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Tamarac Education Centre Students Take Part in We Are Silent Initiative


Over 50 Grades 5 to 8 students at Tamarac Education Centre are taking part in a 24-hour vow of silence in an effort to give a voice to those who are silenced. Students who attended the We Day Atlantic event in Halifax on November 27, 2013, were inspired to bring this Free the Children campaign to their school.

The school’s We Day Committee are donating their pledge monies to Free the Children's educational programs aimed at anti-bullying.

The 24-hour vow of silence will end with a break the silence ceremony today, Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 2:15 p.m.

Some We Are Silent facts:

- 1 in 3 children in developing countries are malnourished.
- 1 billion children are deprived of essential services, like medicine.
- 30 million children under five years of age are living in areas of armed conflict.

Grades Primary to 4 students are supporting their peers with a short moment of silence in their classrooms.

Congratulations to all those involved in this initiative! Your efforts are inspiring!

 



Congratulations to the 16th Annual Strait Regional Science Fair National Winners and Distinguished Service Award Recipient  Read More..



Board Member, Francine Boudreau; Board Chair, Mary Jess MacDonald; National Winners Meghan Chisholm, Alex Marmura, Cassey Deveau, Shannon MacLennan; Superintendent of Schools, Ford Rice; Director of Programs and Student Services, Paul Landry; and Chair of the 2014 Science Fair Planning Committee, Andrew Clarey (left to right) following the Awards Ceremony, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

Congratulations all students and award recipients who took part in the 16th annual Strait Regional Science Fair held from April 7 to 9, 2014.   Special congratulations to the following four grand prize award winners:

1st Overall
Shannon MacLennan, Grade 11, Dalbrae Academy
Project – To Steep, Or Not To Steep

2nd Overall

Cassey Deveau, Grade 12, Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy
Project– The Friendly Fire-Retardant

3rd Overall
Alex Marmura, Grade 8, St. Andrew Junior School
Project– Computers Can Learn Too

4th Overall
Meghan Chisholm, Grade 12, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School
Project – Does the stimulus of the modern chair elicit a sedentary response?

 




Superintendent of Schools Ford Rice congratulates Katie MacNeil, a Grade 4 student at H.M. MacDonald Elementary School, Gold Medal winner for her project, Dealing with Dad’s Diabetes following the Awards Ceremony.
 




Congratulations to the East Antigonish School Community!


The Early Years Centre at East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy was officially opened on Monday, April 7, 2014.  The event was a great celebration and demonstration of the excellent hands-on, play-focused learning underway!  Read More




Taking part in the celebration were Jamie Samson, Board Member, SRSB; Janice Gough, Principal, EAEC/A; Jyl Boyle, parent of a child attending the Early Years Centre; Mary Jess MacDonald, Chair, SRSB; Minister Randy Delorey; Ford Rice, Superintendent, SRSB; Joanne Reddick, Board Member, SRSB; Paul Landry, Director of Programs and Student Services, SRSB (left to right) and in front are some of the children who attend the early learning program for four-year olds, Veronica Boyle, Skylar Butler, Ethan Nicholson, Liam Hodgson and Luke LeBlanc (left to right).
 



World Austism Awareness Day:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014

SRSB Concours d'Art Oratoire (French Public Speaking Event)
Monday, April 14, 2014


National Volunteer Week:  April 6-12, 2014

Education Week:  April 20-26, 2014
"Active Citizenship: Get Involved, Take Action, Be the Difference"


Earth Day Canada:  Tuesday, April 22, 2014

 



Strait Regional School Board Members


(November 6, 2013)


Seated (left to right): Richelle MacLaughlin; Francine Boudreau, Vice Chair; Ford Rice, Superintendent of Schools; Mary Jess MacDonald, Chair; Lian Parsons

Standing (left to right): Brian Murray; Joanne Reddick; Anne Peters; Basil Johnson; Rosalee Parker; Jim Austin; Mallori Nickerson; Jamie Samson


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Tamarac Education Centre Students Take Part in We Are Silent Initiative Over 50 Grades 5 to 8 students at Tamarac Education Centre are taking part in a 24-hour vow of silence in an effort to give a voice to those who are silenced. Students who...

 

Board Member, Francine Boudreau; Board Chair, Mary Jess MacDonald; National Winners Meghan Chisholm, Alex Marmura, Cassey Deveau, Shannon MacLennan; Superintendent of Schools, Ford Rice; Director of Programs and Student Services, Paul Landry...

 

It's that time of year again for young scientists in the Strait Region. The Strait Regional Science Fair 2014 will be celebrated from April 7 to 9, 2014, at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the public is...