January 5th, 2017

January 5, 2017
Day 3 
Congratulations to Hayley Somers who won the E Reader for Adding the app overdrive to her phone.
Mrs. Gorrils Phed Classes are in the Lecture Theatre Students must have their permission slips in!!
Mr. Craig Phed classes will start in Room 317 but please be changed in Gym clothing
3:15-4:45 Basketball Girls AA Practice
4:45-6pm Basketball Boys AA Practice
5:30pm Basketball Girl A Game at Miscouche
Friday January 6th
3:15-5pm Basketball Boys AA Practice

Biathlon PEI is now recruiting for its winter programs due to start early in January. Two programs are being offered at the children’s level:
1. Learn to Ski, patterned on the Jackrabbit Cross Country Canada program for ages 6-9 and

  1. Biathlon Bears a combined skate skiing and marksmanship program for ages 8-14.

Biathlon is an exciting individual sport for all ages with reasonable prices and excellent facilities and programs in Brookvale, Souris and Mill River. For additional information contact Bob at biathlonpei@gmail.com

Home and School News – January 2017

  1. 2017 Extra Mile Awards
  2. Nominate a school staff person (i.e. teacher, education / admin assistant, custodian) for the

PEI Home and School Federation’s Extra Mile Award. Submission deadline is: January 13,

  1. More details are online at: http://peihsf.ca/extramile
  1. Effecting Change in PEI’s Education System

Resolutions submission deadline is January 31, 2017 for issues to be considered
at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Convention on April 8th. Assistance with writing resolutions is
available online at http://peihsf.ca/agm/resolutions or from the Federation office at peihsf@edu.pe.ca or
/ (902) 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

  1. Parent Leadership Grants

The Parent Leadership Grant Program final deadline for this school year is: January 27, 2017.
The application is online at:   http://peihsf.ca/content/parent-leadership-grants

  1. 2017 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher-Staff Appreciation Week will be celebrated February 13 – 17, 2017! Home and schools
are encouraged to find ways of saying thank you to administrators, teachers, and staff for the
contributions they make to the lives of our children during this week.

  1. President’s Annual Reports

Presidents are asked to submit a one page Annual Report outlining your local Home and School
Association’s activities for the 2016-2017 school year. These reports are inserted into the Annual
Book of Reports.  If you have questions and/or need assistance, contact the Federation office at:
620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.
ACTION Presidents:  E-mail your report to peihsf@edu.pe.ca by February 17, 2017.

Other information…..

Interesting TED Talks for parents and teachers:

~~~Every child deserves a champion!


~~~How to fix a broken education system without any more money