Kindergarten Parent Information Session May 19!

Posted on January 21 2022

Click here to go to our EIPS main website for more information. Our Kindergarten Information session for parents and guardians is on Thursday, May 19 from 4:30-5:30p.m. Please come to the entrance by…

Year-end Family Dance!

Posted on May 24 2022

The year end family dance will be held in gym on Friday, June 3 from 6-8. Please click here to download the information and order form.  

School Supply Lists for 2022-2023

Posted on May 16 2022

School Supply Lists for the upcoming school year have been added to the website. Click HERE to go the the school supply page. 

Bear Witness Day - May 10

Posted on May 5 2022

Bear Witness Day May 10 is Spirit Bear’s birthday and an important date in the history of Jordan’s Principle at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. The Tribunal’s first non-compliance order called…

2022-2023 Bus Registration

Posted on May 4 2022

Student Transportation: 2022-23 registration is now open! Planning to use Student Transportation in the 2022-23 school year? If so, make sure your child is registered so Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS)…

Red Dress Day - May 5

Posted on April 28 2022

History of Red Dress Day It was Métis artist Jaime Black who helped inspire the red dress movement. Her REDdress art installation evolved into the annual Red Dress Day and sparked a grassroots movement…

Bus Driver Appreciation Day May 2

Posted on April 27 2022

THANK YOU! Bus Driver Appreciation Day is May 2 Join us on May 2 as we recognize and thank our school bus operators for keeping the safety of our students their first priority. We encourage you, and your…

Family Movie Night - April 29

Posted on April 14 2022

Click here to download the PDF form. We are looking forward to Family Movie Night 2022! We will be playing Ron’s Gone Wrong.  Please note that this movie is rated PG. Don’t want to be rushed on Movie…

Travel Outside of Canada

Posted on April 11 2022

A reminder that people returning from outside of Canada must comply with federal travel restrictions, entry requirements and mandatory COVID-19 testing (where applicable).     For 14 days following…

"Could you spare a few for the Yellow and Blue" Campaign

Posted on April 8 2022

Monday will officially kick off our “Could You Spare a Few for the Yellow and Blue” Campaign.  Students and staff are welcome to make monetary contributions to the bucket in the office with the flag…

Spring Break!

Posted on March 24 2022

Pine Street Elementary School is closed for Spring Break and will re-open on Monday, April 4. If you need to speak with someone this week, please contact EIPS Central Services at 780-464-3477.

Have your say! The 2022 EIPS Parent Survey Opens March…

Posted on March 11 2022

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) wants to hear from you. Make sure to complete the 2022 EIPS Parent Survey—open from March 14-27. Annually, EIPS conducts a parent survey to gauge its progress toward…

Art Card Fundraiser

Posted on March 7 2022

Your Parent Volunteer Society is proud to once again offer greeting cards created from YOUR CHILD’S artwork!  Cards will be delivered to your child in early May, prior to Mother’s Day. An individual…

Scholastic Virtual Book Fair

Posted on March 7 2022

Let's continue to spread the love of reading! Click here to go to the Pine Street virtual bookfair which is open from March 11 - 20.  

March 1 - Wear Blue & Yellow

Posted on February 28 2022

It’s with great sadness we’ve watched events unfold in Ukraine this past week. Canada has the third-largest Ukrainian population outside of Ukraine and Russia, and nowhere are those deep roots more…

Pre-kindergarten Programming at EIPS

Posted on February 22 2022

Is there a preschooler in your life experiencing developmental delays or challenges with speech-language or motor-skill development—big or small? If so, Elk Island Public School’s Play And Learn at…

Returning Student Registration Closes February 28!

Posted on February 18 2022

The 2022-23 returning student registration process for all current EIPS students will take place Feb. 1-28, 2022. On February 1, all current EIPS families were sent an email with the link to complete…

February 23 - Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 16 2022

Free Parenting Sessions from Alberta Health Services

Posted on January 24 2022

Part 1 - Settling Into Routines Making Uncertain Times More Predictable In this webinar, explore ways to decrease your family’s stress and increase stability through consistent and predictable routines.…

Calendars for 2022-2023

Posted on January 24 2022

Click here to download the 2022-2023 Division Calendar Click here to download the kindergarten calendar for 2022-2023

The Bears' Blog....January 21

Posted on January 21 2022

Sunday, January 23 - Hot lunch website closes today for the January 28 lunch.Wednesday, January 26 - Bell Let’s Talk Day - Hats on for Mental Health Friday, January 28 - Hot lunch Friday, January…

Kindergarten Sessions

Posted on January 14 2022

Upcoming kindergarten family sessions The EIPS Early Learning team has planned several sessions for current kindergarten families to help children build on the skills they’re learning in our kindergarten…

Covid-19 Protocols have been updated!

Posted on January 10 2022

Click here to download the revised Alberta Health Daily Checklist Click here to download the Stay at Home Guide updated January 18, 2022 Click here to download the EIPS Operations Guide for 2021-2022…

The Bears' Blog....January 7

Posted on January 7 2022

Tuesday, January 11 - School Council Meeting online at 6 p.m.Wednesday, January 12 - Virtual performance by Alberta Opera 1 p.m.Sunday, January 23 - Hot lunch website closes today Wednesday, January…


The Bears' Blog...December 17

Posted on December 17 2021

December 22 to January 4 - School Closed for Christmas BreakWednesday, January 5 - First day back and Early Dismissal 2:15 p.m.Tuesday, January 11 - School Council Meeting online at 6 p.m.Wednesday, January…

Out of Canada Travel

Posted on December 13 2021

As the Christmas break approaches, we wish to remind you of federal public health regulations related to when students are permitted to return to school after travelling outside of Canada. Unvaccinated…

Theme Day December 17- Christmas Sweater Day!

