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April 27, 2020

May 13, 2020
To: Principals and Resource Teachers
MFNERC Member/MFNSS First Nations Schools,
MFNERC Partner First Nations Schools (Jordan’s Principle Services) 
Please be advised that the Special Education/Clinical Support Services Department is reaching out to students and their parents to continue to provide clinical services during...

MFNSS Frequently Asked Questions document available now

April 17, 2020
The Manitoba First Nations School System Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document was created to address the most frequently asked questions on the then newly-formed MFNSS, back in December 2016.  On April 20th, we release a new version of the FAQ document that reflects many of the changes since our launch and...

3rd Annual MFNSS Basketball Tournament at Ginew School, Feb 19-20, 2020

February 24, 2020
The MFNSS Basketball Tournament returned to Ginew School on February 19–20, 2020 as 10 teams competed for basketball supremacy in Roseau River.  We will be posting videos and more photos next week.


MFNSS Chiefs Meeting

February 12, 2020
​The Manitoba First Nations School System presented our annual report to the MFNSS leadership on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in Brokenhead Ojibway First Nations.  
If you would like a copy of our MFNSS Annual Report 2018/2019, please download it here. 

Pictured from left to right: Chief McLean of Lake Manitoba...

Keeseekoowenin School Land Based Instruction

January 23, 2020

We would like to thank Keeseekoowenin School for inviting our team to participate in their land based activities on Wednesday January 22. Larry Blackbird, Land Based Instructor, leads the children through regular activities like snowshoeing, snaring, and game calling.

Fox Lake students enjoying indoor physical education activities

January 16, 2020
Fox Lake Students enjoying the hoola-hoops brought in by Mike Thomas, MFNSS Physical Education and Health Facilitator

Fox Lake students shooting hoops with Mike Thomas, MFNSS Physical Education & Health Facilitator

Site visit by Fox Lake Councillor to the Manitoba First Nations School System

January 16, 2020

Shirley Neepin, Fox Lake Councillor, Education Portfolio, visits with Nora Murdock, MFNSS Director of Instructional Services at the WINNIPEG office. 

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) has released its 2018–2019 Annual Report

December 17, 2019

Download report "Community and student engagement are priorities for the success of the MFNSS. The school system has supported events that engage students in their own communities' culture, history, and traditions," said Nora Murdock, PhD, Director of Instructional Services. "The school system is in its third...

Holiday Greetings from the Manitoba First Nations School System staff and management

December 17, 2019

Pictured: Roseau River Santa Parade with Principal Rylee Gilbert, Ginew School (Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation), Charles Fontaine (MFNSS) and Santa.
The Manitoba First Nations School System staff and management wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. At this time, we reflect on all that we have accomplished, while...
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Save the date to attend the 1st Annual Cross Country meet

August 16, 2019

MFNERC and Mahpiya Hdega School have partnered to host the 1 st  Annual Cross Country meet to be held at La Barriere Park in St. Norbert, Manitoba   1.       Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00 am 2.       Schools must be located on a First Nation in Manitoba 3.       Open to males and females in...

Cultural Days at Lake Manitoba School

August 15, 2019

Lake Manitoba School held its annual Cultural Days Festival on May 23 and 24. Opening ceremonies started with a Prayer, Honour song, Pipe Ceremony, and Water Song in the school gym. Principal Rita Sinclair welcomed everyone and urged students to explore the cultural activities on display, such as bannock making,...

Ginew School Reaching Out for 17 Years

August 14, 2019

For 17 years, Ginew School in Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation has reached out to neighbouring communities, inviting students from other schools to learn about the culture and people of the First Nation. Pearl Henry, Ginew School guidance counsellor for 23 years now, has been there from the beginning. “The...
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Gathering of Friends 2019

May 22, 2019
​ Ginew School held its 17th Annual Gathering of Friends in Roseau River on May 17th. The event promotes cultural awareness, pride, and education for those in the community and from surrounding area schools. Kids from neighbouring towns spent the day in the First Nation, where the school hosted a day...
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MFNSS Basketball Tournament Highlights

May 22, 2019
​ Watch all the great highlights here. MFNSS Basketball Tournament 2019 from MFNERC on Vimeo.
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Healthy Kids Quest Contest

January 15, 2018
A healthy, balanced lifestyle is particularly important for children, since habits established in childhood often stay with us for life. Take on the Healthy Kids Quest to encourage and empower your students to make healthy lifestyle choices while meeting cross-curricular requirements for grades 1 to 3. The program consists...
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January 10, 2018
MFNERC’s Early Learning Facilitators will host our annual First Nations Early Learning Conference February 27-28, 2018. Theme: “ Children Embody the Past, Live the Present and Promise the Future ” The image of the child is rooted in culture, knowledge, personal histories, and aspirations for the future. The image of the...

Private Home Placement (PHP) program is seeking caring individuals/families..

January 10, 2018
​The Manitoba First Nations School System’s (MFNSS) Private Home Placement (PHP) program is seeking caring individuals/families that have room in their home to welcome a student/s to board with them for the 2017-2018 school year. MFNSS is looking for individuals who will take an active role in the students’ lives by encouraging...
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October 02, 2017
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