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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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  • Reminder that schools will be closed for March Break – March 11 to 15. For elementary and junior high: Please note that Monday, March 18 is an Assessment & Evaluation Day. Classes will resume on March 19.
  • This is a great time to explore and learn about food. An important part of this is food literacy, which includes having the knowledge and skills to grow, choose, prepare, and talk about food.
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  • SchoolMessenger’s SafeArrival is an absence-management system that improves student safety and makes it easy for you to let the school know about your child’s absence.

What's New

February 5th, 2024

February is Registration Month

Do you have a child who will be starting pre-primary or primary this fall? It’s time to register! 
Registration for the 2024-25...

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

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