February 15, 2017

Announcements
February 15, 2017
Day 1
History & Travel- fundraising cookie dough orders are due to Mr Rix today.

 Basketball 3:00- Girls AA home vs MEC
4:30- Girls A home vs Miscouche

AA Girls:
Game vs Athena will not be rescheduled.

AA Boys:
Games vs SIS (Monday) and vs Athena (Tuesday) will not be rescheduled. Playoffs are next on the schedule.

A Girls:
Thursday, Feb 16- Quarterfinals. Locations determined by games on Wednesday.
(Tentative storm date for Thursday’s game is Saturday, Feb. 18)

 3:15-4:30 – Band

3:15-4:45- Healthy Active Living Group

 Due to the forecasted weather Art Before Dark, will be rescheduled Feb. 23, 2017 3:15pm-5pm

 8B You will have your science test period 4 today , and language art period 5

 Game Force that was scheduled for this week will be rescheduled to another week at a later date.

 Mrs. Gorrill’s phyed classes will be outside for skiing and snowshoeing today

 February 17, 2017

**the pancake Breakfast and pancake flipping contest that was scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) morning will be held on Friday, Feb. 17.

**Wear PURPLE to support Family Violence Prevention will also be held on Friday.

**Our Valentine’s sock hop during lunch will be on Friday.

 

 

Announcements
February 9, 2017
Day 5
 All after school extracurricular activities in the Public Schools Branch will be cancelled for today. 
The 5on 5 intermural basketball is starting today at lunch. Check bulletin board to check and see which team you are on and when you play

Staff appreciation week is next week and Parent council is asking for help to provide a meal to the staff.  Parents/guardians are urged to contact Kelly Shea Rayner or Sandy MacCallum through facebook if they are willing to contribute.
Kelly Shea Rayner

Reminder to students who are wishing to participate in the “Arts Before Dark” painting session on Thursday, February 16th, 3:15-4:45, forms need to be handed in to Mrs. Corcoran ASAP. (The students who have shown interest in this have already taken forms home to be signed) Thanks.

 Any students interested in learning how to make 2D video games are invited to an after-school program called Game Force. The program starts February 13th and runs for the week (from 3:10-5:10). Please see Mr. Robertson for more information or to sign up for Game Force.  game-force

Any grade 9 students who would like to have their baby picture in the yearbook please submit to Ms. McQuillan in the room 307

February 10, 2017

No school for students Provincial Professional Development Day

February 7, 2017

Announcements
February 7, 2017
Day 4  
Staff appreciation week is next week and Parent council is asking for help to provide a meal to the staff.  Parents/guardians are urged to contact Kelly Shea Rayner or Sandy MacCallum through facebook if they are willing to contribute.
Kelly Shea Rayner
Reminder to students who are wishing to participate in the “Arts Before Dark” painting session on Thursday, February 16th, 3:15-4:45, forms need to be handed in to Mrs. Corcoran ASAP. (The students who have shown interest in this have already taken forms home to be signed) Thanks.
3:30 – Basketball – Girls AA home vs. MEC
5:00 – 6:30 – Basketball – Boys AA practice
Any students interested in learning how to make 2D video games are invited to an after-school program called Game Force. The program starts February 13th and runs for the week (from 3:10-5:10). Please see Mr. Robertson for more information or to sign up for Game Force.Click here for more information game-force

Mrs. Gorrill’s classes are inside today.

February 8, 2017
4:00 – Basketball – Girls A home vs. Miscouche
6:00 – Basketball- Boys AA home vs SIS
February 9, 2017
3:15-5:00 – Basketball – Girls AA practice
5:00 – 6:30 – Basketball – Boys AA practice
7:00 – School Review Meeting @ Westisle  
 
February 10, 2017
No school for students Provincial Professional Development Day

HOME AND SCHOOL UPDATE, February 2017

 The Guardian publishes a monthly Home and School news column

Remember to say thank you: Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated Feb. 13-17

Written by Lisa MacDougall, President PEI Home and School Federation

http://peihsf.ca/content/remember-say-thank-you-teacherstaff-appreciation-week-will-be-celebrated-feb-13-17 

  1. Annual Book of Reports

The Annual Book of Reports is being compiled for circulation at the Annual Meeting in April.  Presidents are asked to submit your Home and School Association’s Annual Report to the Federation by: Friday, February 17, 2017.  Contact the Federation office for assistance. You can find a report template online at: http://peihsf.ca/content/template-presidents-annual-reports

  1. Home & School Volunteer Award / Life Membership Recognition

Each year at the Annual Meeting & Convention, a Home & School volunteer is recognized for their volunteer efforts in their association and at their local school.   Associations may nominate a Home and School member for the 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award by compiling a nomination and sending to the Federation office by: March 3, 2017. You will find the criteria attached to this email and also online at:
http://peihsf.ca/content/awards

  1. Learning Partners Advisory Council releases first report….
    The Learning Partners Advisory Council releases first report, a discussion paper entitled:

Ambition, Excellence and Prosperity: Priorities and Directions for Learning
In November 2015 the Government of Prince Edward Island announced the establishment of three new groups to advise it on matters of education and learning. One of these groups, the Learning Partners Advisory Council, is charged with taking a broad look at learning throughout the lifespan from birth to the senior years. Its 25 members have been asked to advise government on policies, programs and strategies needed to support Islanders’ learning
throughout our lives.” You may review the report and provide feedback to the Council. Find the report online at:   https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/publication/ambition-excellence-and-prosperity-priorities-and-directions-learning

****Save the AGM date:  PEI Home and School Federation’s 64th Annual Meeting & Convention Saturday, April 8, 2017

****Computing & Robotics Kits

The Robotics Kits (14) can be borrowed by your Home & School Association or school representative. For more information and to reserve the Computing and Robotics Kit to use at your school, phone 1-800-916-0664 / 902-620-3186 or email: peihsf@edu.pe.ca