News

Art Cards Notice

Posted on March 20 2020

Our Art Card Fundraiser is well under way and we have already received a number of orders.  As such, we will CONTINUE AS PLANNED with the original schedule and delivery date, pending the printer continuing…

The gym has been painted!

Posted on March 26 2020

We can't wait for our students to return to play in it!

Staff Extension Numbers

Posted on March 24 2020

To reach your teacher, please call us at 780-467-2246.  If no one is available to answer, please type in the extension number you are trying to reach once the message begins. Ms. Appleby Kindergarten…

COVID-19 Information

Posted on March 23 2020

Dear Pine Street Elementary families, As information about COVID-19 is continually expanding, we to ensure all families are provided with up-to-date information from Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS).…

Alternative Learning

Posted on March 23 2020

While in-school classes are cancelled because of the provincial health emergency, Elk Island Public Schools is providing alternative instruction to students through Google Classroom. Visit eips.ca for…

We miss you! Sending you a "hug"

Posted on March 23 2020

We are sure missing our Pine Street students and families.  Sending out a virtual hug :)

Student Supply Pickup Friday March 20

Posted on March 20 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020: Student supplies can be picked up today from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and then again from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Please come to the gym doors by the staff parking lot. Any families…

Important! Changes to pick up schedule

Posted on March 18 2020

In light of the premier’s recent declaration of a state of public health emergency, we are moving up the timeline to retrieve your child’s belongings by cancelling all Thursday and Friday pick up…

Hot Lunch Information

Posted on March 16 2020

Dear Pine Street Families, Due to the current school closures, Wednesday's hot lunch (March 18) has been cancelled. Healthy Hunger will be issuing refunds back to families in the original form the payment…

Interviews postponed. Schedule a time to pick up your…

Posted on March 13 2020

Dear Pine Street Families, As you are aware, on March 15, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer cancelled all K-12 classes, as well as specialized programming such as PALS, in an attempt to mitigate the spread…

Running Room Game Finals March 14 - POSTPONED!

Posted on March 12 2020

After much careful consideration, and in the interests of the health and safety of all involved, the organizing committee of the Running Room Indoor Games has made the decision to postpone Saturday’s…

Track Practices Cancelled Mar 17 & 19

Posted on March 11 2020

Short Track Practice have been cancelled on Tuesday, March 17 and Thursday, March 19

2019-20 EIPS Parent Survey: We Want to Hear from You

Posted on March 9 2020

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is committed to ensuring all parents and guardians of students within the Division have a chance to share their thoughts on the overall performance of their school and…

The Bears' Blog.....March 5

Posted on March 5 2020

Despite being a ‘short week’ it was jammed with great things!  One of my favorite things was listening to the Principal’s Pick winners for February as they continued to share their amazing writing…

School Interviews

Posted on March 2 2020

Letters went home with students this week with instructions on how to book their Parent/Teacher/Student interviews.  

The Bears’ Blog… February 28

Posted on February 28 2020

Thank you to all the families and staff who came out to the Pine Street Day at the Sherwood Park Crusaders game on Sunday.  We didn’t get the win we wanted, but it was a great way to spend time with…

It's puddle season - Please send extra clothes!

Posted on February 24 2020

With the melting snow, kids sometimes get wet at recess. Please send extra socks, pants and underwear with your student.

Pink Shirt Day - February 26

Posted on February 23 2020

Division wide, students and staff are participating in Pink Shirt Day, an annual event meant to encourage healthy relationships and raise awareness about bullying prevention. Launched in 2007, the movement…

The Bears' Blog February 21

Posted on February 21 2020

The Bears’ Blog… February 21 I am so excited to share our ‘Principal’s Pick ~ Writers’ Wednesday’ winner for the month of February!  Congratulations to Nomindee in 4W for being the lucky…

Crusaders Game - 2:15 pm Sunday

Posted on February 20 2020

Students received a free ticket to The Sherwood Park Crusaders hockey game on Sunday.  Please note the time on the tickets is incorrect.  The game is at 2:15 p.m.

Returning Student Registration closes February 29!

