Student Blog – Ukrainian Dance

I recently asked students to send me blog posts so they can share what interests them inside and outside of school. Yesterday, TJ and Spencer from 6CS shared this with me. Ukrainian dance is a traditional dance in the Ukraine. Ukrainian Dance is often described as energetic, fast-paced, and entertaining. It is fun for boys and girls to take. We dance in Sarto which is near Grunthal. The drive is 15 minutes from Mitchell. There are a variety of ages for 3… Read More

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Track & Field Meet – May 16 in Selkirk – CANCELLED

The track and field meet in Selkirk set for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 has been cancelled due to the impending inclement weather. All students who were supposed to attend this meet are expected to be at school per regular schedule.   Mr. Mead

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Letter to Athletes Attending the Track and Field Meet in Selkirk on May 16

May 15, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, Your child is attending a track meet in Selkirk, MB tomorrow all day (May 16, 2017). There is a strong chance it may get cancelled due to inclement weather. We should know by 7 AM tomorrow morning whether or not the track and field meet is running. We will post on our school website and social media feeds if it is running or not by 7:30 AM. Please check one of the following sites to… Read More

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Letter Going Home Today!

May 10, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, Late yesterday evening (May 9th), Steinbach RCMP issued the following news release: On May 9th, Steinbach police responded to a call reporting that an unknown male had approached a 9 year old girl living on Maplewood Street in Steinbach and had attempted to persuade her to come with him. Around 4:00 PM the male possibly followed the girl home from Elmdale School and then stood in the yard at her residence with a red camera. He attempted to… Read More

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at MMS

Wednesday, May 10 marks two important days for the students at MMS. We will be recognizing two events: Bear Witness Day and Conscious Kindness Day. Bear Witness Day – Jordan’s Principle Students are encouraged to bring a Teddy Bear to school to recognize and learn about Jordan’s Principle. Jordan’s Principle is a child-first principle intended to ensure that First Nations children do not experience, delay, denial, or disruption of services that are normally available to all other children. Teddy Bears were… Read More

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Izaiah’s Army – Relay for Life

What is Izaiah’s Army? Izaiah’s army is a team put together for the Relay for Life, to admire 5 year old cancer survivors, Izaiah Peters. The Relay for Life is a public event where there are teams put together, each with one or more cancer survivors. They walk a track from 12 AM-12 PM to represent the struggle of people fighting cancer every day. The Contest Each class will be given an empty water bottle to fill with dimes.  1… Read More

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Global Day of Design – Thank you

On Wednesday, May 2 MMS took part in the Global Day of Design. All students were challenged to create a game for others to play. Students used design process to think about, create, design, and reflect on their learning. To see how the day was planned please click here. MMS students showed off their creativity, ability to collaborate and communicate, they used their critical thinking skills, and showed strong character and citizenship all day long. Thank you to all the parents and community for dropping off cardboard to help our… Read More

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2017-18 Arts Options – Info Letter Going Home Today

Dear MMS Parents/Guardians – May 5th, 2017 Over the next several weeks, you and your child will be making choices regarding Arts Options at Mitchell Middle School for the 2017-2018 School Year. More details about each specific choice will be introduced to students at school in the next week, but to help you start the conversation at home we are offering MMS students the following overview of options by grade.  Beginning next week, we will send home Course Choice Forms… Read More

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Student Vlog – Global Day of Design

Our Global Day of Design is tomorrow! Thank you to all the families who have dropped off cardboard and other supplies to help make this day great! Parents are welcome at any point of the day to come see what’s going on. Please watch this short student vlog about our day: A special invite to all parents and students to come to MMS at 5:30 PM to play and see all the games that have been created and to watch… Read More

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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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