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Please note that the RCMP detachment will no longer provide completed Criminal Record Checks while you wait. The anticipated wait time for a completed Criminal Record Check will be two weeks. This additional wait time means that those applying for substitute positions within the Division (including those requiring a Limited Teaching Permit) will need to plan accordingly.
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Turtle Mountain School Division is located in the southwestern corner of the province of Manitoba, directly north of the Canada/US border. Within its boundaries you will find the towns of Killarney, Boissevain, Ninette, Minto and Dunrea, and all or portions of the rural municipalities of Turtle Mountain, Morton, Roblin, Strathcona, Argyle, Whitewater, and Riverside. Total population for the area exceeds 10,000. This population being represented by a total of nine trustees from three separate wards.
Turtle Mountain School Division oversees the operation of seven schools: four Hutterian schools,
one K - 8 school and two K - 12 schools as well as two Adult Education Centres.
Rhonda Coupland has been a Trustee for the Division for 16 years and was awarded this recognition at the 2014 MSBA (Manitoba School Boards Association) Annual Convention.
Shirley Highfield has been a Trustee for the Division for 20 years and was awarded this recognition at the same event.
THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!!!!!!!
Preschoolers and parents/grandparents are invited to attend a Wellness Day where preschoolers can be screened for vision, health development, speech language, hearing, and fine/gross motor skills. Last screening starts at 4:30 p.m.
Many play areas will keep the preschoolers interested and happy; adults can enjoy the displays and resources available.
Lakeview Community Church, Killarney
Date: April 10, 2014
Boissevain Mennonite Brethren Church, Boissevain
Date: April 16, 2014
PLEASE BE ADVISED
Traditionally, all new kindergarten students were screened during the annual Pre-school Wellness Fair. Turtle Mountain School Division is changing the process.
New kindergarten students will no longer be screened at the Pre-school Wellness Fair.
New kindergarten students will be screened at the local school by the school team.
Boissevain School - June 2 & 9
Killarney School - June 3 & 10
Minto School - June 12 – Morning
Wellwood School - June 12 – Afternoon
Mayfair School - June 13 – Morning
Holmfield School - June 13 – Afternoon
An appointment letter will be forthcoming from the school in early spring.
April 18, 2014 - Good Friday
April 21 & 22 - No Classes
Kindergarten to Grade 3 Class Size Initiative
As part of the collaborative planning process for the five-year implementation of the Kindergarten to Grade 3 class size initiative (20K3), school divisions will maintain a K-3 class size tracker to monitor progress on reducing K-3 class sizes.
Effective September 30, 2012, school divisions are required to report class sizes publicly. This report is available on the TMSD website at the link provided below.
K-3 Class Sizes as of January 1, 2014
*2013-2014 TMSD School Year Calendar
The Turtle Mountain School Division Calendar for 2013-2014 has been approved. To view the new calendar, click on the link below:
2013-2014 TMSD School Year Calendar
||Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
||Tuesday, June 24, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
|| Friday June 20, 2014 – Supper starts at 6:00, graduation and awards to follow
|Holmfield Colony School
||Monday June 23, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.
|Wellwood Colony School
||Thursday, June 26, 2014 @1:00 p.m.
|Can Am Colony School
||Thursday, June 26, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m.
|Mayfair Colony School
|Adult Education Centres
||Boissevain/Killarney are combined Friday, June 13, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.
"Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing". - Barry Finlay
Community Use of Facilities
All residents of Turtle Mountain School Divsiion are encouraged to use the facilities of any school in the Division. Residents can request a permit for after-hours use of school facilities provided there is no conflict with school programming. For more information on the Division's policy regarding the use of facilities, please select the following link:
F-1 (Use of Facilities Policy)
To request permissions to use Division facilities, please fill out the following form:
3-I (Use of School Facilities Agreement)
Once the form has been completed, please return the form to the school you indicated in the agreement.
Other documents regarding the Community Use of Schools/Facilities are: The Public Schools Amendment Act (Community Use of Schools) and Manitoba School Boards Association - Education Legislation Update, May 23, 2012.
For more information regarding the Use of Facilities agreement please contact our Secretary-Treasurer, Kathy Siatecki by either emailing her at email@example.com or by calling the TMSD Board Office (204) 523-7531.