News and Media Releases

We are not afraid...

CCRSB News - August 11, 2014 - We are not afraid...to be kind, to Stand Up against bullying, to be who we are. Join us! Send us your best short video, poem, poster, essay, photo or other art work before September 9. At CCRSB, We are not afraid to Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together!

Around the world in one day at Pictou Elementary!

CCRSB News - June 25, 2014 - The students of Pictou Elementary School recently had their passports stamped as they learned about different cultures around the world.

Elmsdale District partners with AGNS & local artist for "2 Wheelers" exhibit

CCRSB News - June 25, 2014 - The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) is celebrating the history of cycling in Nova Scotia with their exhibit, 2 Wheelers. Grade 2 and 5 students from Elmsdale District School (EDS) worked alongside visual artist Stephanie Dean-Moore to create a textile mural called Freedom, illustrating the history of cycling. This work was possible thanks to the partnership with AGNS through an ArtsSmarts grant. 

Maple Ridge students learn "How to Fix a Lie" from author Nancy Wilcox

CCRSB News - June 23, 2014 - The Grade 3 and 4 students at Maple Ridge Elementary were recently joined by author, Nancy Wilcox. Ms. Wilcox shared her book, How to Fix a Lie, with students as part of their ongoing discussions related to Stand Up. Speak Out. Many of the students said it was the most awesome English Language Arts class ever!

Kennetcook District Elementary students visit Shubenacadie Sam and his friends!

CCRSB News - June 23, 2014 - The students from Kennetcook District School recently enjoyed a class trip to the Wildlife Park in Shubenacadie, home of Shubenacadie Sam!

Me to We: Cyrus Eaton students send support to Haitian children

CCRSB News - June 23, 2014 - Grade 5 and 6 students at Cyrus Eaton Elementary in Pugwash were thrilled with the results of their Cards ‘R Us campaign conducted through March and April. They raised $1742. 63 for the purchase of Medika Mamba, a protein supplement given to Haitian children who lack adequate nutrition. The students created greeting cards and, with the help of all Cyrus Eaton students, sold over 1000!

CCRSB 2014 Graduation Ceremonies – Dates & Times

CCRSB News - June 23, 2014 - The month of June is a busy time for schools in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, particularly our high schools as prom and graduation ceremonies go forward. Most graduation ceremonies have limited seating, so CCRSB encourages all of our graduates, their families and friends to confirm with their high school how many tickets each graduate is given and if there are any seats open to the public.

School Community Garden created at Enfield District School thanks to the generosity of many community businesses and volunteers!

CCRSB News - June 19, 2014 - Students at Enfield District Elementary have been busy preparing and planting a school garden. Thanks to the generous donations from many community businesses, the garden has been coming together quickly!

Sobeys donates $500 to Truro Elementary for Natural Playground, in memory of special employee

CCRSB News - June 19, 2014 - On Tuesday June 10, employees from Sobeys Debert Retail Support Centre presented a cheque for $500 to the Truro Elementary Parent Teacher Group (PTG) in memory of Kelly Stewart, an educational assistant at the school who had recently passed unexpectedly. 


L to R: Michael Price, TES Principal; Tim Cosh, Training and Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator, Sobeys;
Falesha Eagles,  Vice President , TES PTG and Heather Bishop-Amero , TES Vice-Principal.

HERH international students enjoy a day of "typical" Nova Scotia fun!

CCRSB News - June 19, 2014 - International students from Hants East Rural High recently went on a sight-seeing and knowledge-building tour in the Halifax Regional Municipality.