News & Announcements

Closures - Wednesday, Apr. 13th

Due to Environment Canada’s warning of a major spring storm poised to hit our region beginning overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning and lasting until Friday morning, all MVSD schools and division facilities will be closed on Wednesday, April 13.  Widespread snowfall accumulations of 30-50 cm accompanied by northerly winds gusting from 60-70 km/h resulting in zero visibility at times is being forecasted.  Staff may work from home. We are making this announcement prior to the storm due to the severity of the forecast and so that parents can plan in advance.  We will assess the situation as the storm progresses prior to making a decision on school closures and/or bus cancellations for Thursday, April 14.

MVSD News Digest - Mar. 14, 2022

The MVSD News Digest, highlighting information from the Mar. 14th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees is now available! Click on the above link for more info.

New Public Health Guidelines

Please click on the link to view a letter to the MVSD Community regarding changes to school-based COVID-19 measures as updated Public Health Orders come into effect on March 15, 2022.

MVSD Ed Tech Community Outreach Series

Planning for the spring MVSD Ed Tech Community Outreach Series is underway! The goal of this program is to work with families so that they feel informed, confident, and prepared to use technology with the children in their lives. Please click on the link for details and to complete a survey by Mar. 31st to indicate your interest in the proposed sessions for MVSD families.

MVSD Staff Recognition Awards

The Board of Trustees recognizes annually staff who have served five years or more with Mountain View School Division. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we were unable to gather together to celebrate our colleagues' accomplishments. Their years of service with MVSD and dedication to the students we serve is very much appreciated! Click on the link to read more!

MVSD Stands with Ukraine

On Monday, March 7th, MVSD students and staff are encouraged to show support to Ukraine by wearing blue and/or yellow, or traditional Ukrainian clothing. You may also help Smith-Jackson Ukrainian Bilingual School fundraise for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine by sending a toonie to school with your child. The funds collected will be donated through the Canadahelps.org site.

Sign Up for Text Notices of Bus Cancellations!

If you would like to receive bus cancellation notices via text message, click on the form widget on the MVSD home page (https://www.mvsd.ca) to sign up! If you have subscribed previously, you will still be on the list. To unsubscribe, reply STOP to a text message from the division. Cancellations will continue to be posted on MVSD website/social media platforms and announced via radio.

New Guidelines on Cases in Schools

On January 13, the Manitoba Government announced changes to how cases of COVID-19 will be managed and reported in schools throughout the province. Please click on the link for a letter that details the change in approach and also provides links to important info on what to do if your child is sick and the related isolation requirements.

I Love to Read Month

In recognition of the importance of reading and literacy, the month of February 2022 has been proclaimed by the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Learning as "I Love to Read Month"!

Manitoba Inclusive Education Month

The month of February 2022 has been proclaimed by Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning as "Manitoba Inclusive Education Month." Inclusive schools provide an accessible learning environment where all students learn, grow, and enjoy all the benefits of citizenship.
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