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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Board Approves the 2020-21 Budget

Steinbach, MB. March 3, 2020 – The HSD Board of Trustees has approved the 2020-21 school year budget. With enrollment projected to increase by 2.5% (approx. 204 students), the new budget addresses divisional growth and provides funding to address critical support needs. The Board of Trustees recently conducted a community-wide survey asking parents/guardians, community members, and employees for their thoughts regarding the allocation of financial resources within Hanover School Division. Over 1,200 constituents…

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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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Public Consultation on Budget

In advance of our budget planning for the 2020-21 school year, we asked for your thoughts and comments regarding the allocation of financial resources in Hanover School Division. What is important to you? What priorities should guide our spending? To gather your feedback, we used Thoughtexchange – an online tool that provides participants with the opportunity to share their thoughts as a collective voice. Over 1,200 participated in the online thought exchange. Click here to the view the results .

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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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Superintendent Announces Retirement

Hanover School Division Superintendent/CEO Randy Dueck has informed the Board of Trustees of his intent to retire at the end of this school year, effective July 30, 2020. Mr. Dueck has been a life-long learner and educator. His ability to teach, lead, motivate, and inspire has been evident throughout his 33-year career in public and private education. Mr. Dueck joined Hanover School Division in 1987. He was a teacher at…

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Official Sod-Turning at Mitchell Elementary School

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. Scheduled for completion by December 2020, the new addition will include five classrooms, library, multipurpose room, and related ancillary spaces…

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