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Community Forums Addressing Growth of French Immersion in LRSD

February 6, 2017

In January, LRSD held two French Immersion Community Forums at Collège Béliveau and Collège Jeanne-Sauvé. The forums provided the opportunity for staff and parents to discuss the immense growth of French Immersion in the Division and helped to provide an accurate picture of what French Immersion currently looks like across LRSD

A total of 264 parents came together at Collège Béliveau to engage in conversation of what the future will hold for French Immersion programming. Collège Jeanne-Sauvé also saw 233 parents attend for the evening, with MLA Rochelle Squires of Riel, MLA James Teitsma of Radisson and St. Vital City Councillor Brian Mayes all joining the conversation as well. 

Across Manitoba, we have seen the most significant growth in our French Immersion population, with one-third of all students in the Division currently enrolled in French Immersion. That number is projected to reach 40 per cent in the near future. 

Since 2013, the Division has reconfigured several schools to ensure that we have space for all of the students enrolled in French Immersion. We have also proposed upgrades to Collège Béliveau and Collège Jeanne-Sauvé to appropriately accommodate the growing population. 

We are grateful and appreciate the parents who joined us to share their stories and thoughts on our collective journey for French Immersion programming. 

For more information about the evening, see the presentations from Collège Jeanne Sauvé and Collège Béliveau.

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LRSD would like to clear up confusion regarding the social media threats directed to École Van Belleghem. The school is NOT in a lockdown as of Thursday. The school IS in a hold and secure (classes continue, exterior doors locked) as of Friday afternoon until the school closes.

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LRSD would like to clear up confusion regarding the social media threats directed to @belleghemLRSD. The school is NOT in a lockdown as of Thursday. The school IS in a hold and secure (classes continue, exterior doors locked) as of Friday afternoon until the school closes.

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In cooperation with the Winnipeg Police, @belleghemLRSD is in a hold & secure after threats were made to the school & other Wpg schools. School is continuing but with exterior doors locked & a strong staff presence. The school has contacted parents & will update them as necessary.

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In cooperation with the @wpgpolice, @belleghemLRSD is in a hold & secure after threats were made to the school & other Wpg schools. School is continuing but with exterior doors locked & a strong staff presence. The school has contacted parents & will update them as necessary.

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New Trustee Pamela Kolochuk is featured in the Neighbours of Island Lakes magazine. If you receive the magazine, take a look! Pam represents Ward 4 along with Tom Parker. Pamela Kolochuk LRSD School Board

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RT @lavalleeLRSD: The LRSD PowWow Club kicked off the new year by welcoming back new and returning members for dancing, drumming, singing and games tonight. Thank you to @louis_riel_sd, @LRSDschoolboard and @CoreyKapilik for supporting this amazing opportunity for students across the division. https://t.co/Jjdkp1GYQ1

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