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.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

H&S Meeting and Parent Engagement, H&S Executive Committee Nominations, PEI H&S Federation's 65th AGM, PEI School Crossing Guard and Bus Driver Awards, Caribou Math Contest, Provincial Science Fair, 2nd Annual Multicultural Kitchen Party

Home and School Meeting and Parent Engagement

The Home and School Bi-monthly meeting and Parent Engagement Session is scheduled for this Tuesday,  April 10th.  The meeting will begin at 6:00pm with the Parent Engagement session to follow at 7:00pm.

At this meeting we will be discussing School Wish List items to be purchased including Dynamic
Classroom requests,Teacher Resources, Grade Level Books, and more. All the money
raised from the Cookie Dough fundraiser will be directed to purchases at this meeting.
If you would like to voice your vote, please join us.

Following the meeting we will be hosting a Parent Engagement session on Cyber Wellness.  Show up or register by emailing westroyaltyhs@gmail.com or by calling the school at (902) 368-6790


Home and School Executive Committee Nominations

Each spring we encourage West Royalty parents to come forward and consider participating as a member of the Home and School Executive Committee for the upcoming school year.

There are vacant positions as a lead or co executive member for all positions including President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.

Nominations for Executive positions are currently being accepted and are due April by 30th. You can nominate yourself or another parent in the school by emailing westroyaltyhs@gmail.com.

Anyone who is interested in one of the positions or has any questions about getting involved in the Home and School Committee in any capacity is encouraged to attend the bimonthly meeting on Tuesday April 10th, 2018 at 6:00pm.

PEI Home and School Federation's 65th Annual General Meeting

Registration is open for the PEI Home and School Federation's 65th Annual General Meeting, April 14, 2018.

Any parent, guardian, teacher, administrator or staff member of a PEIHSF school is invited to the meeting with each member school appointing five (5) individuals to attend as voting delegates. Call for more details at 902-620-3186 or 1-800-916-0664.

PEI School Crossing Guard and Bus Driver Awards

 Get your nominations in for your favorite School Crossing Guard and Bus Drivers for these annual awards!

School Crossing Guard of the Year Award: This award recognizes a school crossing guard on Prince Edward Island for their service in keeping our walking students safe. Nominations deadline:April 27th.  Details are online at: http://peihsf.ca/awards

School Bus Driver of the Year Award: This award recognizes school bus drivers on Prince Edward Island for their service in keeping our students safe as they travel to and from school each day.  Nominations deadline:May 11thDetails are online at:  http://peihsf.ca/awards










Caribou Math Contest in April Results

We are again pleased with the results of 5th Caribou Contests. Our students are excelling and having great results.  Each student should be proud of their individual improvements.

In the Gr. 3/4 test we again had 5 students in the top 10 of the province.

Hani M. - 1st
Keira M. - 3rd
Gordan T. - 4th
Celina L. - 7th
Octavian L. - 10th

In the Gr. 5/5 test we again had 4 students in the top 10 of the province.

Gwen P. - 3rd
Joshbir R. - 5th
Luke B. - 7th
Jannah M. - 10th

A job well done to all our participants and congratulations to our ranked students!


Provincial Science Fair

West Royalty Elementary sent 8 Projects with 12 Students to the provincial Science Fair.

Kelsi MacKinnon, Rachel Turner, Zachary Chatfield, Julia Richard, Madi Pratt,
Nate MacDonald, Jannah McCallum, Julia Yetman, Gerrica Doucette,Alex forbes, Megan Nabuurs, Sophie MacIsaac.


Prizes

Jannah McCallum 
Grade 6 Gold Medal
Bio | Food | Tech- Food Technology Award
National Research Council - Canada Award
PEI Institute of Agrologists Prize
PEI Bio Alliance Award - 3rd Place
Avivagen Natural Health Award
Dr. Leon Loucks Award for Environment Stewardship & Sustainability - 1st Place Elementary

Julia Yetman
Grade 6 Gold Medals
Phytocultures Plant Biology Award - 2nd Place Elementary
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Prize - 2nd Place  Elementary

Gerrica Doucette
UPEI School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences Prize - 1st Place

Megan Nabuurs and Sophie MacIsaac
Psychological Association of PEI Award
PEI Massage Therapy Association Award



2nd Annual Multicultural Kitchen Party

West Royalty Elementary and West Royalty H&S  will be hosting our 2nd Annual event on Wednesday, June 20th.  We are looking for volunteers to help with the planning before the event and also help the day of.  If you would be interested please Contact Karma McCallum at shaitanee@hotmail.com.