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Schools closed today

All schools in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board are closed today, February 10, 2017. This includes the Municipality of East Hants, and the counties of Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou. All CCRSB offices and work sites will delay opening by three hours. Any Grade Primary registration sessions scheduled for today are cancelled. Parents and guardians should […]

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Teachers reject tentative agreement

Nova Scotia’s 9,300 public school teachers have voted to reject a third tentative agreement reached between the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development since the opening of negotiations on September 29, 2015. In a province-wide electronic vote held Thursday, more than 100 per cent of NSTU’s public school […]

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French Immersion deadline extended

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) has extended the application deadline for the Early French Immersion program at A.G. Baillie Memorial School and the Middle French Immersion program Frank H. MacDonald Elementary. The application deadline for both programs is now February 287. Early French Immersion (Grade Primary entry). The information package (including the application form) […]

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Aberdeen Health Foundation CAS applications now open

NEW GLASGOW – The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is March 31. Funding is open to community organizations and programs that are working to foster healthy outcomes for children and families in Pictou County.   Now in its fifth year, $156,000 in funding from the CAS […]

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