Discussion on new resolutions. Students awarded specialty prizes at recent Provincial Heritage Fair

May was a busy month for the P.E.I. Home and School Federation, following April’s successful AGM. President Shannon Bruyneel, vice-president David Schult and PEIHSF executive director Shirley Smedley-Jay met with Education and Early Years Minister Natalie Jameson and Erin McGrath-Gaudet, deputy minister, in early May to discuss the five resolutions passed at April’s AGM. The Chief Public Health Office has responded to the resolutions…

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Home and School News – June 2024

1.         Local Home & School Elections June is a busy month for our Home and School community as we prepare for the new school year in September. It’s the perfect time to hold your election of officers, allowing new executive members ample time to prepare. We encourage you to establish a nomination committee to seek…

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Resolutions presented at AGM

The P.E.I. Home and School Federation’s 71st annual general meeting and conference: Building Healthy Foundations for Every Child, was held Saturday April 13th in Charlottetown. More than 100 attendees, representing 35 local Home and School Associations, were joined by guests, including P.E.I. Lt.-Gov. Antoinette Perry, Education and Early Years Minister Natalie Jameson, Erin McGrath Gaudet,…

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AGM set for April 13

There is still time to register for the Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation’s annual general meeting and convention – Building Healthy Foundations for Every Child – April 13, 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, 75 Kent Street, Charlottetown.  Participation of parents, educators, and students is valued, and local associations…

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Wide variety of spring events

March is here: the beginning of spring, daylight time, mid-term break, and an early Easter. Parent-teacher interviews are March 8 for K-9 and students have 14 instructional days this month. The 71st annual general meeting & conference is quickly approaching. The federation has announced that its Building Healthy Foundations For Every Child event on April 13 at the Rodd Charlottetown…

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Home and School News, March 2024 🍎 School Calendar 2024-2025 To help families and school staff plan for the year ahead, the province has released the 2024-2025 school year calendar, which includes 182 instructional days. Find the school calendar online at https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/education-and-early-years/2024-2025-school-calendar 🍎 Mark your calendar — 71st AGM & Conference The P.E.I. Home and School Federation is…

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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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