PA students partner with local company to create video

Pictou Academy students and local company Media Ladder have officially shared their collaborative video that showcases the students thoughts on the recent review of the Pictou Schools. After working together on the video it has been released and Media Ladder has given The Advocate special permission to share the video with the public on our...

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2016 year in review…

A lot of big news stories made headlines this past year – the biggest probably being the United States electing Donald Trump as president. Pictou County had its own share of big stories in 2016: a proposed memorandum of understanding between four of the six municipal units, the welcoming of a number of Syrian refugee...

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SOC puts fourth option on the bargaining table

PICTOU – The school review process for the three schools in Pictou has brought about many strong emotions from the community, with most in agreement that they would like to see the P-12 students remain in the town. When the review process began, the School Options Committee was provided with three options to consider from...

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Pictou schools review sounding alarm

Editor’s Note:This article has been modified from the original due to an incorrect number quoted to The Advocate for the number of students enrolled at Pictou Elementary. PICTOU – Many residents are up in arms after the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board announced a review of the three schools in the town – Pictou Elementary, Dr....

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