May 16th (Wednesday)–DAY 2

MUSIC:
First Recess–Honor Choir students who sang at the Human Rights Day in December are asked to bring their Glee t-shirts tomorrow.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
First Recess–High Jump & Shot Put practice
Field 1-Grade 5
Field 2-Grade 6
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th. Thank you for your support!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th. Every effort will be made not to disturb classes during those days.
-Information going home with students today regarding the upcoming trip to Roma National Historic Site at Three Rivers, Brudenell. The following is the schedule (the bus will leave the school at 8:45 a.m. and return by 2 p.m.):
6C & 6E….Monday, June 11th
6A, 6B & 6D….Tuesday, June 12th
6F & 6G…….Wednesday, June 13th
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Thursday, May 17th (Please note: due to a scheduling change, 5B & 5C will be going tomorrow. Lunches that were ordered on-line will be delivered to students.) 
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence went home with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGES FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
-Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
-Meeting tonight in the Library at 6:30 p.m.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.
SUNSCREEN:
We remind parents to include sunscreen in kit bags if your child has fair skin and instruct him/her to apply this protection when outside for any length of time if the UV factor is high. Many Physical Education classes and other activities will be held outside over the coming weeks.
A SPECIAL “SHOUT OUT:”
Congratulations to our Special Olympic Team who represented our school at the grand opening of the Special Olympics Bowling Championship yesterday. Transportation was provided by chartered bus; our Grade 5 Leadership students accompanied our athletes in addition to Mrs. Gass, Resource teacher,  and Educational Assistants!
NO CLASSES-May 21st:
Monday is designated as Victoria Day; as a result, there will be no classes.

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May 15th (Tuesday)–DAY 1

MUSIC:
First Recess–Honor Choir & Friends
PHYSICAL EDUCATION-(classes outside today!):
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 5
Field 2-Grade 6
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th. Thank you for your support!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th. Every effort will be made not to disturb classes during those days.
-Information going home with students today regarding the upcoming trip to Roma National Historic Site at Three Rivers, Brudenell. The following is the schedule (the bus will leave the school at 8:45 a.m. and return by 2 p.m.):
6C & 6E….Monday, June 11th
6A, 6B & 6D….Tuesday, June 12th
6F & 6G…….Wednesday, June 13th
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence went home with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGES FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
-Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
-Meeting tonight in the Library at 6:30 p.m.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.
SUNSCREEN:
We remind parents to include sunscreen in kit bags if your child has fair skin and instruct him/her to apply this protection when outside for any length of time if the UV factor is high. Many Physical Education classes and other activities will be held outside over the coming weeks.
EXTRA CURRICULAR:
Good luck to our Special Olympic Team and our Grade 5 Leadership Group. The are off to UPEI this morning!

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May 14th (Monday)–DAY 6

MUSIC:
Second Recess–Honor Choir & Friends who sang a few weeks ago at Holland College.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION-(classes outside today!):
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Monday–1000M run
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 4
Field 2-Grade 6
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th. Thank you for your support!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th.
-Information going home with students today regarding the upcoming trip to Roma National Historic Site at Three Rivers, Brudenell. The following is the schedule (the bus will leave the school at 8:45 a.m. and return by 2 p.m.):
6C & 6E….Monday, June 11th
6A, 6B & 6D….Tuesday, June 12th
6F & 6G…….Wednesday, June 13th
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5E-Monday, May 14th (today)
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence going home today with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGE FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.
SUNSCREEN:
We remind parents to include sunscreen in kit bags if your child has fair skin and instruct him/her to apply this protection when outside for any length of time if the UV factor is high. Many Physical Education classes and other activities will be held outside over the coming weeks.

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May 11th (Friday)–DAY 5

MUSIC:
First Recess–Beauty & The Beast Cast Party
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
Monday–1000M run
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 4
Field 2-Grade 6
Thank you to  Callum Wood, representatives of Tennis PEI. They were presenting to our students all week!!!
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th. Thank you for your support!
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Final round of HPV immunizations will be held tomorrow morning (May 11th).
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th.
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5E-Monday, May 14th
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence going home today with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGE FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.
WELCOME:
We welcome Mrs. Esther Currie and her Public Health Nursing team to our school this morning. They are administering the final round of HPV immunizations to Grade 6 students.

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May 10th (Thursday)–DAY 4

MUSIC:
Second Recess–Grade 6 closing music leaders
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
First Recess–150M sprint
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 4
Field 2-Grade 5
We welcome Callum Wood and Kitty Yin to our school this week. They are representatives of Tennis PEI and will be presenting to students.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Mrs. Callaghan and Mrs. Fraser are here processing final orders. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
NOTES FOR GRADE 6 STUDENTS:
-Parent Information Session: Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
(Information session for Stonepark: 7 p.m. May 22nd)
Student Orientation Day: Friday, May 18
Time: 9:10 – 11:30 for Birchwood & Stonepark
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
-Final round of HPV immunizations will be held tomorrow morning (May 11th).
-Assessments: May 15th-18th; June 6th & 7th.
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5E-Monday, May 14th
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd.
-Correspondence going home today with our Grade 4 English classes regarding the annual trip to Allisary Marsh on Wednesday, May 30th. Please return Permission Slips as soon as possible.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGE FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.

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Coupon Book Orders

Orders will be received tomorrow (May 10th)–the deadline has been extended–this will be the final day!!!

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May 9th (Wednesday)-Day 3

MUSIC:
Second Recess–Honour Choir & friends
PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
Track & Field Schedule This Week:
First Recess–600M run
Meet: May 28th at UPEI
Field 1-Grade 4
Field 2-Grade 5
We welcome Callum Wood and Kitty Yin to our school this week. They are representatives of Tennis PEI and will be presenting to students.
COUPON BOOKLETS:
Mrs. Callaghan and Mrs. Fraser are here processing final orders. Books will be sent home on Friday, May 18th.
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: 9:10 – 11:30
Location: Birchwood Cafeteria
-Information went home regarding the year-end trip to Magic Mountain! Deadline: Friday, May 25th. Date of Trip: Thursday, June 21st.
CHESS CLUB:
-2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays
UPCOMING:
-Correspondence went home with Grade 5 students today regarding the annual” free”, all day, Water Conservation presentation to be held at the Stratford Town Hall. Listed below is the schedule:
5E-Monday, May 14th
5A & 5D-Tuesday, May 15th
5G, 5F & 5Z-Wednesday, May 16th
5B & 5C-Friday, May 18th
This is an all-day presentation; therefore, students will need to bring snacks and lunch (fish & nut free along with beverage(s).
-The Orientation session for parents of students attending Grade 4 this fall will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd
SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
Payment available on line (present Grade 4 & 5) as well as during the office hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. As well, we will be receiving the fee for present Grade 3’s at the Orientation Evening, May 23rd.
MESSAGE FROM HOME & SCHOOL:
Save the Date for our annual Spring Fling.  This year it is being held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Glen Stewart Primary School.
The Spring Fling is a fundraising event put on by the Glen Stewart Primary and Stratford Elementary Home and School.  Tickets are required to participate in the activities (Games, Inflatables, etc.) offered at this event and can also be used to purchase food.  Tickets will be sold at both schools during the lunch break on both Thursday May 31st and Friday June 1st. They will also be available to be purchased on site the evening of June 1.  The cost of a ticket is $.50 and most activities require between 1 and 2 tickets. This is a fun filled family event and all are welcome.
YEAR-END NOTES:
-Information went home with Grade 5 students regarding their year-end trip on Monday June 25th. Please have the cost for this all-day event along with the Permission Form to homeroom teachers on or before Friday, June 8th.

 

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