Parents FAQ

Q:    My child will be absent today, who do I contact?

A:    To report an absence please phone the school at 902-755-8180 extension 6104. 

Please leave a message stating the student’s name,  grade and date of the absence.

Absences must be excused for students to qualify for an exam exemption


Q:    I have moved, how do I get the information I need to register at my new school?

A:    You should bring a copy of your most recent report card with you to your new school.  This will help when picking

        out courses.  Your new school should contact Mr. Langille our Registrar by phoning 902-755-8180 extension 190

        or by e-mail at


Q:   My child has been absent and I need to get homework, who do I contact?

A:    If your son/daughter has been absent for 3 or more days you can request a homework package be provided.

       Please contact Donna MacGregor by phoning 902-755-8180 extension 0.

       Please allow a full school day for work to be collected.   Once collected, homework packages may be picked up at the

       school’s administration office.  Please phone beforehand to ensure work is available for pick up.


Q:    I have concerns that my child is not attending class regularly.  What should I do?

A:    NNEC believes that attendance is vital to academic success.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding attendance

        you can contact one of our vice-principal’s by phoning 902-755-8180 extension 0.

        Vice Principals:    Mr. M. Arbuckle (All Grades A-L) & Ms. L. Lewis (All Grades M-Z)


Q:    I have concerns about my child's abilities, or I think they may need some extra help to succeed.  What should I do?

A:    NNEC believes that all students can achieve academic success, regardless of their abilities.  If you have any questions or concerns that may need to be addressed through our resource

        or learning centres, please contact the school to speak to one of our many resource teachers:

        Grade 9 - Mr. A. Smith 902-755-8180 extension 171 or email

        Grade 10 - Ms. L. Breen 902-755-8180 extension 172 or email

        Grade 11 - Ms. M. Borden 902-755-8180 extension 280 or email

        Grade 12 - Ms. W. Doiron 902-755-8180 extension 218 or email


        Learning Centre

        Mr. N. Davison 902-755-8180 extension 207 or email

        Ms. R. George 902-755-8180 extension 152 or email