News & Announcements

Student Citizenship and AMM George Harbottle Memorial Award

The MVSD Board of Trustees is seeking applications for nomination for the Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA) Student Citizenship Award.  The George Harbottle Memorial Award, sponsored by the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM), will be selected from amongst the regional MSBA Student Citizenship award winners.  Applications must be received by the MVSD Board of Trustees by January 25, 2019 to be considered for nomination to MSBA. Click on the above link for details!

International Students Take to the Slopes!

Dec 7th, 2018 was the opening day at Asessippi Ski Resort! So naturally, the International Student Program took to the slopes. For many of the students, it was their first time skiing. Regardless of skill level, it is safe to say that we all had a fantastic time. Many thanks to the fantastic staff at Asessippi Ski Resort for taking such great care of us. Additional thanks goes out to chaperones Grant, Jennifer, Jessica, Peter and Sookyung for volunteering their time to help us! Click on the headline to see a slideshow from the day!

MVSD ISP Announces Spring Break Trip

The International Student Program is excited to be offering a SPRING BREAK TRIP again this year for our international students who will be here in second semester. We would like to get this information out to everyone now so the students can begin planning. Click on the above link for more info!

IELTS Testing - December 1, 2018

Mountain View School Division Office in Dauphin, Manitoba is an official IELTS Testing Centre in conjunction with Heartland International English School. The next test date is December 1, 2018. Click on the above link for more information.

Happy Halloween!!!

It sounds like all of our students had a great Halloween experience! It was great to see everyone get dressed up and have fun with the holiday. The ISP has heard from various community members how polite our trick-or-treaters were!!! We have heard from numerous students that they have LOTS of candy to eat!!! As always, we are so grateful to our fantastic homestay families that help share our traditions with students and make their experience here unforgettable. Click on the link to see more photos.

Corn Maze, Homestay Appreciation Dinner & Hockey Game Activity

October 20th was a great day spent together with the international students and our homestay families. We had a fun-filled day with lots of activities, including navigating a corn maze, attending a homestay appreciation dinner, and watching our local hockey team in action! Click on the above link for photos and more information!

International Students take “Yard Fringe” by Storm

The International Student Program was well represented at Dauphin’s “Yard Fringe” on September 28th, 2018. Yard Fringe is an annual event in Dauphin where participants travel by bicycle from yard to yard and take in performances and participatory creative art activities that last between 20 and 30 minutes. It is great to see students getting involved in all our local events. All students continue to be great ambassadors to their respective nations and welcome additions to their new second home!!!

Cannabis Information and Resources

Manitoba Education and Training wants to ensure that parents have the tools to talk to their children about cannabis use and its potential consequences. Please click on the above link to view a letter from Honourable Kelvin Goertzen, Minister of Education and Training to parents/guardians and families.

Madge Lake Activity

The international students had their first activity on September 15th, 2018. I think it is safe to say that we all had a great time. The ISP would also like to thank all students for being both respectful and appreciative to camp staff, bus drivers and peers. We are fortunate to have such a great group of students this year!
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