Recently a group of passionate and dedicated students at Chester Area Middle School held a volleyball event to raise funds for the Wadeng Wings of Hope Charity, a group dedicated to education in South Sudan.
Above: Volunteers tally up donations, students participate in glow-in-the-dark volleyball
Bridgewater, NS – Two South Shore Regional School Board (SSRSB) teachers were among those honoured for their contributions to education and active citizenship on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Education Week Teacher Award Ceremony in Halifax.
Ms. Julie Ramey of North Queens Community School and Ms. Krystal Snyder each received awards, having both been nominated by members of staff at their schools.
Pictured above are the Education Week 2014 award recipients. Ms. Krystal Snyder is in the front row on the far left. Ms. Julie Ramey was unable to attend the event.
On April 9, 2014 students of the Lunenburg County Youth Advisory Committee received the Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention, acknowledging their work in the areas of bullying, substance abuse and sexual harassment.
The theme for the 2014 symposium was Collaborating for Community Safety. The students attended the event which included presentations about reducing gun violence, resolving conflict in a productive manner, and redirecting at-risk youth behaviour toward more positive activities.
Pictured above are members of the YAC along with RCMP officers and Justice Minister Lena Diab
New Germany Family of Schools meeting
On Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 the South Shore Regional School Board will host a meeting at New Germany Rural High School for the families of NGRHS, NGES and WNES.
The staff and Governing Board of SSRSB wish to hear from the New Germany and West Northfield communities to discuss the future of education on the South Shore. The meeting will include presentations and small group discussion. We want to hear about how the school and education programming is serving you. What are some of the strengths in current programming? What programs would you like to see offered? Describe how you feel about your school. These are just a few of the conversation points planned for the meeting.
Parents, guardians, students, staff and interested community members are invited to this meeting. Our goal is to offer opportunities for meaningful discussion and feedback.
Please join us in shaping the future of education in your community! Other Family of Schools dates will be announced shortly.
New Germany Rural High School
Tuesday, April 22nd
7:00pm – 9:00pm