Saint Mary's Elementary

Bell Schedule / Safe Arrival

First Bell Supervision begins inside the classroom (Students cannot be dropped off prior to 8:45) 8:45 - 8:55
In Class Instruction 8:55
Staggered Recess 10:00 - 10:45
Staggered Lunch (Students stay at school) 11:25 - 1:25

P-6 Dismissal


Students are recorded as absent by their homeroom teachers if they are not in their homeroom by 9:00 am for the playing of O’Canada.


If your child will be late or absent from school, please leave a message on our answering machine with your child's name/grade/reason for absence @ 902-421-6749 or e-mail Ms. Carter  All messages are checked in the morning (9:05 am) and after lunch (1:05 pm).

Please do not leave personal messages for students on the answering machine as it cannot be guaranteed they will be delivered on time.

                                                                                        Thanking you!

Attendance Codes:

L - Late          A - Absent         AWN - Absent with Notification

MR - Medical Reason (Sick/Appointments/Doctor/Dentist etc)

R - Observance of a Religious Holiday or Ceremony

OI - Operational Issue