News & Notes, Volume 14, No. 15

News & Notes, Volume 14, No. 15
Be Cool for Autism
We’re hoping to “Be Cool for Autism” tomorrow at Beachy Cove.  All of our staff and learners are invited to wear their sunglasses tomorrow so show how cool we are.  We also encourage everyone to bring along a dollar or two in support of the Autism Society.  Please make your envelope or baggie with “Autism Society”.

Easter Vacation
Easter vacation begins at the close of the school day (2:40pm) on Thursday, April 18, 2019.  We reopen on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:30am.

Little Mermaid
Our learners in Kindergarten and grade one are looking forward to “Little Mermaid” at Holy Heart Theatre on Wednesday.  Please ensure that permission slips and the $10 fee for the ticket is sent along to the school by Wednesday morning.  If we don’t have a signed permission form for your child, he/she cannot attend.

Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Club Flea Market
Our KES Breakfast Club  is pleased to announce its first Flea Market. An 8′ table space rents for only $30. Turn your gently used clothing and household items into cash.  This is set for Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 12:00pm-4:00pm. There is no admission charge.  If you would like to book a table, please e-mail the club coordinator, Cherie Butler at

Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Lions Club
We are very pleased to accept a donation of $150 from our local Lions Club in support of our Positive Behaviour and Intervention Supports program (Pounce Paws, Behavioural Matrix, etc.).  These funds will be used to enhance our monthly prize draws for those awarded “Pounce Paws”.

PCSP Minor Soccer
PCSP Minor Soccer’s House League registration will begin on April 1, 2019 through online ( or in-person procedures.  Two in-house sessions have been organized for April 27, 2019 from 10:00am-12:00pm and on May 11, 2019 from 2:00pm-4:00pm at Voisey’s Brook Park.  Cash and cheques will be accepted an the in-house sessions; online registrants can pay by VISA or MasterCard.The House League will host the following divisions:Mini Kicks – Boys and Girls – Born 2016Grass Roots Boys and Girls  – Born 2014/2015Under 7 Boys and Girls – Born 2012/2013Under 9 Boys and Girls – Born 2010/2011Under 11 Boys and Girls – Born 2008/2009Under 13 Boys and Girls – Born 2006/2007House League will be Monday-Thursday; specific dates for age groups will be released closer to the start date. Payment Details: 1st Player: $105.00  2nd Player: $90.00If you are interested in coaching, please email:

Important Dates
Earth Day Assembly – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:30pm (Grade Three)
KinderStart # 4 – Thursday, April 18, 2019 (no school for current Kindergarten learners)
Easter Vacation – Friday, April 19-26, 2019 (inclusive)
School Re-Opens after Easter – Monday, April 29, 2019
Spring Concert – Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:00pm (Grade Two)
Victoria Day Holiday – Monday, May 20, 2019
School Leaving – Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00pm (Grade Four)
Beachy Tones Musical – Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1:00pm
Kindergarten Celebration – Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:30pm
K-2 Sports Day – Tuesday, June 18, 2019 (Weather Dependent)
3-4 Sports Day – Thursday, June 20, 2019 (Weather Dependent)
Alternate K-2 Sports Day – Friday, June 21, 2019
Alternate 3-4 Sports Day – Monday, June 24, 2019
Term III Progress and Closed for the Summer – Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:30pm

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