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FILM for Human Rights Student Film Festival

October 15, 2021
We are very pleased and excited to announce a new student film festival dedicated to the exploration and celebration of human rights . As a collaborative project between the Seven Oaks School Division and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the FILM for Human Rights Student Film Festival will be a full-cycle...

SESSION IS FULL: FREE Positive Discipline in Everyday Life Sessions

September 15, 2021
‚ÄčPositive Discipline - 8 Sessions.  Sessions start Oct. 6 and run every Wednesday until Nov. 24, 2021 from 6:00-8:00pm at R.F. Morrison School. Note:  Childcare will NOT be available due to COVID-19 and all participants need to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccine.  In addition masks are mandatory for...

Seven Oaks Report to the Community is Available

September 07, 2021
The divisional report and all the school reports can be found on our website.  Click here to enjoy all we were able to accomplish last year!

Doctors Manitoba is Hosting a Townhall - Aug. 31 at 7:00pm

August 30, 2021
Visit Doctors Manitoba | Back-to-school COVID-19 Town Hall to register. Do you have questions or concerns? Join us on Tuesday for a Back-to-School Town Hall. A panel of pediatric experts will answer your questions. Submit questions here:
All are welcome to attend.‚Äč

School Start Up - What to Expect... including masks

August 19, 2021
On August 17, 2021 a letter was sent to all caregivers of Seven Oaks School Division students.  Please click here to read.‚Äč  Vaccination is the best protective factor against COVID-19.
At a high level:
Masks will be required for all staff, students and visitors indoors in our schools and...

Are You Aged 11-17?

July 22, 2021
Protect yourself and your friends! Get the vaccine by July 27 so you can get your second dose in time for the start of school!  Click here to learn more.‚Äč‚Äč

Summer Camps Registration EXTENDED to July 18, 2021

July 13, 2021
We have extended our summer program registration to a number of our camps that had remaining spots available. Click here to see what's available!

NEW Student Registration

July 07, 2021
If you are a NEW student to Seven Oaks School Division please register now for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please visit our Registration ‚Äč page for more information on registering your child.‚Äč

Apart, Yet Together

July 05, 2021
Seven Oaks School Division Anthology of Student Writing and Art   ‚Äč

Highlights from the Arts

June 30, 2021
Throughout the year we had many accomplishments as a division with respect to the arts.  Please click here to view a few of videos‚Äč!

Virtual Grad Pow Wow - June 7, 2021 at 11:00

June 03, 2021
‚ÄčHere's the link to join our Virtual Pow Wow on June 7 at 11:00am: ‚Äč

You are Invited to a Webinar Series on Government-proposed K-12 Education Reform

June 03, 2021
‚ÄčWe are encouraging all to register for this web series. The Universities of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba is hosting this event.  We are asking everyone to be informed on Bill 64 and the Government of Manitoba's Proposed K-12 Education Reform.  Click here for more information and to register.

We are still collecting TABS!

June 02, 2021
‚Äč The Tabs Collection Committee is continuing to collect tabs. Once enough funds have been received from the tabs collected we will select a student and the specialty trike best suited to meet the student's needs. Thank you for your continued support of this important initiative!  Please drop your tabs at...

Remote Instruction - Effective May 12, 2021

May 11, 2021
‚ÄčEffective May 12, 2021 to May 30, 2021 our schools will shift to remote instruction.  Please read our note that was sent home on May 10th:
English version
Punjabi version
Tagalog version

Manitoba Day - May 12th... here's two historical walking tours!

May 11, 2021
‚ÄčThe Manitoba Act, which created the Province of Manitoba, was passed by the Parliament of Canada, and received Royal Assent on May 12, 1870.  Two West St. Paul and Maples Met teachers have created historical walking tours.  Click here for the Aki Tour and click here for the Historic Tour...

Seven Oaks Anti-Racism Newsletter

May 05, 2021
‚ÄčThe latest e-newsletter is now available.  Click here‚Äč to read.

Seven Oaks Education Foundation 2021 Raffle - Tickets are NOW Available!

May 03, 2021
Seven Oaks Education Foundation Raffle is now OPEN! Get your tickets before May 20th, 2021. 50/50 and Grand Prizes of 400,000 Avion Points, $1,000 Canad Inn Gift Card, and One Night Stay at Hecla Island Lakeview Resort with a round of golf and cart for two. Visit our website at

April 29th was International Dance Day!

