Samson Water Main Repair

Samson Water Main Repair There will be no water in Samson facilities and townsites on Monday, September 14, 2020. This includes the following MESC facilities: Main Administration Office (NEA), MESC Learning and Student Services Building, Nipisihkopahk Secondary School, Nipisihkopahk Elementary School, Grace Marie Swampy Primary School, and the MESC Transportation yard. These MESC schools and…

Letter from the Superintendent to Parents/Guardians

August 20, 2020 Dear parents, guardians and families, I am writing to reassure you that MESC has made student safety our highest priority and that we will do everything we can to mitigate risk for your child by following the safety guidelines outlined in the MESC school re-entry plan. This includes: regular screening for illness,…

School Supplies

School Supplies Maskwacîs students who reside on the following reserves: Ermineskin Cree Nation, Samson Cree Nation, Montana First Nation, Louis Bull Tribe or Pigeon Lake, and attend schools in Wolf Creek Public Schools, Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools or Saint Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Schools will qualify for school supply funds. Due to COVID-19 limitations, there…

Parent Portal

MESC Parent Portal In September, all Ohpikinahawasiwin will need to have a parent portal account. Steps to create parent portal account:  Check your child(ren)’s report card for the steps, username, and password to activate your Parent Portal account To access this information, please use the following steps: Using any mobile device with access to the…

2020-2021 Back to School Information

With the 2020-2021 school year approaching, please take a moment to read the 2020-2021 Parents/Guardians Back to School Information booklet. This booklet includes important dates, and information on scenarios that MESC is looking at for school re-entry. MESC has also developed a 2020-2021 RE-ENTRY HANDBOOK to minimize the potential for transmission of COVID-19 and to provide…

Ohpikinahawasiwin Re-Entry Survey Results

Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission (MESC) is planning for what the 2020-2021 school year might look like for our students, staff and families. While any return to school will be done under the guidelines and direction from Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, we asked you about what’s important to you as we plan for three…

Inspiring Education – June 12, 2020

Inspiring Education Series Each Friday, until mid June, MESC will be profiling outstanding individuals who will share their perspective on education and the importance of reaching personal goals. Inspiring Education – Esther Makinaw In this week’s video, we feature MESC Circle of Elders member Esther Makinaw as she speaks about her upbringing, and how Îyinîw Mâmitonehicikan…

How Will Student Report Cards Look This June?

Tan’si Ohpikinahawasiwahk, MESC appreciates your patience and commitment to students during these unprecedented times. Many of you likely have questions regarding report cards and what these will look like for your child(ren). MESC is dedicated to its vision of promoting confident, competent, and resilient Cree-speaking students. To do this, we recognize that all of our…

Re-Entry Survey

Re-Entry Survey As we prepare to resume classes in the fall, your input is needed to ensure we are providing a safe learning environment for your children that you are comfortable with. Please take some time to complete our survey, ay hay! Click Here to Begin Survey