News & Announcements

Updated School Calendar - Non-Instructional Days

As COVID-19 continues to present unique challenges, new changes to the 2020/21 school year calendar were announced on Nov. 9, 2020 by the Province of Manitoba. The following changes will provide teachers additional professional development and collaborative planning time as they work to adapt to student needs due to COVID-19. Schools in MVSD will be closed to students on the following dates for staff PD and collaborative planning time: Thurs., Nov. 26, 2020, Mon., Dec. 7, 2020 and Mon., Feb. 8, 2021. Click on the link to download the updated calendar.
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Free WiFi for Students

Free Wi-Fi is offered once again in every MVSD community for students who are engaging in online learning! The service is available Mon-Fri from 8 am - 8 pm. Students are asked to remain in their vehicles while working on assignments to abide by social distancing guidelines. Click on the link for hotspot locations.
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Critical Level - Red Response Effective Nov. 12

On Nov. 10, Premier Pallister and Dr. Roussin (Chief Public Health Officer) announced that effective Thursday, Nov. 12, all of Manitoba is being placed into Critical Level – Red within Manitoba’s Pandemic Response System.  There are no announced changes to the operation of schools at this time, with the exception of a suspension of after school extra-curriculars, including athletic activities. Click on the link for more information.
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Critical Service Worker Survey

Although our region is currently in the (Restricted) Orange level in the provincial pandemic response system, MVSD is doing some forward-planning to determine how many Critical Service Worker (CSW) families within the school division will need their child(ren) to attend school in the event we experience a Critical (Red) response level. Click on the link for detailed information and to complete a survey for CSW families by Nov. 10th.
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Manitoba Schools Placed in Level Orange

Click on the link to view a message from Dan Ward, Superintendent/CEO, regarding measures that MVSD will be taking in light of the Oct. 30th announcement from the province that all schools across Manitoba were being placed in Level Orange.
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Let’s all do our part to celebrate Thanksgiving responsibly, so that we can limit the spread of the virus in our communities, and by extension, in our #mvsd_mb schools. Please click on the above link to view information from the Manitoba Government for families gathering for fall holidays and celebrations.
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