The homeroom teacher teaches
the regular academic programs in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social
Studies, and Health . We do have specialized teachers in the areas of Music, Physical Education, Basic French, Art, Reading Recovery, Resource,
Guidance Counselling and a Educational Psychologist.
AEMYS offers a general music
program in Grades K-6, which includes a strong emphasis on movement, percussion
(Orff) and creativity as well as the basics of music.
Our band program is available for our grade 7-8 students. The band program takes place at Arborg Collegiate on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
program follows the Manitoba Curriculum and emphasizes movement, basic skills in
a variety of sports (in Middle Years), as well as the importance given to
participation by all , good sportsmanship and the appreciation of well being. A
sport program is offered for the Middle Years during noon hour as well as
volleyball, basketball, and badminton for Grade 7 and 8 students after school.
These teams take part in competition with schools within the Evergreen School
Division and other neighboring schools. In winter, a curling program is offered
for grade 4-8 students. In addition, our school offers Track and Field days and
hosts the Divisional Track meet in June of every year for the Middle Years
students. We also conduct a Track Club for Middle Years
specialist provides grades 5 to 8 students with French Language instruction with
a focus on oral language.
An Art Specialist provides grade
5 to 8 students with instruction exposing students to various techniques and
Teachers in the school provide help to the classroom teachers. The resource
program plays a key role in identifying and programming for children with
special learning needs. Presently there are many students monitored by the
resource program with several students on an Individualized Educational Plan.
focus of the counsellor will be on programs conducted in the classrooms on such
topics as bullying, anger management, peer pressure, character education and
many other topics on getting along with others. In addition small group
interventions in areas such as social skills , aggression, and family breakup
will be addressed. Individual counselling will occur as the need
grade early intervention program designed to accelerate the literacy development
of children who do not yet exhibit the early literacy skills required for
successful classroom experience. Each identified child participates in an
intensive daily 30 minute pull-out session, for 10 to 16 weeks, with a teacher
trained in Reading Recovery methodology. The program is based on the premise
that early intervention is most successful for the student.
schools have the support of a Home/School Liaison Worker, Speech Pathologist and
visiting physiotherapists that collaboratively work with teachers and parents in
providing essential supports to our student population.
EAL (English as an Additional
The EAL program assists students whose first
language is not English. The students are divided into peer and ability
groupings for Educational Assistant and Resource Teacher pull-out interventions.
The program focuses on language concept learning for the very early language
learners and English language grammar, reading & comprehension, English
language classroom support for assignments, as well as post teaching of in-class
assignments for the older students. Programming is planned through collaboration
and discussion between the designated EA and Resource Teacher.