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Superintendent Report

Published by Marjorie Graham [Marjorie Graham] on 2014/5/28 (414 reads)

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
MAY 2014

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Board Highlights

Published by Michelle MacLeod [Michelle MacLeod] on 2014/6/4 (380 reads)
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING
North Highlands Elementary
May 26, 2014
On May 26, 2014 the Board met for their Regular monthly meeting.
Correspondence was received from the Department of Education regarding TCA projects.
A presentation was made by students of North Highlands Elementary. Grade Four student Ali MacKinnon, Grade Five student Rory MacKinnon and Grade Six student Emma MacKinnon did their speeches from the public speaking competition. They also had a bullying video from the 2/3 class and a nutrition video from the P/1 class.
The presentations were excellent and very informative.
Mr. Ambrose White, Superintendent followed up with his report. (posted on the Board website) Highlights of his report included The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board welcomes Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Karen Casey, on May 29th. Minister Casey will visit with the Board and discuss issues, concerns, trends and other topics. She will also be here to open the NSSBA Annual Meeting. I will be visiting schools with Minister Casey on Friday morning, May 30th. We will visit several schools within our Board, and I look forward to the opportunity.
The Minister announced another Schools Plus site for our Board to be located at John Bernard Croak School. This announcement took place on Friday, May 23, and this is once again providing a wonderful service to students and families in the Glace Bay area. Our site at Sherwood Park Education Centre has proven to be an extremely valuable program, and I am confident the new site in Glace Bay will be likewise. We hope to open a third site in the Northside area in the future to service Victoria County as well.
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Teaching Oppprtunities in China

Teaching Opportunities In China - MapleLeafSchools
Teaching Opportunities In China - MapleLeafSchools Posted by Administrator (December 21, 2012)

Maple Leaf Education Systems

Teaching Opportunities In China

www.mapleleafschools.com

Job Bulletin - May 20, 2014

Teaching Opportunities In China for September, 2014

  • Teach Canadian Curriculum in English to motivated Chinese High School Students
  • Low Cost of Living in China provides a great opportunity to Save
  • Teach in excellent facilities, where the school programs are annually inspected and certified by British Columbia Ministry of Education
  • Airfare paid to and from China (including spouse)
  • Visa Costs paid for by Maple Leaf
  • Full Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Great Breaks for Travel

The Current Available Positions by Subject area are as follows:
                          

  • High Schools English  -  20 positions
  • High School Social Studies  - 1 positions
  • High School Mathematics  -  9 positions
  • High School Science  -   2 positions
  • High Schools Physical Education  - 1 positions
  • High Schools Business Ed and IT  -  5 positions
  • Library  -  1 positions
  • Library/English  -  1 positions
  • Drama/English  -  1 positions

If Interested Please Submit Resume To:

Archie MacEachern
Atlantic Canada Representative
Maple Leaf Education Systems
archie@mapleleafschools.com
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Teaching Opportunities In China

Teaching Oppprtunities in China
Teaching Oppprtunities in China Posted by Marjorie Sawchuk (May 15, 2012)

TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES IN CHINA

 

Immerse yourself in a new culture and gain valuable international work experience.  We are seeking qualified teachers to teach in schools in China accredited by the Nova Scotia Department of Education to use the Nova Scotia curriculum.

Compensation includes:

  • Basic salary
  • Return airfare
  • Fully-furnished apartment
  • Work Visa

A number of positions are available at the following locations for the 2012-13 school year:



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CBRM Youth Council
CBRM Youth Council Posted by Tom Baker (August 19, 2014)

For Immediate Release

Date: August 19, 2014 

Title: Looking for Young People to Get the CBRM Youth Council Started

 

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Youth Council will be an important and diverse group of young leaders committed to making a difference in CBRM. The Youth Council will work on issues important to youth! Youth Council members represent young people will represent young people in the community. They will meet with leaders like the Mayor and Council, Police, Business leaders, and community groups to advocate for youth.

The Youth Council will have decision making authority over their budget; opportunity for training; support of an advisory group; and most important – the youth will decide the setup of the youth council.

