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05/24/17

Catholic school division cuts aboriginal retention worker jobs

Twelve people received layoff notices on Tuesday as Saskatoon’s Catholic school division eliminated jobs for aboriginal student retention workers in the face of a $9.7 million budget shortfall. Facing growing student enrolment and a reduction in funding, school division officials recently called… +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
05/19/17

Student Music Video Stands Up Against Interpersonal Violence

Grade 5 & 6 students from Battleford Central School & Bready School from Living Sky School Division No. 202 in the Battlefords are rising together to perform a choreographed dance to the song “Breaking The Chain” by Tena Clark Thursday,… +Read More
05/18/17

More staffing changes coming to Saskatoon public schools in face of tight budget

The number of employees of Saskatoon’s public school division affected by a $11.5 million budget shortfall is growing. The school division has eliminated 10 educational assistant positions in community schools and 11.9 full-time-equivalent secretary support positions — affecting 18 employees — in… +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
05/12/17

Prairie South Grade 8 Students Off to the Races in Unique Designs

Challenge accepted! Over the past two weeks, a number of schools within the Prairie South School Division accepted a different kind of learning opportunity to further their understanding of boats in their science classes, tasked with the criteria to: Explore… +Read More
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