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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Education Review, Updates, and Spring Break

As we approach the week of spring break, I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all our students and staff in the Hanover School Division for their continued hard work these past few months. The upcoming break is certainly well deserved. I truly hope students and staff take the time to enjoy some rest and rejuvenation. I also want to say thank you to our parents and caregivers for all the support you have provided to HSD schools. Your partnership during…

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Term 2 Report Cards and Guidance on Close Contacts (Self-Isolation Requirements)

This current school year has seen students and teachers teaching and learning in various formats, making schedules and routines a challenge. As we approach the upcoming March break, I wanted to reach out to our community to offer my continued appreciation for your work in supporting your children with their schoolwork and in following the fundamentals despite the Covid fatigue that has settled in and become part of our routine. This past year has brought many…

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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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HSD Participates in Fast Pass Pilot

Manitoba Education has been working with the Government of Manitoba COVID-19 Testing Task Force to implement Fast Pass testing for members of the educational community. The Fast Pass Pilot offers dedicated appointment-based rapid testing for teachers and educational support staff (including those who work in child care centres in schools) with a goal to provide test results within one day. This strategy supports…

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Welcoming Our Students Back

Welcome back to school! We trust that you and your family have had a restful and meaningful break. Pandemic response planning for schools has focused on the safety and health of students and staff while ensuring reasonable measures are in place to minimize the risk of transmission and exposure to the virus in school settings. To this end, we are beginning to prepare for the resumption of in-class learning for K-12 on…

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Winter Break – Looking Back at 2020

As I look back at the tumultuous year that 2020 turned out to be, I would like to express gratitude to all families, and each of our school communities, for their partnership and support, especially over the last four months. Our students, their families, and our staff have shown kindness, compassion, and perseverance amid difficult times. Supporting a school system and our families through a pandemic and…

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