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07/24/17

Education committees putting more work on division staff: Prairie Spirit chair

The chair of the Prairie Spirit School Division says he has concerns about division staff being used to conduct committee work for the provincial government in addition to their duties for the division. Following the delivery of the March 22… +Read More
07/05/17

Sask. school divisions warn parents about risky social media game

The “Blue Whale Challenge” could be an urban legend, or it could be a deadly game. It’s allegedly a social media activity that puts people through a series of progressively risky tasks — the final being suicide. The game is on the radar of the RCMP, and… +Read More
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
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