February is I Love to Read Month

Guest readers, spelling bees, collecting reading minutes.  These are some of the activities going on during the month of February as we celebrate our love of reading.

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Attention Grade 8 Families

This is a reminder of a couple of dates for the annual SRSS Open House for students registering for September 2017. March 9 will be the Open House for incoming Grade 8 and 9 students. The evening Open House for parents will be on the same day from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

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Winter Activity Day

On Wednesday, February 8th, students will be participating in Winter Activity Day at various locations in Winnipeg as well as locally.  We are anticipating will be an active, adventurous, fun, and safe day.

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Outdoor Education for All Grade 8 Students

Planning is well underway for the grade 8 students trip to Camp Cedarwood. The trip is scheduled for January 30th-February 1st, 2017. All students are welcomed to (and expected to) attend. Waiver forms will be sent with term 1 report cards but can also be accessed by following this link: http://sms.hsd.ca/parents/permission-forms/ We are excited for our students as the embark on this fantastic outdoor education opportunity at Camp Cedarwood in the beautiful Whiteshell region!

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SMS Knights Clothing Sale

We are very excited to announce that SMS Knights clothing will go on sale very soon! Once the sale begins, there will be an opportunity for students to try on clothing samples, including different sizes and styles. Students and families will be able to access our online store via our website to place orders. All orders will need to be placed online. The options available are a balance of good quality and affordable prices so that everyone that wishes to… Read More

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Interim Reporting

Parents can expect to be contacted by their SMS student’s teacher between now and October 20th. The purpose of this conversation is for the parents to become informed as to how their child is doing well in advance of the first report card. The first term report cards are scheduled to be released on Friday, December 2nd. First term Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th.

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Ball Hockey

Students who signed up for Grade 5/6 ball hockey need to get their registration form to Mr. Dewey as soon as possible.

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Cross Country – Important Dates

Runners – Ensure that all waivers have been signed and turned in to Mr. Thiessen. Also, keep an eye on the forecast and plan accordingly. Click on the heading to see when the big events are being run.

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Strong Beginnings

Students will be attending Strong Beginnings on either Friday, September 16th, or Monday, September 19th. Their day will include participation in literacy and numeracy assessments that will inform teachers and subsequently guide their practices to best support student learning. There are also activities planned for students at the Steinbach Corn Maze. Notification of dates has been sent home. An intended benefit of these days (with smaller group size) is for students to be able to strengthen bonds with their teachers… Read More

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Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year!

Please join us at Meet the Teacher on Tuesday, September 6th from 4:30-6:00pm to become acquainted with SMS staff members and families. The First Day of School is Wednesday, September 7th. Classroom placements are going home this week via email or letter mail. We are looking forward to a successful year of wonder, curiosity, and achievement this year! Come Ready to Learn at SMS – Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Safe

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