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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
05/23/17

Holy Trinity Pleased to Maintain Staffing Levels After “Difficult” Budget

“We were able to do it, we just don’t want to have to do it again.” Holy Trinity Catholic School Division (HTCSD) Director of Education Geri Hall is reflecting on what she calls a “difficult” budget process. In the recent… +Read More
05/18/17

Sask. government announce plans to appeal Catholic school funding ruling

The Government of Saskatchewan announced plans to appeal the Court of Queen’s Bench ruling on separate school funding. On April 20, a Queen’s Bench judge ruled that the province can no longer fund non-Catholic students attending a Catholic school. “After… +Read More
05/17/17

Student-led Green Ribbon walk promotes mental health awareness

The overcast day didn’t put a damper on the spirit of Jonas Samson Junior High’s Green Ribbon Walk. The event, run by the Stop the Stigma group at the school, helped raised funds and awareness for mental health. Over 50… +Read More
05/17/17

Cherkowski on mission to have more girls involved 
in STEM learning experiences to meet future needs

Armed with an abundance of statistical data, as you might expect from someone who teaches mathematics education at the post-secondary level and is the founder and CEO of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Learning Lab in Calgary, professor Gina… +Read More
05/15/17

Sask. girl first indigenous student to place in top three at national spelling bee

An eight-year-old Saskatoon student placed third at a national spelling bee in Toronto. McKenna Fineblanket, a Grade 3 student from Bishop Roborecki School, is from the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. She is the first indigenous student to place in the… +Read More
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