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This Week at RMES

November 16, 2020
​ What You Need to Know this Week Good morning RMES families,
I hope everyone has a nice break. As we pay attention to rising numbers of COVID cases across the province, we will continue to be diligent in our distancing, masking and handwashing. It is working so far. Thank...
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Board Elections 2020 Results

November 09, 2020
November 10, 2020 - For Immediate Release

Humboldt, SK – Voting for the 2020 Horizon School Division Board of Education election concluded at 8:00 PM on Monday, November 9. Ballots have been tallied and the official results have been declared by Horizon's Returning Officer, Sarah Reding, as of 11:30 AM,...
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Board Election 2020 - Notice of Polls

October 19, 2020
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Board Election 2020 - Notice of Advance Polls

October 19, 2020
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Orange Shirt Day 2020

September 28, 2020
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Re-Entering Horizon Schools (Video)

September 03, 2020
​   Check out this video for highlights of some of the new practices for our return to school!
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Safe Schools Sask Parent Package

August 27, 2020
​ The Ministries of Health and Education have worked together to create a comprehensive parent package to help families prepare for the beginning of school on September 8, 2020. The package includes: Β·           Information on the Safe Schools Plan Β·           General tips for parents and caregivers Β·           Mask...
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Masks in Horizon Schools

August 14, 2020
Required for Grades 4 - 12 students in common areas and hallways; and in some classrooms, where 2 metre physical distance cannot be maintained Recommended for all students, including PreK - Grade 3 Required for all staff, where 2 metre physical distance cannot be maintained Required on all buses, for students...
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Ready Reference for Re-Entry Into Horizon Schools

August 14, 2020
​ (click image to enlarge) This one-page document provides families with an easy summary of our "Re-Entering Horizon School Division - Phase 3 Plan" for the Fall of 2020.
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Horizon School Playgrounds Open Effective June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020
​ Effective June 12, 2020, Horizon School Division playgrounds will be open for use, following the provincial guidelines in Phase 3 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.

*Please note that playgrounds will not be sanitized.* 

For the safety of children, families, staff, and everyone in our communities, playground users are encouraged to follow...
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#TakeBackYourYear, Horizon!

April 29, 2020
​ Horizon School Division, and school divisions across the province, are launching a campaign this week to keep students engaged with learning while physical classrooms remain closed. The campaign will promote graphics, information, and encouragement for students and families to continue with their learning through school division supplemental learning plans.

#TakeBackYourYear invites...
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"What is Social Distancing?"

March 26, 2020
​ Information from the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Health Authority.
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Horizon School Playgrounds Closed Until Further Notice Due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020
​ The COVID-19 virus can persist on outdoor surfaces for several days, and playgrounds can be a gathering place for kids and families. As such, and in-line with recommendations from Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer, all Horizon School Division school playgrounds are closed until further notice. 

We strongly urge families to avoid playgrounds at this...
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School Closures and COVID-19

March 19, 2020
 
A message from Director of Education, Kevin C. Garinger, during a video conference meeting with all Horizon staff on Thursday, March 19, 2020.



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This Week at RMES

March 10, 2020
​ Good morning everyone!
I hope everyone had a good long weekend. This is a short week, but it's report card week, so we are very busy and hard at work.
You received the letter yesterday regarding the sanctions that are beginning on March 12th. Please be advised that...
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This Week at RMES

March 03, 2020
​ What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
When I was writing this on Friday, I was confident in saying that March was coming in like a lamb. That turned out not to be the case as it was quite lion-ish yesterday. Walking to school today was...
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This Week at RMES

February 10, 2020
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      Kim Nicholls, Principal   kim.nicholls@horizonsd.ca306-327-4951 What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
I can hardly believe that it is already the middle of February! In this last week of school before the February break, we have lots going on. Kindergarten...
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This Week at RMES

February 04, 2020
​ What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
I am happy to be back at work today and am ready for a busy week ahead. There is quite a bit going on at school this week. I am away on Thursday and Friday for a conference in...
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Family Literacy Day and Family Literacy Week 2020

January 27, 2020
​ Reading with our children just 20 minutes a day can instill a lifelong love of reading, improve listening skills, prepare children for success in school, and build strong relationships through quality time spent together.
The Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Literacy Network have proclaimed January 27 as Family Literacy Day,...
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This Week at RMES

January 21, 2020
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      Kim Nicholls, Principal   kim.nicholls@horizonsd.ca306-327-4951 What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
We survived that brutally cold week last week. Whew. Spring can come any time now. The forecast is for some single digits this week so we will think...
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This Week at RMES

January 06, 2020
​ What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
Welcome back. It is 2020. Who else feels like Y2K was about 5 minutes ago? I hope everyone had a wonderful break and that all of you are ready to get back into a routine.
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This Week at RMES

