School News

2017

The Scintillating Mrs Stephenson

What is my role at Menno? I am the Grade 8 Homeroom Teacher and also teach Grade 7 & 8 Science, Grade 8 & 9 English, Technology and Entrepreneurship.  Why did I come to Menno? I prayed to be here. I felt this was a community that I wanted to become…

To Remember is to Work for Peace

To remember is to work for peace. As a Mennonite school, this is a unique and wonderful time of year to reflect on what it means to be peacemakers in the midst of a violent world. Remembrance Day is an important day in our country, as a day to remember…

Ms Enns Extrodinaire

What is my role at Menno? I teach Junior High Social Studies, Grade 6 Art and Foods. Why did I come to Menno? I have been familiar with the community from the outside for a number of years and loved to see students, staff and parents support each other…

The Wonderful Mrs Wallin!

What is my role at Menno? I am the Grade 5 & 6 Humanities teacher at Menno. I also teach Junior High Arts CTF courses. Why did I come to Menno? When the current school building opened in 2001, I was offered the Grade 3 Homeroom position. I had also been…

The Brilliant Miss Brown

Menno is excited to welcome Miss Brown as our new Vice Principal. Miss Brown graduated from the University of Alberta and St. Joseph’s College with a major in English Language Arts and a minor in Religious/Moral Studies.  Upon graduating, Miss Brown…

Self Regulation

CALGARY – They’ll come for their children, but parents attending an information night on self-regulation should also take home with them strategies to better manage stress in their own lives. The presentation is scheduled for Menno Simons Christian…

The Comically Contagious Mr Knafla!

Menno Simons Christian School is excited to welcome Mr Knafla as our principal.  Mr Knafla has a diverse teaching background. He has taught Grades 7-9 Drama, Grade 7 Math and Science, Grade 7-9 French as a Second Language, and has spent the last few…

"How was school today?"

As a parent and teacher, it is sometimes hard to believe that school is once again upon us! We hope that you have had a rejuvenating summer full of family, friends, new experiences and time together. I am excited to be joining the Menno community, and…

MSCS Summer Newsletter

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Seasons of Change

  As the saying goes "April showers bring May flowers"; May is a month of change where the grass turns green,  the flowers start to bloom and the animals shed their winter coats. At Menno we are also in a season of change. I have had the pleasure of…

MSCS is pleased to present Peter Pan!

"Flying boy Peter Pan and his fairy companion Tinkerbell encounter Wendy and her brothers when flying through London searching for Peter’s shadow. When Wendy helps Peter sew it back on, he offers to take them all to his home in Neverland where they…

MSCS Winter Newsletter

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2016

Where are you in relation to the stable?

A preposition is a word or set of words that indicates location (in, near, beside, on top of) or some other relationship between a noun or pronoun and other parts of the sentence (about, after, besides, instead of, with). Where are you in relation to…

Crimes of the Art

   Sweet Interlude  "Crimes of the Art" will be an evening full of desserts, auction items and amazing entertainment. This year our fundraising goal is to raise $30,000 for the Fine Arts Program at MSCS. Currently a band room renovation is planned…

OPEN HOUSE: Prospective Family Information Session

Want to learn more about our school? Join us on Tuesday November 22, 2016 or Wednesday January 25, 2016 at our Open House. The information session starts at 7:00pm followed by a tour of the school.  Our Principal Ms Weaver and Executive Director Mr…

MSCS 2016 School Review

In January 2016 Menno Simons Christian School (MSCS) went through a School Review. Administrators and principals from other schools came to MSCS to observe teachers and students and give feedback on classroom instruction and the school environment. Parents…

What are you thankful for?

  Ever approach Thanksgiving and panic about not being able to identify things to be thankful for?  In the past , with my hands deep in the turkey, 20 people set to arrive on my doorstep and 3 kids bored with nothing to do...I have.  This year, things…

The Beamish Mr. Berstad

What is my role at Menno? I have recently joined Menno as the Executive Director for the Mennonite Educational Society of Calgary (MESC). Prior to that I owned and operated my own residential construction business.  Facts: I was born in Saskatoon (Go…

Welcome to the 2016-2107 School Year!

I am truly honoured and blessed to be the new principal for Menno Simons Christian School.  I look forward to the upcoming school year, meeting you all, and becoming part of the Menno community.  Our staff is hard at work preparing for your children…