Truth and Reconciliation Day – Thursday, September 30th

Truth and Reconciliation Day – Thursday, September 30th Manitoba will be recognizing September 30th as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. Schools will be closed and no classes will be held on this day. Our school will be focusing on Truth and Reconciliation the week of September 26th to October 1st.

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September Principals’ Messages

PRINCIPALS’ MESSAGES Greetings to the parents of the wonderful students at Stonybrook Middle School. Mr. Terrick and I thought it might be a good idea to introduce ourselves to the school community. My name is Ed Neufeld, and I am the interim principal of SMS. I first worked in this building as the vice principal 20 years ago when it was the Steinbach Junior High. Last year, I retired from the principal role at Clearspring Middle School. As a principal… Read More

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Hot Weather Ahead

  With the temperatures expected to soar this week in Steinbach, we’d like to offer a few friendly tips to our kids and families to help manage the hot weather: Because we only have water bottle filling stations available (no regular water fountains), please remember to bring your water bottle every day! We still send students outside, so a hat and sunscreen can go a long way in keeping our kids comfortable when they’re out for breaks. The risk for… Read More

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Principal’s Update: Full-time 7 & 8s beginning April 19th!

Dear Parents/Guardians, It is with great excitement that we have begun planning and preparing for the return of our grade 7 & 8 students on a daily basis effective April 19th, 2021. As you can appreciate, this does entail additional precautions as our 2m distancing must still be in place.  Therefore we have made the following changes: The cohort consisting of 7D/7H/7J will have an added classroom – 7R – made up of students from the other 3 homerooms.  We… Read More

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Puddle Season!

Springtime is here at SMS! Along with a very fast melt this month, our schoolyard and many walking routes to school have a big collection of puddles. Please consider sending your child to school with an extra pair of pants and socks this month just in case they get splashed or fall on the ground. These items can live in their classroom container until (or if) needed. We know parents can’t always leave work to bring clothes to school, and… Read More

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International Women’s Month

March 2021 is International Women’s Month! While Canada traditionally celebrates Women’s History Month in October, we’d like to celebrate the girls and women in our school community this March. We will be highlighting important women from Canada’s history during announcements all through March. We also encourage our students, staff, and families to recognize important girls and women in their lives by using the #BecauseofYou tag. You can read more about women’s history in Canada and more about the #BecauseofYou tag  hereRead More

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