February 28th (Thursday)–DAY 4

MUSIC:
Advance Notice–Honour choir concert Saturday, March 2nd, 2 p.m. at Park Royal Church. All welcome!
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–Grade 6 Boys
UPCOMING:
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 6th, 7th & 8th–Book Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
PINK SHIRTS:
The school is a “ray of pink” today in recognition of National Pink Shirt Day.  Cst. Cindy Bowering and Cst. Louanne McQuaid will be presenting to our classes this morning. Welcome!
BOOK FAIR:
Students will have a scheduled opportunity to visit the Book Fair during the school day on Wednesday, March 6th or Thursday, March 7th. The hours are as follows:
Wednesday, March 6th–8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 7th–8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, March 8th–8:00 a.m.-11 a.m.
YEARBOOKS:
The order deadline for 2018-2019 yearbooks is Friday, April 19th for on-line orders and Thursday, April 18th for in-school orders. In addition to in-school orders, our on-line Hot Lunch program is set up to receive orders as well as Lifetouch (ybpay.lifetouch.ca
ID Code: 11542619) Cost: $25.00.
Please Note: We don’t stock extra yearbooks to sell in June; therefore, this is the only opportunity if your student is interested in receiving a yearbook.
EARLY CLOSURES/DELAYS:
We remind parents to listen  to the radio on a regular basis and check out the storm or Public Schools Branch websites in case their is a delay or Early Closure. Also, buses that have been delayed due to breakdown, etc., are announced on the radio.
COMMUNITY NOTE:
Free public skate (2-3 p.m.) this Sunday at the Pownal Rink. Free hot chocolate!

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February 27th (Wednesday)–DAY 3

EARLY CLOSURES/DELAYS:
We remind parents to listen  to the radio on a regular basis and check out the storm or Public Schools Branch websites in case their is a delay or Early Closure. Also, buses that have been delayed due to breakdown, etc., are announced on the radio.
MUSIC:
First Recess–
Honour Choir
After School (2:35-3:35 p.m.)–Glee Club
Advance Notice–Honour choir concert Saturday, March 2nd, 2 p.m. at Park Royal Church. All welcome!
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–Grade 6 Girls
UPCOMING:
February 27th (Today)–National Pink Shirt Day
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 6th, 7th & 8th–Book Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
PINK SHIRTS:
The school is a “ray of pink” today in recognition of National Pink Shirt Day.  Cst. Cindy Bowering and Cst. Louanne McQuaid will be presenting to our classes this morning. Welcome!
BOOK FAIR:
Students will have a scheduled opportunity to visit the Book Fair during the school day on Wednesday, March 6th or Thursday, March 7th. The hours are as follows:
Wednesday, March 6th–8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 7th–8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday, March 8th–8:00 a.m.-11 a.m.
YEARBOOKS:
The order deadline for 2018-2019 yearbooks is Friday, April 19th for on-line orders and Thursday, April 18th for in-school orders. In addition to in-school orders, our on-line Hot Lunch program is set up to receive orders as well as Lifetouch (ybpay.lifetouch.ca
ID Code: 11542619) Cost: $25.00.
Please Note: We don’t stock extra yearbooks to sell in June; therefore, this is the only opportunity if your student is interested in receiving a yearbook.

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March News from PEI Home & School Federation

Prince Edward Island Home and School Federation’s
66th Annual Meeting & Convention “Stop. Collaborate & Listen”
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Rodd Charlottetown hotel, 75 Kent Street Charlottetown, PEI
Every school is encouraged to send representatives! Parent, educators and students are welcome! The registration package has been post-mailed to Home and School Presidents and is available online at: http://peihsf.ca/agm  One registered delegate will win a one night’s stay on Friday, April 12/19 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel.  Register your school’s delegates by Friday, March 29th
2. Proposed 2019 Resolutions…..
Local Home and Schools are asked to review the proposed resolutions at a local association meeting,  vote on each one and pass the voting results on to your voting delegates so they will vote on behalf of their local Home and School at the AGM,  April 13. Resolutions were mailed to presidents and are posted online at: http://peihsf.ca/agm/resolutions.
“3”Announcing: Steve McQuaid Volunteer of the Year and Life Membership Awards.
Each year at the Annual Meeting & Convention, Home and School volunteers are recognized for their volunteer efforts in their association and at their local school. Home and School Home and Schools may submit nominations for these awards by the deadline:  March 15, 2019.
Find criteria attached and online at: http://peihsf.ca/content/awards
“4” Does your Grade 4-8 student need extra help in math?
A UPEI research project is offering a free, eight-week after-school program. Find out how to register your child at:  http://www.upei.ca/communications/news/2019/02/does-your-grade-4-8-student-need-extra-help-math
Does your Grade 4–8 student need extra help in math? | UPEI
UPEI is a public liberal arts and science university committed to encouraging and fostering critical, creative, and independent thinking and research.  www.upei.ca
Other community news:
Great Big Crunch, March 28, 2019 marks the 12th Anniversary of the Great Big Crunch.
Tignish Elementary School is participating again this year! 
How the Great Big Crunch works:
You register to munch with us before crunch day. You can sign up for yourself, your class, your school or your whole school board!
We share fun curriculum linked class activities and recommend some fresh local produce for you to snack on.
You get all your friends together and take a synchronized bite at 2:30pm EST on March 28th, 2019. Don’t forget to share your crunch photos with us using #GreatBigCrunch.
Get a Great Big Crunch Certificate (English/French) to proudly display on your wall..
Find out more at:  https://foodshare.net/program/crunch/
The West Prince Community Partnership Committee, Health PEI, Rural Action Centre, West Prince Chamber of Commerce, PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada, and RDÉE Î.-P.-É. Inc., wish to invite you to Here to Stay.  Here to Stay is a West Prince community engagement event in support of the retention of new residents, specifically physicians, healthcare practitioners, and their families.  Details include: Tuesday, 5 March 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Mill River Resort Road Bloomfield, PEI.
*  Community Sector Network of PEI (CSN PEI) – a newly minted CSN PEI was officially launched on February 14th.  For more info, go to the CSN PEI facebook page: facebook.com/CSNPEI/
History Award for Excellence in Teaching – Canada’s History Society is seeking nominations for this award at: CanadasHistory.ca/GGAward  |   jdawson@canadashistory.ca
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)
www.peihsf
peihsf@edu.pe.ca
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February 25th (Tuesday)–DAY 2

