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*NEW* 2016-17 School Calendar

Athletes Honoured at Awards Night

Here's your chance to vote

Liam Morton, a Hantsport School Grade 6 student won the Young Citizen’s Award at the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board Heritage Fair.  With this award came the opportunity to submit a video on his heritage project to Young Citizens.  Two students from each province will be selected to go to Ottawa in the fall to Canada’s History Youth Forum.  The public can vote for videos online from June 13th to July 6th-this voting makes up 50% of the total score.

Take a look at his very interesting and well done video and add your vote.


June Newsletter now available - click here


Local Library Offers Summer Programs

The Isabel & Roy Jodrey Memorial Library, 10 Main Street in Hantsport is offering a summer's worth of programs for kids. Click here for the brochure


Good News Shared at Assembly

A recent assembly of staff and students with special guest, April Hiltz, Mi'kmaq Specialist with the AVRSB, honoured students for a variety recent accomplishments.  Our school was honoured with another Terry Fox banner recognizing 35 years of continuous participation in the annual walk. These banners will be displayed in the gym after the summer cleaning has been done.

Ms. Lockhart presented bags and running logs to members of this year's running club and made note of how well the students did this year in the particulaly cold and wet weather for the annual Valley Fun Run.

April Hiltz, Mi'kmaq Specialist with the AVRSB, made presentations to students who were recognized at the Regional and Provimcial levels of the Annual Heritage Fair this year.

Some pictures are included below in the school's slide show.


Ticks and Lyme Disease Awareness

At this time of year it’s important to be aware and careful in areas where there may be blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks), which can carry the germ that causes Lyme disease. Important information can be found by clicking this link www.novascotia.ca/hpp/cdpc/lyme.asp


Hantsport School Happenings


Grade 6-8 Parent Information for the Chromebook Project

Students in grades 6-8 will have the opportunity receive a Chromebook (a device very much like a laptop computer) to use in their studies at Hantsport School.

Here is an FAQ document and the Policies and Procedures for this project.

Mi'kmaq Culture

Here is a great link to information on the Mi'kmaq people


Learn some words in Mi'kmaq!


O'Canada in Mi'kmaq



Scent Free School

Hantsport School reminds parents and guardians that we are a scent-free school. Please remember this when applying sunsceen and other skin products on your child.

Welcome to Hantsport School ...

"Sailing Toward the Future."

Situated in the heart of the port town of Hantsport, Nova Scotia, and a member of the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board, Hantsport School is proud to offer educational, social and personal growth opportunities. It is Hantsport School's chief goal to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all of its students, to promote personal leadership, and to have respect for others.

Hantsport School is a P-8 school with approximately 170 students and 25 staff members. With a strong staff that is committed to providing the best opportunities for its students, Hantsport School is proud to serve its local communities.

Please feel free to bookmark this site and visit often, as updates will be frequent.


Hantsport Mission Statement

Hantsport School, as a community of learners, is committed to promoting and ensuring a supportive, caring and respectful environment. We believe this will be achieved through mutual trust, cooperation, communication, understanding and responsible decision making. We encourage the achievement of personal excellence in all endeavours.


Contact Us

Phone: 902-684-4000

Fax: 902-684-4004

Emails are on the Staff Page


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Arrival time: 7:55 - 8:10 am

Dismissal: 2:35 pm

Early Dismissal time: 11:30 am

Important Dates

•June 8, 14 & 15 Grade 3 Swim to Survive


•June 9 Spring Fair


•June 13 Grade 3/4/5 class trip to Uniacke House


•June 13 Volunteer Appreciation Night and Athletic Awards Night


•June 14 6:30 pm Spring Elementary Concert (Dress rehearsal at 9 am)


• June 15 Grade 4/5 trip to Art Gallery of NS


•June 15 P/1 and 1/2 Class Trip to Windsor


•June 16 L E Shaw Spring Fair


•June 17 Grade 6 Kingswood Camp trip


•June 20 7:00 pm Spring Band Concert (Dress rehearsal at 1 pm)


•June 21 Grade 7 & 8 trip to Camp Brigadoon




•Jun e 24, 27, 28 NO SCHOLL for students Marking Days


•June 28 Grade 8 Closing 1:00 pm