On behalf of the Hanover School Division Board of Trustees, we invite you to attend the Public Consultation on Budget scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 6:30 to 7:30pm. The meeting will take place at the HSD Administration Office – 5 Chrysler Gate in Steinbach. 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… Read More
Parent/Teacher Conferences are being held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 4:30-6:30 pm. These conferences have been scheduled for middle of Term 2 so that our conversations can help ensure your child will show continued growth for the rest of this term. This will then result in positive results on the Term 2 Report Card being sent home on Friday, March 22, 2019. A letter has been sent home with your child outlining the process for scheduling the Parent/Teacher Conference… Read More
Extreme Hazardous Weather Schools will close when weather and road conditions in Hanover School Division are such that it is not advisable to transport students via school buses. If weather deteriorates after the school day has started, creating unsafe driving conditions that necessitate cancelling bus service for the return trip home, students will remain in school until other arrangements can be made. Buses will not be sent out early. Extreme Cold Weather Schools will be closed for cold weather reasons when… Read More
Your Child and the Middle Years Provincial Assessment As part of the Middle Years Assessment, schools will report to parents on the achievement levels of their Grade 7 and Grade 8 children in certain key competencies (important skills). Students’ performance will be compared to mid-grade provincial criteria in certain areas (competencies) of mathematics at Grade 7, and in reading and writing at Grade 8. In addition, at Grade 7 there will be a report on students’ involvement with their learning… Read More
RCMP Internet Child Exploitation Unit will be speaking to MMS Grade 8 Students on January 31 at 11:00 AM. Parents are welcome to join us for this important presentation. RCMP will present on the following topics: safety on various social media apps risky online behaviour and issues related to social media the consequences and emotional impact of using social media criminal aspect of social media online bullying and its consequences texting/messaging statistics Creating an online presence and its effect on… Read More
Hanover School Division will hold indoor recess when the wind chill factor reaches or exceeds -30 Celsius. Readings will be obtained from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca . Many of our students are coming to school without jackets, toques and/or mitts. Please ensure your child comes to school appropriately dressed for the weather. It’s important students get the opportunity to get outside when the weather permits. Thank you.
The Great Kindness Challenge is one week dedicated to creating a culture of kindness and compassion on campuses worldwide. Our school is proudly participating in this proactive and positive kindness initiative. January 28 – February 1, 2019 KINDNESS MATTERS! Many of our students will receive The Great Kindness Challenge checklist . Please encourage your child to complete as many acts of kindness as possible. We are also happy to invite YOU to participate using the new Family Edition checklist . Your family can complete the checklist anytime and… Read More
Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming soon! What better way to promote reading to our students and ‘I Love to Read Month’ than by supporting this important literary event. The Book Fair flyers (being sent home soon) provide a preview of only a FEW of the many books available to purchase. The flyer also contains a special Family Event Draw ballot that parents can deposit during our Family Event. You could win $50 in books – $25 for your… Read More