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Reconciliation walk ‘should have always been happening’ to mark National Aboriginal Day

Wearing a full-length skirt as she drummed and sang, Teedly Linklater and her family led more than 2,000 people through downtown Saskatoon during the city’s second Rock Your Roots Walk… +Read More

‘We aren’t Indians’: Indigenous teens say words matter

Nineteen-year-old Kassidy Harper feels only one emotion when she hears the word “Indian.” “Anger,” Harper said. “We aren’t Indians.” The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, the Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre and… +Read More

Leadership for teacher leaders is key

Recently, a close friend and colleague reminded me of an axiom that had been fundamental to her thinking about professional learning communities and teacher leadership throughout her career. Namely, that… +Read More

Saskatoon Public Schools pulls from its reserves to balance its 2017-18 budget

Despite having to pull roughly $2 million from operating reserves to ensure current programming can continue, the Saskatoon Public School Division will hire the equivalent of 35.9 new staff members… +Read More

Souris School to close with build of new school

The board of trustees for Southeast Cornerstone School Division voted unanimously on Thursday to include Souris School with Haig and Queen Elizabeth schools, and will close the school once the… +Read More

Students Learn to Hug a Tree and Stay Safe

Hug a tree and stay in one place, stay warm, and tell someone where you’re going before you leave. Those were some of the main tips Grade 1 students at… +Read More
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