New School Year 2015-2016

Bienvenue/welcome all new and returning students, parents, guardians and school team to École Elsie Mironuck Community School.  Classes officially start for students on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 at 8:53 a.m. Students are to meet on the playground and join the teacher holding their grade sign.  They will then be escorted into the building and directed to the appropriate classroom and teacher.

Please find attached the school supply lists.

If you are new to our school community, please register at the office and remember to bring along a copy of your child's birth certificate as well as their Saskatchewan health card.

Our entire school team is looking forward to beginning this educational journey together.

Here's to an amazing year!    Smile

À bientôt. See you soon.


Book Swap

École Elsie Mironuck

Community School is holding a book swap for summer reading on Tuesday, June 16th.

Students are asked to bring school appropriate books to school beginning on Monday, June 8th to their classroom teachers.

Teachers will track how many books each student brings and they will be able to take the same amount of books home with them on June 16th.

If you have any questions please call Mme Brown @ 306-791-8486


Track and Field Day

On Wednesday, June 3rd students in grades 4-8 will spend the day at Canada Games Athletic Complex at Douglas Park. Students are competing in a standards track and field meet. Students will compete in different activities based on age: ball throw, shot put, high jump, standing long jump, long jump, triple jump and a variety of race distances.

Students will need to pack for a day away from the school including: sunscreen, hat, insect spray, lunch and rain jackets if needed. There will be a canteen with items available for purchase.

Parents are invited to attend and cheer on the Elsie Mironuck students.



Canada Games Athletic Complex

Ecole Elsie Mironuck Community School Council AGM

The annual general meeting for the School Community Council is on Wednesday, May 20th at 6:30pm in Room 4.5. Election for the 2015-2016 Council will take place at this time.

You are eligible to be part of the Council if you are a parent/guardian of a student attending École Elsie Mironuck Community School, are a community member residing in the prescribed school attendance area or are the principal/staff of École Elsie Mironuck Community School.

Being a part of the council or even attending the meetings is a great way to hear about the school Strategic Plan as well as other programs and events happening at the school.

Childcare if available if required but needs to be requested in advance as soon as possible.

There will be a draw for three $25 Walmart gift cards for community members in attendance at the AGM. For more information please contact the school.


Kindergarten Open House

Mme Greene, Mme Heinen & Ms. Alexander will be hosting a Kindergarten orientation on May 12, 2015. Tours will occur at 5:30 pm and a brief explanation of the program will follow at 6pm. Parents / guardians will have the opportunity to meet the teachers and ask questions about our programs or their child’s readiness for school.

Please call our secretary, Mrs. Comaniuk, at (306) 791-8486 if you are interested in having your child enter our Mironuck English or French Immersion Kindergarten classes next year.

Music Monday


Once again Ecole Elsie Mironuck School will be participating Music Monday on Monday, May 4, 2015. Music Monday is an annual inititiave that brings together thousands of students, musicians, parents and community members across the country to celebrate the gift of music in our lives, on the same day at the same time. For more information check out the Music Monday website at

Mironuck Music Monday Assembly: MIMUMO

1. Gang of Rhythm – Armbruster Drums/Rosa Keyboard
- Fraser – Shakers
- Leniczek/Compain – Ukelele
- Patterson – Conga line

2. Recorders - Shewchuk/Cherkas – Ojos Azules
- Cross – Hot Cross Buns
- Hannila – Lion Sleeps Tonight/JAZZ piece
- Boutilier – Sakura

3. Proulx Bells - Lion Sleeps Tonight

4. Orfftastic - xylos/Boomwhackers

5. Hideaway - Global Mvts/Surkan/Boutilier

6. Solos - Keegan S (Irish Two Step) 
- Ben S (piano)
- Mrs. Conley "Let it Go" (cello)

Violin Dingue French performance for French Kindergarten - Grade 6 French Immersion students.



Elsie Mironuck French Immersion students in Kindergarten to Grade 6 will take part in a French cultural music performance on Wednesday, April 22nd in the morning. Cost for the performance is $1.50 per student and can be sent to the school or paid online (link is on the left side of this page.)




Concours D'art Oratoire

Congratulations to Blake S. in French Immersion grade six for placing first in the Concours d'art oratoire at Wilfred Walker School this week. Blake's speech on Speed Swimming placed him in top place ahead of students from all of Regina's public school French Immersion students. Blake will now be competing in Saskatoon on April 25th.

Félicitations à tous les participants de la finale de ce matin. Ils ont représentés leur école de belle façon.

Learning Fair Grades 5-8

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 École Elsie Mironuck Community School is pleased to present a showcase of academic talents presented by Grade 5 to 8 students. Come for a visit between 1:30-3:00pm or 6:30-8:00pm to see what your child has been learning. We would love to see you!

Litter-less Lunch and Snack Day is Tuesday, March 24


On Tuesday, March 24 Elsie Mironuck School will be promoting a litter-less lunch and snack day for National Nutrition month. On March 24 we will be promoting healthy snacks & lunch that are non-packaged. We are asking that all food sent to school that day are in re-usable containers that the students can take home. There will be two classroom prizes awarded to the classes who produce the least amount of waste. The prize for Grade 1to Grade 4 is a class trip to the Science Centre and the prize for Grade 5-8 is a class trip to the Imax.

Litter-less Lunch and Snack Ideas

Did you know—One student taking a disposable lunch to school creates a total of 30 kilograms of lunch waste every year! The healthiest food choices often do not come in packages. Packing litter-less lunches and snacks encourages everyone to learn new food preparation skills.

Here are some tips:

¨ Use a reusable lunch bag

¨ Use reusable containers

¨ Make large batches of healthy recipes during the week—left overs can be taken for lunches and snacks

¨ Buy foods in large containers instead of individually packaged items. Yogurt, applesauce, pretzels, etc. can then be separated into individual reusable containers. Buying items this way is often less expensive.

¨ Pre-wash and cut assorted fruits and vegetables

¨ Pack lunch the night before

¨ Use reusable water bottles and utensils

¨ Avoid paper or plastic bags, plastic wrap and foil, single use containers or juice boxes and overly packaged/processed foods

¨ Some lunch ideas: Pasta salad, soft tacos, pizza bagels, hummus, hard-boiled eggs, etc.

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