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Pine Street Elementary

  • 133 Pine Street
  • Sherwood Park, AB T8A 1H2
  • Phone: 780-467-2246
  • Fax: 780-464-2761

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The Chicks have arrived in ECS

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The Panoramic School Photo will be taken on April 27th. 

Spell-A-Thon

Reminder that Pledge Forms and money are due on Mon. April 27th.

 

On April 20th, Pine Street hosted a SPELL-A-THON as an academic fundraiser for students in Grades K-6 which gave the students the opportunity to show off their spelling skills and earn pledges for their school at the same time. 

SPELL-A-THON proceeds will be used to purchase literacy kits and new technology for the school.  All students who participated are eligible to earn a number of incentive prizes on the amount of pledges they collect. 

Rewards include a pizza party for the class from each grade level with the highest pledges returned and highest pledge donations, a raffle to be Principal for the day, and many other great prizes. The top earner for the school will win the Grand Prize – an iPad mini.  All students will be rewarded with additional resources in their classroom and technology enhancements in the school. 

Pine Street Volunteer Parent Society is not a registered charity and therefore any donations do not qualify for an official charitable donation receipt.  However, Parent Council will issue receipts in the name of businesses only, for the Spell-a-thon or any other fundraiser.  Please indicate you would like a receipt with your cheque, but it must be issued from a business account.  All other donations will not be issued receipts.

Please click on the following link for the letter and Pledge form. 

Spell-A-Thon

ECS Information for 2015/16

Our ECS registration is in full swing for the 2015-2016 school year. If you have not already registered for Kindergarten for next year, please do so as soon as possible.  Please note that we do require either a birth certificate or Passport before we can register your child. We hope that the majority of registrations will be submitted by the end of March or early April. It is important that ECS registrations be submitted as soon as possible to assist us in planning for next year. 

Several parents have expressed interest in a full-day ECS program at Pine Street. For the 2015-2016 school year, we will run one morning and one afternoon half-day program, as well as two full-day programs:  Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday with alternating Wednesdays for both classes.

We will try to accommodate parent requests for specific programs as best as possible, but it will be difficult for everyone to get their first choice. If you have already registered your child for Kindergarten you will receive a letter informing you of your child's program placement (morning, afternoon, Monday/Thursday or Tuesday/Friday).  Please contact Student Transportation after April 17th to register for bus service.

Please contact Evelyn Gaudet if you have any questions.

 

ECS Information Night—Wed. May 20, 6:30 PM

Please plan to attend this very important meeting.

 

Kindergarten Busing FAQ

When do I need to register my child for bus service for the fall?

You can contact Student Transportation following the Spring Break to register.

Is noon time busing available?

In urban Sherwood Park noon service is available although ride times can range from 30-90 minutes in length depending on enrollment and the pick-up or drop-off location. 

Is there a transfer for the noon busing?  What happens at the transfer and where is it?

There is a small transfer for urban Sherwood Park noon busing behind the Sherwood Park Mall.

Students board a bus at their pick-up location and may be required to board another bus that will transport them to their designated drop off location.  There is a Safety Monitor at this site assisting students in locating their assigned bus.

Pine Street School Newsletters

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April 2015 Newsletter

Welcome Spring!

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With the return of spring just around the corner, please remember to pack extra dry clothing and a bag to put wet items in for your child.  Please dress your child appropriately for the warm OR cold weather conditions over the next few months.  Thank you!

Update Adopt a School - Indigo/Chapters Win

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Currently, we are "weeding" our library collection to make it as up-to-date as possible.  When that is completed, in the next few weeks, we will be ready to start shopping for new books for our collection.

Stay tuned for further library news!

 

School Information Links

Please click on any of the following links for general information:

Power School Parent Log in Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F68n6zN7a9w

Pine Street School Calendar:  14-15 Pine Street School Calendar 

Pine Street School Bell Schedule  Bell Schedule 14-15 School Year

EIPS Division calendar:  http://www.eips.ca/files/Calendar14-15.pdf

EIPS Division calendar: http://www.eips.ca/files/Calendar15-16.pdf

Student Transportation:  http://www.eips.ca/student-tran                                        

Student Transportation Fees:  http://www.eips.ca/transportationfees

Transportation Online payments: http://www.eips.ca/transportation-payments

 

Emergency Preparedness

Please click on the link below to view EIPS documents regarding Emergency Preparedness:

http://www.eips.ca/emergency-preparedness

 

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Contact Us

Is your child absent today? Did you know that you can use the "Contact Form" to let us know? Just choose "Attendance" from the drop down menu, type us out a message and click send.

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Lunch Break

The next Lunch Break will be April 24th

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Early Out - First Wed. Every Month

Circle your calendar! The first Wed. of every month is early out - 2:15 - NO ECS classes.

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