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12/11/14

Prince Albert police hand out positive tickets

There are a lot of parallels between Prince Albert police and a group of students at Ecole St. Anne School. Both groups resolve conflict, wear uniforms when on duty, and are sometimes called “peacekeepers.” Members of the school’s Peacekeepers Program volunteer their time on the playground to resolve clashes before teachers need to step in. One of St. Anne’s teachers alerted police to the program, which fits perfectly with a new police initiative called “positive ticketing.” Officers issue tickets to... +Read More
12/11/14

Turkey Dinner at Westmount School

A number of local organizations came together to provide a turkey lunch for children in need. +Read More
11/26/14

Regina students shine a light on violence against women

Scott Collegiate students paint ‘Angels Corner’ bench as a symbol to break the cycle of violence Grade 10 students at Scott Collegiate unveiled a painted bench Tuesday called Angels Corner as a symbol of hope to break the cycle of violence against women. “It’s a place for reflection and it shines a light on those who have faced abuse,” explained Thomas Giles who took part in the class project. While the students designed and built the bench, they also listened... +Read More
11/07/14

We Day makes third stop in Saskatoon

Thousands of kids expected at SaskTel Centre “Every young person has the power to change the world.” That’s the message each and every year as We Day makes another stop in Saskatoon Friday. Since 2007, thousands of Canadians have attended We Day events across the country.  The day is filled with musical performances and speeches from global leaders and public figures. Each year students who want to attend have to take on one local and one global action to help... +Read More
09/03/14

Back to school dilemma: braids for boys

Like most seven-year olds, Quannah Duquette was a little nervous about his first day of school. But after just a few minutes, his mother Tasha Hubbard noticed that it might more than just the average jitters. “He got a look on his face and I knew there was a reason for it.” she said. “I said, ‘Is it because of your hair?’ And he said, ‘Yeah… I like my braids, they make me feel good but I’m just scared that I’m... +Read More
09/02/14

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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