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As the summer approaches, the Friends of Beaubears Island are looking forward to a busy summer season.  
As in the past, we are looking for engaged and active young people, who can offer our programming to the thousands of guests we see each year. Currently we are seeking applications for:
 Program Coordinator to assist the Executive Director in the creation and execution of our summer programs
  • Receptionist to handle bookings, customer service and admissions
  • Interpretive Associates to guide our historic tours and perform in our re-enactments
  • Paddling Leaders to guide in our expanded canoe program with interpretation (training provided)
 The period for applications closes on April 30, and scheduled interviews will begin shortly thereafter with qualified candidates.
 If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Executive Director, Shawn McCarthy, @ 624-4485.
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Posted: April 10, 2017

Eastern College will be visiting at noon hour (from 12:00pm-1:00pm) on April 11, 2017. A representative will be set up in the main lobby.


Posted: February 24, 2017

Students will receive their course selection sheets on Monday , Feb 27th . Feb 28, will be a parent/student course information at MVHS Cafeteria from 6-7:30 for all grades. Parents and students are highly encouraged to attend this information session to plan for their upcoming academic year.  On March 1st and 2nd students will be entering their selected courses in computer labs during their English classes. IF you have any question please contact the MVHS guidance dept.

Posted: January 17, 2017

A representative will be at MVHS on February 14th at noon to do on-the-spot admission appointments.  Students must bring an official transcript showing first semester marks, a list of second semester courses, $40.00 application fee, and a completed application form.  Please see Miss O’Donnell to schedule an appointment. 

Upcoming Next Steps Information Session, February 13th at 7:00pm.  They will discuss financing a university degree, residence, and scholarship applications. 

RSVP at  

Students will have a chance to learn about programs, tour the campus, and find out about student societies.  *Note: Application fees are waived during this event!!

Monday, January 30th, 2017

9:00am to 1:30pm

6350 Coburg Road, Halifax, NS

For more information or to register for this event, please visit: is recognizing and rewarding the exceptional accomplishments of students in the following 6 categories: Leadership Arts, Culture & Recreation Community & Volunteerism Business & Entrepreneurship Science & Technology Government & Politics   There are 25 scholarships available ($2000 each) All students under the age of 20 (as of Dec 31, 2012) are eligible to apply. To apply, visit and download an application form.  
NB IT Council Guarantees Tech Jobs to High-school Students   The NBITC is pleased to once again offer job guarantees to up to 25 of this year’s high-school graduating class.  Successful applicants will be guaranteed a full-time job at current market rates with one of the participating companies on completion of a mutually agreeable technology related post-secondary degree or diploma.  The Council is also pleased to announce it is partnering with Rising Stars to offer a mentoring program to the “The Class of 2012”, many of who will also be provided with summer employment, work-terms, and potentially scholarships.    Details on how to apply can be found at . The application deadline is June 15th.

Posted: May 7, 2012

SEED Applications are available in the guidance office for any students interested in applying for summer employment.

Posted: May 1, 2012

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