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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Royal Air Maroc Launches New Freight Transport from North America to

Rabat – Royal Air Maroc Cargo (RAM) launched a new cargo service for the shipment of luggage and personal items from the US and Canada to Morocco and other African countries.RAM’s new service is currently available with promotional fares until November 15 of this year. The service aims to make it easier for Moroccan and other African communities to relocate in North America.On October 7, RAM Cargo sponsored a football game between New York’s Red Bulls and Vancouver’s White Caps in New Jersey, which was followed by a charity game between a team of US authorities (police, port authorities, and firefighters) for the benefit of members of foreign communities. During this event, the Moroccan air company invited companies specialized in the sale to African communities in New York and New Jersey. The games were marked by the attendance of 25,000 spectators. The events allowed RAM Cargo to promote its new offer to African Diasporas residing in the US.Amine El Farissi, Vice-President of the RAM told Maghreb Arab press (MAP) that “RAM tried to capture the tension of all those communities residing in the US to present this new offer, which will allow these communities to carry their personal effects without having to travel with them.”He added that the new services, which will be provided by RAM’s aircraft, will facilitate the shipping of personal belongings and baggage from New York to Morocco and other Africancountries.“We started with the American territory, given the importance of the Moroccan and African community residing there. It is an offer that will be extended to the entire RAM network,” said El Farissi.The offer will be launched in Montréal sometime next week, he added. read more

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