New Glasgow Academy update: Opening date being delayed

CCRSB News - September 5, 2014 - The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board has been notified that New Glasgow Academy will not be ready to open on Tuesday, September 9, as previously planned.

A new opening date has been set for Friday, September 12. This opening depends upon the construction company meeting their deadlines and commitments necessary for student occupancy. We are assigning extra staff this weekend to help the contractors with their work.

Grade 11 students learn about the healthcare system, first-hand, during innovative summer co-op

CCRSB News - September 8, 2014 - Thanks to a partnership between the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) and the Pictou County Health Authority (PCHA), three Grade 11 students from North Nova Education Centre, Northumberland Regional High School and Pictou Academy spent their summer job-shadowing at PCHA facilties. 

L to R: Caroline Straub, Ashlee Parker and Hanna Greene, North Nova Education Centre; Ariana Gammon,
Northumberland Regional High School; and Lindy Quann, Pictou Academy. 

Social media reminders for CCRSB students, parents & guardians

CCRS News - September 2, 2014 - As students, staff, parents and guardians welcome the start of another school year, it's a good time to refresh ourselves about social media etiquette. Remember, there is a person behind every profile. Treat them with respect.

Phone system at Truro Elementary School not working; contact school via email

CCRSB News - August 28, 2014 - The phone system at Truro Elementary School is not working at this time. Any one in need of contacting the school should email the administrative assistant at

Welcome back!

CCRSB News - August 28, 2014 - On behalf of the elected members and staff of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) we would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and returning students, as well as their families.

At CCRSB, our focus is our students. It is our job to ensure that every student is given the opportunity to succeed academically, socially and emotionally. We are proud of the successes that our students have realized in the past and know that our students of today have amazing potential to achieve.
Success for students is realized when there is cooperation, partnership and communication between home and school. We encourage all students, parents and guardians to make use of the many ways to become involved with your school and school board.

We are not afraid…to Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together!

CCRSB News - August 25, 2014 - Stand Up. Speak Out., CCRSB’s board-wide day of action against bullying and in support of positive, healthy relationships will happen on Thursday, September 18, 2014. This year we are focusing on the theme, “We are not afraid…” or “I am not afraid…” and we need our students to be the driving force! We need students to show us what that theme means to them.