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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Sharing the spirit

West Pictou Consolidated school’s Grade 2 class has been focusing on empathy this year. To help such a young age grasp the concept, the kids have been making regular trips to the Oddfellows Home in Pictou to spend time with the seniors playing games and enjoying each other’s company. For the holidays, the class members...

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WE Day Atlantic: changemakers leave feeling inspired, excited

HALIFAX — Inspired. Excited. Eager. That’s how thousands of energetic and screaming students were left feeling as they headed home from the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on November 30 from WE Day Atlantic, which featured a vast array of guest speakers and A-plus musicians who spoke and performed. The celebration — held to recognize the...

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Scaring up donations

The Pictou West Food Bank will see a boost in donations this Halloween, thanks to the WE Scare Hunger program. Students will be going door to door collecting donations for the food bank on October 31. The project is an initiative of the ME to WE program, a social program that runs in schools to...

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