Another Full Week at Gulf Shore

Constable Phil dropped by to visit with his dog Norm

Poet Laureate Jullie Pellissier-Lush shared her books with Gulf Shore Students.

Gulf Shore Girls competed for a bronze medal on Friday afternoon. They lost to Souris in a hard-fought game

Thanks to all who contributed to the food drive! It was a huge success.

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Home and School Fundraiser

Dear parents,

Thanks to the continued generosity of the Smith family, we have once again partnered up with Smith’s Tree Farm for this year’s fundraiser. In addition to Trees we will also have Holiday wreaths available! The Gulf Shore Home and School will receive $5 from the sale of every wreath and $10 for every tree.

Holiday Wreaths $25 

14” handmade Balsam Fir, decorated with hand-picked pine cones, homemade bows and holly berries

Orders & payment for wreaths must be in by Thursday November 5th

Balsam Fir Trees $40 

Locally grown and sizes to fit everyone’s homes!

Orders & payment for trees must be in by Saturday, November 21st.

As with many things, COVID-19 is changing how we do our fundraiser this year. To ensure the safety of all, we are limiting our interactions and going online for our ordering and payments.

Step #1 Families are asked to keep track of their buyers and collect money.

Step #2 Purchase the wreaths & trees using the same method that you would to order your milk/pizza.

Step #3 Fill out your order via a google form (one for wreaths and a separate one for trees) with the information on who you sold to. You find the link on the school website.

Christmas Tree form:

Wreath Form

For wreaths, we will be doing a drive-thru pick up for families who sold wreaths, to come to the school on Saturday November 21st between 9am and noon to pick up all the wreaths they sold and deliver to their buyers.

For Trees, once all sales are in, we will be sending home certificates with your child. You will then give those certificates to your buyers. These certificates will go home the week of November 23rd and can be redeemed from December 1st thru December 20th at one of two locations. Smith’s Christmas Tree Farm in Mayfield (u-pick or pre-cut) or at The Charlottetown Canadian Tire Tree lot location (pre-cut only).

If you have any questions or if you do not use the online but would still like to participate in our fundraiser please email Erin

Thank you for supporting Gulf Shore Home & School

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More information on the Food Drive

This is a great video created by our amazing group of Leadership Team students!!

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Food Drive

Leadership is organizing a Food Drive on Thursday and Friday for the North Rustico Food Bank that is located just inside the front doors of the Stella Maris Church.  The food bank suggested small donations particularly in the area of snacks for lunches.

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Allan Sampson’s Bus Route

Due to the construction on the Oyster Bed Bridge, Bus #69, Allan Sampson’s bus will now be picking up students 15 minutes earlier. This change will start on Tuesday, Oct 13.

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And The Grand Total Is….

The view from the roof was pretty spectacular during recess today!

The grand total raised by the students of Gulf Shore for the Terry Fox Foundation this year is $5250.

That is so amazing. Thank you to everyone involved in helping to keep Terry’s dream alive.

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Terry Fox Update

Our school fundraising Terry Fox total this year is $4683.80!!!! Although that is amazing we would love to be able to reach the $5000 mark. To try to do this, on Friday we are going to have a “hat day” with all proceeds going to Terry Fox.

As an added incentive, if we raise the $316.20 necessary to reach our goal, Mme Lavoie will do her car, recess and lunch duties from the ROOF!!!  Don’t worry there will still be lots of supervision on the ground too.

On Friday, wear a hat, bring a dollar, support Terry Fox, and send our principal to the roof!

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Duke of Edinburgh


Our Duke of Edinburgh students, with the help of  Ms Skeffington, completed their adventurous journey for their bronze level this weekend!  What a beautiful weekend for an adventure.

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“Anything is Possible if You Try” -Terry Fox

Tomorrow is our annual Terry Fox Day at Gulf Shore! Students will all participate in a walk/run before lunch, Home and School is BBQing hot dogs for students for lunch and there will be various Terry Fox activities during classes throughout the day!

All students will be entered in a draw for the two Terry Fox shirts shown in the picture!

If you haven’t had a chance to make an online donation there is still time or you can send in any pledges that were collected with your child tomorrow.

“It’s got to keep going without me.” -Terry Fox

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Window of Apology

These students are standing in front of their recreation of the Window of Apology.

The Window of Apology is installed in the Centre Block hallway of the Parliament of Canada. The window is an expression of Canada’s Apology for the culturally devastating residential school era.

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