9387 Commercial Street
New Minas NS B4N 3G3
Ph. (902) 681 - 4910   Fax (902) 681 - 4909

Daily Schedule

8:25 Homerooms

(Attendance & "O Canada")

8:30 Classes Begin

10:30 Recess

10:45 Classes Resume

Half Hour Lunches

1st Lunch 11:45 - Gr. 8  & 7Larade/7Rovers

2nd Lunch 12:15 - Gr. 6 & 7King/Routledge


Dismissal 2:50



Wednesday Lunch Change

( During Exploratory Weeks)

Oct, Nov, Feb, Mar, Apr, May



1st Lunch 12:00 - Gr. 8 & 7Larade/7Rovers

2nd Lunch - 12:30 - Gr. 6 & 7 King/Routledge



Important Notice From Public Health



Ticks and Lyme Disease Awareness


At this time of year it’s important to be aware and careful in areas where there may be blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks), which can carry the germ that causes Lyme disease. Please visit our school website for important Public Health information on protecting against ticks and Lyme disease.Additional information and videos can also be found at www.novascotia.ca/hpp/cdpc/lyme.asp



The Alert System is now Active:


As some of you are aware, the new PowerSchool  Attendance Alert System has started.  If your child is absent from school with out an excused attendance you will be contacted by email, phone or text .  If your child is going to be absent from school, you can contact us either by phone 902-681-4910 or email - ems@avrsb.ca.  Messages can be left at anytime. 

If you have any questions or concerns about the above information, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.




                                     School Office open from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm





  • Student Accident Insurance (GOLD) Register online please


    This is a very important piece.

  • Growing up Digital

    Are you concerned about the amount of time your child spends on technology?

    Does your child use technology responsibly?

    Check out the AVRSB website:

    "Growing up Digital"

  • Art Club


  • Jazz Band




  • Breakfast Program

    Breakfast is provided free of charge every morning in our school cafeteria. Fruit, juice, cereal, toast, cheese and bagels are a great way to start the day. So if you have an early morning practice or just don't have time to make toast at home, join your friends in the cafeteria for a nourishing start to your EMS day.


    Open daily 8:00 - 8:25 am. Pancakes every Thursday!