SRSS 2019-20 Registration

A counselor from the SRSS will visit our school to provide our Grade 8s with an Intro to the SRSS and to answer questions during the afternoon on Monday, February 25 .  The counselor will bring the Grade 9 Registration 2019/2020 brochures and registration forms when he/she comes for the school visit. The Grade 8 Orientation Tours at the SRSS will take place Thursday, March 7th Grade 8 students will be coming for a half day of Transition activities. These tours will… Read More

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D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) – Grade 6s

D.A.R.E. IS SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION EDUCATION AND MUCH MORE! Constable Redikop, from the RCMP, will be facilitating D.A.R.E. classes for all 6s classes from February 19, 2019 to March 4, 2019. Each grade 6 homeroom gets 10 classes centered teaching students decision making for safe and healthy living. More information about DARE here .  

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MADD Canada Presentation – February 19 at 1:30 PM

Why MADD Canada? The MADD Canada School Assembly Program is the only one of its kind in Canada and is the perfect complement to your current approach regarding alcohol and drug education. – The MADD Canada representative spends time explaining, in the introduction that impaired driving is a difficult topic to talk about. He will give students the opportunity to leave the room and/or to reach out to a teacher or a counselor should they have difficulty. – During the closing remarks,… Read More

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Grade Level Meetings

This morning we got the chance to have conversation about what kind of school we want at MMS. This is a chance to reset and refocus to get the second half of the year started. This took place during Grade Level Meetings. The grade 6, 7 and 8 met as a group to talk about: school culture (how we treat each other) school discipline (chronic minor issues that are occurring) kindness and ‘ fun ‘ grade level expectations and the Ultimate Warrior To see what we spoke about please refer to the… Read More

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Public Budget Consultation – HSD Budget 2019/20

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

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Parent Teacher Conferences – February 13, 2019 – 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

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

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HSD School Closure Policy

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

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Middle Years Provincial Assessment

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

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ICE Presentation

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

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