Millwood High & Sackville High
Family of Schools Boundary Review
On March 28, 2012, the Halifax Regional School passed the following motion:
That the Board recommend to staff a grade reconfiguration for the Sackville and Millwood Families of schools as follows: the high schools accommodate the 9-12, the middle schools accommodate the 6-8 and the elementary schools accommodate the P-5 effective September 2014, and a boundary review take place for all schools within the Sackville Family of schools taking into account the new grade configurations and the existing inventory of schools as soon as possible.
boundary review committee
In accordance with policy B.003 Creating School Populations, a boundary review committee has been formed and includes representation from each of the schools potentially affected.
Click here to read B.003 Creating School Populations policy.
The boundary review committee held a number of working meetings in order to develop an interim boundary proposal. Please click on the links below to view the documents the committee received:
- Meeting Date: November 20, 2012 - (link)
- Meeting Date: December 4, 2012 - (link)
- Meeting Date: December 18, 2012 - (link)
- Meeting Date: January 8, 2013 - (link)
- Meeting Date: January 15, 2013 - (link)
The Creating School Populations policy requires the boundary review committee to hold a public meeting to present an interim proposal and provide an opportunity for public input or other possible suggestions.
The public meeting was held on February 11 at Millwood High School. Click here to view a copy of the advertisement of the meeting which appeared in the Chronicle Herald on February 2.
To view a copy of the interim proposal, click here
Under the Creating School Populations policy, the boundary review committee will consider the input from the public, prepare its final report and forwarded to the Superintendent.
The Superintendent will refer the Boundary Review Committee’s report to the board with a recommendation.
Upon receipt of the Boundary Review Committee’s report and the Superintendent’s recommendation, the board will determine boundaries for the affected schools.