Goal 1: To improve student achievement How are we setting our youngest learners up for success? The Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) recently announced the expansion of the Provincial Pre-Primary Program to 16 new sites in the HRSB. Registration is now open for 2018-19 at the at the following new locations: • Atlantic Memorial-Terence Bay School • Bicentennial School • Brookhouse Elementary • Central Spryfield Elementary • Chebucto Heights Elementary • East St. Margaret’s Elementary • George Bissett Elementary • Humber Park Elementary School • Inglis Street Elementary School • Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre • Ross Road School • Sambro Elementary School • Sir Charles Tupper Elementary School • Springvale Elementary School • Upper Musquodoboit Consolidated School • William King Elementary School To be eligible, a child must be four on or before December 31, 2018 and live within the catchment area of the school offering the program. Registration takes place at each school. Parents/guardians must present the child’s proof of age, legal name, proof of residency, and Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) number with the expiry date at the time of registration. 3 Do you know an HRSB teacher who makes history come to life in the classroom? Nominations for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching are now open! Each year, Canada’s History Society recognizes teachers for innovative approaches to teaching history. Winning teachers receive a cash prize of $2500, an additional $1000 for their school, and an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Ottawa to receive the award at Rideau Hall. Visit www.CanadasHistory.ca/GGAward for more information. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS