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07/12/17

Early, ongoing severe stress can have lasting impact on a child’s brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for her and… +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
Anthony Muhammad
06/15/17

Muhammad carries the flag as cheerleader for creating healthy school culture setting

Given that his bread and butter on the speaking circuit is primarily about creating and maintaining a healthy school culture, it was hardly surprising that Anthony Muhammad came up with probably a dozen sound bites to emphasize the point during… +Read More
06/12/17

Saskatoon wins 65th straight track and field title

Saskatoon made it 65 district championships in a row on Saturday at the Saskatchewan high school provincial track and field championships. Host Saskatoon’s score of 1,926 points was well ahead of Horizon Central’s 1,318 points. Regina was just eight points… +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
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