November 05, 2019
​ WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK Good morning everyone!
I am away on Monday and Tuesday this week at our annual principal's inservice in Humboldt. Mrs. Gollings is the acting principal while I am away. Please remember that this is a short week as there is no school...
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This Week at RMES

October 29, 2019
​ what you need to know this week Good morning everyone!
Well, this snow feels Decemberish and not Octoberish. Mitts, toques and skipants are going to be required this week. I hope you and your children are enjoying the long weekend. The teachers are at school today working on our...
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This Week at RMES

October 22, 2019
​ WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK Good morning everyone!
It's election day! I voted before work this morning and I hope that, if you are eligible to vote, you do.

This week marks the annual Education Week. The theme this year is  Working and Learning Together  and serves...
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This Week at RMES

October 15, 2019
​ WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK Good morning everyone!
I hope everyone is having a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend celebrating with family and friends.
Thanks for all your support for the Little Caesar's pizza sale. We sold 360 kits! They will arrive at school on October 22 and...
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This Week at RMES

October 08, 2019
What You Need to Know this Week Good morning everyone!
I hope everyone had a great weekend. I had the opportunity to celebrate World Teachers' Day in Regina on Saturday and it was great reminder of how fantastic it is to do what I do for a living. And then...
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This Week at RMES

May 22, 2019
​ What a fantastic long weekend. It is so nice to be outside and in the sunshine. I can hardly believe that we have only 5 1/2 weeks of school left this year. That is only 27 days of school! We have a lot to do in those 27 days.
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This Week at RMES

May 14, 2019
​ WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK Good morning everyone!
I hope that everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather. I know that our farmers are busy seeding and I saw my first dandelions this morning so I know that spring is finally here.
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This Week at RMES

May 07, 2019
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This Week at RMES

March 26, 2019
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Updated Library at RMES

March 15, 2019
The library at Robert Melrose Elementary School in Kelvington has recently undergone a renovation and redecorating, thanks to the hard work of school staff and a donation from the local credit union. The school had been running a hot lunch fundraiser to replace their library furniture, but that project...
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2019 SCC Workshops

March 08, 2019
​ Each year, School Community Council (SCC) members from across Horizon School Division are invited for an evening of presentations and discussions on the importance of their work as SCCs, along with Horizon School Division Board of Education Trustees and personnel from Horizon’s central office. 

This year, workshops were held on...
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March 05, 2019
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"Seven steps to cold weather safety"

February 06, 2019
​From Environment Canada: Winter weather has arrived in much of the country. Do you know the signs of hypothermia, and what to do if you get frostbite? Read on to make sure you're ready for cold weather!

1) Listen to the weather forecast
Check the Environment Canada weather forecast...
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This Week at RMES

February 04, 2019
​ Good morning everyone!
I was really hoping that February would being us warmer temperatures and a hint of spring, but that does not seem to be the case. We will continue to play our skating and curling schedules by ear in accordance with the weather.
Our Grade 4/5...
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New Office for Horizon School Division

January 07, 2019
​ Horizon School Division has completed its move into a new central office facility in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. The project broke ground in October 2017, and construction was completed on-schedule, allowing staff to finish their move over the winter holidays (between December 21 and January 7). The project was completed within the...
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This Week at RMES

December 17, 2018
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      Kim Nicholls, Principal   kim.nicholls@horizonsd.ca306-327-4951 Christmas Week 2018 Good morning everyone!
It is such a treat to see all the little ones at our school getting ready for Christmas. Presents for mom and dad, craft club, Christmas cards and the sound of singing...
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Horizon Christmas Hamper Project

December 13, 2018
This year's Horizon Christmas Hampers are ready to be delivered! We are sharing gifts with 316 children and 122 families in need from communities across Horizon School Division this holiday season. Board members and central office staff spent the morning of December 14 wrapping, organizing, and packing gifts – books, toys,...
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This Week at RMES

December 03, 2018
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November 26, 2018
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October 29, 2018
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Education Week in Saskatchewan

October 15, 2018
Education Week (October 14-20, 2018) is an opportunity to celebrate learning, applaud the achievements of our students, and acknowledge the outstanding contributions being made by education professionals throughout our province.​

This year’s theme – A World of Learning for Every Student – recognizes the multiple pathways to learning being made available to...
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School Sport Week 2018

October 09, 2018
October 7-13 is School Sport Week in Saskatchewan.

