Primary registration takes place from January to May 2018. AVRSB welcomes parents/guardians to contact their local school to register new Primary students for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Commission on Inclusive Education
  • Student Attendance Policy

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at AVRSB Regional Office, Berwick

Regional French Immersion Program information sessions are happening in February at each school offering a program. 

Regional Office Staff, Departments, and School Administrative Staff

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News and Events

Winter is here, so it's important to have plans in place in case of school cancellations or early dismissals due to weather/road conditions, or other unforseen events. Learn more about AVRSB's procedures for storm days, school cancellations, bus driver discretion and more.

In December, AVRSB asked students, staff, families and school community members to fill out an online survey about different ways of responding to winter weather and road conditions. Click here to read about the results of the survey.

Click here for links to information on service award early payout for NSTU and Non-Union employees. 

Members of the Pine Ridge Middle School Hackergal computer coding club for girls, led by teacher Ashley Abbott, took part in a Canada-wide hackathon on December 13. Students worked together all day in groups to create a festive interactive video from start to finish. Coding clubs and events like hackathons encourage young women to build skills and confidence in problem solving and technology, while connecting students to real-world jobs in technology fields.

Spring 2017 exam results from the first year of the AP Capstone program at Northeast Kings Education Centre are in, and they show that NKEC students exceeded global average scores in every Advanced Placement (AP) subject area in which they were enrolled. AP Capstone is a program that encourages students to develop university-level research and communication skills. NKEC is the first school in the Maritime provinces to offer this program.

Click here to read the AVRSB Race Relations, Cross Cultural Understanding and Human Rights Progress Report 2017.

Click here to view December 6, 2017 edition of the Superintendent’s Monthly Report, celebrating students, staff and school successes and highlighting business and news at the regional level.

Pre-Primary is offered at St. Mary's Elementary School, Dr. Arthur Hines School, Three Mile Plains District School and Clark Rutherford Memorial School in 2017-2018. For information on Pre-Primary programming offered at these sites, please contact the school directly. Please note that it is the responsibility of parents/guardians to provide transportation for children enrolled in Pre-Primary. For general information on Pre-Primary Programs in Nova Scotia, visit

The 2017-2018 AVRSB Class Caps Compliance Report is now available. To view the report, click here.

Click here to view the AVRSB Annual Report to the Community for 2016-2017, a look back on the previous school year to reflect on the achievements of students, staff and schools, to honour vital partnerships with communities, families and organizations, and to highlight progress toward AVRSB's annual goals.

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