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June 07
Parental Information on Child Exploitation & Internet Safety

As part of The City of Moncton’s Public Safety Advisory Committee lunch and learn series, we will be hosting a session regarding Child/Youth internet luring and safety issues to educate parents, social service professionals, non-profit service providers, on what is happening in our community with this problem and what resources are available to help deal with it.

This free session is open to the general public and professionals in the community.  The session will be held at the Peace Centre (main auditorium) located at 22 Church Street (Access will also be available from the side entrance on Queen Street): Tuesday, June 13th from Noon – 1:30 p.m.  A light lunch will be provided at the session.

This session will be providing a brief overview of what the ICE unit investigates and what trends they see among young people as users of technology in terms of internet use and safety concerns.  Examples of the types of offences they see will be discussed and some food for thought will be provided to the parents when looking to avoid such offences relating to their kids. 

To register or for more information on these free information sessions please call 855-8525 or email rgallant@ravenssun.ca​

February 23
Does your child play Roblox on the computer????

​Please visit this link for a very serious warning to parents


February 01
Mental Health Presentations for Parents

Feb 2 Kids and Mental Health

Feb 23 Teens and Mental Health

Mar 23 Adults and Mental Health

Each one will be 6-7pm at 1201 Mountain Rd Wedgewood Hall Suite 205 at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Moncton.

preregistration and payment of $40 incl HST with storm dates if needed.

Please email Heather Drummond at drummondha@gmail.com if interested. 

It is time 'Let's Talk about It' to quote Bell's campaign.

January 26

Families of students in grades K-2 are invited to join us tomorrow afternoon, Friday, January 27, 2017, from 1:00-1:30pm.

Families will be invited into classrooms to read with our students in celebration of family literacy day!

January 26

Dear Parents & Guardians of grades 3-5 students,


As part of our music curriculum, your child will learn to play the recorder. These recorders will be used in grades 3-6, and are part of our fun Recorder Karate program.  This program allows students to earn “belts” for each level they complete and play. 


The school will be purchasing the Suzuki brand of recorder for its quality of tone and durability. Dollar store purchases are fine for practice at home, but often have bad sound quality and break easily.  Better quality recorders will allow a more cohesive sound and ensure that all students are in tune.


Recorders are $5.00 and payment is required on or before January 31.  Payments can be made online through School Cash online or cash sent in with your child in an envelope labeled with your child’s name.  Exact change only.     


Please contact me at the email below (or call me at QES after school dismissal time) if you have any questions.  Thank you for your continued support in your child’s education. 


Best regards,  J


Christa Colpitts, music specialist       





Student Name: ________________________________________________


Homeroom Teacher: ____________________________________


Payment method:($5.00, please check one):  School Cash Online         Cash enclosed



Parent signature:                   _______________________________                 

January 26

Have you or someone you know received healthcare at the Moncton Hospital?  The QES leadership group, the ROCKSTARs, are proud to be supporting the C103/XL Country 96.9 Friends of the Moncton Hospital Radiothon again this year.  The money raised at the Radiothon will be used to purchase medical equipment at the hospital. 


We would like to invite students to help us support the Radiothon by participating in “theme days.”  We ask that students contribute a minimum of $1.00 to participate in each theme day (or $4.00 for all 5 days).  Money can be sent in with your child each day, as a lump sum, or payment made on School Cash Online https://district2.schoolcashonline.com/.  Should you wish to contribute more money, all donations will be accepted! 


Our goal is to raise $400 as a school; $1.00 for every student in our building!

The ROCKSTARs will be around to collect donations each morning.  All students who participate will receive a ballot for daily prize draws. 


Monday, January 30        Pajama Day

Tuesday, January 31       Crazy Hair/Hat Day

Wednesday, February 1          Twin Day/Backwards Day

Thursday, February 2             Hoodie Day/Superhero Day

Friday, February 3          Uniform/Sport Jersey/Blue & White Day


The ROCKSTARs are proud to support this initiative and we hope we can count on your help to reach our goal!

January 17
C103/XL Country 96.9 Friends of the Moncton Hospital Radiothon

​Have you or someone you know received healthcare at the Moncton Hospital?  The QES leadership group, the ROCKSTARs, are proud to be supporting the C103/XL Country 96.9 Friends of the Moncton Hospital Radiothon again this year.  The money raised will be used to purchase medical equipement at the hospital.

