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United in Peace, Citizenship and Action

On September 18th, MMC students celebrated Peace Days and the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights through a day dedicated to being “United in Peace, Citizenship and Action”. The following topics were presented: Know your rights – 18 and under by Choloe Chapple, Executive Director of MARL; Make Music Matter: Using Music to Promote Peace by Darcy Ataman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Make Music Matter; Free China: The Courage to Believe (The struggle against the persecution of minorities in China) by Brian (Tianyuan) Liu; Civilian Peace-keeping: trials and tribulations by Dr. Ann Frisch, Senior Adviser to Nonviolent Peaceforce.

Student comments reflect an enormous respect and appreciation for the day and its focus:

Brittney: In my opinion, the peacekeepers are a vital part of the world, they risk their lives daily to help make our planet safer to live in. By standing against those who would tempt them towards violence, by standing for what they believe is right, and aiding those who are unable to help themselves they set a vital example for today’s youth.

Mikaela: What the unarmed Civilian Peacekeepers are doing is very brave. It must take a lot of courage to go into the middle of a battle unarmed to help save people you don’t even know.

Luke: Le monsieur nous a parlé au sujet de son experience en Afrique avec la musique. […] Je pense que ces types d’expériences sont très difficiles à comprendre. Elles sont extrêmement tristes et me rendent un peu malade. Au Canada, nous n’avons pas ce problème parce que ce n’est pas dangereux et pour la plupart tous le people est égale.

Ariel: In my opinion these issues aren’t expressed enough. For Darcy to take time to help some of the women to write songs about their rape or things to help heal their emotional experience does warm my heart. He makes me want to help the victims of all rape … but I feel as if I alone could not do that. […] Canada should help all those rape victims and try and help them live a new life.

Thanks to those students who shared their viewpoints.



Daily Bulletin Attachment
by jmclaren
 9/30/2014 4:26 PM
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Addictions Foundation of Manitoba - "Parents Intervention Program"New 
by kgrieve
 9/30/2014 10:41 AM

This program is designed for parents and caregivers who are concerned about their child’s use of alcohol and drugs or gambling. Through the Parents Intervention Program, participants will be provided with:

  • Information about our programs and how your...
Pieces of the Puzzle - Autism Information Sessions Attachment
by kgrieve
 9/29/2014 8:17 AM

River East Transcona School Division is hosting four autism information sessions for parents and the community. See the attached poster for more information.

New Attendance Guide Offers Practical Tips... 
by kgrieve
 9/23/2014 2:50 PM

RETSD believes that regular attendance and punctuality are positive behaviours that need to be fostered in our school system. That’s why, in its third year of an initiative to increase school attendance, the division has produced Attendance – a guide...

MMC Wear - ON SALE NOW!!!! Attachment
by kgrieve
 9/23/2014 10:32 AM

Orders for MMC Wear will be taken until Friday, October 10th.  No orders will be accepted after this date.  Sample sizes are available in Room 14 during the lunch hour.  Please give full payment, cheques preferred (made out to Miles Macdonell Collegiate)...

MMC Website 
by kgrieve
 9/8/2014 8:06 AM
Please be sure to check our "Calendar", "Announcements" and items under "Helpful Links" for revisions and changes of dates.  We are constantly making changes to these portions of the website.
Thank you!
Drivers Ed Courses Offered at MMC 
by kgrieve
 5/9/2014 12:46 PM
Summer Course Begins July 2 (2 weeks)
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Summer Course Begins July 2 (2 weeks)
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Course Begins September 4
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Course Begins September 30
5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Course Begins November 4
RETSD - MMC Expectations  Attachment
by jmclaren
 10/22/2013 9:59 AM
MMC Expectations including Division Wide Rules, Smoking Policy, Cell Phone Policy, School-Wide Rules, Student Dress Code & School-Wide Rules Consequences.
Please click on the link below.


Date/Start Time
Early Dismissal - 2:30Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2014 12:00 AM
TA Meeting - 10:26-11:26Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/2/2014 12:00 AM
7 Habits Workshop - Gr. 10 PB StudentsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/6/2014 8:25 AM
7 Habits Workshop - Gr. 10 PB StudentsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/7/2014 8:25 AM
IB Grad Celebration (for 2014 Graduated Students)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/9/2014 12:00 AM
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