HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS UPDATE
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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: http://peihsf.ca/content/tune-transitions-home-and-schools-can-work-together-help-students-combat-stress
2. 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: http://peihsf.ca/content/awards
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: http://peihsf.ca/search/node/resolutions 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!
4. 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.” http://peihsf.ca/principals-2014
5. Semi-Annual Round Table Session Notes
These are now on-line at: http://peihsf.ca/semi-annual
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7. 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!
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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