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07/07/17

Living Sky passes new budget despite difficulties

Living Sky School Division approved its new final amended budget at its last meeting, after a long decision-making process in deliberating on the budget for the next school year. The budget, as originally approved May 10, reflected $6 million in reductions… +Read More
06/30/17

Teacher Nancy Barr receives recognition from human rights groups

When Nancy Barr meets her new class of students for the first time each September she embarks on a building project. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, believes in the importance of constructing a community within her classroom and… +Read More
06/27/17

Launch of new resource to support cultural intervention in Francophone minority settings

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release today a new guide designed to inform and enhance cultural intervention in Canadian linguistic minority schools. This resource targets students aged 14 to 17, the prime time for adolescents as they to affirm… +Read More
06/27/17

Saskatoon Catholic Schools considering switch to 1 menu

Division recommends Complete Purchasing Services Inc. for 3-year contract. All Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools may soon be serving the same menu. The school board is considering moving to a centralized food system which would standardize snacks and meals. The division says the school-based nutrition… +Read More
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
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