Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) RSS News Feed en-us Kendal Netmaker visits MTMS On Thursday, January 10, 2019 students and staff had the privilege of welcoming entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Kendal Netmaker and his sister Kendra Weenie to MTMS. Kendal shared his inspiring story of success that began on a First Nations reservation as a child of a single mom of 4. When the odds of success were stacked against him, Kendal's grit and perseverance proved that no obstacle was too big to overcome. By re-shaping circumstances to accomplish his dreams, Kendal was able to... Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:46:00 -0600 Bringing Back the Buffalo Art Show Nine student artists recently had the opportunity to showcase their talents at the, first ever, Bringing Back the Buffalo Art Show. The show was held in Hill Tower II in downtown Regina on March 28. MTMS Artist in Residence, Lorne Kequahtooway joined the students, showcasing some of his own work and sharing his knowledge with show attendees. Kequahtooway and his team at Buffalo People Arts Institute have been working with MTMS students for the past two years, sharing traditional Buffalo... Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:30:00 -0600 A Few Days at MTMS The Kairos retreat for our 8th grade students was a moment in time to reflect and connect with each other and god. Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:57:00 -0600 Truth & Reconciliation On June 8th, 2017 students and staff within Regina Catholic Schools will embark on a journey towards truth reconciliation. This is a time of significant change as we journey to understand and acknowledge learning about the history of Residential schools. This date is marked as an annual event as Regina Catholic Schools make a solid commitment to meeting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. By taking this proactive approach we will be focused on learning Canada's... Mon, 29 May 2017 08:30:00 -0600 Tim Horton's Camp After a week at Tim Horton's camp, we look back and reflect on the amazing opportunity we had! Here are some of the moments that the students had this week, in their own words.I was Open to Growth when I first tried archery. I was scared on the inside at the start and then I was able to overcome my fear, which made it fun!-Tiondra I was my most genuine self when I was doing archery. I was able to focus on hitting the target and had no worries.- Heidi I was a leader at low... Mon, 08 May 2017 14:10:00 -0600 Tim Horton's Camp Our students are lucky enough to have an opportunity to travel to Tim Hortons Camp for a week! We will enrich our school year with outdoor activities and team building. The Tim Horton Childrens Ranch, opened in 1991, is spread out over 150 acres in beautiful Kananaskis Country, Alberta. Participants at the Ranch have the unique experience of living in the Canadian Rockies, and participating in horseback riding, rock climbing, white water rafting and more. Traditional camp activities... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:23:00 -0600 April Newsletter Check out what we have been up to lately!April Newsletter! Sat, 01 Apr 2017 10:27:00 -0600 February! Congratulations to the high school students for completing another semester of school! The many hours of studying have paid off!The MTMS Tower Garden Our tower garden is set up and ready to go! Some of the seeds have already germinated! A tower garden is a vertical, aeroponic growing system that allows us to grow up to 20 vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers in less than three square feet. We are excited to taste some of these vegetables very soon! Our... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:23:00 -0600 January So Far A lot has happened in the month of January! HEALING FOREST INITATIVE ~ MISSING MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN and CHILDREN: Our 7th grade students travelled to the University of Regina to network in community with other schools from Regina and surrounding area. Our students are making history and will be part of the larger story of Reconciliation and Healing.OHL HOCKEY: Our boys had their first practices last week! We look forward to cheering them on throughout the... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:21:00 -0600 Student Testimonials 2016 Student TestimonialsOur third group, of 8th grade students, shares their thoughtslooking back and looking forward. A collective of their reflections include what they have appreciated most and what they have done personally at MTMS that has made them and others happy. They have included obstacles that have been overcome and how they have given back to the community. They have articulated how they have lived out the Jesuit Principles and where they have noticed God's presence at... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:24:00 -0600 Campion Celebrates 100 Years Yesterday our students joined Campion College to celebrate their 100 years of operation. Our drumming group, Buffalo Boys started the celebration with an Honor Song. Many of the Campion Community members helped formed what we now call Mother Teresa Middle School. MTMS has a long way to go to accomplish the 100-year mark, but with the support and leadership of Campion College faculty and staff we have our eyes set for this achievement. Campion College was founded in 1917 as the... