Kids and COVID-19

Kids have questions about Covid-19. This Thursday, join us for a special event where kids ask the questions and receive answers from Lanette Siragusa and Dr. William Li. We’re in this together, so let’s talk about it! Tune in live on Thursday April 2 @11:00am. Send in your questions to…

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Classroom Learning Suspended Indefinitely

Following the recommendations of the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer, the Minister of Education has directed all schools to suspend classroom learning indefinitely for this school year. This action is necessary to help contain the spread of COVID-19. The official news release is attached to this email. Please note that an indefinite suspension is open-ended. Classes may resume before…

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Transition to Distance-Based Education

The provincial government has declared a State of Emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These are unprecedented and challenging times for education in Manitoba. With schools winding down across the province today (classes suspended March 23-27, April 6-10), we begin the transition to distance-based education for all students in our care. The following information will provide details on school operations for…

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Suspension of Classes (COVID-19)

The Minister of Education (in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer) has announced the suspension of classes in all Manitoba K-12 public schools beginning March 23, 2020, and extending past Spring Break through April 10, 2020. Schools will remain open and classes in session during the week of March 16-20.

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Lieutenant Governor Visits Elmdale School

The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, The Honourable Janice C. Filmon, C.M., O.M. visited Elmdale school today where she read to a class of Grade 4 students for “I Love to Read” month. Her Honour read from the children’s book “Meet Viola Desmond.” The Lieutentant Governor also presented the Metis Education Kit to…

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How Educators’ Beliefs Impact Student Learning

Hanover School Division EY/MY Teachers, Learning Coaches, and Student Service Clinicians gathered at CMS today for a full day of professional development (Superintendent’s PD Day). Guest speaker Dr. Jenni Donohoo presented on the topic of Collective Efficacy: How Educators’ Beliefs Impact Student Learning. When teachers believe that together, they are capable of developing students’critical thinking skills, creativity, and…

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Chris MacKinnon Wins 2019 CIO Award

Congratulations to HSD Director of Technology Services, Chris Mackinnon. Winner of Info-Tech Research Group’s 2019 CIO Award (Small Business Division). The CIO Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the IT Industry and is given to Chief Information Officers who receive the highest satisfaction scores on their…

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Enhanced Access to Mental Health and Addictions Supports for HSD Students

The Manitoba government is investing $4.4 million to enhance access to school-based mental health and addictions supports, beginning in Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Steinbach, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen and Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. This innovative initiative allows for enhanced access to supports prior to requiring a referral to other…

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Kleefeld School Evacuation

Kleefeld School was evacuated this morning due to a nearby gas line leak. Students were moved to their designated safe locations and classes were cancelled for the remainder of the school day. Repairs to the nearby gas line are now completed and Kleefeld school has been deemed safe to re-enter. The school will be open on Monday morning, and all classes will run as scheduled. Parents are welcome to pick-up student belongings this afternoon through till 3:45pm. For more details please view our incident update page .

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Sabres Win AAAA Junior Varsity Volleyball Championship

Congratulations to the SRSS Sabres on capturing the Provincial AAAA Junior Varsity Boys Volley Championship. The Sabres defeated the Westgate Wings 17-25, 25-16, 25-18, 14-25, 15-9 on Nov. 25 at the Investors Group Athletic Centre in Winnipeg.

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