It's important for our students to recognize the far-reaching impact of service learning and the idea of giving back to our community. Our Leadership students packed 33 shoeboxes for local women in need, hoping to make Christmas a little brighter for some well-deserving women.​

TRES Gives Back!

Special Thanks!

Sincere thanks to Robie Street's Burger King, Michelle MacLeod and Rabi Maharjan, for the donation of $476. Truro Elementary truly appreciates your support!

Additionally, Robie Street's KFC donated $731.00 collected from spare change and refundables to Truro Elementary's Breakfast Program! We so appreciate your generosity Anne Marie Hay and staff!

Such amazing community support!



Breakfast Program

We are always in need of volunteers for our Breakfast Program.  We would like to have enough volunteers to allow a rotation schedule on a weekly basis.  If you can volunteer as little as one morning a week, please contact the school at 902-896-5755.  The Breakfast Program is open to all students in the school and is run in  the cafeteria on a daily basis from 7:40 to 8:00 a.m. 



Regular Parent Teacher Groups meetings are held at Truro Elementary' Learning Commons the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm.  Everyone is welcome.  The PTG can be contacted at tes_ptg@hotmail.ca.


All volunteers in schools within our Centre for Education must complete a Volunteer Package, which includes a Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry form.  This only needs to be done once.  If you are not a current volunteer with CCRCE and would like to be added to our list, please contact the office to pick up a volunteer package. 

Volunteering in our school

We are continuing to go  ‘as paperless as possible’.  We will be communicating as much as possible via PowerSchool, our school website and our Truro Elementary Facebook page, which is an information-only site run by the PTG.   We will send our newsletter electronically so please ensure we have a current email address.  If you do not have access to the internet, please indicate this on your updated registration form. 



Shelter Reading Buddies Program

Posted June 2019

As part of our school-wide Restorative Practices, we strive to provide opportunities for our students to give back to the community while further developing their character and caring nature. We have had the pleasure of starting up a Shelter Buddies Reading Program with our local Colchester SPCA. Students who work closely with Mrs. MacIntosh have been learning about Mindful Thinking and Ways of Being. As part of the program,  students can work towards visiting the adoptables at the Colchester SPCA which helps socialize the animals to ready them for their forever homes while developing our students' empathetic skills and sense of calm.



Mi'kmaq Langauge



The Pre-Primary program is voluntary and is open to all children who are at least four years old by December 31st, 2020 and live within school catchment.  Children can only attend the Pre-Primary program for one year. 

We are now accepting pre-registration for all sites for the Pre-Primary Program for September 2020. Children who are at least four (4) years old by December 31st, 2020 and live within the school's catchment area are eligible. Registration information is available here.







Primary French Immersion for 2019-20

Early French Immersion is an optional French program designed for all students and Truro Elementary offers EFI.  The program begins in Grade Primary and ordinarily lasts until Grade 12.  In Grades Primary to 2, the language of instruction is French except for Physical Education and Music which are usually taught in English.  In Grade 3, English Language Arts instruction begins.  

If you have any questions pertaining to Registration for Grade Primary or Early French Immersion, please contact the school as soon as possible (902-896-5755).


Applications are done online

(https://www.ccrce.ca/ofp-early) and due by February 18, 2020.

Primary Registration

Truro Elementary is now accepting registrations for students entering Grade Primary in September 2020.

Registration took place February 18 & 19, 2020 at school; however we are still accepting names.

Children who reach the age of five (5) years old on or before December 31, 2020, are eligible for enrolment in Primary beginning September 2020.


Parents/Guardians are required to accompany their child to registration at your school. Please ensure you bring the following to your child's Primary Registration:

  • Nova Scotia Health Card

  • Birth Certificate

  • Immunization Card

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