May 27th (Friday)–DAY 5

1.  MUSIC:
First Recess–Choir
2
.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

No news today!
3.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
4.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
2. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
5.  ARMY CADET CORPS:
Children ages 12-18 years are welcome to attend an open house with the 148 Army Cadet Corps, Charlottetown. Cadets is a free youth program that enhances leadership skills, fitness levels, and outdoor survival skills. The open house will take place Wednesday, June 1st from 6-9 p.m. In addition to the presentation of information regarding the program, there will be games; eating some field rations; and watching demos from the drill team and band. Please contact Colleen Ford, League Volunteer (902-330-4999) for further particulars.
6.  SCHOOL SUPPLY FEE-Reminder:
If you haven’t submitted your child’s supply fee for next year, please remember to do so prior to May 31st. The fee is $45.00 which includes the $5.00 fee for a student agenda ($40+$5=$45).
7.  WELCOME:
Ms. Wigmore’s 5B class will be enjoying a special visitor this morning. Deirae Kessler, author, will be presenting to students.

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May 26th (Thursday)–DAY 4

1.  MUSIC:
First Recess–Choir
Second Recess–Ukulele Group

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.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

Congratulations to our Track & Field team. We have 11 students advancing to the Provincials – Wow!!
3.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
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.  INFORMATION MEETING-tonight:
A meeting will be held in our Multi Purpose Room on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. for parents who presently have children in Grade 3 advancing to Grade 4 in September. Also, the 2016-2017 school supply fee may be submitted at that time. An information flyer went home with Grade 3 students at Glen Stewart Primary as well as a guide pamphlet.
5.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
2. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
6.  ASSESSMENTS:
We wish our Grade 5 French Immersion students good luck as they continue to write their Language Arts assessments this morning.
7.  ARMY CADET CORPS:
Children ages 12-18 years are welcome to attend an open house with the 148 Army Cadet Corps, Charlottetown. Cadets is a free youth program that enhances leadership skills, fitness levels, and outdoor survival skills. The open house will take place Wednesday, June 1st from 6-9 p.m. In addition to the presentation of information regarding the program, there will be games; eating some field rations; and watching demos from the drill team and band. Please contact Colleen Ford, League Volunteer (902-330-4999) for further particulars.
8.  FIELD TRIP:
Students in 4G (Mme. Valois & Mme. Deacon) are off to Camp Abegweit today. The bus will leave at 8:45 a.m. and return at 2 p.m. (approximately). They will be viewing the bio-engineered shoreline protection and assist with the work on stabilizing the shoreline. Good Luck crew!

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Good Luck To Our Track & Field Team

The meet is at U.P.E.I.

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May 25th (Wednesday)–DAY 3

1.  MUSIC:
No news today!
2
.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

We want to wish our Track & Field team the best of luck as they are off to Elliot River Elementary for the annual Zone 3 competition.
3.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
4. WELCOME:
We welcome Esther Currie, Public Health Nurse, and her nursing team. They are completing the final round of HPV vaccinations for Grade 6 students this morning.
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.  INFORMATION MEETING:
A meeting will be held in our Multi Purpose Room on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. for parents who presently have children in Grade 3 advancing to Grade 4 in September. Also, the 2016-2017 school supply fee may be submitted at that time. An information flyer went home with Grade 3 students at Glen Stewart Primary as well as a guide pamphlet.
6.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
2. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
7.  ASSESSMENTS:
We wish our Grade 5 French Immersion students good luck as they continue to write their Language Arts assessments this morning. They will continue with testing tomorrow morning as well.
8.  SPECIAL PRESENTATION:
Students in Mme. Lydia’s 6F class enjoyed their special visitor yesterday. Callie McAulay from the P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council presented the “Pulse Project”. This presentation introduced students to healthy cooking with proteins.
9.  ARMY CADET CORPS:
Children ages 12-18 years are welcome to attend an open house with the 148 Army Cadet Corps, Charlottetown. Cadets is a free youth program that enhances leadership skills, fitness levels, and outdoor survival skills. The open house will take place Wednesday, June 1st from 6-9 p.m. In addition to the presentation of information regarding the program, there will be games; eating some field rations; and watching demos from the drill team and band. Please contact Colleen Ford, League Volunteer (902-330-4999) for further particulars.

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May 24th (Tuesday)–DAY 2

1.  MUSIC:
Second Recess–
Stratford Strummers (Ukulele Group)
2
.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

First Recess–Track & Field Team please meet in the Gym.
(Track & Field Meet-May 25th.)