Posted on December 10 2021

Hot Lunch for December 17

Posted on December 6 2021

HOT LUNCH will be Friday, December 17 for kindergarten to grade 6. We are only booking one month at a time in case restrictions change. The site closes the Sunday before each hot lunch so please make…

Food Bank Drive a Huge Success!

Posted on December 5 2021

Thank you Pine Street students, staff and families for your generous donations to the Strathcona County Food Bank! 3 Full tables with boxes stacked on top and below were collected! Way to go Pine Street!…

The Bears' Blog...December 3

Posted on December 3 2021

Friday, December 10 - Last day to donate items to the food bank! Sunday, December 12 - Last day to get your Hot Lunch (K to Gr. 6) order in for Dec 17! Wednesday, December 15 - Fee Waiver Deadline, contact…

Monday Nov. 29 - Food Bank Drive Starts!

Posted on December 2 2021

From November 29 - December 10, Pine Street will be holding our Food Bank Drive at the school.  November 29 - Canned Mushrooms, Green & Yellow Beans November 30 - Canned Fruit December 1   - Pancake…

Happy Hanukkah!

Posted on November 28 2021

Theme Day November 26 - Jersey Day!

Posted on November 22 2021

On Friday, November 26 our theme day is Jersey Day! Wear your favourite sports jersey or shirt!

National Child Day - November 20

Posted on November 20 2021

National Child Day is celebrated in Canada on November 20 in recognition of our country’s commitment to upholding the rights of children and two historic events: the 1959 signing of the UN Declaration…

The Bears’ Blog...November 19

Posted on November 19 2021

Upcoming Events: Saturday, November 20 - National Child Day Friday, November 26 -  Theme Day- Jersey Day! Friday, November 26 -  Term 1 Report Cards Published for grades 1-6 Monday, November 28 - 10…


Posted on November 17 2021

Interested in helping out at Pine Street? Click here for the Volunteer Form.  When you arrive, please sign in and give the form to the office with proof of double vaccination. We thank you for wearing…

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted on November 15 2021

At Pine Street Elementary we will be focusing our efforts for Bully Awareness week around the positive behaviors like kindness that we want to promote in our students. We will kick off the week with a…

School Closed November 8-12 for Fall Break

Posted on November 5 2021

Pine Street Elementary will re-open on Monday, November 15 at 8 a.m. If you need to speak with someone this week, contact EIPS Central Services at 780-464-3477. For all other inquiries, please leave…

The Bears' Blog....November 5

Posted on November 5 2021

Upcoming Events: November 8 - 12 - Pine Street Closed for Fall Break.  November 15-19 - Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week Tuesday, November 16 - School Council Meeting 6 p.m. online. Come see what…

Hot Lunch!

Posted on November 5 2021

Pine Street School Council is excited to offer your child/children Hot Lunch for the 2021-2022 year! Hot lunch will be held ONCE a month starting on November 19 and ending in June 2022. Orders will be…

Diwali starts today!

Posted on November 4 2021

Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists, notably Newar Buddhists. The festival usually lasts five days and is celebrated during…

Remembrance Day

Posted on November 1 2021

Due to restrictions in place from Covid-19, Pine Street will have an in-class Remembrance Day Ceremony on Friday, November 5.

Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences Link Closes Friday…

Posted on October 28 2021

click HERE to sign up for Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences   Conferences are November 1, 2 and 3 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Parent Survey!

Posted on October 26 2021

Click here to complete the parent survery

Bear Wear Store Open until October 29!

Posted on October 22 2021

Click HERE to shop online!

The Bears' Blog....October 22

Posted on October 22 2021

Upcoming Events: Wednesday, October 27 - Picture re-take day (Look spiffy)Friday, October 29 - Theme Day - (Look spooky) Wear your Halloween costume to school!          - Online Bear Wear store closes…

Parent Engagement

Posted on October 21 2021

Click here for more information.

Wear your Halloween Costume Friday Oct 29!

Posted on October 19 2021

No School Monday, October 18

Posted on October 13 2021

Pine Street School will be closed to students on Monday, October 18 for Professional Learning Day.  

Picture Days October 13 & 14

Posted on October 10 2021

School Picture Days are coming! Click here for more information  October 13 - Kindergarten Group A (Appleby)                    - PALS (Gagnon & Robinson)                    - Grades…

The Bears' Blog...October 8

Posted on October 8 2021

Upcoming Events: Monday, October 11 - School Closed for Thanksgiving Tuesday, October 12 - 6 p.m. School Council Meeting (online) Wednesday, October 13 - School Picture Day -PALS, Kindergarten Group A,…

School Closed Monday, October 11 for Thanksgiving

Posted on October 6 2021

Remember your Orange Shirts for Weds Sep 29!

Posted on September 28 2021

The Bears' Blog.....September 24

Posted on September 24 2021

Tuesday, September 28 - School Bus evacuation drillsWednesday, September 29 - Orange Shirt Day                                      - School bus evacuation drillsThursday, September…

Truth & Reconciliation - September 30

Posted on September 20 2021

In recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30 will be a Division closure day. Schools and central departments will be closed.  

