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 peanuts and tree nuts is not permitted in Hillcrest Academy.
As well, egg sandwiches are not allowed.
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.
- The first day of school for students in September is Wednesday, September 7th. (Start time is 8:55 am and end time is 2:55 pm.)
- The lunch meal for the first day of school will be pizza burgers and vegetable sticks. For the start of the 2016-2017 school year the price of lunch will be $3.75 which includes the lunch meal, milk and dessert. The cost for milk only (without lunch) will be 40¢.
- To view the Provincial School Code of Conduct
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.