East Wiltshire Intermediate School

Friday, February 9th, 2018 Day 4


Friday, February 9th, 2018 Day 4

  PURPLE RIBBON CAMPAIGN – Will be next week. Students and staff are encouraged to wear purple next Wednesday, February 14th to raise awareness about violence and abuse. Purple is a colour associated with suffering but also with power and transformation.  All of society is affected by violence.  We urge women and girls, men and boys to wear a purple ribbon.  Peer Helpers will be distributing ribbons to all students.

The next Science Fair Club meeting will take place in Mme. Deveau’s homeroom on Wednesday after school from 3:15-4:30-pm.

 Valentine’s Dance – will be hle3d February 15th from 7:00-10:00pm. The entry cost will be $5.00.  Hope to see everyone there!!!!!

 All Band Practices are back to their usual times for next week starting with grade 8’s on Monday.

 Next Home and School meeting will be held Wednesday, February 21st @ 7:00pm in the Library Everyone welcome! 

 Crush Soda Fundraiser will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week at both lunches. Play a toonie and have a pop sent to a friend or your crush anonymously.  Student Council please check the Google Classroom as soon as possible to sign up for a shift

.Yoga – Will be held Tuesdays after school 3:15-4:15pm. Everyone welcome!

The East Wiltshire 2017/2018 Yearbook is now available for pre-order on line at : https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/ The school ID is 12514618.    We have 300 copies available and last years book sold out. Books are $30.00.

  Parent Information Meetings for the Late French Immersion Program

Late French Immersion parent information meetings will be held at the following locations for parents of Grade 6 students who plan to enrol their children in Grade 7 Late French Immersion in September, 2018:

Below are the dates and storm dates for each of the schools hosting a parent information meeting for the Late French Immersion program. 

 Intramural Athletes of the Month: Congratulations to the following students:

Grade 7: Ella MacPherson & Dominik Pineau

Grade 8: Georgia Mallett, Cameron McQuaid, & Pius McMurrer

Grade 9: Renee Arsenault, Mariah Buchanan, & Aiden Pot

 WEATHER PERMITTING DOWNHILL SKIING CLUB – To be advised 3:30pm – 8:00pm.  Students must sign up by sending an email to Mr. Galaise (with name and class) ssgalaise@cloud.edu.pe.ca

Students are to take ski bus to Brookvale.This is a chaperoned activity that is not school sanctioned and students are expected to conduct themselves appropriately under the rules and conduct guides of Brookvale. Please make note of the following: *Equipment must be brought to the school that day and stored in the games room (Students responsibility)

*Helmets are mandatory

*Must arrange own transportation home from Brookvale at 8:15pm.

*STUDENTS  MUST SIGN THE SHEET OUTSIDE MR. GALAISE’S CLASSROOM (EACH WEEK)  TO CONFIRM THAT THEY ARE ATTENDING SKI CLUB THAT WEEK, there will be two sheets one for students taking the bus and another for students arriving later ( ie. Students attending after hockey academy). *Bus will leave at 3:15 from the school and students must register with Mr. Galaise at the side door at Brookvale when they arrive. *Cost is $6.00 for ski pass and $8.00 rental which is valid for 4 hours from the arrival time

This activity is part of the “Healthy Local Food at East Wiltshire Intermediate School” program, funded by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Community Food Security and Food Education grant.”

Bowl for Kids Sake will take place on March 3rd and 4th in Charlottetown, Summerside, Tignish, North Rustico and Souris.  This year’s theme is Halloween and there will be prizes for most money raised, best costume and best team name.  There is a chance to win two tickets anywhere West Jet flies in North America.  This event is our second biggest fundraiser that supports all of our programs.  More information can be found  

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake 2018

Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th.

Variety of tasks include: Greeter, Food Table, and Prize Table.  They are flexible in length and times of volunteer shifts.

If interested, please have participant contact

Heather Doran
Communications and Development Manager
Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI


  Come paint some fun with us! “Silly Valentine Heart”

Youth Paint Classes at York Point Community Center, 355 York Point Rd

Sat Feb 10 10:00-12:30

We provide everything you need to paint and take home an 11×14 canvas in one class. Participants are generally 8-14, but younger painters have joined us with an adult assistant. Each painting is $20.oo and as usual, please wear something you don’t mind getting paint on. For information or to reserve a seat, call Tracy @ 902-388-6800