We would like to invite students to help us support the Radiothon by participating in "theme days" the week of January 30th to February 3.  We ask that students contribute a minimum of $1.00 to participate in each theme day (or $4.00 for all 5 days).  Money can be sent in with your child each day, as a lump sum, or payment made on School Cash Online at https://district2.schoolcashonline.com/.  Should you wish to contribute, all donations will be accepted! 

Our goal is to raise $400 as a school; $1.00 for every student in our building!  All students who participate will receive a ballot for daily prize draws.

The ROCKSTARs are proud to support this initiative and we hope we can count on your help to reach our goal!

December 18
December 19-23

​This week at QES...

Tuesday, December 20- Special event for K-2

Wednesday, December 21- Recognition assembly @10:30am

Winterlude for grades 3-5 in the afternoon

Thursday, December 22- PJ party and special activity for K-2

 Holiday Dance for grades 6-8, 6:30-8pm

Friday, December 23- Sing-a-long in the gym @10:30am

Bus students will be dismissed at 11:30am, walkers will be dismissed following bus students.

December 11
Deck the Holidays!

You are all cordially invited to QES’ 2016 Holiday Concert, "Deck the Holidays.” 

There will be performances by all kindergarten to grade 3 classes, the QES Band, the A Cappella Group and the Music Club.  Students have been practicing and are excited to share their musical talents with all of you this holiday season!

Date:   Tuesday, December 13

Time:  6:15pm (student arrival in the cafeteria), show time is at 6:30pm

Location:  HTHS auditorium (80 Echo Drive) 

DRESS REHERSAL:  Please note all students will be walking to HTHS on Tuesday morning for a dress rehersal.  Please ensure you child is dressed for the walk in proper footwear and warm clothing.

December 11
Santa Shop

​QES Home & School will be hosting a Santa Shop on Monday, December 12 and 13th in the science lab (Wednesday, if there is a snow day). 

Students who bring in money will be invited to shop and find a gift for someone special!


8:30-10:00am   K-2

10:15-11:50am 3-5

12:35-2:35pm  6-8

The Santa Shop will be open at recess and lunch and all students are invited to browse at these times.

December 04
Paint Night- Grade 8 Fundraiser

​Interested in a fun and creative night out with friends?  The grade 8 parent committee are hosting an adult Paint Night titled, "Bridge Under Cherry Blossoms."  Come on out to share time with friends, support our students and express your creativity! 

Date:  Monday, February 20

Where:  Fox N Hound, Riverview

Time:  7:00pm

Cost:  $45.00 

Artist Host:  Andria Moss

For more information or to purchase a ticket



December 04
Holiday Dinner at QES

Christmas Turkey Dinner will be served on December 14.  Cost is $5.75.  This includes creamy mashed potatoes, turkey, dressing, veggies and a cookie. Please note that, only the turkey dinner will be served. No other options will be available, only pre-orders will be accepted. In the event of a snow day, the dinner will be held the next day when school is open.  All money and orders must be received no later than December 9.  Orders can be made online www.schoollunchorder.ca or sent in to your child’s homeroom teacher (please include exact change, your child’s name and homeroom teacher).

December 04
QES Holiday Food Drive

QES Food Drive

The ROCKSTARs are hosting a food drive to support QES families.  

 There will be a box placed in each classroom, where you can send any non-perishable food items with your child to school! Being a generous community, we have high hopes this year of filling each classroom box and returning the goods right to where they belong—in our schools’ community!

We are collecting the following items:  cereal, tuna, pasta, baked beans, pasta sauce, granola bars, crackers, fruit cups, canned soup, apple sauce, peanut butter, fruit snacks, jam, pancake mix, juice boxes, oatmeal, cheese whiz, rice. 

 The food drive will run December 5 to December 16.  

Thanks for your support with this initiative!

November 14
French Second Language Programs for the 2017-18 School Year

​Information Nights, regarding program selection for September 2017, will be held according to the following schedule.  Information will be provided on options for students entering Grades 1, 3 and 6:  Early French Immersion Program (Gr 1. and Gr. 3 entries), English Prime Program, and the Late Gr. 6 French Immersion Program.

 ​Parents/guardians are invited to attend the session of their choosing.

 The information presented will be the same at all sessions. 


Please note: Not all programs are available at every school.





“Snow” Date

Monday, November 21, 2016

6:30 P.M.

Bernice MacNaughton High School – Auditorium


Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016


6:30 P.M.

J.M.A. Armstrong High/Salisbury Middle School - Auditorium

Snow date To be determined

Monday, November 28, 2016



6:30 P.M.

Riverview Middle School - Auditorium

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

6:30 P.M.

Lewisville Middle

School - Auditorium

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

6:30 P.M.

Salem Elementary School – Multi-purpose room

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016


Parents of children in grades K, 2 and 5 who have an option for French immersion will be required to complete the electronic registration form located on the ASD-E web site (www.asd-e.nbed.nb.ca). Deadline for registration is December 20, 2016. Parents without access to the internet can contact Cindy Mitton (506-364-4785) for assistance. Collect calls will be accepted.

For additional information, contact your local school or a French Second Language Subject Coordinator:

Janice Belliveau-Ingersoll - (506) 856-3222

CharleneVienneau - (506) 856-3222

 or visit our web site www.asd-e.nbed.nb.ca​

November 06
Fall Fair Success!

Thank-you to everyone who participated in the Fall Fair at QES on Saturday!  $900 was raised for school activities.

Thank-you to all the vendors; shoppers, who stopped by; staff, for supporting and promoting the event; community members and organizations, who promoted & supported the event; the QE student leadership group, the ROCKSTARs (current and alumni), for helping us out; St. Phillips Anglican Church, for lending us tables; and to Brenda Wilson, our parent group president, who organized the fundraiser for the school! 


November 06
QES Act of Remembrance

​QES is having a Remembrance Day assembly on Thursday, November 10 at 10:20am in the gym.

Students are invited to wear their uniform (cadets, Scouts, Guides, etc.).  Each homeroom class will present a wreath or cross during the ceremony.  We will also have a guest speaker.

Parents and guardians are invited to join us to remember.


October 29
Walk-a-thon Fun!

On Friday morning, staff and students honoured all walk-a-thon pledges by walking around the block. 

The unofficial total for the fundraiser is $8961.70!  WELL DONE!!!

Students have earned a movie matinee reward on Monday as they surpassed $7500.

Special thanks goes out to the Moncton Firefighters, Codiac RCMP, H&S volunteers, staff, students and families who joined us for the event.

QES and their community really does ROCK!



October 27
Walk-a-thon Friday!

​The weather looks good so the walk-a-thon is a go for tomorrow!  Students are permitted to dress up for the event.  No masks or weapons, please.

Families are invited to join us and can meet us in the front of the school at 10:15am.

October 24
Costume Dance

​Students in grades 6-8 are invited to our annual costume dance on Thursday, October 27 from 6:30-8pm in the gym.  Cost is $1.00 or free with student id card.  Canteen services will be available.  NO MASKS so that all guests can be safely identified.  Prizes will be awarded for top costumes.

October 24

We will host our Costume Walk-a-thon on Friday, October 28 at 10:15am!  We will be lining up in front of the school and then parading around the block to honour all pledges.

All staff and students are invited to dress up in a costume, wear a favourite team/sport/club jersey, dress like a friend, have crazy hair, etc.

Students will be permitted to change into their costumes at recess.

Families are welcome to join us for the event.



October 20
Walk-a-thon Postponed!

​Please note our costume walk-a-thon has been re-scheduled to next Friday, October 28 at 10:15am due to rain in the forecast.

Please return all pledges asap.

Students have raised $6500 and have earned a Game afternoon that will take place next Friday afternoon! Nice work!

Next reward is a movie matinee if we reach $7500.  We can do it!!!

October 19
Walk-a-thon Update

​Tomorrow is our final collection day for our Fall walk-a-thon!  Thanks to your support we have raised $4500 so far.  Students earned 15 extra minutes of recess today.  We are halfway to our goal of $10 000 and just shy of the next reward of a games afternoon.  We need your help!  Please  continue to collect pledges and support your school!  We can do it!

October 16
Walk-a-thon Update!

​This Friday, October 21, 2016 will be our 2nd Annual Costume Walk-a-thon!  Students will honour pledges at 10:15am as staff and students walk around the block.  Families are invited to join us.

