School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20). The third full week of October is observed as School Bus Safety Week in Manitoba. The week is an opportunity for students to receive school bus ridership training; for reminding parents and the motoring public to be particularly careful around school bus vehicles; and, for school divisions to examine their pupil transportation practices. READ MORE >
The Oct. 2017 edition of Learning Matters marks the first in a series exploring the eight core competencies that describe Our Kid. Throughout this issue we explore what it means to be a learner, and see several wonderful examples of student learning in our classrooms and schools… READ MORE >
School offices are open beginning Wednesday, August 23. If your child has not previously attended school within the Hanover School Division but will be for the upcoming school year, please contact the school nearest your place of residence to complete student registration. View HSD Catchment Maps to confirm school designation.
We’re deep in Agatha Christie country here. This hilarious play poses a fascinating mystery. When Barnaby Folcey (Zach Steingart) is murdered at a family gathering at Marlgate Manor, it transpires that he had a motive to murder everybody else, but no one had a reason to want him dead. While dying, he scrawled the letters “b-a-r,” which can implicate everyone. READ MORE>
Steinbach Regional Secondary School has been named one of the 150 regional finalists for the 2017 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The Challenge asked Canadian students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their local communities and develop solutions using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Examples of 150 regional finalist projects include… Read More
Since September 2016, Manitoba has been experiencing an outbreak of Mumps. As of February 10, 2017 there have been 162 confirmed cases. In recent weeks the spread of mumps has expanded throughout Manitoba and now includes cases in pre-school and school aged populations. READ MORE >
Many Hanover schools will be issuing report cards and holding parent-teacher conferences over the next few weeks. Please be sure to check the HSD Calendar ( online or PDF ) for dates and times specific to your child’s school.
It’s Here! The latest edition of Learning Matters has just been released. The theme for this edition continues with the HSD Deeper Learning Plan , and focuses on Leveraging Digital – Using Technology to Produce Investigators and Producers of Knowledge. Also included in this edition are stories from our schools – Connected Classrooms, Learning Partnerships, and Emoji Week. Download digital version (PDF) .… Read More
Over the course of the school year, the Southwood Deeper Learning team has launched a Makerspace for the school. Fundamentally, this place is an opportunity for deeper learning for our students. The students come to the Makerspace ready to rise to a challenge. Their responses to the challenge cross the curriculum. A makerspace challenge involves a process that includes questioning, designing, perfecting, sharing, and reflecting. During this process, you would expect to see the students displaying the important characteristics of Our Kid.