Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022Posted 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,…
EidPosted on May 13 2021
K-6 Draft CurriculumPosted 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 6Posted 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 youPosted on May 4 2021
Mindful Kids SessionsPosted 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 ResultsPosted on April 28 2021
Click here to read the results from the parent survey!
Register for Student Transportation for 2021-22Posted 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 23Posted 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 30Posted 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 YearPosted 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 growthPosted 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 21APRPosted 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 NightPosted 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 NightsPosted 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 9Posted 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 SchoolPosted 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 5Posted on March 22 2021
Pine Street will re-open after spring break Tuesday, April 6
The Bears' Blog.....March 19Posted 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 19Posted on March 12 2021
Our next theme day is Friday, March 19! Bring on your crazy hair!
Parent/Teacher Phone ConferencesPosted on March 8 2021
Click here for the instructions to sign up for Parent/Teacher phone conferences Go to www.schoolinterviews.ca and follow these simple instructions. Enter the code q4e9p and press "Go” Enter your…
The Bears' Blog.....March 4Posted 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 DayPosted on February 19 2021
The Bears’ Blog… February 19Posted 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 CelebrationPosted on February 18 2021
Mrs. Williams in disguise visited our grade 1 classrooms to celebrate 100 day
Monday, February 15 - School Closed for Family DayPosted on February 12 2021
Inclement Weather....Bus CancellationsPosted 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 3Posted 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 SchoolPosted on February 3 2021
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 CelebrationsPosted 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 22Posted 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. 28Posted 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 characterPosted 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 8Posted 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 & FoundPosted on December 18 2020
Please call the school if these belong to your student!
The Bears' Blog....December 18Posted 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 & InformationPosted 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 4Posted 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 4Posted 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 2Posted on November 30 2020
Thank You Salisbury GreenhousePosted 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 DrivePosted 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 20Posted 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 WeatherPosted 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 DayPosted 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 30Posted 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 OutPosted on October 29 2020
Do you feel unsafe or scared? Check out the great resources from Strathcona County
The Seven Sacred Teachings - RESPECTPosted 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 InformationPosted 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 16Posted 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 2020-2021Posted 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 DetailsPosted 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 2Posted 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
Book School Interviews OnlinePosted 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 guidePosted on September 29 2020
Click here for an information sheet on when to keep your children at home.
The Bears' Blog....September 25Posted 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 DayPosted 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 29Posted 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 olderPosted 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, 2020Posted 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 ChoirsPosted 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 InformationPosted 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! SessionPosted 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…
SAVE THE DATEPosted 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 31Posted 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 ScreeningPosted 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 FamiliesPosted 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/GuardiansPosted 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 2020Posted 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 AidPosted 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, 2020Posted 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 StoryPosted on June 22 2020
Click here to hear Megan's Poem!
The Bears’ Blog...June 19Posted 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 StoryPosted 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 StoryPosted on June 17 2020
Click here to listen to Owen's story!
Material Collection - June 22 and June 23, 2020Posted 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 StoryPosted 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 12Posted 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 ContestPosted on June 9 2020
Click here to read more about this great contest!
School re-entry survey closes June 10Posted 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 email@example.com!
Have a great week Pine Street!Posted on June 8 2020
The Bears' Blog...June 5Posted 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 StoryPosted on June 4 2020
Click here to listen to Tyler's story!
Teddy Bear PicnicPosted on June 3 2020
Thanks to our student council for their final theme day! Please send pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
June School Council MeetingPosted 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 StoryPosted on June 2 2020
Click here to listen to Maxim's story!
Grade 6 Celebration 2020Posted 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 NewsletterPosted on June 1 2020
click here to read our June Newsletter
Principal's Pick - Gabrielle's StoryPosted on June 1 2020
Click here to listen to Gabrielle's story!
The Bears' Blog...May 29Posted 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 StoryPosted on May 29 2020
Click here to listen to Kalise's story!
The Principal's Pick - Cooper's StoryPosted on May 28 2020
Click here to listen to Cooper's story!
