This proclamation is intended to increase public awareness of the importance of peace and to help students learn more about their duties as citizens in promoting peace and compassion. For more information about Peace Days visit the website www.peacedays.ca It is the hope that the observance of Peace Days in Manitoba will encourage educator's, students, parents and community members to engage in activities that promote peace and compassionate actions throughout the year.
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MFIS Office is moving! This June, we are sadly saying “goodbye” to Balmoral Hall School which has been our home for the last 13 years. We would like to acknowledge the school’s graciousness in leasing the office at Aikins House to MFIS. Changes with the expansion of the school led us to our new office which will be located at the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute campus at 173 Talbot Ave. The office will be moved by the end of June. Our new telephone number will be 204-669-6577. We look forward to being part of the MBCI campus!
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 [...]
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.