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Potential Grad Meeting For Students & Parents: Tuesday October 16th, 7:00

Posted on: October 16th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Tuesday October 16th, 7:00
Reminder of the information meeting for grade 12 students and their parents regarding post-secondary options at UPEI and Holland College. You will be able to meet representatives from both institutions and have your questions answered as well. If you are in grade 11, you are welcome to attend as well.

Updated Wall of Fame Program Schedule

Posted on: October 13th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Please note there has been an update for the Wall of Fame Schedule. See links below.

Click here for an updated schedule in pdf format. Please note you may have to scroll down to find what you want.

Click here for an updated schedule in excel format.

Home and School: October News

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Home and School News, October 2018

1. Home and School Semi-Annual & Exchange Cafe
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time: 5:45 – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Central Queens Elementary School
Food: Upon arrival you will be treated to delicious foods prepared by Yellow House!
What: An opportunity to discuss current issues and opportunities, share resources and ideas, and build connections within the school community on P.E.I. The Exchange Cafe format will provide a space for facilitated, open discussion on various topics of importance to your work in Home and School. We hope that one of the outcomes will be links between individuals at the event (i.e., info, resource sharing, and possibly next steps for collaborating to address common areas of interest).
Registration: Register names of people who will attend from your school with the Federation office by e-mail to: or by phone to: 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

2. Drug Free Kids Canada
How to talk with your child about drugs! Drug Free Kids Canada is offering free information kits on Order online at: Speak with your principal and home and school members about organizing an information session in your family of schools on this topic. Professionals are available to present information and answer questions.

3. Parent Leadership Grants deadline: October 15th
Find 2018-2019 Parent Leadership Grant application guidelines at:

4. Public Schools Branch
The next meeting of the Public Schools Branch board of directors is scheduled on November 6th. Location: TBA.

5. School food initiative continues at 3 Island schools
Initiative will involve public consultations with parents, students, producers. A program aimed at trying to get more local, healthy options in P.E.I.’s school cafeterias and increase student education and awareness about food will continue in three Island schools this year. Morgan Palmer, the co-ordinator hired to work on the food environment initiative project, said she’s spent the last year working with students and staff at the schools to come up with ways to incorporate more nutritional, local food options into their meal services.

* Education Resource: All about Food
All about food: Exploring Canada’s Food System is an education resource geared towards grades 9-12. The book presents factual info on ‘hot topics’ in agriculture such as food waste, biotechnology and career opportunities. More at:

PEI Home and School Federation
902-620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664

Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation Inc.
Shirley Smedley Jay, Executive Director
PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PE C1A 7M4
Street deliveries only: 40 Enman Crescent C1E 1E6
Phone: 620-3186 Fax: 620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only)

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Drama Club Meeting: Wednesday October 10th

Posted on: October 5th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

There will be an information meeting Wednesday October 10th in the lecture theater at lunch for any students thinking about auditioning for We Will Rock You Musical.

Duke of Edinburgh Fun!

Posted on: October 1st, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Forty (grades ten or eleven) students completed back-to-back weekends of hiking and yoga to complete the adventurous journey component of their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. Over the two weekends they hiked 60 plus km and did 3 yoga classes, working as teams to prepare meals and clean up for the group at every meal.

Colonel Gray Home & School Meeting: Tuesday October 2nd

Posted on: October 1st, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

The Colonel Gray Home and School will meet Tuesday October 2nd in the library at 7:00 p.m..

Picture Retakes : Tuesday October 30th

Posted on: September 26th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Originally scheduled for the 26th of October, picture retakes will now occur on Tuesday October 30th.

Home and School Leadership Training Workshops

Posted on: September 18th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Please click here for more information.

Welcome Back!

Posted on: September 4th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

Welcome back everyone! The first day of school for students is Thursday September 6th. Students will go to Block A for their homeroom, schedule, locker, etc.. Students will be able to find their Block A teacher on lists posted throughout the school.

School Picture Days

Posted on: September 4th, 2018 by Andrew MacDougald

School pictures will be taken on September 20th-21st. Even if students do not plan on purchasing a photo package, they need to have their photo taken for their student ID.