Daily Screening Form has been revised

Posted on September 19 2021

Please click here to see the new Alberta Health Daily Screening Checklist for Albertans under 18 years old.

Orange Shirt Day - September 29

Posted on September 17 2021

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/Walk September 24

Posted on September 16 2021

Pine Street staff and students are taking part in the annual Terry Fox School Run, a country-wide event to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. Though this isn’t the easiest year to organize…

Sept 20 -Polling Station for the Federal Election…

Posted on September 16 2021

Pine Street gym is a polling station for the federal election on Monday, September 20

Revised Kindergarten Calendar for 2021 - 2022

Posted on September 15 2021

An additional day was added to the kindergarten Calendar B on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 based on decision to make Sept. 30 a school closure day. The last instructional day of school for KB will be Tuesday,…

The Bears' Blog...September 10

Posted on September 10 2021

Tuesday, September 14 - School Council Meeting ONLINE 6 p.m.  Monday, September 20 - Our gym will be a polling station for the federal election Friday, September 24 - Terry Fox Run *See how to donate…

Litter-less Lunches!

Posted on September 3 2021

At Pine Street we are trying to encourage recycling and composting in our school community. As we do not have the same services that our families have in their homes, we are asking our students to bring…

The Bears' Blog....August 27

Posted on August 27 2021

Wednesday, September 1 - First day of school! Thursday, September 2 - Meet the Staff/Open House 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday, September 6 - School closed for Labour Day Wednesday, September 8 - Early…

Student Illness

Posted on August 27 2021

EIPS have implemented their full operational plan for the 2021-2022 school year.   If your student is ill, please call or email the school at or 780-467-2246 Students with core…

Back to School Information

Posted on July 20 2021

The office at Pine Street has reopened!  Below are some helpful links. Meet the Staff/Open House - Thursday, September 2 3:30-5:30 p.m. Entrance/Exit Map for 2021-22 *Revised Aug 25/2021 School Supply…

Kindergarten Virtual Open House

Posted on June 27 2021

Welcome to Kindergarten Pine Street Partners and Families! To help you and your child prepare for this new adventure, Mrs. Appleby created a short video featuring a day in the life of kindergarten at…

Summer Hours

Posted on June 23 2021

Summer Hours at Elk Island Public Schools  Throughout the summer break, Pine Street Elementary School is closed and will reopen on August 25 at 9 a.m. If you have any school-related questions…

Thank you!

Posted on June 22 2021

Our Pine Street community is so amazing!!! Thank you to everyone who generously donated items to create these thoughtful gift bags of appreciation for our Pine Street staff! You’ve touched our lives…

Gr. 5 Students Impersonate Mr. A!

Posted on June 22 2021

The Bears' Blog...June 18

Posted on June 18 2021

Upcoming Events: Monday, June 21 - National Indigenous Peoples DayWednesday, June 23 - Last instructional day for PALS studentsThursday, June 24 - Last Kindergarten instructional dayFriday, June 25 -…

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21

Posted on June 17 2021

This June 21, 2021 is the national 25th anniversary of celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples!

The Bears' Blog...June 4

Posted on June 4 2021

The Bears’ Blog….June 4 Tuesday, June 8 -  School Council Meeting 6:00 p.m.   Monday, June 14 - Strathcona County Pride week begins Monday, June 21 - National Indigenous Peoples Day Wednesday,…

June 8 School Council AGM!

Posted on June 2 2021

We hope you can join our online School Council AGM meeting on June 8 at 6 p.m.

Every Child Matters-Wear Orange Weds June 2

Posted on June 1 2021

On May 27, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced it located the remains of 215 children who were students at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Our hearts are with the families of…

Updating Your Contact Information

Posted on June 1 2021

Updating Your Contact InformationHave you recently moved, or has your contact information changed throughout the past year? EIPS encourages families to review the information it has on file to ensure…

The Bears' Blog...May 20

Posted on May 20 2021

The Bears’ Blog….May 20Friday, May 21 - No School: School Closure Day Monday, May 24 - No School: Victoria Day Tuesday, May 25 - Welcome back! Students return to in-school learning! Thursday, May…

Kindergarten Virtual Open House- May 28

Posted on May 18 2021

Our Kindergarten virtual open house if fast approaching on Friday, May 28.  This is not a live event.  All videos and presentations will be available online for families to read and watch on their schedule. …

Going to Junior High next year?

Posted on May 17 2021

Junior High Jitters This is a free caregiver education session hosted by Alberta Health Services in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation. Is your child going into Grade 7 and feeling nervous…


Posted on May 13 2021

K-6 Draft Curriculum

Posted on May 12 2021

Alberta Education has created a Draft K-6 Curriculum and would like parent feedback. Ways to provide feedback: First, review the Draft K-6 Curriculum. Two documents you can also read to help better understand…

The Bears' Blog...May 6

Posted on May 6 2021

Save the Date: Our next School Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. using the Google Meet platform.  If you wish to join the meeting, an email will be sent to our Pine Street…

May the Fourth be with you

Posted on May 4 2021

Mindful Kids Sessions

Posted on April 30 2021

May 5 - Hat's On for Mental Health!

Posted on April 30 2021

Thank you Salisbury Greenhouse for the beautiful flowers!

Posted on April 29 2021

Thank you for making our school community beautiful!

Parent Survey Results

Posted on April 28 2021

Click here to read the results from the parent survey!

