News and Media Releases

Provide your input into the future of education in Nova Scotia: Minister’s Panel on Education

CCRSB News - April 30, 2014 - The Minister’s Panel on Education is reviewing all aspects of the public education system in Nova Scotia. This is the first review of its kind in 25 years, and the Panel wants to hear from you. The views of all Nova Scotians are of critical importance and each completed online survey and submission will be carefully considered.

Springhill elementary schools students take a tour around the world during Culture and Heritage Fair

CCRSB News - April 30, 2014 - Students, families, and community members experienced a variety of cultures at West End Memorial and Junction Road Elementary Schools in Springhill on April 24th at their Culture and Heritage Fair. Traditional dance took place in the Philippines, chopstick practice in China, and learning numbers and colours in Spanish while stopping in Chile. This incredible learning experience had students excited about their world and sharing their knowledge with others.


Marathon of Respect and Equality (MORE): May 1, 2014

CCRSB Media Advisory - April 30, 2014 - Schools throughout Pictou County will be celebrating diversity, tolerance and understanding tomorrow, though the Marathon of Respect and Equality (MORE).  This marks the 25th year for MORE, which began in 1990 as the Run Against Racism.

CCRSB students to gather at NSCC, Truro Campus, for Regional Heritage Fair

CCRSB Media Advisory - April 30, 2014 - About 200 students from grades 4 to 9, representing schools throughout the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB), will gather at the Truro Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College on May 2 for CCRSB’s Regional Heritage Fair. Workshops on heritage topics will also be offered through the course of the day.

Et les résultats sont...

CCRSB News - April 29, 2014 - CCRSB saw great success at this year’s Provincial Concours d’art oratoire, with students taking eight gold and six silver in a total of 12 categories!

CCRSB has a new Twitter handle: @CCRSB_Official

CCRSB News - April 28, 2014 - The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board has a new Twitter handle: @CCRSB_Official.

We'll be posting the same great stories about our students and staff, just under a new handle. So, if you're following the old handle (@ChignectoCRSB) please switch to the new one. If you've never followed us on Twitter before, now is your chance to start!


Elmsdale District student places first in Royal Canadian Legion junior essay contest

CCRSB News - April 28, 2014 - Elmsdale District Elementary's Lauren G. was awarded first place by the Royal Canadian Legion in the Junior Essay category.  Her work is being forwarded to the National competition. Congratulations Lauren! 

Uniacke District School sending 20 students to Regional Heritage Fair

CCRSB News - April 28, 2014 - Uniacke District School (UDS) welcomed 78 junior high school students to it Heritage Fair last week. Students enthusiastically shared projects about their family histories, veterans, Canadian history and much more.

Wentworth Consolidated students learn about helping others from local Lions Club members

CCRSB News - April 28, 2014 - On April 23, students and staff at Wentworth Consolidated School welcomed Dave Galloway and Jeanie Maie Smith, Lions Club members from Springhill, to speak with them about Opening Eyes for Baby Georgia, an awareness and fundraising campaign. The students learned about the importance of helpng others and the need to be the change you want to see in the world.

Cobequid Consolidated Elementary students are ready for the gold medal match!

CCRSB News - April 25, 2014 - Cobequid Consolidated Elementary students recently had some fun with their families participating in the Cobequid Cup of Curling!