Category Archives: Board Office News

Minister’s Entrepreneurship Award of Excellence

The province, in partnership with the Business Education Council, is inviting students in grades six to 12 in Nova Scotia public schools to apply for the first Minister’s Entrepreneurship Award of Excellence. Three awards will be given to students that exhibit entrepreneurial pursuits in technology, innovation and creativity, and social enterprise. The deadline to apply […]

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Autism N.S. is asking for your stories

Are you a teen or adult with autism? If so, Autism Nova Scotia wants to hear from you! Autism Nova Scotia is collecting stories from teens and adults with autism about their experiences in school to send to the Commission on Inclusive Education. Take a few minutes to complete the brief questionnaire.

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Free online tutoring for grades 9,10 and 11

UPDATE: There will be extended online tutoring hours the week before exams. From Jan. 24-30, students can reach a tutor on the Homework Hub from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Nova Scotia Homework Hub provides students in grades 9, 10 and 11 with additional mathematics support by offering free one-on-one online tutoring sessions and mathematics […]

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Reach for the Stars – 2018 Girls Conference: March 2, 2018

The Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender, and Social Justice is pleased to announce that the seventh annual Girls Conference will be held at Mount Saint Vincent University on Friday, March 2, 2018. This year’s conference title is “Reach for the Stars”! Girls Conference Mission: To help this generation of Nova Scotian girls (ages 11 years and […]

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Early Primary Registration Week – Jan. 15-19, 2018

Students turning five years of age on or before Dec. 31, 2018, are eligible to begin primary in September 2018. If your child will be starting school in September, please contact the appropriate catchment area elementary school in your community for early registration. Parents/guardians will be required to present: identification for their child with their […]

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Extreme weather may impact schools on Friday

As a result of the heavy rain and strong wind late this afternoon and predicted overnight, some schools may be impacted tomorrow (e.g. power failure, loss of heat). We will be checking each school earlier than usual tomorrow morning to ensure they are fully operational three hours before the school is scheduled to open. Once […]

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