On behalf of the elected members and staff of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) we would like to extend a warm welcome to all new and returning students, as well as their families.
Hants East Rural High (HERH) School staff and students recently participated in a Terry Fox Run during their annual Fall Fiesta week which raised $2776! During the Fall Fiesta week students participated in activities and events focused on building school spirit and a sense of community.
On November 27th the West Pictou Elementary Leadership Team sold mustaches to the Primary to Grade 5 classes to raise money for the Movember Foundation. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), to spark conversation and raise vital funds for men’s health programs.
In a small and intimate ceremony on Thursday, December 18, CEC presented the 2014 Governor General’s Medal and Queen Elizabeth Medal to Rumana Rafiq and Keigan MacLean respectively.
The Governor General’s Medal, established in 1873, recognizes the student who has achieved the highest academic average based on their final Grade 11 and grade 12 marks.
The Grade Primary students at West Pictou Consolidated have been taking part in a school program called, “Real Men Read to Our Kids.” Various community volunteers have been invited to share and read their favorite books with the students. Some of the volunteers included: Jason MacKay (E.H.S. paramedic), Ben Borden (former infantryman), Cole Hutchinson (Captain of the Jr. A Crushers) and Dave Gunning (singer, songwriter).
Students and staff at Wentworth Consolidated Elementary School recently participated in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's “Jump Rope for Heart “campaign. Students jumped rope for over half an hour to raise awareness that healthy hearts are happy hearts. “Jump Rope for Heart” encourages kids to get active by skipping rope while they collect pledges for heart disease and stroke research.
For more information on “Jump Rope for Heart” visit jumpropeforheart.ca
Parents and guardians are advised that Bus #42, driven by Eric MaDonald, serving Scotsburn Elementary is running at least 45 minutes behind this afternoon and will be late taking students to bus stops. The schools is contacting parents and guardians to make them aware of the delay.
Bible Hill East Court Road Students picking their favourites
The Grade Four students at Bible Hill East Court Road are busy reading up a storm for the annual reading initiative Hackmatack Book Club. The students are reading 20 fiction and nonfiction books by Atlantic Canadian authors and will vote for their favourites by the end of March.
Earlier this month, Bible Hill East Court Road Elementary school students explored the facilities at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro. The students were able to access the leisure pool, the rock climbing wall and the fitness centre where they participated in Yoga and Zumba. Students agreed that the day was a lot of fun and they are eager to go back!