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05/12/17

Watch a Sask. grade schooler’s stop-animation plea to halt rising sea levels

A seventh-grade girl from a farm near Delisle, Sask. has won a runner-up prize in a worldwide video contest highlighting human population growth. Kate Wright’s video, entitled “Rising Sea Levels”, highlights how rapid climate change has caused sea levels to rise. It… +Read More
05/04/17

Buffalo, symbol of strength and perseverance, highlights new art at Regina cancer centre

A new art piece will be on display at the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina, courtesy of high school students from the Ochapowace First Nation. On Tuesday, a three-panel canvas piece was unveiled which was painted by the students. It depicts a… +Read More
04/21/17

‘It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., to… +Read More
04/18/17

Metis Nation calls accord with federal government ‘groundbreaking’

A Canada-Metis Nation accord signed in Ottawa has Metis leaders buoyed with a renewed sense of optimism. “It’s been a long, long struggle and of course we still have a long ways to go but it was a very significant milestone… +Read More
04/06/17

Regina schools end preschool programs due to provincial budget cuts

Public schools in Regina are closing the book on three preschool programs and making major changes due to provincial budget cuts. The board says the cuts are necessary because the province cut 2.5 per cent, or $5.7 million, in funding.… +Read More
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03/29/17

Helms opines that literacy and the arts are intertwined as part of curriculum

If some might be slightly bemused as to how the arts and literacy are closely interwoven in the education landscape–just don’t expect Kara Helms to be one of them. As the educational consultant for PreK-12 arts education and gifted education… +Read More
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