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06/23/17

NDP says province not trying hard enough to close funding gap for First Nations students

The provincial NDP is calling on the premier to put more pressure on the federal government to end the funding gap for students in First Nations schools. They are funded at a rate about 40 per cent less than the… +Read More
06/21/17

Souris School to close with build of new school

The board of trustees for Southeast Cornerstone School Division voted unanimously on Thursday to include Souris School with Haig and Queen Elizabeth schools, and will close the school once the new elementary school is built and ready to open. The… +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
06/20/17

Staff, programs slashed to deal with Regina Catholic School Board’s $1.5 million deficit

More to do and less to work with. That was the theme as the Regina Catholic School Board approved their 2017-18 budget Monday night in the wake of the provincial government’s $22-million funding cutbacks. The Regina Catholic School Division is… +Read More
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06/14/17

Regier’s range of passions lead to tireless pursuits for her students

Admittedly I don’t have irrefutable proof on this and it hasn’t received international fanfare, but somehow Andrea Regier has managed to solve the age-old conundrum of how one finds more than 24 hours in a day. Based on a conversation… +Read More
05/31/17

Public students ready to perform

For some Prince Albert public school students, playing music provides them an outlet from the rest of the world. Rachel Bear, a Grade 8 student at John Diefenbaker Public School, started playing the saxophone three years ago. What drew her… +Read More
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