Fridays for Future rallies held

Students took their message to the streets on Friday. They were conducting a peaceful demonstration supporting an initiative known as “Fridays for Future,” which was started by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg of Sweden. This initiative is meant to shed light on the issue of climate change, and how it is affecting the world. “All...

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International School Strike for Climate – Fridays for Future Rally this week in Pictou

Youth around the world declared May 24, 2019, as an international climate strike day. Through Pictou County Climate Strikes, the youth of Pictou County are joining the worldwide Fridays for Futures movement. The goal is to empower the youth of Pictou County to let their voices be heard as they confront one of the most...

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Bands supporting bands

A big band with a big sound is making its way to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre to help out some local schools this month. The Stadacona Band will be playing tunes of all types in support of the band programs for McCulloch Education Centre, Dr. W.A. MacLeod Consolidated School and West Pictou Consolidated School....

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Bus accident in Lyons Brook

UPDATE: LYONS BROOK – No one was seriously hurt when a school bus transporting nine students left the road and partly overturned near West Pictou Consolidated School on Route 376 on Monday afternoon. Pictou RCMP Const. Ryan Murnahan said the crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when driver of the bus attempted a left turn...

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West Pictou students seek support in national contest

Time to get out the voting machine once again, Pictou County. This time, for West Pictou Consolidated School. Some students there have entered a Parks Canada online contest so their class can win a trip to national parks in Ontario. And they need our help to get there. Just visit http://www.myparkspass.com, click on Contests, look...

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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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West Pictou Consolidated School being dismissed early today

PICTOU  – West Pictou Consolidated School is being dismissed early today (at 11 a.m.) due to a leak in the roof. An Alert message is being sent to all parents and guardians announcing the dismissal, and phone calls are being made to all parents and guardians of elementary students. The busing restriction enacted this morning...

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