In recognition of the important contributions of musicians, music educators, and music education programs in our schools and communities, Hon Kelvin Goertzen, Minister of Education and Training is pleased to proclaim the month of May 2019 as Music Month in Manitoba. The PROCLAMATION is intended to acknowledge and celebrate the gift of music and its importance in the lives of Manitobans. Music Month provides an opportunity to recognize our province’s rich musical heritage and appreciate the artists and educators involved in music programs in our schools and communities. We value the work schools are doing to develop young musicians, and trust [...]
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Spring is the time of renewal, rebirth, greenery, and life sprouting all around. Gardeners love spring, for it gives them more light and the pleasant warmth to go out and sow the seeds. As temperatures increase, both flora and fauna get a long awaited relief from the cold winter. Enjoy Spring as our days get longer and the sun shine is warmer.
Thank you to our Member Schools who were able to attend the MFIS Annual Dinner last night. A special thank you to schools who performed and exhibited their students artwork. Congratulations to Christian Heritage School as the recipient of the J. Stangl Library award. Congratulations to St. Mary's Academy as they celebrate their 150th School Anniversary. Special thank you to Bob Hummelt from Westgate Collegiate Institute for his enlightening talk on their school Expansion Experience. It was a wonderful evening having over 240 guests from our school community. Hope to see you again next year.
February is the month of international friendship month. This is the time to make friends and live with your friends so that your friends will never feel left out and embarrassed. We all know, friends are integral part of our daily lives and it's almost impossible to imagine a day without our friends. We live, study and roam around with our group of friends in day to day life.
Resister today for this dynamic Educator's Conference that the MFIS Education Committee has organized for our Member Schools. Some sessions have limited space available. Hope to see everyone on April 8th, 2019.
MFIS Office will be closed on Monday, February 18th. Did you know? As the Métis leader of the Red River Resistance of 1869-70, Louis Riel was instrumental in drafting the List of Rights that formed the basis of the Manitoba Act, passed by the Parliament of Canada in the spring of 1870, which brought the new province of Manitoba into Confederation. Louis Riel was the driving force behind Manitoba becoming Canada’s fifth province. His dream of a province that embraces all cultures is still shared by Manitobans today. Origin of the holiday's name In 2008, Manitoba schools were invited to name our [...]