Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 22, 2021

Swan Valley
School Division

Executive Summary of the
November 22, 2021
Board Meeting

Submitted by:
Cameron Mateika,

1. The Board reviewed the Bowsman School fiber optic break situation.
2. Mandatory Covid Testing numbers were assessed by the Board. The Board was informed of Covid case numbers within our schools.
3. Northern Lights Institute of Trades and Technology Activities were considered.
4. An update on the Teacher Idea Fund was discussed.
5. The Manitoba Public Health initiative to vaccinate/test 12-18 year old students involved with sports and intramurals was considered.
6. Vaccination of 5-11 year-old children and the implications for SVSD schools was reviewed.
7. The Board extended congratulations to the Girls’ Volleyball Team and Coaches on winning the Zone Championship.
8. Congratulations was also extended to the SVRSS Tigers Football Team and Coaches for winning the Provincial Championship.


Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the Division Office Board Room on November 22, 2021, commencing at 7:00 p.m. (unapproved)
The following were present:

Chair: G. Wowchuk
Vice-Chair: W. Schaffer

D. Burghart (remote)
K. Highmoor
V. Rooks

Superintendent: C. Mateika
Secretary-Treasurer: B. Rausch
Absent: L. Evans, K. Riehl


R1 W. Schaffer, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Minutes of the regular meeting of November 8, 2021, be adopted.

R2 V. Rooks, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Report on the TD Canada Trust Credit Card, 8.2, be received, and the credit limit be increased as outlined.

R3 K. Highmoor, D. Burghart:
THAT the Board move to In-Camera.

R4 D. Burghart, V. Rooks:
THAT the Board move out of In-Camera.

R5 W. Schaffer, K. Highmoor:
THAT the Staffing Reports of the Superintendent/CEO, 7.2 and 16.2.1, be ratified.

R6 W. Schaffer, D. Burghart:
THAT the Superintendent’s Verbal Report, 16.2.4, be received, and the recommendation to extend the term IT position to June 30, 2022, as an addition to the 2021/22 Budget, be approved.

R7 K. Highmoor, V. Rooks: THAT we do now adjourn at 9:35 p.m.