Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Board Names New Lunenburg P - 9 School

Students who will be attending the new P-to-9 school in the Town of Lunenburg have chosen to name it Bluenose Academy. The students voted on five submission with the top three choices forwarded to the South Shore Regional School Board for final approval. Superintendent Nancy Pynch-Worthylake says Bluenose Academy was the number one choice of the students with 32 percent and the Board ratified the students recommendation. Other names submitted were Lunenburg Community School (142 votes )-24%, Harbourfront Academy (100 votes)- 17%,Michael G. Baker Community School (92 votes)- 16%, Bluenose Community School (59 votes) -10%. The new school will be constructed on the current site of the Lunenburg Junior High School on Knickle Road.