This Month in ParkWest

March 31 - April 4
Spring Break

April 10, 2014
Board Meeting

April 18, 2014
Good Friday - no classes

April 24, 2014
Board Meeting

April 25, 2014
Admin Day - no classes

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  • Birtle Collegiate teachers win Manitoba Celebration Teaching
    in Excellence Team Collaboration Award
  • Major Pratt students support anti-bullying awareness.
    Students made handprints on pink paper and signed their names.
    Each sheet had a statement of how to make a difference in the lives of people being bullied.
  • Hamiota Collegiate Girls Basketball Provincial Champs for the 3rd consecutive year.
  • Major Pratt Trojans, Bronze medal winners at High School Hockey Provincials 2014
  • Duke of Edinburgh students present at
    Manitoba School Boards Association
  • Student Citizenship 2014 MSBA Region 1 Group Winners
  • Student Citizenship 2014 MSBA Region 1 Winner
  • Park West Trustee, Anne Grabauskas honored for 20 years of service.
  • Major Pratt Zone 10 Male curling champions
  • Major Pratt Zone 10 Female curling champions
  • Congratulations to the Major Pratt Trojans hockey team for raising
    $13,000 towards "Trojans Help Fight Cancer Night"
  • Congratulations Jay Thiesen (Major Pratt Teacher) Volleyball
    Coach of the Year through the Manitoba Volleyball Association
  • Major Pratt Volleyball Graduating All Stars
  • Hamiota Collegiate Provincial "A" Champions
  • Shoal Lake School girls volleyball team.
    Hosts of "A" Volleyball Provincials
  • Shoal Lake girls Zone 10 soccer champs
  • Birtle boys Zone 10 soccer champs
  • Former Prime Minister Paul Martin visits Park West to launch
    Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program
  • Waywayseecappo students wear pink on Anti-bullying Day
  • Hamiota Collegiate students chosen 6th out of 120 for their
    "Caring for our Watersheds" proposal
  • Miniota Students attend Festival de Voyageur
  • Decker students enjoy a day of curling with some of the
    Park West Trustees
  • Waywayseecappo students learn robotics
  • Five Grade 7 students represented Rossburn Elementary School
    at the Middle Years Human Rights conference in Shilo on April 17.
  • Students at Inglis School work on Bucket Filler activities.
  • Cut, sew, serge, press, Members of the Grade 9 Clothing class
    at Major Pratt School join in the Manitoba Association of Home Economists Pillow Case Party in an effort to sew 300 pillow
    cases for Manitoba charities.
  • Students from Waywayseecappo practice counting
  • Student serges the seams for pillow cases donated to
    area shelters.
  • Hamiota Elementary students give breakfast a thumbs up.
  • Students in Park West travel to Brandon to attend swimming lessons
    at the Sportsplex.
  • The Principal of Miniota School is a good sport as
    students take aim on "Pie the Principal" Day.
  • Practicing fire safety with students of Strathclair School.
  • Volunteers at Rossburn Collegiate are rewarded with a Christmas
    Dinner each year.
  • Students practicing bus evacuation.
  • Canadian Idol winner Brian Melo tours some of Park West schools.

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April 15, 2014

First Nation Cultural Experience

Park West School Division will be hositing a First Nation Cultural Experience featuring a dance performance by Buffalo Boy Productions
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April 11, 2014

Birtle Collegiate Teachers win Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Jackie Burrough, Angie Bowley and Shelley Lowes
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Teaching Excellence Award

Manitoba's Celebration of Excellence in Teaching was recently held. Congratulations to Jackie Burrough, Shelley Lowes and Angie Bowley of Birtle Collegiate for winning the Team Collaboration Award.

Seeing low student performance in math and consistently low scores on provincial exams, these three teachers made improving student learning and performance in mathematics a priority. They decided to redefine the math experience from grades 7 to 12. They identified concepts that were lacking and, using exceptional planning and programming, developed a team approach to meeting challenges. Their collaboration ensured that teachers increased student learning and success not only in individual classrooms but across all levels. They worked tirelessly to support struggling learners, engaging students with hands-on experiences and using technology creatively. The impact of their collaboration has been profound. Their efforts over the last five years resulted in increased student engagement, confidence and work ethics in mathematics, increased enrollment in calculus, pre-calculus and applied math courses, and higher marks in each grade level.

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March 28, 2014

Park West Teacher Attends Professional Development Opportunity in Thailand

A Rossburn Elementary teacher had the opportunity to attend Professional Development in Thailand recently.
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Professional Development Opportunity

Adam Grabowski, a teacher at Rossburn Elementary School, recently had the opportunity to attend Thailand. Adam is also the president of the Park West Teacher's Association

View Adam's presentation here.

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March 26, 2014

Provincial Basketball Winners

Congratulations to Hamiota Collegiate girls basketball team
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Basketball Provincial Winners

Congatulations to Hamiota Collegiate senior girls basketball team for winning provincials for the 3rd consecutive year.

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March 19, 2014

Park West Students Win MSBA Awards

Congratulations to the Hope Committee and Zach Koscielny
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MSBA awards

View the MSBA press releases for further information on award winners:

Hope Committee - Group Award
Zach Koscielny - Individual Award

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