HSD Board of Trustees Respond to Bill #64

On March 15, 2021, the provincial government issued tentative plans under Bill #64 (Education Modernization Act) for significant changes to the Manitoba school system. As outlined on the government’s newly launched Better Education website, Bill #64 is a response to the K-12 Education Review. Although we affirm the work of the K-12 Commission members and agree that improvements to the K-12 education system are needed, the Board of Trustees is deeply concerned that…

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Interim Principal Appointed to Southwood School

Hanover School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Marge Thiessen has been appointed as Interim Principal of Southwood School for the 2021-2022 school year. Marge will transition into her new role effective September, 2021. Marge is currently a Vice Principal at Steinbach Regional Secondary School having served in..

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New Capital Projects Announced for HSD

As part of Budget 2021: Protecting Manitobans, Advancing Manitoba, the Manitoba government is providing an additional $100 million for a total of over $260 million in kindergarten to Grade 12 school capital investments to advance school improvement projects and expedite…

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Power Outages in Steinbach – Update

April 12, 2021 (8:30am) – Portions of Steinbach are currently experiencing a temporary power outage. Manitoba Hydro is aware of the situation and working to restore power. At present, Southwood School, Stonybrook Middle School, and Elmdale school are without power. Schools remain open and buses are running. We will issue a further update when power… Read More

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HSD Appoints Interim Student Services Administrator

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Rod Kehler as Interim Student Services Administrator for the upcoming 2021-22 school year. Rod brings significant administrative and leadership experience to his new position. He is currently the principal at Southwood School, having served in this role since…

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HSD Retirement Announcement

Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, Geri Harder-Robson, has formally announced her pending retirement from the Hanover School Division effective July 31, 2021. Geri has been an HSD employee for 36 years. She joined the Hanover School Division in 1985 as a math and science teacher at Green Valley School (GVS). Upon completing her post-baccalaureate diploma in special education and counselling, she served as…

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

Proclamation It’s Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week (Feb. 8-12, 2021). An opportunity to thank all of our teachers and staff for the amazing work they do in our school communities and to recognize their important contributions. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and senior administration team, thank you!  View Government of Manitoba Proclamation (PDF) .  

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Kindergarten Registration – Postponed

Registration for the 2021-22 School Year As a result of scheduling changes, Kindergarten Registration has been temporarily postponed. Originally scheduled to begin on January 4, 2021, Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-22 school year will now open on February 15, 2021. Additional details regarding the registration process will be posted on our website in early February.

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Interim Vice-Principal for Stonybrook Middle School

Hanover School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Jolene Fiarchuk has been appointed as interim vice-principal of Stonybrook Middle School, effective January 4, 2021. Jolene is currently a social sciences teacher and instructional technology coach at Steinbach Regional Secondary School, having joined…

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Interim Vice-Principal for SRSS

Hanover School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Lawney Penner has been appointed as interim vice-principal of Steinbach Regional Secondary School, effective January 4, 2021. Lawney is currently a physical educator and classroom teacher at Steinbach Regional Secondary School, having held this position since

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