Garden Valley School Division wishes to congratulate the students in the Red River Technical Vocational Area (RRTVA) who competed and won medals at the 19th Annual Skills Manitoba Competition held at Red River College on April 14, 2016.
1. Plum Coulee School Presentation • Principal Mary Eberling-Penner provided an overview of the K-4 literacy initiative and shared recent student results. It was noted the number of students reading at or above grade level is increasing annually, with anywhere from 75% - 93% of students reading at or above grade level. • Staff member Claire Goertzen was joined
Garden Valley School Division has finalized and presented its Major Objectives for 2016-2017. The Major Objectives for 2016-2017 are a part of the division's overall 2015-2019 Strategic Plan, which is reviewed annually by the Board and the senior and school administrators.
The budget for the 2016-2017 school year was approved by the GVSD board at the March 8, 2016 board meeting. A budget presentation made at the March 8 meeting outlined some key areas that the board has been considering investing in for next year.
1. Divisional Strategic Plan 2016-2017 • Trustees approved the following goals as part of the division’s strategic plan for 2016-2017: o Literacy o Numeracy o Professional Learning