Contact Information

LE Shaw Elementary School

486 Oak Island Road

Avonport, NS B0P 1B0


Bus Notes

Please write bus notes on an individual piece of paper so students can bring them to the office and drop them in the bus note basket.  Bus notes should include your childs first and last name, where they are going, the date and their teacher or grade.

Welcome to LE Shaw



L. E. Shaw Elementary School is a grade Primary to Five school with a total of 128 students and 6 classrooms.  It was opened in September 1950 and is named for Lloyd Ethelburt Shaw, a member of the Shaw Brick family.  The school, named in his honor, is located on Oak Island Road in Avonport.   Avonport is a rural, farming community within the municipality of Kings County.  Its catchment area includes the Glooscap First Nation Reserve and is located between the towns of Wolfville and Hantsport.

Current News and Announcements
  • Cross Country Running dates

    Cross Country Running Schedule


    Tuesday, Oct 6th – Gaspereau Valley Elementary**NEW DATE**

    Thursday, Oct 8th - Port Williams Elementary

    Thursday, Oct 15th – KCA (at Kentville Memorial Park, Grades 3-8)




    1. Students will be leaving the school at 3:00 pm for the 3:30 pm meets. The cost will be $2.00 for each bus trip. They will meet in the gym after school on the cross country days. (See schedule below) Buses will be back at LE Shaw School between 4:30 and 4:45 pm so your child will need to be picked up at that time.
    2. Transportation will be provided by bus . Parents may drive their child to the meets if they wish but please let the teacher know.
    3. Runners must take part in the practices which are held at recess times throughout September and the 1st part of October. They will be held on days when the weather is good and they will be announced.
    4. Runners should have their own water bottle and running sneakers and shorts or track pants.  A tee-shirt will be provided with LE Shaw written on the front.

  • The Velveteen Rabbit

    We are pleased to announce a spectacular ballet performance of The Velveteen Rabbit, Wednesday, October 14th at 1:00 in the gymnasium.  Parents/Guardians and siblings are welcome to attend this performance.  There is no admission for this event but a free will offering will be available at the door to support further fine art initiatives.

  • Assemblies

    Assemblies will be starting October 30, 2015.  Please join us at 8:30am for our first assembly of the year.  Assemblies will continue monthly, usually the last Friday in the month.  November will be an exception to this when we have our Remembrance Day assembly.

  • Mi’kmaq History Month Celebration

    Glooscap First Nation

    Mi’kmaq History Month Celebration

    Thursday, October 15, 2015

    2:00pm – 6:00pm

    Come Celebrate with us!

    There will be drummers, dancers, Mi’kmaq art and language, history and culture

    And a traditional feast at 5pm.

    Glooscap First Nation Band Hall, 159 Smith Rd. Hantsport, NS

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What does my child require for school supplies?

Answer #1
Your child will need indoor sneakers for gym and a backpack. All other supplies are covered by the $35.00 fee that we ask be paid by September 20, 2014.

  • Tumblebooks

    Tumblebooks is a great online resource with lots of different story books that you can use with your computer and projector. Go to this website and it will automatically log you in or you can always "Google" it and then go to Tumblebooks Library and use the following login information: User Name: avrsb, Passwood: books

  • We Give Books

    A free site (you need to register but it's free) that shows books in an enlarged format. Books are displayed in a format that enable you to "flip" the pages. Also you can zoom in on the text. Non-fiction books include such resources as Eyewitness books.

Documents and Forms    AVRSB Long Range Outlook
   2014-2015 Continuous School Improvement Annual Report

L. E. Shaw Elementary
486 Oak Island Road, Avonport, N.S.
P.O. Box , B0P 1B0
Phone: (902) 542-6900   Fax: (902) 542-6905