Welcome to the West Royalty Home & School Association!

We hope that this site will help keep you informed of what's going on at West Royalty Elementary School and allow you to become actively involved in your child's educational experience.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Spring Fling Today

Come join the West Royalty School community for a fun filled family evening. 

Friday May 27th 5:30-7:30pm

Tickets available at the door. $3.00 each or $10.00 for a family of 4. 

Games, Face painting and prizes to be won!

Food will also be available for purchase.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

School Flower Beds

We are going to be working on the flower bed in front of the school on May 28, at 10:00 am.  Anyone who would like to help out is welcome to drop by.  No special tools or skills required. 

Spring Fling Tickets

Just a reminder that spring fling tickets should be purchased no later than May 25. 

Volunteers are still welcome too!!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Spring Fling Volunteers

The Home and School Association is short on volunteers for the Spring Fling being held Friday, May 27th from 5:00pm to 7:30pm.   If you are able to help out please contact Wanda by email at w_l_d@hotmail.com

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SOS - Support Our Students (and Save Our Subscriptions)

PLEASE HELP US! 
Save your magazine orders and renewals for our
QSP Fundraising Program!

OUR FUNDRAISER IS RETURNING THIS FALL
(with some exciting changes)!
AND YOU CAN HELP US!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

YOU CAN WAIT FOR OUR FUNDRAISER TO RETURN IN THE FALL OR GO ONLINE AT ANYTIME TO ORDER MAGAZINES:
GO TO www.QSP.ca and support our school.
USE ONLINE ID 3730223

Remember, if you ever have a question regarding your magazine orders,
please call QSP Customer Service directly at 1-800-667-2536.

Thank you in advance for your support.  We look forward to a successful campaign!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Community News

Canadian Atlas of Child and Youth Injury Prevention

The  portal http://injuryevidence.ca/ has a tremendous amount of resources and data on injury.  It is searchable by many variables including region, type of injury, etc. It took many years to develop and will be sustained by the Parachute organization: http://www.parachutecanada.org/ .  



 Annual Write for a Better World, World Literacy Canada:

 Calling all writers in grades 5 to 8: fight for literacy and get published with World Literacy Canada! The annual Write for A Better World contest is back with the prompt to write a 400 word story about looking at yourself through another person's perspective.
More details at: http://www.worldlit.ca/canada-programs/write-for-a-better-world/   





May 2016 is Census Month
 
Statistics Canada developed a Community Supporter Toolkit to provide citizens with helpful tools to fill out the 2016 Census Form. 
Click here for more:  http://www.census.gc.ca/ccr16b/ccr16b_001-eng.html

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Nominate a School Bus Driver

Nominate a school bus driver for the 2016 School Bus Driver of the Year Award. Submit nominations to the PEI Home and School Federation by deadline: Friday, May 13, 2016.  More details at: 

http://peihsf.ca/bus_driver_award

Welcome to Kindergarten (WTK) / SMARTSaver

Dates/ times for WTK sessions are outlined on the English Language School Board’s website at: 

http://www.gov.pe.ca/edu/elsb/parents_students/wtk-sessions/  



SMARTSaver  information cards are given to parents across Canada to help save for higher education. Find details at:

http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/news/tlp-supports-smartsaver-to-help-families-save-for-higher-education

2016 Annual Meeting Summary Notes

The 2016 post-Annual Meeting details are being posted online including draft minutes, and summaries of the “Work-shopping Different Models For Education” and "Success Story Speed Dating" workshops on the Federation’s website at

http://peihsf.ca/agm

English Language School Board

The next school board of trustees’ meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m. at the Stratford school board office.   Find details here

http://www.gov.pe.ca/edu/elsb/board_of_trustees/school-board-meetings/

District Advisory Council Meeting Highlights

District Advisory Councils are completing their second round of meetings.  Check the department’s website for meeting highlights at

http://www.gov.pe.ca/eecd/DAC#agenda

Education, Early Learning and Culture

The new Education Act was tabled in the legislature on Thursday, April 28, 2016.    

Find the 2016-2017 School Calendar at 
  
 http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/eelccalendar16.pdf