Register for Student Transportation for 2021-22

Posted on April 28 2021

Student Transportation: 2021-22 registration is now openPlanning to use Student Transportation in the 2021-22 school year? If so, make sure your child is registered so Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS)…

The Bears' Blog...April 23

Posted on April 23 2021

Monday, April 26 -  Online Session for Adults - Self EsteemWednesday, April 28 - Individual school photos for returning & new students. Class photos cancelled. Friday, April 30 - Theme Day - Dress…

Dress up like your dream job April 30

Posted on April 23 2021

Our next theme day is Friday, April 30!  Dress up as your dream job!  

School Supplies for the 2021-22 School Year

Posted on April 21 2021

School Supply lists for the upcoming school year have been updated on the website under the Parent Tab.  Families can also choose to purchase pre-made package from Write-On Stationery. Click here for…

April 21-Supporting children's emotional growth

Posted on April 20 2021

On April 21st, starting at 7, SCS is hosting a parent night where psychologist Dr. Alex Russell will be sharing on the topic: Keeping them Safe while Helping them Grow: Supporting children’s emotional…

Sherwood Heights - Options close 21APR

Posted on April 20 2021

Reminder: Sherwood Heights Grade 7 course selection opened on April 14 and is completed using the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Grade 7 course selection closes tomorrow, April 21. If you have any questions…

Sherwood Heights Virtual Information Night

Posted on April 14 2021

Good morning again future Sherwood Heights families! We are excited to see you tonight at our Virtual Information Night – we can’t wait to show you our school and answer questions that you may have…

2021-22 Junior High Information Nights

Posted on April 9 2021

2021-22 Junior High Information Nights Each junior high in the Division hosts an information night in the spring. These events are an opportunity for you to take a tour of your new school, meet the…

The Bears' Blog...April 9

Posted on April 9 2021

Tuesday, April 20 - Third Gathering (virtual) for families of self-identified students 7P.M.. Sessions will be held online using Microsoft Teams Meetings,  Join on your computer or mobile app  Click…

PALS Play & Learn at School

Posted on April 7 2021

Is there a preschooler in your life experiencing developmental delays or challenges? The PALS program could help! If you know a preschooler born in 2017 or 2018 who’d benefit from pre-kindergarten programming,…

Spring Break - School Closed Mar 26-April 5

Posted on March 22 2021

Pine Street will re-open after spring break Tuesday, April 6

The Bears' Blog.....March 19

Posted on March 19 2021

The Bears’ Blog…. March 19 Monday, March 22 - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Parent/Teacher Phone ConferencesTuesday, March 23 - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Parent/Teacher Phone ConferencesWednesday, March 24 - 3:30 - 5:30…

The Puddle's are back!

Posted on March 15 2021

Please send extra pants and socks with your students in their backpack in case they get wet at recess. Thank you :)

Crazy Hair Day March 19

Posted on March 12 2021

Our next theme day is Friday, March 19!  Bring on your crazy hair!

Parent/Teacher Phone Conferences

Posted on March 8 2021

Click here for the instructions to sign up for Parent/Teacher phone conferences Go to and follow these simple instructions. Enter the code q4e9p and press "Go”  Enter your…

The Bears' Blog.....March 4

Posted on March 4 2021

Friday, March 5 - No School: Professional Learning Day Tuesday, March 9 - Virtual School Council Meeting 6 p.m.                               Virtual gathering of First Nations, Métis…

Friday, March 5 school closed for Professional Learning…

Posted on March 4 2021

Returning Student Registration closes Feb 28!

Posted on February 23 2021

February 24 - Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 19 2021

The Bears’ Blog… February 19

Posted on February 19 2021

Wednesday, February 24 - Pink Shirt DayThursday, February 25 - 6 p.m. Online Session - Effective ConsequencesFriday, February 26 - Dress from head to toe in your favourite colour! Saturday, February…

100 Day Celebration

Posted on February 18 2021

Mrs. Williams in disguise visited our grade 1 classrooms to celebrate 100 day

Monday, February 15 - School Closed for Family Day

Posted on February 12 2021

Inclement Weather....Bus Cancellations

Posted on February 8 2021

Bus Suspension Due to Inclement Weather Elk Island Public Schools’ (EIPS) Administrative Procedure 131: Inclement Weather forms the basis to suspend busing services as necessary when weather and/or…

The Bears' Blog...February 3

Posted on February 3 2021

The Bears’ Blog….February 3 Wednesday, February 3 - 2:15 pm Early Dismissal                          6 pm - Online session Supporting your Child with Structure & RoutineThursday, February…

PALS - Play And Learn at School

Posted on February 3 2021

Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022

Posted on February 1 2021

Elk Island Public Schools has put together an online Kindergarten Toolkit for families. The kit includes information about registration, schedules, important dates, programming options, what to expect,…

Returning Student Registration Open!

