PEI Home & School Federation News-June, 2022

Year-End Message from PEI Home & School

 
1.         Elect new people to Home & School executive

Are you leaving your post as a Home & School executive member?  June is an excellent time to elect new executive and board members to your Home and School Associations.  If you need guidance to hold elections, contact the PEI Home and School Federation office at:  620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 / peihsf@edu.pe.ca

 
2.         Parent Engagement Project Reports 

Reports for completed Home and School’s Parent Engagement Projects are due May 31st.3.         School Calendar 2022-2023

 
 3.  School Calendar 2022-2023
 
 4.   Elected School Board

The P.E.I. Home and School Federation asked the government to return to an elected school board. On May 5/22, the provincial government made amendments to the Education Act fulfilling its commitment to reinstate an elected school board.
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/moving-forward-on-reinstating-an-elected-school-board
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-school-board-elections-reinstated-fall-2022-1.6438549

 
5.         School Food Program

There are changes to how the PEI School Food Program will collects meal orders to the end of June at: REMINDER FROM PEI SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAM (mailchi.mp)

 
  6.         Find Summer Reading ideas at your community Library

Summer Reading ideas for students can be found at a P.E.I. library in your community.  Find online resources online at:  https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/education-and-lifelong-learning/online-library-resources

 
 Community News…..

~ UPEI Health Centred Research Clinic is looking for participants in a survey to better understand what Islanders think of the COVID-19 vaccine and immunization program. The survey is available in English, French, Mandarin, Arabic, and Vietnamese and takes about 15-20 minutes to complete. All participants will have the opportunity to enter a draw for one of four $100 Walmart gift cards.

Link to survey: bit.ly/HCRC-PEI   Contact: Dr. William Montelpare (wmontelpare@upei.ca). This survey has been approved by the UPEI Research Ethics Board (researchcompliance@upei.ca

Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation Inc.
Shirley Smedley Jay, Executive Director
PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PE C1A 7M4
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Phone: 
902-620-3186  Cell 902-218-8916  Fax: 902-620-3187
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 "A school needs to be a place for all children, not based on the idea that they are all the same, but that they are all different." - Loris Malaguzzi
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically." - Martin Luther King, Jr.