Ready to welcome the 2023 Canada Winter Games. February also the month to recognize contributions of school staff

Happy February and Black History Month from the P.E.I. Home and School Federation. As the shortest month of the year gets underway, P.E.I. is in final preparations to host the 2023 Canada Winter Games.  Students’ mid-term school break is combined with the Games for the two weeks, from February 20 to March 4. The federation…

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Nominations open for awards! Prepare advocacy resolutions!

The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation hopes everyone enjoyed a great holiday. Welcome to the new year – a time to be fired up for the many possibilities in education ahead. It is a parent’s job to show how exciting and valuable learning can be. Students have 111 instructional days between January and…

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Nominations now open: Plenty of chances to honour the P.E.I. residents who volunteer and work with children

Congratulations to all the Public Schools Branch newly elected School Board of Trustees. Thank you to all who allowed their names to stand, voted, and made their voices heard. Thirty-one candidates resulted in one acclamation and seven elected trustees in seven school zones. In addition, the education minister will be appointing three trustee positions. The…

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Make those votes count. Ballots for school board elections due Nov. 10

School board election voting ballots are in the mail. P.E.I. residents have until Nov. 10 at noon to vote for the elected school board trustee and return ballots to Elections P.E.I., so today. Results will be posted beginning at 6 pm on Thursday Nov 10, 2022 on the Elections PEI website. The Prince Edward Island Home and…

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Sign up for November Home & School Volunteer Training Workshops

Volunteer Training Workshops Monday, Nov. 14, 2022   Montague Intermediate School 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.      Register by: Sat. Nov. 12, 4 pm Monday, Nov. 28, 2022   Westisle Composite High School 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 25, 4 pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022  Parkdale Elementary School 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Register by: Nov.…

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School board elections underway

School Board Elections are fast approaching. The federation applauds the government for the return of School Board Elections following a 14-year pause and related work to reintroduce these to the voting public. All eligible voters on P.E.I. – this includes YOU – are encouraged to find out who’s running and how to vote. The federation…

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New school year begins Sept. 7

The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation (PEIHSF) hopes students, teachers and parents had a great summer and are enjoying this final weekend before school starts on Sept. 7. As everyone gears up for what we anticipate to be a memorable school year, please remember, be aware and be cautious of our students who…

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Wrapping up the school year

Another school year is almost in the books. This year has seen its fair share of challenges, and our students, faculty, staff, and volunteers have prevailed over those obstacles. But, we’ve also found reasons to celebrate. The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation (PEIHSF) was honored to distribute 4 Extra Mile Awards to very…

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Delegates, guests attend in-person meeting

The Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation (PEIHSF) held its 69th Annual General Meeting on Saturday, April 23 at the Rodd Charlottetown. This was our first in-person meeting since the beginning of COVID-19. There was a turnout of over 60 delegates and guests with 27 schools represented.   Guests included Lt.-Gov. Antoinette Perry; Hon.…

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Watch out for school buses. People are continuing to pass school buses while their red lights are flashing across P.E.I. regularly.

Let’s work with P.E.I.’s school bus drivers, who do their utmost to keep students safe. Pay attention when driving and put phones away. This past week in one P.E.I. school community, there was an accident when two cars tried to pass a bus with their red lights flashing; further down the road, a near-miss by…

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