High school (grades 9-12) sport in the province is administered by the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA). The province is divided into 14 school sports districts, including the Horizon Central Athletics Association (HCAA) . The HCAA administers high...
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This Week at RMES

October 02, 2018
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2017-18 Humboldt Broncos Added to Wall of Fame at Horizon Celebration Day

August 30, 2018
​Horizon's 5th annual Celebration Day took place on August 29, 2018. It was a very special day with student performances, Years of Service recognition, Excellence in Teaching Award presentations, and a very special Wall of Fame indcution. This year's Wall of Fame inductees are the 2017-18 Humboldt Broncos, and we were...

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

June 21, 2018
​ Horizon School Division held the second annual flag-raising ceremony at central office on June 21, in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Dignitaries raised the Reconciliation Flag and the flags of Horizon's four First Nation partners -- Day Star First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation, George Gordon First Nation...
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This Week At RMES

June 18, 2018
​ Good morning, It seems impossible that this is my second last email for the school year, but here we are!  As we approach our final full week of school, the students are busily completing projects, writing their tests and demonstrating what they've learned this year.
Track and Field Thank...
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This Week At RMES

June 04, 2018
​ Good morning to all! Welcome to June!  This month is going to fly by.  I hope that most seeding was concluded prior to the rain.  It is nice to see the crops coming up already.   Please see the attached memo from Mr. Garinger regarding the YAS program and basketball...
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This Week At RMES

May 07, 2018
​ Good morning everyone, I hope that you enjoyed your sun filled weekend as much as I did.  There are not quite enough hours in the day to get all the spring work done that needs doing. This week at RMES: Monday – Mrs. Onyskiw and Miss Braaten absent; Ms Nicholls...
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This Week At RMES

May 02, 2018
​ Good morning everyone, It has been quite a weekend for the students of RMES.  We had some students at the Steve Nash basketball tournament, others performed in the year end dance recital and others were away at hockey.  Our students represented us very well in all these areas.   I...
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This Week At RMES

April 24, 2018
​ Good morning all,   Well, spring has sprung and the water is everywhere.  Splash pants and rubber boots sure do help to keep your little ones dry.  As many rubber boots look alike, having names in boots is a really great idea.   Bussing Reminder: when the busses are parked...
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This Week At RMES

April 16, 2018
​ Good morning all, Thanks to all who supported the hot lunch fundraiser on Friday.  We raised $465 to send to STARS.  Special thanks to Prairie North Coop for donating the groceries and to Dawn Ross-Young, Kristen Mottram and Cara Andreas for coming in to make the quesadillas.   Please see...
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This Week At RMES

April 09, 2018
​ Good afternoon, When I started this email before the break, I had no idea that our area would have been affected by such a terrible tragedy as experienced by the Humboldt Broncos on Friday evening.  We have many people in our Horizon School Division family that are directly affected and...
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This Week At RMES

March 27, 2018
​ Good morning, It is almost unbelievable that it is the last week of March and Easter holidays are here.  I really do wonder where time goes.  It does look like winter is still holding on for this week.    Thank you to all parents and guardians who attended the Three...
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6 Medals for HCAA Teams at Hoopla 2018

March 26, 2018
​Six Horizon Central Athletic Association (HCAA) teams earned a spot in this year's Hoopla 2018 SHSAA Basketball Provincials this past weeekend, and all six teams returned home with medals! Congratulations to Gold Medalists from Wynyard Composite (2A Girls), Three Lakes School (1A Girls & 1A Boys), and St. Brieux School (2A Boys); Silver...
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This Week At RMES

March 20, 2018
​ Good morning everyone,   This week at RMES: Monday: Collaborative learning day for teachers and custodians; no classes for students Tuesday: Ms. Nicholls away for a principals' meeting; Steve Nash basketball after school. Wednesday: Three Way Conferences from 3:45 – 6:15; Book Fair from 12:30 – 6:30; Calendar sales begin;...
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Book Fair!

March 13, 2018
​RMES will be once again be having a Spring Book Fair. Fair dates are March 21 and 22 from 12:00-6:30 pm. 
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This Week At RMES

March 13, 2018
​ Good morning everyone.  The weather definitely seems to be cooperating more this week.  I hope you can get out and enjoy the sunshine.   This week at RMES: Monday: Steve Nash Basketball from 3:30 – 4:30 today. SCC meeting at 3:45 in the Computer Lab. Erin Lindbloom – SLP –...
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This Week At RMES

March 06, 2018
​ Good morning everyone!   Well, March came in like a lamb on Thursday, but has been throwing a fit ever since.  I hope everyone is staying safely at home and is curled up with a  cup of hot chocolate and a good book.    RMES News and Updates: Students received...
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Annual Meeting of Electors - March 14, 2018

March 01, 2018
​The Horizon School Division Annual Meeting of Electors will take place at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 14. The meeting will be held at 10333 8th Avenue, Humboldt, in the Horizon School Division Boardroom.