Posted on February 1 2021

All returning EIPS students are required to complete the Returning Student Registration Form by Feb. 28, 2021. The Returning Student Registration process is the only time current students, in kindergarten…

Changes to Valentine's Day Celebrations

Posted on January 28 2021

Dear Families: As you’ve no doubt experienced in your own homes, COVID-19 has changed the way we celebrate holidays and special occasions. One of the measures EIPS put into place to mitigate the spread…

The Bears' Blog...January 22

Posted on January 22 2021

Important Dates: Tuesday, January 26 -  7pm: Virtual Gathering of First Nations, Métis and Inuit families and parents. Click here for more information.Wednesday, January 27 - 6pm: Caregiver online…

Hats on for Mental Health -Jan. 28

Posted on January 20 2021

Bell's "Let's talk Day" is on January 28. We are hoping all students and staff will wear hats in support of mental health COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our mental health.…

Virtual Gathering for First Nations, Métis & Inuit…

Posted on January 19 2021

This series is designed for First Nations, Métis and Inuit parents and families who are curious to learn more about the supports offered throughout EIPS. It is an opportunity for First Nations, Métis,…

Theme Day (Jan 22) Dress as your favourite book character

Posted on January 18 2021

School Council Meeting January 12 - we need your opinion!

Posted on January 11 2021

We will be consulting with our families at the January 12 School Council meeting on school fees for the 2021-22 school year. 

The Bears' Blog....January 8

Posted on January 8 2021

Upcoming Events Monday, January 11 - ALL students return to in-school learning.  ⭐Tuesday, January 12 - School Council Meeting online at 6 p.m. We need your input on school fees for the 2021-2022 school…

In-school learning resumes Monday January 11 for all…

Posted on January 8 2021


Virtual Lost & Found

Posted on December 18 2020

Please call the school if these belong to your student!

The Bears' Blog....December 18

Posted on December 18 2020

Thank you Pine Street families, students and staff for the donations to the Strathcona County Food Bank!  We had 4 tables stacked high with food.  Your generosity will make a difference in our community.…

December 18 - Pattern Day!

Posted on December 15 2020

Last day of the Strathcona County Foodbank Drive!

Posted on December 11 2020

Today is the last day for our 10 days of giving for the food bank. We are awed and humbled by the amazing response from our students, staff & families. Thank  you Pine Street! #Parents/Caregivers as…

Holiday Hours & Information

Posted on December 9 2020

Pine Street Elementary will close for the Christmas break at the end of the day on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.   Pine Street will reopen on Wednesday, January 6 for PALS students for in school learning…

The Bears' Blog...December 4

Posted on December 4 2020

Upcoming Events Friday, December 4 - Students Report Cards will be published on the Parent Portal at 3:30pm.Tuesday, December 8 - Cyberworld Presentation 7 p.m.Friday, December 11 - Last day to donate…

Report Cards Published Friday, December 4

Posted on December 3 2020

Report Cards will be published on the Powerschool Parent Portal, Friday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m.

Food Bank Drive - Wow! Thanks for your support!

Posted on December 2 2020

We are on day 3 of our 10 days of giving for the Strathcona County Food Bank. We are so thankful for all of the support :)

Early Dismissal 2:15 pm - Weds December 2

Posted on November 30 2020

Thank You Salisbury Greenhouse

Posted on November 27 2020

A huge thank you to Salisbury Greenhouse in Sherwood Park for the thoughtful poinsettias and handmade cards for our Pine Street school team. Your continued support and kindness is greatly appreciated.

Food Bank Drive

Posted on November 24 2020

From November 30 to December 11, Pine Street Elementary staff and students will be working together to collect food and other items needed by the Strathcona County Food Bank. Click here to see what is…

The Bears' Blog...November 20

Posted on November 20 2020

Upcoming Events Friday, November 27 - Theme day: Jersey Day: Wear your favorite sports jersey!Monday, November 30 - 10 Days of Christmas Giving beginsWednesday, December 2 - Early Dismissal at 2:15 p.m.Friday,…

Inclement Weather

Posted on November 20 2020

When the temperature is below -21 (with wind chill), the school doors will open at 8:20 a.m. for students to wait inside.

November 27 Theme - Jersey day!

Posted on November 19 2020

Don't forget to bring your warm clothes for recess!

Posted on November 19 2020

Remembrance Day

Posted on November 11 2020

Online Apparel Store Closing Friday!

Posted on November 2 2020

The online Apparel Store is now open. Click here to get your Bear Wear! If you would like to order as a Christmas gift, please put Lisa Leitch in for your child's teacher.  We will keep the order it…

The Bears' Blog....October 30

Posted on October 30 2020

Upcoming Events: Sunday, November 1  - Daylight savings time ends. Remember to change your clocks back! Wednesday, November 4 - Early Dismissal 2:15 p.m. Friday, November 6 - Remembrance Day Ceremony…

Happy Halloween!

Posted on October 30 2020

Reach Out - Speak Out

Posted on October 29 2020

Do you feel unsafe or scared? Check out the great resources from Strathcona County

The Seven Sacred Teachings - RESPECT

Posted on October 28 2020

Mrs. Vetro has been visiting all classrooms at Pine Street and teaching about Respect.  Give it, earn it, receive it. 

Halloween 2020 - Important Information

Posted on October 20 2020

Pine Street Elementary will be celebrating Halloween on Friday, October 30 within each classroom cohort. Students are encouraged to wear a school appropriate costume to school on that day. Please do not…

The Bears' Blog....October 16

Posted on October 16 2020

    Upcoming Events                            Tuesday, October 20 - Free Class! The Power of Positive Parenting Wednesday, October 28 -   PALS Picture Day and Picture Retake Day                                              Free…

PALS Registration 2020-2021

Posted on October 14 2020

Early learning lays the foundation for success in primary grades and beyond. Is there a preschooler in your life who may be experiencing developmental delays or challenges with speech-language or motor-skill…

Online bookings for Interviews closes Friday at noon!

Posted on October 7 2020

Parent/Teacher Interview booking information

Wednesday is Early Dismissal 2:15 p.m.

