Welcome to Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School

Welcome Back to Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School
Posted on 09/07/2023
Welcome to our School with colors of the pride flag in the background

Welcome back to another school year! We hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable summer. Dr. J. H. Gillis Regional High School is a place of learning where students feel safe and enjoy their educational journey. Student success and achievement is essential while promoting student wellbeing through a positive, safe, and inclusive learning environment.


The staff at Dr. J. H. Gillis welcomes you to participate in your child’s education. The success of students in both academics and extracurricular activities can only reach its fullest potential when we all work together. I would like to welcome you to be part of our school community. We appreciate and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence in education, and I look forward to working with our students and families.


Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School strives to serve the students of Antigonish and surrounding communities by focusing on the strengths and challenges of each individual student. Students are encouraged to demonstrate respect and sensitivity for others while pursuing academic success with a high level of participation in extracurricular programs. Our primary responsibility is student success and achievement while offering all students the educational opportunities that will maximize their potential.


Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School has a long tradition of excellence in academics as well as extracurricular and co-curricular activities. One of our greatest strengths is the pride and support from our community, and our parents/guardians are critical contributors to the success of our students.


I welcome your involvement as we work to provide the best possible education to our students.




Mike MacIsaac