Current News and Announcements
  • NSTU Strike Action: Parent/Guardian Frequently Asked Questions

    On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) announced they are planning strike action beginning Monday, December 5. A "Frequently Asked Questions" information sheet for parents/guardians has been developed to address some of the questions you may have about the impacts of this strike action on activities at your child's school. This information sheet is available as a pdf for download, or click to read more.

  • All NS schools closed to students as of December 5

    The Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development has announced schools in NS will be closed to students Mon Dec 5 until further notice. Updates www.avrsb.ca

  • Update for KCA Parents - NSTU Labour Disruption

    Please click here to read a message from Mr. Ouellette about the impact of the NSTU Labour Disruption on KCA starting Monday, December 5.   

  • Rocky Mountain Christmas Tree Fundraiser - November 26,27 & December 3,4,10,11,17,18

    Saturdays & Sundays, 9am-4pm, 921 English Mountain Road, Kentville. Share family time picking out that special Christmas tree. Trees start at $25 (cash only please).  Let us know you are from KCA and $5 will be donated to your PTA.  Free trees for the children!  Join us for free candy canes and enjoy hot chocolate by a cozy fire at the Candy Cane shack.

  • November 22-Information Notice for Parents and Guardians from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

    The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has prepared an information sheet for parents/guardians with answers to frequently asked questions about possible job action by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union. Please visit https://goo.gl/hu1WZE to view this information sheet.

  • November 28: Information for Parents and Guardians--NSTU Job Action

    This morning, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union announced that it intends to begin a work-to-rule strike action on Monday, December 5th at all schools in Nova Scotia. 

    The NSTU has described the work-to-rule in this way: Teachers will continue to carry out their instructional duties in classrooms, but will not support any extracurricular activities like concerts, coaching teams or supervising clubs; field trips will not go ahead. The NSTU has indicated that teachers will arrive 20 minutes before school and leave 20 minutes after, as stipulated in the Teachers Provincial Agreement. 

    More details about the impact of a work-to-rule job action on AVRSB students and schools will be available in the coming days. Please continue to monitor www.avrsb.ca and @avrsb on Twitter for further updates. 

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Kings County Academy is a primary to grade eight school located in Kentville, Nova Scotia and is part of the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board. In addition to the regular elementary and junior high course offering, KCA offers a French Immersion programme inclusive of grades primary to grade 8. The school has a total enrollment of approximately 614 students and 70 staff members serving the needs of its students. Upon completing grade eight, students leaving KCA attend Northeast Kings Education Center in Canning.


KCA has a long history and a strong community base.


KCA is also a PEBS (Positive, Effective, Behavior Support) School. This means we identify and clearly communicate to students what positive behavior expectations are and support them in meeting these expectations. Click here to see our PEBS matrix which outlines our expectations for student behavior in various locations around the school.

Current News and Announcements

  • Thursday, Dec. 8

    -Last session of Town of Kentville Trailblazers

  • Wed. Dec. 14 - Turkey Dinner($5.35)

    -Cafeteria's annual Turkey dinner with all the fixins (milk & Christmas cookie included).

  • Fri. Dec. 16

    -All Library books due back.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 21

    -REVISED.....Is now a full day of classes. (Last day of classes before holidays.)

  • Tuesday, January 3

    -First day of classes after Christmas break.