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06/23/17

P3 schools on budget and on schedule to open September 2017

Two years after construction crews broke ground, school divisions will soon have the keys to 18 new elementary schools across the province. In Regina on Monday, SaskBuilds and the Saskatchewan Masonry Institute, along with men and women from the industry,… +Read More
06/15/17

CAP organizers highlight importance of having such national events

Even though there was seemingly no shortage of folks making the trek between two nearby downtown Saskatoon hotels sporting lanyards indicating they were part of the Canadian Association of Principals conference, it was all relative. Whereas the last time this national conference was staged in Saskatoon in 2004 there were close to 1,000 delegates, this year’s event attracted less than 300. According to Carol Sarich and Wanda Spooner (both are Saskatoon principals and together with Patrick Mooney served as co-chairpersons... +Read More
06/14/17

Regina Public cuts programs, teachers to cover $9.5-million funding shortfall

The Regina Public School Board passed a consensus “tough” budget for the 2017-18 school year at its Tuesday evening meeting. The board will borrow just over $1 million from reserve funds and cut some staff and programs due to a… +Read More
06/08/17

Jumpstart after-school program has much to offer for kids

The new Jumpstart after-school program is now being offered in seven schools throughout Saskatoon. At each location, participating students in grades 4 to 7 gather for the program three times a week. The program provides sport and physical activity opportunities… +Read More
06/06/17

Exploring Treaty 4 through art proves to be nice fit

French immersion teachers Naomi Fortier-Fréçon and Leia Laing wanted to take their students beyond a classroom study of treaty education and explore the idea of treaty citizenship and the role of their generation in Treaty 4 territory now and in… +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
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