At this point in time we do not have cafeteria services available at our school. We apologize for this inconvenience.

You can now follow us on TWITTER!!  @LEShawElem

Contact Information

LE Shaw Elementary School

486 Oak Island Road

Avonport, NS B0P 1B0


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.

Oct 19 - Early Dismissal @ 11:30am


Oct 21 - School Assembly

Oct 27 - H&S Halloween Dance, Supper and Hallway Spooktacular! 5:30-8:00

Oct 28 - Provincial Conference Day - No School for Students

Nov 9 - Remembrance Day Assembly 8:30am

Nov 11 - Remembrance Day - No School

Nov 15 - Early Dismissal @ 11:30am

Nov 24 - Report Cards go home

Nov 28 - Parent/Guardian/Teacher interviews 6-8pm

Nov 29 - Parent Teacher AM Inservice PM - No school for Students

Nov 30 - Regional Inservice Day - No School for Students

Nov 30 - WE Day



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For the breakfast program!!  We would like to create a list of volunteers that can fill in for the breakfast program on days another volunteer can not make it in.  We currently find ourselves searching to find somone to cover breakfast at least once a week!!  If you are able to put your name on this short notice call list we would greatly appreciate it!!!  Please call 902-542-6900 to add your name to the list!!

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
  • Kids for Kids

    Hi Everyone!


    We will be starting up our Kids for Kids group again this year!  Our first day will be October 19th and will be a CRAZY HAIR CRAZY HAT DAY!  Instead of monatary donation this time, the kids have decided they would like to collect Dental Health items for the food bank.  This includes toothbrushes and toothpaste, floss etc.


    Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!!


  • Breakfast food drive!!

    Thank you so much to all of our families.  We have been receiving so many wonderful donations for our breakfast program.  Excited to see which class is going to win a healthy snack!!


  • The day a chicken came to school!

Documents and Forms    How to Prevent, Find, and Treat Head Lice
   Annual Report 2015-2016
   2016-2017 School Calendar
   Ticks and Lyme Disease

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 the end of September.

  • 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.

Mi'kmaq Culture


Here is a great link to information on the Mi'kmaq people


Learn some words in Mi'kmaq!


O'Canada in Mi'kmaq



All schools in the AVRSB are required to hold 6 fire drills per year and 2 lockdown drills and 1 hold and secure drill.  These are conducted periodically and LE Shaw has thus far has had 1 fire drill todate . A relocation drill is required once per year as well.

LE Shaw Elementary  also has a crisis management committee to oversee any potential crisis that may arise and will follow the "Administrators' Book of Emergency Checklists" if required.  If you have any questions, please direct them to administration.