October Newsletter and Calendar

Our October newsletter and calendar have been emailed out to families.  We are also sending a paper copy home this month.  Please note we found an error in our Fall Skating Program dates.  The updated information is below:


FALL SKATING PROGRAM- Our fall skating program will begin in November.  The time is Fridays from 3:00-4:00 pm at the St. Margaret’s Arena.  Families are to pick up their child(ren) at the arena.  Once again, Ryer’s Lobster Pound is covering the cost of the ice rental.  Thank you so much Ryer’s!!!  The skating dates are:  November 3rd, November 10th, November 24th and December 1st.

New Updates

Please note that our website has been updated to include the September Newsletter and Calendar.

The dates for the fall skating have also been posted.  More information about the skating program will be sent home with students in the near future.

All information can be found on their specific pages.  Thank you!

Goddard peace conference Video and photos

A video of the 10th Annual Captain Nichola Goddard Peace Conference was put together by Kelli Connors, HRSB Communication Officer.  This video with a short write up will be in the Superintendent’s June Update.  You can access this video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9–odgOzbOI



The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia attended the closing ceremony of our peace conference. Here is the link to the photos that were taken by the photographer: http://bit.ly/1UBn7tH

Communicating Student Learning

What would work best for your family?

Here are the following ways we currently communicate:

– At times paper copies of noticed, calendars, newsletters

– email to our family distribution list

– Twitter account @estmschool

– Facebook- ESM Parents

– phone calls home

– notes in the communication bags or homework binder

Communication between home and school is extremely important. Calls and emails sent to staff members will be returned within two business days.

If you have another way that you would prefer to communicate, please let us know!


Please click our link below to learn more about how we communicate student learning at ESM:

CSL document