Posted on October 6 2020

CAN Teen Youth Hub - opening soon!

Posted on October 2 2020

Picture Day Details

Posted on October 2 2020

Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6 is Picture Day!!! Pick out that amazing outfit and spend a little extra time on your hair, we can't wait to see your smiling faces!!! Monday, October 5: Kindergarten…

The Bears' Blog....October 2

Posted on October 2 2020

Read In Week is being celebrated in all EIPS schools October 5 to 9. The theme of this year’s event is: Read Around the World. Full information and the Read In Toolkit can be found on the official Read…

Welcome to the School Council & Volunteer Parent Society!

Posted on October 1 2020

Welcome letter

Book School Interviews Online

Posted on September 30 2020

Click here for information on booking your school interviews online.  Bookings open Monday, October 5 at 9 a.m. and close Friday, October 9 at 12 p.m.

Stay at home guide

Posted on September 29 2020

Click here for an information sheet on when to keep your children at home.

The Bears' Blog....September 25

Posted on September 25 2020

Our students will honor Terry Fox as we participate in a school wide “Terry Fox Tribute” that will occur during our Phys. Ed classes on Tuesday, September 29. We invite students to contribute a Toonie…

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 24 2020

This year, EIPS will commemorate Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Orange Shirt Day is a day of remembrance and an act of reconciliation. It is an opportunity for First Nations, Métis…

Terry Fox Run - September 29

Posted on September 23 2020

Pine Street Elementary School will be participating in this year’s Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on Tuesday, September 29. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest…

Friday Sep 25 - Pajama Day!

Posted on September 23 2020

This Friday our first theme day is Pajama Day!

Free courses for parents of children aged 10 and older

Posted on September 18 2020

If you are considering leaving your 10 year old home for short periods of time? Strathcona County is offering free online course Confident on my Own on both September 26 or October 6. Click here for more…

Are you new to Canada and Strathcona County?

Posted on September 18 2020

Are you new to Canada and Strathcona County? Do you want to connect with other newcomers and learn how to access supports and resources in your community? WHEN: New events and opportunities happen every…

The Bears' Blog....September 18, 2020

Posted on September 18 2020

We are so proud of how our students are adjusting to the new rules and masks.  Everyone is doing their part to stay healthy and safe.  Speaking of safety, click here for a brochure on a Home Alone Safety…

Elk Island Regional Honour Choirs

Posted on September 11 2020

The Elk Island Regional Honour Choirs have been in existence since 1984. The Choirs are operated by the Elk Island Regional Honour Choirs Association and offer three auditioned choirs for students residing…

Student Illness Information

Posted on September 11 2020

Click here for a great information sheet if you student is ill. Please remember you must use the Covid-19 daily screening assessment prior to students riding the bus or entering the school. 

Kids Have Stress Too! Session

Posted on September 8 2020

Family and Community Services is offering a free online parent education session offering strategies to help youth manage stress. Explore what stress is and how it effects our brains and bodies and discuss…


Posted on September 1 2020

Our next virtual School Council & Society Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m. using Google Meet. Please stay tuned for an email being sent out to families on Tuesday with a link to join…

The Bears' Blog.....August 31

Posted on August 31 2020

There is a new bear in town... Hello, my name is Mr. Tracey Arbuthnott, I am your new principal at Pine Street Elementary.  I come to this amazing school with 25 year of experience in education with…

Daily Covid-19 Screening

Posted on August 26 2020

To ensure the safety of our students and staff, families are asked to complete this assessment daily before coming to school.  Please click here to view. 

Online Learning Information for Families

Posted on August 26 2020

Kindergarten to Grade 6 - Online learning begins September 8, 2020 The focus will be on core subjects only: language arts, mathematics, science and social studies—available in English and French. Emphasis…

Important Information for Parents/Guardians

Posted on August 25 2020

EIPS School Re-Entry Plan *Updated 16Oct2020 Daily Covid-19 Screening Assessment  *Updated 30Oct2020 Parents FAQ Information Letter Entrance and School Map Cohort Bell Schedule Timetable Group A Timetable…

Back to School 2020

Posted on August 24 2020

Find everything you need for back-to-school planning! Supply lists School calendars Registration details Busing information And more! Back to School 2020 Additional information: School re-entry details…

Happy Canada Day!

Posted on July 1 2020

Pine Street is closed for the summer!

Posted on June 29 2020

Summer Hours at Elk Island Public SchoolsThroughout the summer break, Pine Street Elementary School will be closed and will reopen on August 24, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you have any school-related…

Psychological First Aid

Posted on June 29 2020

Click here for information on how to register for the free Psychological First Aid course offered by Strathcona County.

Reports Cards will be published at 3:30 p.m. Friday,…

Posted on June 25 2020

Be sure to check your PowerSchool Parent Portal to access your child's report card.  A SchoolMessenger will be coming out soon with more details.

Material Collection - June 23, 2020

Posted on June 22 2020

Please return technology, textbooks, home reading and library materials to the school today (June 23) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact the school at 780-467-2246 to make alternate arrangements.

Principal's Pick - Josh's Story!

Posted on June 22 2020

Click here to listen to Josh's story!  

Principal's Pick - Megan's Story

Posted on June 22 2020

Click here to hear Megan's Poem!

The Bears’ Blog...June 19

Posted on June 19 2020

The Bears’ Blog…….June 19 Welcome to the last day of our alternative learning platform! I am so proud of our Pine Street families and staff who have persevered throughout these past few months. …

Principal's Pick - Harper's Story!

