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Bruce Farrer, thank you for inspiring us | WestJet Above and Beyond Stories Play

Bruce Farrer, thank you for inspiring us | WestJet Above and Beyond Stories

For decades, high school teacher Bruce Farrer has been asking his students to write letters to their future selves. Twenty years later, he tracks down the students – wherever they… +Read More

Codie Prevost surprises charitable Martensville student

MARTENSVILLE, Sask. – It was a morning assembly that Maizie Bowkowy won’t soon forget. The 12-year-old founder of Doggy Naps, a business out of Martensville, Sask., was surprised by country music star Codie Prevost at Venture Heights elementary school. Prevost had been contacted by Bowkowy months ago when she requested to use his single “Someday” as part of her promotional video. Doggy Naps specializes in handmade dog beds sewn by Bowkowy and her family; for every three sold, they donate... +Read More
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World Teachers’ Day

It is inescapably ironic that too often teachers are seen as less than enamored with the dizzying pace of change they are confronted with on a regular basis. Yet in… +Read More

Sask. woman shows it’s never too late to learn

Lucinda Nielsen is showing the province that it is never too late to learn. The 79-year-old recently picked up her Grade 12 diploma and even a few awards. Nielsen’s story and achievements were front and centre Wednesday afternoon at St. Paul’s Hospital where it was announced that 13 organizations across Saskatchewan would receive $814,231 to support adult literacy programs and services. “It’s the best decision I have ever made. I went for nine and a half years and I’d do... +Read More

Campaign continues to focus on today’s classroom

Last spring the Federation released a multimedia campaign called A Day in the Life, which focused on the day-to-day realities of Saskatchewan teachers. Now as of today, the second series… +Read More
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A Safe Place for Everyone – Gay Straight Alliances in our schools

Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to providing healthy and respectful learning and working environments for our students and staff members. This video highlights Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in our schools. +Read More
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