PEI Home and School Newsletter


December 2014

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1.In tune with transitions: Home and Schools can work together to help students combat stress

“The Student Graduation and Transition Planner is the most significant new transition-related project in P.E.I. at the moment.”   Peter Rukavina, President, P.E.I. Home and School Federation writes a monthly column for The Guardian newspaper. See full column at:

  1. Extra Mile Award

Nominate a school staff person for the PEI Home and School Federation’s Extra Mile Award by January 9, 2015. Find criteria at:  

  1. Resolutions

The topic: Resolutions should be added to Local Home and School agendas in December and January. Members are asked to consider and submit resolutions to the Federation office by: Jan. 31, 2015.  Need assistance?  Contact Shirley at: 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 and find information at:   Resolutions are reviewed by a provincial committee before presenting to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in April. Mark Saturday, April 11, 2015 on your calendar!

  1. Presentation to English Language School Board School Principals Meeting

At the December meeting of all English Language School Board principals, held at Centre Belle-Alliance in Summerside on Monday, December 1, 2014, Peter Rukavina delivered the following presentation on “home-school relations.”

  1. Semi-Annual Round Table Session Notes These are now on-line at:
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  1. English Language School Board (ELSB)

Next Board of Trustees’ Meeting to be held on December 9, 2014 at the Loyalist Inn, Summerside, 6:00 p.m.


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Best wishes to you and your families for this

Christmas holiday season and in the New Year 2015!