MUSIC:
First Recess–
Honour Choir
After School (2:35-3:30)–Spoons Group
Advance Notice–Glee Club after school tomorrow
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–Grade 4 boys
UPCOMING:
February 27th (Wednesday)–National Pink Shirt Day
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
YEARBOOKS:
The order deadline for 2018-2019 yearbooks is Friday, April 19th for on-line orders and Thursday, April 18th for in-school orders. In addition to in-school orders, our on-line Hot Lunch program is set up to receive orders as well as Lifetouch (ybpay.lifetouch.ca
ID Code: 11542619) Cost: $25.00.
Please Note: We don’t stock extra yearbooks to sell in June; therefore, this is the only opportunity if your student is interested in receiving a yearbook.
PINK SHIRTS:
Tomorrow we recognize National Pink Shirt Day. Students and staff are invited to wear something pink!

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February 22nd (Friday)–DAY 1

MUSIC:
First Recess–
Rhythm Group
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–no intramurals today
UPCOMING:
February 25th (Monday)–Professional Learning Day–No Classes
February 27th (Wednesday)–National Pink Shirt Day
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
WELCOME:
-Once again we welcome to our school Merie Surkan from P.E.I. Waste Watch. She is presenting to our final group of classes today .
-We welcome Dr. Megan Glover, UPEI Professor to our school this morning. She’ll be presenting on space to our 6B class.
YEARBOOKS:
The order deadline for 2018-2019 yearbooks is Friday, April 19th for on-line orders and Thursday, April 18th for in-school orders. In addition to in-school orders, our on-line Hot Lunch program is set up to receive orders as well as Lifetouch (ybpay.lifetouch.ca
ID Code: 11542619) Cost: $25.00.
Please Note: We don’t stock extra yearbooks to sell in June; therefore, this is the only opportunity if your student is interested in receiving a yearbook.
NO CLASSES-Monday, February 25th:
Monday is a Professional Learning Day for staff in the Eastern division of  our school families. As a result there will be no classes Monday, February 25th. Students return to class on Tuesday, February 26th.

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Weather Related Message – Thursday, Feb. 21st

Regular classes will proceed as per normal today and we will dismiss at our regular time.

All after school student related activities, however, are cancelled for today

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February 21st (Thursday)–DAY 6

PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–no intramurals today
UPCOMING:
February 25th (Monday)–Professional Learning Day–No Classes
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
WELCOME:
We welcome to our school Merie Surkan from P.E.I. Waste Watch. She’ll be presenting to our classes over the next 2 days.
YEARBOOKS:
The order deadline for 2018-2019 yearbooks is Friday, April 19th for on-line orders and Thursday, April 18th for in-school orders. In addition to in-school orders, our on-line Hot Lunch program is set up to receive orders as well as Lifetouch (ybpay.lifetouch.ca
ID Code: 11542619) Cost: $25.00.
Please Note: We don’t stock extra yearbooks to sell in June; therefore, this is the only opportunity if your student is interested in receiving a yearbook.

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February 20th (Wednesday)–DAY 5

MUSIC:
First Recess–
Drum Group
Second Recess–
Dance Group
After school (2:35-3:45 p.m.)–Glee Club
After School (until 4:30 p.m.)–Honour Choir
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–
UPCOMING:
February 25th (Monday)–Professional Learning Day–No Classes
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
WELCOME:
We welcome to our school Merie Surkan from P.E.I. Waste Watch. She’ll be presenting to our classes over the next 3 days.

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February 19th (Tuesday)–DAY 4

MUSIC:
First Recess–
Honour Choir
After school (2:35-3:45 p.m.)–The Musical Spoons Group
Advance Notice:
After School Tomorrow (2:35-3:45 p.m.)–Glee Club
After School Tomorrow (2:36-4:30 p.m.)–Honour Choir
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
 “After School Badminton Club” will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. from January 29th until March 7th:
Tuesdays-Grade 5
Thursdays-Grade 6
Reminder: Students must have after school transportation arranged prior to arrival at school.
 First Recess–Intramurals-Grade 6 Boys
UPCOMING:
February 25th (Monday)–Professional Learning Day–No Classes
March 4th-8th–Late French Immersion Registration
March 5th (Tuesday)–Interim Learning Reports Go Home
March 5th (Tuesday)–
Science Fair
March 8th (Friday)–Parent-Teacher Interviews–No Classes
March 27th (Wednesday)–Provincial Science Fair
March 18th-22nd–March Break–No Classes
HOME & SCHOOL:
-Plan now to attend the next Home & School meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m.
WELCOME:
We welcome to our school Nick Steele & Will Mingo, former students. They will be volunteering with us in the mornings until June 7th (co-op student placement program).

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School Survey

Parents, it’s that time of year again, School Survey!Please use the link to fill out this years school survey. http://www.ourschool.net/jhfcs

Thank you

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