Home and School

Welcome to new and returning parents and caregivers!  It is an exciting year for your child as he/she enters another year of school, or enters the first year of school.  The Home and School Association of Glen Stewart Primary is here to help you, the parents, navigate the school year.  Our objective is to foster cooperation between parents and teachers, so parents can be informed, constructive partners with educators.  Our goal is to obtain the best for each child in our school community.

Glen Stewart Primary 2022- 2023 Executive:

Co-Chairs: Jennifer Bevan and Heather MacAulay                                                                                                   
Vice- Chair:   Amber Brown                                                                                                             
Treasurer:  Alicia Arsenault
Secretary:  Emma Rockett and Emily Owen 

Check us out on Facebook: Glen Stewart Primary Home and School 


Home & School News, October 2023



🍎 Semi-Meeting


The PEI Home and School Federation’s Semi-Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, October 23, 2023, 6:00-8:00 PM at Central Queens Elementary School, 19821 2 Rte, Hunter River, PE C0A 1N0. Light refreshments provided. 

“HELP MY CHILD" Panel Discussion topics/speakers will include:


  1. What is Home & School? David Schult, Former international school teacher and administrator having worked overseas for over 24 years, in seven countries before returning to Canada in 2021, will provide background and context to what Home and School is and does.


  2. COMPASS Student Health Survey! Cody Davenport, PEI COMPASS Research Project Lead, PEI Chief Public Health Office, will present student health survey results about their health and health behaviours including sedentary behaviours, physical activity, mental health, healthy eating, substance use, bullying, academic outcomes, and sleep.


  3. Screens in schools: simple ways to maximize the benefits and minimize the harms! Dr. Travis Saunders, PhD, CSEP CEP, Professional Kinesiologist (he/him), UPEI Associate Professor, Dept. Applied Human Sciences. Screens are an increasingly regular part of the school day bringing both opportunities and challenges for student learning and health. Dr. Saunders will give an overview of research on the ways that schools can maximize the benefits and minimize the harms of screen use in schools. 


REGISTER by Oct. 18/23 using the Online Registration Form linked here:





🍎 What’s on your Home and School agenda?   Home and School = TEAMWORK 


Meet with the principal/other school staff in Sept./Oct. to set goals for the 2023-2024 school year. 


  • Add discussion about collaborative ways to support the school to your agenda


  • Add activities and educational topics (e.g., COMPASS Student Health Survey) 


  • Add Federation monthly news (e.g., Semi-Annual, Oct. 23; Training Wksps, Nov. 6&7)


  • Add gov announcements applicable to student learning and supports 


  • Add fundraising initiatives discussion and determine the purpose 


REMEMBER:  Everything we (parents and teachers) do is for students’ benefit! 




🍎 Training Workshops for Volunteers


Vicki Bryanton and Stephen Gould will lead Home and School Training Workshops as follows:


Nov. 6 - Miscouche Consolidated School, 6:30 – 8:00 PM


Nov. 7 - West Royalty Elementary School, 6:30 – 8:00 PM


All school volunteers are welcome!  No cost.


Register by emailing peihsf@gov.pe.ca or call 902-620-3186 by Nov. 1st.




🍎 Parent Leadership Grants
Funds are available for up to $500 per Home and School Association to organize parent educational, leadership initiatives in your school community. For more information, go to: https://peihsf.ca/grants/


Questions? Contact the Federation office at: 902-620-3186 / 1-800-916-0664 / peihsf@gov.pe.ca 



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