Back to School

A new school year is right around the corner. And, in honour of certain, fun first-day-back question, we decided to ask MFNERC staff: “What did you do on your summer vacation?

From festivals to golfing to fun, family trips, here are some responses to that age old, back to school question. Enjoy!

“Started golfing…a lot!”
– Christopher Fredrickson

“The highlight of my summer was going to the Paul McCartney show. Yayyy!!!”
– Rosely Booth

“I chased little yellow balls around the tennis court.”
– Kirby Gilman

“Performed in the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. It’s always a great time seeing the Exchange District come alive with colourful fun and festivities.”
– Kimberly Kakegamic

“Had a ‘staycation’.”
– Arlene Flatfoot-Beaulieu

“My family and I went to my niece’s grade 12 graduation in beautiful Penticton, British Columbia.”
– Clara Morin

“I went to Disneyland for the first time!”
– Richelle Lovegrove

“My wife and I drove to Enderby, BC to visit my brother. We visited all the neighboring towns such as Vernon, Armstrong & Salmon Arm.”
– Dan Thomas

“I was the Referee in Chief in charge of supervision of the officials for the Football Canada under 18 Canada Cup played in Moncton New Brunswick . Sweltering heat but great hospitality  by the New Brunswick hosts.”
– Ron Hallock

“Folklorama, The Forks, Assiniboine Park and the Zoo.”
– Nadine Hart

“I spent time with my kids and got ready for my new job with MFNERC!!”
– Cheryl Plaisier

“Experienced the adventures of the sky!”
– Flora Trueman

“This summer I enjoyed the wonderful outdoors. I spent time in my garden reaping the rewards with lots of fresh vegetables to enjoy and share with friends and family. I also spent time in the Whiteshell canoeing, portaging, and camping in the backwoods, relaxing and enjoying the nature and wildlife ‎of our beautiful province and country.”
– Sabrina Guinteret

“My wife and I (married for 19 years) went on a 2nd honeymoon. Why? Our boys went to their grandparents for the summer!”
– Michael Li

“Cut grass.”
– Sheila Murdock

“The highlight of my summer was attending the 11th annual Thompson Family Gathering on the August long weekend in Vancouver, BC.”
– Sylvia Sinclair

We are now back in the office and ready for another successful school year with our First Nations schools. Welcome back everyone!!


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