Minutes of February 22, 2013 Meeting

President's Report

On Friday February 22nd, there will be a movie night at the school. The movie will be Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, and it's intended for older students, which was highlighted on the notice that went home.

Eileen Higginbotham has started a blog about the puppies that are in the school (http://princestreetpuppyproject.wordpress.com/). Also, the dogs have been awarded the IslwAward. It will be given out in Summerside in April.

At the corners of Euston and Prince Street, the audio and buttons don't work. The audio had been turned off for the time being as it was too loud during the night and disturbing the residents in the area. The parts have been sent to Toronto to be adjusted.

Staff Appreciation Week was February 11-15. Parents brought in snacks from Monday to Thursday and some parents made the staff lunch on Friday. There was gift bags also given out to staff. There was also gift cards given out to the bus drivers and the crossing guards.

Terry MacIsaac will be in Toronto the week of February 25 to March 1st. He will be attending a conference and receive an awarded as he is one of 30 principals form across Canada to be picked as one of the best principals in Canada.

There was a survey done about health which was done about grades 5-6. The results can be found on the Home and School website.

Principal's Report

Parent Teacher Interviews will be on Thursday March 7th in the evening and all day on Friday March 8th. Report cards will be going out on Tuesday March 5th.

There will be another fundraiser done starting on Tuesday February 26th and the money and orders will be due back on Tuesday March 12.

The Dental Clinic will be starting on February 25th. There will no cost to families. Permission slips will be sent hone concerning fluoride and cleaning.

On Friday, March 1st, there be an Art Blitz in the afternoon.

On Thursday, March 7th, there will an assembly at 1pm.

Anti- Bullying is on February 27. The kids can wear a pink shirt if they have one.

Trinity United Church will be holding their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday March 9th. The proceeds will go to Prince Street's Breakfast Program.

There will be a baseball clinic put on by the Blue Jays Fund. The cost is free and will be on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 at the school gym. It will be for grade 4-6 students.

There will be no school on Friday March 29th (Good Friday) and Monday April 1st (Easter Monday) due to it being the Easter weekend.

There was a skate held at Simmons Arena on February 13th (Kindergarten to grade 2) and February 14th (grades 3-6).

The date for the Spring Fling has been set for Friday May 31st.

There is a Parent Engagement Grant of up to $1000. We will be doing a Young Author's Night later in the year.

Date for Next Meeting

The next Home School meeting will be Tuesday April 9th at 6:30 pm.