School Culture

  • We believe that the Northeast Kings Education Centre school climate should be a safe and respectful place for all.
  • We believe that all should feel welcomed and valued in our school community.
  • We believe that each individual should be made aware of their responsibilities  at Northeast Kings Education Centre.
  • We believe that respect for diversity must be an integral part of a positive school climate.
  • We believe that the school community should practice and promote equality of race, culture, religion, gender and human rights.
  • We believe that communication between students, staff and parents or guardians is essential.
  • We believe in a student body that is respectful in their attire but allows for individuality.
  • We believe that the expectation should be for each student to grow to their full potential.
  • We believe that education is a shared responsibility among family, staff and students.
  • We believe that staff has the right to a safe work environment.
  • We believe that our code of conduct must reflect the policies and procedures of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, our Mission Statement and that it must be used consistently.

 

Curriculum

  • We believe that we must accommodate all learners through various teaching methods and instructional strategies.
  • We believe that students should have a variety of learning opportunities and experiences.
  • We believe that students must be given opportunities to use a variety of intelligences to demonstrate their learning.
  • We believe that appropriate resources including teaching guides and textbooks must be readily available.
  • We believe in providing various pathway options to students leading towards high school completion.
  • We believe that students should be made fully aware of all post-graduation options.
  • We believe that technology is a learning tool that should be appropriately integrated across the curriculum.
  • We believe that technology needs to be current, maintained and equitably accessible.
  • We believe that assessment should be varied, ongoing and reflect the needs of the individual.
  • We believe that students and staff must be held accountable to all school policies and procedures.
  • We believe in a commitment to learning, i.e., coming to school regularly and on time, fully prepared for classes, and ready to give their best effort.
  • We believe in supporting policies that promote the health of others (i.e., a scent-free environment, allergy awareness, smoke-free, healthy and active lifestyle).
  • We believe in always considering what is best for students when making decisions within our school, recognizing that philosophical and practical decisions impact on students learning.

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Day 2

 

In the Kitchen/Half Day

Soup of the Day:

Rice of the Day:

Pizza of the Day:

Lunch of the Day:

 

NKEC Badminton Club

The NKEC Badminton Club will be starting up next Wednesday, January 23rd, after school, from 3:30-4:30pm.  The club is open to all students from grades 6-12. It is a great opportunity to come out and play, while learning the skills and rules of the game. If you have any questions you can speak to Mr. Smith or Mrs. Baldwin.  We hope to see you there!

 

Jr. Hockey

This week will see our Middle Level Hockey team playing a game against KCA, today, at 3:30pm, in Canning.  Our Grade 9 Hockey team will be travelling to Berwick, on Friday at 4pm, to take on Central Kings. Good Luck to both teams!

 

Sr. Boys Hockey

The Sr. Boys hockey teams next home game is this Friday evening in Canning against Yarmouth. The 50/50 proceeds of this game will go towards the Coldest Night of the Year in support of the Open Arms in Kentville. Game time will be 8pm, please come out and support the team and Open Arms.

 

Scholarships

Grads, a new scholarship has arrived.  Please come down to Student Services for more information.

 

There are metal straws being sold in the lobby at recess today.  $2 for a straw and $1 for a cleaning brush.

 

Music Department

Sr. Concert Band - there WILL BE rehearsal tomorrow morning.  We’re going to try to read through 3 new pieces, so bring your big brain along with your instrument tomorrow.  See you at 8:00 am.

 

Senior Boys Basketball

The senior boys hosted central kings last night in league play. The teams traded baskets in the first quarter, with the Titans maintaining a slight lead. The visiting team started hitting their outside shots and took the lead in the second quarter. The Titans regrouped at halftime and started to chip away at the Gator lead but ultimately lost by 12. Marc Cuevas led the home team with 19 points, one of four players in double digits for the Titans.

 

Junior Boys Basketball

The junior boys played a tough game against Pine Ridge last night. Pine Ridge took an early lead, and while the Titans never gave up, couldn’t catch the host team, ultimately losing the match. There will be a very quick meeting for ALL players in the lobby immediately following announcements.

Lunch Specials Jan 14/19

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Day 1

 

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Vegetable Beef Barley

Rice of the Day: Chicken Fiesta

Pizza of the Day: Donair

Lunch of the Day: Spaghetti, Meatballs, Pasta Sauce & Garlic Bread $5.25