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Non-Union Staff Members Recognized for Years of Dedication, Service to Students


In April, 24 AVRSB non-union staff members were recognized for reaching five to 45 years of service, and retiring members of this employee group were honoured for their career contributions to AVRSB. We are proud to celebrate these employees for their longstanding dedication and service to students and schools!




Lieutenant Governor's Education Medal Recipients Honoured


On Tuesday, May 19, 16 grade 11 students from across the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board received the Lieutenant Governor’s Education Medal in recognition of their academic performance, leadership and service to their school and community. Presented by His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, the awards ceremony took place at AVRSB Regional Office, hosted by staff and students of Annapolis West Education Centre. Friends and family of each medal recipient joined Board members and the Board Chair, school principals, AVRSB staff, mayors and wardens, and an MLA to celebrate the achievements of these outstanding students.


Royal Robots Compete at International Robotics Event


The Royal Robots, a First Lego League team based at Annapolis West Education Centre, have returned from the First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, held at the end of April. This creative team of robot designers and programmers earned a spot at this international event after taking the Provincial Championship title at Acadia University in February. In St. Louis, the Royal Robots met students from around the world and were invited to showcase their project in front of nearly 2,000 guests! They've created a video to thank everyone who has supported them on the way to St. Louis--click "Read More" for the video and details on this exciting competition!