Pride events are happening across Nova Scotia in July to honour and celebrate LGBTQ+ communities. Respect, equality and inclusion for everyone.

First day of school for students is September 6, 2017 at most AVRSB schools; some schools open September 7, 2017. Click for more information.

Wishing all grads, students, families and staff a safe and happy summer! AVRSB Regional Office open throughout the summer, school offices re-open August 28.

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The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has announced the first locations for a new provincial Pre-Primary Program for four-year-old children. AVRSB sites will be at Clark Rutherford Memorial School, St. Mary’s Elementary School, Dr. Arthur Hines School, and Three Mile Plains District School. Interested families can pre-register through the DEECD at or by calling 1-833-424-2084. Please continue to watch this website for individual site opening dates.

Check your child’s school bus information anytime using the BusPlanner Web Parent Portal. 

Ten schools will have access to support for students facing barriers to full participation in school activities, thanks to the Mud Creek Rotary Club’s LIFE fund.

Planning for school bus stops, routes and schedules for the new school year happens throughout the spring and early summer, so we encourage you to check your school bus information ahead of the first day of school in September. Click here to learn more.

Click here to view the June 7, 2017 edition of the Superintendent's Monthly Report, celebrating student success and highlighting news and business at the regional level.

Bridgetown Regional High School welcomed past and present students, families and community members to Celebrate the Years on Saturday, June 10. This event was an opportunity to share memories and to honour the school's 66 year history. Work is continuing on Brigetown Regional Community School, which will replace Bridgetown Regional Elementary School  and Bridgetown Regional High School once construction is complete. 

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