Global Day of Design at MMS – May 2

MITCHELL MIDDLE SCHOOL HOSTS SCREENING OF SUNDANCE-SELECTED DOCUMENTARY, MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED MMS is one of more than 1,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education On May 2, 2017 at 6 PM, Mitchell Middle School will take part in Most Likely to Succeed’s worldwide campaign to re-imagine education. The acclaimed film Most Likely to Succeed offers an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable of—if we have the vision and courage to transform our schools. Directed by acclaimed… Read More

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Most Likely to Succeed

Global Day of Design at MMS May 2, 2017 Throughout the day students will be building games out of cardboard. The planning of these games begins on April 24. 9:10 – 9:35 AM – Assembly 9:35 – 10:25 AM – Planning and designing of games 10:40 AM – 11:55 AM – Building of games begins 1:00 – 2:10/15 PM – Building continues, Reflections on designs 2:25 – 3:35 PM – Play each others’ games 5:30 – 6:00 PM – Parents invited! Parents with their children invited to… Read More

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Potentially Sensitive Content Lessons

In the coming weeks children in grade 5 and 7 will be receiving lessons on potentially Sensitive Content. We sent home, with your child, a letter that explains the purpose of this curriculum. I also emailed the letters home to make sure they make it home. We asked that the signed forms come back to homeroom teachers by April 12th. We will be delivering the lessons on April 26-May 1. The 5’s will be during period 8 and the 7’s during period… Read More

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Coffee House Video Review- Student Vlog

Adrian W will be adding his thoughts to our school blog. He thought he’d do a vlog (like a blog but video style) for his first post! Watch his reflections on the Coffee House production. Great job Adrian and thank you! Congratulations to all students involved! Thank you to Mrs. Sawatzky, Ms. Malech, Mrs. Hagberg and Mr. Martens for all their efforts to help make the night a great success! Watch the Grade 8 Band’s performance at the Coffee House Watch… Read More

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MMS Community Clean Up

Take Pride Manitoba Project Mitchell Middle School, 203 Third Street, Mitchell, MB The Take Pride Manitoba Project involves taking some successful Take Pride Winnipeg! programs and expanding them outside Winnipeg, to other communities in Manitoba. A huge thank you goes out to Green Manitoba for providing funding towards this project. Mitchell MB, help us #CleanCanadaTogether! April 19, 2017 2:00 PM Meet at Mitchell Middle School (gym) 2:15 PM Clean Up Begins 3:00 PM BBQ  All parents and community members are encouraged to join MMS.… Read More

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OurSCHOOL Student Survey

Dear Parent/Guardian, Mitchell Middle School will be participating in an online school survey for students called the OurSCHOOL Student Survey. Please find the details of the survey implementation below. Who: All students at Mitchell Middle School When: Dates will vary per class, but all surveys will take place between April 10 and May 12 Where: At MMS Why: We are taking part in this survey as a Divisional mandate to develop evidence-based school improvement initiatives with the purpose of effective school… Read More

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Global Day of Design

Good morning MMS parents, On May 2, 2017 Mitchell Middle School students will get the chance to participate in the Global Day of Design . For this, we will be challenging students to create a game out of cardboard. Students will work in small groups. The inspiration for making cardboard games comes from Caine’s Arcade: http://cainesarcade.com/ We need your help. We need cardboard. A lot of it. If you have any lying around the house, your work, or anywhere else you can find some please… Read More

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Important Letter Going Home

April 1, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, Due to the number of school days lost due to inclement weather the school year will be extended to June 31, 2017. June 29 and 30, 2017 were planned to be administrative days with no classes for students. These will now be considered regular classes for all students with an additional class slated for June 31, 2017. During these ‘make up days’ students will be writing year end tests based on skills in the area… Read More

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Letter to MMS Staff

We are nearing our 7th month together. You’ve all worked so hard. It’s almost spring break to get a chance to reconnect with family, relax, travel, rest or take time for yourself. As your principal it’s easy for me to say only three months to go, ‘Summer is right around the corner, thanks for everything you have done this year, so far, for the kids at MMS”. I think it’s important I let you know exactly how I am grateful.… Read More

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