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Kindergarten Open House

Important Dates

PLEASE VISIT SCHOOL CASH ONLINE FOR INFORMATION ON CLASS TRIPS, SCHOOL LUNCHES AND MORE

APRIL PIZZA LUNCHES Friday April 7, Thursday April 13, Friday April 21

APRIL PASTA LUNCH Friday April 28 (No PIZZA)

APRIL PITA LUNCHES Wednesday April 5, 12, 19 & 26

BEAUTY & THE BEAST (Gr 4-8) May 3/17

May 4 - Intermediate Badminton Tournament

May 5 - Silver Birch/Red Maple Conference

May 8 - Regional Track & Field Meet

May 16 - Niagara Symphony Orchestra visits Prince Philip

Dental Screening - June 7, 15, 19

June 15 - Gr. 7/8 Immunizations

 

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Bell Times for 2016 - 2017
8:30 Duty Begins
8:45 Entry Bell
8:45 Block 1
10:25—11:05 Nutrition/Fitness Break
11:05 Block 2
12:45—1:25 Nutrition/Fitness Break
1:25 Block 3
3:05 Dismissal

DSBN Regional Track & Field Meet cancelled for Monday May 8, 2017 due to wet conditions. It has been rescheduled for Wednseday May 17, 2017.

SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEY

Our school climate survey is open and provides an opportunity for students and parents to provide information about their experiences of school safety, acceptance, inclusion, and well-being.  It is a web-based survey that guarantees anonymity of the respondents.  Parent information and survey codes are being sent home with the youngest/only child this week. Please ask your child about the letter and click on the Parent Survey button on the right hand side of our website when you are ready to complete the survey. The survey is open until May 19th.

Thank you for your input!

FUN FAIR -SAVE THE DATE

How can you help support our Fun Fair?

Please see the Fun Fair note that was sent home with your child for a survey link to volunteer or fill in the paper copy and return it to the school. Thank you for your support of our Fun Fair!

WE LOVE DOGS

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No Dogs on School Property Please

We recognize that dogs are an important part of many families however not everyone is comfortable around dogs for personal or medical reasons. We respectively ask that no dogs be brought onto school property. If you like to walk to and from school with your dog, please arrange to drop off or meet your child outside of the school yard. Thank you for your support.

PARENT COUNCIL SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER - FLOWERS & SEEDS

Prince Philip School Parent Council is once again running a Spring Plant Fundraiser offering Flowers & Seeds. Information packages will be sent home Tuesday April 11/17. Please visit School Cash Online for more information and to place your orders. Last day to order your Fundraising items is Monday April 24/17. PLEASE NOTE - ORDERS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH SCHOOL CASH ONLINE

Gr 4-8 Beauty & The Beast

Students in Gr 4-8 will have the opportunity to attend a presentation of Beauty & The Beast at Governor Simcoe Secondary School on May 3/17. Please visit School Cash Online for more information and to purchase tickets.

Join us for Rankin Run!

Show your school spirit and join the 2017 Prince Philip N. Rankin Run Team! The walk/run will take place on Saturday, May 27th. T-shirt order forms will go home on Wed. April 19th. You can sign up on-line at www.rankinrun.com or send the paper copy in to Mrs. Krahn or Mrs. Butler. The deadline to join the team is May 3rd. We are looking forward to a great day!!

Check Out Our New Calendar Link

Click on the calendar link above and check out our new and improved calendar. Check back frequently to find out what new and exciting things are happening at Prince Philip.

School Cash Online IMPORTANT INFORMATION

CONGRATULATIONS to Prince Philip families and staff for being the first school in DSBN to have a 100% adoption rate for School Cash Online! Way to go Royals! Please remember to check Cash Online for permission forms, trip permission forms and payment, fundraisers, pizza and pita lunches etc...

Mornings at Prince Philip

We know that mornings can be a rush to get your children out the door. With that being said, it is important that your child is on time each morning for school. This means planning for enough time for your child to enter through the appropriate door with their class. Being on time will help your child maximize their learning and reduce long line ups for late slips at the office! If your child arrives after the bell they will need to report to the office for a slip. We ask that parents not take students directly to their classrooms, please bring your son/daughter to the office to check in.

Parking at Prince Philip School

Our parking lot has been repainted! Please note that cars and buses will be using the same drop off lane. Please be patient and help us ensure all of our students arrive safely at school.

ALLERGIES!

Please be aware that we have several students with life threatening allergies at Prince Philip. To ensure we keep all of our students safe we are requesting that NO homemade snacks or treats be sent to school for special events (i.e. celebrations, birthdays). If you wish to send a treat with your child, please discuss it with your child’s teacher and choose a store bought snack with the nut free label on it. Thank you for helping keep all of our students safe.

School Advisory Council

We had a great turnout to our first SAC meeting of 2016-2017 . We would like to introduce our Executive members;

Chair – Kelly Ciceran

Co-Chairs – Stefanie Schanbacker & Jen Feschuk

Secretary – Teresa Shouldice-Fleming

Thank you to these parents and all the parents that attended the meeting. We are looking forward to another great year at Prince Philip. All parents are welcome to join us at the next meeting on Tuesday May 16th at 6:30 pm.

Our Commitment to Student Achievement

"Hand in hand, we learn together at Prince Philip."

Our Commitment to Student Achievement

We are honoured that you have chosen to send your child(ren) to Prince Philip for their education.

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at Prince Philip Public School for our students. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our school provides extra-curricular opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

Our Board is focused on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our students.

We welcome your input and questions.

Yours in education,

Brian Baranoski

Principal

Safety Tips for Students

Prince Philip teachers have reviewed safety in the community messages with our students, and we recommend that parents and guardians also discuss these safety rules with their children:

1. Don't talk to strangers.
2. Always walk to and from school with a buddy.
3. Do not take short cuts through alleys, parks, fields, etc. even if they are well lit.
4. Let someone know where you are and where you are going.
5. If you suspect someone is following you, RUN! Go to the nearest safe place.
6. If someone makes you feel uncomfortable, go to the nearest safe place.
7. Walk confidently and be aware of your surroundings.
8. Never, ever get into a stranger's vehicle.
9. Adults will never ask a child for help. If an adult asks you for help, run to a safe place.

Should your children report a suspicious incident to you, please report these incidents to the Niagara Regional Police and then notify the school.