April 29, 2021
Our schools continue to engage in dance - although they didn't get to gather today please enjoy their ‚Äčperformances! ‚Äč‚Äč   ‚Äč

Government of Manitoba News Release - Vaccines Eligibility Expanding to Seven Oaks West

April 26, 2021
‚Äč The province is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include all adults who live or work in Seven Oaks West in Winnipeg (Garden City and West Kildonan are not included) - click here for more.

Looking for: K-8 Student Writers & Artists Promote Resiliency and Wellness in Pandemic

April 14, 2021
Thanks to a Winnipeg Wellness Grant, the Seven Oaks School Division and Project 11 are collaborating to design, create and publish an anthology to capture and celebrate through writing and art, the ways that students have incorporated resilience and wellness practices into their lives.‚Äč  Submissions are due April 22, 2021

Manitoba Metis Federation Survey - deadline to complete is today!

April 06, 2021
The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Department of Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) is conducting surveys in communities throughout Métis homeland to determine the need for culturally focused child care and programing. The MMF would like your input to better understand how child care programs could benefit your community and surrounding...

KIIZHAWATISIWIN Circle of Care - Virtual Gathering - ‚ÄčApril 29, 2021

March 30, 2021
An opportunity for foster families and youth in care to gain information about First Nations cultures, Indigenous successes, and culturally relevant supports.  Click here  to join.

Seven Oaks Response to Provincial Education Reforms

March 25, 2021
‚ÄčThe Seven Oaks School Division Board of Trustees has reached out to the Honourable Cliff Cullen Minister of Education.  Click here‚Äč to view the letter, a comparison of administrative costs and to read Seven Oaks by the Numbers.

Kindergarten & NEW Student ONLINE Registration Now Open!

February 18, 2021
‚ÄčAre you starting Kindergarten in September 2021? Children registering for Kindergarten in September 2021 must be 5 years old by December 31st, 2021 (born in 2016).‚Äč
Are you a brand new student to Seven Oaks School Division and need to apply for September 2021? CLICK HERE to go to our online registration...

Kindergarten & NEW Student Registration Opens Feb. 22/21 at 9:00am

February 17, 2021
Is your child starting Kindergarten next year? Are you applying to a Seven Oaks School Division School for the first time? Our on-line registration opens Monday Feb. 22/21 at 9:00am.  Check back here on Monday Feb. 22/21 for the link!  If you are unable to do online registration please call your catchment school...

Public Budget Consultation Meeting

February 17, 2021
‚ÄčMarch 1, 2021 - 7:00pm join us for the virtual meeting at .  The Seven Oaks School Division's Board of Trustees  invites the public to an open virtual meeting to discuss the 2021-2022 school year budget. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about funding provisions...

Elder Dan is reading three different stories! Click here to watch and listen to all three!

February 12, 2021
‚Äč" Nibi's Water Song" by Sunshine Tenasco and illustrated by Chief Lady Bird ‚Äč   "Hidden Friends: Baapi and the Memegwesiwak." by Kimberley Kakegamic and illustrated by Rosalyn Boucha   "We are Water Protectors" by Carole Lindstrom   ‚Äč

Join Elder Mary for I Love To Read Month

February 09, 2021
Enjoy Elder Mary reading "It's a Mitig!" by Bridge‚Äčt George.‚Äč  

French Resources for Remote Kindergarten to Grade 8 Learners

January 06, 2021
Seven Oaks School Division is compiling French resources for all our remote learners.  Click here to visit our website to see all our videos to date.‚Äč

Register Now for Parent Math Sessions

December 11, 2020
‚ÄčSeven Oaks is inviting parents/guardians to virtual sessions on coaching kids on math during COVID-19. The sessions are Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm starting January 6 weekly until February 10, 2021. Email to register.

Preschool Videos

December 11, 2020
Our preschool program has been busy creating videos for some remote learning/fun!  Click here to view them!‚Äč

Additional Inservice Days for Staff & Students

November 13, 2020
The Minister of Education has ‚Äčadded three additional inservice days - two prior to the winter break (November 27 and December 11, 2020) and one in the new year.  Please see the attached (this has been translated into Punjabi).

