News and Media Releases

October 1st kicks off Mi’kmaq History Month

CCRSB News - October 1, 2014 -  Each year, in the month of October, Nova Scotians celebrate the contributions of Mi’kmaq people to Nova Scotia’s past, present and future with Mi’kmaq History Month. October 1, Treaty Day, commemorates the signing of the 1752 Treaty and begins the month-long celebrations and educational offerings at CCRSB schools and across Nova Scotia.

Mi'kmaq history month poster 2014


We are not afraid Wednesday will be launched tomorrow!

CCRSB News – September 30, 2014 – Tomorrow is the official launch of CCRSB’s “We are not afraid Wednesday”! In order to keep the Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together  message alive throughout the whole school year CCRSB will be posting a selection of videos, photos, and art submitted by CCRSB students and staff. 


We are not afraid Wednesday featuring Harmony Heights Elementary School!

CCRSB  News – October, 1 2014 - Our first ever “We are not afraid Wednesday” is finally here!  The first submission comes from Harmony Heights Elementary School. Click here to watch their video!

Bible Hill Junior High to host a parent information session about social media and teens on Tuesday, October 7

CRSB News - September 29, 2014 - On October 7th, at 6:30 pm  Bible Hill Junior High (BHJH) will be organizing a parent information session on how you can help guide your teen through the Social Media Age.  Presenters from the R.C.M.P., the R.C.M.P.’s forensic computer team as well as a member from the province’s CyberScan Task Force will be on hand to present information on a wide variety of topics and answer any questions that you as a concerned parent may have.

Bible Hill Junior High to host Parents as Career Coaches on Thursday, October 2

CCRSB News - September 29, 2014 - Do you ever think about how you can support your child with his or her career choices? How about becoming more aware of how your teenager may be navigating social media as well as the web? If the answer to either of these questions is yes. Please see below for further information:

Parents as Career Coaches:

West Pictou Consolidated School welcomes inspirational visitor

CCRSB News - October 3, 2014 - On September 24th, West Pictou Consolidated School received a visit from Ryan Leech, a professional mountain biker and master coach. His presentation,"Trail of Life" discusses topics such as believing in yourself, overcoming obstacles, handling criticism and following your heart. Along with his presentation, Ryan shared some of his biking skills with the grades 4-8 students. 

Ryan Leech at West Pictou Consolidated School.

Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

CCRSB News - September 29, 2014 - The Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will be held Wednesday evening, October 1 at 7: 00 p.m. in the Central Office Boardroom, 60 Lorne Street, Truro.

Northumberland Regional High School teacher recognized by Town of New Glasgow

CCRSB News - October 2, 2014 - On September 15th, Sherry Cheek, a teacher at Northumberland Regional High School, received a certificate of congratulations from Mayor, Barrie E. MacMillan, Town of New Glasgow in recognition of her two-week tour of world war historical sites.   

Sherry Cheek receiving her certificate from Barrie E. MacMillan.

Northumberland Regional High School Receives $19,990 grant from Future Shop

CCRSB News - September 25, 2014 - Northumberland Regional High School (NRHS) is the recipient of Future Shop’s Future Generation Tech Lab grant valued at $19,990! NRHS competed against 135 other schools nation-wide and came out on top. 


L to R: Mr. Morrison NRHS teacher, Future Shop representatives Matthew Walsh, Josh Matte and Luke Snyder.

Pugwash District High School receives a visit from Gwynne Dyer

CCRSB News – September 24, 2014 – On September 22nd Pugwash District High School received a visit from Gwynne Dyer. Gwynne has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, broadcaster and has lectured on international affairs for more than 20 years. He spoke to students about non-violent conflict resolution.

Gwynne Dyer with students.