Home and School News, May 2020
A unique opportunity
Right now we are living in a period of time where 75 years from now, people are going to be looking back and they’re going to say, ‘Do you remember when there was that COVID-19 global crisis? https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-archives-covid-19-project-1.5518997 Home and School presidents/co-chairs are invited to add a COVID-19 story to 2020 Annual Reports and send to: firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in the online 2020 Annual Book of Reports.
Public School Branch
Educators prepared online teaching, learning materials for students and guidelines for parents to support a successful home learning experience during COVID-19 school closures. Go to Home Learning Resources StudentsAchieve is available for teachers to mass email parents and students! In order to avoid any confusion, the Public Schools Branch will leave SAS “off” for now. If you would like updated information on your child’s progress from earlier this year or during the home learning situation, please contact your child’s teacher. When schools re-open, PSB will make SAS available again to parents and students!
Fun Changes Behaviour
Go home, stay home, exercise and eat well. You can remain active. Social isolation and physical distancing can be tough on children and families. Taking regular breaks to be active will help. Visit: Kidsactivitiesblog.com for a collection of educational YouTube channels for kids, dozens of online field trips that can take you to different parts of the world.
Home and Schools can continue to submit 2020 School Crossing Guard and School Bus Driver award nominations to email@example.com up to June 30th. Presentations will be arranged when school resumes. More details at: https://peihsf.ca/awards
Well-Being Tips for Families
Is your child acting different, showing signs of fear or distancing themselves? Ask them how they feel and if they want to talk. If you are concerned about their mental health and well-being, reach out to your Student Well-being Team for assistance.
Here’s the list:
Bluefield Family of Schools Bluefield High School 902-675-7480 ext 230
Charlottetown Rural Family of Schools Stonepark Intermediate School 902-368-6085 ext 242
Colonel Gray Family of Schools St. Jean Elementary School 902-368-6985 ext 3
Kensington-Kinkora Families of Schools Kensington Intermediate/Senior High School 902-836-8901
Montague Family of Schools Montague Regional High School 902-838-0835 ext 241
Morell and Souris Families of Schools Morell Regional High School 902-961-7345
Three Oaks Family of Schools Summerside Intermediate School 902-888-8470 ext 234
Westisle Family of Schools Hernewood Intermediate School 902-859-0390