Students Will Begin the New Year Learning From Home

In consultation with Maskwacîs Health Services, the holiday break for MESC schools has been further extended for students. Students will resume learning from home on January 19th, 2021. We ask ohpikinahawasiwahk (parents/guardians) to continue supporting their children with the learning packages distributed before the holiday break.  Students (cohort 1) will tentatively return to in-class learning…

Holiday Break Extended

Holiday break for MESC schools and administration buildings is extended from Monday, December 21st, 2020 through to Friday, January 8th, 2021. We look forward to having students return in-class on January 12th, 2021. Please watch for an updated notice in the first week of January (January 4th-8th, 2021).

School Closure

Due to the current number of COVID-19 cases in Maskwacîs, Maskwacîs Health Services (MHS) and the Maskwacîs Directors of Emergency Management (DEMs) have directed MESC to close schools to students until after the holiday break. In-school classes will resume after the holiday break, on a date yet to be determined. This decision was made to…

Positive COVID-19 Case Advisory – 11/11/20

On November 11th, 2020 MESC received notice from Maskwacis Health Services (MHS) there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the Maskwacis Outreach School. We are working closely with MHS to define close contacts of the individual who tested positive within the school.  The health and safety of our students, staff and community is…

MESC Schools Closed for the Week of Oct. 19-23/20

As a precautionary measure, Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission will extend the school closure until October 23rd. This decision was made in collaboration with the Maskwacîs Directors of Emergency Management to help control the spread of COVID-19. Students will continue to receive learning packages during this time. Parents are to contact their child’s school for more…

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…

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). …

MESC Schools Closed from October 13th – 16th, 2020

The Maskwacîs Chiefs have declared a lock down to help control the spread of COVID-19. Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission (MESC) is working closely with the Maskwacîs Emergency Operations Center to keep our students, staff and families safe. All MESC schools and administration buildings will be closed to students and the public from October 13th -…