Preventive Dental Clinic
We welcome the dental clinic team to our school on February 29: Reka Cummings, Janice Burns, Ellen McLean and Morgan Buchanan, Dental Technician. The Dental Preventive Clinic at Parkdale Elementary school starting the week of February 23rd/ 2015.
Purpose of Dental Clinic: Screen children to assess risk of oral disease; provide oral health education, topical fluoride, scaling/polishing and sealants, according to your child’s individual needs.
Screening: All children will be seen for a two-minute screening to determine their risk of oral disease. If you do not wish your child to have this dental screening, please notify the school secretary or classroom teacher.
Consent: After the screening, all children will be given a consent form which will be necessary for you to complete and return before services are provided.
Fees: There is no cost involved as the preventive services are covered by the Children’s Dental Care Program.
Contact: If you have any questions about the program, please contact the dental staff at the School or the Dental Public Health Clinic in Charlottetown at 368-4918.
Further Information: Please note that only preventive services will be provided and the screening is not a substitute for an annual dental examination. It is strongly recommended that parents take their children to a dentist for regular examinations and treatment. The Children’s Dental Care Program assists with the cost of basic dental care delivered in private and public dental offices for children from ages 3 -17. For more information, please visit

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March 2, 2015

Subway Orders go home today and due back tomorrow!

Newsletters go home tomorrow.
Report Cards go home tomorrow.

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1. Volunteer of the Year / Life Membership Awards / School Bus Driver
Nominate a Home and School member for: 2015 Volunteer of the Year and/or Life Membership Award. Deadline: March 6, 2015.
Submit a nomination for the School Bus Driver of the Year Award
Deadline: May 15, 2015
More at:

2. Annual Meeting/Convention, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Mark your calendars Saturday, April 11th, 2015. Ask 5 local members, parents and teachers, to represent your Association at the P.E.I. Home and School Federation’s 62nd Annual Meeting/ Convention. Resolutions and Registration information will be mailed to presidents by Feb. 20th.

3. Home and School and You
A monthly news column is written by Peter Rukavina, President of the P.E.I. Home and School Federation for The Guardian newspaper. February’s column will be published on Wednesday February 4th and posted on-line at:

Other community news….
***THE ISLAND READER AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM – for any student with reading difficulties.
Completion of the program will, on average, result in students attaining a Grade 9 Reading and Spelling Level. Students progress through levels at their own pace without pressure increasing their academic skills and enhancing their self-confidence. Tutors are qualified B.Ed. and will provide ongoing feedback to parents. For cost details and other information, contact LDAPEI (902)894-5032

***Association of Registered Nurses, PEI – Request an RN to speak at a Home and School meeting; learn more about what they do for to support a healthy lifestyle. Contact Nancy: or 902-855-3315.

For further information, contact the PEIHSF office
Ph: 620-3186/1-800-916-0664 Fax: 620-3187
E-mail: Website:

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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).

Space is limited, register now! To register your child please fill out the
‘Canes Camp Registration Form, then submit via one of the following
Fax (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. 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

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The winning ticket number is 655205.

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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.

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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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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