A message from your guidance counsellors

So the next few weeks are going to be a little weird! You might be wondering who you could talk to while you are at home for the next little while. What if something comes up that is hard to deal with? What if you notice your worries start to get kind of big? What if you just really need to talk to an adult about something? Well we just wanted you to know that even though we are not… Read More

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MMS Learning at Home Hub

Hello, As you know, classes at MMS will be suspended from March 23 – 27 and April 6 – 9, 2020. MMS is committed to ensuring that learning continues for all students. We have developed a Learning at Home Hub which we hope will be easy for families to navigate so they can find school work in each subject area at their grade level. Teachers will be in regular and direct communication with their students during the next few weeks. All… Read More

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MMS Scent Free School and other Important Information

We have had a few students use a perfume or sanitizer that was heavily scented. We have students and staff who are scent sensitive and this exposure produces severe headaches among other adverse reactions. MMS is a scent free school and requests that staff and students use unscented hygiene products. In light of COVID-19, we still need to use unscented products, including hand sanitizer. If your child has scented hand sanitizer or perfume, please remove it from his/her backpack and… Read More

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COVID-19 Letter for Parents/Guardians

March 11, 2020 Dear Parents & Guardians, The COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve rapidly worldwide, with more countries reporting cases and an overall increase in case numbers. We recognize that students, parents/guardians, and employees may have concerns regarding the potential spread of the coronavirus in our school communities. To date, no laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases have been identified in Manitoba. COVID-19 can spread through close contact with an infected person who is coughing or sneezing as well as by objects contaminated… Read More

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Over the Edge – MADD Canada Presentation – grade 7s and 8s

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM for all grade 7 and 8 students The 2019-2020 School Assembly Program, Over the Edge, is the story of Sam, a 17-year old girl who reunites with her two best friends – Kat and Adam – after moving back home to live with her Dad for a year. Kat decides to have a party at her house to celebrate Sam’s homecoming. Sam borrows her Dad’s car to drive herself to the… Read More

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Potentially Sensitive Content Lessons

Sensitive Issues courses are being taught to the grade 5s and 7s on April 8 and 9, 2020. Mr. Martens will be instructing the grade 7 boys, Mr. Penner will be instructing the grade 5 boy sand Mrs. Goertz. will be teaching the girls. Letters will be sent home in the near future to for families to sign and return to homerooms teachers to give permission for your child(ren) to attend these important lessons. Copies of the grade 5 letter… Read More

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MMS Parents Welcome! RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit to conduct a Social Media Safety presentation to students at the SRSS.

Dear Parents and/or Guardians of Grade 9 Students, On March 2, 2020, the Hanover School Division and the Steinbach Regional Secondary School are partnering with the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit to conduct a Social Media Safety presentation to students at the SRSS. The RCMP developed this presentation in response to a noticeable and concerning increase in reports of Self/Peer online sexual exploitation with school aged youth across Canada. The RCMP have recognized that these social issues required more… Read More

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Steinbach Regional Secondary School – Grade 8 Orientation

Grade 8 Orientation Tours (students going into Grade 9) The Grade 8 Orientation Tours at the SRSS will take place on Thursday, March 12th. Our Grade 8 students will be going to the SRSS  for a half day of Transition activities. These tours will provide our Grade 8s with an overview of the courses and programs available at the SRSS as well as meeting the grade nine administration/learning support team. Grade 8 Parent Orientation Evening The Grade 8 Parent Orientation… Read More

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