Lundar students run school cafeteria while earning credits
Four Grade 9 Lundar School students are cooking daily lunches for more than 40 as part of a sustainability initiative at the school. Vice-principal and guidance councillor Lawrence Grzenda said that the initiative started during the previous school year but has really taken off this year. The four students — Morrigan Miller, Connor Bindle, Austin Hanslip and Ethan Spalding — have been creating [...] Read more
Fisher Branch Collegiate interested in forming a Parent Advisory Council
Parents Fisher Branch Collegiate students are hoping to offi cially form their own parent advisory council (PAC) later this month. Principal Greg Thomas said that a parent approached him about forming a new PAC early in this school year. Thomas said that he is a strong supporter of the idea because he really values the support of parents and believes that communication [...] Read more
Alf Cuthbert school gets ready for I Love to Read Month
Students at Alf Cuthbert School in Moosehorn read more than 56,000 minutes collectively last February, and this year they hope to break that record. I Love to Read Month is a provincial initiative that encourages reading and writing in all forms in February of each year. At Alf Cuthbert School, students are encouraged to tally their reading minutes to reach certain goals selected by principal Alann [...] Read more
Colony Schools and staff getting valuable life-saving skills
Marble Ridge and Broad Valley students and staff are engaging in a fi rst aid course over the next few weeks that will give them some valuable lifesaving tools. The fi rst aid course will be administered by Ken Marshall, who works for the division. It will cover a myriad of topics including shock, choking, concussions, severe bleeding, and even heart attacks and strokes. Shaun Lindal, principal for both [...] Read more
Lakeshore School Division focused on Equipping Learners
For the Lakeshore School Division, 2016 was a year to focus on making sure learners were well positioned to get the best out of their educational experience.
Lakeshore Asst. Supt. Leanne Peters said one of the projects that made this possible for the division was the Lakeshore Educational Growth Opportunities program (LEGO).
“It is a program for high school students who have not graduated and who have [...] Read more
Lakeshore School Division and a culture of risk.
Lakeshore Supt. Janet Martell is emboldened by the success of the outgoing year and looking ahead with the rest of her staff at the potential for new ideas, new opportunities and a new year. Both Martell and assistant superintendent Leanne Peters said they’re thrilled with how last year went for the division. This includes the success of many division-wide initiatives around literacy, like reading apprenticeship and [...] Read more
Lakeshore School Division staff focus on personal wellness.
Public welcome to attend Craving Change program in Ashern on Jan. 23.
Through the Craving Change program, the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority is helping staff at the Lakeshore School Division office understand their food choices better to live healthier lives.
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January 19, 2017, page 5.
Article by: Jeff Ward
Lakeshore Educational Growth Opportunities (LEGO) program
A Lake Manitoba First Nation student said that he is truly blessed to be involved in the Lakeshore Educational Growth Opportunities (LEGO) program and that it has given him a new outlook on what his future may hold. Jacob Maytwayashing said that his experience in the LEGO program has been overwhelmingly positive. The program is designed to give youth who’ve fallen out of school a chance to get back and see [...] Read more