Academic Awards Night
Recognition of First Semester Achievements
April 24, 2014 6:30pm
Reception to follow
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LAST CHANCE TO ORDER A YEARBOOK!
Posted in the main foyer and outside room 209 are lists of
students who have pre-ordered a yearbook.
Please check the list for your name to ensure
you have pre-ordered.
last opportunity to purchase a yearbook will be the week April 22nd to April
25th at lunch in the main foyer, or online at
The cost is $35.
You must pre-order now to receive a yearbook in
We have some exciting news to share! During the month of March and
April there will be some work being done at the school to upgrade much of
our interior lighting with new energy efficient lighting. This work is
part of the Halifax Regional School Board's Energy Management project which
will see approximately 90 schools receive upgrades over the next four years
to make them more energy efficient. We are pleased to support these
upgrades because money that is saved in energy costs can be reinvested in
The work to our school should be completed by end of the April.
These are much needed improvements for our school.
If you have any concerns don't hesitate to contact the school.
Grade 10 - 11 Course Registration Information
Selection Book 2014-15
We are also looking for parent/guardian input on our
comprehensive guidance survey. Please take a few moments
and complete the online survey
Congratulations to Michael Mackley, 2010
Prince Andrew graduate for winning the Rhodes Scholarship which
is widely considered the "world's most
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Extra Help Schedule:
Extra help times are subject to
change depending on Meetings or Special Circumstances.
Each Student should confirm with the teacher to make sure extra help
will be offered on that day.
These are posted times. However,
each teacher may be available upon request to meet at different times based
on the student making an appointment.
may be circumstances when school is cancelled during the day due to severe
weather, power outages or where there is a situation deemed unsafe for our
students to be present.
decision will be communicated to all schools as close to 11:00 a.m. as
Prince Andrew High School is part of the Prince Andrew
Family of Schools. Usually, weather related cancellations will be
announced on the radio according to “Family of Schools’, not the individual
school. Therefore, if you hear announced that the Prince Andrew Family
of School is closed then Prince Andrew High School is closed.
The Halifax Regional School Board takes great care when
making the decision to alter the normal operations of schools in the event
of severe or inclement weather. Decisions on school closures and/or
bus cancellations are posted on the board’s website at
on Twitter at
www.twitter.com/HRSB_Official, recorded on
464-INFO (4636) and communicated to all local radios stations. You can
also receive notice of school and bus cancellations by e-mail or text
message by following the link on the front page (left side) of the HRSB
website. If you interested in learning more on how decisions regarding
closures and cancellations are made, visit
Our school uses a
video surveillance system as part of our continued efforts to
support a safe, positive and effective learning environment.
We recognize that the images recorded by this video
surveillance system are personal information and, as with all other
personal information, we take steps to balance privacy rights with
safety and security concerns.
The school has the legal authority to collect this personal
information under Section 24 of Nova Scotia’s
Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act.
staff has access to our video surveillance equipment and such access
is restricted as required by law.
The system is used to enhance school safety and to deter or
take action in response to unlawful behaviors.
If you have any
questions about video surveillance at our school, please contact the
principal, Greg MacKinnon.
You're not alone. Support and resources are
available to help
is a charitable organization which is the leading provider of emergency
medical information services linked to customized medical bracelets and
necklaces. We are pleased to be able to offer MedicAlert memberships to
students (from age 4 to their 14th birthday) through the
No Child Without®
program in select schools. The financial support of the Government of Canada
and Lions Clubs allows students to receive the MedicAlert membership for
FREE. Please visit the No Child Without website for further
2013-14 Course Selection Book(next year)
Prince Andrew Community Report
School Messenger Updates
Student Drop Off
are advised to use the driveway closest to the Aliant building, for entrance
and exit, when dropping off students. Student parking is available at
the back of the building and can be accessed through the driveway shared
with NSCC. See
site plan for more information.
Superintendent's Annual Report
to Setup Parent Access to PowerSchool