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UPDATED! Grad Retakes: February 13th – 15th

Posted on: February 13th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

GRAD RETAKES scheduled for Wednesday will be moved to the same time Friday due to cancelled classes today.
IF YOU HAVEN’T yet booked your appointment- please do so on line: Click here to book your appointment
We need all grads to have a picture for the 2019 wall composite and for the presentation at graduation.
If you have questions, please see Mrs. Profit in the library asap.

Home & School February Update

Posted on: February 12th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Click here for the February update.

Final Exam Schedule: Thursday January 24th – Wednesday January 30th

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Thursday January 24th: Math 521A, Math521B, Math521K
Friday January 25th: Block A
Monday January 28th: Block B
Tuesday January 29th: Block C
Wednesday January 30th: Block D
Thursday January 31st: Turn Around Day (No school for students.)
Friday February 1st: First day of second semester.

Please click here to see the full schedule in pdf form.

Please click here to see the final exam protocol.

Please note the following regarding storms or delays.
Thursday is the start of exams with the SMA for our grade 11 math classes. Here are various scenarios:
-If school is canceled: SMA is on Friday and our in-house schedule will be pushed to next week.
-If school is canceled in another family(ies) of schools on Thursday, the same thing happens. This is to insure that all SMA are written on the same day in the province. We would have no students in the building but all staff would be expected to report to work.
– If school is delayed by an hour, the SMA will start an hour later, at 10:00 AM.

Musical Poster Contest: Deadline February 12th 2019

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

We are looking for original artwork for the We Will Rock You Musical poster. It can be created in any medium, but should be in colour. If you are interested, see Mr. Weale in the Art Room. The deadline is February 12. You are encouraged to show drafts of your work to Mr. Weale before submitting a finished piece.

The show is set in a post-apocalyptic world. Globalsoft Corp is in total control. Rock Music is banned. Life is boring. Two young revolutionaries must escape to the wastelands to rediscover Rock and save the day. The show features the music of Queen. Incorporating images of Queen, Freddie Mercury, or other Rock and Roll iconography is one possible direction you could take

Colonel Gray Musical: May 8th – 10th

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Musical Dates: MAY 8-9-10th at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.
More information to come.

Home and School January Update

Posted on: January 15th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Home and School News, January 2019

Healthy School Food Project

Morgan Palmer is working with the Public Schools Branch to develop and pilot a provincial school food strategy. As part of this project three School Food Think Tanks were held across P.E.I. this fall.

The following three video links contain content on this School Food Environment Initiative. Nine schools are prepared to pilot a new school food program for PEI.

* East Wiltshire School Food Think Tank 1

* Kinkora School Food Think Tank 2

* Montague Regional High School Food Think Tank 3

Affecting Change in PEI’s Education System

Resolutions are developed around issues that will affect positive change in our school system for all students’ benefit. Your Home and School’s resolutions will be considered at the 66th Annual Meeting & Convention on April 13, 2019. Assistance with writing resolutions is available. Deadline to submit resolutions: Jan. 31, 2019.

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week | Extra Mile Award

Start planning in the New Year to celebrate school staff during Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week, February 11 – 15, 2019. Home and schools are encouraged to find ways of saying thank you to staff members for their contributions to the lives of our children and youth. 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: Jan. 11, 2019. More details are online at:

http://peihsf.ca/extramile

Annual Reports

Presidents of Home and School Associations are asked to submit an annual 1-2 page report outlining your Home and School Association’s activities for the 2018-2019 school year. Reports will be inserted into the Federation’s 2018-2019 Annual Book of Reports. If you need assistance, call 620-3186 | 1-800-916-0664 | peihsf@edu.pe.ca. Please submit your report to the Federation office by Feb. 28th.

Coalition For Healthy School Food
Canada is the only G7 country without a national school food program. Help us ensure every child in Canada has access to healthy food at school.

Sign the E-1957 (Food Policy) Petition to the House of Commons
For more info contact Debbie Field at: https://www.healthyschoolfood.ca/ | 416 537-6856

2019 Great Big Crunch
The next “official” Great Big Crunch will take place on March 28th at 2:30 p.m. EST. Click here to register your School/Home and School! Find out more here: https://foodshare.net/program/crunch/
”What a fantastic way to celebrate nutrition, raise awareness of various food discussions, and encourage a sense of both school and national unity!” – Salem Elementary School in New Brunswick

Next Meeting: February 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the library.

Semi-Formal Dance: Thursday December 13th 7:00 p.m.

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Semi-formal dance on Thursday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m.. Cost is $5 for our students and $7 for a guest.

Grad Photo Rescheduled Appointments

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Attention Grads regarding photos: For those that missed their appointment due to cancellations last week Lifetouch has automatically booked the same times on Dec 7th for Nov 29th appointments and moved Nov 30th appointments to Dec 10th. See photographers in the library if you have questions.

Turkey Diner Tickets

Posted on: December 1st, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Turkey Dinner tickets will go on sale on Dec 4. Cost is $5 per ticket.

Christmas Concert: December 12th at 7:00 PM

Posted on: December 1st, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Christmas Concert: December 12th at 7:00 PM