Reminders & Updates for Parents

September 11, 2020 Good afternoon Parents & Guardians of Niverville Middle School, The 2020/21 school year is off to a great start!  As administrators and staff, we would like to thank all parents and guardians for their support and patience as we navigate this time of ever-changing expectations. There are a few pieces of information we would like to clarify and explain to make sure everyone is on the same page. Please review and email with any questions you may… Read More

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NMS Reopening Plan 2020-2021

Dear Parents/Caregivers and Students of NMS: On behalf of our entire staff, we would like to extend a heartfelt “Welcome Back!” to all of you!  We hope that you are all healthy and excited about returning to school.  We know the last few months have been filled with much anxiety, apprehension and at times confusion for all of us.  Those feelings and sentiments are still very much present today during very uncertain times.  Despite all of the sacrifices families are… Read More

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Report Cards

Dear Parents & Guardians, Please be advised that the final report card for 2019/2020 school year will be uploaded to the Parent Portal on Friday, June 26th, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. You can log on to your Parent Portal account to view and opt to print your child’s report card. There will not be any print copies of the report card generated by NMS as per the instruction of Hanover School Division and the Board of Trustees. For those students… Read More

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Parent Portal Support

Dear Parents & Guardians, Should you have questions or issues related to the HSD Parent Portal, please contact the school directly so that we can assist in resolving the matter.  Please DO NOT contact ICT Chromebook Support for Parent Portal issues. You can contact the school at (204) 388-4731 or email us at nms@hsd.ca. Thank you for your cooperation!

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Vice Principal Appointment for NMS

Good day everyone, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Tamra Yorke has been appointed Vice Principal of NMS starting in September.  Tamra has spent the last 5 years at SRSS teaching Science and Biology.  Prior to that, she spent 13 years teaching middle years at Blumenort School.  Tamra was Acting Principal in both schools and is also the current Vice President of the Hanover Teachers’ Association. Please join me, as well as the Board of Trustees and Superintendents… Read More

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HSD Board Appoints Principal for Niverville Middle School

Hanover School Division Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Craig Cumming has been appointed as principal of Niverville Middle School, effective 2020-2021 school year. Craig is currently the vice-principal of Niverville Middle School, having transitioned from the former Niverville Collegiate Institute in the fall of 2019. Prior to his current role, Craig served as vice-principal of the Niverville Collegiate Institute (2013-2019) and Landmark Collegiate (2012-2013). Before joining the staff in Landmark, he served for 12 years at Niverville… Read More

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Self-Screening for Limited Reopening of Schools

Dear Parents/Caregivers, We look forward to seeing our students again, if only for a short time before the summer break. Beginning on June 8th, our schools will participate in a limited reopening. As we prepare to welcome your children back into our school facilities, it’s important to note that the safety of students, teachers, school staff and families remains paramount, which is why we continue to rely on the advice provided by public health officials. Your help in keeping our… Read More

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Principal Koester Announces Retirement

After 40 years in education and 36 years serving the community of Niverville as a teacher and principal, Mr. Michael Koester announced that he will be retiring as of June 30, 2020.  The staff of NMS would like to thank him for his leadership over the years and wish him the very best as he embarks on the next chapter in his life. Please see the Niverville Citizen article for more details:  https://nivervillecitizen.com/news/local/middle-school-principal-announces-retirement

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Limited Reopening of Schools

Dear Parents/Caregivers, The Province of Manitoba has released its draft plan for phase 2 of Restoring Safe Services – Manitoba’s Pandemic Economic Roadmap for Recovery. Included within the plan is the limited reopening of schools, to allow for assessment and transition support. The reopening of our schools is very encouraging news and a positive first step. Schools will reopen with limited access beginning Monday, June 1, 2020. As outlined by the province, the primary purpose of reopening is to support… Read More

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Opening of HSD School Playgrounds

Dear Parents/Guardians, In consultation with the Manitoba School Boards Association, we will be reopening our play structures, swings, and nature playgrounds (effective Tuesday, May 19, 2020). However, basketball and volleyball courts will remain closed until further notice. Please be advised that our playground equipment has not been cleaned or sanitized, nor will sanitizer be provided. Therefore, the following conditions of usage apply: Parent/Guardian supervision is required. Social-distancing of two meters must be maintained. Users of playground equipment must apply hand-sanitizer… Read More

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