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09/12/14

Campaign continues to focus on today’s classroom

Last spring the Federation released a multimedia campaign called A Day in the Life, which focused on the day-to-day realities of Saskatchewan teachers. Now as of today, the second series of the campaign has launched, which features even more personal… +Read More
09/11/14

Teacher’s blog connects with parents

It’s the second full week of classes and Tammy Boychuk has come to know her 24 students. And over the next several weeks, she’ll be getting to know most of their parents too. It’s a relationship that develops mostly online. Four years ago, the Grade 3 and 4 teacher at Greystone Heights School in Saskatoon became one of only a handful of teachers who created a blog that parents and students can access at any time. It includes everything from lesson... +Read More
09/10/14

Langenburg High School students could return next week after air quality scare

Officials are hopeful that classes will soon resume at Langenburg High School after the building was closed this week because of concerns over air quality. The Good Spirit School Division says air quality and mechanical engineering specialists have determined that the affected area of the school can be isolated. Work was expected to begin Tuesday to isolate the gym, theatre and south wing of the eastern Saskatchewan school. Air quality testing is scheduled to be conducted Thursday to determine if... +Read More
09/09/14

Poor air shuts down high school in Langenburg

Poor quality air has forced officials to close the high school in Langenburg, Sask., throwing the classes into turmoil just one week into the new school year. The doors were shut Friday afternoon and officials said the doors will remain closed for at least one week while experts examine the situation. According to officials, the high school has had problems before and the air quality issue has been blamed on a poor design. As well, heavy summer rains have added... +Read More
photo shows Breanne Collin discussing with her grade 1 and 2 students at Langham Elementary School
09/04/14

First day of school

In a scene that has been replicated throughout the province, school is back in for another year. According to Principal Laura Prefontaine, this has been a busier time than usual at the K-5 school as it has been the scene… +Read More
09/02/14

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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