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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

Guidance counsellors working with students with specialized needs reassigned

Funding cuts to Saskatchewan’s education boards have teachers struggling to mitigate the impact on students, says the president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association. Jeff Perry said staff have had to be reassigned and program supports for students with… +Read More
05/23/17

Holy Trinity Pleased to Maintain Staffing Levels After “Difficult” Budget

“We were able to do it, we just don’t want to have to do it again.” Holy Trinity Catholic School Division (HTCSD) Director of Education Geri Hall is reflecting on what she calls a “difficult” budget process. In the recent… +Read More
05/18/17

Sask. government announce plans to appeal Catholic school funding ruling

The Government of Saskatchewan announced plans to appeal the Court of Queen’s Bench ruling on separate school funding. On April 20, a Queen’s Bench judge ruled that the province can no longer fund non-Catholic students attending a Catholic school. “After… +Read More
05/17/17

Student-led Green Ribbon walk promotes mental health awareness

The overcast day didn’t put a damper on the spirit of Jonas Samson Junior High’s Green Ribbon Walk. The event, run by the Stop the Stigma group at the school, helped raised funds and awareness for mental health. Over 50… +Read More
05/17/17

Parents start petition over changes to Regina Public School bus routes

An online Facebook group called ‘Regina Public School Board, bring our buses back,’ is gaining traction as the end of the school year approaches. Changes to the bus route mean students within a one-kilometre radius of a Regina public school… +Read More
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