School Vision:
Working Together for
Student Success.

10 Middle Road RR#1 Lawrencetown NS B0S1M0 Canada 
Ph: 902-584-4500  Fax: 902-584-4505

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Annapolis Valley Regional School Board   |  Handbook for Students/Parents/Guardians 2017/2018   |   Updated 10/15/17  |   Disclaimer     |     Village of Lawrencetown

Cafeteria Order Form
Cafeteria Policy
Cafeteria Permission Slip


October 16 - 27

8 Cafeteria Recipes

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 16th
School Advisory Council Meeting 6:30 LCS Library All Welcome

Tuesday, October 17th
Picture Retakes
Early Dismissal 11:30

Halloween Dance for LCS Families
Monday, October 30
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Free will offering
We have young children coming so no scary costumes or weapons

Recycling Fund
for 2017-2018
to October 1st

Find out more here.

2008-2009 = $ 765.85
2009-2010 = $ 841.25
2010-2011 = $1030.35
2011-2012 = $ 894.10

2012-2013 = $ 894.85
2013-2014 = $ 696.70
2014-2015 = $ 877.70
2015-2016 = $ 711.55

2016-2017 = $ 501.10

Bell Schedule

8:25 bell    Organizational time

8:30-9:00        1st class

9:00-9:30        2nd class

9:30-10:00      3rd class

10:00-10:30     4th class

10:30-10:45      Recess

10:45-11:15      5th class

11:15-11:45      6th class

11:45-12:15      7th class

12:15-12:20      Get dressed for outside

12:20-12:40      Lunch recess

12:40-1:00       Eat lunch

1:00 – 2:00       8th class

2:00-- 2:30      9th class

2:30               Dismissal


School Mission:
To develop responsible, life-long learners in a student centered environment where all educational partners are successful, respected and valued.


A Guide to Helping Others Have Their Say

Housing Needs Assessment

Please take the time to help people you know and work with fill out this survey so we can understand what the housing needs in our community are now and into the future.

Click here for the “Housing: Now and Into the Future” Survey. To complete the survey in French click here « Logement: maintenant et dans le futur ».

 To see the entire document about this survey, click here.




LCS has partnered with Shoppers Drug Mart to offer free flu shots. This voluntary clinic will take place on November 2 from 2:30-4:30 pm in the art room. It's for children 5 and up and adults.

Participants need to bring in their health cards.


Mi'kmaq History Month



Treaty Day, (October 1st) marks the beginning of Mi'kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Mi'kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy.

Its purpose is to promote public awareness about the Mi'kmaw culture and heritage for all citizens of Nova Scotia. A poster is produced and numerous events are organized throughout the month in recognition of Mi'kmaq History Month.

For more information visit the Mi’kmaq History Month Committee's website

Information and poster from:


(click on the poster for a larger view)

Innovations and Legacies

The Mi’kmaq have lived in Mi’kma’ki for thousands of years. The knowledge that grew up over these many generations resulted in a sophisticated relationship with our homeland. The seasons, cycles, animals and plants of Mi’kma’ki are at the core of our culture and language.

Our expertise is based on a worldview of belonging to a place, knowing it, and protecting the way of life within it. Europeans knew little about Mi’kma’ki when they arrived here in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Upon arrival, they saw the uniqueness of Mi’kmaw technology that was essential to living here.

This year we recognize some of these cultural innovations and celebrate legacies that continue to enrich our life today. There are many more to explore!

Gerald Gloade, the artist who created this year’s Mi’kmaq History Month poster, explains that, “Mi’kmaw knowledge grew over many generations resulting in a sophisticated relationship with the homeland – the seasons, cycles, animals and plants of Mi’kma’ki are at the core of our culture and language”.

Gloade captured this essence of Innovations and Legacies through a visual guide illustrating many examples of unique Mi’kmaw technology, providing a lasting contribution to today’s Canadian culture.

Information taken from:


Fall Flyers
for courses being offered by Mental Health.

All of our courses are free for parents/guardians to add. Caregivers do not have to pre-register but they can call the phone number on flyer with questions. Transportation assistance in the form of gas cards are available and can be requested by the parent at the first session.

Click on any title for dates and more information.

Helping Your Child With ADHD

Promoting Positive Behaviours in Children

Helping Anxious Children Course

Promoting Positive Behaviours in Teens
"Stepping Up: Non-Indigenous People’s Role in Truth and Reconciliation

We are pleased to invite you to take part in “Stepping Up: Non-Indigenous People’s Role in Truth and Reconciliation”, an 8-hour course (in four parts) that provides an opportunity for non-Indigenous people to begin to explore their roles and responsibilities in the Truth and Reconciliation process.  Please see the attached poster for more information.

Space is limited, so register now to reserve your spot! Note that you must be able to commit to attending all four sessions.

 If there is enough interest, the course will be offered again in the future.

 To register, please email, or call 902-542-0156.

To see the poster, click here.



After School Program

The After School Program begins on Thursday, September 7th and runs every full school day from 2:30 until 5:30. You must register your child using the proper form and pay the required amount. The charge is $7 per day for one child, $12 per day if you have two children and $16 for three. Registration forms are available on the website.

Before School Program

There is a NEW Before School Program that runs each day from 7:15 until 8:05. Again, children must be registered before attending and the cost for this service is just $2 a day for each child.




Dear LCS Families,

We have new students who have life threatening allergies (anaphylaxis) to peanuts  and other nuts and therefore it is essential that we make our school allergy safe. 

In collaboration with the AVRSB School Nurse, we have learned the best way to reduce the risk of accidental exposure of allergens to these students is to respectfully ask for your co-operation as the parents/guardians within our LCS community to:


We realize that this request may pose an inconvenience for you when packing your child’s snack or lunch. However, we hope you will appreciate the seriousness of our situation and assist in our efforts to create as safe an environment as possible.  With your cooperation we can minimize the risk of a severe allergic reaction. In addition, our school cafeteria will no longer be selling items that contain nuts, such as peanut butter sandwiches or peanut butter cookies.

Included with this letter is some information about peanut allergies as well as things that you can teach your child in order to protect the health and safety of the students with the potentially life-threatening allergy.

Thank you in advance for your understanding and co-operation as we welcome our new students into our nut aware learning environment!

With warm regards,

Mrs. Shehata, Principal, LCS

You can read more about nut allergies here.


Family Matters is located at 10 Middle Road Lawrencetown in the former Lawrencetown Consolidated High School Building. It has lots of programs for parents and children in Annapolis County.
Visit the Family Matters website for more information.

Care to read a book or two about
the history of the Lawrencetown Consolidated School? You can find them in the school library or the Village Library or you can contact the author Dave Whitman

Here are links to some businesses that support our school.


Blue Griffin Books

Dairy Queen


External links are provided for your convenience, and do not constitute an endorsement by the AVRSB or its schools of the content, policies or products of the external linked site.
The AVRSB does not control the external linked sites, and is not responsible for the accuracy, legality or content of the external linked sites or for that of subsequent links.
The AVRSB makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information on its website and its schools’ websites; however, it makes no guarantees or warranties that the information is error-free.
Please contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content. If an outdated or inappropriate site is found, please report to the AVRSB.