Students at Valley Elementary School receive an art lesson from a special guest

CCRSB News – November 18, 2014 – On November 6th students and staff at Valley Elementary School received a visit from special guest Leonard Paul, a First Nations Mi’kmaq visual artist. Leonard shared some of his work with the students, along with how he began his painting career. 

Leonard speaking with students at Valley Elementary. 

CCRSB students to explore careers in skilled trades and technologies

CCRSB News - November 18, 2014 - Students from CCRSB will be attending TechShop, presented by Skills Canada - Nova Scotia (SCNS) on Wednesday, November 19, at the NSCC Pictou Campus in Stellarton.

TechShop is a one-day event that offers high school students the opportunity to explore skilled trade and technology career options by participating in hands-on workshops and mentor discussion.

"We present information on skilled trade and technology careers, career training, and potential wage earnings in a fun and interactive way," said Robin Lorway, Acting Executive Director of SCNS.

Tune in tomorrow for this week's edition of "We are not afraid Wednesday"

CCRSB News - November 18, 2014 - Tune in tomorrow to view this week’s submission of “We are not afraid Wednesday” featuring students from South Colchester Academy. 

River Hebert District Elementary closed today, November 18, 2014

CCRSB News - November 18, 2014 - River Hebert District Elementary is closed today due to a water issue. As buses are already en route, students will be taken to the school. Parents/guardians will be contacted directly before students are returned home via bus. Parents or guardians with questions may contact the principal at 902-251-3205 or the Chignecto Family of Schools Office at 902-597-4207. 

Family + Math Night = A lot of fun at River John Consolidated School!

CCRSB News – November 17, 2014 - Recently, the staff at River John Consolidated School hosted a Math Night for students and their families. During the event students and their families played a number of games that focused on number sense. It was a great opportunity for students to practice their math skills and involve parents in the learning process.

Each family went home with a gift bag with all the materials needed to play the games they learned that night, at home, to continue the learning.

There were even some math related door prizes given to those who attended!






Students at Trenton Middle School chantent en français!

CCRSB News – November 17, 2014 - The Grade 6 students in Ms. Thorne's French class at Trenton Middle School enthusiastically start each morning by singing in French and adding actions to support their singing.

Ms. Thorne's French students love to sing in French as it brings energy to the language they are learning!