Posted by: belfastcons | February 8, 2016

All after school activities are canceled this evening.

All after school activities are canceled at the school for this evening.  This would include the basketball game between Gulf Shore and Belfast.

If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Posted by: belfastcons | February 8, 2016

Announcements: Feb. 8, 2016

Good morning!  It is Monday, February 8th and it is day 1 in our cycle.  Mr. MacPhail, our school counselor, is here today.

In our lunchroom today we are selling chicken burgers.  Tomorrow we will be offering grilled cheese.

Congratulations to our basketball team who had a rough start to the game in Morell last Thursday but a great second half losing 44-25.  Top offensive player was Cam White with 13 points.  Top defensive player was Braden Gillis with 7 steals.

Good luck to our basketball team when they play Gulf Shore here today at 4:30.

Thanks to all those who participated in the foul shooting competition on Friday.  We had 15 participants.  Winners were Dorian Harcourt, Isaac Edward, Carrie Docherty, Jack Munro, Jillian Panton-MacDonald, Cam White and Berry Genge.

There will be no drama this week.

Quote for the day – ” A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. – Nelson Mandela”

We would like to wish a very happy belated birthday to Jack Munro.

Have a great day!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 5, 2016

No School Today

Good Morning.  Due to the severity of the weather forecast, there will be no classes today.  It will be a system wide shutdown.

Have a great day.

Posted by: belfastcons | February 4, 2016

Announcements: Feb. 4, 2016

Good Morning!  It is Thursday, February 4th and it is day 6 in our cycle. We would like to welcome Angela Carpendale, Harris Campbell, Molly Bell and Margo Stewart who are here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling pasta and garlic bread.

Good luck to our basketball team when they play Morell at 4:30 p.m.

Good luck to our gymnastics competitors at Montague today.

There will be no gymnastics at recess today.

Enjoy this mild February day!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 3, 2016

Wellness Presentation Information for Parents

Wellness Presentation Information
Anxiety, Coping and Healthy Relationships
Date: March 2nd, 2016
Location: Montague Consolidated School
Time: 6:30PM -8:30PM
Jaime Griffin of Women’s Network PEI will lead a session on Healthy Relationships. She will examine what healthy (and unhealthy) relationships look like. You will learn parenting skills from a strength based approach to enhance your communication with your child. There will be time for conversation and handouts for participants to take home.
Susana Rutherford and her colleague Lacey Mallet, recent graduates of the Holland College Nursing Program, will lead participants through defining anxiety, defining what is normal anxiety and what may be cause for concern; how to cope and how to be resilient. Participants will leave with a “toolbox” of positive coping strategies for them and their child.
Both presentations will share community resources available locally, with a focus on what parents CAN do for their child.
For additional information, please contact:
Ghislaine O’Hanley
Education and Engagement Co-ordinator
PEI Home and School Federation
902 620 -3186
peihsfcoordinator@edu.pe.ca

Posted by: belfastcons | February 3, 2016

Announcements: Feb 3, 2016

Good morning!  It is Wednesday, February 3rd and it is day 5 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Taylor Johnson, Janice Mingrone and Margo Stewart who are here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling Famous Peppers Pizza.

Wrestling today after school until 4:00 p.m.

Gymnastics today after school until 4:00 p.m.

Basketball game tomorrow in Morell  at 4:30 p.m.

Congratulations to last weeks Bulldog of the week, Brady Vincent.  He was selected for helping another student.  He was selected by Sofia Buffa.

Badminton forms to Mr. Munro or Mr. Johnson.

Quote for the day – “Always shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Have a great Wednesday!

 

 

 

Posted by: belfastcons | February 1, 2016

Announcements: Feb. 1, 2016

Good morning!  It is Monday, February 1st and it is day 4 in our cycle.  Mr. MacPhail, our school counselor, is here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken burgers.

Parents are reminded there is NO SCHOOL TOMORROW.  Teachers will be attending “a school effectiveness day”.  Wednesday will be day 5 in our cycle.

Basketball practice today after school until 3:45 p.m.  Game in Morell on Thursday at 4:30.

Staff meeting today after school at 2:40.

Wrestling Wednesday after school until 4 p.m.

Great job yesterday by our students, staff, and community who raised $46,000 through the on-line auction and concert yesterday!  It was great to see so many staff and students out to support Callum and his family.  People came Island wide to see the concert and donate!  AWESOME!

