Positive COVID-19 Case Advisory – 09/24/20

Today (Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020), MESC received notice there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ermineskin Kindergarten. This positive case was a result of community spread, NOT school spread.  A COVID-19 outbreak within a MESC school setting is defined by Maskwacîs Health Services (MHS) as one or more confirmed cases (staff and/or student). …

How MESC Manages a Positive COVID-19 Case

September 24, 2020 Tansi Ohpikinahawasowak (Parents and Guardians), Our schools are thrilled to welcome back students for the 2020-2021 school year. Although this school year looks different, MESC is committed to student learning and reducing risk for Otatoskewak (Staff), Kiskinwahamawâkanak (Students), and Ohpikinahawasowak (Parents).  The current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic brings about uncertainty. We…

Registration Deadline Extended

Registration Deadline Extended to Sept. 30, 2020 Register today for MESC schools until Wednesday, September 30, 2020. All students must be registered by September 30, 2020 whether they’re choosing the Blended School Program or Learning From Home option. Please note, it is the choice of the parent/guardian to send their child to in-school classes. For…

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…