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Clark Rutherford Memorial School

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CRMS Student Success Plan 2019-2020

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Grade 4 & 5 Learning at Home Survey (due by Friday, June 5th)

Dear Families,

We are committed to doing our very best to support all of our students and our staff. COVID-19 made teaching and learning look very different. Some of the changes we experienced might be ones that were highly successful and something we want to continue with. Other parts of the experience may have been challenging. Learning from this experience can help us make the best decisions moving forward.

Therefore, we are asking students in grade 4 and 5 to complete the attached survey to help gather what they thought about the experience.  

LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGyp-YtdX1zazDLQ7f68NTacujlMEC2PMa9tg_PVfdX7oyxQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

A survey for parents will be available at a later date from the Province.

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An email will be sent out by Monday, June 1st at noon.  Once you receive your appointment time email, please respond to confirm the time with the name(s) of your child(ren). If you do not recieve an email please call the school and leave a message. Thank you.



Friday May 8th, Premier Stephen McNeil announced that students will not be returning to classrooms this school year and that formal learning will end as of June 5. The Premier shared disappointment that the graduating class of 2020 will not end their year as normal and offered reassurances that grad celebrations will be planned when it is safe to do so.  The Premier also thanked education workers for balancing home and work during this time.

You can find the provincial news release here: https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20200508005

We will continue offering opportunities for students to engage in learning at home through assignments and activities provided by teachers until June 5. After June 5, teachers will focus on assessing student progress for year-end report cards.

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Welcome to CRMS

About Our School

We are one of 41 schools with the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board offering a high quality public education program.

Clark Rutherford Memorial School began as a military base school. It opened in 1957. At that time, there was a primary school and a grades 4-9 school. In the early 1990's, word of CFB Cornwallis closing began to be heard. As a result, in 1993 three neighborhood schools closed and the children came to Clark Rutherford Memorial School. The enrollment at that time was 325 students.

When it was built, Clark Rutherford Memorial School was named for and dedicated to Lieutenant-Commander Clark Rutherford of HMCS OTTAWA who gave his life for his country. LCDR C.A. Rutherford RCN Captain lost his life when his ship was sunk by enemy action during the Battle of the Atlantic on September 14, 1942.

To ensure the safety of everyone in our building, we ask that all parents and other visitors to our school check in at the office.

Please remember that all of our teachers teach reading and writing for the first 2 hours of every day.
It is important that all students are at school before 8:05 am every day so that they do not miss any of this valuable teaching and learning time.


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Contact Us

234 Spinnaker Drive
Cornwallis  NS B0S 1H0
P.O. Box 70
Clementsport NS B0S 1E0
Email: crms@avrce.ca
Phone: (902) 638-4800
Fax: (902) 638-4804
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