Provincial Home and School News

Home and School News, May 2023 


 1.         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. Submission date: Friday, May 5, 2023 

More at: School Bus Driver of the Year Award - PEI Home and School Federation ( 


2.         Post-AGM 

Thank you to Local Associations for attending the 70th Annual Meeting & Conference.  The meeting’s slideshows, round table summary, minutes, and resolutions are being posted on our website when finalized. Go to:  


3.         Public Schools Branch
The PSB Review of Schools Study Report is available and can be found under News & Updates at:  


4.         School Trustees Board Meeting 

The Public Schools Branch Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 9,  2023, 7:30 p.m. at Montague Regional High, 274 Valleyfield Road, Rte. 326, Lower Montague or via Webex at:
PSB Board of Trustees. Any member of the public who wishes to make a presentation to the Board must submit a written request to the Public Schools Branch by 4 p.m. on April 27, 2023 to: Call 902-368-6850 for additional information or to register to attend. 


5.         School Calendar 

The Department of Education & Early Years released the 2023-2024 School Calendar, April 17. The first school day for students is Sept. 7. More at: 2023-2024 School Calendar | Government of Prince Edward Island 


 6.         70th AGM Report

PEI Home and School Federation president, Dionne Tuplin will include an AGM report in May newspaper column to be published on Friday, May 5 and online at: News - PEI Home and School Federation ( 



Shirley Smedley Jay

Executive Director

PEI Home and School Federation 

PO Box 1012 Charlottetown PEI C1A 7M4

902-620-3186 / 902-218-8916


FB: PEI Home and School Federation





Home & School News, September 2022


Slow down and watch for students on the road

Another school year begins Sept. 7. Students will be walking, cycling, riding on a bus or in family car to school. It is a strategic time to remind all motorists that with awareness and education, children can get to school and back home again safely.

PEI’s Healthy School Lunch Program

It’s a new school year and everyone is invited to sign up your child for healthy school food meals that will be served daily in schools. Register and order by Sept. 8 at: Healthy Lunch for Island Kids! | PEI School Food Program /

Meet the Teacher

“Meet the Teacher” Nights are planned for parents to meet your child’s teacher at the beginning of the school year. It’s an informal opportunity to chat, face-to-face, say hi, to become acquainted with your child’s teacher. Find the date on your child’s school website.

Home & School Contact Information

Are you still the President? Treasurer?  The Federation requests your current details.Presidents - Fill out your Home and School’s info on the Contact Form and email to: - Submit 2022-2023 Membership fees to the PEIHSF office by mail or pay online at: (Eventbrite fees apply for online payments) Forms are also online at:

Semi-Annual Meeting

The 2022 Semi-Annual will be an in-person meeting held Tuesday, October 18th, 6:00 PM, Central Queens Elementary School, Hunter River, PEI.  More details to follow.


School Board Elections Mail-In Ballot Only

Consider putting your name forward to run as a trustee candidate in your school zone.  Candidates submit nomination papers, Sept. 23. Check Candidate Profiles at: , Sept 26GO to Elections PEI to request your ballot. NO in-person voting for this important election. Eligible voters must request their ballot beginning Sept 1. Fill it out and return by mail to Elections PEI by Oct. 21.  Learn more at: /