Friendly Reminders and Notices
Ø Parents are reminded that the weather conditions have been changing considerably. Some students have been coming to school not dressed for the weather conditions and temperature. Please ensure that your child has the proper attire for the weather conditions.
Ø The Halifax Regional School Board is asking for feedback on whether the board should move its monthly meetings to communities around the region as a means to encourage more people to attend. There is a one-question survey that can be completed on the HRSB website at www.hrsb.ca . Responses are being accepted until Tuesday, November 26 at 4 p.m.
Ø The annual Christmas Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday December 6th during regular lunch. Students who wish to purchase a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings need to order no later than Thursday November 28th. Please send in a note with your child to give to the cafeteria with payment. Elementary Dinner is $5.75 and junior high and staff is $7.50
School E-mail Correspondence
Please click on the
following link if you're interested in
After School Plans
If your child has a change in after school
plans they must bring a note from home.
(After school plans should be made the night
Parents and guardians are reminded to not
come into the lower paved area of the school
grounds during bus arrivals and departures.
Please - drop your child off in the upper
parking turn lane to ensure they arrive
School Advisory Council
For Information about Ross
Road's School Advisory Council please click
on the following link:
Links for Students and Parents Considering
the Grade 6 Late French Immersion Program
Please click on the following link for the cafeteria lunch menu.
This menu will follow a 4 week rotation.
Transportation Bus Routes
For information on bus routes
please click on the following link.
A reminder to students that the dress code
must be followed at school.
The following applies to both junior high
and elementary students:
Any type of clothing with offensive words,
slogans and/or pictures is considered inappropriate as well as
any type of clothing that promotes any form of illegal activity.
Muscle shirts, racer back tank top and ribbed
tank tops are considered inappropriate.
A tank top is considered appropriate as long as
the straps are four fingers wide and bra straps are not visible.
All tops are expected to be below the waist;
both front and back.
Shorts and skirts must be knee length; with or
HRSB has a new policy
regarding volunteers in our
school. If you believe you
might volunteer (classroom
support or field trips,
etc.) at any time throughout
the school year you must
have a child abuse register
and a police check done.
Please fill out the Child
abuse form (link below) and
send to the address listed
on the form (takes
approximately 4-6 weeks to
process). Police check
forms are available at the
local RCMP office for a fee.
Once both forms are returned
to you please bring into the
school so we may have a copy
Child Abuse Form
Ross Road Elementary and Junior High School
336 Ross Road
Westphal, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 462-8340 or (902) 462-8341
Fax: (902) 462-8398