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

Welcome to Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School
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. I am delighted to be your school Principal for the 2022-2023 school year and join Vice Principals, Suzanne Delaney and Cory Austen, to support the Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School community.

Dr. J. H. Gillis Regional High School is a place of learning where students feel safe as they continue their educational journey. Our primary responsibility is student well-being, success and achievement in a positive, safe and inclusive learning environment where all students are offered educational opportunities that will maximize their potential. This responsibility is supported in our school’s mission statement, At Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School, students are provided the opportunity to develop the knowledge, abilities, attitudes and skills needed so that they will become responsible and caring persons who are competent, confident thinkers who make a valued contribution to society.”

Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School also has a long tradition of excellence in academics as well as extracurricular and co-curricular activities. School staff welcome the participation of parents and guardians in their child’s education as you are critical contributors to the success of students.  We appreciate and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence in education and look forward to working with students and families.

One of our greatest strengths is the pride and support from our community partners.  I also welcome your involvement as we work to provide the best possible education to students. The success of students in both academics and extra-curricular activities can only reach its full potential when we all work together.

Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School strives to serve the students of Antigonish and surrounding communities by focusing on the strengths and diversity 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 dedicated staff will have open communication with parents and guardians and will work closely with students to assist them in reaching their goals. It is our desire that the graduates of Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School have a feeling of self-worth, respect for all individuals and a commitment to lifelong learning.  By working together, we will ensure this is a successful school year.

Welcome to Dr.J!

Mike MacIsaac