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 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 Principal for Mitchell Middle School

Hanover School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that A.J. Neufeld has been appointed as interim principal of Mitchell Middle School, effective January 4, 2021. A.J. is currently the vice-principal of Stonybrook Middle School, having held this position since…

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New Addition at MES Nearly Completed

Approximately one year ago, Hanover School Division officially turned sod to begin construction of the new addition at Mitchell Elementary School. Trustees and staff participated in the ceremonial ground-breaking along with special guests the Hon. Kelvin Goertzen, Minister of Education and Stan Toews, Reeve for the Municipality of Hanover. We are excited to announce that the new addition is nearly completed. Furniture will be…

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HSD Schools Moving to Critical (Red) Level

The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer has announced that effective November, 24, 2020, the Hanover School Division will move to the Critical (Red) level of the #MBRestart Pandemic Response System. This action is taken as a preventative safety measure in response to the increased test positivity rate in Steinbach and

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Schedule Change for HSD Schools

Important Schedule Change Dear Parents/Guardians, HSD Senior Administration, The Hanover Teachers Association, and the Board of Trustees have made the following decision in order to support planning time for our teachers. We have made a scheduling change for all HSD schools. The professional development day initially scheduled for February 26, 2021, has been cancelled. This… Read More

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Self-Isolation Protocols for Winnipeg Metro

Public health officials are advising the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region that anyone who is symptomatic, or has a household member who is symptomatic, the entire household needs to self-isolate. The symptomatic individual needs to stay in their own room and, if possible, use their own bathroom and not use common areas. Exemptions are in place for asymptomatic household members if they are a health-care worker or first responder…

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Thought Exchange Results

Thank you to all who participated in our recent Thought Exchange that was open from Oct. 20-25, 2020. We asked parents/guardians the following question,, Reflecting upon your child’s experience within the current classroom/school environment, how can we best support the learning process for your child? A total of 1,149 participants responded, sharing 874 thoughts and assigning 35,763 stars. View a summary of the top 25 thoughts as rated by participants…

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