The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at AVRSB Regional Office in Berwick. New meeting start time at 6:30 p.m.

School offices open August 29 for new registrations and course changes.

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The first day of school for students is September 7, 2016, except for the following schools, which will open for students on September 8, 2016: Champlain Elementary School, Coldbrook and District School, Kings County Academy, Kingston and District School, Lawrencetown Education Centre, Pine Ridge Middle School, and Wolfville School. School offices open August 29, 2016 for new registrations and course changes.

Welcome to the new AVRSB website! Our site has been upgraded to a streamlined look featuring a mobile- and tablet-friendly format, so it can be viewed more easily across a range of devices. Although the look and some aspects of website navigation have changed, you’ll find most of the website content is the same as before. If you’re looking for the “Quick Links” that appeared on the left side of our previous website, you can now find these at the bottom of our home page.

In August 2016 the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board applied to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) to amend the boundaries of its school board electoral districts. The NSUARB has approved the application. You can view the NSUARB order and decision on their website (visit, click “Matters and Evidence” and search for "Annapolis Valley Regional School Board"). These changes take effect October 15, 2016.


The first day for Wolfville School students will be Thursday, September 8, one day later than scheduled. An Open House for families will occur September 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. as previously scheduled. The change is necessary due to renovation delays, and the additional day will enable staff to set up classrooms and learning spaces. Wolfville School staff look forward to welcoming students during the September 2 Open House and for the start of school on September 8.

If you have questions about your child’s school bus transportation, please contact the AVRSB Transportation Division. Parents/guardians in West Hants please call 902-792-6767. This is a dedicated line for West Hants area school bus questions. For questions about school bus transportation in Kings and Annapolis Counties, please contact 902-538-4641 or 1-800-850-3887. For any transportation questions, you can also email

We're pleased to share our annual Report to the Community, which highlights programs, partnerships and developments that have helped to support AVRSB's goals and the success of students in the 2015-2016 school year. We invite you to take a look inside to find out what is happening across our region.

View the AVRSB Report to the Community for 2015-2016

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