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PD Day March 6th, 2020

Posted on: March 3rd, 2020 by Mary Whalley

School Goals PD Day for high school teachers – No Classes.

SAS is down.

Posted on: March 2nd, 2020 by Andrew MacDougald

Dear parents,

We are currently experiencing an interruption in SAS, the program that island teachers use to complete report cards.   Parent teacher interviews will proceed as planned, but some report cards will be delayed for our K to 9 schools.  When we have more information around report card timelines, we will update you.Public Schools Branch

Home & School Meeting

Posted on: March 2nd, 2020 by Andrew MacDougald

Home & School Meeting

Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00PM

Colonel Gray Library

Grad Photo Information

Posted on: February 26th, 2020 by Mary Whalley

Any potential graduates who want to be included in the grad composite and have not yet gotten their photo taken are to contact Kristen MacArthur at Heckbert studios either by email or by calling the studio 902-566-5500 or texting my cell 902-314-6035 to book their appointment times.

Friday, February 28th is a PD Day – No Classes

Posted on: February 24th, 2020 by Mary Whalley

Colonel Gray Clothing

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by Andrew MacDougald

Please click on the link below for ordering Colonel Gray clothing.

Final Exam Schedule

Posted on: January 23rd, 2020 by Andrew MacDougald

January 27th: SMA for Math 521A and Math 521B

January 28th: Block A

January 29th: Block B

January 30th: Snow Day

January 31st: Block C

February 3rd: Block D

February 4th: Turn-Around Day (No school for students.)

Please click here to see the updated exam schedule by class.

Please click here to see the final exam protocol.

Home and School January Update

Posted on: December 16th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Home and School News, January 2020

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 67th Annual Meeting & Convention on April 18, 2020.  What are the issues that are impacting student learning, student wellness and safety?  Check online for help with writing resolutions and/or contact the federation office.  Deadline to submit resolutions: Jan. 3, 2020.

Extra Mile Award

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. 17.  More

details are online at:

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week | Extra Mile Award

National Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week, Feb. 10-14 provides opportunity for Home and Schools communities to recognize the hard work of our teachers and school staff.  Form a special committee to plan something special to say thank you!

Annual Home and School Reports

Presidents of Home and School Associations are asked to submit an annual 1-2 page report  detailing your Home & School Association’s activities for this school year.  Reports will be inserted into the Federation’s 2019-2020 Annual Book of Reports. If you need assistance, call 620-3186 | 1-800-916-0664 |  Please submit your report to the Federation office by Feb. 28th.

What’s on your Home and School meeting agenda?

The PEIHSF works to help parents become better informed and more involved in their student’s learning.  Join in the educational conversations through Local Home and School Associations.  When you receive information from the Federation, add those topics to your Home and School agenda for discussion at your meetings.  Topics may include: PEI government is returning to an elected school board;  school food, student/staff wellness issues, youth vaping, bullying, etc.

If you have questions about the above info, please contact us at or 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664

Other ……

How to start a book club for small kids
A book club for small kids isn’t all that different from your typical neighbourhood version.

How can parents support their children’s development as writers?  What does the research tell us about effective strategies for teaching writing? Check writing resources at:  Reading Rockets – Writing

The latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results indicate that Canadian students remain among the top 10 performers in the world. Of the 79 countries and economies that participated in PISA 2018, Canada ranked fourth in reading, 10th in mathematics and sixth in science.  The Canadian report can be found at 

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
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“A school needs to be a place for all children, not based on the idea that they are all the same, but that they are all different.”

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.”Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted on: November 27th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Please note, the Gray Cup has been cancelled.h

CG Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Mary Whalley

November 7th (6:30pm-9:00pm) & November 8th (9:00am-1:00pm). If you are needing an interpreter for your interview, click here for more information.