INVOKING CHANGE at MES – Article by Mrs. Michelle Wiebe in Learning Matters, a plublication of th eHSD Superintendents Office ( click here for more ) Before you even enter our school, you’ll likely notice the abundance of trees adorning our schoolyard. You’ll walk past thriving planter boxes lining the pathway which leads into our building. Once inside you’ll be met with the happy buzz of staff and students experiencing another great day of learning together. Growth and learning – that’s what we’re about.… Read More

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October Vice-Principal’s Message

The beautiful colours on the trees suggest that the Thanksgiving season is upon us, and there is so much to be thankful for. MES really is a Great Place to Grow and this was highlighted during our Fall Fun Week. Click here for what student engagement looks like at MES.

Here at MES we are thankful for significant student engagement: social, academic, emotional, & intellectual. One of the ways we celebrate these different types of engagement is through assemblies. Assemblies at MES are open to everyone and are highlighted on our school website calendar.

So, take a deep breath, enjoy the fall colours and join us for our next highlighted assembly coming up November 10 at 11:00. All are welcome.

Follow us on Twitter @MEShanover.


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MES Fall Fun Week Success!

At MES we talk about different typs of Student Engagement: Academic, Social, Emotional, and Intellectual.

Fall Fun Week has touched on each branch of student engagement and here are a few snapshots highlighing what student engagement looks like at MES.

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MES Fall Fun Week October 10-13

MES is excited to host our second round of Fall Fun Week Activities October 10-13.

Friday will see an afternoon full of fun fall themed activities both inside and outdoors so make sure students are dressed for the weather! Special thanks go out to the MES PAC for providing snacks and MMS for sharing their Grade 8 student leaders.

  • Tuesday:  Throwback Day – Dress up as someone from the past.
  • Wednesday:  Twin Day – Dress up the same as a friend for the day!
  • Thursday:  Classroom Theme Day
  • Friday:  Hat & Activity Day

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Terry Fox Walk & Run

MES will be participating in our annual Terry Fox Walk/Run on Friday, September 29th at 10:30 AM.  All MES students will be participating and we welcome parents to join us for this event as well!   The optional ‘Run’ portion of the event will happen during noon recess on the school yard.

We will be educating the students on who Terry Fox was, why we do the walk, and what the Terry Fox Foundation is all about.  We will also be encouraging students to bring in Toonies for Terry.  The class that raises the most money for the Terry Fox Foundation will win a dodgeball game against the staff of MES!  Please bring in any fundraising money by Friday, September 29th.

Thank you for your support.

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MES Book Fair!

MES Invites you to the Schoolastic Book Fair!

Dates:          October 2 – 4, 2017 (Monday – Wednesday)

Times:         Mon. Oct. 2         8:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Evening Event          3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Tues. Oct. 3 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Wed. Oct. 4 8:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Mitchell Elementary School Gym

We are excited about hosting the Scholastic Book Fair again. This is our annual library fundraiser so it is an important event for our school!

Come check out the fantastic selection of books and posters and come join the fun and excitement! Everyone is welcome so bring along your family and neighbors.

Don’t forget to fill in the ballot on the back of the attached flyer and bring it along to our Evening Event. You could win a $25 certificate for free books from the Book Fair compliments of Scholastic.

Please note that with such a short run time, we cannot offer refunds or exchanges. We accept cash and cheques made payable to the Mitchell Elementary School for the amount of purchase. Purchases may also be made on your MasterCard and Visa.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars. We look forward to seeing you there!


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September Principal’s Message

Which would you say is the best day of the school year? The first day or the last? Here at MES there was some discussion on this very topic. While farmers are usually pretty eager to get back on the field in spring to plant their crops after a cold winter, so are school staff as they return in fall! Meeting all the new and fresh faces during “Meet the Teacher” and again on the first day of school is… Read More

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Welcome Back!

MES Staff say, “Welcome Back!”

Here are a few reminders:

At Meet the Teacher, feel free to drop off supplies, pay student fees, and pick up important information about the new HSD Parent Portal.

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