The Principal's Pick - Chase's StoryPosted on May 27 2020
Click here to listen to Chase's story!
Principal's Pick - Cece's StoryPosted on May 26 2020
Click here to hear Cece's story!
Principal's Pick - Alexandra's StoryPosted on May 25 2020
The Bears' Blog....May 22Posted 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 PhotosPosted 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-openPosted 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 PhotosPosted 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 PhotosPosted 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 email@example.com for consideration…
Principal's Pick Writers Wednesday is tomorrow!Posted on May 19 2020
Winston is getting excited!
Pet PhotosPosted on May 19 2020
We invite Pine Street families to submit photos with their pets for the yearbook to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is Ms. Remeika with her family fish, Marshall, who was named after the Paw Patrol…
The Bears' Blog....May 14Posted 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 flowersPosted on May 12 2020
Principal's Pick - Kieffer's StoryPosted on May 11 2020
The Bears' Blog....May 8Posted 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 YouPosted 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 StoryPosted 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
YOU ARE TEA-RIFIC!
Principal's Pick - Barry's StoryPosted on May 7 2020
Principal's Pick - Nick's StoryPosted on May 6 2020
Volunteer Appreciation VideoPosted 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 email@example.com
THANK YOU VOLUNTEERSPosted 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 StoryPosted on May 5 2020
PNE Volunteer Appreciation WeekPosted 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 StoryPosted on May 4 2020
The Bears' Blog....May 1Posted 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 StoryPosted on May 1 2020
Principal's Pick - Aidan's storyPosted on April 30 2020
Someone moving in on Winston's turf....Posted on April 29 2020
Principal's Pick - Henry's storyPosted on April 29 2020
Happiness is....Spring FlowersPosted on April 28 2020
Principal's Pick - Arianna's StoryPosted on April 28 2020
EIPS Alternate Learning ToolkitPosted 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
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The Bears’ Blog….April 24Posted 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 17Posted 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 staffPosted on April 15 2020
Click here to check the times when our teachers are available for calls and emails.
Book ReturnPosted 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 9Posted 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 ToolkitPosted 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 NumbersPosted 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 InformationPosted 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 LearningPosted 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 20Posted 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 NoticePosted 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 schedulePosted 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 InformationPosted 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 & 19Posted 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 YouPosted 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 5Posted 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 InterviewsPosted 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 28Posted 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 26Posted 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 21Posted 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 SundayPosted 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 14Posted 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 AssemblyPosted 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 GamesPosted on February 11 2020
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February 11 is the last day to order Nitza's Pizza…Posted on February 10 2020
The Bears' Blog February 5Posted 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 31Posted 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 24Posted 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 FundraiserPosted 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 formsPosted 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 17Posted 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 1-2020Posted on January 16 2020
The Bears' Blog January 10Posted 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 15-2020Posted 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 email@example.com
The Bears' Blog December 20Posted 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 LutheranPosted 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 13Posted 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 6Posted 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 UpdatePosted 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 RegistrationPosted 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 28Posted 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 YearbookPosted 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 22Posted 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 5:30Posted 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 WeekPosted 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 firstname.lastname@example.org…
Inclement WeatherPosted on October 31 2019
Please check out our Newsletter section to read more information on EIPS Inclement Weather Policy
Remembrance Day CeremonyPosted 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 email@example.com or hand in completed forms to Pine Street School office. Payment can be made by handing in the form and cash…
Halloween DancePosted 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 InformationPosted 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Photo retake day is October…
Pre-order your yearbooks and save 10% in OctoberPosted on October 8 2019
Read In WeekPosted 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 closedPosted 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 ToolPosted 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 30Posted 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 RunPosted 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 YouPosted 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 email@example.com or post it to Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag…
2019-2020 YearbooksPosted 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 NewsletterPosted on September 5 2019
Our September newsletter is going home tonight with students. You can also read online Click HERE
Back to School 2019-20Posted 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 RegistrationPosted 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 NewsletterPosted 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 email@example.com
New Logo LaunchPosted 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.