially students. She was also responsible for organizing a special presentation at CEC for her fellow students on Friday.

On October 24th middle school students across the Celtic Family of Schools (Pictou County) participated in the 10th annual Henderson Paris United Nations Day at New Glasgow Academy. The almost 40 middle school students were joined by teachers and school staff, as well as Ron Turnbull, Celtic Family of Schools Supervisor, and special guests Henderson and Carol Paris.

CCRSB would like to extend a huge thank you to the employees at the Circle-K in Westville who held a “Fuel the School” fundraiser earlier this month! 

Through “Fuel the School,” $1000 has been graciously donated to Northumberland Regional High School.

We appreciate the support of the Circle-K in Westville and to everyone who fuelled up their gas tanks! 

CCRSB would like to extend a huge thank you to the Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County (SHCCC) for its generous contribution to schools in the Chignecto Family of Schools (Cumberland County)!

In December, SHCCC was chosen to receive funding from 100 Women Who Care Cumberland. The SHCCC decided to use some of those funds to provide elementary schools in Cumberland County with books that celebrate diversity and social inclusion, and support personal autonomy and safety.

In the May Super’s Report, Superintendent Gary Adams highlights the role of student leadership in Social Justice with events across our board, as well as the unique learning experiences at MakerTech.

This report also highlights recent awards for two board teachers, great news from each of our Family of Schools, a highlight reel from MakerTech, a video highlighting Social Justice in CCRSB, and CCRSB staff member, Marcel Lynds!

The Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC) honoured its top students recently with its annual Achievement Night Awards ceremony.

The Achievement Awards recognize students who have contributed to various aspects of student life while maintaining a strong academic standing. This year’s ceremony was also used to recognize CEC’s international students, as well as honour students who achieved academic recognition in externally administered mathematics, chemistry and physics competitions.

Parents of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) can now register their children for the provincial pre-primary program.

The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) released details of the program on Tuesday, July 18. The provincial pre-primary program will begin in September, 2017. To start, 50 pre-primary classes will open in 43 schools across Nova Scotia.

The program locations within CCRSB are:

•New Glasgow Academy

•North River Elementary School

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) announced today that Nolan Pike will deliver the keynote address at Stand Up. Speak Out. on Thursday, Sept. 14. 

Mr. Pike is a well-known and inspirational LGBTQ* community educator who has travelled throughout the Maritimes working with schools and other organizations to build more inclusive environments for the LGBTQ* community.