During the pandemic our opportunities to meet, learn, and grow together was limited. Our wellness goal this year was designed to give our school community the opportunity to come together in school-wide wellness days once a month. During these days students young and old have had the opportunity to be exposed to new activities and wellness pursuits. Our older students have had the opportunity to act as leaders and make real connections with students in the younger grades. Staff have… Read More
As part of our Wellness goals at ÈSCS all of our grade 7 students participated in the CMHA Program Speak Up. Speak Up is a program designed for students in Manitoba to help build their mental health capacity. Students participate in five lessons that teach them about their own mental health and the mental health of others. The program discusses the many supports that can help people successfully manage their mental health.
Rosser Students were excited to begin using our new decodable texts that arrived over the holiday break! The Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 students are using the Bob Decodable texts for their home-reading program and the Grades 1 and Grade 2 students are using the SPIRE reading program for the guided reading instruction in class! Let’s get reading!
The tangram, a collection of seven shapes, originated in the Tang Dynasty during the Imperial Dynasty. The Balmoral Grade 7 & 8’s explored this topic using the book called the “Warlord’s Puzzle” by Virginia Walton Pilegard. In the story, the warlord is upset that his favorite piece of art has broken into seven pieces and searches for someone to put the art back together. The warlord promises great riches to whoever can put the art back together. After we had… Read More
The grade 5-8 students at Warren Elementary School participated in a virtual cross country meet where they practiced running during recess periods and competed against other participating schools in our division who ran the same distances in their communities. Our students watched the event and cheered on our students as they ran. This event allowed us to bring everyone together while maintaining social distancing to build a sense of community and wellness for everyone. We also held our Terry Fox… Read More
Warren Collegiate is so fortunate to have Jo-Anne Procter volunteering to take porch pictures of our graduates. Due to the pandemic, WCI graduates missed getting their formal pictures taken at the beginning of April. With so many milestones being postponed for our grads, it was very kind of Jo-Anne to volunteer for this project and make our grads feel so special. Also a big thank you to Michelle Procter for organizing.
In our little building of Grosse Isle School, we are so very fortunate to be close – close as colleagues and friends, and as students and staff. We are a school family – and being away from each other has been challenging, to say the least. We know that right now this is safest for everyone, but it brings to light how much we take for granted and simply being together means to us and brings to our lives.… Read More
“Wellness” is about Human Rights. As humans, we all have the need to access shelter, food, clean air, safety, belonging, and possess rights such as the freedom of speech. School promotes much more than just lessons in a book. It is also a place that grows responsible citizens of action and thought. This year the Grade 5 and Grade 6 MYVoice Committee at École Stonewall Centennial School joined a larger Manitoba Associated School Project Network entitled United Nations, Educational, Scientific… Read More
At École R.W. Bobby Bend School there is always a variety of math activities occurring around the school. In Kindergarten to Grade 2, early years teachers weave daily numeracy into calendar time. For example, students are asked to become the leaders and direct their classmates through various activities. Through this time, students learn to apply their skills in counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s and 10’s in French or in English. They begin to see patterns in numbers which become the… Read More