127 King Street
P.O. Box 40
Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Mr. John Roscoe
Vice Principal – Mr. Matt Haliburton
* Hillcrest Academy is a
food sensitive school.
Any food product
that contains traces of any of the following is not
permitted in the school: peanuts, tree nuts, eggs.
to Hillcrest Academy! We will cooperatively provide a safe, student-centered
environment that builds self-esteem, self-confidence, and the essential
skills necessary for students to become productive members of a changing
society. Students will be encouraged to accept the differences of others,
use responsible decision-making and exhibit qualities of good citizenship.
By ensuring high levels of learning for all students in our professional
learning community, we can help them be successful. We want each parent to
feel that “My child is having a great year at Hillcrest Academy.”
parental and community support enhances the quality of education at
Hillcrest Academy. We hope you will visit the school often. Please come meet
with us, communicate with us, join the Parent Teacher Support Group, and
volunteer your time and energy. We know that your involvement, combined with
the efforts of our outstanding staff, will make this school year a rich and
rewarding year for your child. Please call (902)875-5300 if you have
any questions, concerns, or suggestions.
Grade Primary registration is taking place now. If you know
of any children who will be reaching Gr. Primary age (5) by
December 31st, 2016, please encourage their parent to call
us ASAP to register their child.
This month’s Parent Teacher Support Group meeting is on
Tuesday, January 12th at 7:00pm.
We have a professional development day on January 29th.
Topics include Student Success Planning, Race Relations,
Cross Cultural Understanding and Human Diversity. There will
be no school for students that day.
Please have daily bus transfers passed in or called in by
When a student is late for school, please bring them to the
office and sign them in.
Parents must report to the office at any time during the day
when they come to our school. Parents should not go
directly to their child’s classroom.
Parents and volunteers are reminded that your RCMP and Child
Abuse checks/documents must be renewed each year. Without
the completed documentation, you will not be permitted to
participate in school activities.
IMPORTANT! Just a
reminder to please check all ingredient labels of recess
snacks, lunches, and classroom treats, to insure they do not
contain peanuts, tree nuts, and/or eggs before
sending items to school due to life threatening allergy
concerns. Thank you for your continued support in making our
school a safe environment for all students.
Students are permitted to bring small
containers (250ml or less) of hand sanitizer to class.
School Day Schedule 8:35-8:55 School Entry
8:55-9:00 O’ Canada, Announcements
11:15-12:15 Class Time (P-1)
11:15-12:35 Class Time (2-6)
12:15-1:25 P-1 Lunch (eat 12:15-12:35)
12:35-1:25 2-3 Lunch (eat 12:35-12:55)
12:35-1:25 4-6 Lunch (eat 1:05-1:25)
Students who arrive at school at 8:35
or later, are to enter the building and go directly to the
cafeteria or to their classroom. If lunch is being purchased,
students are to proceed to the cafeteria to pay for their lunch
and then walk to their classroom. Students who are not
purchasing lunch are to walk directly to their classroom.
Snacks will still be available at recess in the cafeteria.
There will not be playground time in the morning.
- Lunch times: P-1 Lunch 12:15 –
12:35; 2-3 Lunch 12:35-12:55; 4-6 Lunch 1:05-1:25.
The price of lunch is $3.75. The price of milk is $0.40.
- Any student that requires the
administration of medication at school must have all school
medical forms completed by the parents and placed on file in
the main office. All medication must be in the original
container provided by the pharmacy with the pharmacy label.