Minister Officially Opens Kings County Academy

first_imgStudents and families from the Kentville area are celebrating their new school in the heart of the community. Education Minister Ramona Jennex, Kings North MLA Jim Morton, and representatives from the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board joined students, teachers, parents and the schools’ communities for the official opening of Kings County Academy today, June 11. “The province is putting kids and learning first by providing the best learning environment for students to be successful,” said Ms. Jennex. “The whole community has rallied behind Kings County Academy from the very beginning, and I am pleased that this school is everything they hoped for.” Kings County Academy has been operating since September and has 620 students in Primary to Grade 8. “It’s a welcoming learning environment. The classrooms are bright, and the technology upgrades enhance learning opportunities for the students,” said Kathy Boutilier, president of the parent teacher association. “The staff at Kings County Academy worked very hard to transition these students from their old school and make them comfortable and excited to be in their new school.” Along with the gymnasium and regular classrooms, the new school has small group work rooms, tech production and innovation labs, visual arts space, multi-purpose science lab, library, seminar room, and a raised classroom that could act as a stage. The school also has features such as two assistive-care washrooms, youth health facility, student services suite and a resource and multi-sensory room.last_img read more

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Rudratej Singh appointed BMW Group India President CEO

first_imgNew Delhi: German auto major BMW Group Wednesday announced the appointment of ex-Royal Enfield global president Rudratej Singh as President and CEO of its Indian operations. The appointment will be effective from August 1, 2019, BMW Group India said in a statement. Singh has more than 25 years of experience and has held multiple leadership positions both in the automotive and non-automotive industry, it added. In his last assignment, Singh was the Global President at Royal Enfield and before that he worked with Unilever in India and international markets for over 16 years. With BMW, MINI and Motorrad, the BMW Group has its sight set firmly on the premium sector of the Indian automobile market.last_img

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