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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
05/31/17

Saskatoon school divisions to cut some bus service for pre-K, K-8 students

Erin Richter-Pederson’s home-based daycare is two houses away from the new eligibility boundary for school bus service, which she had been using to send six children in her care to St. Angela School. As of the new school year, all six… +Read More
05/31/17

Quality of education untouched in latest Chinook School Division cost-saving decision

Chinook has made a programming decision to try and cope with a deficit in funding from the provincial budget. Fortunately for the teachers and students in the division, the cost-savings will not negatively factor into the quality of education provided.… +Read More
05/30/17

Rivier Catholic School to integrate operations with St.Mary

Citing dwindling enrollment and weighing cost considerations, Blessed Marie Rivier Catholic School will cease operations at their facility at the end of this academic year. “In order to address the programming needs of the students and provide educational opportunities…for all… +Read More
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