Student Vote 2019

Student Vote is an authentic learning program that provides students with the opportunity to experience the voting process firsthand and practice the habits of active and informed citizenship. MMS students will get the opportunity to learn about four real party platforms and then make an informed vote on October 18, 2019 to ‘elect’ the next federal government in Canada. Individual parties, an introduction to the leader of each party and party platforms in the areas of: Health Care Education and… Read More

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The Anti-Fundraiser Fundraiser

Hey Parents, As a PAC, we get that lives are busy and asking friends and family over and over to buy whatever fundraiser we’re selling can get very tiring. So this year, we present the ANTI-Fundraiser Fundraiser. We are hoping to raise $3000 towards more exciting items for the school Makerspace (robots, VR, drones, etc). All students will be able to benefit from these learning tools! With over 300 kids at MMS, if we raise $10 per kid, we’d reach… Read More

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Orange Shirt Day – October 1, 2019

Orange Shirt Day is a beautiful opportunity to express our commitment to leaving behind a better Canada for all of our children. On this day we talk about being a Global Citizen and to build an awareness of the impact of residential schools, the stories of the survivors and indigenous culture. To get a preview of our assembly on October 1 (9:10 AM), see the presentation listed below. Families are welcome to join us for the assembly. Students are encouraged to… Read More

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Terry Fox Run 2019

The MMS Terry Fox Run is set for Thursday, September 26! The forecast looks wet as the day goes along so we are going to move the start time to 10:40 am. Students who donate a minimum of $2 can wear a hat for the day. All proceeds go to the Terry Fox Foundation. Our school goal is to reach $500!

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Character Day

On Thursday, September 19, 2019, we are joining hundreds of thousands of people around the globe for Character Day — a global initiative where school districts, organizations, families, congregations of all sizes learn more about the science of character development from different perspectives. We talk about and do exercises around the importance of developing character strengths (resilience, grit, empathy, courage, kindness)–all rooted in evidence-based research. Character Day is one day. Character is one of the eight key competencies that we… Read More

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Volleyball Coaches

MMS is in need of volunteer parent coaches. We have had a huge response from our grade 7s and 8s out playing volleyball this year. If you are, or know someone, willing to coach any of the following teams please let Mr. Mead ( amead@hsd.ca ) or Mr. Tufford ( dtufford@hsd.ca ) know asap. Grade 7 Girls: (we are trying to split the team into two teams) Grade 7 Boys: (we have enough for two teams so two coaches would be idea… Read More

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School-based Immunization Schedule

Public Health Nurses offer school-based immunization services every year in schools throughout Manitoba. For the 2019-20 school year, Manitoba’s school-based immunization program will be as follows:  Grade 6 Hepatitis B – 2 doses, all students eligible Grade 6 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – 2 doses, all students eligible NEW! Grade 6 Meningoccocal meningitis C – 1 dose, all students eligible Grade 8 – Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis – 1 dose, all students eligible In order to facilitate the timely implementation of this… Read More

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International Dot Day!

International Dot Day is September 15ish. At Mitchell Middle School we are celebrating Dot Day on September 12, 2019. Dot Day is all about Creativity. Being CREATIVE is one of the 6 core competencies we want all of our kids to learn and build on during their experience at Mitchell Middle School. We use Dot Day as in introduction to the SIX CORE COMPETENCIES (Creative, Collaborator, Communicator, Citizen, Critical Thinking, and Character) with the focus being on being Creative. As a school we… Read More

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Strong Connections – September 13 and 16

What is Strong Connections? Strong Connections is intended to give teachers and students a head start with developing good relationships that will benefit all students both academically and socially. Strong Connections is a program designed to enhance the start of year assessment of each child. Strong Connections activities are not tests, but rather they are tasks to help us get to know our students and how they learn in order to know where to begin with instruction. Rationale for Strong… Read More

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