Thursday, September 14, 2017 Day 5


Thursday, September 14th, 2017 Day 6

 Reminder that student fees are now due.  The deadline for forms packages sent home with students is this Friday, September 15th.


 The FIRST band practice of the year will be MONDAY morning for grade 8 band. All other bands will start practices next week also, Grade 9’s on Tuesday and Friday, Grade 8’s on Monday and Thursday and Grade 7’s Wednesday’s.  All practices start at 7:50 AM.

 Any grade 8 or 9 band students interested in playing in jazz band this year are asked to go to a meeting in the band room during your lunch on Monday.  There will be 2 meetings, one each lunch.

 Tomorrow is the first collection day for the band magazine campaign.  Collection will be done in the games room. Students need to bring in ALL your paper subscriptions and money to get double your points. You will get double your points for all on-line sales up to Midnight Friday.  Good Luck, if you need supplies, see Mr. Nabuurs.

 Girls Basketball – Everyone welcome!!!! Girls Basketball will be held this Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am – 12:00.  If you have your own basketball, please bring it with you.

 EWS Sing – There will be a 5 minute meeting, just before the break this morning with Ms. Campbell, for all students interested in being a part of EWS Sing! This choral group will have one practice a week and the opportunity to perform at some school functions, as well as outside the school during the Christmas/Holiday season and the Kwanis Music Festival.  Sign up for this group will take place at this meeting. Students are not to leave class until they hear  an announcement to call them to the lobby.

 Any student who would like to make a book request, can do so, by listing the novel on the book request sheet found at the circulation desk. The first order will be placed at the end of September. 

 Library Reminder – Students are reminded that the library is a place to come and work quietly. Students are asked to be respectful of the space and to be mindful of their surroundings, as well as, the students who are working. Students who cannot follow these rules may be asked to leave. Please note the date of your borrowed items and do your best to return your books during the date noted. Inquiries or questions regarding library books or other library issues can be directed to Mrs. Broussard in room 906 (9F in the grade nine hallway). – Thank-you!

 Yearbook Committee Applications – For grade nine students are now available.  Applications are located in an envelope on Mr. Martin’s door.  Please read the application carefully and return them by Tuesday, September 19th.

Cross Country RunningThursday after school from 3:15-4:15pm (the schedule for the week will be every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday). Everyone welcome – no experience necessary. Please sure to have your permission.


 WRESTLING CLUB – Any Students interested in the Wrestling Club this year, should register for Cross Country (this will be part of your pre-season training camp).

 Girl’s Volleyball Tryouts

Thursday, September 14th – 445-630

 Boy’s Soccer tryouts:

Thursday – 3:30 – 5:00

 Boy’s Volleyball

Thursday – 3:15 – 4:45 List will not be posted today.  All Boys are welcome to practice.

 Field Hockey –  Tryouts today 3:30-5:00 pm at EWS field.

 Intramurals – Outdoor Equipment sign-out.

Cafeteria – Teriyaki chicken served with rice and hot vegetables $5.25

Baked chicken nuggets with baked potato wedges and juice $5.00

Soup/salad/sandwich wrap combo $4.50


 Home and School news, September 2017

1.      Time to get involved: Home and School seeks to engage parents and school community members

Lisa MacDougall, President P.E.I. Home and School Federation writes a monthly Home and School news column for The Guardian

newspaper. Read the September 2017 column pasted below and online at:

  1. Federation to provide leadership training
    The federation is available to provide leadership training, facilitate meetings, and to help bring people together around common goals and visions. This year, leadership training opportunities will be offered that are tailored to the needs of local associations. Facilitators can help bring community members together to discuss common concerns, define their visions for their schools or develop plans for action on school food. Contact the Federation office at 902-620-3186, toll free 1-800-916-0664 or for more information and to book a leadership and engagement event.

  #LearnDay to shape future of learning 

  1. The Learning Partners Advisory Council is organizing #LearnDay, a free, full-day conversation on learning. Keynote speaker George Couros will share the ideas presented in his book, The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity. #LearnDay takes place on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Holland College’s Centre for Community Engagement in Charlottetown. Registration is now open at:

  4.  Home and School start-up

A Home and School start-up package was mailed to Association presidents on Sept. 1st. To get us off to a quick start, it would be appreciated if presidents and treasurers would fill out and send the documents enclosed in that envelope to the Federation office a.s.a.p.:  1. Presidents –  Contact Information Form    2. Treasurers –  Membership Fee Form

NOTE: If you received a package in the mail and are not the president, pass it on to the new president and call Shirley at the Federation office with the new information a.s.a.p.

  1. Semi-Annual Meeting

Save the date: Semi-Annual meeting. Tuesday, October 17th. This meeting is open to all parents, guardians, teachers and staff in your school. A complete registration package will be circulated to presidents in September.

For more information, contact the Federation office at: 902-620-3186, toll free 1-800-916-0664 or



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