**Reminder**No School on Wednesday Nov 25th or Friday Nov 27th




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
  • Keeping the weather in mind :)

    It's time to start dressing in layers and adding mits and hats to school bags!  With the evening temperatures predicting frost and low's of zero or below, the morning supervision time it still a chilly time for students.  It does warm up some days for lunch time play however living in Nova Scotia we know our weather is never predictable!!

  • Nourish Your Roots

    L.E. Shaw elementary School is taking part in Nourish Nova Scotia's "Nourish Your Roots" healthy school fundraiser.  Support our school and local farmers by selling healthy farm boxes fresh from Longspell Point Farm.


    At a sell price of $30 each farm box offers a variety of produce such as carrots, onions, potato, turnip, parsnips and depending on the farm/availability also squash, apples, cranberries, sweet potato and Brussels sprouts with a total value of $30.


    Students use provided envelope order forms to track sales and collect money, now through Monday, December 7th (cheques payable to the school). Customers will receive receipt notes with details of their order.  All orders must be submitted to your school by December 7th.  Your fresh, local produce will be available for pick-up at the school on Tuesday, December 15th, 2:30-5:30pm and Wednesday, December 16th, 6-8pm, just in time for the Holidays.


    this fundraiser promotes local food and healthy eating, and raises funds to support health promoting activities at our school.  Each farm box will include a brochure with educational tools and resources.  Additional resources to help with food preparation and storage, as well as recipes and "kids in the kitchen" ideas are available at nourishns.ca/nourish-your-roots.

  • Internet Safety Presentation

    Dear Families,


    We will have Constable Alana Smith here at the school on Monday, November 30th from 6:30-7:30 to talk to parents and guardians about Internet Safety. We will meet in the cafeteria.


    In order to gather our numbers for this evening please call the school and RSVP. 902-542-6900

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 Electoral Boundary Review
   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
E-Mail: leses@avrsb.ednet.ns.ca
Phone: (902) 542-6900   Fax: (902) 542-6905