Code Red - What does this mean for our students?

October 30, 2020
Seven Oaks School Division sent the following letter home to all parents/guardians on Oct. 30, 2020 regarding the provincial announcement of moving Winnipeg to Code ‚Äč‚ÄčRed.  Click here to read the letter or visit our COVID-19‚Äč page for additional information.

Report to the Community is now available!

October 30, 2020
Seven Oaks School Division has released their Report to the Community for 2019-2020.  Click here to read it.‚Äč

Code Orange - Letter to Parents Oct. 26, 2020

October 26, 2020
‚Äč Click here to view the letter from Seven Oaks School Division to all parents/guardians regarding the additional COVID-19 safety measures since the province announced Code Orange.  Select the pdf below to view the message in Punjabi.

Supporting Each Other Through COVID-19

October 14, 2020
‚Äč... thank you!  Click here to visit our COVID-19 site and watch the video to see how we dealt with it.

Elder Mary Talks About Orange Shirt Day

September 28, 2020
‚ÄčSeven Oaks School Division's Elder Mary talks about the trauma and impact of her time in Residential Schools and reminds us how much we still need to, and can learn, from the past and asks what does "every child matters" mean to you?  Click here to watch her video.‚Äč

Elder Dan Talks About Orange Shirt Day

September 28, 2020
‚ÄčSeven Oaks School Division's Elder Dan talks about the trauma and impact of his time in Residential Schools and reminds us how much we still need to, and can learn, from the past and asks why we need to recognize Orange Shirt Day annually.  Click here to watch his video....

Government of Manitoba Moves the Province to "Orange" - what does that mean?

September 26, 2020
‚ÄčFriday September 25th, the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer announced that the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region will be moved to the Orange/Restricted level under the Province's Pandemic Response System effective Monday, September 28, 2020. Health orders under this new level are being applied in a focused manner and do not currently change...

CANCELLED - Free Positive Discipline in Everyday Life Sessions

September 22, 2020
‚ÄčDue to the new COVID-19 restrictions we are cancelling the session which was to run at Victory School from October 19, 2020 until December 7, 2020.

Masks Are Required For All Students on the School Bus

September 01, 2020
‚ÄčMasks will be required on all school busses as passengers may be in close proximity for extended periods of time with no ability to physically distance from each other. The new rule includes drivers, students and any other passengers on the bus.

Province of Manitoba Released Guidelines for Transportation to Schools

August 25, 2020
‚ÄčOn August 19, 2020 the Province Released their revised Guidelines for Transportation to Schools.  Click here to view.

Seven Oaks School Division - Restoring Safe Schools

August 17, 2020
Seven Oaks has released their plan for student success upon the return to school (as of August 17, 2020).  Click here to view.‚Äč

For Up -To-Date COVID-19 Information

August 14, 2020
Seven Oaks School Division has a COVID-19 page where we are putting all the Government of Manitoba announcements, correspondence from the division and other important information from other valuable sources.  Click here for all our COVID-19 and Back to School information.‚Äč

Congratulations to Elder Mary Courchene on receiving the Order of Manitoba

July 16, 2020
We are so lucky to have you as our Elder in Seven Oaks School Division - thank you for sharing your wisdom and experiences and positive messages!  Click here to read more.  Miigwech

A Message from Greg McFarlane - Vice-Chair Board of Trustees

June 03, 2020
‚ÄčNow is the time for  Seven Oaks to renew our commitment to a world free of racism and hate ‚Äč.  Click here for more.

MY Camp is Cancelled for the 2020 Summer

May 20, 2020
The focus for Seven Oaks School Division 2020 summer programming has changed, and unfortunately we are unable to offer MY CAMP in July and August.‚Äč

Free Activity Suggestions Emailed to Parents & Educators

May 19, 2020
ToyBox will email you Literacy suggestions on Monday, Wellness suggestions on Wednesday and Numeracy suggestions on Friday.  Sign up at‚Äč ...

Templeton School is on Schedule!

May 19, 2020
‚ÄčOur newest school on Templeton is making great progress and is on schedule for a September 2020 completion.  Click here for details.

