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Video Surveillance Notice

posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:50 PM by Nigel Mailman

Our school uses a video surveillance system as part of our continued efforts to support a safe, positive and effective learning environment.  We recognize that the images recorded by this video surveillance system are personal information and, as with all other personal information, we take steps to balance privacy rights with safety and security concerns.  The school has the legal authority to collect this personal information under Section 24 of Nova Scotia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Only designated staff has access to our video surveillance equipment and such access is restricted as required by law.  The system is used to enhance school safety and to deter or take action in response to unlawful behaviours.

September 2017 Newsletter

posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:35 PM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 12:37 PM ]

Schooners Athletics

posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:29 PM by Nigel Mailman

For up to date practice and game times please visit our athletics calendar.

Painting in School

posted Sep 8, 2017, 12:00 PM by Nigel Mailman

We are looking to finalize the continuation of painting in our hallways and classrooms.   Some painting was completed over the summer yet there is still more to do. Students will be relocated during any classroom painting.   Please find attached MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) on the DULUX Lifemaster paint and primer that is used by HRSB Operations.  The MSDS sheets are available below.  None of the  paint contains solvents or any volatile organic compounds.  Should you have any concerns or sensitivities, please contact administration.

Bus information- Stock Transportation

posted Aug 30, 2017, 10:53 AM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Aug 31, 2017, 5:11 AM ]

For information on bus routes, schedules and times, please visit the stock transportation website-        

Notice from Dept of Education and Early Childhood Development

posted Jun 27, 2017, 5:22 AM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Jun 27, 2017, 5:22 AM ]

This notice is to inform students graduating in 2020 and beyond they will require 3 math credits to meet graduation criteria.

Superintendent Letter

posted Jun 21, 2017, 10:21 AM by Kim Gaetz   [ updated Jun 21, 2017, 10:22 AM ]

Please see the attached letter from the Superintendent regarding the continuing renovations for our school.

Thank you

What do our teachers do?

posted Oct 25, 2016, 7:00 AM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Aug 28, 2017, 5:59 AM ]

Wondering what our ESDH teachers are doing beyond teaching in the classroom?
We are... 
- Rehearsing for the school musical pit band
- Taking university courses in mathematics, technology integration etc...
- Offering extra help over lunch
- Organizing and coaching 12 school athletic programs
- Planning, decorating and organizing prom and safe graduation
- Planning and organizing the annual school walkathon
- Organizing a Remembrance Day ceremony
- Coordinating/Leading various clubs & groups
- Exploring adaptations and developing Individualized program plans
- Planning a 2018 school Europe trip  
- Directing the student's council activities
- Engaging in Professional Learning Communities
- Developing and testing new curriculum
- Casting & directing the school musical
- Planning and organizing a grad auction
- Communicating student achievement with guardians
- managing and maintaining websites and virtual classrooms
- Planning and organizing school celebrations of success (achievement breakfast, awards night etc..)
- Serving on School Advisory Coucil (SAC)
- Organizing field trips (We Day, HRM Career Day)
- Driving students home from school (Missed that bus again?) 
- and much much more!

WALK 2016 Over $10 000 Raised!

posted Oct 7, 2016, 9:19 AM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Oct 21, 2016, 8:41 AM ]

Many thanks to our students, community, and local companies for your generosity in making WALK 2016 another success!


posted Sep 19, 2016, 5:36 AM by Nigel Mailman   [ updated Oct 7, 2016, 9:17 AM ]

For the most up to date information and schedules please check out our athletics calendar under the calendars menu.

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