Parent/Caregiver Feedback – Learning at Home

We will soon be entering the fourth week of Learning at Home. It’s time for a check-in. To gather your feedback, we are using Thought Exchange – an online tool that will allow participants to share their thoughts as a collective voice. Participants will be asked the following question: As we continue developing Learning at Home, how can we support you? The exchange will be open from April 17-24, 2020. You can participate as many times as you like; the… Read More

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High-Speed Internet for Landmark Students

Hanover School Division is committed to finding new and creative ways to support Learning@Home. During this period of suspended classroom learning, HSD is piloting a new high-speed Internet service for our school community in Landmark. The expansion of our wireless footprint will facilitate learning from home by providing communities that have limited access to high-speed Internet service, with FREE high-speed filtered Internet via a designated access point on school property (bus loop). The HSD Free WiFi Network is accessible 8:00… Read More

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Learning at Home Website

The indefinite suspension of classroom learning requires us to adapt and transform how we deliver education to the 8,400 students in our care. With your help, our schools have developed flexible and innovative ways to accommodate the learning needs of our students. Today we are pleased to announce the launch of Learning@Home . The purpose of this new site is to provide parents/guardians with access to supportive resources for teaching and learning at home.

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Classroom Learning Suspended Indefinitely

Following the recommendations of the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer, the Minister of Education has directed all schools to suspend classroom learning indefinitely for this school year. This action is necessary to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Please note that an indefinite suspension is open-ended. Classes may resume before the end of the school year, but only if it is safe to do so, as determined by the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer. At present, there are no set… Read More

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Thank-you to Parents/Guardians & Teachers

What a week it has been! Thank you to parents/guardians and our teachers for the fantastic work you have done in transitioning learning from the classroom to home. This transition has been no small feat, given the significant disruption that a public health crisis can have in our personal lives, places of employment, and home communities. The successes of this past week would not have been possible without the support, cooperation, and commitment of parents/guardians, and the inspired work of… Read More

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Closure of School Playgrounds

In an abundance of caution and to limit the spread of COVID-19, Manitoba School Boards Association has recommended the closure of all public school playgrounds. Effective immediately, the use of all playground equipment on school property (including basketball courts, nature playgrounds, swings, etc.) is prohibited until further notice. Signage will be posted at each of our schools. This temporary closure supports the Province of Manitoba’s social distancing directive. Please share this message with your children. Your cooperation and understanding are… Read More

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State of Emergency

The provincial government has declared a State of Emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These are unprecedented and challenging times for education in Manitoba. With schools winding down across the province today (classes suspended March 23-27, April 6-10), we begin the transition to distance-based education for all students in our care. The following information will provide details on school operations for the next several weeks. School buildings will be open during the two weeks of suspended classes but will operate with… Read More

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Student Absences

Schools will remain open and classes in session through Friday, March 20, 2020. However, the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer of Manitoba is encouraging parents/guardians (who are able) to keep their children home from school. Parents/guardians choosing to exercise this option should inform their child’s school as per regular absence procedures. Absences will be recorded, but not count against student learning records. The Province has also announced the suspension of licensed daycare services in Manitoba effective end of day Friday,… Read More

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COVID-19 Update

The COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving. This FAQ provides further information regarding our schools and protocols in place. Are schools open? Schools are open, and classes are in session as of today. The Minister of Education announced the suspension of classes in all Manitoba K-12 public schools beginning Mar. 23, 2020, and extending through Apr. 10, 2020. This action is a proactive measure to help reduce the potential spread of COVID-19. We understand some families may not feel comfortable sending… Read More

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International Travel

Manitobans are strongly advised to cancel or postpone any non-essential international travel. As per Manitoba Health, self-isolation is recommended for the following groups for 14 days after departing the area, or since their last known contact or exposure: All international travelers returning to Canada (including the USA) Contacts of a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19 Laboratory workers exposed during work If symptoms develop during the 14-day self-isolation or self-monitoring period, contact Health Links – Info Santé at 1-888-315-9257 to… Read More

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