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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,
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or
/ (902) 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664.
3. 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.
Interesting TED Talks for parents and teachers:
~~~Every child deserves a champion!
~~~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)
“I must do something” always solves more problems than “Something must be done.” ~Author Unknown