Yearbooks Are In!
Students who have ordered yearbooks are receiving them today, June 18th! We have 12 extra yearbooks available on a first come, first served basis at the office for $15.00.
Thank you everyone for a very successful year! Have a fun and safe summer! Our first day back for students will be on Sept. 4th, 2014.
School Calender... click here
Bullying and Cyberbullying What We Need to Know; A Reference Guide For Parents and Guardians
Each student is receiving a copy of this document and the reference guide may also be accessed at the following link: http://antibullying.novascotia.ca/resources.
The Department of Education has recently released some documents on homework. There is a Grades 4-6 Homework Tips pamphlet that you may find here...
http://www.ednet.ns.ca/pdfdocs/curriculum/Homework_Tips_4-6.pdf (you may have to copy and paste this link)
There is also a grade 4-6 Let's Talk About Homework pamphlet...
http://www.ednet.ns.ca/pdfdocs/curriculum/LTA_Homework_4-6.pdf (you may have to copy and paste this link)
The Department of Education will also be releasing a P-3 pamphlet, but it will NOT be referred to as homework is not formally required until grade 4.
The department of education states..." In primary to grade 3, formal homework is not required. Teachers can and often do provide families with regular access to books that may be read with young students. This practice supports the cultivation of a love of learning and sharing is encouraged. Teachers may also offer activities for students to complete at home, such as math games. However, such activities should not be regarded as a requirement. Teachers should communicate with parents/guardians about how learning can be supported at home without the formal demand for homework."
Great news! The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board has a district wide TumbleBookLibrary subscription!
To receive a username and password, please contact your child's teacher or the school.
You can access TumbleBooks from home.