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This Week At RMES

February 27, 2018
​ Good morning, I hope everyone had a restful and enjoyable week off and that you had a chance to spend family day with your loved ones.  We have a busy few weeks coming up at RMES, so I am sure March will speed by.  The question is will March come...
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This Week At RMES

February 12, 2018
​ Good morning everyone, Wow, I can't believe that it is the last week of school before February break!  Time flies when you are having fun.   This week is staff appreciation week.  The theme this year is Inspiration Through Learning and I would like to take a moment to thank...
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February 11-17 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week!

February 12, 2018
For the work you do each day in support of students and families, thank you to Horizon's incredible teachers and staff! This year's theme is "Inspiration through Learning".  For more information about Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week 2018, please see the Ministry of Education media release found here.  ​
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This Week At RMES

February 07, 2018
​ Good morning,   I want to begin this morning by thanking everyone for their amazing support for the Jump Rope For Heart program.  We raised almost $6500.  The pledge forms have been sent in to Jump Rope and prizes will be issued in 3-5 weeks.   In hindsight, I should...
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This Week At RMES

January 29, 2018
​ ood morning RMES community, Even though it is cold, it is nice to see the sun shining today.  The days are noticeably longer and that means that we are over the worst of winter (that is the optimist in me!).   We are placing the order for the Red Cross...
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Curling and Skating

January 24, 2018
​ Hi All, In case you haven't heard, the town of Kelvington has issued a notice that "due to technical malfunctions the skating and curling rinks are inoperable until further notice."   This means that we are not going skating or curling unless the rink becomes operable again.   As most...
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This Week At RMES

January 22, 2018
​ Good morning, This week marks the first week in my teaching career that I am not preparing students for final exams and a semester change.  It seems a little odd to me to be carrying on as usual, but that's life at an elementary school. The plant is still down...
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This Week At RMES

January 16, 2018
​ Good morning, I am happy to see that it was marginally warmer this morning and that we are looking towards much more pleasant days ahead.  We cancelled our skating and curling on Friday because it was too cold to walk to the rink.   The AGM for the SCC will...
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This Week At RMES

January 08, 2018
​ Good morning everyone! I hope everyone had a restful Christmas break.  The weather didn't always cooperate, but I am sure that you found ways around it.   Thanks for all the great support for the Christmas concert.  I was pleased that our online streaming worked and that grandparents could watch...
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This Week At RMES

December 12, 2017
​ Good morning everyone,   As we enter our final two weeks before the Christmas holidays, you can almost feel the excitement in the school.   Thank you to all parents for your cooperation with the pick up and drop off of your children.  First and foremost, we want our students...
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This Week At RMES

December 04, 2017
​ Good morning everyone,   I trust you had a great weekend and are ready for another excellent week of learning.  Christmas Concert countdown – 14 school days to go!  People will hear the sound of Christmas echoing from the walls of RMES.   Message from Mrs. Romanus in the library:...
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This Week At RMES

November 29, 2017
​ Good morning, I cannot believe that we are going to be in December by week's end.  The year is flying by.   Thank you to all parents and students who attended the Three Way Conferences last week.  If you were unable to attend at the scheduled time, please make arrangements...
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This Week At RMES

November 14, 2017
​ Good afternoon, I hope that everyone has enjoyed the four day break as much as I have.    Thank you to Kelvington High School for inviting us to the Remembrance Day ceremony.  It was well done and the RMES rendition of "Little Red Poppy" was great.   This week at...
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This Week At RMES

November 07, 2017
​ Good morning everyone, As we begin another busy week, I want to take a moment and thank everyone for their help at our Halloween festivities.  Special thanks to all the teachers who planned special activities and to the parents who sent food and came to school to celebrate with the...
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SHSAA Fall Championships - November 10 & 11

November 06, 2017
Please find the following release, sent from the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association and the Royal Canadian Legion, Saskatchewan Command.
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This Week At RMES

October 30, 2017
​ Good morning, It appears that winter is really here.  I hope that everyone got their fall chores done in a timely fashion.   This week at RMES: Monday – Black and Orange Day.  All students will be coming home today with a mini-pumpkin.  Thank you to Marquette Gardens for providing...
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Saskatchewan Library Week

October 16, 2017
​"Saskatchewan Library Week (SLW) is a province-wide, annual event, which promotes the wonderful resources and services that libraries have to offer. Saskatchewan Library Week is celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in all types of libraries, in both urban and rural communities and by all age groups. The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) has proudly...
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Education Week 2017

October 16, 2017

October 15-21, 2017 is Education Week in Saskatchewan.

