Champlain Elementary School is located in the community of Granville Ferry, NS, which is just outside of Annapolis Royal. We serve the town of Annapolis Royal, Parker's Cove and the surrounding areas.
Our school opened in September of 2000, replacing the Annapolis Granville Elementary and Parker's Cove Consolidated Schools, which both closed in June of 2000. We currently have an enrollment of 165 students in grades primary to five, with a staff of around 20, including teachers and support staff.
We welcome you to our website which includes school and community information. Please feel free to contact the school at any time with concerns or questions.
NSTU Strike Action: Parent/Guardian Frequently Asked Questions
On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) announced they are planning strike action beginning Monday, December 5. A "Frequently Asked Questions" information sheet for parents/guardians has been developed to address some of the questions you may have about the impacts of this strike action on activities at your child's school. This information sheet is available as a pdf for download, or click to read more.
November 22-Information Notice for Parents and Guardians from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has prepared an information sheet for parents/guardians with answers to frequently asked questions about possible job action by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. Please visit https://goo.gl/hu1WZE to view this information sheet.
November 28: Information for Parents and Guardians--NSTU Job Action
This morning, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union announced that it intends to begin a work-to-rule strike action on Monday, December 5th at all schools in Nova Scotia.
The NSTU has described the work-to-rule in this way: Teachers will continue to carry out their instructional duties in classrooms, but will not support any extracurricular activities like concerts, coaching teams or supervising clubs; field trips will not go ahead. The NSTU has indicated that teachers will arrive 20 minutes before school and leave 20 minutes after, as stipulated in the Teachers Provincial Agreement.
More details about the impact of a work-to-rule job action on AVRSB students and schools will be available in the coming days. Please continue to monitor www.avrsb.ca and @avrsb on Twitter for further updates.
Students to Resume Classes December 6
The Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development has announced that students will resume classes on Tuesday, December 6. All AVRSB schools will be open to students as of this date.