Posted on February 19 2020

The returning student registration process for all current EIPS students who are returning in 2020-21 takes place Feb. 1-29, 2020. On February 1, at 9 a.m., all current EIPS families will receive an…

The Bear's Blog February 14

Posted on February 13 2020

The Bears’ Blog… February 14 As we are celebrating Valentine’s Day, I am reminded of the love and kindness that is displayed in our Pine Street hallways each and every day.  Just this week, two…

Family Day Assembly

Posted on February 11 2020

Dear Families of Pine Street: As you know, Alberta recognizes families each year by celebrating a particular day in February.  This year, the date is February 17, 2020.  As our definition or understandings…

Short Track - Running Room Games

Posted on February 11 2020

Click here for information and permission forms

February 11 is the last day to order Nitza's Pizza…

Posted on February 10 2020

The Bears' Blog February 5

Posted on February 5 2020

Superintendent’s Update:  Top of mind I have included a link to Superintendent Liguori’s blog entry that was highlighted on our school and district websites because it speaks to the challenges that…

The Bears' Blog January 31

Posted on January 31 2020

The Bears’ Blog… January 31 As January comes to a close and we hit the halfway mark in the school year I thought it would be valuable to reflect upon our year thus far.  There are so many things…

Returning Student Registration Opens February 1!

Posted on January 30 2020

The Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) returning student registration process for the 2020-21 school year is now open! To register your child for the upcoming school year, simply complete the online Returning…

Kindergarten Registration Opens February 1!

Posted on January 27 2020

Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2020? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten. Starting school is an exciting time, for both children and parents. Although exciting, it…

The Bears' Blog January 24

Posted on January 24 2020

The Bears’ Blog… January 24 I was so excited to start our January Principal’s Pick Writer’s Wednesday this week.  Congratulations to our winner, Aubrey C. in 6H, who had her name drawn! Of course,…

Nitza's Pizza Fundraiser

Posted on January 22 2020

Click here to get your order form. Coupons are good for one 12” large Pizzaa. Maximum 3 toppingsb. Pick Up Orders Onlyc. Not Valid on Fridays or Saturdaysd. 1 coupon per person, per day.2. Purchase…

Kudos from the Strathcona County Christmas Bureau!

Posted on January 21 2020

Please see attached letter from the Strathcona County Christmas Bureau. Thank you Pine Street families and staff for all of your donations!  

Short Track - Harrier Race details and forms

Posted on January 17 2020

Please click here for the permission form and information about the Harrier Race on Friday, January 24. 

Hot Lunch!

Posted on January 17 2020

Hot Lunch is Wednesday, January 22!  (Order Deadline: Friday, January 17 at Midnight) If you have been thinking of volunteering for this Wednesday's Hot Lunch, it would only require about 30-40 minutes…

The Bears' Blog January 17

Posted on January 17 2020

The Bears’ Blog… January 17 This week certainly had some challenges related to extreme weather but by working together, maintaining a positive attitude and having a proactive plan in place we seem…

Save your empties! Bottle Drive here Feb 1-2020

Posted on January 16 2020

The Bears' Blog January 10

Posted on January 10 2020

The Bears’ Blog… January 10 Welcome back everyone!  I hope you enjoyed some time with friends and family over the break.  The weather was absolutely amazing. Unfortunately, it sounds like we are…

Christmas Concert Gallery expiring Jan 15-2020

Posted on January 5 2020

The gallery is expiring soon! view gallery Hello Pine Street Parents, This is a reminder that the Pine Street Christmas Concert gallery will expire on Jan 15, 2020. Once it expires, this gallery will…

2019

Hot Lunch January 7 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Posted on December 31 2019

If you are able to come for half and hour to help out, it would be greatly appreciated. Please email pinestreethotlunch@gmail.com    

The Bears' Blog December 20

Posted on December 20 2019

The Bears’ Blog… The kindness of the season has been on display in every corner of the school making everyone feel so cared for!  Thank you to our ‘Christmas Cheer Committee’ who spoiled staff…

