Public Meeting - October 6, 2016

Media Release: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

School Options Committee, northwestern Pictou County School Review Process

Members of the public are invited to attend the first of three public meetings of the School Options Committee for the ongoing School Review Process in northwestern Pictou County. The schools being reviewed in the Process are Pictou Elementary, Dr. Thomas McCulloch Junior High and Pictou Academy. Northumberland Regional High School is also included in this Process as a potential receiving school.

The meeting will be held on October 6th, beginning at 7:00 pm in the gymnasium at Pictou Elementary School. In accordance with the Provincial School Review Policy (Directive J), the public meeting is being held so that the School Options Committee can:

  • Provide an explanation of the Provincial School Review Process, including the mandate of the SOC. 
  • Outline a summary of the work conducted to date. 
  • Outline the objectives and criteria of the review. 
  • Receive feedback from School Advisory Council members, parents/guardians, students, staff of the schools involved in the review, local community members and other interested parties. 

Those wishing to submit comments only or to make a formal presentation at the meeting are asked to contact

For more information about the School Review Process, please visit

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is comprised of 17 board members and 2,700 staff all striving to develop independent, lifelong learners in a student-centered environment, with high expectations for all. CCRSB serves over 20,000 students from Primary to Grade 12, throughout the counties of East Hants, Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou.


For more information, contact:

Debbie Buott-Matheson, Communications Manager 
Chignecto-Central Regional School Board

Office: 902-897-8911 
Cell: 902-956-8079