Channel 7oaks has a digital curation of lessons

April 17, 2020
There is a number of videos submitted by teacher of lessons for early, middle, senior years and Indigenous learning! We will see you soon - click here to watch our latest video!

Student Registration for 2020-2021 School Year

April 16, 2020
Are you a NEW student to Seven Oaks School Division?  If so, please contact the school in your area to register.  If you are unsure which school you should contact you can click here to check our School Locator or contact the Board Office at 204-586-8061.

Province Provides Supplement Home Learning Resources for Parent/Caregivers

April 09, 2020
‚ÄčThe web portal, My Learning at Home/Mon Apprentissage Chez Moi is a resource that will continually update for families/caregivers.  View the announcement here or click here to visit the website.

Seven Oaks School Division Closes Playgrounds & Play Structures

March 24, 2020
‚ÄčSeven Oaks School Division is closing all their playgrounds and play structures to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Signs will be posted this week however we are encouraging the public to avoid them now. The green spaces are still available and we encourage the usage of these spaces as long...

Got Questions?

March 18, 2020
Our Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists have put together some resources to help you and your children through the COVID-19 pandemic -  click here

REVISED: Letter from Seven Oaks School Division Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - March 13,2020

March 13, 2020
‚ÄčSeven Oaks School Division sent a letter home to all parents on Friday March 13, 2020.  Click here to review the letter.

MY Camp Program Information Coming in April

March 12, 2020
Information regarding the MY Camp program will be available in April.‚Äč

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 10, 2020
‚ÄčPlease click here for the most up to date information on the Coronavirus.

SOEF Online Raffle to Support High School Scholarships - Buy Your Tickets Now!

February 26, 2020
‚Äč Seven Oaks Education Foundation online raffle to support scholarships for our students. We are raffling off 400,000 Avion Points, $1000 Canad Inn Gift Cards and 2 Jets Tickets for March 17! Tickets are 15 for $20, 5 for $10 or 1 for $2.50.  CLICK HERE to buy your...

2020-2021 Public Budget Meeting is Now Available

February 25, 2020
If you missed the Public Budget Meeting on Feb. 24, 2020 it is now available on video - click here to watch.‚Äč

Seven Oaks Early Years Coalition Wants to Hear from YOU! Gift Basket Draw for Participants too!

February 24, 2020
‚ÄčSOEYC would like to hear from parents and caregivers with children birth-6 years.  This is an anonymous survey and at the end you can entry a draw for a gift basket (the submissions and gift basket draw are separate).  Click here to complete the survey.

STEAM Celebration April 22&23 at Maples Collegiate

February 19, 2020
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) - Click here to view our poster.  Click here to register your team by March 27‚Äč and review the schedule.

8th Annual Seven Oaks Film Festival - May 19-21, 2021

February 13, 2020
Please join us as we present films by students from Seven Oaks SD. If you are interested in submitting a film please visit our website for details.  Click here for screening information as well as submission information.  ‚ÄčThe deadline for film submissions is May 7, 2021.  ‚Äč

Kindergarten Open House

February 11, 2020
‚ÄčE cole Templeton 's Open House is June 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm & 7:00pm at √Č cole James Nisbet School . ‚Äč

Kindergarten Information Night - February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020
Come and learn about Kindergarten at √Čcole Templeton School and James Nisbet School.
‚Äč6:30-7:30 PM in the School Gym


Public Budget Meeting

February 05, 2020
‚ÄčFebruary 24, 2020 - 7:00pm at the Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre (711 Jefferson Ave.).  Seven Oaks School Division's Board of Trustees invites the public to an open meeting to discuss the 2020-2021 school year budget. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about funding provisions and current...

Manitoba 150 - Seven Oaks Brings Awareness

January 17, 2020
‚ÄčEach month learners will tackle issues related to our history.  There's monthly provocations, an essay contest, and an exhibition of learning that will take place at The Forks.  Click here for details and to view the monthly provocations and submissions!

Provincial Budget Consultation - all are welcome to attend

January 17, 2020
‚ÄčThe Honourable Scott Fielding, Minister of Finance for the Province of Manitoba will host a provincial budget consultation, Thursday , January 23rd at 7pm at Garden City Community Club. This is open to the public. This is an opportunity for the public to advise the province on issues of health, education,...