Premier’s Task Force

The Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes will hold a consultation session for parents and other members of the public on Tuesday, February 28 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Queen Elizabeth High School, Foxtrap. Pre-registration (for planning purposes) is requested. Information on the registration procedure and the work of the task force is available at: www.ptfnl.ca. Please consider attending the consultation session and expressing your views.

The task force recognizes that it will not be possible for everyone to attend this session. Information on other ways to provide feedback to the task force is available on the web site.

No Classes for Students on Monday, February 27th

Teachers have a PD Day pertaining to LGBTQ.

**Note from 2017 Safe Prom Committee**

Results of 50/50 Hockey Shield Game #1 (Feb 20) in support of QE’s Safe Prom.

Winning ticket #1973437 goes to Ms Jennifer Quilty.
Total payout $440
Drawn by Arena Staff and witnessed by the audience.

We will be set up again Wednesday night, possibly Thursday. You still have a chance to win big. Tickets will be selling for $2 each or 3 for $5

Thanks for your support.

Ros Priddle, Chair
Safe Prom

Cap & Gown Biography

Graduates – please click on the link below to fill in the form for your Cap & Gown Biography by Monday, Feb 27. You will need to sign in to your school Google account in order to access the form.

https://docs.google.com/a/nlesd.ca/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeV2WnuOMLq7kur3MF0caDL8yWpWezpV5QuwvmVii2RlEbvdQ/viewform

Winter Carnival 2017

The Student Council is planning our 2017 Winter Carnival Day. Our goal is to help foster a community spirit within our school by offering a full variety of fun activities. All students are required to attend. All students must sign up for activities, including free activities. Sign-up will be at lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 21st , Thursday, Feb. 23rd and Friday, Feb.24th in the LRC. For activities with a fee, payment is needed at sign-up.

Detailed list of available activities

Axtion waiver: http://www.axtion.ca/images/AxtionIncWaiver.pdf

White Hills waiver: https://www.luminpdf.com/viewer/epbkiee9mHG9Mjihh/share?sk=ea9958e3-5ccd-4271-9a49-e40ea7050b83

 

Senior Prom 2017 Information

Please see the attached Senior Prom 2017 PowerPoint Presentation from our Parent Information Session. Senior Prom 2017

Prom Payment due

Level three students are reminded that a deposit of $110 is due by February 28th. Please make your payments at the main office. If you have any questions regarding prom payments please see Ms. Starkes or Ms. King.  Thanks!
For more detailed information regarding Senior Prom 2017, please download and view this document.

Grad Pictures

Due to inclement weather, some of our photos were rescheduled.

Students who missed their photos on Wednesday, Feb 15th will have their photos taken on Friday, Feb 17th, and students who missed their photos on Tuesday, Feb 14th, will have their photos taken on Monday, Feb 20th.

Parent-Teacher Interviews Rescheduled

The evening session of Parent-Teacher Interviews will go ahead this Thursday, February 16th from 5:30-7:30.

No appointments will be scheduled. Drop in only.

Respectfully,

Wayne Rodgers
Principal

Early Closure on Wednesday, February 22nd

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District is currently engaged in consultations to inform the development of its 2017-2020 Strategic Plan. The District has asked me to facilitate school-based consultations with our school council, staff and students. The school has been given permission to close one hour early on Wednesday, February 22nd to facilitate this process.

Students will be dismissed at 12:40 p.m.

Respectfully,

Wayne Rodgers
Principal

Parent Teacher Meetings Postponed

Due to worsening weather conditions, Parent Teacher Meetings have been postponed this evening – Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017. Please contact your child’s teacher by email if you have any concerns you wish to discuss.

MUN Info Session

Memorial’s St. John’s campus will be hosting Information Sessions for all grade 11 and 12 students and their parents/guardians on Tuesday, Feb 7 and Wednesday, Feb 8. See this infographic for more information. Free Parking is available in area 1A – click here to view a map.

Report Cards and Parent-Teacher Interviews and PD Day

Report Cards will go home on Tuesday, February 7th and Parent-Teacher Interviews will take place on Wednesday, February 8th. Students will be dismissed at 11:40. Due to the limited time, there will be NO SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS using our on-line booking system. Instead, parents can simply drop by the school on February 8th, anytime between 1:00-4:00 or 6:30-8:30 and meet with teachers. This will be a first come…first served event. Thursday, February 9th will be a professional development day for teachers so students will not have classes on Thursday. Regular classes will resume on Friday.

Notes from the Safe Prom Committee

Notes from Wednesday night’s meeting, February 1, 2017 are attached below for your information.  Forms which are referenced in the notes for your completion are also attached. If you have any questions or problems opening the files, please feel free to contact me.

Rosalind Priddle, Chair Safe Prom Committee,  Bgpriddle@nl.rogers.com

Parent Mtg for Senior and Safe Proms

For the information of parents of level 3 students – There will be a senior prom and safe prom information session, Wednesday, Feb 1st at 7 pm in the cafeteria. If you are unable to attend and have any questions, feel free to contact allisonstarkes@nlesd.ca or meganking@nlesd.ca