Education Week provides an opportunity to celebrate student success and recognize our dedicated professionals across the province. ​

This year's theme, Building our Future by Learning Together, is about recognizing student achievement and teaching excellence that occur each day in our...
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Week at a Glance

October 16, 2017
​ Good morning! What a beautiful weekend.  It is great to see fall projects getting wrapped up.  The week ahead looks spectacular and I hope that harvest will be wrapped up for everyone quickly.   It is Education Week.  This year's theme is Building our Future by Learning Together .  In...
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Week at a Glance

October 02, 2017
​ Good morning, As much as I don't like to see it grey and wet, I suppose we have it better than our neighbours to the west.  The first snowfall is always a tough one.   I can't believe the first month of school has passed already.  Thanks to everyone in...
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Week at a Glance

September 25, 2017
​ Good afternoon, I am sending this a little early as I try and get a head start on what will be a very busy week at RMES.    Our YESSS (Youth Eating Sensible Snacks at School) program has begun.  Each Tuesday and Thursday a morning snack will be provided to...
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RMES Week at a Glance

September 20, 2017
​ Good afternoon! It is been a wet sort of day.  This rookie principal now understands what happens on "inside recess" days! J I certainly hope the weather gets back on track so that our farmers can finish this year's crop.   This week at RMES: Tuesday – Erin Lindbloom, Tracey...
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Principals Message

September 11, 2017
​ Good morning everyone, The first week of school has come and gone and we are settling into the routines of the school.  I know that many people are busy harvesting and I hope the weather continues to be good for that.  For those of you who were aware of our...
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New Teacher Induction Workshop

August 22, 2017
​ First and second year teachers – who are either new to Horizon or new to the profession – gathered in Humboldt on August 21 & 22 for a New Teacher Induction Workshop. During this workshop, teachers in their first or second year with Horizon met with mentors from...
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Congratulations to the Graduating Classes of 2017!

June 30, 2017
​ The final Horizon School Division graduation ceremonies of 2017 are taking place on June 30 (Report Card Day). To all of this year's graduates, congratulations and best wishes as you embark on this latest chapter of your lives. Horizon School Division Director of Education, Kevin Garinger, has the following message to...
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This Week At RMES

June 26, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               How did that happen so quickly?  The final few days of the school year are upon us!   This week at RMES:               Monday, June 26             Kindergarten                                                           11:00 – Grade 1 AND Kindergarten swimming                                                           Grade 4 and 5 Safety Patrol Pool Party 1:00 – 2:30...
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Reconciliation Flag-Raising Ceremony at Horizon Central Office

June 21, 2017
​ In recognition of National Aboriginal Day, a ceremony was held at Horizon School Division central office to raise the Reconciliation Flag and the flags of Horizon's four First Nation partners -- Day Star First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation, George Gordon First Nation and Muskowekwan First Nation. ...
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This Week at RMES

June 19, 2017
​ Dear Parents:                             Our Track Meet for 2017 went very well!  Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend and cheer on our little athletes!  Thank you to the swimming pool for providing us with our booth – they were VERY busy!   Congratulations to all our...
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This Week At RMES

June 12, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               The days are quickly slipping by and the end of June is fast approaching!  As I am sure you are aware, I will be retiring at the end of June, and Ms. Kim Nicholls will be the new principal at RMES.  Kim has been Vice-Principal at KHS...
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This Week At RMES

June 06, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               What a glorious day yesterday!  I hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy the sun and warm weather! Although summer doesn't officially begin until June 21, it certainly feels as though it has arrived!                 Thank you to Margaret Franks and Kelvington Legion who...
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This Week At RMES

May 29, 2017
​ Dear Parents:   The final days of May….. I hope seeding is progressing smoothly for our Farmer Friends!  The year is winding down.  Three classes have enjoyed  their class trips and another three are looking forward to theirs.  Fun!   This week at RMES:               Monday, May 29                           Kindergarten              ...
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This Week At RMES

May 24, 2017
​   Dear Parents:   What fantastic weather over the past few days.  It's wonderful to see spring work progressing and new growth starting!    This week at RMES:               Tuesday, May 23,                          Kindergarten                                                                         YESSS! Snack Wednesday, May 24                     Grade 3 class trip               Thursday, May 25                          Band Concert...
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"Resc-U 911 Day" at Watson School

May 18, 2017
​Watson School was a hub of activity last Friday, May 12, with their first "Resc-U 911 Day". This event brought together 7 area schools and over 400 students to take part in safety demonstrations and presentations from a number of community partners and first responders, including area Fire Departments, RCMP, EMS and Agrium...
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This Week At RMES

May 15, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               The middle of May already!  Where does time go?   Thank you to all who were able to attend the Canada 150 celebration on Friday.  Thank you to the Grade 3 and 5 students for all their hard work.  And a huge thank you to Mrs. Lissinna...
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Soccer

