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06/22/17

Leadership for teacher leaders is key

Recently, a close friend and colleague reminded me of an axiom that had been fundamental to her thinking about professional learning communities and teacher leadership throughout her career. Namely, that one of the best sources of professional learning just happens… +Read More
06/21/17

Students Learn to Hug a Tree and Stay Safe

Hug a tree and stay in one place, stay warm, and tell someone where you’re going before you leave. Those were some of the main tips Grade 1 students at Caroline Robins Community School learned from Saskatoon Search and Rescue.… +Read More
06/20/17

Staff, programs slashed to deal with Regina Catholic School Board’s $1.5 million deficit

More to do and less to work with. That was the theme as the Regina Catholic School Board approved their 2017-18 budget Monday night in the wake of the provincial government’s $22-million funding cutbacks. The Regina Catholic School Division is… +Read More
06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
06/12/17

Horizon School Division to Construct New Head Office

In an effort to streamline resources the Horizon School Division is constructing a new head office in Humboldt. The $5.5 million dollar project will be constructed on the four acres of land the HSD owns near their current office and… +Read More
05/31/17

Public students ready to perform

For some Prince Albert public school students, playing music provides them an outlet from the rest of the world. Rachel Bear, a Grade 8 student at John Diefenbaker Public School, started playing the saxophone three years ago. What drew her… +Read More
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