One subject of interest was a recent visit by Daniel Blair to Hapnot Collegiate. Blair is one of the province’s rising stars in the technology industry. Blair was at the school to discuss opportunities in computer science and related fields with Daniel Dillon and his students. Dillon and his students work with virtual reality is part of a feature story in the January/February issue of the Manitoba Teachers magazine.
Superintendent Constance McCleese reported that earlier this month teachers at both Ecole McIsaac School and Ruth Betts were engaged in a variety of workshops to continue in improving the school curriculum. Secretary Treasurer Heather Fleming reported the summer Wise Kidnetic Camp has received additional funding allowing for another camp free of charge. The new camp is for students in grades 7 to 9 and includes coding, computational thinking and digital literacy skills. Both camps run out of McIsaac School July 30th to August 3rd. Board Chair Aimy Sapergia-Green reported 2018 has already been an exciting year and wished everyone a happy Family Day Weekend.