Report Cards

We hope you get the chance to read your child’s report card. Report cards are important but it’s important to recognize that these are snapshot in time and don’t tell you everything about your child at school. The comments are very important and will tell you more about your chid’s progress at school. Each comment should answer the following three questions: What is the strength? What is a challenge? What are the next steps to address that challenge? Please contact… Read More

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Cancer Care Fundraiser

A number  of the grade 6’s are doing a cancer  care fundraiser.   There is a 2 year old girl that has brain cancer and she had 4 surgeries in two weeks.  Her name is Brenna. She is at the children’s hospital and the money is going to her family and her because the parents have to pay to stay at the hospital and they are in the middle of building  a house.   She lives in Selkirk,MB. We are hoping to… Read More

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Mom’s Pantry Fundraiser

Forms have been sent home with all Mitchell Middle musicians for our Mom’s Pantry Fundraiser, on now! Grade 7 and 8 Band students are raising money to pay for their year-end Grade 8 Band Trip to International Music Camp held at the International Peace Gardens.  They will be travelling there in June and joining three other schools from Hanover School Division for 3 days of learning and performing together! Grade 5 and 6 music students are helping raise funds for… Read More

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Farm to School PAC Fundraiser

Please watch for this letter going home on Friday, November 4, 2016.   Mitchell Middle School Parent Council, along with the student council, are working on fundraising for landscaping our school grounds. Money raised from this fundraiser will be used to bring in trees and shrubbery to enhance our school grounds. Not only will this beautify the school yard, it is great for the environment, and will provide much needed shade on the playground in years to come. This Peak of the Market fundraiser is… Read More

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Poppies

The Royal Canadian Legion Steinbach Branch No. 190 will once again provide lapel poppies and poppy stickers for all students in the Hanover School Division.  With each schools’ package, there is an information pamphlet about the Poppy Campaign, a brochure about the Legion’s Literature and Poster contest and a few individual information cards about how poppy fund is managed and used. The Legion does not sell these items, rather we offer poppies to the public and accept a donation in… Read More

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Warrior Week at MMS

This week our student council organized a great week of creativity, collaboration and fun. Our students did a great job getting involved throughout the week! Warrior Week was a great success once again! On Monday, student council organized a pep rally to explain the week to all of our students. Tuesday was Wacky Hair Day!   Wednesday was Theme Day. Homerooms were challenged to work together to come up with a theme for their homerooms and decorate it accordingly. Great to… Read More

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Numeracy November at MMS

“There are two versions of math in the lives of many: the strange and boring subject that they encountered in classrooms and an interesting set of ideas that is the math of the world, and is curiously different and surprisingly engaging. Our task is to introduce this second version to today’s students, get them excited about math, and prepare them for the future.” Jo Boaler (What’s Math Got to Do with It?, Penguin 2008) It’s Numeracy November at MMS and… Read More

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Blanket Exercise

Today, students from Mrs. Broesky’s class got the opportunity to participate in a Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise begins with blankets arranged on the floor to represent Canada before the arrival of European explorers and settlers. The participants, who represent Indigenous peoples, begin by moving around on the blankets. While a narrator reads from a script, other participants – representing the Europeans or newcomers – join and begin to interact with those on the blankets. As the script traces the… Read More

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My Child in School – A Resource for Parents

Manitoba Education has created a great resource for parents called ‘My Child in School – A Resource for Parents’ . It is important that parents/guardians are aware of what is happening at school with their children. This website gives good insight as to what is happening. http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/mychild/index.html Below is copied directly from the website to give parents/guardians an idea of what is shared on the website. Please contact MMS if you have any questions. WELCOME! Be informed, be involved. Help your child… Read More

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MTS PD Day – No School Friday, October 21, 2016

Every year Manitoba Teachers’ Society members get together in special area groups to learn and share. This day provides a great opportunity for MMS teachers to connect with other teachers from around the province to discuss trends, new ideas, old ideas, and strategies to inform and improve practice which benefits all the children who attend MMS. To learn more about MTS PD Day please visit the Manitoba Teachers’ Society website at: http://www.mbteach.org/mtscms/category/mtspdday/ If you are Twitter follow the hashtag @MTSPDDAY to… Read More

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