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École Burton Ettinger Elementary

52 Alex St, Halifax, NS B3N 2W4

(902) 457-8922
Safe Arrival Line: (902) 457-8926
Fax: (902) 457-8928

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What's New

January 14th, 2019

Musical Theater club for Grade 4-6.  Please see attached information sheet.

November 8th, 2018

There have will be changes to report cards this year. Here are some informative videos to help explain what the changes are.  If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact the...

September 8th, 2018

The program facilitates the orthodontic treatment of deserving young Canadians who would otherwise not be able to afford treatment.  Applicants to the program must be under 14 years old.  Patients...

September 4th, 2018

The Community Health Teams are a joint partnership between the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority. They  are offering the following FREE programs for parents in our community:


August 28th, 2018

Please consider joining our wonderful team of Lunch Monitors. 

 Please contact the school office at (902) 457-8922 for more information or to submit an application.


HOT LUNCH: Five days a week

The Lunch Lady Kitchen is a private buisiness that provides lunch options to our students on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays every week.

All ordering is online only, paper copies are available in the office if you require.

The service begins on Monday September 10th.

All details are on the online menu at

and in the PDF documents attached here:

There is no minimum order and you can order whatever you like for your child.

You can pay via Mastercard or Visa or Visa-Debit

If you have a problem with online ordering, please call and they will be happy to assist you.

They are available at (902) 865-0033

Two days notice is required for ordering.

If you child is absent, please contact the Lunch Lady prior to 8:00 am to have the Lunch credited to your account.  Sorry no refunds, credit only.



This service begins in the month of October.

We have pizza provided by Dominos. 

This is a service provided in conjunction with parent volunteers from our PTA. 

Pizza orders must be made ahead of time.  Pizzas can be ordered only once a month.

Keep an eye on your child's backpack or message bag for our monthly Pizza Order forms.

Forms go out at the end of the month for the following month.



We are a School that offers SchoolsPlus services to our students and families.

Click here to learn more about SchoolsPlus Services.

For parents who are interested in Medicalert Bracelets for their children


The Fairview United Family Resource Centre known as the Fairview Family Centre is a neighbourhood hub in the Fairview community. The centre is a non-profit community organization which started in 1986. The centre began as a vision of the of Fairview United Church as an outreach program to support single families in the community. In 2015 the centre moved from 3524 Dutch Village Road to their own space at 6 Titus Street in Halifax. The centre has grown to offer a variety of programs and services for all ages and responding to the unique needs of the community. All programs and services are FREE of charge to support the healthy growth and development of all community members.

Give us a call:

Programs Offered:

-community drop in Tuesday and Thursday mornings (open for anyone, all ages)

-Parenting Journey Program (In home based support program with children / teens ages 3- 16) Evening appointments available upon request

-recreation programs /fitness/health and wellness

-early childhood education programs (annual pre-k /school readiness program)

- youth programs

-support groups

-emergency preparedness /first aid

-neighbourhood safety and injury prevention

-parenting programs

-adult education programs and skill development opportunities

- basic needs supports

-public health services /nurse drop in clinic

-beginners pre-school and pre-school programs

-family and children together programs

-infant massage

-pre-natal support

-breast feeding support

-new parents group

-cooking and nutrition programs

-community meals

and many more

Services and Resources

-computer, internet access (Wifi) and phone
-on-site libraries
-assistance with transportation to and from the centre
-advocacy and referrals
-crisis intervention
-breast pump loan program
-assistance with basic needs such as food, clothing and personal care products
-on-site social worker
-sewing machine
-one on one adult tutoring and skill development
-holiday community sponsorships