April 23rd (Monday)–DAY 4

MUSIC:
-Thank you & congratulations to the Honour Choir & Friends for their fun and inspiring performance yesterday at the Holland College Choir concert!
-Grade 6 students interested in band are asked to return band forms to Mrs. Davis as soon as possible.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Tuesday–Girls High Jump try outs
Wednesday–Boys High Jump try outs
Thursday–Girls Long Jump try outs
Provincial Badminton Championship–April 30th & May 2nd
EASTER SEALS:
-Our Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White has arrived arrived along with MLA and Opposition Leader James Alyward. Thank you for supporting this fundraiser!
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Order forms went home with students. Orders are due Tuesday, May 8th or Wednesday, May 9th. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
SLOPPY WEATHER CLOTHING!
We encourage students to pack extra clothing (i.e. socks, pants, etc.) in kit bags in case of  recess mishaps during this muddy, wet season!
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM REMINDERS:
-In order to remain for an after school program, students must have pick up transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
-Please remember to pack an extra snack!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
Student Orientation Day: Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Band forms for Birchwood and Stonepark due as soon as possible.
LIBRARY:
Stratford Elementary will host an Indigo Shopping Night on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:30-8:30.  20% of sales made by you, our invited guests, will be donated to the Stratford Elementary School Library for the purchase of new books.  Please be sure to mention our school at the checkout. Mark your calendars and come out to pick up some great books while supporting our school library!
CHESS CLUB:
Congratulations to our team who competed at Colonel Gray Sunday. Well done!
CORRESPONDENCE:
Notice going home today regarding the OurSCHOOL Survey.
PLAYGROUND COMMITTEE:
Upcoming Yard Sale–May 5th 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Glen Stewart School.

Donation Drop Off Times:
Monday April 30: 8:00-8:30 am and 6:00-7:00 pm
Tuesday May 1: 7:30-8:30 am
Wednesday May 2: 7:30-8:30 am
Thursday May 3: 8:00-8:30 am and 6:00-8:00 pm (can accept larger items at this time)
Friday May 4: 9:00am-6:00pm (can accept larger items at this time)
**Drop off location is the container located at Glen Stewart Primary close to the student drop off area. If you have items that you would like to donate and these times do not work for you, please contact Willena at wlanigan@eastlink.ca and we will try to arrange an alternate time.**
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Message From Home & School

Yard Sale for our School Yard Donation Drop Off Dates:
The first big fundraiser for the Stratford Schools Community Playground Committee is soon approaching. It is a Yard Sale for our School Yard on Saturday May 5 from 9-2 in the Glen Stewart Primary Gym. In order for it to be a success, we are asking for donations of goods that we can sell at the sale. We will accept used items such as gently used clothing, housewares, sporting goods, furniture, toys, books, holiday items, etc. We will be accepting donations at the specific times listed below. A container will be at Glen Stewart Primary close to the student drop off parking lot. Please do not drop any items directly at either school. We thank you in advance for taking the time to help us with the sale. All proceeds will go toward the new playground for our schools.
Donation Drop Off Times:
Monday April 30: 8:00-8:30am and 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday May 1: 7:30-8:30am
Wednesday May 2: 7:30-8:30am
Thursday May 3: 8:00-8:30am and 6:00-8:00pm (can accept larger items at this time)
Friday May 4: 9:00am-6:00pm (can accept larger items at this time)
Drop off location is the container located at Glen Stewart Primary close to the student drop off area. If you have items that you would like to donate and these times do not work for you, please contact Willena at wlanigan@eastlink.ca and we will try to arrange an alternate time.
Thank you again for you support!
The Stratford Schools Community Playground Committee
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April 20th (Friday)–DAY 3

MUSIC:
First Recess–Honour Choir and Friends
-Reminder to Beauty & The Beast cast–flashdrive orders will be accepted just until Tuesday, April 24th.
-Honor Choir and Friends are singing at the Holland College Choir Concert this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Admission by donation.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Congratulations to all badminton players and a big thanks to everyone that helped run the tournament!
Provincial Championship–April 30th & May 2nd
EASTER SEALS FUNDRAISING:
-We look forward to the arrival of this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White, on Monday, April 23rd at 9:10 a.m.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Order forms went home with students. Orders are due Tuesday, May 8th or Wednesday, May 9th. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
YEARBOOKS:
We are accepting last minute yearbook orders until Today at noon.
SLOPPY WEATHER CLOTHING!
We encourage students to pack extra clothing (i.e. socks, pants, etc.) in kit bags in case of  recess mishaps during this muddy, wet season!
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM REMINDERS:
-In order to remain for an after school program, students must have pick up transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
-Please remember to pack an extra snack!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
Student Orientation Day: Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Thursday, April 19th (morning) Birchwood Band will be performing at our school!
-Band forms due May 2nd.
LIBRARY:
Stratford Elementary will host an Indigo Shopping Night on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:30-8:30.  20% of sales made by you, our invited guests, will be donated to the Stratford Elementary School Library for the purchase of new books.  Please be sure to mention our school at the checkout. Mark your calendars and come out to pick up some great books while supporting our school library!
CHESS CLUB:
Good luck to our  team along with Ms. Doucette & Stephen Doucette (chess coach) who will be competing at the PEI Youth Chess Tournament Sunday at Colonel Gray High.

