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Ian Forsyth Elementary

Where Everyone is a Star

22 Glencoe Drive
Dartmouth, NS B2X 1J1
Ph: (902) 435-8435 Fax: (902) 435-8365
Safe Arrival: 1-833-582-6940 or

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  • The 2023 Holiday Break will begin on December 21. The first day of school in the new year will be January 2.
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What's New

October 10th, 2023

Hello IFES families of cross-country athletes!

I am writing to let you know that tomorrow's cross-country meet has been postponed due to the amount of rain in the weather forecast. The meet...

October 3rd, 2023

All HRCE schools have Emergency Management Plans, which are reviewed, updated and practiced every year. These plans have three responses to an emergency situation:  Shelter in Place, Evacuation,...

August 25th, 2023

IFES will be hosting our Curriculum/Social Night on Tuesday, September 5th (5:30-7:00PM) First day of school for students will be on Thursday, September 7th,2023. 

June 30th, 2023

Please email Ms. Yerxa-Weeks at if you have difficulties accessing your reports.