Posted on June 19 2020

Click here to listen to Harper's Story!

Principal's Pick - Anastasia S.'s Story

Posted on June 18 2020

Click here to listen to Anastasia's story!

Principal's Pick - Pearl's Story!

Posted on June 18 2020

Click here to listen to Pearl's story!

Principal's Pick - Owen's Story

Posted on June 17 2020

Click here to listen to Owen's story!

Material Collection - June 22 and June 23, 2020

Posted on June 16 2020

Dear Pine Street Partners, Pine Street Elementary will be using the School Interviews website to facilitate the return oftextbooks, library materials, home reading books, and loaned devices. Five-minute…

Principal's Pick - Katylynn's Story

Posted on June 16 2020

Click here to listen to Katylynn's story!

Principal's Pick - Quinley's Story!

Posted on June 16 2020

Click here to listen to Quinley's story!

Principal's Pick - James' Story!

Posted on June 15 2020

Click here to listen to James' story!

Principal's Pick - Alaina's story!

Posted on June 15 2020

Click here to listen to Alaina's story!

The Bears' Blog....June 12

Posted on June 12 2020

Welcome to the Bears’ Den!  I am so excited to share with you a picture of the new decal we had put into our gym and am looking forward to you being able to see it in person! Congratulations to Eva…

Have a great weekend!

Posted on June 12 2020

Treaty 6 Recognition Day - Art Contest

Posted on June 9 2020

Click here to read more about this great contest!

School re-entry survey closes June 10

Posted on June 9 2020

The EIPS survey is to gather feedback about the various scenarios proposed by Alberta Education for student re-entry in the fall will close on June 10. Please complete the survey so we have your input…

Welcome to the Bears' Den!

Posted on June 8 2020

Yearbook Challenge!

Posted on June 8 2020

Please email photos of yourself wearing your favourite hat or shirt to!  

Have a great week Pine Street!

Posted on June 8 2020

The Bears' Blog...June 5

Posted on June 5 2020

The Bears’ Blog….June 5 Welcome to June everyone!  Did you get a chance to read our June Newsletter? If not, check it out for important information about staffing, assessment, report cards, and student…

Happy Friday!

Posted on June 5 2020

Principal's Pick - Tyler's Story

Posted on June 4 2020

Click here to listen to Tyler's story!

Teddy Bear Picnic

Posted on June 3 2020

Thanks to our student council for their final theme day! Please send pictures to  

June School Council Meeting

Posted on June 3 2020

We would like to invite our PNE families and partners to our School Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 9th at 6:30 p.m. We will be using Google Meet to ensure everyone's safety. Please fill in the Google…

Pride Week in Strathcona County!

Posted on June 2 2020

Strathcona County Pride is moving online this year in recognition of the ongoing pandemic, but that doesn't mean it'll be any less fun! We have a whole week planned with events and activities. Monday,…

Principal's Pick - Maxim's Story

Posted on June 2 2020

Click here to listen to Maxim's story!

Grade 6 Celebration 2020

Posted on June 1 2020

The staff @PNESchool appreciate our amazing Grade 6 students and want to recognize them for their outstanding efforts throughout their elementary experience. An individual Grade 6 Celebration will be…

June Newsletter

Posted on June 1 2020

click here to read our June Newsletter

Principal's Pick - Gabrielle's Story

Posted on June 1 2020

Click here to listen to Gabrielle's story! 

The Bears' Blog...May 29

Posted on May 29 2020

I hope that everyone is enjoying the Principal’s Pick Writers Wednesday excerpts that are being shared on our school website blog and on our Twitter account (@PNESchool).  We are so proud of our writers…

The Principal's Pick - Kalise's Story

Posted on May 29 2020

Click here to listen to Kalise's story!

The Principal's Pick - Cooper's Story

Posted on May 28 2020

Click here to listen to Cooper's story!

The Principal's Pick - Chase's Story

Posted on May 27 2020

Click here to listen to Chase's story!

Principal's Pick - Cece's Story

Posted on May 26 2020

Click here to hear Cece's story!

Principal's Pick - Alexandra's Story

Posted on May 25 2020

The Bears' Blog....May 22

Posted on May 22 2020

Thank you to our Pine Street partners for continuing to engage students in learning this week!  As the weather gets warmer this can be a challenge, so keep up those great routines and habits in support…

Pet Photos

Posted on May 22 2020

Mrs. Strom is getting some extra cuddles these days from these two cuties. Follow us on @PNESchool on Twitter to see more photos of staff with their furry friends. We also invite Pine Street families…

EIPS School Playgrounds to Gradually Re-open

Posted on May 21 2020

May 21, 2020 EIPS School Playgrounds to Gradually Re-open Sherwood Park, AB. — As part of Phase 1 of the Alberta Government’s relaunch strategy, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) is re-opening its…

Pet Photos

Posted on May 21 2020

Check out Mrs. Alty and her beautiful grandchildren hanging out with Marley the donkey. Marley is all ready for some fun in the sun sporting her straw hat. We invite Pine Street families to submit photos…

Pet Photos

Posted on May 20 2020

Camera shy Lulu is keeping Ms. Appleby and her sweet crew company during this alternative learning situation. Please submit photos of you with your pet to for consideration…

Principal's Pick Writers Wednesday is tomorrow!

Posted on May 19 2020

Winston is getting excited!

