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After switching schools, transgender Halifax teen finds acceptance on football field

A transgender Halifax teenager who transferred high schools over bullying says he’s been warmly accepted on his new school’s football team. Kenny Cooley, a Grade 12 student at Halifax West High School, was initially nervous to put his name on the try-out list. “I was scared of what other people would think about me on the team and I felt like I wouldn’t fit in,” Cooley told CTV News Channel on Wednesday. “It took me about a good hour of... +Read More
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Education Minister visits classroom on Literacy Day

Literacy Day was celebrated at W.F. Ready School in Regina with a visit from Education Minister Don Morgan. Morgan, who is also the deputy premier, met with students and staff… +Read More

Welcome back for new school year

Aleta Hagan didn’t waste any time before reading the first book of the year to the shared Grade 1 class at Clavet Composite School as students returned for the first… +Read More
First Nations University

Summer camp aims to foster more Sask. Aboriginal entrepreneurs

A First Nations University summer camp is fostering the idea of entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth. The Eighth Annual Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship camp runs from Aug. 13 to 19, at the First Nations University… +Read More

Perrault excited by progress of conference

During a break in the Saskatchewan Business Teachers’ Association conference, President Connie Perrault had a few moments to catch her breath, but typically she was thinking of a dozen things. While she was basking in the success of the conference – and in particular the student final case competitions – she was already envisioning where this event can go in the future, as you might expect from the ubiquitous Perrault. This year’s case competition had attracted 84 students and 30... +Read More

Arcand Hopes Sharing His Past Will Help Pave the Way for Better Future

 REGINA – It wasn’t just his imposing physical stature that allowed Eugene Arcand to command the gymnasium full of students and teachers during the Waking Together: A Day of Education… +Read More
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