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Students use new Light of Christ logo for Christmas crafts

The Light of Christ Catholic School Division has introduced a new logo this year. Cory Rideout, Director of Education had a part in designing the new, simpler symbolism in the logo. The new logo colors are blue and green, which… +Read More

Schools in Saskatoon’s Willowgrove neighbourhood delayed

Public board chair says original Jan. 5, 2015 date was “optimistic” Parents in Saskatoon’s Willowgrove neighbourhood must now wait until at least February for two new schools to open. The schools are a joint venture project between the public and separate school boards. The schools were supposed to be ready to take students on Jan. 5, 2015. But that’s getting pushed back. “We’ve been waiting for this for so long and just to hear that there’s going to be another delay again, there was... +Read More

Learning to adapt: The Moose Jaw Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program is helping newcomers to the country adapt to the North American school system.

In Moose Jaw, there are over 300 english as an additional language students in the Prairie South School Division, and they’ve partnered up with the SWIS program to help accommodate the student’s transition. Other partners involved in the SWIS program include the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council, Holy Trinity Catholic School Division and Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Nov. 20, the partners signed an agreement to formalize their partnership so that the program can continue to grow. The SWIS program was first... +Read More

Saskatoon Public Schools help parents, teachers talk to kids about shooting

Information sheet addresses issues of anxiety, media consumption Saskatoon Public Schools is helping teachers and parents answer students’ questions following yesterday’s shooting on Parliament Hill. Teachers have been given a document to hand out to parents with suggestions on how to explain tragedies that children see on television or online. It deals with issues such as student anxiety and media consumption. “We often get calls from parents, ‘how do I explain some of these things to our children?’ So this... +Read More
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School staff liaisons important link in sharing information with colleagues

It is ironic that among the labyrinth of ways in which the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation tries to maintain contact with its 13,000 members throughout the province, the school staff liaisons are often the least recognized for their efforts. Yet as… +Read More

A Safe Place for Everyone – Gay Straight Alliances in our schools

Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to providing healthy and respectful learning and working environments for our students and staff members. This video highlights Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in our schools. +Read More
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