Forest Heights Community School

School Contact is Terry Morris This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please contact the Homestay Coordinator - Carolyn Boliver-Getson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in hosting an international student.


The South Shore Regional School Board is a host partner in the Nova Scotia International Students Program (NSISP). Established in 1997, the NSISP is a joint venture of the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Developlement and regional school boards.

NSISP students are typically in junior and senior high school, coming here to study for a semester or full school year. They live with a local (Homestay) family during their time here in Canada. We host students from three regions of the world, approximately 1/3 of our students come from South America, Europe and Asia.Untitled-1

The Homestay family is at the heart of the NSISP. Living with local South Shore families, our international students are immersed in English and Canadian culture. In turn, host families learn about the culture, customs, and traditions of their student's home country. Host families are compensated for providing living accommodations and meals for the student. All other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

The NSISP has Homestay Coordinators in each regional school board. Coordinators work closely with host families to assist with the transition of students, to resolve any issues, and to provide on-going support.

For contact information please click the SSRSB link.

FHCS Latest Events

Wed May 31 @ 9:00AM - 01:40PM
Embedded CLT - Early dismissal
Tue Jun 06 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Awards Afternoon
Mon Jun 12 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
SAC Meeting
Fri Jun 16 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Semester 2 ends
Tue Jun 20 @ 9:00AM - 12:30PM
English 10 (semestered) (not grade 9's)
Wed Jun 21 @ 9:00AM - 12:30PM
Math at Work 10 (semestered) (not grade 9's)
Thu Jun 22 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Exams (not grade 9's)
Fri Jun 23 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Exams (not grade 9's)
Mon Jun 26 @ 7:00PM - 11:00PM
Prom
Wed Jun 28 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Graduation Ceremony

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FHCS Contact

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

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