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05/24/17

Wakaw School Wins Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge

Wakaw School was chosen as one of ten schools in Saskatchewan to receive funds through the Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge for 2017. The challenge which encourages initiatives aimed at improving student nutrition was started in 2006 by partners Mosaic… +Read More
05/19/17

Student Music Video Stands Up Against Interpersonal Violence

Grade 5 & 6 students from Battleford Central School & Bready School from Living Sky School Division No. 202 in the Battlefords are rising together to perform a choreographed dance to the song “Breaking The Chain” by Tena Clark Thursday,… +Read More
05/17/17

Professor calls for expanded funding for child mental health services

Signs of psychopathy can be observed in children as early as age three or four but that doesn’t mean they will develop into problem behaviours later in life, according to a University of Montreal professor. Sheilagh Hodgins studies the development of serious mental… +Read More
05/17/17

Student-led Green Ribbon walk promotes mental health awareness

The overcast day didn’t put a damper on the spirit of Jonas Samson Junior High’s Green Ribbon Walk. The event, run by the Stop the Stigma group at the school, helped raised funds and awareness for mental health. Over 50… +Read More
04/26/17

Child and youth advocate calls for better access to mental health care in remote communities

Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate is calling on the province to address a number of recommendations he says are “integral to a renewal of the child welfare system.” In his 2016 annual report tabled Tuesday in the Legislative Assembly, Corey… +Read More
04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
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