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Springfield Leader (Newspaper) - September 25, 1973, Springfield, Manitoba Provincial Library Of Legislative SpmNqfield An Independent Weekly Newspaper Serving Eastern Manitobas Unlimited Resources Volume Number 27 September 1973 du Manitoba NUMBER 49 LAC DU BONNET Home And School News PEP Program Announced The first Home and School Association meeting in Lac du Bonnet for this school took place on September at the Senior An appropriate guest speaker for this occasion was Ronald Past President of the Man itoba Home and Parent Teacher who spoke fluently on the purpose of the Association at both the local and Provincial An unexpected pleasure was the presence of Francine who is the President of the Manitoba and she also spoke enthusiastically about the importance of the As sociation to both the parents and the It was interesting to learn from Morier that the Home and School was the body which had supplied the Federal Govern ment with data relating to facts and figures of the smoking habits of Canadian school It was obvious from listen ing to these that the Home and School should have a place in all communities large and small across the and there is plenty for them to Following is a copy of the Creed and A Parents Code of Ethics written by a Public School for the Home and Sqhool and Par ent Teacher Federation of Man If after reading you decide that there is one para graph in which you we urge you to attend the next lo cal Home and School and give your support to the t Lac du Bonnet CREED We Believe That a Home and School As sociation should be concerned with all problems that relate to the welfare of the child in the school and That its great object should be to interest all people in all children and link in common purpose the the school and other educative forces in the life of the to work for his highest That is should learn firsthand all school conditions and all com munity conditions affecting the That it should encourage all influences and conditions which will ensure the growth and safety the That it should work actively to supply the school and com munity needs by creating public sentiment which will favour and provide good good school equipment and adequate recreation for leisure That it should give service to the home by training for par enthood and and to the school by adding parent power to school That it should not be the means of or or criticism of school but a nonpar noncom mercial effort to produce Cana dian citizens who shall be cap able of perpetuating the best in our national That the principles which guide the Home and School Association are the embodiment of Social civic virtue and pat A PARENTS CODE OF ETHICS I will establish a direct and personal contact with the school my children attend by availing myself of the opportunity to visit and get first hand information regarding the teach ing and activities of the I will encourage sympathetic and constructive attitude towards the school and its I will support and cooperate with teaching staff and Board of Ed ucation to the fullest possible I will make no hurried criti but will act only on the basis of accurate and firsthand information after sober judge I will discourage faultfinding on the part of my children and will refrain from adverse criti cism of the teachers and the school in their I will expect nothing for my self or v for my children con trary to the interest of the en tire I will accept my share of res ponsibility of the home and school as partners in the education of I will provide home conditions favourable to study and will co operate with the school in dev eloping and protecting the health and character of the I will try to keep pace with modern education by reading periodicals and books on pro gressive educational For the fourth year in a row the Manitoba Government will conduct a Provincial Employ ment Program this winter to create job opportunities and re duce seasonal unemployment in those localities where it still Premier Ed Schreyer has The premier said mil lion has now been committed for PEP 74 which will con tain project components similar to those in the past years pro including the highly suc cessful and gratifying Old Age Pensioners Housing Program through which about homes have been repaired and renovated over the past two Financial allotments have been reduced in light of the current economic buoyancy but contin gency funds will be available to the PEP 74 program if this is warranted by unexpected changes in unemployment cir cumstances over the next six the premier One other provincial program designed to reduce unemploy ment and help municipalities is the million Manitoba Special Municipal loans and General Em ergency Fund introduced earlier this To has been approved from the special muni cipal loans fund for 32 munici pal governments and the total will rise considerably over the next several The labor cost portion of these loans is forgiveable at 50 per cent in the summer months and 100 per cent in the Purpose of the fund is to encourage muni cipal governments to undertake labourintensive projects bet ween now and May October 15 