Honoring the 215 Children Who Lost Their Lives

In honour of the 215 children who never returned home from a residential school in Kamloops, British Colombia, HSD will fly its flags at half mast May 31-June 3. We encourage our school communities to wear orange May 31. The flags at the Manitoba Legislative Building and Memorial Park have also been lowered and the Legislative Building will be lit in orange to honour the 215 children whose lives were lost, and all survivors, their families and all those who never made it home.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Ages 12 and Up

Manitoba is becoming one of the first jurisdictions in the country to allow young people aged 12 to 17 to book their Pfizer vaccine appointment, with the goal of protecting even more people, families, and communities from the third wave of COVID-19. Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of the Vaccine Implementation Task Force, has provided the following letter with…

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Hanover Region Parent Virtual Meeting

Since the launch of the Better Education Starts Today (BEST) strategy, the Minister of Education and department have been speaking with stakeholders across the province about how we can ensure governance and accountability for results, high quality learning and outcomes, future-ready students and excellence in teaching and leadership throughout Manitoba’s education system. As a parent and caregiver, the Manitoba government and the Parent Engagement Taskforce want to hear from you on what is…

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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 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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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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