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09/17/14

Sask. gov’t ordered to provide $500K in additional funding to French school board

A judge has ordered the Saskatchewan government to provide an additional $500,000 in funding to the province’s French school board. The Conseil scolaire fransaskois had filed an injunction seeking $5.2 million from the government as an additional “operational subsidy” for the 2014-15 school year. Queen’s Bench Justice Brian Barrington-Foote noted that the amount the government has been ordered to pay will cover 40 per cent of the $1.26 million the CSF has said it needs to hire back staff. “It... +Read More
09/11/14

Celebrating 100 Years

The venerable Pleasant Hill Community School in Saskatoon (Saskatoon Public Schools) held its centenary celebrations on September 10 as current and former students gathered, as well as community members and dignitaries. The pre-K to 8 inner city school has an… +Read More
09/03/14

Back to school dilemma: braids for boys

Like most seven-year olds, Quannah Duquette was a little nervous about his first day of school. But after just a few minutes, his mother Tasha Hubbard noticed that it might more than just the average jitters. “He got a look on his face and I knew there was a reason for it.” she said. “I said, ‘Is it because of your hair?’ And he said, ‘Yeah… I like my braids, they make me feel good but I’m just scared that I’m... +Read More
09/02/14

A Safe Place for Everyone – Gay Straight Alliances in our schools

Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to providing healthy and respectful learning and working environments for our students and staff members. This video highlights Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in our schools. +Read More
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