Morning Announcements – Tuesday, October 28, 2014, Day 5

  • Home & School -Tuesday, October 28, 2014 there will be a Home & School Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the school Library.  Agenda Items: November literacy, Christmas concert, upcoming events, Breakfast Program.  All are welcome to attend.
  • Pancake Breakfast for Learning – On Saturday, November 8, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m., MLA Doug Currie will have his annual Pancake Breakfast at the Charlottetown Curling Club.  Please support your school by attending this important event.  All donations will be contributed back to schools to support breakfast programs.
  • School picture retakes are scheduled for Thursday, October 30.
  • Early Closure Forms – parents are asked to return these forms to homeroom teachers asap.
  • Halloween Activities, Friday, October 31 – Although there will be regular classes in the morning on Friday, October 31, there will be some Halloween activities. Students in Grades K-6 may get changed into costumes at lunch time (please leave weapons or violent accessories that are part of costumes at home that day). Please do not send your child to school in costume. All students will have the opportunity to participate in the Jumping Jamboree as well. (Please send in $1.) Please do not send treats for Friday unless this has been previously arranged with your child’s teacher. Following Halloween, please limit treats in lunches and remember, we are a peanut-free school.
  • Beginning this week Donna’s Bus #078 is now Bus #029.
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Picture Day

What's up @ParkdaleJust a reminder that school picture day at Parkdale is this coming Wednesday, October 8th. Also, Pizza Day is Wednesday this week due to the fact that children will not be in school on Thursday or Friday this week.

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Upcoming Events

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Parkdale Home & School will meet Tuesday, September 30 at 6:00pm in the library at Parkdale. Everyone is welcomed.

Terry Fox Run at Parkdale School, Thursday, September 25 (Rain Date: Monday, September 29) at NOON (12:00 – 12:30 pm). Students are invited to bring in loose change for donations to the run. Parents are invited to join their children for the run. Please park on Confederation Street and check in at main office.

Friday, September 26, 2014 – NO CLASSES for Students. Pizza orders are due Wednesday and pizza delivery will be on Thursday.

Please note: Parkdale has been approached by Papa John’s Pizza to provide pizza for our students. We have decided to allow the students to decide who they prefer as a pizza supplier. Therefore we will have Domino’s supply our pizza for the month of September and Papa John’s will supply for the month of October. Students will then vote on the pizza they prefer.

Our Annual Chocolate Bar Campaign for Grades 3-6 will begin on Wednesday Sept 24: All bars and money will be due back Monday September 29th!

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Goji’s Fundraising Event

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Parkdale Home and School has set up a fundraising activity in partnership with Goji’s Frozen Yogurt for this coming Monday, June 23rd. Between the hours of 7 -10 PM, 20% of all sales at Goji’s will go towards Parkdale School. So tell your family and friends and make sure you drop by Goji’s this coming Monday to help us out with this very worthwhile event.

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Other News

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Note for Grade 6 parents – Stonepark orientation will take place on Friday May 16 for our grade six students. Birchwood orientation will be held on May 23.

The Spring concert will be held at 6 pm. on May 29. Thanks to Ms. Harris for all her hard work.

The May newsletter has been posted. Sorry for the delay on this.

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School Heritage Fair

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Our school heritage fair will be held tomorrow beginning approximately at 9 AM. Students will be judged in the first part of the morning, and at 11:30 AM, parents are invited to come in and view the projects. The fair will be held in the music room and we look forward to seeing the efforts of the participants. Top projects will move on to the provincial heritage fair which will be conducted on May 15th.

Also a reminder that there is no school this Friday for students so that teachers can attend the annual PEITF Area Association Meeting.

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Science Fair, PD Day Cancelled, Newsletter

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Just a few notes:

The Provincial Science Fair has been moved to Thursday, April 3rd. Students participating are asked to be there by 8:30 AM and the fair will conclude by 1:00 PM.

Also, the professional development day that was scheduled for this coming Friday, April 4th has been cancelled. There will be regular classes  this Friday.

The April school newsletter has been added.

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P.E.I. Home and School Federation AGM & Conference

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Register for AGM & Conference by Friday, March 28th.

The meeting will be held Saturday, April 12. 2014, 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Dutch Inn

 Minister Alan McIsaac and deputy minister, Sandy MacDonald, will present the education department’s new plans for improving students’ success; Doug MacDougall will present the English Language School Board’s new Strategic Plan on Student Achievement.

 All Parents and Teachers  are welcome to attend the AGM with each Home and School Association designating five (5) as your voting delegates; registration fee of $30 per person applies which includes the buffet luncheon.

Reserve a hotel room for your Home and School Association’s delegates to stay overnight Friday, April 11th; call the Rodd hotel at 894-7371. Following the early registration date, March 28th, the Federation will draw for one complimentary night’s accommodation.

 Three  afternoon workshop  presentations  will be offered 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.  Please sign up in advance.  Click here for session topics preview:

 Business and Non-Profit displays will be set up for viewing between 8:15 a.m. and 12 noon.  A number of great door prizes are being donated by Island businesses.  Your Home and School Association may also donate a door prize; bring the item with you to the meeting.

 Learn more about the new initiatives in education at the PEIHSFAGM & Conference 2014.  For more information, call 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 or visit our website at:

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March Newsletter, Parent/Teacher Conferences

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The March newsletter has now been posted.

We look forward to discussing the progress of your children during parent/teacher conferences which begin tomorrow evening. Please ensure your conference time is appropriate, and if not, be sure to contact the school to make other arrangements. Remember, there is no school this Friday, March 7th due to these conferences.

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End of Month Updates

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Pink Shirt day will take place on Wednesday February 26th, this event not only happens in PEI, but all across Canada and world wide. Each year thousands if not hundreds of thousands take the opportunity on this day to stand up and speak out against bullying and to encourage a more empathetic, tolerant and inclusive society and to stop bullying in our schools, communities and workplaces. Pink shirts have been ordered and are arriving Monday. Assembly will take place at 10:45 with further information to follow.

Science fair will be held in the building on February 26. Projects will be set up for the morning in the music room. Judging will take place during this time as well.

February 28 is a professional development day for teachers. Therefore, there will be no classes on this day.

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