Forest Heights Community School

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Congratulations to all our FHCS


2020 Graduates! Hey falcons, check out this

graduation videoput together by Mr. Naugler. The FHCS

class of 2020 was awarded over $217,000 this year in

post-secondary scholarships and generous donations

from community groups and local organizations.

Thank you to the students, staff, family, and community

members whocame together to celebrate this incredible

group of students. We can't wait to see what the future

holds for you all! 🎓







ATTENTION Grade 12 Students in the Shatford Trust area:

The Shatford Trust Advisory Committee has decided to go ahead with in-person social distancing information sessions
for 1st time applicants.

We will be presenting from the steps of the Aspotogan Heritage Trust building in Hubbards, Monday July 6, 2020.  
The AHT Building is located at 10 Pte. Richard Green Lane Hubbards.  Any student with a conflict should email 
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                  Meetings will be arranged as follows:
                  7:00PM    Dalhousie University students
                  7:30PM    All other students
Annually the Trust Advisory Committee meets with 1st time applicants for an information session to assist with any
questionswith respect to the application process.  As well, it is important that the Trust Advisory Committee gets to
know applicants in case there are problems that need to be discussed during the year.  





New Student Registrations:


If you are a parent or guardian of someone that will be new to

our school for 2020-21, you can fill out this new student registration

form and send a copy of it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with proof of

address (water or power bill) IF the student's previous school was

one in the SSRCE area. If the student is from out of the area,

please also include a copy of the student's birth certificate and

heath card. Thank you!

2020-2021 FHCS Registration Form 



A message from School Transportation:


Are you starting pre- primary and or primary? Are you moving to a new school? ex. Elementary to

Jr. High and or Jr. High to High School.

Reminder to all parents who have students who will be starting pre-primary and or primary or

attending a new school in September.  Please ensure you apply for a new bus stop for your children.

Students bus stops do not automatically move with the student, parents should contact the SSRCE

transportation department by phone at 902-541-8252 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or SSRCE Transportation 

messenger to inquire about busing arrangements for September 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: If your child will be attending the same school as last year, then your transportation

will remain the same unless you are contacted by a transportation department representative.





Information from the NS Government Website:


If you have two or more of the following symptoms, visit to determine if you should call 811 for further


  • -fever
  • -new or worsening cough
  • -sore throat
  • -runny nose
  • -headache

A map and graphic presentation of the case data is available at

It is now more important than ever for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the public health orders and directives - practise good

hygiene, maintain a physical distance of two metres or six feet from others, limit essential gatherings to no more than five people

and stay at home as much as possible.

Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information, handwashing posters and fact sheets at .


Additional Resources:

Public Health Agency of Canada’s Foundations for Living with COVID-19 in Canada: Lifting of

Restrictive Public Health Measures

Government of Canada:

Government of Canada toll-free information line 1-833-784-4397

The Mental Health Provincial Crisis Line is available 24/7 to anyone experiencing a mental health or

addictions crisis, or someone concerned about them, by calling

1-888-429-8167 (toll free)


Kids Help Phone is available 24/7, by calling 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free)

For help or information about domestic violence 24/7, call 1-855-225-0220 (toll-free)



SchoolsPlus Facilitator/Parent Navigator

for South Shore Regional Centre for Education is

Linda Jensen B.S.W, R.S.W
phone/text   902-521-9817 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





Nova Scotia Education and Early Childhood Development has issued

an announcement regarding Changes to Gender Documentation in

Schools.  Here is the link to this document:

Changes to Gender Documentation in Schools




At Forest Heights Community School, we believe all students can learn if we establish

high standards of learning that we expect all students to achieve.


-unite to achieve a common purpose and clear goals;
-work together in collaborative teams;

-seek and implement promising strategies for improving student

         achievement on a continuing basis;

-monitor each student’s progress;

-and demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic

         success and general well-being of all students.

Forest Heights Community School is situated in rural Chester Grant, Lunenburg County. Our student population is about 320 in grades 9 to 12.  Our school is a bussing school with a large geographic catchment area; north to New Ross and the Forties, south to Chester Basin, west to Martin’s River and east to Hubbards and the Aspotogan Peninsula.  We have approximately 43 staff including Teachers, Office Assistants, Program Support Assistants, Custodians, Cafeteria Workers, and Community School Staff. 

Forest Heights is a Community School.  The Community School Coordinator, who has an office in the building, coordinates community programs many of which operate out of our school.  Please select FHCS Community to view more information. 




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PO Box 29
Chester Basin, N.S.
B0J 1K0
Phone: (902) 275-2700
Fax: (902) 275-2710

Community School Coordinator