JANUARY 23, 2015

Today is pizza day!

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PD Day on Friday, Jan. 30th, 2015

With another upcoming PD Day on Friday, Jan. 30th, Credit Union Place would again like to offer discounted prices for Swimming, Bowling and Skating. $5 Bracelets will let you Swim, Bowl and Skate from 11am-5pm. And, NEW! We’re also going to be offering a new fun activity: Movie Night in The Pool! Purchase of the $5 PD Day Bracelet will be good for admission to both movies, also!

The schedule of activities is as follows:

* Come join the fun and games in the Pool: Public Swim 11am-5pm, Slide 1pm-3pm, followed by MOVIES:

5-7pm Frozen 7-9pm The Hunger Games

* Bowling will be first come, first serve (no reservations). Recommended times for Bowling are 11-1pm and 3:30-5pm

* PD Day Skate – 1:15pm – 2:45pm

Our on-site restaurant, FIVE ELEVEN WEST will be open with daily specials, as well.

Come spend your next PD Day at The CUP for just $5!

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Canes Camps

Spend your PD days at Canes Camp!
The Holland Hurricanes Athletics department is excited to be offering
day camps during all Province Wide PD days for the 2014-2015 academic year, our fun and engaging activities are great for children ages 5-11 (kindergarten – grade 6). http://www.hollandcollege.com/athletics/canes-camps/

NEXT CAMP!
January 30th, 2015 Canes Camp – Canes Olympics!
Team building and a variety of fun games and activities!
Open to children in grades K-6 8am-4pm
Daily rate: $30.00/day or $35.00/day with lunch provided

2014-2015 DAILY SCHEDULE
7:30-9:00 am: Drop-off/Supervised free gym time
9:00-10:30 am: Scheduled activities
10:30-10:45 am: Snack
10:45-11:45 am: Scheduled activities
11:45-12:15 pm: Lunch
12:15-1:00 pm: Supervised free time (Joseph Ghiz Park, weather permitting)
1:00-2:30 pm: Scheduled activities
2:30-2:45 pm: Snack (provided)
2:45-4:00 pm: Scheduled activities
4:00-5:00 pm: Pick-up/Supervised free gym-time
*Schedule may vary depending on activities planned for the day*

WHAT TO BRING
Lunch
One snack (afternoon snack is provided) *peanut free*
Water bottle
Indoor shoes
Pool Gear (bathing suit, towel, goggles, etc) *only when advised*

PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR ‘CANES CAMP
Space is limited, register now! To register your child please fill out the
‘Canes Camp Registration Form, then submit via one of the following
methods:
Fax
Fax the form to (902) 566-9567

Scan/Email
After scanning the completed form, please attach it to an email to
Shannon Byrnes.

In Person
Forms can be dropped off to the Center of Community Engagement (323 Grafton Street, Charlottetown) during regular business hours.
Cash, cheque, Visa, debit and MasterCard accepted

call (902) 566-9629 if you have any questions!

Refund Policy: To be eligible for a refund, you MUST cancel your
registration one week prior to the day or week of camp for which you
registered.

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CHRISTMAS LOTTO TREE

The winning ticket number is 655205.

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2015 LATE IMMERSION INFORMATION MEETING DATES:

Queen Charlotte Intermediate – Tuesday, February 3, 7:00 pm: for grade six students currently enrolled at Spring Park, West Kent and West Royalty Elementary Schools

Stonepark Intermediate – Tuesday, February 10, 7:00 pm: for grade six students currently enrolled at Donagh, L.M. Montgomery, Sherwood and Stratford Elementary Schools

Birchwood Intermediate – Tuesday, February 24, 7:00 pm: for grade six students currently enrolled at Parkdale, Prince Street, St. Jean and L.M. Montgomery Elementary Schools

Kensington Intermediate – Wednesday, February 25, 7:00 pm: for grade six students currently enrolled at Kensington and Kinkora Family of Schools

East Wiltshire Intermediate – Tuesday, March 3, 7:00 pm: for grade six students currently enrolled at Central Queens, Eliot River and Englewood Elementary Schools

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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

~REMINDER~

Parents are urged to register their children for Kindergarten as soon as possible. It is important that schools have your child’s registration information in order to contact you regarding the upcoming Welcome to Kindergarten Program and to plan for September 2015 classes.

FAQ
Where do you register: Local school that your child is zoned to attend

What you need: a. For proof of child’s age provide
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) PEI Health Card
b. For proof of home address provide
(i) Verification of home address
(copy of utility bill, etc.)

Age requirement: Child must be 5 years old by December 31, 2015

Additional questions: Please call your local school or Board Office
(Stratford 368-6990 or
Summerside 888-8400)

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HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS – January 2015

 

1. Workshops for Members: Identifying issues in education for action

Monday, January 26th – Montague Consolidated School, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 27th – Elm Street Consolidated School, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 29th – Spring Park Elementary School, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

A series of three workshops bringing together home and school members to work together to identify issues in education that would benefit from our attention. The meetings will begin with a brainstorming session to identify the range of issues of concern, and will then collectively select a subset of those issues and break into small groups to identify possible actions, resolutions, or projects that can help to address them. The workshops, which are open to all members and do not require pre-registration; members are invited to attend the meeting nearest to them, and local home and schools are encouraged to invite parents, guardians, teachers, administrators and staff from their schools to attend.

2. RESOLUTIONS are about change

Do you see a need for change in PEI’s education system? The Federation promotes equal

opportunity for all PEI students by passing pertinent resolutions at Annual General Meetings

and then forwarding these to decision-makers who can make changes for the benefit of all

Island students. Deadline to submit resolutions: January 30th, 2015.

3. Parent Leadership Grants due January 30th

Parent Leadership Grant Program – Submit project proposals by: January 30, 2015. http://peihsf.ca/content/parent-leadership-grants

4. 2015 TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK February 9-15th

Plan to celebrate teachers and other school staff by forming a planning committee in January.

More tips at: http://peihsf.ca/content/celebrate-national-eacherstaff-appreciation-week

5. 63rd PEI Home and School Federation Annual General Meeting

The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation will hold its 63rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, April 11, 2015. All Member Home and School Associations are invited and welcome to attend the AGM. Each Association is asked to designate five of your school’s attendees as voting delegates. Associations are encouraged to include teachers, administrators and staff as delegates.

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Inclement Weather Notice

What's up @Parkdale

Just a note to parents to check out the ELSB protocol for inclement weather under the “Parents” heading.

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