Pet Photos

Posted on May 19 2020

We invite Pine Street families to submit photos with their pets for the yearbook to This is Ms. Remeika with her family fish, Marshall, who was named after the Paw Patrol…

The Bears' Blog....May 14

Posted on May 14 2020

This is a busy time of year for us as we are continuing to do all those things related to this school year while planning for the next year.  Know that we are working hard to have plans for whatever…

What to do on a windy Thursday?

Posted on May 14 2020

May showers bring spring flowers

Posted on May 12 2020

Principal's Pick - Kieffer's Story

Posted on May 11 2020

The Bears' Blog....May 8

Posted on May 8 2020

I hope this week’s Bears’ Blog finds everyone safe and healthy!  It has been wonderful to reminisce about and celebrate our Pine Street Volunteers this week.  Although we have not seen you lately,…

Our Wonderful Volunteers - Be You

Posted on May 8 2020

To honour our generous volunteers, we have dedicated the book, Be You by Peter H. Reynolds, to the school library. In this video, Ms. Stevens reads the story and shares a special message to our volunteers.…

Principal's Pick - Caz's Story

Posted on May 8 2020

Winston visited the office!

Posted on May 7 2020

I left my desk for 2 minutes and I missed a special visitor!

Thank you Pine Street Partners!

Posted on May 7 2020


Principal's Pick - Barry's Story

Posted on May 7 2020

Principal's Pick - Nick's Story

Posted on May 6 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Video

Posted on May 6 2020

The first Wednesday in May is usually our Volunteer Appreciation luncheon since we are unable to come together and express our gratitude, we invite you to watch our staff appreciation video.  Volunteers…

Student Council Theme Day - Mustache Day!

Posted on May 6 2020

Our student council theme day is mustache day.  Share your fun mustache photos via email to


Posted on May 5 2020

Sending our sincere appreciation to our generous volunteers who contribute so much to making Pine Street the amazing place it is. To honour these individuals several of our creative and artistic staff…

Principal's Pick - Elizabeth's Story

Posted on May 5 2020

PNE Volunteer Appreciation Week

Posted on May 4 2020

Thank you to our many volunteers and community partners for their spirit, energy and commitment to making a difference. Stay tuned this week for special tributes to express our heartfelt thanks and follow…

May the 4th!

Posted on May 4 2020

Congratulations to Aydin for winning April's Principal's…

Posted on May 4 2020

Principal's Pick - Paige's Story

Posted on May 4 2020

The Bears' Blog....May 1

Posted on May 1 2020

Another week of alternative learning under our belts AND a new month!  My how the time flies!  I hope this week’s edition finds everyone safe, healthy, and connected (safely, of course!).  I welcome…

Thank you for the flowers!

Posted on May 1 2020

Principal's Pick - Kylar's Story

Posted on May 1 2020

Principal's Pick - Aidan's story

Posted on April 30 2020

Someone moving in on Winston's turf....

Posted on April 29 2020

Principal's Pick - Henry's story

Posted on April 29 2020  

Happiness is....Spring Flowers

Posted on April 28 2020

Principal's Pick - Arianna's Story

Posted on April 28 2020

EIPS Alternate Learning Toolkit

Posted on April 27 2020

To limit the spread of COVID-19, students are learning at home while in-school classes are cancelled. Teachers are following alternative instruction plans—through Google Classroom, telephone conversations…

Information for students headed to Junior High in…

Posted on April 27 2020

Clover Bar Junior High FR Haythorne Lakeland Ridge Sherwood Heights

The Bears’ Blog….April 24

Posted on April 24 2020

Welcome to the end of our third week of our alternative learning platform!  I was thrilled this past week to be able to jump into some Google Meets and see our students smiling faces!  It is so important…

Winston sending out love!

Posted on April 22 2020

Pictures Needed!

Posted on April 21 2020

The Pine Street School Yearbook Committee needs your help!  Having fun learning at home?  Take a quick pic and send it to  If you have any other pictures from school…

Digital Books and Resouces from Strathcona County…

Posted on April 20 2020

Strathcona County Library’s website includes dedicated web pages and resources for both children and teens. It also offers the ability for students and educators to register for or renew library memberships…

The Bears' Blog.....April 17

Posted on April 17 2020

Hello Pine Street Families! With week two of alternative learning under our belts, it appears that routines are becoming established and the ‘speed bumps’ we have experienced are thankfully shrinking…

Office hours for teaching staff

Posted on April 15 2020

Click here to check the times when our teachers are available for calls and emails.

Book Return

Posted on April 14 2020

If your student is finished with their library books or home reading books, they can be dropped off in our lost and found bin.  The bin will be outside of the main doors on weekdays from 9 a.m. until…

The Bears' Blog...April 9

Posted on April 13 2020

The Bears Blog…….April 9 Hello Pine Street Families! I must begin by thanking each and every one of you for your patience, diligence, and understanding as we navigate our way through the very first…

Alternate Learning Toolkit

Posted on April 8 2020

Alternative Learning During In-school Class Cancellations Thank you to all EIPS families and students for your patience while the Division worked out the details of how learning will take place while…

Danger! Thin Ice!

Posted on April 8 2020

Watch for Thin Ice Remember, be aware of thin ice this time of year. Depending on changing temperatures, ice can form and melt to varying degrees on outdoor bodies of water. Please remind your child about…

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 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…

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…

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…


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    

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…

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 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 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 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 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

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.