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05/25/17

‘This kid amazes me’: Saskatoon student set to travel with international award

Alex Fallon, board member for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in Saskatchewan, summed up his opinion of award winner Harkirat Bhullar with four simple words. “This kid amazes me,” he said in a phone interview. The award, honouring a… +Read More
05/24/17

Young states case for importance of having local boards

In her speech to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Saskatchewan School Boards Association Vice-President Aleana Young spoke of the importance of maintaining locally elected boards, while also underscoring the importance of maintaining the historic co-operation among education… +Read More
05/23/17

Manitoba school’s powwow club teaches dance, culture, reconciliation

With music, regalia and a lot of fun, a powwow club in a school just outside Winnipeg is bringing reconciliation into the classroom. The West St. Paul School club is only in its second year but student involvement has nearly doubled and… +Read More
05/23/17

School welcomes ‘Lucky’ goose

He’s one lucky duck or rather, goose. A teacher’s aid at East Central School rescued a goose egg that would later become a class pet. The aid’s dog almost made a snack of the unborn baby goose, but she managed… +Read More
05/23/17

Olympic hopeful mentors Weyburn students

He’s been known to run 100 metres in just over 10 seconds. And Canadian sprinter Sam Effah, an Olympic hopeful, hasn’t wasted any time picking up school friends, either. The Calgary-born sprinter was in Weyburn this week, meeting face-to-face with… +Read More
05/23/17

Currie says providing education can’t be just about dollars and cents

Rob Currie wasted little time in attempting to make a connection with those attending the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council by alluding to his three-plus decades in the education sector, including his tenure as a classroom teacher, administrator… +Read More
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