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, February 15, 2019

Day 7

 

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Broccoli Cheddar

Rice of the Day: White

Pizza of the Day: Donair

Lunch of the Day: Teriyaki Beef, Veggies & w/Rice $6.25

 

Grad Committee

Grad hoodies will be available to order throughout the rest of Feb. Sample sizes are available to be tried on in Ms Faber’s room, room 207, at lunch. The 2nd and FINAL grad hoodie order will be going in on Feb 28th. This will be the final chance to order grad hoodies for 2019 grads.

 

NKEC Badminton

A reminder of practice today, after school, from 3:15-4:30pm.

 

NKEC in the News

Mrs. Johnson’s mother, Geraldine Browning drew a large crowd at the Macdonald Museum for “An Afternoon with Geraldine Browning” where she spoke about her life of struggle and achievement. Mrs. Browning, who lives in Gibsons Woods, was the recipient of the Order of Nova Scotia and was awarded an honourary Doctor of Humanities from Acadia. Her talk was one of the museum’s special events celebrating African Heritage Month whose theme this year is “Our History is Your History”.

 

Music Department

The Music Department would like to wish all the athletes competing this weekend much success!  Special shout outs to Katherine Myers, Sarah Parsons, Katie Rutt and Lukas Saklofske - play each game better than the one before and push yourselves!

 

Wonderful pit rehearsal yesterday everyone!  We will have our normal rehearsal next Tuesday.  We will finish at 5:00 pm. Please have your rides ready at this time.  Check your calendars to see which songs we are working through.

 

Sr. Girls basketball

We would like to wish the girls good luck today as they travel to West Kings for the regional tournament. The Titans play Forest Heights at 7pm.  Good luck Ladies!

 

Best Buddies

Stop by room 114 to have lunch with your buddy today.  At 12:00 we will head to the gym for some games. Both buddies should attend.

 

A house key was found on bus #233, tag has a gold star, if this is yours please come to the Admin office to claim.

 

A pair of sneakers were left on bus #208

 

Table Tennis!

There will be tryouts for the NKEC table tennis team this Tuesday after school from 3:30-5:00. The team is looking for new players from grades 6-12. Beginner players are welcome.

 

NKEC Art department

Attention all art students from 1st semester. Please pick up your artwork and sketchbooks next week. After next week, your work will need to be recycled.

 

Jr. Girls Basketball

The Jr. Girls Basketball team hosted King’s-Edgehill yesterday in the district final matchup with the winner moving on to Regionals. The Titans were quick out of the gate in this one but King’s-Edgehill made some scoring runs of their own in a back-and-forth first quarter. With Allie Rutt in early foul trouble, our girls fought hard to create scoring opportunities and were lifted by two crucial three-pointers from Kaila Smith before the half.

Challenged by some defensive pressure from King’s-Edgehill, the Titans started the second half a little shaky, but kept their composure and were able to execute and eventually move the ball up the floor leading to some transition baskets. In the last quarter, despite a late push from the opposition who closed the gap to within four points, the girls kept up the offensive attack and made some key stops in the final minutes of the game. They followed the game plan and made adjustments when they needed to. Everyone on the team contributed in a meaningful way to an exciting 56-49 win and the girls are proud to be this year’s District Champions! Well done, ladies, and good luck next week at Regionals!

 

Ski Team

The Ski Team competed yesterday at the 2nd district race at Ski Martock. Carmen Oulton finished 1st in intermediate girls and 2nd overall among all female divisions. Sam Oulton had a 4th place finish is senior boys. Lety Borzello finished 13th in senior girls and Ira Johnson-Lenihan & Gabe Cotten-Fuller had impressive finishes in a large jr. boys division with Ira finishing 4th and Gabe 9th! Well done. Please see Mr. Fox today about Monday’s practice.

 

Sr. Boys Hockey

The sr. boys hockey team have a game tonight in Canning at 8pm versus Central Kings.  This should be a great game so please come out and support the team.

Lunch Specials for the Week Feb 11-15

Friday, February 15, 2019

Day 7

 

In The Kitchen

Soup of the Day: Broccoli Cheddar

Rice of the Day: White

Pizza of the Day: Donair

Lunch of the Day: Teriyaki Beef, Veggies & w/Rice $6.25