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06/26/17

Saskatoon program turns long-term care home into Grade 6 classroom

Walking down the hallway of a long-term care home often triggers an urge to whisper for fear of a “shhhhh” from nurses. But that’s not the case at the Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon. Twenty-five Grade 6 students roam the… +Read More
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06/19/17

McDowell Board of Directors approves $80,000 in research funding projects

The end of the school year signals the start of seven new professionally led research projects funded by the McDowell Foundation. In late May, the Foundation board approved over $80,000 in new research money for the 2017-18 school year. The… +Read More
06/05/17

Letter of the Day: Don’t forget about Saskatchewan’s teachers

Recently there were budget cuts to education in the province of Saskatchewan. This not only impacts teachers’ salaries but also impacts the resources available for teachers. The budget cuts have created massive fear in the lives of not only teachers but everyone associated directly or indirectly with the whole educational system! Today I am speaking out in support of the teachers! People always talk about the importance of the education system impacting students. Having a focus specifically targeted with the... +Read More
05/30/17

Rivier Catholic School to integrate operations with St.Mary

Citing dwindling enrollment and weighing cost considerations, Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School will cease operations at their facility at the end of this academic year. “In order to address the programming needs of the students and provide educational opportunities…for all… +Read More
05/26/17

Young authors at G.F.K. published in provincial magazine

Gordon F. Kells students are thriving as published authors. Earlier this year a group of eight students in grades 7 and 8 were selected as finalists for the Polar Expressions Publishing poetry competition. Now three young authors: Morgan Robertson (Gr.… +Read More
05/26/17

Maze insists that partners need to work together to rewrite future

Not surprisingly, given the scrutiny that public education is seemingly under in the province lately, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze altered from protocol in his address to the Annual Meeting of Council. The fact that he shared the head… +Read More
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