February 14th (Friday)–DAY 1

DEAR HOME & SCHOOL:
The staff would like to thank everyone for all the treats, well wishes, gifts and delicious potluck lunch which was the highlight of the week!
Thank you to the many, many volunteers who substituted duty for our teachers; prepared, served and cleaned up after the lunch Thursday; and delivered treats throughout the week. Words cannot adequately express our heartfelt thanks—we certainly felt supported and appreciated!
Empty dishes, etc. may be picked up in the Main Lobby.
MUSIC:
No after school Honour Choir practice today (Friday).
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Tuesdays (2:30-3:30 p.m.)–Grade 5 (ending March 3rd)
Thursdays (2:30-3:30 p.m.–Grade 6 (ending March 6th)
Please Note: Please include an extra snack when packing lunch!
Sleds-(weather permitting):
Day 1, 3 & 5–Grades 3 & 5
Day 2, 4 & 6–Grade 4 & 6
You must have snow pants to slide on the hill.
Leadership students: Permission forms are due if you are planning to attending the leadership conference.
CUTLERY:
If child’s(ren’s) lunch or snack requires a spoon and/or fork, please remember to include these items in their lunch container. In an effort to be more environmentally friendly, we will not be providing plastic.
LOOKING AHEAD:
February  14th –Wear Purple day in support of PEI Family Violence
Prevention Services, Inc. Donations welcome!
-February 17th (Monday)–Islander Day–No Classes
-February 26th (Wednesday)–Pink Shirt Day
-February 28th (Friday)–Professional Development Day–No Classes
-March 2nd (Monday)–Interim Learning Reports go home
-March 2nd-6th–Book Fair (information available soon)
-March 6th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
-March 10th (Tuesday)–Grade 5 & 6 Heritage Fair (Storm Date: March 11th)
-March 16th-20th–Mid-Term Break–No Classes
GRADE 6 NOTES:
Registration deadline for Late French Immersion  for the academic school year 2020-2021 is February 28th.
Birchwood Dates:
-May 7th (Thursday)–Parent Information night in the Cafeteria at 7 p.m.
-May 8th–Grade 6 Orientation (a.m.)
Stonepark Dates:
February 21st–a.m. Annual Stonepark Band Orientation Concert
May 8th–Grade 6 half day orientation (a.m.)
Parent Information night to be announced.
WELCOME:
-Mrs. Merie Surkan, PEI Waste Watch will be here over the next couple of mornings presenting to our homeroom classes.
GAMEFORCE:
A number of Grade 6 students who have returned signed Permission Forms are remaining after school this week to participate in the GameForce program. Pick Up Time: 4:45 p.m.
Please Note: Please include an extra snack when packing lunch!
Family Violence Prevention Week–February 9th-15th:
Peace, love, kindness, healthy relationships and positive communication skills, healthy compromise are some of the tools we need to have peaceful, caring supportive, happy families.
ASSEMBLY:
Our classes will be attending a Character Education assembly this morning. Grades 5 & 6-9:30 a.m.; Grades 3 & 4-10:30 a.m.
LIBRARY:
There will be a meeting at Lunch recess in the Library for our leadership students regarding the upcoming Book Fair.

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