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:28:00 -0600 Thank You! Thank you to the Shelby, Lyndsay, Carla and their instructor Tina for your commitment to our students. These three ladies have been with us since September studying at the U of S to become nurses. They have helped with day to day operation as well as have led our students through health enhancing activities and programs. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:44:00 -0600 Busy Weeks! We have been very busy these past few weeks! Our Grade 8 class was involved in RCSDs first Positive Lifestyles conference. This conference focused on positivity and leadership.(Click the link above for more details.) Our football teams wrapped up their seasons this past week. Thank you to the coaches and athletes for being leaders on and off the field this year! Our students also were involved in Orange shirt day.On September 30, the City of Regina, along with many other... Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:48:00 -0600 Bringing Back The Buffalo The spirit of the buffalo runs through First Nations people. It's in our blood. Lorne Kequahtooway This past week our students were able to participate in the stretching, and scraping of a buffalo hide. Lorne Kequahtooway and his team taught and led our students through this complicated process. Every student had a chance to experience this traditional process and many expressed that it was something they had always been curious about, but never had a chance to do. Thank you to Lorne... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:36:00 -0600 Social Impact Bond Today Deputy Premier and Education Minister Don Morgan, in partnership with The Mosaic Company Foundation and Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS), announced details of the province's second Social Impact Bond, designed to improve school performance and graduation rates for children from economically disadvantaged homes.The Mosaic Company Foundation will provide $1 million over the next five years to MTMS in Regina, which in turn will use the funding to provide support for approximately 88... Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:17:00 -0600 Kinettes Charity Golf Classic Register Now!The Regina Queen City Kinettes welcomes you to the 1st Annual Charity Golf Classic in support of Mother Teresa Middle School! Come and join us for a fun-filled day of golf. All golfers are welcome, no experience necessary! You may enter as an individual to be placed on a team, or gather friends together and bring your favourite team!Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016, *Rain or Shine*Registration: 9:00amTee off: 10:00am 18 holes Shotgun StartLocation:... Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:16:00 -0600 Thank You Thank you to all of the people that made this another great year! Parents, guardians, volunteers, staff, mentors all played a vital role in the success of our students.We would also like to welcome Evan Whitestar to the MTMS team! Evan is going to be working with the Student Support team starting in the middle of July.Congratulations to Harmony and Curtis for finishing their Masters Degree! Our staff is always modelling lifelong learning! Important Summer Dates: July 10-15,... Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:33:00 -0600 Grade 8 Celebration On Saturday our grade 8s gathered together with their families, mentors and other community members to celebrate their time at MTMS. Thank you to all the people that made this day so special for the grade 8s. As Mr. G says, we pause today to celebrate but we must continue on our journey into high school. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:07:00 -0600 New Video Featuring Students and Parents Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) is providing life-changing education and opportunities for vulnerable youth. This video is a testament to the impact this incredible school is having on students as well as their families. Special thanks to the film and production team of Layton Burton, Stephen Hall, Jackie Dzuba and Jason Rister. Huge thanks as well to our awesome students, parents/grandparents and staff who participated. Mother Teresa Middle School serves highly motivated,... Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:40:00 -0600 Craft Reconciliation In response to Wab Kinews challenge, we have created a city to represent our vision of reconciliation. Thank you to St. Bonaventures College for partnering with us and sharing in conversations about reconciliation.Here are some of the thoughts from the students.If you look from above, you'll see a variety of different houses. The reason we have made a 'village' with houses that have different styles, is to represent diversity.Firstly, we have a church that my group member Cole... Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:52:00 -0600