About NNEC


North Nova is a grade 9 to 12 high school located on the edge of the New Glasgow town limits at 343 Park St. (See Map).   

It was opened in 2003 with the amalgamation of three local high schools, East Pictou, New Glasgow and Trenton.  A gryphon carrying a sword is our school mascot which represents the three previous high school’s mascots, an Eagle, a Panther and a Trojan respectfully.  NNEC presently has four junior high feeder schools, East Pictou Middle School, New Glasgow Academy, Thorburn Consolidated and Trenton Middle School which essentially makes up the eastern part of the county.

We host over 900 students and approximately 54 teachers with over 80 staff in total.  Our school motto is “Together We Can Make a Difference” and we are proud of the traditions and achievements.  In addition to a strong academic program with a wide variety of courses to choose from, we are also known for our excellence in both Fine Arts and Athletics. 

In the “student services” drop down menu choose "course options".  This is where you can see our course selections for Grades 10-12 and information about Grade 9.

North Nova is very proud of its cultural diversity and connections with its local African Nova Scotian, Mi'kmaq and Newcomer communities.  NNEC is also home to many International Exchange students throughout the school year.  We have hosted students from Germany, Belarus, Mexico, Brazil, Columbia, Italy and China, just to name a few.    Our welcome mat is out to students from all over the world.  We know you will love NNEC and Pictou County hospitality, which is warm all year long, unlike our winter outdoor temperatures.  So dress warm.

Please take a tour of NNEC and see why we are so proud of our school

 

Phone: (902)-755-8180

Fax:     (902)-755-8185

Administration

 Principal -  Ann Findlay

Vice Principal -  Mark Arbuckle  (All Grades A-L)

Vice Principal -  Keah Callaghan (All Grades M-Z)

Administrative Assistants

Margaret Cameron ext. 101 or cameronmi@ccrsb.ca

Susan Kennedy ext. 101 or kennedysl@ccrsb.ca

Donna MacGregor  ext. 0 or macgregordm@ccrsb.ca

April Newcombe ext. 105 or newcombeat@ccrsb.ca