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Board…

Posted on December 16 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Board of Trustees For many, including myself, December is a time for reflection and gratitude. As we wind down 2019 and head into the winter break, I want to…

Thanks to Mount Olivet Lutheran

Posted on December 15 2019

Our neighbor, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church sponsored Pine Street School and have donated food for our "Oops I forgot my lunch" program, hats, mitten and pants and underwear for accidents. Thank you so…

The Bears' Blog December 13

Posted on December 13 2019

The Bears’ Blog… It was amazing to watch our students shine at the Christmas Concert on December 11.  Thank you to all who were able to attend and enjoy the performance! Also, thank you to Jason…

Christmas Concert - Picture Link!

Posted on December 13 2019

Click here to be directed to Infinite Eye to look at the Christmas concert photos. Photos are now posted.   

Concert Raffle Winners!

Posted on December 9 2019

Congratulations to our concert raffle winners: Butler family Cheek family Wiklun family These families received 4 front row seats and a reserved parking spot for the concert! 

The Bears' Blog December 6

Posted on December 5 2019

The Bears' Blog... We were so fortunate to have Elder Wilson come visit some classrooms this week and share his loon calls, songs, and drumming skills with us.  We look forward to his next visit with…

Short Track Update

Posted on December 5 2019

Our last track practice of 2019 will be on Tuesday Dec. 10. We will be starting up again on Tuesday, January 7 at 7:45 am. In January we will also be starting our Weds lunch time practices. We want to…

Kindergarten Registration

Posted on December 1 2019

Kindergarten Registration Starts Soon!Is your child turning five on or before Dec. 31, 2020? If so, it’s almost time to register for kindergarten. Kindergarten registration opens for the 2020-21 school…

Concert Raffle. Last day to buy tickets December 4!

Posted on November 30 2019

Our Christmas Concert will be on Wednesday December 11.  Our fabulous school council members are running a raffle again this year for front row seats and reserved parking. Click here for more information

Weds December 4 - Pajama Day!

Posted on November 29 2019

The student council theme for Wednesday, December 4 is Pajama Day.

EIPS Elementary Volleyball Tournament (Schedule here!)

Posted on November 28 2019

EIPS Elementary Volleyball Tournament will take place at Fultonvale Elementary 52029 Range Road 224 Parents/Guardians are responsible to transportation to and from the tournament and are responsible for…

The Bears' Blog November 28

Posted on November 26 2019

The Bears’ Blog…  It is so heart-warming to see the generosity of our Pine Street family.  Thank you for all of your donations to the Strathcona County Christmas Bureau! We had a great day with…

5% off Yearbook

Posted on November 25 2019

Pre-order your child's yearbook before November 30th to get 5% off.

Pine Street is collecting for the Christmas Bureau!

Posted on November 24 2019

From November 18 to December 6, Pine Street will be accepting donations for the Strathcona County Christmas Bureau. Please click here for great ideas.  

Bears' Blog November 22

Posted on November 21 2019

The Bears’ Blog… This week is designated as National Bullying Awareness Week and there have been many activities happening here @PNE to support this initiative. This week, and every week, our focus…

Linking Generations - learning how to knit with a…

Posted on November 20 2019

Our Linking Generations Volunteer is teaching our grade 4 students to knit 

Movie & Pizza Night - Doors Open 5:30

Posted on November 18 2019

On Friday, November 22 we will have our Family Movie & Pizza night. Movie Change! Now Dora and the Lost City of Gold Please click here for more information. 

Anti-Bullying Week

Posted on November 18 2019

Pine Street School believes in fostering a healthy, kind environment each and every day. That being said, this week is noted as Bully Prevention Week. In all that has been read and watched, the key ingredient…

Hot Lunch November 20 - Volunteers Needed!

