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January 13
January Newsletter

​The January newsletter has been posted to our website and can be found at the link below.

January Newsletter 2022.pdf


January 11
At-Home Learning and Item Pick-Ups

​Good afternoon, everyone,

This week marks the first week of At-Home Leanring for 2022. If you need to pick up learning packets or personal items you can come to the school between the hours of 8:30 am and 3 pm as teachers and staff will be in the building. Please ensure you have coordinated with your child's homeroom teacher so any packets you may require are ready for you to pick up at the front door. If you are needing to pick up personal items please stop in and ring the bell. Thank you!

January 07
At-Home Learning

Good afternoon, everyone,

At-Home Learning will begin on Tuesday January 11th. On Monday January 10th teachers will be continuing to organize items in preparation of the commencement of At-Home Learning. Families will be able to pick up items from the school (personal items, learning packets, or loaner technology for Grades 6-8) on Monday between the hours of 1 and 3 pm on that day. If you are unable to be at the school during this time, please reach out to your child's homeroom teacher to schedule an alternate time. 

Thank you in advance for your continued support during this challenging time!

January 06
Welcome to New Staff

​Good afternoon, everyone,

We have several staff changes we want to share with you that have taken place over the holidays. Mrs. LeBlanc will be away for the remainder of the school year on an Educational Leave. Mr. McNeill has returned from his Educational Leave to return to his Music classroom. 

Mr. Smerdon is joining the Middle Level team as the Grade 7 homeroom teacher as Mrs. Grealy is away for the remainder of the school year on Maturnity Leave. 

Lastly, we welcome Mrs. Randall who will be teaching in Kindergarten to fill in for Ms. Weeks who has agreed to step into the office as the Acting Vice Principal. 

December 31
Home Learning in the New Year

Please be aware of the announcement made earlier today that due to the current Covid-19 situation, students will be continuing with Home Learning in the new year beginning on January 11th up until January 21st. This situation will be reassessed during the week of January 17th. Teachers will be reaching out to homes upon their return to school in the new year. A link to all the information shared in today's announcement can be found at the link below. 


https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2021.12.0944.html​

December 17
Distance Learning Continues

Please be aware of the infomation at the link below stating that we will be continuing with Distance Learning for December 20th and 21st. 


Minto Elementary Middle School - Learning Update, December 17, 2021​

December 14
Distance Learning at MEMS

Please be aware of the infomation at the link below stating that we will be moving to a Distance Learning environment for the remainder of the week.


Minto Elementary Middle School - Learning Update, December 14, 2021​

December 10
Zone 3 Rapid Testing Order

Please use the link below to refer to the message that was sent out from ASD-W this earlier this afternoon regarding the new Zone 3 Rapid Testing Order. 

Due to rising case counts in the Fredericton and Upper River Valley Area (Health Zone 3), all kindergarten to grade 8 students in schools with a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the past 14 days must complete daily rapid testing every day until December 23, 2021. In schools where this is mandatory, individuals who choose NOT to do daily rapid testing must isolate at home and not attend childcare, school, or community activities.

Rapid test kits are being delivered to the school and will be available to families on Monday to allow them to begin daily testing on Tuesday morning. Tests will be sent home with students at the end of the school day on Monday. Homes will receive two boxes of rapid tests per child to ensure they have enough to test each day until December 23, 2021. Parents who may choose to keep their children at home on Monday until they have access to a rapid test kit may stop by during the school day after 9 am to obtain kits.

Thank you in advance for your assistance and support in this initiative. 

Zone 3 Rapid Testing Order - December 10, 2021

December 09
Half Day Last Day Before Holiday Break

December 23rd is the last day of school before the holiday break. It is a half day and students will dismiss 3 hours earlier than their regular time. K-2 students dismiss at 11 am and 3-8 students dismiss at 12:05 pm.

December 05
Distance Learning Day - Monday December 6th, 2021

Monday will be a distance learning day due to a confirmed covid case at MEMS. Please refer to the link below for more information.

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