Posted by: belfastcons | April 26, 2018

Announcements: April 26, 2018

Good morning!  It is Thursday, April 26th and it is day 1 in our cycle.  Mr. Anderson, our school counselor, is here.  We would like to welcome Ms. Peters, Mrs. Visser, and Ms. MacLeod.

GO PLAY (K – 3) AND STEAM TODAY AFTER SCHOOL UNTIL 3:40-3:45.

In our lunchroom we are selling nachos and cheese.  Tomorrow will be chicken fingers.

Track and field practices will be on Monday and Wednesdays, after school until 3:30.  Anyone who wants to be part of the team for the May 23rd meet must be coming to practices whenever possible.

Volleyball game today at 2 p.m. teachers vs. students.

Happy birthday wishes to our terrific lunchroom lady & volunteer – Tammy Davies!

Parents and Guardians are reminded to complete the OurSCHOOL Survey 2018 that was sent home on Monday.

Quote for the day – “Give the best to your employer.  It’s one of the best investments you can make.”

Hope everyone has a truthful Thursday!

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Posted by: belfastcons | April 25, 2018

Families As Career & Transition Support

Starting high school with a plan

Your child will need assistance and advice in planning their potential high school pathways. Find out the requirements, choices, and processes involved in planning your child’s senior high school pathway by talking with your child’s teacher or school counsellor, and by attending a FACTS workshop.

Some Grade 10 courses are prerequisites for more advanced high school courses. As well, certain programs enable students to meet entry requirements for post-secondary programs or acquire the knowledge and skills to enter directly into a career. Keep future goals in mind when planning grade 10 programs.

Help your child plan for the future THEY want by exploring these questions:

Who Am I?

Helping your child know themselves is an important step in planning their future and deciding their next steps. Understanding their skills, values, likes, dislikes, interests, and learning styles will help them along their journey.

Questions for your child to consider

    • What am I good at?
    • What do I care about?
    • What do I like to do?
    • What inspires me?

What Are My Opportunities?

Encouraging your child to use their time in school and in the community to explore options, make connections, and participate in community-based learning courses can help them to explore areas of interest.

Questions for your child to consider

    • What high school courses, programs, and extracurricular activities allow me to explore my interests in school and in the community?
    • How can my choices in high school create new opportunities for me?
    • What kinds of jobs or occupations interest me?
    • What post secondary programs interest me?

What Are My Next Steps and Why?

Choosing courses and experiences that align with your child’s interests will help them to set goals to create the future they want. Encourage your child to ensure their choices and actions are guided by what’s really important to them.

Questions for your child to consider

    • What is available in my pathway after high school?
    • Have I selected the courses required for high school graduation and that meet the entrance requirements for post secondary programs that interest me?
    • What courses and learning experiences will help me reach my goals?
    • What are my priorities about my learning, wellness, occupation, and financial expectations?

What Is My Action Plan?

Identifying resources, building skills, and creating networks will help your child to achieve their goals as they take their next step in their journey though and beyond high school. Encourage your child to get in motion, access their allies, and always have a backup plan!

Questions for your child to consider

    • What can I do now to plan for my future?
    • What resources will I use to achieve my goals?
    • What are some challenges I might face and how will I deal with them?
    • How will I save money for my next steps after high school?

For more information, please use this website:

https://sites.google.com/cloud.edu.pe.ca/my-plan-for-parents/home

Posted by: belfastcons | April 25, 2018

Administrative Professional Day!

Morning everyone!

Just to let you know, today is National Administrative Professional Day.  We are very fortunate to have Janice MacDonald at our school, supporting our students and staff.  To say she goes above and beyond every day for us, is an understatement!  If you have the opportunity to thank Janice for all she does at our school, today is the day!

Thank you, Janice!  You are awesome!  We hope you have a great day.

Students, Staff, and the greater community of Belfast Consolidated School.

Posted by: belfastcons | April 25, 2018

Announcements: April 25, 2018

Good morning!  It is Wednesday, April 25th and it is day 6 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome our Easter Seals Ambassador, Brayden White.  Mr. Anderson, our school counselor, is here and also our substitute teacher, Marcia Roberts.

In our lunchroom we are selling Famous Peppers pizza.

Quote for the day is Brayden White’s motto – “Be brave, never give up!”

We hope everyone has a warm-hearted Wednesday!

Posted by: belfastcons | April 24, 2018

Announcements: Apr. 24, 2018

Good morning!  It is a beautiful, Tuesday, April 24th and it is day 5 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Maggie MacLeod and Lyndie Webster.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken wraps and grilled cheese.  Tomorrow is Famous Peppers pizza.

Go!Play today for K-3 until 3:45 p.m.

Easter Seal’s Ambassador Brayden White will be here tomorrow at 9:30.  Our fund-raising is going very well!  Thank you for your support.  We are having a cupcake sale today sponsored by Kindergarten and face-painting by Grade 1/2.  The Grade 7/8/9 sponsored a pj day, a hat day, and a cake auction.  Colby Scott and the EA’s raised $91 by collecting the recycling here at school.  Great job by all!

We would like to wish a very happy birthday to Emmylou Ryan!

Quote for the day – “Strong people don’t put others down…they lift them up!”

Hope you have a teachable Tuesday!

