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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HSD – Public Consultation on Budget

From the HSD website Each year, the Hanover School Division holds a Public Consultation on Budget. The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public about current budget discussions and to invite comment on educational and budget initiatives. The meeting typically includes a budget presentation, and provides opportunity for questions from public stakeholders. The Hanover School Division values your input and relies on community feedback in planning for the programs and services offered. Stakeholder input will help guide the Board’s decisions and actions. The… Read More

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Health Notice – Mumps

As a new school year begins, illnesses, including mumps, can be spread easily between children and their families. Manitoba continues to see mumps disease circulating, with 1057 confirmed cases as of October 6, 2017. Mumps has been seen in all populations, including pre-school and school-aged children. Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL)  would like to ensure all parents and guardians are aware that the mumps outbreak continues, how to recognize its symptoms, how to prevent its spread and what to do if they suspect they or… Read More

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Warrior Week at MMS!

It’s Warrior Week at MMS . Our student council has organized a great week of fun activities for our school. Tuesday – Wear Blue and Yellow or Warrior Clothing Wednesday – Twin Day! Thursday – Theme Day (organized in homerooms) Friday – Costume Day and the Nickel Carnival (fun games created by our grade 8 students for the 5s, 6s, and 7s) All week long the homerooms have been challenged to bring in NEW SOCKS. These will be donated to a charity in Steinbach.… Read More

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Warrior Week at MMS

Student Council has planned an exciting week of activities for our annual Warrior Week between October 23 – 27. The week kicks off with an assembly on October 23 beginning at 11:20 AM. Parents are welcome to attend the assembly. The plans for the week are as follows: Tuesday (24th): Warrior Clothing or Blue and Yellow Wednesday (25th): Twin Day (dress the same as someone else!) Thursday (26th): Homeroom Theme Day – (information to come from homeroom teachers) Friday (27th): Nickel… Read More

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MMS PAC School Clothing Fundraiser

The MMS PAC is doing a School Clothing Fundraiser to help create an Outdoor Classroom. MMS students, parents, families can purchase a variety of school clothing by completing this order form . Orders are due back to the office by Friday, October 27, 2017. Samples will be available to try on in the office by the end of this week. Payments can be made with cash or cheque (cheques to be made out to MMS PAC or Mitchell Middle School Parent Advisory Council). Clothing should… Read More

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Group Triple P

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® knows all parents have different needs. That’s why Triple P has many different ways for you to get your parenting help. So you can choose what will suit you and your family best. Is this your family? Other parents don’t seem to have it as tough as you. Your child constantly misbehaves. Your family life is full of anger and tears. There’s probably a lot of shouting and your child may even be aggressive – perhaps hitting you, the furniture… Read More

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QSP Fundraiser

QSP Magazine Fundraiser Student Information – October 2017 Campaign Dates:  October 3 – 19, 2017 Payment:  By cheque payable to Mitchell Middle School (NO postdated cheques) Parent Note: If your child is not participating in this fundraiser, please return the complete package to the school as soon as possible.  Information for families with children in grade 8. What Do I do? Take the catalogue, order forms and envelope home to your parents. If your parents or others are interested in ordering one or more magazines, fill out the… Read More

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Orange Shirt Day

MMS is recognizing Orange Shirt Day on Friday, September 29, 2017. We will be having a school wide assembly at 9:15 AM with our guest presenter David Robertson (author of the book When We Were Alone. This will be followed by activities in homerooms. Students in grade 5 and 6 will get the chance to read the book When We Were Alone and discuss what Orange Shirt Day means. Grade 7 and 8 students will explore the 94 Calls to… Read More

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