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Closed for the Holidays

We will be closed from Dec.24 – Jan.7, reopening on Jan.8. Have a wonderful holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Holiday Message from our Executive Director

With the Holiday Season upon us, I would like to take this opportunity to extend a very warm greeting to you and yours. Read More >

School Administrators meet in Winnipeg

Over 35 principals, vice-principals and administrators gathered in Winnipeg for informative and engaging roundtable discussions Dec. 6 & 7. Read More >

Assisting Pinaymootang’s Assistants

On December 5, Gertrude Sanderson, MFNERC Special Education Specialist conducted a workshop with Educational Assistants from Pinaymootang School Read More >

“Every Child Can Succeed.”

Teachers from around the province met in Winnipeg Dec. 3 & 4 to participate in roundtable discussions regarding Grade 3 assessment. Read More >

A Visit to Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation

On November 30, 2012, Chief Charles Audy Memorial School of the Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation hosted an assembly that included student awards and a Remembrance Day ceremony. Teacher, Ben Andres was the master of ceremonies and, with the help of other teachers present, held the audience of Kindergarten to Grade 6 pupils captive with his interesting stories and passion for teaching.
The student awards included best attendance, most helpful, and other such recognitions.
The school, with forty one students, is a very active one. This was clear in the Remembrance Day ceremony, as three students did PowerPoint presentations. One featured an expose on famed Native American solider Ira Hayes, another showcased the Red Baron. Mr. Andres then presented a PowerPoint on Sergeant Tommy Prince and ended the session with a story of his own grandfather, who was a World War ll veteran. Some improvisation was in order at one point during his presentation while talking about World War II. Just after mentioning the term ‘Nazi invasion’, an excited student put up his hand and exclaimed, “…a zombie invasion!?” Mr. Andres, in his address, very calmly and politely corrected him.
The students were all well behaved and the delightful atmosphere of this little school permeated throughout, even to inside the front doors where a miniature tipi was set up. At the end of the assembly, Grade 6 student, Christian Kematch presented Joy Keeper, MFNERC Communications Coordinator, with a braid of sweetgrass on behalf of the school.

For more information please contact:
Joy Keeper, Communications Coordinator
(204) 594-1290 ext. 2064
joyk[at]mfnerc[dot]com

Treaties and Reconciliation Education Seminar

“Beyond the Welcome Mat”
Dec. 14, 2012  8:30-1pm
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Manitoba Provincial Standard Report Card Workshop

The MFNERC specialist staff attended a workshop in learning how to use the standard report card for Manitoba Provincial schools. Read More >

Speech Language Regional

November 28-29, 2012
Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave
Winnipeg, MB

Regional Education Conference

Student Engagement: Addressing the Needs
November 22-23, 2012, Brokenhead

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