News and Media Releases

Twenty-eight CCRSB students receive Lieutenant Governor’s Education Medal

CCRSB News - May 27, 2014 - On Wednesday, May 21, 28 Grade 11 students from across the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) received the Lieutenant Governor's Education Medal in recognition of their academic performance, leadership and service to their school and community.

2014 Lieutenant Governor's Award Recipients (missing Aldo Mitchell Orsi).

CCRSB to honour employees at annual 25 Year Service Awards Ceremony tomorrow evening, May 27, 2014

CCRSB News - May 26, 2013 - The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will honour those employee who reached their 25th year of service with the board, this school year, at an awards ceremony at the Glengarry Hotel in Truro tomorrow evening, May 27, 2014.
This year the school board honours 45 employees who, combined, have have dedicated 1,125 years to the board. The employees represent all professions within the school board. The dinner and awards begin at 6:00 pm with a social time.

Teen Reader’s Choice Award names I Am Malala 2014 winner!

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board’s (CCRSB) Library Services team is pleased to announce that I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, written by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb, has been chosen for the Teen Reader’s Choice Award 2014.

“This was our third year for the Award and this was the closest contest yet,” says Jolene Shaw, CCRSB Library Services Manager. “Students were excited about the book selections and made their preferences known. Our goals of promoting pleasure reading and encouraging book discussion among teens were both achieved. This is a great program; we can’t wait to start planning for next year!”

One foot in front of the other: Shubenacadie District students running to stay active!

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - Students from Shubenacadie District Elementary School have been running to stay active! Eighty-five students joined the Running Club and ran both after school on Mondays and at lunch on Fridays. The students were training with a goal in mind: participating in the Hubtown Youth Fun Run.  

Shubenacadie District tied with Winding River Consolidated School for the Spirit Award!

Thorburn Consolidated dedicates reading room to former educator, Peggy McGee

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - Last month Thorburn Consolidated School honored former educator Peggy McGee, a dedicated and caring professional who shared her love of life, family and education, by renaming and dedicating the Peggy McGee Guided Reading Room.  

(L to R) Heather Cooley, Jason McGee, Mike McGee, and Maggie Kashmir are pictured
with many of the valuable resources purchased from a donation in Peggy's name. 

West Pictou students welcome the Royals!

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - Students from West Pictou Consolidated recently joined singer-songwriter Dave Gunning in welcoming Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, to Pictou County. The Royals stopped in Pictou as part of their Canadian tour.

Bible Hill Junior High hosts third annual "What's your story?" day

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - On Friday, May 16, Bible Hill Junior High School hosted its third annual “What’s Your Story?” day.  On this day, students and staff explored the stories of the people who make up their community.  Throughout the day, there were various student presentations as well as presentations from guests from throughout Nova Scotia.

Congratulations to all 2014 Regional Heritage Fair winners & participants!

CCRSB News - May 26, 2014 - On May 2, 200 projects from 18 CCRSB schools were on display at the Truro Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College during the annual Chignecto-Central Regional Heritage Fair. Seven projects were selected to move on the provincial heritage fair.

Enfield District Elementary students welcome a very special guest & learn first-hand about racism in Nova Scotia

CCRSB News - May 20, 2014 - Grade 3, 4 and 5 students at Enfield District Elementary welcomed a very special guest to their school last week, Mrs. Wanda Robson, Viola Desmond's sister.

Debert Elementary Students welcome new chicks into the world!

CCRSB News - May 20, 2014 - The Grade 1/2 class at Debert Elementary School were beaming with delight last week as they watched several chicks hatch out of their shells.