HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS, December 2017
2018 Recognition Awards
Nominate a deserving individual such as school staff, Home and School volunteer, school bus driver or school crossing guard for provincial recognition in 2018. Four award nomination deadlines are:
Extra Mile Award of the Year January 12, 2018
Volunteer of the Year March 9, 2018
Life Membership March 9, 2018
School Crossing Guard of the Year April 27, 2018
School Bus Driver of the Year May 11, 2018
- School Staff Appreciation Week 2018
School staff will be celebrated across Canada February 12 – 16, 2018 during Staff Appreciation Week. Home and School groups are encouraged to show appreciation to school staff for the contributions they make to our children and their education.
Deadline to submit a resolution for consideration at the 2018 AGM is January 31, 2018.
Consider issues needing change in PEI’s education system and write a resolution on that issue by referring to our guide to writing and presenting resolutions and to the slides from the Leadership Training Workshop session on resolutions Review previous resolutions and responses from government departments at: http://peihsf.ca/agm Contact us for assistance: 902-620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Membership Fees
Send your Home and School’s membership fee to the Federation office by November 30th. Click here Membership Fee Form to download the form.
65th Annual Meeting & Convention
Mark your 2018 calendars….PEI Home and School Federation’s 65th Annual Meeting & Conference, Saturday, April 14, 2018, Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI.
Food Education Grants
Congratulations to schools and community groups who received Community Food Security and Food Education projects including East Wiltshire, Charlottetown Rural, Morell High, Morell Consolidated, Westisle, and Tignish.
Report on State of Public Health in Canada
Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer Public Health Agency of Canada released her Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2017: Designing Healthy Living on Oct. 26, 2017.
- The Global Alliance for the Future of Food
Webinar: Unravelling the Food-Health Nexus: Building a Healthier Food System.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-unravelling-the-food-health-nexus-building-a-healthier-food-system-tickets-39999601886?
Best wishes of the holiday season to you and your family!
Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation Inc.
Shirley Smedley Jay, Executive Director
PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PE C1A 7M4
Street deliveries only: 40 Enman Crescent C1E 1E6
Phone: 620-3186 Fax: 620-3187
Toll Free: 1-800-916-0664 (PEI only)
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