Posted by: belfastcons | April 24, 2018

Provincial Home and School Information

School Bus Driver Award

Nominate a school bus driver to receive recognition for keeping our children safe as they travel to and from school from September to June during school year.

  • School Bus Driver award: Submission date: Friday, May 11, 2018
    Find details at: http://peihsf.ca/bus

 Welcome to Kindergarten

The Welcome to Kindergarten schedule is posted on the Public Schools Branch website.http://www.gov.pe.ca/edu/psb/parents_students/wtk-sessions/

 School Calendar 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 School Calendar was signed by the Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture, April 13, 2018.

http://peihsf.ca/content/school-calendar-2018-2019

Public Schools Branch

– The Public Schools Branch is initiating a review of the Charlottetown Family of Schools to further investigate possible capacity issues in the future and to develop potential options. Options for how to submit public input will be updated in the near future. To access the Review of Schools information and to follow further updates, please visit:  Charlottetown Family of Schools Review

– Next Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday June 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Eliot River Elementary School, Cornwall. https://edu.princeedwardisland.ca/psb/board_of_trustees/board-of-directors-meetings/

Posted by: belfastcons | April 23, 2018

OurSCHOOL Survey

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Dear Parent or Guardian,

Students, Teachers and Parents/Guardians across PEI are participating in the OurSCHOOL Survey. Further to the information that was sent to you about your child’s participation in the OurSCHOOL Survey, please note that the Parent/Guardian Survey will be open Monday April 23rd to Friday, May 4th.

The information collected through this survey will provide current information about our school and learning, will help us to inform our school goals, identify successes and areas for improvement, inform policies and programs, and share results with parents and the community.

The survey allows you to express your views about your child’s experiences at home and at school.

  • The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete.
  • Your responses should be based on this current 2017-2018 school year.
  • If you have more than one child in our school, you may complete the survey more than once.
  • Your responses are anonymous and confidential as they are recorded on a secure site without personal identifying information.
  • You may skip any questions you do not wish to answer.
  • The link to the survey has been emailed to those parents who have shared their address, and is going home in a notice today.

Results will be used only for the purpose of achieving goals in our school and the PEI education system. The information is collected under Section 31 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and under Section 3.1(c) of the Education Act.

For more information about the OurSCHOOL Survey program, you can visit The Learning Bar Inc.’s website: www.thelearningbar.com.

Should you have any questions about the survey, you may contact Mr. John Munro at 902-659-7200.

Mr. John Munro

Principal

Belfast Consolidated School

Posted by: belfastcons | April 23, 2018

Announcements: April 23, 2018

Good morning!  It is a beautiful, sunny Monday, April 23rd and it is day 4 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Marcia Peters and Maggie MacLeod.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken burgers.  Tomorrow is chicken wrap and grilled cheese day.

Congratulations to the girls’ intermediate badminton team!  Abby Miller and Lacey White finished 1st in doubles and Carrie Docherty and Macy Hancock finished 5th.  In singles, Lacey White finished 1st, Carrie Docherty 5th and Macy Hancock 7th.  Great work girls!

Track and field practice after school today until 3:30 for grades 5-9.

PJ Day today!  Pay $1.00 to wear them all day.  Proceeds going to Easter Seals.

Go!Play tomorrow until 3:45 p.m.  Grades K-3.  Forms must be signed and returned.

Congratulations to our Belfast Pup of the Week – Emmylou Ryan for sharing.  Drawn by Scarlet McGeoghegan.

Congratulations to our Belfast Bulldog of the Week – Lacey White for helping with smoothies.  Drawn by Jeremy Rogers.

Quote for the day – “Always believe something wonderful is about to happen. (Like the Toronto Maple Leafs are going to win tonight! Go Leafs Go!)

Hope you have a motivational Monday!

 

Posted by: belfastcons | April 20, 2018

Announcements: April 20, 2018

Good morning!  It is Friday, April 20th and it is day 3 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Marcia Peters and Maggie MacLeod.  Mr. Anderson, our school counselor, is not in today.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken fingers.

Cake auction at 12 noon in the lunchroom upstairs.  Staff and 7-9 students welcome.  Reminder  PJ Day on Monday.  Pay $1 to stay in your pj’s.  Proceeds going to Easter Seals.  Brayden White, the Easter Seals Ambassador,  will be visiting our school on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Don’t forget to visit our book sale tomorrow here at school from 9 to 2 p.m.  Proceeds for our Spring Fling.  We have a HUGE selection of books!

Quote for the day – “An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” Prescott.

Hope you have a flamboyant Friday!

Just a heads up as the snow is falling – spring is coming Wednesday +14!

 

Posted by: belfastcons | April 19, 2018

Announcements: April 19, 2018

Good morning!  It is Thursday, April 19th and it is day 2 in our cycle.  Our Grade 7/8/9’s will be going to MIS at 11:45.  We would like to welcome Marcia Peters, Kenneth Nicolle and Maggie MacLeod.

In our lunchroom we are selling nachos and cheese.  Tomorrow is chicken fingers.

STEAM today until 3:40.

Go!Play today until 3:45 for grades K-3.

Good luck to our Grade 9 girls at the badminton meet in Vernon River.

Quote for the day – “Strong people don’t put others down…. they lift them up.”

Hope you have a tranquil Thursday.

 

 

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