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, October 28, 2016

District Advisory Council News Correction

The District Advisory Council will be meeting on November 3rd.   This is a correction to the last post which indicated the meeting is the 5th.    Apologies for any confusion.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

District Advisory Council News

The District Advisory Council will be meeting once again on November 5th . At this meeting we will be going more in depth on our family of schools 5 priorities for change.  I will soon post on the H&S blog an update of what our school priorities look like.

Public meetings will be held across the Island beginning November 1-10 at each high school for each family of schools.  The public are encouraged to provide input to the school review either online, in writing or in person.


Stakeholders are given the opportunity to book a time to present at one of the 6 Public meetings. 
The Colonel Grey family if schools public meeting will be held on thursday, November 5th at 7:00pm at Colonel Grey Senior High School.


All up to date information on the new school change /review of schools can be accessed on the "Better Learning For All" website .


https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/education-early-learning-and-culture/school-review


Cleanup of Flowerbeds - Oct 29th



Looking for help to cleanup the front flower beds at the school.  It will be happening on October 29th (Saturday) at 10 am.  No equipment necessary.  Weather permitting. 

Thanks

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Consultation Options for Schools Under Review

The following information was sent to the District Advisory Council representatives for Colonel Gray Family of Schools from Bob Andrews.  It pertains to the consultation options for schools under review:

The public may provide input to the School Review online, in writing or in person. the following is the most up-to-date schedule of public meetings and opportunities for small group presentations.

Stakeholders have two options:

1. Individuals and small groups can book a 20-minute time slot on one of the dates listed from October 24 to 28. The exact locations will be determined shortly.

2. Individuals and groups can also book a time to present at one of the six public meetings from November 1 to 10.  These meetings will be held at the high school of each family under review.

Individual and Small Group Presentations
Mon, Oct 24, 1-6, Charlottetown
Tues, Oct 25, 1-6, Morell
Wed, Oct 26, 1-6, Kinkora
Thurs, Oct 27, 1-6, Westisle
Fri, Oct 28, 12-5, Montague

Public Meetings
Charlottetown Rural family of schools: Charlottetown Rural Senior High
Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Morell family of schools: Morell Regional High
Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m.

Colonel Gray family of schools: Colonel Gray Senior High
Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Kinkora family of schools: Kinkora Regional High
Monday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Westisle family of schools: Westisle Composite High
Tuesday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Montague family of schools: Montague Regional High
Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m.

Those wishing to, can book a time to present by sending an email to Bob Andrews at rgandrews@edu.pe.ca.


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Home and School Semi Annual Meeting - Oct 25th

The Home & School Federation will be holding their 63rd Semi Annual Meeting on October 25th in Rustico at Gulf Shore Consolidated School from 5:30-8-30pm.

Toni Geraci (Cafeteria Man) will be the key note speaker, as well as workshops run by Susan Roberts and Tammy Hubley-Little. 

All planning to go must preregister by contacting your home and school president Vanessa Ford at vanessaeford@hotmail.com or Deanna Bellamy at deannabellamy@Yahoo.com with your name, phone number and email address as well as if you need child care provided for that evening (if so please provide names and ages of all children attending)


Deadline for registration is Monday, October 17.


Your H&S Executives

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Halloween Dance Party - Oct 27th

Mark your calendars for the annual Halloween Dance! 

It will be held on Thursday, October 27th, 6:00 to 7:30pm 

All students must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $2 per person. 


Funds will go towards supporting the Core French program here at West Royalty School. 


There will be a Pumpkin Carving Contest, prizes for best costumes (parents that means you too!), and snacks... be sure to bring a few dollars along if you DARE to walk through the Haunted Hallway!! 


Please note that tickets will not be sold at the door.

Inside Out Day for Autism - Oct 14th


Friday, October 14th will be Inside Out Day for Autism. Staff and students are encouraged to wear their clothes inside out and bring in a loonie or toonie donation for PEI Autism Association.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

West Royalty Home and School wishes a Happy Thanksgiving to all.

We Hope everyone enjoys the long weekend!

Home and School Meeting Reminder

Our general home and school meeting will be held on Tuesday October 11th at 6:30 in the staff room at the school. 

Topics of discussion will include healthy snack initiatives, parent engagement grants, as well as other topics.  

Parents are encouraged to come out and be part of these discussions!!  

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Succesful Fall Fundraiser!

On behalf of West Royalty administration, teachers, staff, students, and your  Home & School, we would like to send out a sincere thank you to everyone who participated in our Fall Fundraiser!

Final numbers are still being calculated but we have had another successful year!
 

We have received several requests for late orders.  LATE ORDERS are accepted ONLINE ONLY until Friday, October 14 FOR PRIZE CREDIT.  

After Friday, you can shop year round with proceeds going to the school!


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 


Home and School

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Important Dates in October

Oct. 4 – Zone 3 Cross Country Championship 
(rain date Oct. 5)

Oct. 5 – International Walk to School Day 

(rain date Oct. 6)

Oct. 10 – Thanksgiving (NO SCHOOL)

Oct. 11 – Home and School meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 12 – Teddy Bear Clinic for K students

Oct. 22 – Provincial Cross Country championships in Mill River

Oct. 27 – Halloween Dance 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 27 & 28 – PEITF/CUPE Annual Convention (NO SCHOOL)

Oct. 30 – Orange & Black Day for Halloween

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Food Drive for Anderson House - October 3rd to 7th



West Royalty Elementary will be holding a food drive next week (October 3 - 7) for Anderson House. Staff and students are encouraged to bring in non-perishable food items.