Working together to benefit students

Happy February and happy Black History Month. As we enter the shortest month of the year, students begin the second school semester, and local associations prepare for celebrations and recognitions. School staff work hard at creating a safe and welcoming school environment for all students. A positive relationship between students and all staff speaks of…

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Time to start thinking about resolutions

The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation hopes everyone enjoyed a great holiday, welcomes you to the new year, and wants you to be inspired, motivated, and ready for the many possibilities in education ahead. A parent’s job is to show how exciting and valuable learning can be. A new year is a time…

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Sharing hubs foster engagement

Home and School Sharing Hubs are bringing school volunteers together to connect and collaborate, create networks, and share ideas about what’s happening in school communities. Hubs held in the Three Oaks and Westisle families of schools fostered engagement with questions and solutions about involvement in school communities. The federation is hoping to arrange these sessions…

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Workshops to help school volunteers

Thirty-five members of home and school associations from across P.E.I. including parents, guardians, educators and guests from education sector unions, the University of Prince Edward Island, and the Chief Public Health Office, attended the Semi-Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct 23 at Central Queens Elementary in Hunter River. The focus of the meeting was a 90-minute…

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Screens in Schools: Maximize benefits; minimize harms, Oct. 23

Parents learn about P.E.I.s school system by volunteering in their child’s school and attending local and provincial Home and School meetings and workshops. This month, the P.E.I. Home and School Federation begins educating school communities with its Semi-Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct. 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Central Queens Elementary School in Hunter River. A “Help…

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Semi-Annual Meeting, October 23, 2023

You are invited to register for the Semi-Annual Meeting coming up on Monday, October 23, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, at Central Queens Elementary School, 19821 2 Rte., Hunter River, PE C0A 1N0. FEE:  $8 per person   Students – Free.  Pay by e-Transfer to: (peihsf@gov.pe.ca) or cash/cheque upon arrival. REGISTER using the Online Google Form by…

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School year set to begin. As the school routine begins, remember that students will be walking, cycling or riding on a bus or in a family car to school

September is here, which means cooler weather, leaves changing colors, and the start of the new school year on Sept. 7. As the school routine begins, remember that students will be walking, cycling, riding on a bus, or in a family car to school. It is a strategic time to remind all motorists that children…

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Time to reflect on past year

As the 2022-2023 school year draws to a close, take time to reflect on all their accomplishments this year.  June is an excellent time to hold home and school association elections of officers to allow new executive members time to prepare for the beginning of the school year in September. Stepping up to volunteer is…

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Delegates, guests attend 70 AGM

Representatives from local home and school associations across P.E.I. gathered in Charlottetown on April 15 to celebrate the federation’s milestone 70th Annual General Meeting. Thirty-six schools were represented, with 90 delegates and guests in attendance. Guests included: The Honorable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor, Honourable Natalie Jameson, Minister of Education and Early Years, and Norbert Carpenter,…

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Home and School Federation holding annual meeting April 15

There are only eight days until the P.E.I. Home and School Federation’s historic annual meeting! The AGM will be held April 15, at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.  For 70 years, the federation has supported local home and school associations in its work toward an equitable and quality education system across Prince Edward Island. This year’s theme…

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