3.  COUPON BOOKLETS:
Booklets will go home Today.  Thank you for supporting this fundraising endeavor.
4.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
5. GRADE 6:
Tomorrow morning our Grade 6 students will receive their final round of HPV vaccinations.
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.  INFORMATION MEETING:
A meeting will be held in our Multi Purpose Room on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. for parents who presently have children in Grade 3 advancing to Grade 4 in September. Also, the 2016-2017 school supply fee may be submitted at that time. An information flyer went home with Grade 3 students at Glen Stewart Primary as well as a guide.
7.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
2. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
8.  GRADE 6 PARENT INFORMATION MEETING:
Reminder to Grade 6 parents to plan to attend the information meeting at Stonepark Intermediate School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24th.
9.  YOUNG MILLIONAIRES PROGRAM:
There will be a meeting for interested students tomorrow at noon in Mrs. King Compton’s class (Room 143). This program will be explained and further information will be sent home with students who might wish to participate.
10. Bricks 4 Kidz AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES:

  Bricks 4 Kidz is pleased to announce we will be offering after-school classes at Glen Stewart Elementary School. Classes follow the Bricks 4 Kidz® motto: We Learn, We Build, We Play with… LEGO® Bricks.

 When: Wednesdays from May 18 to June 22 (not too late to register!)

Time: 2:35-3:35pm

Who: Students in K-6; Maximum of 20; Minimum of 10 students

Cost: $75/student (tax included)

Theme: Interesting Inventions

We are also looking for a parent volunteer to assist with the classes. In exchange, the parent volunteer will have the registration fee waived for their child. Parent volunteers must have a completed criminal background check and be permitted to work in the schools.

 For more information, contact Amber Jadis, ajadis@bricks4kidz.com.

To register please visit http://www.bricks4kidz.com/canada-princeedwardisland-charlottetown/ Select View Classes and Enroll in the Glen Stewart After-school Classes. To keep up-to-date on programs Bricks 4 Kidz offers, Like our Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/b4kpei) or Follow us on Twitter (@Bricks4KidzPEI).

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May 20th (Friday)–DAY 1

1.  MUSIC:
First Recess–Choir

2
.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

First Recess–High Jume & Shot Put Practice
(Track & Field Meet-May 25th.)

Permission Forms due as soon as possible.
Representatives from Tennis P.E.I. continue to work with our students in Gym classes today and tomorrow. Welcome aboard!
3.  COUPON BOOKLETS:
Booklets will go home Tuesday, May 24th.  Thank you for supporting this fundraising endeavor.
4.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
5.  FOX MEADOW–“Stratford Cares:”
A flyer went home with students outlining an upcoming tournament to support the Home & School Associations of Stratford Elementary and Glen Stewart. This event will be held on Saturday, May 21st. For additional information or to register, please contact Paula Hansen at E:p.hansen@foxmeadow.pe.ca   Phone: 902-626-5866.
6. GRADE 6–ORIENTATION:
Our Grade 6 students are off to Stonepark Intermediate this morning for Grade 7 orientation. Buses will leave the school at 9:30 a.m. and return at 11:30 (approximately.) Good Luck!
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.  INFORMATION MEETING:
A meeting will be held in our Multi Purpose Room on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. for parents who presently have children in Grade 3 advancing to Grade 4 in September. Also, the 2016-2017 school supply fee may be submitted at that time. An information flyer went home with Grade 3 students at Glen Stewart Primary as well as a guide.
10.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. The 10th Annual Dandelion Festival is coming up Victoria Day, Monday, May the 23rd, at Stratford Town Centre from 10 to 3.  It is a Family Friendly event with many indoor and outdoor activities for children, numerous booths dealing with healthier living, renewable energy and sustainability, music provided by Harpist Jill Harris and by the Queens County Fiddlers, and 4 workshops starting at 10 with Cooking with Dandelions, followed by Vegetable Fermentation & Kombucha at 11:30, Pesticide-Free Lawn Care at 1, and Healthier Personal Care & Cleaning Products at 2:30.  Food ($) by Simple Feast Catering, an art display celebrating the dandelion, and dandelion pancake & syrup samples.
Admission FREE. Hosted by the PEI Environmental Health Cooperative.
2. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
3. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
11.  NO CLASSES:
Monday, May 23rd, is Victoria Day. There will be no classes Monday. Students return to class Tuesday–Day 2
12.  SCHOOL SUPPLY FEE:
This is a reminder to submit your child’s school supply fee before  the end of this month. Thank you!
13.  GRADE 6 PARENT INFORMATION MEETING:
Reminder to Grade 6 parents to plan to attend the information meeting at Stonepark Intermediate School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24th.
14.  HERITAGE FAIR:
Our participants in the Provincial Heritage Fair yesterday at Confederation Center were very successful. Of our 11 entries, we had 4 winners and one overall finalist! Congratulations!!
15.  YOUNG MILLIONAIRES PROGRAM:
There will be a meeting for interested students on Tuesday at noon in Mrs. King Compton’s class (Room 143). On Tuesday, the program will be explained and further information will be sent home with students who might wish to participate.

