Dr. John C. Wickwire Academy

311 Old Port Mouton Road

P.O. Box 1180

Liverpool, NS  B0T 1K0

Phone:  902-354-7660       Fax:  902-354-7666      Email:  djcwa@ssrce.ca

Grades:   Primary - 5         School Population:  360

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.  

Wickwire Family History:   Dr. John Cox Wickwire was a long-time 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. 

Keep Contact Information Up-To-Date At School

Parents, please keep your most current email address, phone numbers and mailing address on file at the school at all times.  In case of an emergency, we need to have your current contact information to guarantee the most  appropriate action.  Without the most current number and address, notification of important  information may be delayed.  To update your information, contact the school office at 902-354-7660, email djcwa@ssrsb.ca or write the information in you child's agenda for the classroom teacher.

Recess & Lunch Times  (Jr. P-2 and Sr. 3-5)

10:15 – 10:30 JR. Recess
11:45 – 12:15 JR. Lunch – Outside
12:15 – 12:45 JR. Lunch – Eat
02:45 Dismissal

10:30 – 10:45 SR.
12:15 – 12:45 SR. Lunch – Outside
12:45 – 01:00 SR. Lunch – Eat
02:45 Dismissal