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Dr. J.C. Wickwire Academy

South Shore Regional School Board

Record #: ROQ0014
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014
Last Full Update: 05 Mar 2014


Located In Liverpool
Where To Find Us
311 Port Mouton Rd
Liverpool, NS B0T 1K0
Areas Served East Berlin ; Liverpool ; Mill Village ; Ponhook Lake (Acadia First Nation)


Phone 902-354-7660
Contact Mr. Terry Stewart, Principal
Alternate Contact Deborah Murray, Vice-Principal
Fax 902-354-7666

Description & Services

Information Mission Statement: 
Dr. John C. Wickwire Academy is a community of learners dedicated to life-long learning through the shared responsibility and the willingness to take risks; where individual differences are valued; and where mutual respect and cooperation are an integral part of a safe and secure environment. 
Dr. John Cox Wickwire was a longtime resident of Liverpool, setting up practice in 1929. Over the next 50 years, he served in a variety of professional and civic posts including MLA, town council and the school board; was president of the Public Health Association of Nova Scotia and the Medical Society of Nova Scotia. Dr.Wickwire's achievements include the Queen Elizabeth 25th Anniversary Medal, recognition by Queens County for 50 years of hard work and outstanding service, the Nova Scotia Community Service Award, and a Doctor of Laws Degree from Dalhousie University. (from NEWS RELEASE (CNS916) Gov. of NS) 
Dorothy Wickwire attended Dalhousie University, graduated from Teacher’s College and the Conservatory of Music. She taught in Halifax. She married Dr. John Wickwire in 1929 and resided in Liverpool since that time. She was past president of Gorham Chapter, IODE; past president of the Queens General Hospital Auxiliary; member of the Zion United Church Choir for 50 years and was active in the UWC. She was a volunteer for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and was one of the original organizers of the Queens County Music Festival. 
School Year Priorities 
To continue to build a constructive and positive climate and culture for the new school. 
To build a safe and secure environment. 
To develop a shared set of academic goals for each grade level. 
To provide a varied and challenging academic climate.
Eligibility Grades Primary to Grade 6

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