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May 19th (Thursday)–DAY 6

1.  MUSIC:
SecondRecess–
Stratford Strummers “Ukulele” Group
2
.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

First Recess–
Track & Field relay practice
(Track & Field Meet-May 25th.)

Permission Forms due as soon as possible.
Representatives from Tennis P.E.I. continue to work with our students in Gym classes today and tomorrow. Welcome aboard!
3.  COUPON BOOKLETS-Second Delay:
Booklets will not go home Friday as previously advertised.  They will go home Monday, May 24th. Mr. Paul Young, coupon booklet provider, apologizes for any inconvenience this delay may cause. Thank you for supporting this fundraising endeavor.
4.  HOME & SCHOOL:
-Information went home with students regarding the upcoming Spring Fling to be held on June 3rd. Please speak with Sherri Davis and/or view the following address below: homeandschoolstratford@gmail.com.
In addition, we are collecting loonies to purchase items and prepare grade-level raffle baskets for this event. Canadian Tire money is being collected as well. Deadline: Thursday, May 26th.
-Spring Fling Volunteer Sign Up Forms went home with students today. (Link: https://doodle.com/poll/pmsvhbuzt6s94s23)
5.  FOX MEADOW–“Stratford Cares:”
A flyer went home with students outlining an upcoming tournament to support the Home & School Associations of Stratford Elementary and Glen Stewart. This event will be held on Saturday, May 21st. For additional information or to register, please contact Paula Hansen at E:p.hansen@foxmeadow.pe.ca   Phone: 902-626-5866.
6. GRADE 6–ORIENTATION:
Our Grade 6 students are off to Stonepark Intermediate tomorrow morning for Grade 7 orientation. Buses will leave the school at 9:30 a.m. and return at 11:30 (approximately.)
7.  INFORMATION MEETING:
A meeting will be held in our Multi Purpose Room on Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. for parents who presently have children in Grade 3 advancing to Grade 4 in September. Also, the 2016-2017 school supply fee may be submitted at that time. An information flyer went home with Grade 3 students at Glen Stewart Primary as well as a guide.
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.  HERITAGE FAIR:
A number of students have progressed to the Provincial Heritage Fair being held today at Confederation Center. The Fair is open to the public at 9 a.m. Good Luck!
9.  FIELD TRIP:
Good luck to our Grade 4 English classes. They are off to Allisary Marsh in Mount Stewart today. Group 1 (4B & 4C) will leave at 8:50 a.m. and Group 2 (4D & 4A) at 10:30 a.m.
10.  EVENTS AT THE TOWN OF STRATFORD:
1. The 10th Annual Dandelion Festival is coming up Victoria Day, Monday, May the 23rd, at Stratford Town Centre from 10 to 3.  It is a Family Friendly event with many indoor and outdoor activities for children, numerous booths dealing with healthier living, renewable energy and sustainability, music provided by Harpist Jill Harris and by the Queens County Fiddlers, and 4 workshops starting at 10 with Cooking with Dandelions, followed by Vegetable Fermentation & Kombucha at 11:30, Pesticide-Free Lawn Care at 1, and Healthier Personal Care & Cleaning Products at 2:30.  Food ($) by Simple Feast Catering, an art display celebrating the dandelion, and dandelion pancake & syrup samples.
Admission FREE. Hosted by the PEI Environmental Health Cooperative.
2. Town of Stratford Community Yard Sale Saturday, June 4th. Information also went home on behalf of the Stratford Youth Centre–Family Fun Day (May 14th); Family Day Movie (May 15th) and a bottle drive on both these days.
3. Michael Thomas Race Day 2016 June 4th (Saturday) at Stratford Town Hall. Registration 7:30 a.m.; Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Early Bird Registration Deadline: May 16th.  Please see the following link:
https://www.facebook.com/michaelthomasraceday.
11.  NO CLASSES:
Monday, May 23rd, is Victoria Day. There will be no classes Monday.
12.  SCHOOL SUPPLY FEE:
This is a reminder to submit your child’s school supply fee before  the end of this month. Thank you!

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