When school is cancelled all events at the school are cancelled as well.
Please take a few minutes to complete the CBVRSB's "Getting to Great" survey. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. Your input is valuable in helping us make improvements that will directly impact your child’s learning and school experience. Please remember, all survey information is anonymous and is not used to evaluate students. At the end of the survey, you will find space to make any additional comments you wish to share anonymously with your child's school. You can access the survey here.
- PM 6:30 - PM 8:30
- Parents as Career Coaches (PACC)
- 13th Mar
- Last teaching day before March Break
- 23rd Mar
- First Teaching Day after March Break
- 3rd Apr
- Good Friday
- 6th Apr
- Easter Monday
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The study of African History and Heritage at Malcolm Munroe Memorial Junior High is a cross-curricular approach that is not limited to February. This approach allows students to learn about the history and heritage of African Canadian people through novels, informational texts, poetry, art, music, and educational films. It also allows students to represent what they've learned in a variety of ways including various forms of writing as well as other ways of representing (art, music, etc).
A sample of some of the learning opportunities at Malcolm Munroe include:
- Library displays, which includes posters and books, with a focus on notable people in Cape Breton’s African Canadian community.
- viewing and discussing “A Long Road to Justice- The Viola Desmond Story” in many social studies classes.
- learning about the contributions of African Canadian soldiers during WWI and WWII.
- researching prominent African Canadians to learn about their lives and contributions.
- researching African Canadian history in Atlantic Canada with a focus on Africville.
- discussing racism and ways of fighting it.
- completing author studies of prominent African Canadian and/or African American authors.
- studying the Underground Railroad through information text, multimedia and historical fiction.
- creating murals to represent cultural diversity.
Beginning in September 2015, we are pleased to be able to offer the grade 6 Intensive French Program as an option. The regular grade 6 Core French Program will continue. At the end of grade 6, students who have been enrolled in the Intensive French Program, may choose to enter either the English Program or the French Immersion Program in grade 7. Students who were enrolled in the grade 6 Core French Program have the same options. Intensive French is not offered as a preparation for immersion. Please view this pamphlet for more information.
Current Grade Five Students Planning to Register for French Immersion in Grade Seven
To avoid an extra transition, current grade five students who are planning to take French Immersion in grade seven may choose to register at Malcolm Munroe for grade six.
Click here for the Winter 2015 edition of the Malcolm Munroe Memos Newsletter. Please note: Many of the dates for various events in this document are now inaccurate due to recent school cancellations. Please refer to the main page of this website for up to date information.
Please continue to watch this space for important memos and information regarding the Malcolm Munroe school community.
Parents as Careers (PACC) is sponsored by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and is offered free of charge in schools across the province.
The program encourages parents and their children to consider many of the practical factors that will impact career decisions including skills, the labour market, and educational and training opportunities.
This one evening program will be offered at Malcolm Munroe Memorial Junior High on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 6:30pm.
You can register online at www.parentsascareercoaches.ca or email email@example.com. You can also contact the school at 902-564-4587 to add your name to the registration list.
Please continue to check this section of our website as the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board begins the process of reconfiguring grade levels. Any updates to this process will be posted here.
January 9th, 2015: A letter was sent home today with all Malcolm Munroe students. A copy of it is found here.
125 Kenwood Drive
Sydney River, NS
phone: (902) 564-4587
fax: (902) 564-1666