EIPS Division Calendar

Off-campus Education Information Session

Time: 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Virtual

Did you know Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) offers a variety of off-campus education programs that provide opportunities for students to explore potential career pathways? Opportunities are available in the Green Certificate program, the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) and work experience 

Interested in learning more about how these programs can fit into your senior high school journey? Join EIPS for an off-campus education virtual information session to learn more about what to expect in these programs and how to enrol.

Open to all students who will be in grades 10-12 next year.

Join the session (via Microsoft Teams)

Board of Trustees Meeting - Public Budget Review

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

School Closure Day

Time: All Day

Schools closed to staff and students

Victoria Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Schools closed to staff and students Central Services closed

Preparing for Kindergarten: Self Help - Building Independence

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsSelf Help: Building IndependenceJoin an occupational therapist to learn strategies to help your child build independence. The session aims to increase your child’s successful participation with self-help skills and daily routines. We’ll touch on ideas for self-help skills such as dressing, managing their snack and organizing belongings.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Self Help - Building Independence

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsSelf Help: Building IndependenceJoin an occupational therapist to learn strategies to help your child build independence. The session aims to increase your child’s successful participation with self-help skills and daily routines. We’ll touch on ideas for self-help skills such as dressing, managing their snack and organizing belongings.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Speech-Sound Development

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsSpeech-Sound DevelopmentBy the time children reach the age of seven years, they’re usually making all of the speech sounds of their first language. As children's speech develops, the number and type of errors they make changes. Many parents have questions about whether their child's speech-sound errors are typical or whether they should be concerned. This interactive session, hosted by two EIPS speech-language pathologists, will provide information about the progression of speech-sound development and the strategies caregivers can use to support this development.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Speech-Sound Development

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsSpeech-Sound DevelopmentBy the time children reach the age of seven years, they’re usually making all of the speech sounds of their first language. As children's speech develops, the number and type of errors they make changes. Many parents have questions about whether their child's speech-sound errors are typical or whether they should be concerned. This interactive session, hosted by two EIPS speech-language pathologists, will provide information about the progression of speech-sound development and the strategies caregivers can use to support this development.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Early Dismissal

Time: All Day

Students dismissed one hour earlier than usual

Early Dismissal

Time: All Day

Students dismissed one hour earlier than usual

PALS session: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned several upcoming sessions for current PALS families to help children build on the skills they’re learning in our PALS classrooms and offer some fun activities you can participate in with your child.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in April through June. A few sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Some sessions are designed for parents/caregivers while others are designed for PALS students to join in as well! Sessions will generally take place via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, and the links to join will be sent to all registered families prior to the session date. View the full list of sessionsTransitioning to KindergartenAudience: Parents/CaregiversMoving from PALS to Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s educational journey! Join us as we explore ways to support the transition into a new classroom and school setting.The link to register was sent directly to all current PALS families or contact your school for more information.

PALS session: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned several upcoming sessions for current PALS families to help children build on the skills they’re learning in our PALS classrooms and offer some fun activities you can participate in with your child.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in April through June. A few sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Some sessions are designed for parents/caregivers while others are designed for PALS students to join in as well! Sessions will generally take place via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, and the links to join will be sent to all registered families prior to the session date. View the full list of sessionsTransitioning to KindergartenAudience: Parents/CaregiversMoving from PALS to Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s educational journey! Join us as we explore ways to support the transition into a new classroom and school setting.The link to register was sent directly to all current PALS families or contact your school for more information.

PALS session: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned several upcoming sessions for current PALS families to help children build on the skills they’re learning in our PALS classrooms and offer some fun activities you can participate in with your child.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in April through June. A few sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Some sessions are designed for parents/caregivers while others are designed for PALS students to join in as well! Sessions will generally take place via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, and the links to join will be sent to all registered families prior to the session date. View the full list of sessionsTransitioning to KindergartenAudience: Parents/CaregiversMoving from PALS to Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s educational journey! Join us as we explore ways to support the transition into a new classroom and school setting.The link to register was sent directly to all current PALS families or contact your school for more information.

