CCRSB News - October 10, 2013 - Students at New Glasgow Junior High have embarked upon a project to create videos reflective of their school's committment to Positive Effective Behaviour Supports (PEBS). Following the launch of CCRSB's Stand Up. Speak Out. anti-bullying intiative, the Grade 8C class approached Educational Assistant, Stacey Munro, to create an anti-bullying video for their peers.
CCRSB News - October 7, 2013 - The Regular Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will take place this Wednesday evening, October 9, beginning at 7:00 pm at Debert Elementary School, 1320 Masstown Road, Debert
CCRSB News - October 3, 2013 - This year, Mikmaq History Month pays tribute to the art of Kawie’l Pu’taliewe’l, Porcupine Quill Baskets. The use of porcupine quills in Mi’kmaw artwork is a long-standing tradition, from complex patterns on clothing and moccasins to beautifully crafted quillboxes. Mi’kmaq quillboxes became popular in the “made for trade” economies of the 18th century, with quillwork expanding later to chairs, tables and cradles.
At the October 2 Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting, CCRSB’s Coordinator of First Nations Cultural Services, Patsy Paul-Martin, presented to board members focusing on Kawie’l Pu’taliewe’l. Board members were then treated to a truly spectacular demonstration of traditional Mi’kmaq Grass Dancing by Truro Elementary Grade Primary student, Brady Googoo.
CCRSB News - October 2, 2013 - The Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaw Museum (GHC), through program Director, Gordon Pictou, and Patsy Paul-Martin, CCRSB's Coordinator of First Nations Cultural Services, have combined forces once again to host the fifth annual Mi’kmaq Heritage Month Educator’s Conference. The Conference will take place October 3 and 4 at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and will welcome 50 participants; 22 from CCRSB.
The conference tackles a wide range of topics and brings teachers together with Mi’kmaw experts from around the province to share their knowledge and perspective on specific issues.
CCRSB News - October 2, 2013- The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board extends congratulations to the staff at Harmony Heights Elementary and West Colchester Consolidated on their school accreditation!
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - 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.
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - The Committee-of-the-Whole meeting for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board will be held tomorrow evening, October 2, beginning at 7:00 pm, in the Central Office board room, 60 Lorne Street, Truro, NS.
CCRSB News - October 1, 2013 - September was a great month for A.G. Baillie Memorial student, Cassidy MacDonald. The Grade 6 student and avid reader was selected to be a member of CBC Radio's Kids Book Club! One of only four students chosen - and the only one from outside of Halifax - Cassidy and her Book Club counterparts read "The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larson" by Susin Nielsen. The book, tells the story of Henry's life after his older brother takes violent action against a bully. His actions change Henry's life forever and forces the reader to confront the true costs of bullying.
CCRSB News - September 30, 2013 - Elementary students across the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) showed their continuing support for cancer research by participating in the annual Terry Fox Run. Almost 11,000 CCRSB students and staff walked, ran, jogged and participated in school assemblies and in-class learning activities to mark this important day.
CCRSB News - September 26, 2013 - The Colchester RCMP will be presenting a free session with anti-bullying speaker Tad Milmine in the Audio Visual Room at CEC on September 29. The session will run from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Tad's session has been developed for youth ages 12 and up, parents and guardians may also choose to bring younger children if they wish. All students and parents/gaurdians of CCRSB students are welcome to attend as are members of the local community.