Guidelines for School and/or Bus Cancellations due to Inclement Weather

Annual Holiday Concert – Wednesday-Dec 14

Rankin School’s Annual Holiday Concert will be held on Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm. Before the concert there will be a craft fair, selling of the Home and School Christmas Basket Tickets. We ask that anyone attending bring a non-perishable food item as a donation to the Barra Food Bank. Admission is by donation. Thank you in advance for supporting our school and our students.

School Sport Nova Scotia – Thought Exchange

School Sport Nova Scotia is looking for input from member schools and the broader school community to assist in an online consultation using the online platform, ThoughtExchange. This ThoughtExchange will be used to guide the development of vision, mission, values and mandate of School Sport Nova Scotia.

The link to participate in the ThoughtExchange is: This Exchange will be open until December 23, 2022. We are very excited about this work and eager to hear back from our school communities. Thank you for your ongoing support of School Sport Nova Scotia.

EECD – Public Engagement on Strengthening Local Voice in Our Education System

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has launched a public engagement on strengthening local voice in our education system. This is a great opportunity to enhance our connection with communities and ensure we are putting students in the best position to be successful. The survey and virtual townhall (ThoughtExchange) can be found at: Please note the deadline to participate is Dec. 23, 2022.

Thank you!

December Newsletter