Thought Exchange – Parent/Guardian Feedback

October 20, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, On behalf of our schools, we would like to take this opportunity to check-in via Thought Exchange and ask for your input on how we can best support your child’s learning process in the months ahead. Your thoughts and comments will help us better understand our school communities’ needs during this pandemic and guide our efforts to provide learning support to students and their families. NEW! For this thought exchange, we are using a beta… Read More

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Message From the Superintendent

Dear Parents/Guardians, It’s hard to believe we have reached the three week mark of the resumption of school! Once again, I’d like to send a thank you for all your support, patience and cooperation with the implementation of health protocols to create safe learning spaces in our schools. Please find attached some further information, which I trust will be helpful for all. The two-page printable document outlines the symptomatic criteria for students being sent home from school and the steps… Read More

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Strong Connections – September 18 and 21

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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WELCOMING OUR STUDENTS BACK SEPTEMBER 2020 – SPECIFIC DAY TO DAY PLANS – Updated September 4, 2020

The purpose of this document is to communicate specific day to day plans to Mitchell Middle School students and families navigate their day. We continue to focus on the safety and well-being of our students and staff as we return to our school. This document will evolve as we receive further guidance and directions from Public Health and Manitoba Education. Updates to this plan will be communicated as necessary. WELCOMING OUR STUDENTS BACK SEPTEMBER 2020 SPECIFIC DAY TO DAY PLANS – Updated September 4, 2020

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Instilling Confidence – Survey – Question/Response – August 2020-21

We are confident that we are ready to welcome students back on September 9, 2020 with the adaptions and systems we have put in place for a start that is safe as possible. We are sure that families have many questions about what school looks like and what changes we have made. So, please fill out this survey with any questions you may have. We will post questions and the responses to the questions to our school blog. Complete the survey here . We… Read More

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Meet the Teacher – September 8, 2020 (2PM – 6 PM)

MMS Meet the Teacher – September 8, 2020 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Our annual Meet the Teacher event is set for September 8, 2020 between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm. All parents are encouraged to schedule a ten minute appointment with their 2020-21 Homeroom Teacher. Children are invited to be a part of the meeting as well. These meetings will take place in one of three manners: Face to face in the classroom by appointment only. Virtually by appointment… Read More

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Welcoming MMS Students and Families Back – September 2020

Hello MMS Families, The purpose of the ‘Welcoming MMS Students and Families Back: Restoring Safe Schools’ document is to communicate an overview on Mitchell Middle School plans to welcome our students back to school. Our first and foremost priority is the safety and well-being of our students and staff as we get ready to return to our school. This plan is designed to be a fluid document that allows us to focus on safety, health and well-being alongside student learning… Read More

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Student Fees and Supply Lists

Hello MMS Families! We hope you are doing well and looking forward to school getting started on September 9, 2020.  Later this week we will be sending out MMS specific plans about necessary changes/adaptations we will be making to ensure that we start up safely and confidently One change we wanted to give you advance information about is student fees and supplies. We have reduced our school fees substantially as our ability to take field trips, do activities outside of… Read More

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August 24, 2020 Update

Hello MMS Families! We hope everyone had a restful summer break. We are currently updating/revising our June plans to meet all new provincial and divisional guidelines. Our school office officially opens on August 26, 2020. By Friday, August 28, 2020 you will receive an MMS specific plan regarding our safe start up to school on September 9. Over this week MMS staff will be working on the following to get ready: Setting up our classrooms to ensure students maintain a physical distance… Read More

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Parent-Guardian Letter from the HSD

June, 26, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians, As the school year draws to a close, I would like to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you for your partnership, your support, and your willingness to make the best of the circumstances we have found ourselves in these last few months. Thank you for pulling together alongside your children, our teachers, and schools, to implement distance learning opportunities in homes across our division. On behalf of our superintendent’s team, I will… Read More

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