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

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Day 1

In The Kitchen
Soup of the Day: Creamy Potato & Bacon
Rice of the Day: White
Pizza of the Day: Donair
Lunch of the Day: Rice Bowl - Sweet & Sour Meatball & White Rice $4.25
 

Student Council
Applications for student council chairs for the 2018-19 school year are on Starr’s desk.  We would like to have them in by Monday but if not you can drop them off in Mr. Sanford’s room during exam week!
 

Track and Field
A reminder to all Track and Field athletes that the deadline to return jersey’s is Monday.
 

Sr Girls Softball
Please return both your white and black jersey as soon as possible.  We would like a team picture with the new jerseys, but we need all of the jerseys first.
 

Jr Girls Soccer
Players are reminded to return your jersey if you have not already done so.
 

Prom:
Attention grads, students are reminded that prom is quickly approaching and with that in mind, we require white, tree lights on green cords.They can be dropped off to Ms. Allen or Ms. MacLeod anytime TODAY! The plan for a “sparkly” prom is looking quite dim as only three grads have brought lights in.
 

Prom Committee:
There will be a mandatory prom meeting today at lunch in Ms. MacLeod’s room. All members must attend.
 

The following students are asked to go to Student Services sometime today:
Brendan Haughn
Will Sanford
Kiara Countway
Mackenzie Dean
Deanne Dupuis
Jayda Blackman
 

Music Department
Sr. High music students - please sign up to bring goodies for your get together on Tuesday, June 26th.  See Jessica Black for more information!
Would Hannah Boswell, Kara Hartt-Wellwood and Lilee-Mae Aalders please see Ms. Helms sometime today?  Please and thanks!
Reminder to Grad Band members - you will have a rehearsal on Tuesday, June 26th.  Please be ready to play by 12:00 noon.  Grade 8 members - we’ll have you excused from class for this rehearsal.
 

Locker Clean Out
High school students, if your locker is presently empty please take your lock off your locker and get a piece of tape and fasten it to your lock with the combination on it.  Once you have done this then pass it in to your homeroom teacher for them to collect.  We will have our official locker clean out for high school students today at 11:27.
 

Week 8 of the SYNC free audiobook program: June 14-20
It is appropriate that these two historical novels about African Americans are available during the week of the holiday Juneteenth, which recognizes the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the US. My Name Is Not Friday is features a freeborn black youth sold into slavery at the end of the American Civil War.  Come August, Come Freedom is a fictional account of the childhood and youth of an actual historical figure, Gabriel, a literate slave in Virginia who led a rebellion in 1800.These audiobooks can be downloaded from the Leisure Reading page of the library website.
 

Nova Scotia Virtual Students
A reminder to NSVS students, that today is exam day. Exams will be written in the library all day and therefore the library is closed today. Sorry for the inconvenience. If you are writing your NSVS exam this morning, please go directly to the library.

Yearbook Purchase

Lunch Specials for the Week June 4th - June 8th

June 4th, 2018

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Red Thai Curry

Rice of the Day: Beef

Pizza of the Day: BBQ Chicken

Lunch of the Day: Penne Tomato & Beef Casserole w/Garlic Bread $5.25

 

June 5th, 2018

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Broccoli Cheddar

Rice of the Day: Vegetable

Pizza of the Day: Deluxe

Lunch of the Day: Hot Chicken Burger, Fries, Gravy & Veggies $5.25

 

June 6th, 2018

In The Kitchen/Half Day

Soup of the Day:

Rice of the Day:

Pizza of the Day:

Lunch of the Day:

 

June 7th, 2018

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Corn Chowder

Rice of the Day:  Mexican

Pizza of the Day: Hawaiian

Lunch of the Day: Philly Cheesesteak Hoagie $4.95

 

June 8th, 2018

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Chicken Noodle

Rice of the Day: Fried

Pizza of the Day: Donair

Lunch of the Day: Sweet & Sour Chicken Balls, Fried Rice & Egg Roll $5.25