Welcome to the Strait Regional School Board
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:
Shannon MacLennan, Grade 11, Dalbrae Academy
Project – To Steep, Or Not To Steep
Cassey Deveau, Grade 12, Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy
Project– The Friendly Fire-Retardant
Alex Marmura, Grade 8, St. Andrew Junior School
Project– Computers Can Learn Too
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.
Strait Regional School Board Celebrates Volunteers
Volunteer Week: April 6 to 12, 2014
Volunteer Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the incredible efforts of our volunteers. On behalf of the Strait Regional School Board, we would like to thank the many volunteers who assist in our school communities. You make our schools a better place for our children and youth to learn, play, develop and achieve.
Thank you to each and every one of you who give freely of your time and talents to serve on committees, help with extra-curricular activities and encourage our students. Your dedication is sincerely appreciated.
Mary Jess MacDonald, Chair
Ford Rice, Superintendent of Schools
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
Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy Students Showcase Their Talents at Concours d’ art oratoire
Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy Students Showcase Their Talents at Concours d’ art oratoire Recently, several schools in the Strait Region have been taking part in the annual Concours d’art oratoire, a French Public Speaking event....
St. Mary's Education Centre/Academy students listen attentively to the presentation. On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, as part of the school’s events to celebrate African Heritage Month, four members of the St. Francis Xavier University’s...
Students and Staff at St. Andrews Consolidated School Take Part in Afrocentric Learning Centres during African Heritage Month
St. Andrews Consolidated School students display their African mask creations. Students and staff at St. Andrew's Consolidated School celebrated African Heritage Month by organizing and participating in a variety of Afrocentric learning...