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Home and School News – June 2017
1. Election of Officers
June is an excellent time to hold Home and School election of officers to allow your new executive time to prepare for the new school year in September. If you need guidance, contact the Federation office – 620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 / peihsf
2. Congratulations students!
In recognition of the excellent work of students, the Federation awards prizes in two provincial fairs: Heritage Fair
***Will Yeo – Grade 5 “Yeo Shipbuilders” L. M. Montgomery Elementary
***Nicolas Dickieson – Grade 7 “The Outlaw in my Lineage” Immanuel Christian School
***Stress & Memory – Christianne Riveroll, Grace Christian
***Does Eating Breakfast Help Students Perform Better in School? – Brittany Pollock, Stratford Elementary
3. Federation presents awards
The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation will present School Board Driver and Crossing Guard of the Year Awards in June.
4. PEI Tobacco Reduction Aimed at Youth (PETRA)
The Federation is a member of PETRA and welcomes Gary MacDougall as the new PETRA Coordinator. Gary, after his successful career with The Guardian newspaper, is interested in furthering his knowledge in tobacco control. Gary can be reached at: gary.macdougall
5. School Calendar
Find the 2017-2018 school calendar is available on the government’s website at: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/schoolcalendar
~ Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay launches Consultations on The National Food Policy, May 29, 2017
~ Food Secure Canada puts out Five Big Ideas for a Better Food System.
~ Libraries in communities across PEI offer weekly and monthly programs.
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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