Month: June 2014

Breakfast Program News

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What a great year for the Breakfast Program!!! A BIG THANK YOU to ALL our volunteers – in the kitchen preparing food for our children daily, shoppers, organizers and donators. It takes many, many people to make this program a success. If you haven’t helped in the past please consider helping in September. You can sign up on our Online Schedule to help in the kitchen any mornings that work for you… even once a month is a BIG help. Find out what’s happening and JOIN Greenfield Breakfast Program Volunteers on Facebook or email nicolepeterjohnston@bellaliant to find out ways you can help that suits you!!

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Tips for toast was a HUGE success for us this year. We did not receive funding from Breakfast for Learning Grant so TIPs FOR TOAST was a big part of our success this year. THANK YOU for donating to this and please consider continuing next school year.
Continuous support from our community also HUGE part in our financial success. A BIG THANK YOU to the following:
DC Tires, McCain Foods, Mike Bradley Insurance, Hemphill Chevrolet Buick GMC, Clarks Toyota Summerside, Toombs Howard MacDougall Chartered Accountants, Don’s Bottle Exchange, Lioness Club, Police Association, Fireman’s Association, Health Eating Alliance, Greenfield Home and School.

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THANK YOU once again for ALL you have done!!!! Looking forward to continued success in September. Please consider donating just ONE hour of your time next school year.
NOTE: Last day for Breakfast Program this school year will be Friday June 20th, 2014.

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Save the date for the 4th Annual Greenfield Picnic

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Food, Fun, Greenfield Community Spirit
Help us kick off the 2014-15 school year!

The 4th Annual Greenfield Picnic will be held on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. Many volunteers will be needed to ensure this event is a success. Parents who would like to sign up to help at the picnic can sign up using the BBQ Volunteer Online Schedule or contact Brenda Meisner (bmeisner@pei.sympatico.ca or 436-9720). A detailed letter will be sent home in September. We are looking forward to seeing all of the Greenfield Families.

Have a safe and enjoyable summer,
Greenfield Home and School Association

Sign up for a shift on the BBQ Volunteer Online Schedule!

Click on the orange links here, pick a shift, add your name and hit enter. It’s that easy!

The schedule can also be found under Links on this pages sidebar.

Ending the Year/New Website

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The Project
It’s been an exciting spring with all of the parental engagement activities and events! We named our project for the grant proposal The Home and School Connection, then held a variety of fun and informative sessions that covered 5 main subjects! Math information night for parents, Art lessons with Maurice Bernard for every student, a Literacy Fair, 4 Saturday sessions for Health and Fitness, and we’re tying it up this week with a little astronomy and technology for Science.
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We are extremely pleased with how many of these projects turned out. It sounds like a lot of work for home and school but it wasn’t really. There are so many resources available with people fully qualified and prepared to do their thing, if asked. We’d especially like to thank Greenfield’s administration and staff for all of their help. Every time an area is mentioned, they light up with ideas and are eager to do all they can to extend their reach to parents.
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We had many little goals in mind with each activity, but our main overall goal was to strengthen the connection between parents and the school community.
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New Design
We’ve updated this website with a brighter design and added a Kids Links page to easily connect our children with the educational websites they use at school, and provide more resources for parents. We will continue to add to this, and search for ways to improve communications between home and school. We hope your family will enjoy using this site regularly, and you can catch all of the information and updates that we post to let you know what’s happening.
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With that in mind while redoing this site, a new tag line was created.
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Because ultimately that is what we work hardest to do. Through newsletter, notes sent home, flyers, blog posts, Facebook pages and groups, updates, links and reminders, meetings and activities, we do all we can to reach every parent, make everyone aware of what is going on, and provide opportunities for us all to be involved in the many aspects of our children’s education.
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Make sure you have this website Bookmarked,
use the Links and watch for Updates!