The Flin Flon School Board welcomed Cam Mateika last night for his presentation on technical vocational initiatives and partnerships. Mateika is the Regional Coordinator for northern schools in Manitoba and is also the Director of Research and Technology for the Swan Valley School Division. He told the Board about the different programs offered by the Swan Valley School Division and how the government is very serious about technical vocational education. He further discussed his relationship working with UCN and Deputy Minister of Education Gerald Farthing securing major grants and his Division’s commitment to build a working relationship for the long haul.
Superintendent Blaine Veitch reported the city wide Science Fair takes place in the Community Hall March 4th. Public viewing is at 4:30 and the awards are presented at 7. Winners will advance to the Regional Science Fair in Thompson on April 18th.