MESC Students Transition to At-Home Learning

MESC has taken into consideration the Alberta restrictions announced on May 4th. In consultation with Maskwacîs Health Services (MHS) and the Maskwacîs Directors of Emergency Management (DEMs), all students in MESC schools will transition to at-home learning effective Tuesday, May 11th. We anticipate students returning to in-class learning on Tuesday, May 25th. Bussing will be…

MESC Schools Will Be OPEN May 4, 2021

Teachers are excited to welcome back students to the schools on May 4th, 2021, starting with Student Cohort 2. All school safety guidelines will be in place. Please remember to follow all public health orders and keep children home when they are sick. Every student should be screened daily before going to school, the self-screening…

In-School Classes Paused

Due to continued increases in active COVID-19 cases in Maskwacîs, and a large number of those being the variant, MESC schools will be closed to students until further notice. All students will return to learning from home on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021. This will be reviewed on a weekly basis and an update will be…

ay-hay/Thank You Kevin Wells

Miyo Kisikaw,    On behalf of Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission (MESC), we are announcing the retirement of Kevin Wells, Executive Director of Administrative & Branch Projects.  Kevin has worked in education for 40 years, of which 36 years were in Maskwacîs. Kevin had worked in various capacities including Teacher, Principal and Superintendent of Nipisihkopahk Education…

Plains Cree Syllabics for Chromebooks

MESC Learning Services, in collaboration with Eddie Santos from Alt Labs at the University of Alberta, and Craig Cornelius, Software Engineer at Google, are pleased to announce the successful integration of Plains Cree syllabics into Google Chrome.  This is a historic first, and we are thrilled that MESC played a role in the preservation and…

Winter 2021 Evening Cree Language Program

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JAN. 29, 2021: Interested in learning Cree? Register for one of MESC’s FREE Nehiyawewin Programs today! Registration opens January 18, 2021 – online classes begin on February 1, 2021. For more information regarding the programs and to register, please visit: https://www.maskwacised.ca/wintercree2021/