Now, we are calling for committed young leaders between the ages of 16-22 with the time, energy, and passion to work for change to join the ‘CBRM Youth Council Start Up Committee.’ This committee will make important decisions on the formation of CBRM’s First Youth Council. They will make decide: the structure of the council (how many members, when do they meet, how are the youth chosen – are they elected, nominated, etc). This Start Up Committee will be a great opportunity to have your voice heard.

The Start Up Committee will begin meeting in early September 2014 (in the Mayor’s Boardroom at CBRM). So, please, if you are a young person between the ages of 16-22 we ask you to join the Start Up Committee. No prior experience and/or skills are necessary. We are hoping for a large group of interested young people from every area of the CBRM. The more opinions and ideas the better the Youth Council will be. This is your chance to make a difference in your community.

Note: The Start Up Committee is not the CBRM Youth Council. The Start Up Committee will decide the structure of the Youth Council. Once the structure for the Youth Council is decided, the Start Up Committee will be finished their task. This committee will have put a process in place to select the actual members of the First CBRM Youth Council.

If you are interested in being part of this exciting Start Up Committee, or if you would simply like more information, or to share your ideas, please contact one of the following on or before August 31, 2014.

 

Contact:

Brandon Ellis: su_president@cbu.ca

Scott Thomas: sdthomas@cbrm.ns.ca

Brianna Desveaux:  brianna_desveaux@hotmail.com

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CBRM Youth Council

CBRM Youth Council
CBRM Youth Council Posted by Tom Baker (August 19, 2014)

For Immediate Release

Date: August 19, 2014 

Title: Looking for Young People to Get the CBRM Youth Council Started

 

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Youth Council will be an important and diverse group of young leaders committed to making a difference in CBRM. The Youth Council will work on issues important to youth! Youth Council members represent young people will represent young people in the community. They will meet with leaders like the Mayor and Council, Police, Business leaders, and community groups to advocate for youth.

The Youth Council will have decision making authority over their budget; opportunity for training; support of an advisory group; and most important – the youth will decide the setup of the youth council.

Now, we are calling for committed young leaders between the ages of 16-22 with the time, energy, and passion to work for change to join the ‘CBRM Youth Council Start Up Committee.’ This committee will make important decisions on the formation of CBRM’s First Youth Council. They will make decide: the structure of the council (how many members, when do they meet, how are the youth chosen – are they elected, nominated, etc). This Start Up Committee will be a great opportunity to have your voice heard.

The Start Up Committee will begin meeting in early September 2014 (in the Mayor’s Boardroom at CBRM). So, please, if you are a young person between the ages of 16-22 we ask you to join the Start Up Committee. No prior experience and/or skills are necessary. We are hoping for a large group of interested young people from every area of the CBRM. The more opinions and ideas the better the Youth Council will be. This is your chance to make a difference in your community.

Note: The Start Up Committee is not the CBRM Youth Council. The Start Up Committee will decide the structure of the Youth Council. Once the structure for the Youth Council is decided, the Start Up Committee will be finished their task. This committee will have put a process in place to select the actual members of the First CBRM Youth Council.

If you are interested in being part of this exciting Start Up Committee, or if you would simply like more information, or to share your ideas, please contact one of the following on or before August 31, 2014.

 

Contact:

Brandon Ellis: su_president@cbu.ca

Scott Thomas: sdthomas@cbrm.ns.ca

Brianna Desveaux:  brianna_desveaux@hotmail.com

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Looking Inward Fall 2013 Update Posted by Michelle MacLeod (October 2, 2013)

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Looking Inward
Looking Inward Posted by Paul Oldford (October 2, 2013)

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“Looking Inward” is a candid review of the board challenges to guide public consultation.  We invite you to read this document and forward your comments to the CBVRSB at lookinginward@cbvrsb.ca or by writing to us at:

Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board
275 George Street,
Sydney ,N.S.

B1P 1J7


Attn: Michele Mac Leod

The Looking Inward document is available at:  www.cbv.ns.ca

                                                     
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