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February is African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. The 2017 theme, Passing the Torch, honours past and present legacies of African Nova Scotians while looking forward to future greatness...

Primary registration takes place from January to May 2017. AVRSB welcomes parents/guardians to contact their local school to register new Primary students for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Annuual African Youth Talent Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 9

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On February 21, 2017, the Nova Scotia government passed legislation to implement a contract for members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union.

Please know the transition in schools will take some time. We know that our teachers have always been committed to providing the best education possible, so classroom learning and classroom-related activities for students will continue to be their priority.

Extra-curricular activities such as clubs or events may resume, however, this is at the discretion of staff organizers. The Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation will work with schools...

Classroom teachers who want to be part of the provincial Council to Improve Classroom Conditions can submit an expression of interest online as of February 22, 2017.


To submit your expression of interest, please click here. To view the government news release about the Council, please click here.

Thank you to Afrocentric Drumming Group members for sharing your talents and helping to mark the beginning of African Heritage Month at the February 1 Regular Board Meeting. The Afrocentric Drumming Group is based at West Hants Middle School and is supervised by Student Support Worker Shawn Johnson. Pictured here from left to right are Tasia MacLean, Julie Henao Murillo, Jahmelia Sampson, Milo Small and Calvin Upshaw.  Learning to drum is a way to build connections between students, while also encouraging numeracy, academic achievement and Afrocentric knowledge. 

The Annual African Youth Talent Show has been moved to Thursday, March 9. The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Horton High School Performance Centre. This all-ages event showcases the amazing talents and skills of students in the AVRSB Student Support Worker and Native Student Advisor Programs. The show features singing, instrumental music, dance, comedy, sports skills and more! All welcome, admission by freewill offering. 

Students in Mrs. Goodwin's Literacy Support Program at Three Mile Plains District School wrote about their "big dreams" as they learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s big dream. The students created a display featuring their dreams and ideas alongside those of Dr. King, in honour of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017.

Are you a potential high school graduate currently enrolled in an AVRSB school? You may need to include a reference letter with your application to a post-secondary program, exchange program, apprenticeship or scholarship/grant/bursary. Superintendent Roberta Kubik has written an open letter that you can include with application forms. This letter provides context to receiving institutions/...

The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board is now using AlertSolutions to send messages to parents/guardians about school cancellations or other urgent situations. This is the same system that many schools use to send information such as attendance and newsletter notices to parents/guardians by text, email and sometimes by phone. AVRSB will send early morning school cancellations due to weather/road conditions or power/water outage by text and email using AlertSolutions. Unplanned early dismissal messages during the day will be sent by text, email and phone using this...

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