Garden Valley School Division Trustee Cindy Smart was recognized for 16 years of service at the annual Manitoba Schools Boards Association Convention held on March 14-16, 2013.
Parkland School held its Parade of Flags assembly on Monday, October 22, 2012. The parade provided Parkland students with the opportunity to proudly carry their countries’ flags, as well as celebrate their culture and heritage.
Parkland Elementary School staff and students presented a Spring Musical called “Seussical Jr.” With the Cat in the Hat (Lauren Penner), Horton the Elephant (Colin Magi), and other beloved Dr. Suess characters brought to life, this production was enjoyed by many over its two-day run.
The Winkler Elementary School grades 4 to 6 choir performed at the local festival this spring. They were recommended for consideration at the provincial level. A CD of their singing was sent into a panel of adjudicators and the choir won the provincial award for school choirs age 12 and under.
On Wednesday March 14, 2012, Chris Hagen and Sandy Campbell from the Manitoba Education and Literacy Pupil Transportation Unit traveled to JR Walkof Elementary School in Winkler to present a prize to the winner of the school bus safety poster contest.