Forty-three locations across the province have been selected to offer pre-primary programming to four-year-olds this fall. For the first time, Nova Scotia families will have the option of accessing free, universal pre-primary education for four-year-olds. This is an investment in our youngest Nova Scotians that will help them transition more easily into their school years, […]
This year, Petite Rivière Elementary School participated in the 2017 Plastic Bag Grab challenge along with 541 schools from across Canada. In total, 2,339,717 plastic bags were collected for recycling. By collecting 2096 bags, Petite Rivière Elementary School diverted 16.8 kilograms of plastic from landfills and waterways. The plastic bags will be recycled domestically into […]
On June 21, celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!
What is National Aboriginal Day? June 21 is National Aboriginal Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous Peoples. Although these groups […]
The Education Action Plan includes several changes to the mandatory credits for high school graduation. These changes will have future implications for high school offerings and for student course selection. Please share the information below and ensure that the information is communicated to students and parents. Click here for more information from the Department of […]
Bridgewater, NS (June 8th, 2017) The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) was proud to honour Belinda Josephson, Counsellor at Bridgewater Elementary School, with the CCPA Counsellor Practitioner Award at a ceremony recently held during its annual conference in St. John’s, NL. The CCPA awards program acknowledges unsung heroes and persons worthy of recognition in […]
All current Grade 9 through 11 students at BJSHS and PVEC who live within the Town of Bridgewater have received personalized letters detailing planned transportation routes to and from school for the 2017 / 2018 school year. Along with this correspondence, students are able to take home a map that indicate where the bus stops […]