News & Announcements

MVSD News Digest - Apr. 26, 2021

The MVSD News Digest, highlighting information from the Apr. 26th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees is now available! Click on the above link for more info.

Strategic Planning Survey for the 2021-2022 School Year

As our communities and school division emerge from the challenges of COVID-19, MVSD is looking forward to planning for the 2021-2022 school year. We ask parents/guardians and community members to help us in our planning by completing our survey by Friday, May 7th. A separate survey will be available for students. Click on the link to access the survey!

COVID-19 Cases at MacKenzie and Barker Schools

The Manitoba COVID-19 Dashboard has reported cases involving individuals belonging to Lt. Colonel Barker V.C. School and MacKenzie Middle School. These cases did not result in any close contacts being identified and no notification to the school community was provided by Public Health. For further details, please click on the above link.

MVSD Virtual Town Hall - K-12 Review and Bill 64

On April 6th, MVSD presented information to the public about the K-12 Education Review and the proposed Education Modernization Act (Bill 64). Click on the above link to view the presentation and for more information.

MVSD News Digest - Apr. 12, 2021

The MVSD News Digest, highlighting information from the Apr. 12th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees is now available! Click on the above link for more info.

Education Week April 19-23, 2021

The Hon. Cliff Cullen, Minister of Education, has proclaimed the week of April 19-23, 2021 as Education Week in recognition of the important contributions of all who are involved in educating and improving educational outcomes for students in Manitoba. Please click on the above link for more info!

School Bus Driver Day

The third Wednesday in April is known throughout Manitoba as "School Bus Driver Day." On behalf of Senior Administration and the Board of Trustees, we would like to thank our bus drivers for getting our students to and from school safely!

Administrative Professionals Day

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 is Administrative Professionals Day. On behalf of Senior Administration and the Board of Trustees, we would like to recognize the dedication and hard work of the Administrative Professionals throughout the Division!

MAPC Invitation to Discuss Bill 64

The Manitoba Association of Parent Councils (MAPC) will be hosting a meeting via Zoom with parents, PAC members, colleagues and educational partners to discuss Bill 64. Please click on the above link for the announcement and invitation, which provides details on how to join the meeting.

Inclement Weather Procedures - Survey

MVSD is considering revising its Inclement Weather Procedures and is looking for stakeholder input. The current MVSD Inclement Weather Procedure requires schools to be closed only in the instance of highway closures. Buses do not run (Cancellation of Bus Service Procedure) if weather or road conditions warrant (e.g. -45° Celsius windchills, very poor visibility, poor road conditions). We would appreciate your input by completing an online survey by Friday, April 16th. Please click on the link to access the survey.
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