As of Friday, our walk-a-thon total was $2300.  We are just shy of our $2500 extra 15 minutes of recess reward!  Next collection day is Tuesday, October 18!  Do your part, raise $25 in pledges today!!!

October 12
Walk-a-thon Update!

​QE students have raised $1430.95 in pledges so far!  We are just over a $1000 away from our first reward- 15 minutes of extra recess when we reach $2500!

Have you raised $25 yet?  We need your help! Do your part and support your school!  Our goal is to raise $10 000.

Collection day is tomorrow.  Bring in your pledges to your teacher and get a chance to win a golden ticket prize!

October 11
Walk-a-thon Totals

​Thank-you to everyone who brought in pledges for the first collection day today!  We have raised $1300 so far! 

Our goal is for every student to raise at least $25.  We can do it!!!

Next collection day is Thursday, October 13.


October 11
Walk-a-thon Fundraiser Now On!

We are having a Costume Walk-a-thon at Queen Elizabeth School!  This will be the school’s major fundraiser of the year. Students and staff will be walking around the block to promote a healthy lifestyle and to raise money for school activities, field trips, and other resources needed at the school.  This year some of the money raised will be used to support our music program.  Our goal is to raise $10 000 (that is only $25 per student)!  We can do it!


We need your help to make this a successful Walk-a-thon, so please:


  • Raise pledges and collect money between October 5th-20th, 2016 (cash, cheque or online through School Cash)

  • Help your child collect from friends and family members – our younger students will need an escort to keep them safe.

  • Return the Walk-a-thon pledge form, bag and money to your child’s homeroom teacher on the following collection dates:

    Tuesday, October 11      Thursday, October 13         Tuesday, October 18   Thursday, October 20

  • ALL FUNDS MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 20 (Please return your child’s bag even if your child did not collect any pledges).


    The Costume Walk-a-thon will be Friday, October 21, 2016 at 10:15-11:30 am.  (Rain date is Friday, October 28).  Students are encouraged to dress up as a favourite character or super hero, dress as a twin, have crazy hair, wear a jersey or uniform, wear their clothes backwards, etc. Families are welcome to join us!


    There are school wide rewards at various levels:

    $2500 – An extra 15 minute recess for students

    $5000 – Game afternoon

    $7500 – Movie matinee

    $10000 – Top fundraiser for each homeroom gets to participate in a special outing and invitation to principal’s special lunch


    The top fundraiser in K-4 will win a Lego set of their choice ($100 value) & be principal for the day

    The top fundraiser for grades 5-8 will win a gift card of the winner’s choice ($100 value) & be principal for the day


    A movie party will be given to the class with the highest fundraising average.

    Also, for every $20.00 raised, students will have their name placed in a draw for daily prizes (movie passes, gift cards, cafeteria cash, Pillow Pets, Shopkins, plush toys, Pokemon, Transformers, etc.).


    If you have any questions, please contact the school at 856-3447.  THANK-YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

October 06
Do you have a child entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017????

Be sure to register your child in October 2016 and you'll receive information and invitations to be part of activities to support your child's learning!  We look forward to welcoming your child to kindergarten!


For Anglophone School Districts, registration will take place at your local school from October 11 to 14 for children who will turn five by December 31, 2017 and who start school in September 2017.

October 04
Intersted in Racquetball???

Junior Racquetball Programs:

Start:   Wednesday Oct. 5th
Finish: Wednesday Dec. 14th
Time:   7:00 – 8:00 PM
Age:     13-18
Cost:    $150
Start:    Saturday, Oct 15th
Finish:  Saturday, December 17th
Time:   10:00 – 11:00 AM
Age:     8-12
Cost:    $125
The racquetball session for children 8-12 is new and has not been offered in Moncton before.
Any parent wanting more information can call Barry Moore at 387-4196 or email nbracquetball@gmail.com
February 09
After School Art Program

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Please check out the following attachment about an afterschool art program available to our students.

February 09
QE ROCKSTARs Support Friends of the Moncton Hospital!

​Thanks to the support of the QES community, the leadership group was able to make a $600 donation to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital during the recent c103/XL Country Radiothon!  THANK-YOU to all staff and students who contributed to this initiative!

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