Posted on November 8 2019

The cutoff for the November 20 hot lunch is November 15.  To make this program work, we need volunteers to deliver food to classrooms and to help hand out to students.   Please email pinestreethotlunch@gmail.com…

Inclement Weather

Posted on October 31 2019

Please check out our Newsletter section to read more information on EIPS Inclement Weather Policy  

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted on October 23 2019

Pine Street Elementary School invites families to attend our Remembrance Day Program on Friday, November 8th at 10:30 a.m. in the school gymnasium. The Pine Street Choir will be singing two selections…

Pine Street is a Polling Station on Monday October…

Posted on October 18 2019

Pine Street area might be busier than usual as we are the polling station for the Federal election on Monday, October 21

Bear Wear Swag -order deadline Oct 24!

Posted on October 10 2019

Click here for the order form.  Please scan and email the form to pinestreet@bradsongroup.com or hand in completed forms to Pine Street School office. Payment can be made by handing in the form and cash…

Halloween Dance

Posted on October 9 2019

The annual Pine Street Halloween dance will take place on Friday, October 25th. Please click here for the order sheet.

School Photo Information

Posted on October 8 2019

Click here for more details.   Infinite Eye Photography brought proofs codes in for each classroom October 15.   If you have any questions, please email hello@infiniteeye.ca Photo retake day is October…

Pre-order your yearbooks and save 10% in October

Posted on October 8 2019

Read In Week

Posted on October 4 2019

October 7-11 has been designated as Read-In Week in Elk Island . This year's theme is celebrating with stories.  It is the 30th anniversary of bringing people together to instill the love of reading.…

Online Booking for School Interviews has now closed

Posted on October 1 2019

Online bookings for School Interviews have now closed.  If you missed booking your interview, please email your students teacher directly for available times.  

New Kindergarten Assessment Tool

Posted on September 27 2019

Elk Island Public Schools is switching to a new assessment tool for kindergarten students! This tool will help gauge kindergarten children’s progress and development through the course of the year.…

Orange Shirt Day - Monday September 30

Posted on September 27 2019

In honour of Orange Shirt Day, students and staff across the Division are wearing orange T-shirts instead of their usual attire. It’s all part of a nation-wide campaign to bring awareness to the lasting…

Terry Fox Run

Posted on September 27 2019

Pine Street School will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on September 27, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We…

Cross Country - Race times have changed!

Posted on September 19 2019

Students will meet at Wes Hosford Elementary School 207 Granada Blvd for the cross country races.  New Race Times were received this afternoon.   RACE TIMES:  Gr. 6 girls and boys – 1800m 5:15 pm…

Share your story of A Teacher Who Inspired You

Posted on September 19 2019

In recognition of World Teacher Day, EIPS invites you to share your story of A Teacher Who Inspired You.  Submit your story to communications@eips.ca or post it to Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag…

2019-2020 Yearbooks

Posted on September 12 2019

Our fabulous Pine Street Yearbook team have started creating yearbooks for the 2019-2020 school year. If you have questions or pictures to share, please send to pinestreetsvp@gmail.com Order your yearbook before…

Hot Lunch!

Posted on September 10 2019

Hot Lunch information letters are going home with students tonight.  You can also check out the Hot Lunch section under the Parent Tab.  

September Newsletter

Posted on September 5 2019

Our September newsletter is going home tonight with students. You can also read online Click HERE

Back to School 2019-20

Posted on July 17 2019

Classes for the 2019-20 school year begin on Tuesday, September 3. Find everything you need to know about getting ready for the new year by visiting our back to school page.

New Student Registration

Posted on June 26 2019

Click on MENU, select PARENTS and then REGISTRATION to register your students for the 2019-2020 school year.  All registrations are done online. 

June Newsletter

Posted on June 12 2019

Newsletters will be going home with students today and are also available on our website under Newsletter Links

New Website - ETeacher location has changed!

Posted on May 21 2019

Our website has been updated. If you are looking for eteacher pages, simply scroll to the bottom of the page.  On the RIGHT hand side, there is a drop down menu that says SITES.  Select your teacher…

Where's Winston?

Posted on March 7 2019

At the launch of our new Pine Street logo, all students were given a backpack. If you go away on a trip, take a photo of your student with their packpack on and email it to lisa.leitch@eips.ca

New Logo Launch

Posted on January 24 2019

Staff and Students were excited to launch our new Pine Street Logo last week! All students received a Pine Street backpack.