May 15 - PA Day
May 18 - Victoria Day (No School)
May 19 - 22 - Grade 8 Quebec City Trip
May 21 - SAC Meeting
May 22 - Grade 4 Trip
May 25 - Grade 7 Trip
May 26-28 - Tae-Kwon-Do
Math clubs - Wednesdays (may 6, 13, 20, 27)
Pizza Days - Thursdays (May 7, 14, 21, 28)
Sub Days - Tuesdays, May 5
Pita Days - Tuesdays, May 12
Welcome to Prince Philip Public School!
Thank you for visiting our website! We hope you find it informative and helpful to keep you up-to-date with what's happening around Prince Philip.
Parent Math Night - Wednesday, May 27
Prince Philip we be hosting a Parent Math Night next Wednesday, May 27 starting at 6pm. Here is the official invitation. Please note that we will have babysitting available for your sons/daughters during the presentation. Just let us know if you need it! We are asking that you let us know no later than Monday, May 25th if you are interested in attending. You can RSVP by sending the bottom of the invitation to school or by emailing email@example.com
New to Prince Philip - Grade 4 and 7 Open Houses
Thanks to our generous Prince Philip families, donations are already coming in for graduation. We are so appreciative! Your donations help to ensure that our 110 graduates have an excellent experience and help the school keep the cost of the graduation ceremony manageable. If you can help in any way, check out this link to see what items have already been donated and things we are still looking for. Please remember that some Prince Philip students have nut allergies, therefore all donations must be nut-free. June 19th will be here sooner than you think! Once again, the Grade 8 staff extends our sincerest thanks for all your support.
Please visit the following links to see criteria for our end-of-year awards!
The Niagara MS Bike even will take place on Sunday, August 23. Please visit the web site to get more information and to register!
Our annual Progressive Euchre Night was held on March 5. We had a great turnout and raised over $1500 to help finance our Grade 8 Graduation. We are very grateful for all those who attended and for those who donated the great prizes!
Information about Measles
Note for parents/guardians regarding measles (paper copy sent home with students on February 18).
Parking Lot Safety
In an effort to ensure good communication and to ensure that the safety of our students is maintained, we feel the need to address the ongoing incidents on McMicking that continue to put our students at risk. Since prior to our Winter Break, we have been in communication with DSBN Facilities staff, Niagara Falls Public Works and Traffic Enforcement staff, NSTS Transportation, as well parents and residents discussing traffic issues on McMicking during our Entry and Dismissal times.
On January 19th, we had a meeting with all stakeholders to further assess the problems we are encountering with traffic and the safety of our students. We observed many behaviours that ranged from drivers that were not obeying the parking/stopping restrictions near our school to drivers exiting or entering the school parking lot incorrectly despite the one-way signs.
In addition, we have been discussing short term solutions and long term solutions to this ongoing issue. We have replaced old signs and place new ones for better visibility and discussed the potential creation of a "Kiss & Ride" system for September 2015.
In order to ensure that all of our families are aware of what is permitted and what is in violation of the City's parking/stopping regulations, we have included a two page information sheet that clearly states what is permitted and what is a parking violation according to the City of Niagara Falls. In addition, we have included a map of our school community, particularly surrounding McMicking St./Dorchester Rd., and Piva Ave. This map clearly illustrates areas in which all families should avoid parking and those in which they are permitted to stop. Adherence to these expectations will ensure the necessary flow of traffic and buses, as well as the safety of all our students.
The City of Niagara Falls Enforcement Office will be closely monitoring and patrolling periodically to issue tickets for any violations. We have also directed Bus Duty staff to help patrol the McMicking St. exit. We will be approaching drivers who are not following these rules.
With continued hope that we have full cooperation and that our families will continue to help and ensure the safety of our students, we respectfully request that you take the time to read the information outlined on the attached sheets and share it with others who may be picking up your children.
If you would like further information and have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the administration of the school or our Parent Council Executive.
Note About Bussing
Under no circumstances will any student be allowed to ride a bus other than his/her regular bus. We apologize for any inconvenience that this might pose but for liability and student safety reasons, the transfer of busses is strictly prohibited.
Family of Schools School Advisory Council Meeting
Prince Philip Public School participated in a joint Family of Schools School Advisory Council meeting on Thursday, October 23 at A.N. Myer S. S. Here is the presentation on Mindset from that meeting along with a very inspiring video that illustrates the power of mindset!