Community Christmas

Dear MMS Family Members, We as the Student Council, are delighted to inform you that we are starting the Community Christmas Food Drive! Community Christmas is a time where students can bring in items that can help the people in need in our community. The week is Dec 4th – Dec 8th. Students can bring items that are still in their packages, and are non-perishable such as canned soup, granola bars, crackers, condiments (such as ketchup, BBQ sauce, mustard, etc.),… Read More

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Opportunities at Lunch

There are many opportunities for all of our students to stay positively involved during lunch time. Lunch Clubs To ensure our kids are staying positively involved during less supervised times MMS staff offer a variety of clubs at lunch. Often, our athletic teams practice at lunch as well. Typically, these run from 12:15 – pm – 12:45 pm. Other opportunities come up throughout the year. Keep an eye on our school calendar, by reading our daily announcements , and/or watching our daily announcements . Mondays Principal’s Principled Program (Grade 7 and 8) Grade 5 and 6 Beading… Read More

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OurSCHOOL Student Survey

Parents/guardians, please watch for this letter going home this week.   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 Nov. 22ndth and Dec. 7th   Where: At MMS Why: We are taking part in this survey as a Divisional… Read More

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Grade Level Meetings

Today, we met with all grades individually as a check in and in some ways a reset as we get closer to the Christmas season. It has been a great year to date, but no matter how good things are going, we can always be better. Items that were discussed were: Code of Conduct (discipline expectations and consequences) School Culture Ultimate Warrior Roles How to THRIVE between now and Christmas See the slideshows for each grade level below: Grade 5/6 Grade Level Meeting Grade 7/8 Grade Level Meeting As always,… Read More

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Parent-Teacher Conferences on November 30

Letter going home to all families on November 20, 2017. November 20, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, Report cards will be available on the Parent Portal or will be printed and sent home with MMS students on November 24, 2017. Next up, is our November Parent-Teacher Conferences slated for November 30, 2017 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM. This year, parents will have the option to schedule an appointment with their child(ren)’s teachers between 4:30 and 6:30 PM. Appointment lengths are 10… Read More

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Letter Going Home – Report Cards and Parent Teacher Meetings

Please watch for this letter going home in the next couple of days.   November 14, 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, Our school will be sending home report cards on November 24, 2017. Parents, please note that report cards are no longer being emailed. To access your child’s report card, please visit the HSD Parent Portal at . If you have already created a Parent Portal account, login and access the report card on the date it becomes available. If you have… Read More

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Report Cards

Term 1 report cards are available on November 24, 2017. Parents, please note that report cards are no longer being emailed. Currently, the settings for your child are to receive printed report cards. Electronic copies of Report Cards can be accessed by setting up your Parent Portal account.  If you would like access to electronic report cards in the Parent Portal, including archives back to June 2016, click the REPORT CARD menu item and click the SWITCH TO ELECTRONIC REPORT CARDS button.… Read More

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Day Wonder

On October 11 we began ‘Day Wonder’ at MMS. Day Wonder happens on Day Won (one) during the first two periods. Our kids got the opportunity to choose an activity they ‘wonder’ about and want to get better at or learn more about. During these activities students will practice the core competencies (the eight skills shown within the inner circle in the graphic below) as described in the HSD Deeper Learning Plan. Activities will range from learning to play the… Read More

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Mom’s Pantry & Bothwell Cheese Fundraiser for MMS Music Programming

MMS Band and Music students have launched their Mom’s Pantry fundraiser for the year! Funds raised by Gr. 5 & 6 Music students will be used to repair and replace some classroom instruments. Funds raised by Gr. 7 & 8 Band students will be used to subsidize each individual’s upcoming Band trip to the International Peace Gardens near Boissevain. Some important notes from Mrs. Sawatzky: Order forms are due Friday, November 17th Cheques should be made out to “MMS Band Boosters“… Read More

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