News and Media Releases

Tune in tomorrow to view this week's submission of "We are not afraid Wednesday"

CCRSB News – October 28, 2014 - Tune in tomorrow to view this week’s submission of “We are not afraid Wednesday” featuring students and staff from Winding River Consolidated School. 


Pugwash District High School students participate in special event “Internet Sex and Safety”

CCRSB - October 28, 2014 - On October 6th Pugwash District High School (PDHS) held an important event: Internet, Sex & Safety, What you Need to Know! Truro-Bible Hill MLA, Lenore Zann provided the keynote address, talking about her personal experience with cyber bullying. The event was a collaborative effort between the Community Health Board and CCRSB.

Truro-Bible Hill MLA, Lenore Zann, with PDHS students. 

Northport Consolidated Elementary students welcome special guest

CCRSB News – October 28, 2014 – Students at Northport Consolidated Elementary received a special visit from Captain Rich MacLean of Cathay Pacific Airline. Captain MacLean, from Amherst, flies a 747-400 Airliner out of Hong Kong. 


A commercial plane similar to the one Captain MacLean flies.

West Pictou Consolidated School students enjoy helping each other

CCRSB News – October 23, 2014 - West Pictou Consolidated School staff encourage students to mentor others. Recently, the Grade 8 students put their mentoring skills to the test when they taught the Grade 6 students about microscopes. 

West Pictou grade 8 students helping grade 6 students. 

Pugwash District High School students visit Pugwash Estuary

CCRSB News – October 24, 2014 – On October 21st Pugwash District High School (PDHS) Biology 11, Science 10, and Options and Opportunities students engaged in ecological fieldwork on the Pugwash Estuary.


PDHS students in front of the Pugwash Estuary.

New Glasgow Academy - Code Blue Lockdown

CCRSB News - October 23, 2014 - New Glasgow Academy was briefly put into a Code Blue - Lockdown this afternoon after the reported actions of a student inside the building raised concerns. 

The Lockdown lasted for approximately five minutes and was initiated a few minutes before end of the day dismissal. Local police responded to the school. Following a brief search the Lockdown was lifted and dismissal occurred as normal.
Questions may be directed to the school office at 902-755-8400 or the Celtic Family of Schools Office at 902-755-8132.

Reminder: No school for students October 24; NSTU Provincial Conference Day

CCRSB News - October 23, 2014 - Students, parents and guardians are reminded that there is no school for CCRSB students tomorrow, October 24, due to NSTU Provincial Conference Day. Our staff members are going back to class!

River John Consolidated School students enjoy products from their garden

CCRSB News – October 23, 2014 – The grade 2 - 6 students at River John Consolidated School got to taste the results of their hard work! Last spring, students planted their own raised-bed vegetable gardens, planting tomatoes, potatoes, beans, turnip, carrots and peppers seeds.

Students at River John Consolidated School preparing a chicken stew.

Northport Elementary students receive a positive surprise from staff

CCRSB News – October 22, 2014 – On October 17th staff at Northport Consolidated Elementary (NCE) created positive post-it notes for each student and placed them above their backpack. Notes included statements like: “you make me smile”; “you are a great helper”, and “you are a great student”. 


A positive post-it note was placed above each of the students' backpacks.

CCRSB students celebrate Mi’kmaq history month

CCRSB News – October 22, 2014 - The Grade 2/3 class at Salt Springs Elementary has learned a lot about Mi’kmaq culture this past month. The class has read stories and poems, listened to songs and learned some of the Mi’kmaq language. They recently learned about the legend of the dream catcher and had fun creating their very own!


Salt Springs Elementary Grade 2/3 class with their dream catchers.