As the Provincial Commission on K-12 Education gets underway, Manitobans are being asked to help shape the future of our education system. Everyone would agree that students and their families deserve excellence in education so they can succeed in the workforce and in life.
In preparation for the divisional changes commencing in fall, Garden Valley School division has announced the appointment of several experienced educators to school administrative positions.
• Principals Tammy MacDonald (NPC) and Scott Jantzen (GVC) presented about Pathways for Deep Learning.
On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, a fire broke out on the west wing portion of the roof of Pine Ridge School while construction work was in progress. There were no injuries in this fire and everyone on site was safe. As safey is our number one priority, GVSD is grateful for the Winkler Fire Department, Winkler Police Service and EMS for their quick response.
There is a myth out there that Manitoba is the last province in Canada where property tax is collected for schools, and that Manitoba should become more like the other provinces. The truth is that across Canada, every province collects property tax to fund education.
1. Divisional Strategic Plan 2019-2020
• Trustees approved the following goals as part of the division’s strategic plan for 2019-2020:
o Mental Health and Wellness