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06/27/17

Saskatoon Catholic Schools considering switch to 1 menu

Division recommends Complete Purchasing Services Inc. for 3-year contract. All Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools may soon be serving the same menu. The school board is considering moving to a centralized food system which would standardize snacks and meals. The division says the school-based nutrition… +Read More
06/26/17

Regina’s new Sacred Heart School highlights indigenous culture

The grand opening of Regina’s new Sacred Heart School started with a prayer from a priest and an elder. They blessed the school with holy water and sacred medicine. The vision is to maintain cultural and religious duality within the… +Read More
06/26/17

Saskatoon program turns long-term care home into Grade 6 classroom

Walking down the hallway of a long-term care home often triggers an urge to whisper for fear of a “shhhhh” from nurses. But that’s not the case at the Sherbrooke Community Centre in Saskatoon. Twenty-five Grade 6 students roam the… +Read More
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
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