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Friday, April 6, 2012

Highlights from the PEI Home & School Federation April Update

"HOME AND SCHOOL AND YOU"
Look for this column in The Guardian newspaper, April 4, 2012 and on our website at www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/featured.html "The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. Diogenes Laertius - Greek Philosopher...Recently, the Canadian Home and School Federation (CHSF) called on the Harper Government to establish a Minister of State for Children and Youth. This diverse portfolio...." This column is written by Owen Parkhouse, PEIHSF President

MINISTER OF STATE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH - JOIN US ON TWITTER
Recently, the Canadian Home and School Federation (CHSF) called on the Harper Government to establish a Minister of State for Children and Youth. PEIHSF will begin a Twitter campaign "Support for Minister of State for Children and Youth! " to advocate for this position using the power of social media.
Click here, http://www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/ Follow us on Twitter with your comment.

DONATE - Canada Helps
The Federation has signed up with Canada Helps to make it easier for the public to donate towards the work of the Home and School movement in Prince Edward Island.
See Donate button on our Home Page: www.edu.pe.ca/peihsf/

Sticks and Stones
PAGE, a group of parent representatives from Parkside, Athena, Greenfield and Elm Street Home and School associations, released the results of a parent, staff and student survey conducted in their schools which focussed on bullying on March 28th. Contact Joanna Stewart 436-6120 or bjstewart@eastlink.ca for more details.

SCHOOL BOARD April Meetings
WSB April 4/12, 8 p.m. Summerside School Board office, http://www.edu.pe.ca/wsb/westindex.htm
ESD April 11/12, 7 p.m. East Wiltshire Interm. http://www.edu.pe.ca/esd/main/school_board_meetings.htm

OTHER
** NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK - April 15 - 21, 2012 www.volunteer.ca/nvw

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