In January 2017, public consultations on school start times will take place throughout the West Kings District High School family of schools. Click to learn more.

The next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at AVRSB Regional Office, Berwick. 

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.

Regional French Immersion Information Sessions take place in February for families of students entering Primary (Early Immersion) or grade seven (Late Immersion). Click for details.

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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. 

On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) announced they are planning strike action beginning Monday, December 5. A "Frequently Asked Questions" information sheet for parents/guardians has been developed to address some of the questions you may have about the impacts of this strike action on activities at your child's school. This information sheet is available as a pdf for download, or click to read more.

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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