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NASA scientist speaks to Regina students

Students in Regina were treated to a presentation on Thursday put on by NASA and the Regina Catholic School Board. NASA scientist William McKinnon spoke with Grade 6 and 9 students at O’Neill High School about space exploration and career opportunities. Students were also taught about NASA’s latest project, the New Horizons mission, where Pluto and it’s moons are being explored in depth. Grade 9 student Aemen Mohsin said the presentation inspired her to continue exploring career possibilities in science. “Being around so many people my age is encouraging me to do a... +Read More

Astronaut shares dreams with students

Suffice to say, if the teachers in the gymnasium at Silverspring School in Saskatoon for this presentation could bottle what David Saint-Jacques was selling, they wouldn’t ever have to worry… +Read More
Together We Teach and Learn Play

Together We Teach and Learn

Saskatchewan students are creative, curious, thoughtful people. This positive pronouncement about children and youth in schools today opens a new television and online commercial to begin airing in February 2016… +Read More
École Connaught Community School principal Christopher Keyes is shown alongside teacher Wybo Ottenbreit-Born.

Christopher Keyes asking for stories of inspiring teachers

Regina principal Christopher Keyes was recently interviewed by Sheila Coles on CBC Saskatchewan’s The Morning Edition about his YouTube video project “My Most Influential Teacher.” “Everyday I walk into schools… +Read More

Ecole Vickers Public School principal ‘honoured and humbled’ by music award

Ecole Vickers Public School principal, Darcy Sander thankfully had an inkling he’d be awarded the “Principals of Music Award” during the schools Christmas concert Tuesday night. He calls himself a man of few words. “I’m just humbled and honoured,” he said. “I’m just helping out a really good program. It’s pretty easy to support something that’s so strong…that is very near and dear to me.” The award celebrates “outstanding contributions to the music education community.” Four awards are given out... +Read More

Lakeridge School students step up for Saskatoon Food Bank

Students donate an estimated 4,500 items of food and clothing The Saskatoon Food Bank received a haul of an estimated 4,500 items of food and clothing thanks to the elementary students at Lakeridge School. The donations were collected during a five day donation blitz last week. “Because it’s the season of giving we wanted Lakeridge to give back,” said Faatema Syed during an interview with CBC Radio’s Saskatoon Morning. The Grade 8 student is part of the school’s Student Leadership Council which organized... +Read More
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