CANADIAN CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK – FACEBOOK LINK

Here is a link to an upcoming Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/817403115571793 to celebrate Canadian Children’s Book Week on Zoom on Friday May 7th at 1 p.m. with Canadian author and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi!

UPCOMING VIRTUAL LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Countdown to Virtual AGM on Monday, May 10th!

Countdown to Virtual AGM on Monday, May 10th!

Parents, administrators, other school staff members, and students are all invited to attend!

Click here to: REGISTER for Home and School’s 2021 AGM.

Zoom links will be e-mailed to registrants.

Details include:

P.E.I. Home and School Federation’s 68th Annual Meeting, “The More You Know,”will be held Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. virtually on Zoom.

Business meeting: Reports, Resolutions, Elections and Recognitions

Hon. Natalie Jameson, Minister Education and Lifelong Learning will bring greetings and overview of her department’s work over the past school year.

WORKSHOPS:

#1. The More You Know: Student Well Being
Resources: Elizabeth Kennedy, Student Well Being Teams / Terri MacAdam, Public Schools Branch Student Services

#2. The More You Know: Healthy School Food Program
Resource: Chef Austin Clement, Culinary Institute of Canada / Sterling Carruthers & Katelyn MacLean, Education and Lifelong Learning

#3. The More You Know: Communications / PowerSchool
Resource: Norbert Carpenter, Director, Public Schools Branch

#4. The More You Know: Curriculum, Assessments, Report Cards
Resource: Tammy Hubley-Little, Programs and Services, Education and Lifelong Learning

FREE REGISTRATION: Parents, guardians, principals, students, and school staff are invited and encouraged to register for this meeting.

VOTING: Associations are to appoint five attendees as your voting delegates. Each Home and School is required to have membership fees paid to vote. The more representatives in attendance, the more valuable the meeting becomes!

Proposed 2021 Resolutions are attached and online at: https://peihsf.ca/agm

Questions? Contact us at: peihsf@edu.pe.ca or 902-620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.

I am looking forward to seeing you at the AGM.

Regards,

Heather Mullen
President
PEI Home and School Federation

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: 902-620-3186 Cell 902-218-8916 Fax: 902-620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only) www.peihsf peihsf@edu.pe.ca
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/peihsf
Twitter: https://twitter.com/peihsf

“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.” – Loris Malaguzzi (founder of the first Reggio Emilia School

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

YOUNG MILLIONAIRES PROGRAM

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Home and School News, May 2021

Home and School News, May 2021

1. It’s time to Register for the AGM!

Register today! Invite others in your school community to register!

Who can attend?Everyone is welcome….parents…administrators …. other school staff …. bus drivers…. students!

Is your school represented? Presidents/principals, ensure your school is represented!

What is the date/time? We are less than 14 days away to the AGM on:

Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Education Update Hon. Natalie Jameson, Minister Education and Lifelong Learning will bring an update from her department.

Resolutions Your proposed 2021 resolutions will be discussed.

Workshops When you register, sign up for a workshop:
#1. Student Well Being

#2. School Food

#3. Communications/PowerSchool

#4. Curriculum/Report Cards

Zoom link This meeting will be held virtually. Zoom links will be emailed to all registrants by Friday, May 7th.

Find more details: Click here to REGISTER for AGM 2021

2. School Bus Driver Awards

Home and Schools can submit School Bus Driver Award nominations to peihsf@edu.pe.ca up to May 7th. As students, parents and school staff to write support letters to include in the Home and School’s nomination package. Find details at: https://peihsf.ca/awards

3. Welcome to Kindergarten, Spring 2021
Elementary schools have organized a Welcome To Kindergarten event for their incoming students, fall 2021. The specifics will be communicated to families by your child’s school. At the event families will receive early literacy resources and meet school staff. Click here to find the 2021 Welcome to Kindergarten schedule

4. School Calendar 2021-2022

Next year’s school calendar has been finalized and posted online.

Click here for 2021-2022 School Calendar

5. Public Schools Branch
The Board of Directors of the Public Schools Branch will hold a regular meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to attend via Webex virtual platform. If you wish to attend, please contact sxgauthier@edu.pe.ca or 902-368-6850 to receive the link to join the meeting.

Memory-keepers! In 75 years from now, people will be looking back, reading Home and School Annual Reports, and they’re going to say, ‘Look at the resilience of school communities in 2020-2021 during the COVID-19 global crisis!’ Home and School Presidents/Co-chairs are continuing to send in reports for inclusion in the online version of the 2021 Annual “Historical” Book of Reports. Send to Shirley at: peihsf@edu.pe.ca

More news….

Ø Scholarships for Graduates, Community Foundation of PEI – The application deadline, May 1st, is quickly approaching. Scholarships are open to students graduating from Island high schools this year as well as some which are open to students presently studying at a post-secondary institution. Find more details at https://cfpei.ca/scholarships/.

Ø Community Foundation of PEI, Grant Applications due May 1st. Community grants addressing a wide range of causes from poverty reduction to Island arts and culture and many others are available to PEI-based, non-profit organizations with registered charitable status. More details on the community grants can be found at https://cfpei.ca/community-grants/.

Ø Canadian Children’s Book Week, May 2 – 8, 2021“Readers take flight – Bring the magic of books and reading to children across Canada. Schools, libraries, bookstores and community centers will host events during this major literary festival. Find more at: https://bookweek.ca/

Ø SUMMER TUTORING – The Learning Disabilities Association of Prince Edward Island has been offering tutoring for several years. All tutoring is delivered by tutors who are certified to teach on P.E.I. and is offered one to one. Cost is $30 per one–hour session. To register please go to; – http://ldapei.ca/community-tutoring-programs.html If you have any questions, contact Martin at: info@ldapei.ca

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: 902-620-3186 Cell 902-218-8916 Fax: 902-620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only) www.peihsf peihsf@edu.pe.ca
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/peihsf
Twitter: https://twitter.com/peihsf

“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.” – Loris Malaguzzi (founder of the first Reggio Emilia School

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