We would like to wish very happy birthday greetings to Owen Byers!

Quote for the day – as selected by Grade 7/8 – “All great achievements require time. – Maya Angelou”

Have great first day of February!

 

Posted by: belfastcons | February 1, 2016

Home and School Newsletter Information

  1. Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week (TSAW) February 14 – 20, 2016

Home and Schools are reminded to celebrate all school staff during this week of recognition.

 Annual Reports

Presidents are asked to please submit Annual Reports to the Federation office by:   Friday, Feb. 29, 2016. See template attached and online at: http://peihsf.ca/content/template-presidents-annual-reports

  1. Volunteer of the Year / Life Membership Awards / School Bus Driver

Nominate a Home and School member for the 2016 Volunteer of the Year and/or   Life Membership Award by March 4, 2016.   Nominate a school bus driver for the 2016 School Bus Driver of the Year Award by May 15, 2016 More at: http://peihsf.ca/content/awards

  1. AGM – April 9th

Mark the date on your calendar to attend the PEI Home and School Federation’s Annual General Meeting & Convention on Saturday, April 9, 2016, 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, 75 Kent Street Charlottetown. Everyone is welcome with each Home and School designating five members (parents and teachers) as their voting delegates. Resolutions and registration information will be mailed to presidents by mid February.

  1. Nominate Officers to the PEIHSF Board

Home and School Associations are asked to consider nominating persons to sit on the provincial Home and School Federation Board. Select individuals who can do the work of the Federation in its advocacy work for all students in the province. See nomination form attached.

Other news….
* February is Count Your Cubes! month! Heart and Stroke Foundation, PEI, PEI Healthy Eating Alliance and go!PEI will launch a 28-day The Sugary Drink Challenge encouraging Islanders to count and reduce the number of sugar cubes they’re consuming in common beverages like pop, juice, sports drinks and vitamin waters. Sign up for the challenge at: info@countyourcubes.ca Win prizes of a $100 Sobeys gift card and two $50 Indigo gift cards.
Contact Melissa Arsenault at mjarsenault@edu.pe.ca or Angela Dawson at addawson@edu.pe.ca

 * Rick Hansen Foundation – Building inclusive play spaces:
Any group interested in building inclusive play spaces in your school or community, can access a practical toolkit at: For more information you can contact the Rick Hansen School Program at: schools@rickhansen.com or call toll free at 1-800-213-2131 or Karen Morrison kmorrison@rickhansen.com

* Grade nine SIS students to pilot new curriculum resource on Indian Residential Schooling From February 16th through April 1st, SIS teachers Darrell DesRoches and Stuart Smith and pre-service teachers Josh McIntosh and Lomeharshan Lall will pilot with social studies students the new curriculum resource Practicing Reconciliation through Education: The History and  Legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential Schooling System. Stay tuned for important updates to H&S members on this innovative and Truth and Reconciliation Commission-inspired collaboration between the Department of Education, Early Learning & Culture, English Language School Board, Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, PEI Human Rights Commission, PEI Teachers’ Federation and UPEI Faculty of Education.

Posted by: belfastcons | January 29, 2016

ELSB closes all schools 2 hours early

School will be dismissing at 12:30 today.  Students will be home 2 hours early.

Be safe.

Posted by: belfastcons | January 29, 2016

Announcements: Jan. 29, 2016

Good morning!  It is Friday, January 29th and it is day 3 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Angela Carpendale and Molly Bell who are here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken fingers.  On Monday we will be selling chicken burgers.

Our basketball team had a great result last night in a losing cause, 59-35 to East Wiltshire.  Top scores were Jacob Stewart and Cam White with 9, Taylor Stewart was offensive player of the game with a big 3 point shot, and defensive player of the game was Braden Gillis.  Practice Monday with a game in Morell on Thursday.

Benefit concert on Sunday for Callum (the Thomson family) at 2 p.m.  Our students are performing at the beginning of the concert.  Bake sale and raffles (hockey jersey signed by Brad Richards and tickets anywhere Westjet flies).  Hope to see you here!

Quote of the day – “The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed.”

We would like to send out Happy Birthday wishes today to  Sophie White!

Hope you have a great week-end and the storm is very fast moving!

 

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