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Summer Student Job Opportunity with MPUE

May 23, 2016

Manitoba Parents for Ukrainian Education (MPUE) is seeking a student (who will be returning to school full time in the Fall) for the position of:

Community Liaison and Special Events Coordinator

Position requires student to have a valid drivers license and access to their own vehicle. Full job description can be downloaded here.

Full time hours over the summer for up to 9 weeks.

Apply with resume and cover letter to by Friday, June 3, 2016





MPUE announces the winners of the children's art contest in celebration of 125 years of Ukrainians in Canada!

We received over 130 wonderful and creative submissions based on the theme:

What have Ukrainians contributed to Canada in the past 125 years?

Category A- Colouring page: Ages 6 and under

1st Prize:  Maxym - 5 years old

2nd Prize: Josh - 6 years old

3rd Prize: Arianna - 5 years old



Category B - Create your own art

Ages 7 - 10

1st Prize:  Yuliya - 10 years old

2nd Prize: Evan - 8 years old

3rd Prize: Nicholas - 10 years old

Maxym -age 5


Category C - Create your own art

Age 11+

1st Prize:  Diana - 11 years old

2nd Prize: Lee - 11 years old

3rd Prize: Samantha - 11 years old

Yuliya - age 10





Diana - age 11

Thank you all for your entries! 


Sample entry - submitted by Yevgen P. - Gr. 7  H.C.Avery Middle School





Taras Shevchenko: 200th Celebration Through Art

Now available as a set of greeting cards

Perfect for a hand written thank-you or a letter to Baba!

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In 2014, as recognition and celebration of 200 years since Shevchenko’s birth, MPUE engaged 5 Artists to lead an art project that would span all grade levels throughout the 12 English Ukrainian Bilingual Program (EUBP) schools in Manitoba. Students worked under the guidance of the commissioned artists to collaborate and create a child’s interpretation of Taras Shevchenko’s significant contributions to Ukrainian cultural identity. The children were asked to base their images on the 3 different themes:

•  Kindergarten to Grade 2/3 - Taras Shevchenko's Birthplace

•  Grade 3 to 5/6 - An Illustration Based on Taras Shevchenko's Writings

•  Grade 6 to 8/9 - What Taras Shevchenko Stood For

The artist worked with the individual schools, students and teachers and expressed the work in the fabric based medium of their choice. It is our hope that this opportunity for artistic expression by the children has reinforced their understanding of Taras Shevchenko as an important influence on Ukrainian culture.

Oakbank Elementary and          Bernie Wolfe Community School

Springfield Middle School         Chief Peguis Junior High and   

                                                Springfield Heights School

R.F.Morrison School                       Happy Thought Middle School

H.C.Avery Middle School               East Selkirk Middle School   


Smith Jackson Middle School        Ralph Brown School

MacKenzie Middle School           



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