Creating positivity: Deck the Stalls

Positive reinforcement can mean the world to someone struggling, especially to those with a mental illness. With a new project being put together by local organization Dream Candy, local high school students will receive the boost of confidence and positivity that they might need to make it through a tough day — all from a […]

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MacDonald sets new mark

NEW GLASGOW — Cara MacDonald has provided some Panther Pride at New Glasgow Academy. MacDonald eclipsed a 17-year record in the junior girls’ 400-metre distance when she won the gold medal on Friday during the two-day Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation provincial track and field championships in Sydney. Her time of 60.06 seconds broke the […]

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Students rally for water

PICTOU – Middle and high school students from local schools gathered last Friday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre for an historic WE Walk for Water Day rally to promote clean water sources around the world. The rally was among many similar events that took place across Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain to celebrate […]

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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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