Public consultations on school start times in the the West Kings family of schools. Sessions for St. Mary's Elementary, Berwick & District School moved to January 25.
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Please note that when a storm day cancellation happens during exams, the entire exam schedule is pushed back by one day. For example, exams scheduled for January 24 will now take place on January 25, exams originally scheduled for January 25 move to January 26, etc.
A tentative agreement was reached between the Nova Scotia Teachers Union and provincial government on January 20. As a result, the Union has announced that teachers’ work-to-rule job action is suspended effective today, Monday, January 23. While this is welcome news, the transition back to regular operations in schools will take some time. Please click to read more about this transition period.
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.
In January, public consultation sessions on school start times will take place in the West Kings District High School family of schools. As part of this community feedback process, AVRSB is also collecting input through an online survey. School community members are welcome to share their input at https://www.avrsb.ca/wkdhs-start-times-survey. The survey will be open until February 15, 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 Superintendent and governing Board of the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board are pleased to announce Jeanne Saulnier, CPA, CMA, MBA, will join AVRSB as Director of Finance. Saulnier brings a wealth of experience to this role. Most recently, she has served in leadership positions with the Nova Scotia Health Authority, in addition to past experience in the private sector.
During the winter months, wind chill may affect the decision to allow students outdoors for recess or other activities. Wind chill is the cooling sensation caused by the combined effect of temperature and wind. Click here to learn about the factors school administrators consider in wind chill-related decisions, and other resources on windy winter weather.
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...