George Bissett Elementary

News Archive

January 31st, 2021

Pre- Primary and Primary Registration 2021-2022 School Year

It is hard to believe, but we have reached the beginning of the second half of the school year. The beginning of...

September 6th, 2020
August 28th, 2020

August 28, 2020

Dear Families:

I hope you have had a safe and restful summer. After six months apart, I am so excited to welcome students and staff back to our...

June 25th, 2020

Hi Families,

Have a great summer! See you in September.

Here is a goodbye message from the staff at GBES.

June 25th, 2020

Hi Families!

Here are the supply lists for next year.

June 4th, 2020

Hello George Bissett Families,

First, please take a moment to read a statement on our website and HRCE website from Elwin Leroux.  He discussed racism in our schools, and the need to do...

June 4th, 2020

Statement from Elwin LeRoux, Regional Executive Director

Racism exists everywhere. It happens in our society and it happens in our schools.

The Halifax Regional Centre for Education...

May 31st, 2020

Hello George Bisset Families,

June 5th marks the end of the school year.  It is not the year we thought it would be , however, I am proud of the way our school community worked together....

April 30th, 2020

Hey George Bissett Families,
As you have likely heard, the NS Government has extended school closures until at least May 19th.  Teachers will continue to provide at-home learning...

April 28th, 2020

Here is a link to the Department of Education  Home Learning packages:

April 21st, 2020

Hello GBES Families,

We have experienced a terrible tragedy this weekend.  This has touched our community and so many others around the Province.  More than ever,...

April 3rd, 2020

Hello GBES Families,

We miss your kids.  We miss our school.  We thought a video message to them was the best way to show that.

March 23rd, 2020

All public schools in Nova Scotia will remain closed until at least May 1.

Premier Stephen McNeil has announced plans to support ongoing student learning during this closure period.


February 9th, 2020

Dear George Bissett Families,
The safety and security of our students and staff is a top priority for George Bissett Elementary and the Halifax Regional School Board. In September we...

February 3rd, 2020

The provincial government has created a webpage to share facts-based information about the coronavirus. This information can be found at www....