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05/29/17

“Roots for Empathy” Preparing for Fall

It’s called “Roots of Empathy” and the program’s mission is to ‘build caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults’ and with this special program, they’ve made an impact in their first four years,… +Read More
05/26/17

Maze insists that partners need to work together to rewrite future

Not surprisingly, given the scrutiny that public education is seemingly under in the province lately, Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze altered from protocol in his address to the Annual Meeting of Council. The fact that he shared the head… +Read More
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
05/24/17

Wakaw School Wins Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge

Wakaw School was chosen as one of ten schools in Saskatchewan to receive funds through the Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge for 2017. The challenge which encourages initiatives aimed at improving student nutrition was started in 2006 by partners Mosaic… +Read More
05/24/17

Young states case for importance of having local boards

In her speech to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Saskatchewan School Boards Association Vice-President Aleana Young spoke of the importance of maintaining locally elected boards, while also underscoring the importance of maintaining the historic co-operation among education… +Read More
05/23/17

Olympic hopeful mentors Weyburn students

He’s been known to run 100 metres in just over 10 seconds. And Canadian sprinter Sam Effah, an Olympic hopeful, hasn’t wasted any time picking up school friends, either. The Calgary-born sprinter was in Weyburn this week, meeting face-to-face with… +Read More
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