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Information about our school.

VISION STATEMENT

We, at RMES, strive to develop:

Respect and Responsibility,

Meaningful Learning,

Excellence and

Success for All.

We strive to develop, in cooperation with parents and community, the full potential of each student – intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually – to empower and inspire them to become caring and responsible citizens.

 

   

MISSION STATEMENT:

Robert Melrose Elementary School is committed to:

  • Establishing high levels of community/family involvement, working to improve students' academic and personal growth.
  • Aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment with Division and Provincial standards.
  • Collaborating and communicating within our learning community as part of focused professional development.
  • Creating a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success and allows for individual differences and learning styles.
  • Encouraging students to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm and a willingness to solve problems.
  • Building positive attitudes towards leading active, healthy lifestyles through quality, daily physical education and nutrition programs
  • Promoting a safe, orderly, caring and supportive environment
  • Nurturing high self-esteem and respect for others through the development of positive relationships with students and staff.
  • Celebrating the pursuit of lifelong learning because we believe that everyone can become better thinkers and independent learners.
  • Facilitating and encouraging a perspective that respects diverse views and personal responsibility

 

Promoting a safe, orderly, caring and supportive environment

Nurturing high self-esteem and respect for others through the development of positive relationships with students and staff.

Celebrating the pursuit of lifelong learning because we believe that everyone can become better thinkers and independent learners.

Facilitating and encouraging a perspective that respects diverse views and personal responsibility

Office Hours the School Secretary is available in the main office from 8:30-12:00 and 1:00 – 4:00. The principal is available in the office from 8:15 – 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 – 4:00 p.m.

 

SCHOOL DAY


8:40 a.m.                 school doors unlocked

8:55 a.m.                 classes begin

10:30 - 10:45           recess break 

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch 

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.    SQUIRT 

2:05 – 2:20              recess break 

3:25 p.m.                 bus pupils dismissed for the day

3:30 p.m.                 town pupils dismissed for the day

Supervision is provided

8:45 – 8:55 a.m.     (playground) 

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.  (playground) 

12:00-12:45 p.m.    (classroom, hallways, playground)

2:05 - 2:20 p.m.      (playground)  

3:25 - 3:30               (buses)

Doors to the school open at 8:40 A.M.  Students are asked not to arrive before this time. Town students and non-bus students are expected to go directly home after dismissal at 3:30. Once they have gone home and entered their home they may return to play on the playground.  There is no supervision provided on the playground after 3:30. 

 

STAFF MEMBERS

                      Kim Nicholls                      Principal, Grade 3/4, Grade 4 Math

                      Kelly Mills-Seib                 LRT, Prep Cover

                      Brandee Braaten             Grade 1

                      Val Wilton                         Grade 2/3

                     Kelly Onyskiw                    Grade 3/4

                     Monique Gollings             Kindergarten

                      Shelly Lissinna                   Grade 4/5, KO Phys. Ed,

                   Candice Patrick                    Band


                      Secretary                             Shelley Peterson

                      Librarian                              Sherry Romanus
                    

                      Custodians                           Darren and Cheryl Kowalchuk

 

SCC MEMBERS:

The SCC meets eight times per year (September, October, November, January, February, March, April, May) in the Library of Robert Melrose Elementary School.  The AGM is held in January of each year, where elections take place.  Members serve a two-year term.

At the monthly meetings, open to all parents, the SCC meets to makes decisions about RMES activities and related expenditures.  The principal and one teacher from Robert Melrose Elementary attend every meeting to talk about school activities, curriculum, events and concerns.

Crystal Jaworski  (Chair)

Tammy Lowey (Secretary, Treasurer)

Alisha Guy (Member)

Reiden Hodgits (Member)

Erin Cawkwell (Member)


 HORIZON SCHOOL DIVISION CONTACTS

Horizon SD Office: 1-866-966-2558

Director of Education                         Kevin Garinger

Division Board Member                        Wil Lengyel

School Case Worker                             Danny Hiscock

Computer Technician                         Elaina Bindig

Maintenance                                        Gerry Shirley

 

 HOUSED IN OUR BUILDING

Kelvington Playschool                          Room 9

Horizon School Division Computer Technician

Elaina Bindig – Room 5