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April 19th (Thursday)–DAY 2


MUSIC:
First Recess–Honour Choir and Bonus Kids who attended yesterday’s practice.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Zone 3 Championship:
Singles–Today
Good luck to our students competing today.
Provincial Championship–April 30th & May 2nd
EASTER SEALS FUNDRAISING:
-Students were invited to wear hats ($1/day) today which is part of our annual fundraising campaign for Easter Seals.

-We look forward to the arrival of this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White, on Monday, April 23rd at 9:10 a.m.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Order forms went home with students. Orders are due Tuesday, May 8th or Wednesday, May 9th. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
YEARBOOKS:
We are accepting last minute yearbook orders until Today at noon.
SLOPPY WEATHER CLOTHING!
We encourage students to pack extra clothing (i.e. socks, pants, etc.) in kit bags in case of  recess mishaps during this muddy, wet season!
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM REMINDERS:
-In order to remain for an after school program, students must have pick up transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
-Please remember to pack an extra snack!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
Student Orientation Day: Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Thursday, April 19th (morning) Birchwood Band will be performing at our school!
LIBRARY:
Stratford Elementary will host an Indigo Shopping Night on Tuesday, April 24 from 5:30-8:30.  20% of sales made by you, our invited guests, will be donated to the Stratford Elementary School Library for the purchase of new books.  Please be sure to mention our school at the checkout. Mark your calendars and come out to pick up some great books while supporting our school library!
WELCOME:

Grade 6 students will be attending a band concert in our Multi Purpose Room this morning. This concert is featuring the Birchwood Intermediate school band.

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April 18th (Wednesday)–DAY 1

MUSIC:
First Recess–
Honour Choir and main speaking cast in “Be Our Guest!”
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

Zone 3 Championship:
Doubles–Today
Singles–Tomorrow
Good luck to our students competing today.
Provincial Championship–April 30th & May 2nd
EASTER SEALS FUNDRAISING:
-Students are invited to wear hats ($1/day) today and tomorrow part of our annual fundraising campaign for Easter Seals.
-We look forward to the arrival of this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White, on Monday, April 23rd at 9:10 a.m.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Order forms went home with students. Orders are due Tuesday, May 8th or Wednesday, May 9th. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
YEARBOOKS:
We are accepting last minute yearbook orders until Thursday, April 19th at noon.  To order online, please visit : YBPay.lifetouch.com with yearbook code 11542618.
SLOPPY WEATHER CLOTHING!
We encourage students to pack extra clothing (i.e. socks, pants, etc.) in kit bags in case of  recess mishaps during this muddy, wet season!
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM REMINDERS:
-In order to remain for an after school program, students must have pick up transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
-Please remember to pack an extra snack!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
Student Orientation Day: Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Thursday, April 19th (morning) Birchwood Band will be performing at our school!

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Yearbook Update!

We are accepting last minute yearbook orders until Thursday, April 19th at noon.  To order online, please visit : YBPay.lifetouch.com with yearbook code 11542618.
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April 16th (Monday)–DAY 6

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
First Recess–Badminton practice
Zone 3 Championship:
Doubles–April 17th
Singles–April 18th & 19th
Provincial Championship–April 30th & May 2nd
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM REMINDERS:
-In order to remain for an after school program, students must have pick up transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
-Please remember to pack an extra snack!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
Student Orientation Day: Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:30 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Thursday, April 19th (morning) Birchwood Band will be performing at our school!
SLOPPY WEATHER CLOTHING!
We encourage students to pack extra clothing (i.e. socks, pants, etc.) in kit bags in case of  recess mishaps during this muddy, wet season!
UPCOMING:
-Students are invited to wear hats ($1) on Tuesday, April 17th as part of our annual fundraising campaign for Easter Seals.
-We look forward to the arrival of this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White, on Monday, April 23rd at 9:10 a.m.
MESSAGE FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
Home and School Meeting on scheduled for Tuesday, April 17th has been POSTPONED. New date to be confirmed.
-Tonight the PSB is having a special meeting and the sole agenda item is “Charlottetown Family Capacity Issues”. Queen Charlotte at 7 PM – Open to the Public.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Order forms went home with students. Orders are due Tuesday, May 8th or Wednesday, May 9th. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.

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