14 schools will remain closed due to wildfires on Wednesday May 31

From HRCE:


We are hearing stories of your incredible resilience during this unimaginable time. Our thoughts are with you as you continue to adapt to this tragic situation.

With advice from the Emergency Management Office (EMO), and based on HRM’s current State of Local Emergency Zone, the following schools will be closed on Wednesday, May 31, 2023:

  • Bay View High School
  • Tantallon Junior Elementary
  • Tantallon Senior Elementary
  • Five Bridges Junior High
  • St. Margaret’s Bay Elementary
  • Kingswood Elementary
  • Hammonds Plains Consolidated
  • Madeline Symonds Middle School
  • Charles P. Allen High School
  • Harry R. Hamilton Elementary
  • Millwood Elementary
  • Millwood High School
  • Sackville Heights Elementary
  • Sackville Heights Junior High

As a reminder, if your family requires support, please reach out to Kids Help Phone. This resource can be reached at 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free) or text CONNECT to 686868. Support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to children and youth who want confidential and anonymous care from trained responders in both English and French. Visit the Kids Help Phone website for online chat support or to access online resources.

We will continue to send updates as the situation evolves. 

All the Best,

Steve Gallagher

Regional Executive Director

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