Our School

Astral is a fantastic school that thrives on a supportive community, strong staff, and wonderful students. You will immediately notice smiling faces, and students on the move. With 23 classrooms and over 500 students, there is always a lot going on at Astral.

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Mrs. Steele Recognized with Prime Minister's Award For Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to our very own Susan Steele! Mrs. Steele won the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence.

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Have You Say on Homework

The provincial government is asking for input on a new ministerial policy on homework for students from grades Primary to 12. The new policy will come into effect in September. Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey at: https://eapps.ednet.ns.ca/educationSurveys/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=760I464. The survey is available until June 12.

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Bracelets Sent Home Wednesday Missing Bonus Tickets

We just discovered that the bracelets that were sent home today (Wednesday) were missing the 5 bonus tickets. If you have received your bracelet(s), but not the 5 extra tickets,  please email us at astraldrivepto@gmail.com with your child’s  name/class and how many bracelets you purchased.   We will make sure they go home tomorrow. So sorry!

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Announcements for Wed, May 27, 2015

No drama club today. Next year, students who are in grades 4-6 will have the exciting opportunity to join the Battle of the Books club. This club is sponsored by Woozles bookstore in Halifax. Students who join will have the opportunity to read different genres of books. As well as reading as many books on […]

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Announcements for Tues, May 26, 2015

Reminder that this tomorrow is Popcorn Day for the entire school. There are popcorn order forms in the teachers’ mailboxes, so please be sure to pick them up. Lunch Duty in the office today is: Mrs. Moore Early Recess: 1. Mme McGrath; 2. Mme McCormick; 3. Mr. Fry; 4. Ms. Baker; 5. Mrs. Bergeron Late […]

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Announcements for Mon, May 25, 2015

Reminder that this Wednesday is Popcorn Day for the entire school. There are popcorn order forms in the teachers’ mailboxes, so please be sure to pick them up. Lunch Duty in the office today is: Mme. St Jarre Early Recess: 1. Mme. Irwin; 2. Mr. Fry; 3. Mme Blinn; 4. Ms. Stevens; 5. Ms. Steele […]

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