South Shore Regional School Board

Committee of the Whole Board Meeting - December 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the board office - Public Welcome

Education System Administrative Review Public Survey

Nova Scotia is undertaking an Education System Administrative Review to improve the education system with the success of students at the centre. An independent consultant, Dr. Avis Glaze, was hired by the province to review the administrative and governance system that supports our students, schools, teachers, parents, and community. That means looking at the people, […]

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Classroom Caps

Classroom Caps refer to the maximum number of students enrolled in a classroom. They are provincially mandated. A Soft Cap is defined as the stated cap number.  A Hard Cap is defined as the stated cap number plus 2. The Class Caps (by grade levels) are as follows: Grades Primary to 2 – soft cap […]

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Get your Nourish Your Roots fundraiser box!

Until Oct. 27, Hebbville Academy is selling Nourish Your Roots fundraiser boxes to support healthy food programs at schools and Indian Garden Farms. Boxes sell for $30 and include a variety of farm-fresh, local vegetables and fruit.  To buy a box, get an envelope from a student at Hebbville, complete the form and return it […]

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Not too late to register for pre-primary

Registration at Chester, West Northfield and New Germany is still open to families who are interested. If you have questions or would like more details please contact Gillian Kiely, Pre Primary Lead Facilitator at or 902-521-3203. Children must be turning four years old by Dec. 31 and living in the school’s catchment area in order […]

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Want a healthy community? Take this short survey!

What makes a healthy community?  What prevents you from being healthy?  What can we do about it? Your Community Health Board volunteers want to know. Take a short, online survey before Nov. 30, at to provide Your Voice for a Healthy Community.  

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Q. If you could do something today to put healthier food in front of children to make them stronger, more productive at school and increase their chances of graduating, WOULD YOU DO IT? If the answer is YES, then support the South Shore School Food Project’s effort to subsidize healthier lunches in our schools. This […]

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