May 10, 2017
​ Dear Parents: Soccer announcements: The grass has finally turned green and with the coming of spring comes community soccer and a chance to go outside and enjoy the weather. I am very excited to be coaching community soccer this year! While growing up I played soccer in Saskatoon and absolutely...
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HCAA Recognition Awards 2017

May 08, 2017
The following individuals were recognized at the Horizon Central Athletic Association Spring Meeting on May 2, 2017, for their outstanding contributions to school athletics programs:


(L-R):  Blaine Bryksa (William Derby School, Strasbourg), Wayne Bugera (Foam Lake Elementary School), Charles Biemans (Englefeld Protestant Separate School), Robert Lissinna (Kelvington High School), Chad...
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This Week At RMES

May 08, 2017
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to everyone who supported our Calendar sales once again this year.  Congratulations to our top selling class – Grade 5's!  - who earned doughnuts for the class. As well, congratulations to Kendra Ewen, top seller in Kindergarte to Grade 2, and Justina Guilbault, top seller...
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This Week At RMES

May 02, 2017
​ Dear Parents:                 Thank you to all who supported the K2 Karwash and vacuuming on Friday.  Ken Radtke from K2 Karwash donated the proceeds from his carwash for the day ($282) and the Grade 5's raised $250 vacuuming vehicles!  Thank you to Ken, thank you to our students and most...
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Bowling

April 26, 2017
​ Dear Parents:                 Bowling will begin this Friday!  Please see schedule attached for dates and times.  There is no extra charge for this event – fees are included in the Student Fee collected last fall. Friday, April 28                  Day 3 10:45                     Grade 5 and Kindergarten (40 students) 1:00                       Grade...
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This Week At RMES

April 26, 2017
​ Dear Parents:                 Welcome to the last week of April – and hopefully the last morning we wake up to a white wonderland!  I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable Easter break.  We are entering our last leg of the school year, with many exciting and important events yet...
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This Week At RMES

April 10, 2017
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to the SCC for providing the Read-a-thon store!  Thank you to all the students who participated!  What a wonderful event to promote reading and literacy skills!  Calendar Forms were sent home with your child on Friday.  These are due back on or before April 28....
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This Week At RMES

April 03, 2017
​ Dear Parents:                 Thank you to all our students and parents for the awesome participation in our Read-a-thon!  We had 84% participation with a total of $444 120  earned!  Congratulations to the Grade 5 class, who had 88% participation and earned $124 880!  Grade 1's had the highest participation rate...
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This Week At RMES

March 28, 2017
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to those parents who were able to attend Three-way Conferences last week.  Our partnership with you is vital for the success of our students.  Over 90% of you were able to attend.  Thank you also to everyone who supported the Book Fair.  Proceeds from the...
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Teachers at WDS Win National Science Awards

March 24, 2017
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This week, Mr. Lorne Gottselig (pictured, left) and Mr. Gerard Frison (right) received a Youth Science Canada Distinguished Service Award. They are two of ten people across Canada presented with this honour. Both of these teachers are located at William Derby School in Strasbourg and have been involved...
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This Week At RMES

March 21, 2017
​ Dear Parents: Wow!  What a great performance from HOJA last week.  Students loved the energy and music!  We also loved having two hot lunches last week.  Thanks to the organizers.   Report Cards were sent home on Friday, and Three-Way Conferences will be held this week.   This week at...
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This Week at RMES

March 13, 2017
​ Dear Parents: Thank you to all who participated in the Go Out and Play initiative which concluded on Friday, Mar 10.  I will let you know the results as soon as possible. Invitations for Three-Way conferences will go home with students on Monday.  Please check book bags and day planners...
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This Week at RMES

March 06, 2017
​ Dear Parents: I am sending my email out early this week as there are a couple important reminders prior to Monday:  RMES raised $2464.87 and this will be donated at Telemiracle by KHS – SRC.  Presentation is scheduled for Sunday, March 5 at 11:20 am.   There is NO SCHOOL...
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Sigmund Brouwer Book Launch at PCHS

February 15, 2017
​ On February 14, Horizon's Writer-in-Residence, Sigmund Brouwer, visited Punnichy Community High School to launch his new book, Innocent Heroes -- a collection of stories about animals in the First World War. Over the course of the 2015-16 school year, the PCHS Grade 9 class and their teacher, Mr. Schermann (pictured above), worked closely...
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Spring Book Fair

February 14, 2017
​RMES is once again hosting a Spring Book Fair! All proceeds from our fairs are used to purchase books and resources for the students. Your support is greatly appreciated. The fair will run from March 21-23. 
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Thank you to our Teachers and Staff!

