This Friday, September 27, MES will take part in the Terry Fox Run at 10:30. In the case of poor weather, the run will either be postponed to the afternoon or the following week.
Students can bring in Toonies for Terry to help raise money for cancer research. MES will be making a paper chain that will be outlining the course. The chain represents the many heroes involved in the fight against cancer: those who have battled it or are battling it (white links), and the classes and students who have raised money or awareness by participating in the Run (red links). Students will have the opportunity to write the names of their loved ones who have battled or are battling cancer on the white links, and their own names and class names on the red links. Our goal is for students to have a visual of how many people among us have been affected, and how much love and support surrounds us. We hope to conquer cancer by linking together.
Please feel free to join us, this Thursday at 10:30!
COMMUNICATION The staff of our school is keenly aware that for students to be successful, home-school communication has to be effective. Several channels of communication help us accomplish this – Parent Portal, emails, phone calls and notes. Also, please check out our website for our newsletters, calendar, pictures and other information. Parent Portal! Check out all the information on your child(ren) including: field trips, permissions, report cards, attendance, etc. You can enter contact information and yes, you can enter in… Read More
PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE Hoping you had a great summer break and are looking forward to another great year at MES. Indeed we have been working to get things ready and registering more new students on a daily basis. This is very exciting for us as we continue to grow and school classroom space has become a premium over the last few years. It is very clear that Mitchell is a desirable place to move to and raise a family. With that… Read More
PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE What a great school year we had at Mitchell Elementary. Too many highlights to name them all but here are a few: Senior Center connections continue to grow with many activities, Treats & Treasures fundraiser continues to support students in Liberia, school concerts, Artist in the school, PAC BBQ and many more have made this a very successful year. Wishing the grade 4’s all the best as they head to MMS next September and wishing you all a… Read More
VICE-PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE Student Engagement & Organized Excitement: Kindergarten Welcome, Grade 4 BBQ, PAC lunch, field trips, teacher baby showers, running and art clubs, Treats and Treasures, guests from Golf Manitoba, and this was all in just one week! MES really is a “Great Place to Grow” and it shows! We love learning about life and making the most of our opportunities. “Thank You!” to our volunteers and learning partnerships. Without you all of this excitement wouldn’t be possible. Also, we… Read More
May is Music Month, where throughout the province schools recognize our rich musical heritage. We appreciate the artists and students involved in our education programs. This work is valued and encouraged as we develop young musicians by giving them the opportunity to perform in front of family and friends. What better way to celebrate Music Month than at our Spring Concert for grade 1 and 2 students. Hope you were able to attend what was another great performance. Click here for a… Read More
The chocolates will be going home on Thurs., Apr. 4th with the oldest in each family. Each box or bar is $3 and there are a total of 30 in each case for a total of $90. Fundraiser closes on Monday, April 22nd. For every case you sell you will win a prize through a GOLF putting game. Also, anyone who sells a whole case gets their name in a draw for some assorted prizes. The top sales prizes are: Grand prize… Read More
Dr. Gordon Neufeld, developmental psychologist and author of Hold On to Your Kids, came to speak to Hanover School Division parents and employees last month, and he offered some excellent reminders & insights on the importance of the relationship we have with OUR KIDS. Here are a few takeaways from our time together: “Unconditional parental love is the indispensable nutrient for the child’s healthy emotional growth.” “Children learn best when they like their teacher and they think their teacher likes… Read More
PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE February was filled with “I Love to Read” activities including several guest speakers/readers. We concluded the festivities with our Winter Fun Day where the grade 7’s from MMS helped in leading outdoor activities. Thank you to our I Love to Read and Winter Fun Day committees for all of your planning and hard work. Term 2 reports will be issued this month. K Report cards will be available on parent portal on Wed., Mar. 6th. Those not accessing… Read More