Homework Provincial Online Survey

The provincial online survey related to homework will run from May 19 to June 12. The new ministerial policy on homework is one of 21 new initiatives coming to schools this September as part of government's five-year education action plan. A link to the survey can be found at:


Instruction for Accessing Moodle

To access Moodle, go to the Auburn home page http://www.auburn.ednet.ns.ca/ then go to LINKS, MOODLE, NEW MOODLE. It should take you here:


Enter in your username and password, find the course you are enrolled in and locate the assignments. If you forget your username and/or password follow the instructions below. Resetting Student Password for NSPES

IF you remember your security question/answer:

  1. Go to https://selfservice.nspes.ca/cgi-bin/account.pl
  2. Enter your username and birthdate (in one of the two formats shown) MUST BE 8 NUMBERS
  3. Select the security question you used and enter the password
  4. Click update
  5. You can then set a new password.

IF you DO NOT remember your security question/answer:

  1. Go to https://selfservice.nspes.ca/cgi-bin/account.pl
  2. Enter your STUDENT ID NUMBER (10 digits, starting with a 3) and birthdate (in one of the two formats shown) MUST BE 8 NUMBERS
  3. Select a new security question and answer
  4. Click update
  5. You can then set a new password. For example 123abc###

CSLC 2015 Host Families Needed

CSLC 2015 – We are looking for any families interested in hosting a student from September 22nd – September 26th, 2015. These students will be visiting Nova Scotia from across Canada in order to participate in a national leadership conference entitled Canadian Student Leadership Conference: Leadership 360. For more information on the conference and the host families requirements visit http://cslc2015.studentleadership.ca/. Application forms (attached) are due to C. P. Allen by June 22nd.

Exam Exemption Procedure

In order for a student to receive an exam exemption at the end of a semester, a student shall not accumulate any more than six (6) excused absences in any full credit course in which the student is enrolled within one semester. A student shall not accumulate any more than (4) lates in any course in which the student is enrolled within any one semester.

A student may request to be exempt from no more than one final assessment/examination per semester. A student cannot be exempted from a Nova Scotia Examination except on the terms laid down by the Department of Education. A student cannot be exempt from any grade 11 course examination for which there is a grade 12 NS examination. These courses would include: English 11, English Communications 11, English 11ADV, Math 11, and Math 11ADV.

Exam exemptions will be posted in Student Services during the last Monday of each month. Students will have until the end of that week to clear up any attendance discrepancies or risk losing their exemption eligibility. Excused notes must be brought into the office within 48 hours of the absence. Students are strongly encouraged to regularly check PowerSchool to review their attendance.

Exam Exemption Posting Dates Attendance Discrepancy Deadlines
Monday, February 23 Friday, February 27
Monday, March 30 Friday, April 3
Monday, April 27 Friday, May 1
Monday, May 25 Friday, May 29
Monday, June 8 Friday, June 12

Upcoming Events

Thu Jun 18 @ 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Provincial English Exam
Fri Jun 19 @ 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Provincial Math Exam
Mon Jun 22 @12:00AM
Exam Week
Tue Jun 23 @12:00AM
Exam Week
Tue Jun 23 @ 7:00PM - 06:00AM
Prom & Safe Grad
Wed Jun 24 @12:00AM
Exam Week



Friday, May 29, 2015

Grad Fees
Today is the last day to submit your grad fees. $60.00. In student Services please.

Province House Credit Union Awards
Province House Credit Union is pleased to offer the following Education Awards: Three $1000 Educational Awards for high school graduates advancing to a post secondary institution for full time studies. All awards are based on academic and participation in school and community activities. An applicant must be a member or the child of a member of the Province House Credit Union. Application to be received no later the May 31, 2015

Free Lunch Information Session
1. Auburn Drive is offering a FREE lunch to those students who attend an information session on Thursday June 4th, 2015. A person from Credit Counselling Services will be here to discuss saving for your post-secondary education and budgeting your money. With the possible income of a summer job, what a great way to learn some strategies on how to put some money aside! The session will take place in Room 205. Please sign up in Student Services so we can plan for lunch.

Enigineering Summer Camp
Dalhousie University is offering a summer program for high school girls interested in engineering. This program is for girls entering grades 11 and 12 and runs from July 6th - July 17th. The girls will get to experience engineering in an intensive, hands-on environment. They will get a chance to improve teamwork, communication, presentation, leadership, and computer skills, and may earn advance credit for first year engineering design if they decide to come to Dalhousie for Engineering. More information, including how to register, can be found here: https://vimeo.com/96918290 or by going to design.engineering.dal.ca/explore

Bus change from 401 to 77
This announcement is for students who normally travel on bus 401: until the end of the year you will be travelling on bus number 77.

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Auburn Drive High School

300 Auburn Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
Canada  B2W 6E9
902.462.6900 (phone)
902.462.6950 (fax)

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