News and Media Releases

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.

Stand Up. Speak Out. kick-off event at North Nova Education Centre: See it again on YouTube

CCRSB News - September 22, 2014 - Did you miss the Stand Up. Speak Out. kick-off event at North Nova Education Centre on September 18th? No need to worry, we've uploaded video of the whole event to our YouTube Channel!

Click here to watch the event unfold - but, be prepared - Scott Jones is an amazing speaker with an incredible message of hope, foregiveness and courage.

You might need a tissue!

Kennetcook District Elementary answers the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

CCRSB News - September 22, 2014 - Kennetcook District Elementary recently answered the challenge from Maitland District Elementary School and completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Students gathered on the school lawn to cheer on staff as they one-by-one poured a bucket of water over their head. Click here to watch the video. 

Dr. W.A. MacLeod Consolidated 'Pinky Swears' to Stand Up and Speak Out

CCRSB News - September 22, 2014 - In honour of   Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together. on September 18th, over 500 students and staff members at Dr. W.A. MacLeod Consolidated created a piece of artwork while promising to Stand Up and Speak Out against bullying behaviour. The particpants "pinky swore' to work against bullying by using their fingerprints to represent leaves on a large tree.  

The Pinky Swear Tree

West Colchester Consolidated School closing due to road conditions

CCRSB News - September 22, 2014 - Classes at West Colchester Consolidated School are being cancelled today due to poor road conditions and wash outs. Parents are being contacted and buses are returning students home. Classes will proceed as normal at Great Village Elementary School. Parents or guardians with questions may call the Cobequid Family of Schools Office at 902-896-5737.

CCRSB is NOT afraid to Stand Up and Speak Out

CCRSB News – September 19, 2014 – Schools and offices across the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) came out in full force on September 18 to launch the second year of  Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together. This year’s regional kick-off event was hosted by North Nova Education Centre (NNEC) and live streamed for all CCRSB schools and offices to watch. (You can view the video here.) Almost 24,000 students, staff and elected members participated.

NNEC students at the regional kick-off.

It’s finally here: Stand Up. Speak Out. 2014, We are not afraid!!

CCRSB News - September 18, 2014 - Today, almost 24,000 students, staff and board members across the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) will kick-off the second year of conversations and actions to address bullying, and promote healthy relationships. CCRSB has received over 150 submissions for the “We are not afraid” campaign and we can’t wait to share them with the world!
From Uniacke to Advocate, our students and staff are standing up against bullying and showing us – through their words, their actions and their creativity – that they are not afraid to be kind, to be themselves, to help each other and to speak out when they see bullying happen.

Media Advisory: CCRSB to kick-off second year of anti-bullying initiative at all schools and offices; will welcome special guest, Scott Jones

Media Advisory - September 16, 2014 - The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) will mark the second year of its board-wide anti-bullying initiative, Stand Up. Speak Out. Stop Bullying. Together., on Thursday at all schools and offices across the board.