Intensive French Program information session March 29, 6 p.m. at Pine Ridge Middle School.
News and Events
On May 10, every student at Bridgetown Regional HS is taking part in a one-day violence prevention conference called SAVE (Students Assist in Violence Education). Working with SchoolsPlus Annapolis and local RCMP, the SAVE student planning committee has helped to organize this event, including selecting workshop topics that aim to empower and educate students on important topics such as mental wellness, online/social media safety, healthy relationships, gender stereotypes, domestic violence, and more.
Three Mile Plains District School welcomed Dr. Henry Bishop to the school on March 21. Dr. Bishop visited each class to provide hands-on lessons about the rhythms and traditions of African drumming.
On March 4, several student teams from AVRSB schools took part in the 12th Annual Robot Programming Competitions at Acadia University, the provincial championships for First Lego League and Lego Robotics groups. Joining the competition were school teams from Kings County Academy, Northeast Kings Education Centre, Wolfville School, Annapolis West Education Centre and Horton High School. In addition, several community/neighbourhood teams from across our region also took part.
Congratulations to Rachel Holland, a grade 12 Middleton Regional High School student, on receiving one of 30 scholarships in a recent national African Heritage Month essay competition. Rachel’s essay, Building Better Futures, highlights the courage of Anderson Ruffin Abbott and Leonard Braithwaite in challenging racism, while noting its persistence in Canada. Click here to view Rachel’s award-winning essay.
The Nova Scotia Aspiring Leaders Program (ALP) is a professional learning program for teachers, mentors and school board consultants who are interested in becoming effective school principals and/or vice principals. The program is offered by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, in partnerships with the Nova Scotia Educational Leadership Consortium (NSELC) and school boards. Online application for the 2017-2018 ALP cohort is available until April 30, 2017.
March 7, 2017: An open letter from Nova Scotia school board superintendents regarding appointment of teachers to the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.
Click to read the complete open letter (English and French versions available).
Click here to view the March 1, 2017 edition of the Superintendent's Monthly Report, celebrating student and school success, and highlighting business and news at the regional level.
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...