E-Bulletin, February 11, 2020

e bulletin 31. Winkler Elementary School Presentation
• Principal Cindy Hamilton, Gr. 5&6 teachers Larissa Giesbrecht, Nichole Strempler, Sheena Rae Smith, Tyler Fey along with Middle Years Literacy Coordinator Val Harder shared about Inquiry and the new ELA curriculum. Inquiry provides for student choice and voice in the classroom.  Teachers shared how they used Inquiry in ELA, Social Studies and Health.

2. 2020-2021 Provincial Funding Announcement
• On January 30, 2020 the Minister of Education announced an increase of $6.6M in provincial funding for public Education for the 2020-2021 school year.
• The announcement will result in an estimated decrease of $114,000 or about 0.4% in funding for GVSD.
• The Board has scheduled a public budget consultation meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Winkler. All are invited to come!

3.  2019-2020 GVSD Strategic Planning Session
• The Strategic Planning session will occur in May 2020.