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Provincial Standing Committee on Social Development – Energy Drinks

Parents and Educators Need to be Aware of the Health Risks of Consuming Energy Drinks, Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation. The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation thanks the provincial “Standing Committee on Social Development,” for the opportunity to forward our concerns and ideas on the sale of “energy drinks”. The Federation’s…
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Revised Math Curriculum 2009

The PEI math curriculum has been revised at grades 1, 2, 4, 7 and 8. New textbooks and resources will be introduced in these grades in September 2009, and later in Grades 3, 5, 6 and 9.  For more information see attached pdf.
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2009 Resolutions

In 2009, the PEIHSF drafted a number of resolutions and a motion concerning Occupational Therapy (OT) assessment. They received the following responses to the resolutions: Premier – Establishing One English Language School Board Minister of Education Minister of Health's – Hand Washing Minister of Health's – Ban on Flavoured Tobacco Products Western School Board Eastern…
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Home and School Celebrates Parent Engagement Initiatives

Home and School Federation launches initiatives to increase parent involvement in their children’s learning Parents, students and educators gathered at Sherwood Elementary School today to launch several new Home and School initiatives that will help parents to become more active partners in their children’s learning. Bill Whelan, president of the P.E.I. Home and School Federation,…
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SAFE Program launched in PEI

The SAFE (School Action for Emergencies) Program has officially launched in PEI. Verbal Abuse Prevention Week raises awareness People need to consider impact of their words… Most people remember the rhyme: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” However, that’s not true as verbal assaults can cause a great…
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