We currently do not have an employee to start our school year in the cafeteria.  We will keep you updated on the new start date once we have a new staff member settled :)



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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.

Dates to Remember

Oct 18 - Common early dismissal at 11:30am

Oct 18 - Family Halloween Dance 6-8pm

Oct 25 - Provincial Conference No School for students

Oct 31 - Orange and Black day

Nov 6 - Remembrance Day assembly at 1:15

Nov 7 - Early dismissal at 11:30am

Nov 8 - Marking day - No school for students

Nov 11 - Remembrance Day - No school

Nov 19 - Common early dismissal @ 11:30am


Nov 27 - Report cards come home


Assembly Dates:  Wednesday's at 1:15pm (unless noted otherwise)

Oct. 23 - Good News Awards

Nov. 6 - Remembrance Day Assembly,

Nov. 20 - Good News Awards

Dec. 20 - Assembly in the AM - School only - No Good News Awards today.

Jan. 22 - Good News Awards

Feb. 19 - Good News Awards

Mar. 11 - Good News Awards

April 29 - Good News Awards

May 20 - Good News Awards

June 17 - Good News Awards

June 30 - Grade 5 Closing Assembly 9:00 AM


Our Commitment

The staff of L.E. Shaw work hard to provide our students with a safe and caring learning environment. We challenge all learners to do their best while providing all the support they need to overcome any challenges they face. Your support of our efforts is greatly appreciated. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school to speak with your child's teacher or click on their name in the staff list to send them an email.


Sunday, October 20, 2019


Text/Email Alerts

If you are a parent/guardian with current contact information on file with the school, you will automatically receive text/email alerts from AVRCE for school cancellations and other important announcements.

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