Happy Retirement Bruce

After 30 years as a bus driver, Bruce MacKay has announced his retirement. 

We are certainly going to miss you Bruce!!

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Spirit Week

Next week is the last full week of school and our Leadership Team is still going strong planning a great week for Gulf Shore Sharks.

We are asking students to donate $2 to Farmers Helping Farmers with proceeds going to purchase a rain barrel for a village in Kenya. ($2 for the entire week)

Messy Monday– Messy hair or hat

Teacher Tuesday– Dress like one of your teachers

Well- Dressed Wednesday- Grades 1-6 are out on field trips so the 7-9 students are going to fancy it up!

The Final Thursday– sock hop for k-6

Funky Friday – students can also purchase a freezie for $1 on Friday

 

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The Closely Watched Arrival

Grade 2 has been following the life cycle of the Painted Lady over the past weeks. It has been exciting to say the least.

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Flag Football

Our flag football season has come to an end. Thanks to Mr. Matthews for coaching this team as well as to the girls and their families for their commitment to this sport. 

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Congratulations to These Authors!

 

Congratulations to Laura MacDougall ( grade 6) and Arielle Dunn (grade 9) who both won first prize in their age categories at the 31st Annual Cox & Palmer Island Literary Rewards.

The Creative Writing Award for Young People is supported by the Rotary Club of Charlottetown; both girls took home a $150 cheque. Excerpts from their winning pieces were read aloud to the audience at the awards event on May 26th at the Rodd Charlottetown. Laura won for her short story, Magic in Blooming Point while Arielle won for her free verse poem, The Cottage.

The annual contest is open to students from Grade 1- Grade 12. Congratulations!

 

 

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Field Trips!!

Friday, June 8th – Kindergarten to Confederation Centre and Cows Creamery

Wednesday, June 20th- Grades 1-3 to Shining Waters

Wednesday, June 20th- Grades 4-6 to Sandspit

Monday, June 25th- Grades 7-9 to Sandspit

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Come Celebrate Ms. Ready!

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Yearbook Sales are Finally Here!

Yearbooks are now for sale in the office for $20 each.

The books are scheduled to arrive in a few weeks but order yours now as quantities are limited. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to sell the book at almost half of the original cost.

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This week at Gulf Shore….

Elementary Track and Field Team heading to the Zone Track meet on Monday at UPEI

Band students performing at a Senior’s Home in Cape Breton

Sand sculpture workshop with Maurice Bernard for the 7-9 Art students

Some of the band students heading across on the ferry for their band trip

Our Home and School members treating staff and students to muffins

Buttons created by 7-9 Art students during their trip to Holland College

Ms Ready maintaining the long jump pit during our school track meet

60 m dash at our school track meet

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Home and School

Gulf Shore Home and School is amazing!  They are a wonderful group of supportive family members who work to make our school a better place and they always welcome new faces. The Home and School Executive for 2018-19 is:

President: Erin MacRae-Forrest

Vice President: Lorianne MacFarlane

Treasurer: Shannon Johnston

Secretary: Marsha LeBlanc

A very special “thank-you” to Julie Walsh who served two years as president of  Gulf Shore Home and School.

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