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School Board Meeting Minutes: November 5, 2012 - Special
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School Board Meeting Minutes: November 5, 2012 - Special


Riverview Rural High
Sydney River, N.S.
November 5, 2012




SPECIAL BOARD MEETING - SWEARING IN CEREMONY

(1) CALL TO ORDER:

A Special Board meeting to conduct the Swearing in Ceremony of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board was called to order today beginning at 7:05 p.m.

(2) RECORD OF ATTENDANCE:



Present: John BerkJoan Currie Darrell Flynn
Gary Fraser Darren Googoo Lorne Green
Yvonne Kennedy Joyce Lind Sandra Margettie
Stewart MathesonBarb MercerJackie Organ
Steve Parsons Kevin RuellandFred Tilley
Jack Toomey
Absent: n/a
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Also Present:Ambrose Whiter, Superintendent
Beth MacIsaac, Director of Human Resource Services
Susan Kelley, Director of Programs and Student Services
George Boudreau, Director of Financial Services
Paul Oldford, Director of Operational Services
Dr. Allan Lowe, Special Advisor- School Board Relations for the Department of Education
Mr. Jim Davis, Justice of the Peace/Prothonotary of Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
Michelle MacLeod, Board Recording Secretary


(3) WELCOME:

Welcoming comments were made by the Superintendent, Mr. Ambrose White. He requested all Board members to stand during introductions. Followed by these introductions, senior staff and platforms guests were introduced.

He further thanked the Principal of the School, Mr. Joe Chisholm, for hosting the event. He noted the capital construction and positive enhancements which have occurred at the school over the years.

He noted the nicest part of his job is visiting our schools and meeting the students and staff that we are all so proud of.

He explained the role of a School Board member representing all the students of our Board.

(4) O’CANADA:

This was sung by Ms. Katelyn Bates, student of Riverview Rural High.



(5) GREETINGS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

Greetings were brought from the Department of Education by Dr. Allan Lowe, Special Advisor- School Board Relations for the Department of Education.

Dr. Lowe noted it was a privilege to be here this evening. He noted that the Board works diligently on behalf of the students of the Board. He noted that both he and the Department value the role of Board members and wish them all every success.



(6) SWEARING IN CEREMONY:

Mr. Ambrose White, Superintendent began the swearing in ceremony by calling on Mr. Jim Davis to conduct the Swearing in Ceremony.

Mr. Davis congratulated all the Board members on their election. He commended them for having the courage and conviction for placing their names on the ballot. He wished them the best of luck.

Each Board member was called forward according to their district to read the Oath of Allegiance and to sign their oath.



(7) MUSIC SELECTIONS:

Music selections were provided by students of Riverview Rural High and the School band.



(8) GOD SAVE THE QUEEN:

This was sung by Ms. Morgan Reid, student of Riverview Rural High.



(9) Adjournment of the meeting. . .

the meeting adjourned at 7:47 p.m.. . .



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GEORGE BOUDREAU
BOARD SECRETARY

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