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05/22/17

Schmaltz uses historical quotations to emphasize his commitment

In his initial address to councillors, recently named Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Randy Schmaltz evoked the words of such luminaries as Martin Luther King Jr. and Winston Churchill. Schmaltz pulled no punches in describing the serious challenges the teaching… +Read More
05/16/17

Student helium balloon project snaps Sask. class photo from edge of space

Teacher James Stone says his students’ “jaws hit the desk” when they saw their own faces looking back at them from the edge of space. The Grade 6 students from Cut Knife Elementary School had launched their class photo into… +Read More
05/15/17

‘I wanted to die’: Gender diverse teen talks self-harm and support after bullying

Jordyn Dyck didn’t want to live anymore after experiencing incessant bullying. “I wanted to die,” the 14-year-old said. “People didn’t like me, I guess, because of who I am.” In Grade 7, Jordyn came out to peers as transgender at school. Jordyn now identifies… +Read More
05/12/17

Watch a Sask. grade schooler’s stop-animation plea to halt rising sea levels

A seventh-grade girl from a farm near Delisle, Sask. has won a runner-up prize in a worldwide video contest highlighting human population growth. Kate Wright’s video, entitled “Rising Sea Levels”, highlights how rapid climate change has caused sea levels to rise. It… +Read More
05/12/17

Students invited to a different kind of PARTY

Motor vehicle accidents can have a huge impact, and not just on the victims. That was the message Safe Communities wanted to get across with the 13th annual Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) program on May… +Read More
05/12/17

Prairie South Grade 8 Students Off to the Races in Unique Designs

Challenge accepted! Over the past two weeks, a number of schools within the Prairie South School Division accepted a different kind of learning opportunity to further their understanding of boats in their science classes, tasked with the criteria to: Explore… +Read More
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