Unfolding situation in Tatamagouche

Schools in Tatamagouche have been closed for the day (September 18) at the request of RCMP. The Chignecto Central Regional School Board website says this was done as a precautionary measure due to an active situation in the community. Any students who were already on a bus are safely waiting for pick up by a...

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CCRSB Reveals Secret Behind Mystery Doors

 Truro, NS – The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) is owning the mystery doors that have popped up across central Nova Scotia in the past week. There has been much speculation online and in the news about who set up the doors, ever since a purple door appeared in Elmsdale, a blue door in Amherst,...

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Locals among those honoured by school board at 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony

TRURO – Several local individuals were honoured when the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) paid tribute to its dedicated employeesTuesday at the annual 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony. Gary Adams, CCRSB superintendent and CEO, thanked the employees for their dedicated service and commitment to students. “From their first tentative steps into a classroom, to the confident...

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Countdown for Academy

The hour glass is emptying. Little remains in terms of time or discussion after months of making a case for Pictou Academy. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is meeting tonight in Truro so that elected members can further examine the merits of closing the Academy and moving students in grades 9 to 12 from there...

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Schools closed Monday

Students, parents, guardians and& school board staff are advised that all schools, offices and work sites in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 13, 2017, due to the impending weather. This includes the counties of Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou, as well as the Municipality of East Hants. This also means...

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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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All schools closed

All schools in the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board are closed today, November 30. This includes all schools in the counties of Cumberland, Colchester and Pictou, as well as the Municipality of East Hants. This also means that any scheduled extracurricular activities or evening activities are also cancelled. This means that planned trips to WE DAY...

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Participation needed at public SOC meeting

To the Editor: The Chignecto Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) is reviewing schools in the Town of Pictou. The schools are the Pictou Elementary School, Dr. Thomas McCulloch Junior High and Pictou Academy School.  In this process they have appointed a group of citizens to be on the School Options Committee (SOC) to develop a...

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Make your voice heard on proposed school closures

To the Editor: When is this epidemic of school closures going to stop? I know enrolment is down but it is  not fair to sacrifice the quality of education of our future generation so the super schools meet their quota. Nobody wants to take blame that maybe these super schools might have been a mistake....

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And the candidates are …

Update: Nominations for the 2016 municipal election have officially closed. One candidate has withdrawn from the mayoral race in Trenton, Fergie MacKay. The following is a complete list of all the candidates for in each municipality and the office for which they are running:                     Nominations...

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