Current News and Announcements
  • Work to Rule job action

    Notice to Parents/Guardians

    Re: NSTU Work to Rule job action


    Due to the work to rule job action taken by the Nova Scotia Teacher’s Union, the following DRES extracurricular events/activities, that are participated in, run by and/or supervised by teachers, have been cancelled/changed:


    • Wednesday’s after school skipping club is cancelled.
    • PALS activities, during lunch recess time, is cancelled.
    • The Early Dismissal and Spirit day, scheduled for January 12th, is cancelled.  This will be a regular, full day of classes.
    • The PTA Meeting scheduled for January 17th is cancelled
    • January’s Good News Assembly, scheduled for January 31st, is cancelled
    • All teaching staff inservicing has been cancelled.
    • Milk Program will continue however, money will have to be dropped off at the school, as teachers will not be collecting any money.


    Students being dropped off in the morning should not arrive prior to the first bus at 8:10 am.

    Students being picked up in the afternoon must be picked up at dismissal time at 2:35 pm, no later, as supervision is not provided at this time.


    ***Please Note, during January 2017, several public consultation sessions on school start times will take place in the West Kings District High School family of schools.  The meeting for DRES school Community Members will be Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00: pm in the school gym.

  • 2017-18 Primary Registration Information

    Dwight Ross Elementary School will be holding their Primary Registration on March 6th for all students starting school in September 2017.  Registration is by appointment only; if you have a child eligible to start school in September, please contact the school at 765-7510 for pre-registration information.  Appointments will be issued at the beginning of February.


    French Immersion is not offered at DRES.


    Parents are reminded that all children must have reached their 5th birthday on or before December 31, 2017 in order to begin school in September 2017.

  • January 2017: West Kings Start Time Public Consultation

    In January 2017, public consultations on school start times will take place throughout the West Kings District High School family of schools. Click to learn more.

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