Students walking/dropped off must not arrive before 8:35am

8:40 am  - Bell to go to classes

8:50 am  - Morning Announcements

10:30 am  - Recess for all students

12:25 pm  - Early Lunch begins

12:55 pm  - Late Lunch begins

  2:50 pm  - Dismissal (Walkers/Pickup)

  2:55 pm  - First Bus Dismissal

  3:07 pm  - Second Bus Dismissal

 (approximate bus dismissal times)

Kingston and District strives to be "Nut Sensitive"


School Cancellation Notices

AVRSB is now using AlertSolutions notifications to send text/email announcements about school cancellations and unplanned early dismissals to parents/guardians, using the contact information you provide to the school.

Others who would like to receive cancellation notices from AVRSB (such as grandparents and childcare providers) can sign up for text/email announcements at





Intensive French Information for Grade 5 Students going into Grade 6 at Pine Ridge Middle School

in the 2018-2019 School Year

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Comprehensive Guidance and Counselling Program

Paula Guy, Guidance Counsellor; B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Ed., CCC

Contact:  902-765-7537 or Email



Guidance Counsellors are responsible for the coordination of the guidance program within the school and community, focusing on preventative and responsive programs and services.  These programs and services are principally concerned with the personal, social, educational and career needs of all students.


Counsellors are trained to listen, support, and challenge students, as well as design counselling programs that will meet each individual's needs.


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PO Box 295
630 Pine Ridge Avenue
Kingston, Nova Scotia, Canada B0P 1R0
(902) 765-7530 - phone
(902) 765-7535 - fax