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East Pictou Rural Middle School

Located In Thorburn
Where To Find Us
163 School Rd, RR #1
Thorburn, NS B0K 1W0
Areas Served Pictou County
Phone 902-922-3800 
Contact Blair MacDonald, Principal
Description & Services
Information Our students and school personnel are working together to create a wonderful school environment. 
Our students are extremely active and are involved in a wide variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.  
This combined with academics promotes endless opportunities for students to be all they can be.  
East Pictou Middle School, home of the Blue Eagles, is located at the eastern end of scenic Pictou County in Sutherland’s River and serves the educational needs of students from a number of small villages and communities.  
East Pictou Middle School is fortunate enough to have the support of many organizations. Our School Advisory Council, the East Pictou Educational Foundation, community volunteers as well as our own Student leadership all assist in making our school flourish.
Eligibility Ages: 11 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
Grade 7-9
Special Information
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