Transportation

Ministik School Hours of Operation:

The school day begins at 8:40 am and ends at 3:00 pm. The school yard is supervised from 8:30 am until 3:10 pm.

Parents/Guardians are asked to telephone the school office and speak to Daisy or Louisa before 2:30 pm for any changes to your child’s regular bus routine.

Parent Loop:

 

Ministik School 8:30am Drop-off and 3:00pm Pick-up Procedure:

—Parents will use the “parent loop” only

——parents can pull to the right (school side) and remain in their vehicles while children are dropped off or picked up

——OR parents can pull to the left (street side) to park, exit their vehicles and walk to pick up or drop off their children

—– Please be aware of children, adults and other vehicles in the area, drive carefully, and read the signs!—–

The Parent Loop is supervised from 8:30am-8:45am and from 3:00pm-3:10pm. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children for drop-offs or pick-ups between 8:45am and 3:00pm. Please continue to use the parent loop in those circumstances.

*Kindness, Honesty, Sharing and Strength are Cree values we strive for each day – we very much appreciate your cooperation and kindness as we work each day to keep our children safe. If you are unhappy or unfamiliar with the drop-off and pick-up process, please do NOT take it out our education staff. You may direct your concerns to the school principal or contact the school board office. Meegwetch.

Bus Transportation:

The school board (MFIDSAB) operates one “small bus” for off-reserve students in kindergarten to grade 2. Questions, comments, and suggestions should be directed to the school principal @ 705-658-4535.

The Moose Cree Education Authority operates local bus services for students in kindergarten to grade 6 living “on-reserve”.  Questions, comments, and suggestions should be directed to the MCEA @ 705-658-4726. Please see the link below for the MCEA bus schedule.

Thank-you for your cooperation.

IMPORTANT REMINDER! FOR THEIR SAFETY: PLEASE MEET YOUR CHILD(REN) AT THEIR BUS STOP.

Bus Cancellations:

If buses are cancelled, a post will be shared as soon as possible (usually before 7 am) on our school Facebook page:

Moose Factory Ministik School

In the event of a bus cancellation, the school will remain OPEN to staff and students.

However, Parents and Guardians are encouraged to use their parental discretion when making the decision to keep your children home or send them to school.

If you choose to send your kids to school, be sure to make transportation arrangements for your child(ren) to return home at the end of the school day (3:00 pm).

Please tell your kids how they are getting home, send a note with them, or call the school office @ 705-658-4535