Important Information on AWEC Opening Dates and Renovations
During the summer break, renovations have continued at AWEC. Some timelines have been delayed, which will affect the beginning of the school year. The school office will be opening August 26, and temporarily located at ARRA from August 26 to 29.
The first day of school for AWEC students will now be Monday, September 8. Please click "Read More" for details.Read more...
Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year!
We are excited about the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year and the promise it brings for learning, discovery, new experiences, reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones.
It is a pleasure to welcome students and staff back to school, and a special welcome is extended to all new students and families. We hope that everyone has enjoyed the summer break!Read more...
Support Program Helps New Teachers Connect With Students
This week, over 30 new teachers took part in the AVRSB New Teacher Support Program, to help ensure they start the year off on a good note, making positive connections with students and engaging them in learning.
Busy Summer for AVRSB Property Services Staff and Technicians
While students enjoy the summer, AVRSB’s Property Services staff and Technicians have been very busy with projects happening throughout the region, including renovations and upgrades in many buildings, to make sure schools are at their best to welcome students in September!
School Bus Information for the 2014-2015 School Year
Whether your child is returning to the same school, starting Primary, or moving to middle or high school in 2014-2015, click "read more" for important school bus information for families.
School's in for the Summer...for AVRSB Staff
Summer is prime time for staff to participate in training and professional development, whether learning about new curriculum and evidence-based teaching practices, or upgrading skills they can apply in daily interactions with students.
This summer, many AVRSB teachers, administrators and support staff are going back to the classroom to take part in summer institutes and training to keep their skills and knowledge up-to-date. In the photo above, new, experienced and substitute teachers take part in an AVRSB Summer Institute exploring the new Grade 4-6 math curriculum.Read more...
Decision Reached for DRES, KDS Catchment Areas
Following a public consultation process that began in the Fall of 2013, the governing Board members of AVRSB have decided on a change to the Dwight Ross Elementary School and Kingston and District School catchment areas. After careful consideration, the decision was made at the June 2014 Board Meeting to implement “Option 3”, one of four catchment area options presented to these school communities (Click "read more" to view a larger map and description).
The new catchment areas will take effect in September 2015, and a transition process will be communicated to families in the Fall of 2014. To learn more about this decision and the consultation process, click "Read More".