Garden Valley School Division would like to thank everyone for their part in serving and supporting students during the 2018-2019 school year, and wish everyone a restful and safe summer! The Division Office will be running with modified office hours during the months of July and August.
Garden Valley School Division has announced its summer 2019 plans for handling studen admissions. Student admissions will be CLOSED for the month of July. We will begin processing new admissions again starting on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019. We will process new admissions in the following way:
• Principal Garth Doerksen and Vice Principal Jacqui Kusnick presented on Emerado Centennial School’s transition plan as they prepare to become a Gr. 4-8 school.
• Emerado focuses on developing well-rounded students through academics, critical thinking, problem solving, personal values, citizenship, global awareness and global responsibility.
• J. R. Walkof principal Moyra Vallelly, together with teachers Warren Wall and Jamie Dyck provided a presentation on supporting student mental health in the early years.
• Three initiatives that are used to support students were highlighted: Restitution, Zones of Regulation, and Roots of Empathy.
The Garden Valley School Division Board of Trustees is very proud to announce that Mrs. Renae Hildebrand, former Principal of Border Valley Administration Unit and the new Principal for Pine Ridge Elementary School, has been selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Outstanding School Leader Award for Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards.
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.