PUBLIC SCHOOLS BRANCH BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Public Schools Branch will be meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 (Storm Date: Wednesday, January 11) 7:30 p.m. at East Wiltshire Intermediate School, 100 Kingston Road, Cornwall.

The School Change Category II Study Report will be tabled and released for public input at this meeting in accordance with the Public Schools Branch School Change Policy and the requirements of the Education Authority Regulations.

Members of the public are welcome to attend. Any member of the public who wishes to make a presentation to the Board must submit a written request to the Board Chair or the Director of Public Schools by 4 p.m. on January 9 to the Public Schools Branch Stratford Office, 2-234 Shakespeare Drive, Stratford, PE C1B 2V8, or by email to cjmaclean. Please call 902-368-6850 for additional information.

4 January, 2017 14:23

Softball PEI Pitching Clinics

WHERE: Montague Intermediate School

WHEN: Wednesday

DATES: January 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and March 1st (6 weeks)

TIME: Session 1: 6:00 – 7:00pm

Session 2: 7:00 – 8:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Charley Johnston (RPI)

Pitchers must provide their own catcher preferably a parent or an experienced catcher (5 pitchers max per session)

As pitchers register they will be grouped based on age, experience or availability for the two time slots.

Players are asked to bring

1) Light colored soled athletic footwear.

2) Wear gym clothing.

3) Ball glove

4) Catcher – may be parent or friend for pitching sessions

COST: $60 Softball Pitching Sessions (6 weeks)

How To Register:

Contact – Master Pitching Instructor (MPI): Mark Quinn

Tel: 902 969 6131 Email: quinner32

“Revised” Home and School News – January 2017

Home and School News – January 2017

1. 2017 Extra Mile Awards

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,

2017. More details are online at:

2. Affecting 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 or (902) 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

3. 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

4. 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.

5. 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 by February 17, 2017.

Other information…..

Interesting TED Talks for parents and teachers:

~~~Every child deserves a champion!

http://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion#t-105271

~~~How to fix a broken education system without any more money
http://www.ted.com/talks/seema_bansal_how_to_fix_a_broken_education_system_without_any_more_money

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)
www.peihsf
peihsf

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4 January, 2017 13:28

Home and School News – January 2017

1. 2017 Extra Mile Awards

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,

2017. More details are online at:

2. 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.

3. 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

4. 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.

5. 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 by February 17, 2017.

Other information…..

Interesting TED Talks for parents and teachers:

~~~Every child deserves a champion!

http://www.ted.com/talks/rita_pierson_every_kid_needs_a_champion#t-105271

~~~How to fix a broken education system without any more money
http://www.ted.com/talks/seema_bansal_how_to_fix_a_broken_education_system_without_any_more_money

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)
www.peihsf
peihsf

Follow us on:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/peihsf
Twitter: https://twitter.com/peihsf

“I must do something” always solves more problems than “Something must be done.” ~Author Unknown

20 December, 2016 15:56

Weather Notice to Parents.pdf