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Reminder – Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021

Parents/Guardians were asked to register their children for Kindergarten prior to or during the week of November 18-22, 2019. If you were unable to register during this time, please contact your child’s local elementary school during work hours to register.

  • Children must be 5 years old by December 31, 2020 in order to be eligible for Kindergarten.
  • Parents are asked to register their child at his/her local elementary school during school hours. If you are unsure of your school zone, please call the Stratford Office (902-368-6990) or Summerside Office (902-888-8400). Toll Free 1-800-280-7965.
  • A registration form will be completed at the time of registration.
  • Parents are reminded to bring a piece of Government issued ID verifying proof of child’s age. Examples are:
    • Birth Certificate
    • PEI Health Card
    • Passport
  • Verification of home address must also be provided, such as current utility bill.
  • Welcome to Kindergarten sessions for incoming students and their parents will be held at schools in the spring of 2020.

If you are registering your child for French Immersion, or looking for more information on the French program, please see the following information:

 

Welcome to Our Two Newly Appointed Board of Directors

The Public Schools Branch would like welcome two new Board of Directors who were recently appointed by Honourable Brad Trivers, Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning, to fill existing vacancies on our board. Mary Jane Ready and Norman Beck are well respected retired educators and their knowledge, experience and commitment to education will greatly benefit the board of the Public Schools Branch.

Mary Jane Ready will fill the vacancy left by Harvey MacEwen whose term expired recently. Ms. Ready is a former principal of Gulf Shore Consolidated School. She brings 34 years of experience to the position as a teacher and school administrator.

Norman Beck, former principal of Stonepark Intermediate, will fill a vacancy left by Dale Sabean who retired from the board to pursue professional opportunities. Mr. Beck has 31 years of experience as an educator, including 16 years as a principal and vice principal.

Welcome Mary Jane and Norman. These new board members will join board Chair, Bethany MacLeod for the next public meetings.

The Third Annual Meeting of the Public Schools Branch Board of Directors will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at Glen Stewart Primary, 34 Glen Stewart Drive, Stratford. (Storm date is Tuesday, December 17)

The Board of Directors of the Public Schools Branch will also hold a regular meeting on Monday, December 16 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Glen Stewart Primary, 34 Glen Stewart Drive, Stratford (Storm date is Tuesday, December 17)

Members of the public are welcome to attend. Any member of the public who wishes to make a presentation to the Board must submit a written request to the Board Chair or the Director of the Public Schools Branch by 4 p.m. on December 10, 2019 to the Public Schools Branch Stratford Office, 2-234 Shakespeare Drive, Stratford, PE C1B 2V8, or by email to sxgauthier@edu.pe.ca. Please call 902-368-6850 for additional information.