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06/12/17

Agriculture in the Classroom Promotes the Understanding of Agriculture to Children

Agriculture in the Classroom provides children in schools in our community with curriculum-based, hands-on learning to help increase student’s awareness of agriculture. Sarah Shmyko, Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan says that they have several programs and activities… +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
06/09/17

Saskatchewan Sask. Teachers’ Federation concerned education property tax will flow into province’s general revenue fund

Government says tax revenue still directed toward education The president of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation believes it’s inaccurate to use the term “education property tax.” The model of education property tax distribution was changed with the 2017-18 provincial budget. Money collected… +Read More
06/01/17

Indspire Cross-Canada tour showcasing successful Aboriginal students makes stop in Saskatoon

A group of successful Aboriginal post-graduate students are hoping their stories of success will motivate other Indigenous youths. Three Youth Laureates of the Indigenous-led Indspire program are currently on a Cross Canada tour to promote Indigenous education. Indspire is a… +Read More
05/31/17

Saskatoon school divisions to cut some bus service for pre-K, K-8 students

Erin Richter-Pederson’s home-based daycare is two houses away from the new eligibility boundary for school bus service, which she had been using to send six children in her care to St. Angela School. As of the new school year, all six… +Read More
05/31/17

Quality of education untouched in latest Chinook School Division cost-saving decision

Chinook has made a programming decision to try and cope with a deficit in funding from the provincial budget. Fortunately for the teachers and students in the division, the cost-savings will not negatively factor into the quality of education provided.… +Read More
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