Apr 15 – PJ &/or Hat Day $2
Apr 16 – PD Day (no classes)
Apr 22 – Grade 6 – HPV #2
May 7 – PD Day (No classes)
May 19 – Welcome to Kindergarten
May 24 – Stat Holiday (no classes)
June 4 – Kindergarten Orientation
June 24 – Grade 6 Closing
June 28 – Last Day of Classes
Bloomfield Elementary is a peanut-free school. Students are not allowed to bring any food containing peanuts or any traces of nuts. The Public Schools Branch also has a policy that peanut butter substitutes are not allowed in school.
Virtual Book Fair
Will be held April 12th – April 23rd. There will be a link to the Scholastic site sent home as the date gets closer as the link will only be activated on April 12th. Books that you order will be shipped directly home. There will be free shipping on orders over $40 and there will also be free shipping on orders placed April 14th – April 21st during the hours of 6-8 p.m. As in previous years all proceeds will go towards purchasing books for the school. Any questions please contact Jill MacNeill-Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2021-2022 school calendar is available at https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/education-and-lifelong-learning/2021-2022-school-calendar
Home & School News:
PJ &/or Hat Day: Students can wear PJ’s or a Hat on Thursday, April 15th for $2. Money raised will go towards paying the loan for the playground equipment.
Hot Dog & Juice Day: Students can order a hot dog and/or juice on Thursday, April 22nd. These items are included on the lunch order form that was sent home. Hot dogs are $2 each and juice $1. Money raised will go towards paying the loan for the playground equipment.
AGM: The Home & School Federation’s 68th Annual Meeting will be held May 10th virtually on Zoom. Registration & meeting materials will be circulated electronically in April.
Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program Consultations: Share your ideas! Currently, 76% of Island four-year olds are enrolled in pre-kindergarten. A new Universal pre-kindergarten program will help ensure that the cost is not a barrier to a child’s development and success. Please complete the online survey before April 9th at https://prekindergarten.questionpro.ca/
New Program to Connect Children Waiting for Autism Assessments with Interventions:
A new Health PEI Program will provide early intervention for children who are waiting an autism assessment from a Psychologist. The Social ABC’s is for children between the ages of 12 and 36 months. The social ABC’s program has been successful in other parts of Canada. Parents have seen a significant increase in positive affect-sharing and social communication in toddlers. For Autism Assessment details please visit https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/news/new-program-connect-children-waiting-autism-assessments-interventions
Steam PEI is offering a brand new Bio Science summer camp in Alberton in English and in Evangeline in French this year. The Bio Science camp is for students ages 8-12 and explores topics including human health, biomechanics, biochemistry, climate change and sustainability. The cost for the BioScience camp is just $50 for the week. For more information and to register visit www.steampei.com
Steam PEI in Partnership with Canadian Parents for French are offering a Junior STEAM camp in Tignish. This camp will be delivered in French. Students (ages 5-12) will spend the week exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through hands-on activities both inside and outdoors. Includes a special visit from Bricks 4 Kidz and Kids Code Jeunesse for coding, engineering and LEGO fun! Students may be registered through the Canadian Parents for French PEI. https://pei.cpf.ca/en/cpf-summer-camps/ or email email@example.com