PALS session: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned several upcoming sessions for current PALS families to help children build on the skills they’re learning in our PALS classrooms and offer some fun activities you can participate in with your child.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in April through June. A few sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Some sessions are designed for parents/caregivers while others are designed for PALS students to join in as well! Sessions will generally take place via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, and the links to join will be sent to all registered families prior to the session date. View the full list of sessionsTransitioning to KindergartenAudience: Parents/CaregiversMoving from PALS to Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s educational journey! Join us as we explore ways to support the transition into a new classroom and school setting.The link to register was sent directly to all current PALS families or contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Fine-Motor Development in Young Children

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsFine-Motor Development in Young ChildrenJoin us for a session focused on how fine-motor development progresses for young children. Many fine-motor tasks develop in a predictable sequence. We’ll go over the stages of fine-motor development and give ideas for activities and play at home to help children feel more confident moving into kindergarten. We’ll discuss when children are ready to learn to print and activities that will work on pre-printing if they aren’t quite ready yet.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Fine-Motor Development in Young Children

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsFine-Motor Development in Young ChildrenJoin us for a session focused on how fine-motor development progresses for young children. Many fine-motor tasks develop in a predictable sequence. We’ll go over the stages of fine-motor development and give ideas for activities and play at home to help children feel more confident moving into kindergarten. We’ll discuss when children are ready to learn to print and activities that will work on pre-printing if they aren’t quite ready yet.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Fine-Motor Development in Young Children

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsFine-Motor Development in Young ChildrenJoin us for a session focused on how fine-motor development progresses for young children. Many fine-motor tasks develop in a predictable sequence. We’ll go over the stages of fine-motor development and give ideas for activities and play at home to help children feel more confident moving into kindergarten. We’ll discuss when children are ready to learn to print and activities that will work on pre-printing if they aren’t quite ready yet.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Fine-Motor Development in Young Children

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsFine-Motor Development in Young ChildrenJoin us for a session focused on how fine-motor development progresses for young children. Many fine-motor tasks develop in a predictable sequence. We’ll go over the stages of fine-motor development and give ideas for activities and play at home to help children feel more confident moving into kindergarten. We’ll discuss when children are ready to learn to print and activities that will work on pre-printing if they aren’t quite ready yet.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Literacy in Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsLiteracy in KindergartenLiteracy is an exciting part of children’s early years in school. Join us to explore what literacy looks like in kindergarten. We’ll also discuss fun and easy ways to incorporate important early literacy skills into your everyday activities over the summer. Part of our session will review materials available on the EIPS website for parents to access to learn more about the different aspects of early literacy.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Literacy in Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsLiteracy in KindergartenLiteracy is an exciting part of children’s early years in school. Join us to explore what literacy looks like in kindergarten. We’ll also discuss fun and easy ways to incorporate important early literacy skills into your everyday activities over the summer. Part of our session will review materials available on the EIPS website for parents to access to learn more about the different aspects of early literacy.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Time: All Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.  Learn more

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Time: All Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.  Learn more

Preparing for Kindergarten: Literacy in Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsLiteracy in KindergartenLiteracy is an exciting part of children’s early years in school. Join us to explore what literacy looks like in kindergarten. We’ll also discuss fun and easy ways to incorporate important early literacy skills into your everyday activities over the summer. Part of our session will review materials available on the EIPS website for parents to access to learn more about the different aspects of early literacy.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Preparing for Kindergarten: Literacy in Kindergarten

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Location: Virtual

The EIPS Early Learning team has planned a series of general information sessions for families with children entering kindergarten in fall 2022. The sessions are designed to provide parents and caregivers with basic tools to help prepare children for kindergarten, to give families a bit of an overview of what children will be learning in kindergarten and to answer questions you may have.We invite you to join us for any or all upcoming sessions that fit your schedule in May and June. All sessions have both a daytime and evening option. Sessions will take place virtually, and the links to join will be sent directly to all registered families the day before each one.View the full list of sessionsLiteracy in KindergartenLiteracy is an exciting part of children’s early years in school. Join us to explore what literacy looks like in kindergarten. We’ll also discuss fun and easy ways to incorporate important early literacy skills into your everyday activities over the summer. Part of our session will review materials available on the EIPS website for parents to access to learn more about the different aspects of early literacy.The link to register was sent directly to all families with a child registered for kindergarten this fall as of the end of April. Contact your school for more information.

Last day of classes

Time: All Day

Last day of classes

Time: All Day

Operational Day

Time: All Day

Schools closed to students

Operational Day

Time: All Day

Schools closed to students

Canada Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Central Services closed

Canada Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Central Services closed

Heritage Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Central Services closed

Heritage Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Central Services closed

Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

Board of Trustees Organizational Meeting

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Central Office Boardroom

Find all Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and highlights in the Trustees section of the Division website.

Labour Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Schools closed to staff and students Central Services closed

Labour Day - Stat. Holiday

Time: All Day

Schools closed to staff and students Central Services closed