Deadline For Legal Immigrant Status If you were in Canada by Nov ember and have re mained here as a visitor or without legal the gov ernment has announced that you have until October to make Canada your write or visit your nearest Canada Immigration Centre or Canada Manpower Cen tre as soon as c Do You Want To Live In Can aga Permanently If you are not a landed im migrant and came to Canada on or before November the Government of Canada is giv ing you the chance to make ap plication to remain in the coun try How To Apply Application to become a land ed immigrant may be made dur ing a 60day registration period ending at midnight October You can apply at any Canada Immigration or if there isnt one in your at your nearest Canada Manpower Persons applying during this period will not be penalized for entering or remaining in the country Special Rules Now In Effect InSmigration officers have been given special authority to deal generously with re ceived during the 60day regis tration You will almost certainly succeed if any one of the following factors applies to If you have a job or the offer of a continuing If you have made an effort at self improvement while in such as upgrading your occupational qualification or learning English or If you have a business that has or is likely to become suc cessfully established or Any other evidence that shows you can become estab lished in Should none of these apply to a number of other factors will be taken into such as your family relationships with Canadian citizens or residents and their dependence on you or your dependence on Persons convicted of a crim inal offence may not succed in their Premier Schreyer said all these programs are in line with the provincial governments po licy to develop job opportuni ties during periods of heaviest Premier Schreyer outlined de tails of the PEP 74 program as follows A mi 11 ion PensionersHous ing This is designed to complete the program carried out over the past two years when some homes owned and lived in by old age pen sioners were repaired at an es timated cost of mi 11 Grants range from to a maximum of depending on size of Old Age Security Pension and Guaranteed Income with grant eligibility increasing with size of A carry over of 385 applications from the past years program are now being processed and 800 requests for applications are being The current program is expect ed to get underway by October and applications or informa tion may now be obtained from the Provincial Job 203 Portage Mani Phone Collect calls will be accepted from out sideWinnipeg MMV Manitoba Teachers Society Professional Development Bulletin Hello trus tees and other members of the communities with Agissiz School Division and Pine Falls Con solidated School Manitoba Teachers try to im prove themselves as teachers through membership on their Professional Development Com mittee and the subsequent in service activities that are spon sored by the The Professional Development Committee welcomes comments from trustees and other people who may be interested in finding out more about ed ucation within the region and up coming activities that shall in volve teachers from this UP COMING EVENTS October and 20th Special Area Group Conferences for teachers of specific subjects such as Home EC to name a These conferences will be held in Win nipeg and will involve the closing of Agassiz Division Schools on October Any in terested members of the com munity are welcome to Transportation can likely be ar ranged with Individuals are responsible ifor paying their own registration a provincial in service for interested trainers and physical education October in Symposium on Orthopedic Dis abilities and Rehabilitation Medi cal College October and A symposium to cover all areas of physical injury including a discussion of fitness and fitness Manitoba Teachers Society Workshop Music The Use Of MUsiOi1 Rhythm anid Movement in Teaching Young Saturdays October Nov ember enrollment lim ited to 50 Instructor Roberta Stone P ine Creek School Bruns 250 Lakewood For further information on up coming events contact the Prin cipal of your local school or Van Lac du Bonnet Senior Box Lac du Phone OTHER trustees and interest ed persons should feel free to inquire about inservices in the Division or local Attend if you Hatland locaj Lac du Bonnet and Rom another resident of Lac du Bonnet have enroled at Lac du Bonnet Senior the teachers wish them good j t AU Teachers are reminded of the Pot Luck Supper Thurs September at Lac du Senior Bring your cutlery and meal of your Paper plates and coffee shall be sup plied General meeting to fol low in the Senior School Next Professional Develop ment October Powerview Col Senior School Will hold ParentTeacher Night A Parent Teachers Night will be held at the Lac du Bonnet Senior School on Sep tember at in the school Parents will have the opportunity to meet the teachers and to discuss the general operation of the Special emphasis will be placed on the recently introduced Seme ster All parents and guardians of children attending the Senior School are urged to attend this important
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