February 13, 2017
​ February 12-18 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in Saskatchewan! 2017 is the 30th year of this week being recognized in Saskatchewan, celebrating the incredible contributions made by everyone working to support students and learning.
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This Week At RMES

February 13, 2017
​   Dear Parents:   Thank you to all the parents who were able to help out with the Grade 4 and 5 Bonspiel on Friday.  Thank you also to the Curling Rink for running the kitchen and having the ice ready to go!  Thank you to Mrs. Gollings and Mrs....
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This Week At RMES

February 06, 2017
​ Dear Parents:    Thank you to  Charlene Leffler and her daughter Alisha for coaching our students in basketball.  We have many happy little basketball players signed up for Basketball Camp.  If your child would like to participate, please contact Charlene Leffler or the town of Kelvington to register.   It...
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Pink Shirt Day

January 31, 2017
​ RMES will celebrate Pink Shirt Day on Friday, Feb 17 in conjunction with our Skate-a-thon as well as Red Cross Saskatchewan Pink Shirt Day (Feb 22 – during our break) We will also be celebrating on April 12 – International Pink Shirt Day – and the day chosen by Horizon...
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THIS WEEK AT RMES

January 31, 2017
​ Dear Parents: Thank you to all who were able to join us on Friday for Family Literacy Day!  We had 20 parents and community members able to attend and share reading time with our students – as well as cookies provided by the SCC.  Thank you to all who were...
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This Week At RMES

January 23, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               Last Monday was the RMES – SCC and several changes resulted.  I would like to thank Tracy Ziola (chairperson); Sharon Neibrandt (treasurer); Kerry Morgan (secretary) for their outstanding dedication and effort with so many SCC events enjoyed by our staff and students!  These ladies had completed their...

Who will you nominate for Horizon's Wall of Fame?

January 18, 2017
The nomination deadline for Horizon's 2018 Wall of Fame is fast approaching!  Click here to fill out our online nomination form before January 31 , and help celebrate the success of Horizon's past students!
Since the introduction of this award in 2014, we have been fortunate to recognize a growing...
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This Week At RMES

January 09, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               Welcome to the first full week of school for 2017!   Thank you to Joyce Drummond for her donation to the YESSS! Program   This week at RMES:               Monday, Jan 9                                Kindergarten                   Monday, Jan 9                                SCC Meeting at 6:30 in the Library               Tuesday, Jan...
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This Week at RMES

January 04, 2017
​ Dear Parents:               Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2017!   This week at RMES:               Wednesday, Jan 4           Classes begin               Thursday, Jan 5                Kindergarten                                                           YESSS! Snack                                                           1:00 – Kindergarten skating                                                           2:20 – Grade 3 Skating                 Friday, Jan 6                     Hot Lunch – Taco Salad with...
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This Week At RMES

December 12, 2016
​ Dear Parents:               With only 9 more days until the official beginning of winter, the weather has certainly changed!  Please ensure your child has warm clothes – ski pants, toques, mittens, etc – as we do  go outside for recess if at all possible.  If the wind chill is -30...
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This Week At RMES

December 05, 2016
​ Dear Parents:               Welcome to the first full week of December!  And it appears that the weather has perhaps caught up to the calendar.   Thank you to the Kelvington Legion for sponsoring the Legion Poster and Poetry Contest each year.  Congratulations to this year's winners:               Colour Poster:  Primary...
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This Week At RMES

November 28, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to all parents and students who were able to attend out Three-Way Conferences last week,  Attendance was fantastic!   Thank you also to all who supported the Book Fair at RMES.  Funds raised help provide books and resources for our Library.   This week at...
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Thank You!

November 25, 2016
​A huge thank you to all who supported the RMES Book Fair! A special thanks to the staff and students who willingly helped with set up and packing things up. The Book Fair raised $1,250 which will be used to purchase new books and resources for the students. Our next Book Fair...
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This Week At RMES

November 21, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   We have completed one-third of the school year, and our first report cards have been sent home!  Time flies when we're having fun!  We look forward to meeting with you at Three-Way Conferences this week.   Thank you to all who sent items for the Christmas Shoeboxes! ...
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This Week at RMES

November 15, 2016
​ Dear Parents:                  What a wonderful few days of weather!  And the moon has been incredible lately.  I hope everyone was able to enjoy some out door time over the weekend!                 Thank you to all who were able to attend our Remembrance Day Service on November 9....
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Grade 8 Band Concert

November 08, 2016
​RMES will be hosting a concert on November 9th with the Grade 8 Band Class. Grade 4's and 5's will also be participating. Concert will be held at 1:00 p.m.
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Remembrance Day Service

November 08, 2016
​A Remembrance Day Service will be held at RMES on November 9th at 10:45 a.m.
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Come to our Book Fair!

