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Shot for supporting education, Malala finishes school

In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan. On Friday, Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai completed her schooling in… +Read More

Teacher Nancy Barr receives recognition from human rights groups

When Nancy Barr meets her new class of students for the first time each September she embarks on a building project. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, believes in… +Read More

‘This kid amazes me’: Saskatoon student set to travel with international award

Alex Fallon, board member for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Saskatchewan, summed up his opinion of award winner Harkirat Bhullar with four simple words. “This kid amazes me,”… +Read More

Olympic hopeful mentors Weyburn students

He’s been known to run 100 metres in just over 10 seconds. And Canadian sprinter Sam Effah, an Olympic hopeful, hasn’t wasted any time picking up school friends, either. The… +Read More

University of Saskatchewan to honour educator Earl Cook

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be paying tribute to Earl Cook, a northern indigenous leader and educator, during the 2017 spring convocation. Cook said attending the U… +Read More

Sask. girl first indigenous student to place in top three at national spelling bee

An eight-year-old Saskatoon student placed third at a national spelling bee in Toronto. McKenna Fineblanket, a Grade 3 student from Bishop Roborecki School, is from the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation.… +Read More
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