Upcoming in May – 2019

On Thursday, May 2nd our 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place winners will be participating at the Provincial Heritage Fair in Charlottetown. Good luck to all those participating.  We are sure you will do your very best and represent our school well!

No school on Friday, May 3rd due to teachers’ Area Association meeting.

On Thursday, May 9th we will be having a visit from the ME Callaghan Band class.

Happy Mother’s Day to all our wonderful Mothers on Sunday, May 12th.

 Language Arts assessments for our Grade 3 & 6 English and French Immersion students will be held the weeks of May 13th-24th.

Our Welcome to Kindergarten evening will be held on Thursday, May 16th at 5:45.  All the children who will be coming in September will receive information in the mail shortly.  Looking forward to seeing all the children again!

 No school on Monday, May 20th – Victoria Day.

On Wednesday, May 22nd the Canadian Red Cross will be here at 11:30 to speak to the students regarding the Water Safety courses offered.

On Tuesday, May 28th the Grade 6 students will be visiting M.E. Callaghan Jr. High School.

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Upcoming March 4-8 at St. Louis Elem.

Upcoming next week at St. Louis Elementary School ~ Report Cards will be going home on Wednesday, 6th. Parent/Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday evening (7th) from 3:30-6:30 and again on Friday (8th) from 9:00-11:30 (no school on Friday). Looking forward to seeing you all. Since our “Pink T-Shirt” day was canceled due to a snowstorm, we will be having it on Wednesday, March 6th. Amy McCarron, our Guidance Counsellor, will be doing presentations. Everyone is asked to wear something pink (t-shirt, sweater, ribbons, etc) to symbolize that you DO NOT tolerate bullying. Have a wonderful weekend!

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February Happenings…..

Upcoming in February:

On Wednesday, the 6th we will be hosting the Zone Gymnastics competition here at St. Louis Elementary beginning at 12:30 p.m. The students participating should have received a note but I will resend the schedule:  12:30-2:40 Pre Novice boys and girls (Grades 3-4); 2:45-5:00 Novice boys and girls (Grades 5-6); 2:45-5:00 will be Bantam, Intermediate & Senior girls (Grades 7-11). The Provincial Competition will be held on Saturday, February 9th at Kensington High School.  Pre Novice compete at 9:00; Novice at 1:00; and Bantam girls at 3:30.

On Friday, the 8th Michael Pendergast will be here at 10:30 to entertain the French Kindergarten students and our Core French students.

Winter Carnival – February 11-15th (Schedule of Events):

Monday (11th)Crazy Hair Day ~ We will be having an assembly at 9:00 a.m. to kick off our Winter Carnival and also include that this is Family Violence Awareness week and Random Acts of Kindness Week. Tish Shea has graciously agreed to come and speak to our students about the importance of being “Humble & Kind”.  As most of you already know, Conor, Tish’s son, attended St. Louis School and throughout his short years he was a true model for showing acts of kindness. Conor always showed respect to both students and adults and was constantly ready to lend a hand!  Parents are more than welcome to attend this assembly.

Tuesday (12th):  Twin Day ~ Pick a friend and come dressed alike.

Wednesday (13th): Pajama Day ~ We will be having outdoor activities all afternoon so please make sure your child comes to school dressed warm.  The information session for parents regarding Cannabis which was to be held in November has been rescheduled to this evening (13th) 7:00 at Westisle High School. There will be numerous guest speakers in attendance.

Thursday (14th):  Dress in Pink/Purple/and or Red Day.  Happy Valentine’s Day to all.

Friday (15th): Jersey Day (wear your favorite sports jersey).  In the afternoon, the students will be attending a concert given by Terry Kelly at Westisle High School.  The performance begins at 1:00 so students will be leaving the school by 12:20.  They will have an early lunch this day.

On Monday, February 18th there will be no school ~ Islander Day.

On Friday, March 1st there will be no school ~ School PD Day

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Happy December

Friday, Dec. 7th – Christmas hat & socks day

Wednesday, Dec. 13th – 3/4/5/6/ students to ME Callaghan  leaving at 10:15 and returning at lunch

Friday, Dec. 14th – Delivery to the “Caring Cupboard”.  Christmas sweater day!

Wednesday, Dec. 19th – Christmas Concert – 10:30 & 1:15. Our storm date will be the 2oth.

Friday, Dec. 21st – Last of Day of school….Christmas activities throughout the day.  Wear your pajamas!

Thursday., Jan. 3rd – First day back

Monday, Jan.  7th – Friday, Jan. 11th – Kindergarten registration.  Students have to be 5 years old before December 31, 2019.

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and all the best for a healthy and happy New Year!



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School cancellations

All cancellations will be announced on local radio stations and posted on the Public School Branch website by 7:00 a.m.  An announcement that “all classes in the PSB are cancelled” means that there is no school for the students.  An announcement of a “system wide shutdown” means that all schools and offices are closed.

One Hour Delay:  If a decision cannot be made by 7:00 on cancellations, a one hour delay will be announced whereby all schools & buses will operate one hour later than usual.  A further announcement will be made by 8:00.

School Closures during the day:  It may be necessary to close school part way through a school day.  Announcements will be made on the radio, and posted on the PSB website.  Parents who will not be at home when children arrive are responsible for making alternate arrangements.

A detailed “Notice to Parents” will be sent home in our December Newsletter.


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November Highlights

Upcoming in November:

November 8 & 9th                   PEITF Convention (No school)

November 11th                        Remembrance Day

November 12th                        No School (day in lieu for                                                                            Remembrance Day)

November 14th                        Last Wednesday for go PEI!

November 21st                        Report Cards go home

November 22nd                        Parent/Teacher Interviews 4:00-                                                       6:30

November 22nd                        Cannabis Presentation for                                                                 parents, Westisle School at 7:15 p.m.                                                       in the theatre. Guest speakers will                                                               include RCMP, Sterling Carruthers and                                                     Karen Redmond.

November 23rd                        Parent/Teacher Interviews 9:00-                                                         11:30 (No School)

November 22nd & 23rd             Book Fair will be held during                                                                     Interview times

November 26th                        Joint In-Service Day (No School)

November 27th                        Free Pancakes for lunch

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October happenings at St. Louis Elementary

Monday, October 8th – Happy Thanksgiving to you all! No school.

Wednesday, October 10th – Cross Country Zones at Mill River.  Students leave at 11:30 (by bus) and back in time for dismissal.  Rain date is 11th.

Friday, October 12th – Autism Awareness Day – We ask students make a small donation and wear their clothes “inside out” on Friday.  All proceeds will go to the Autism Society.  Thank you!

Tuesday, October 16th – Boys’ and girls’ soccer tournaments.  Boys play in Bloomfield and girls in Tignish.  No bus so parents will have to transport.  Team members will be getting a schedule of the tournament.

Friday, October 19th – PD workshop, no school.

Saturday, October 20th – Provincial Cross Country meet at Mill River.

Wednesday, October 31st – Happy Halloween!! Information will be sent home later this month regarding our Halloween activities.

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