November 07, 2016
​November 22nd & 24th - 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. November 23rd - 12:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
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This Week at RMES

October 31, 2016
​   Dear Parents:               Thank you to Saskapaca and Flipping Fashions for putting on a fantastic fashion show last Wednesday.  Thank you to all the sponsors of our bucket draws:  Salon V, Chicken Little, Jan's Pizza, The Sportsman, East Central Coop, JayDee Ag Tech, Hendren Computer, Town of Kelvington, PharmaChoice,...
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Official Horizon Board of Education Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Official results of the 2016 Horizon School Board elections have been declared by our Returning Officer, Marilyn Flaman, as follows: Subdivision 1 – David Holinaty
Bruno School Cudworth School Wakaw School Subdivision 4 – Mark Fedak
Muenster School Watson School Lanigan Elementary School Lanigan Central High School Subdivision 5 – Lori-Anne...
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This Week At RMES

October 24, 2016
​ Dear Parents:               We had a wonder Education Week celebration in the gym on Friday afternoon which included presentations of what students are most proud of learning (Celebrating Today) as well as setting goals (Preparing for Tomorrow).  Thank you to Mrs. Onyskiw and Mrs. Wilton for organizing this.   This...
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This Week at RMES

October 18, 2016
​ Dear Parents:               I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend in spite of the nasty weather.  I apologize for not sending out an email last week.   Thank you to everyone who supported the YESSS! Fundraiser.  The snack program has begun and I would also like to thank the...
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Principals Message

October 03, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   What a great fall day for the Terry Fox Walk!   It was wonderful to be able to enjoy the fall colours and weather outside with everyone.  Thank you to all who donated to the Terry Fox Walk.  RMES raised $265.70!  Way to go.   This week at...
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Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2016
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September 30, 2016, has been proclaimed "Orange Shirt Day" in Saskatchewan. This is a day to honour Indigenous survivors and victims of residential schools. Horizon students and staff are encouraged to wear orange to commemorate this day of remembrance, learning and reconciliation. 

"We are diligent in our work to provide...
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Principals Message

September 27, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   Welcome to Fall!  The trees are certainly beautiful this time of year!   Thank you to Tracy Hughes for donating a microwave.  Much appreciated!    We are looking for parent volunteers to assist with the YESSS! Snack program.  If you are able to help out (about once...
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Principals Message

September 21, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   Welcome to the third week of school!  I hope harvest is progressing well for all our farm families!                 Thank you to the following groups and businesses who have generously donated to the YESSS! Snack program:  Patrick's Furniture, East Central Coop, TNT Diagnostics, Kelvington Ambulance, JayDee...
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Principals Message

September 12, 2016
​ Dear Parents:               Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the SCC Supper and Meet the Teacher night.  Thank you also to the community groups who set up registration tables.  Much appreciated!  Attendance was fantastic with 54% of our parents able to come for supper and to meet...
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Principals Message

September 06, 2016
​ Dear Parents: Welcome back!  It was wonderful to have our students back with us on Thursday and Friday last week!  We all look forward to a fantastic year!   Our YESSS! Program will begin soon.  Thank you to the following businesses who have donated to our snack program to date: ...
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Principals Message

August 30, 2016
  This week at RMES:               Monday, August 29        Teachers Convention in Foam Lake                                                           Secretary will be at school to attend to phone calls and questions               Tuesday, Aug 30              Administration Day – staff at school, but no students               Wednesday, Aug 31        Non-Instructional Day – Professional Development Day for...
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Principals Message

June 06, 2016
​ Dear Parents:           Grad week at KHS!  What an exciting time.  And another signal that the school year is coming to a close.  Congratulations to all those who are graduating this year!  And welcome to the 15 energetic 5-year olds who registered last Thursday to begin their school career next...
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Principals Message

May 09, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to the SCC for supporting our Spring Read-a-thon!  Students had a wonderful time spending their 'earned' money on various items.  Thank you also to everyone who listened and encouraged extra reading during the read-a-thon.  Our students read over 20 000  minutes in just under 2...
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Principal's Message

February 10, 2016
​ Dear Parents:   Thank you to all the parents and volunteers who assisted with the Grade 4 and 5 Bonspiel on Friday, Feb 5.  We couldn't do this without you and we appreciate being able to offer this fantastic opportunity for our students.   Our Skate-a-thon will take place on...
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Principal's Message

February 01, 2016
​ Dear Parents:                 What glorious weather this weekend!  Between hockey, gymnastics, Wildlife suppersand other events, I hope everyone was able to enjoy some outdoor time.  While students had the day off with families on Friday, our teachers took part in a Balanced Literacy workshop in Rose Valley.  It was an...