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Children's Heritage Fund Approved Projects October 10, 2017

Children's Heritage Fund - Committee Meeting - October 10, 2017

Multi Cultural & Cultural

Churchill High School
$1,100
The project will provide students the opportunity to create and play Indigenous Hand-Drums. The CHS Indigenous Student Group is a student-d riven organization  dedicated to raising awareness and educating students, staff and community members of issues, related to Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Drum Kits will be purchased, and a drum-maker will be invited to instruct students. Funding is Artists' Fees/Guest Speaker, Supplies not available in school.

Dufferin School
$1,339
The project will provide an opportunity for "newcomers" to the community to meet and establish relationships, create (hands-on Grafting) at the school, and provide an opportunity to meet the Dufferin School staff and other community agency staff. The project also provides an opportunity to enhance relationship building between parents and children through reative Grafting. Funding is Fee for Service/Perfonnance, Supplies not available in school, Film & Developing.

Faraday School
$500
The project will provide students the opportunity to learn the indigenous Peoples drumming traditions, songs and the meaning of drumming. Students will practice drumming during the first term of he school year and participate in the PowWow Club in the second term. Funding is for Fee for Service/Performance.

Kent Road School
$847
Students will be exposed to varied cultural perspectives in relation to the history of Manitoba. Students will link their social studies explorations to hands-on activities available through the school program at Festival du Voyageur. unding is Student Admissions and Registration costs.

Norquay School
$2,000
The project will provide an opportunity for students to create and develop an understanding of traditional hoop dancing. Instruction will include the building of hoops, the tradition, the cutlure and the practice of hoop dancing, and students will learn hoop dancing echniques. A school-wide performance will complete the project. Funding is Artist's Fees/Guest Speaker, Fee for ervice/Performance, and Supplies not available in school.

Stanley Knowles School
$500
Students will learn about animals and legends from Northern Canada. The students will animate he characters through storytelling, puppetry and song, becoming storyteliers themselves. Les Contes du Nord is an interactive storytelling workshop for grades K-6 Francais, Immersion or Core French Programs. Flammeche Theatre uses storytelling and puppetry to create workshops, educational resources and shows. Funding is Artist's Fee/Guest Speaker.

Totals for Multi Cultural & Cultural Enrichment: $6,286

Arts Enrichment

Andrew Mynarski School
$950
The project will provide students with the experience to learn from professionals in the field of instrumental music. They will attend clinics offered by local instrumental musicians and will gain a deeper appreciation for music. Funding is Fee for Service/Performances.

Elmwood High School
$400
Students will participate in a variety of courses and develop skills to prepare hemselves for the production of a musical, The Little Mermaid. They will be exposed to dance, choir, drama, art graphic design, set design, and performance technology. Funding is Supplies not available in School, Equipment Rental/lnstruction.

Stanley Knowles School
$1,450
The project will assist students, through live threatre, to strengthen their atributes of empathy and analytical thinking and inspire innovation and creativity. Students will be exposed to live arts and the local Threatre for Young People, develop the skills to interpret and reflect. Students will have the opportunity to attend two productions of MPYP at school. Funding is Fee for Service/Performances.

Carpathia School
$375
Students will engage in literacy development and the writing process. Students will particiapte in the MYRCA (Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards), study Kevin Sands' book and visit Mr. Sands. Students will then engage in their own wiriting project. Funding is Artist's Fee/Guest Speaker.

Division-wide
$14,000
This project will provide a division-wide musical theatre experience that will feature students from grades 4 to 12 band, choir, dance, drama and visual arts from schools across the Division. The culmination of this experience will be a musical performance held at the Centennial Concert Hall, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Funding is Equipment Rental/lnstruction, Supplies not available in school. CHF Committee has approved this project as a Special Project "one-time". Funds are indicated in the Review of Project Report under the "Special Projects" category. Funds in the amount of $14,000 has been approved by the CHF Committee,

Totals for Arts Enrichment: $17,175

Outdoor Education

Luxton School
$1,000
Students will participate in a variety of outdoor education settings at both venues, participating in indoor and outdoor activities which will supplement their learning about native animals, plants, their adaptations to the winter iifecycle. Students will further their learning using both science and social studies curriculum and incorporating Indigenous perspectives on life. Funding is tudent Admissions and Registration.

Totals for Outdoor Education: $1,000

Special Student Activities

Champlain
$2, 000
The project will increase students' home reading participation. This year Champlain Schoof has taken a school-wide approach and has set a challenge to all students to take part in reading. As role models, staff have joined the challenge. Students are recognized as they meet their personal goals. Funding is supplies not available in school.

David Livingstone School
$375
The project will assist with providing "Yoga for Kids" to the students at David Livingstone School who have a wide range of developmental needs. The program uses a multisensory teaching technique that will improve fitness levels, and help with body awareness, stress management, self-regulation, and other needs. Funding is Fee for Service/Perfonnances.

King Edward School
$1,055
The project will promote mental health strategies, wellness, positive relationships, and self confidence in students. Through weekly lunches and community outings, students will develop mental health and wellness strategies to promote increased self-esteem and selfefficacy. Funding is Student Admissions/Registrations, supplies not available in school.

Kent Road School
$1,153
The project will provide students will skills to develop positive strategies in building relationships, problem solving, collaboration and team work. Students meet once a week to take part in activities, that include interactive and cooperative games, discussions, crafts and service learning projects. Funding is Supplies not available in school.

Lord Nelson School
$2,000
The project will provide physical education to students outside normal school programming, the opportunity to develop and practice skills in the sport of tennis, Students will also have an opportunity to learn team building skills and an opportunity to build positive relationships. Funding is Supplies not available in school, Equipment Rental and Instruction.

Niji Mahkwa School
$2,000
The project will enable students to increase their awareness and expand their knowledge of literacy works. Together students and parents will develop leadership skills, and students will continue to work with Elders and continue to build connections with the community, A homework club will continue in the "Learning Nest". Parents and guardians are encouraged to participate in their children's learning. Funding is Student Admissions/Registrations, Artists' Fees/Guest Speakers, Fee for Servjce/Perfomnances, Supplies not available in school, Film & Developing.

Woiseley School
$1,500
The project will enable Wolseley School to create and develop a Literacy Lab of levelled books for staff to draw from when implementing Literacy Groups, Guided Reading and Daily 5. Staff are focusing on the ELA Curriculum as well as enhancing the Tier 1 Reading and Writing Inten/entions. unding is Home Reading and Book Lending.

Totals for Special Student Activities: $10,083

Playground Field Improvement

Meadows West School
$3,990
The project will allow the school to hire a company and re-surface the basketball court. Currently the basketball court is unsafe. The Director of Buildings is involved with this project. Funding is Playstructure/Grounds/Field improvement. Funding is the quote of the project. The project has been approved by the CHF Committee under the deferred Playgound Improvement Projects Category.

Faraday School
$20,000
This project will provide a safe and comfortable outdoor environment area for students and the community, and will encourage physical activity. Funding is Playstructure/Ground/Field improvement projects. This project was originally submitted in January 2017 and derod to the October 10, 2017 CHF Committee Meeting. The CHF Committee has approved this project under deferred Playground Improvements Category. The CHF Committee has approved funds in the amount of $20,000. Funding is Playground Improvements.

Totals for Playground Field Improvements: $23,990

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