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Board of Education meeting recognizes teacher Nancy Barr

June 26, 2017
The contributions of teacher Nancy Barr were recognized during the evening's Celebrating Excellence segment. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, was honoured earlier this year by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Think Good Do Good organization as a teacher who embodies qualities of understanding, compassion and leadership in...
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Board of Education passes 2017-18 budget

June 20, 2017
​ The Saskatoon Board of Education passed its budget for the 2017-18 academic year at a meeting on Tuesday night. The budget includes expenses of $259.4 million, which is down $0.8 million over last year while opening four new elementary schools this September. Following a significant cut to operational funding from...
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Telemedia program highlighted during Board of Education meeting

June 08, 2017
For more than three decades Saskatoon Public Schools students have had the opportunity for hands-on learning in television production through the Telemedia program. The program for students in Grade 7 and 8 was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence segment of the June 6 meeting of the Board of Education. "Telemedia was...
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Students apply their learning to benefit the environment, watersheds

May 23, 2017
A proposal touting the benefits of low-flow toilets was a winning project for a trio of students from Greystone Heights School. Jinny Kim, Heather Grove, and Kassie Tan won the $1,000 top prize for their entry in the Caring for Our Watersheds Saskatchewan program presented by the Partners for the Saskatchewan...
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Aden Bowman, Greystone students using STEM skills to Solve for Tomorrow

May 16, 2017
Students from Aden Bowman Collegiate and Greystone Heights School are among the regional finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The challenge asks students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their communities and develop solutions using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Grade 8 students at Greystone...
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Students represent Canada at international science, engineering fair

May 15, 2017
Two students from Evan Hardy Collegiate were among only seven high school students chosen to represent Canada at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held May 14-19 in Los Angeles. Harkirat Bhullar and Melody Song were selected as members of Team Canada-ISEF by Youth Science Canada through a competitive...
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Michif language learning shared around the board table by students

May 15, 2017
The integration of the Michif language as part of the Métis Cultural Program located at Westmount Community School was the focus of the Celebrating Excellence segment of the Saskatoon Board of Education meeting held May 9. A group of students shared their learning with the board by singing a song in...
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Mason recognized for volunteer efforts at Mount Royal and in the community

May 09, 2017
Wendy Mason helped lead the cheers as a long-time coach of Mount Royal Collegiate's cheerleading team. But at the annual Silver Spoon Dinner on May 8 others led the cheers for Mason as the educational assistant at Mount Royal received the Sterling Award in recognition of her community volunteer efforts. "Wendy...
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Rossmo-Wiegers recognized for contributions to school libraries

May 08, 2017
Whether reading to students or sharing resources with teachers, Denise Rossmo-Wiegers is known as a teacher librarian who makes a difference in student learning and within the school. Rossmo-Wiegers was recently recognized with the Saskatchewan School Library Association's Connie Acton Award of Merit for her significant contributions to school library programs...
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High school musicals illustrate learning, teamwork, trustees told

April 27, 2017
Participation in arts education programs, both curricular and extra-curricular, play an integral role in the lives of many Saskatoon Public Schools students. The Celebrating Excellence segment during the April 11 Board of Education meeting illustrated how musical productions in the division's collegiates bring together students in a variety of roles and...
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Division staff receive Shield Award for their support of FIRE Cadet program

April 18, 2017
A spark of an idea that helped create a new program partnership between Saskatoon Public Schools and the Saskatoon Fire Department was recognized during the annual Badge, Shield, and Star Citizen Awards held April 12. Saskatoon Public Schools' staff members Dean Brooman and Diane Newton of Bedford Road Collegiate, Jeff Kenney...
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Literacy for Life conference will tell Saskatchewan Stories

April 05, 2017
The Saskatoon Public Schools' Literacy for Life conference will be telling Saskatchewan Stories and celebrating literacy with thousands of students, staff and community members during the annual event that runs May 1-5. Now in its 12th year, the goal of the Literacy for Life conference is to engage, encourage and inspire...
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High school transition program highlighted during board of education meeting

March 23, 2017
The Link Crew program at Walter Murray Collegiate was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Board of Education meeting held March 14. Link Crew is a high school transition program that assists Grade 9 students throughout the first year of high school. The program trains students in Grade 11...
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Child-care centre operators chosen for Saskatoon's new joint-use schools

March 21, 2017
Operators have been chosen for the child care centres that are part of Saskatoon's four joint-use school projects. Saskatoon Public Schools, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, made the selections from submissions by interested parties. There are 90-space early learning and care facilities located at...
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Outdoor School, HCAP and Media School applications due March 24

February 23, 2017
Three high school programs that provide a unique approach to student learning are accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. Outdoor School, Media School and the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program offer a learning experience in a collaborative environment while providing the opportunity for students to earn academic credits and work...
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First day of school for elementary, collegiate students is Sept. 5

February 22, 2017
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2017-18 school year immediately following the Labour Day weekend. The first day of school for all students will be Tuesday, Sept. 5. Elementary students will attend for the morning only on Sept. 5, while high school students will attend for the full day....
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Board of Education meeting highlights experience of Syrian students

January 31, 2017
​The response of W.P. Bate Community School in welcoming 65 Syrian refugee students in early 2016 was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Saskatoon Board of Education meeting on Jan. 17. Three Grade 6 students shared their experience of being in a new school and new country during the...
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Selection of childcare centre operators expected in March

January 18, 2017
​ Information on the operators of the childcare centres that will be are part of Saskatoon's four joint-use school projects is expected in March. Saskatoon Public Schools, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, has received submissions from parties interested in operating the 90-space early learning...
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French Immersion program to be offered at Dundonald School for Sept. 2017

January 12, 2017
​Increasing demand for French-language education will see a French Immersion program offered at Dundonald School beginning this fall. French Immersion enrolment across the school division has increased significantly during the past few years and to accommodate the demand Saskatoon Public Schools will be offering a new program at Dundonald for September...
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​Collegiate open house evenings help students prepare for high school

January 06, 2017
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors to Grade 8 students for information evenings during February. The open house events give students and parents the opportunity to visit the school or schools of their choice, learn about the programs and unique opportunities that each collegiate offers and find the right...
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Outstanding graduates recognized with Award of Excellence

January 05, 2017
​Prapti Patel and Shayna Uhryn are the co-winners of the 2016 Award of Excellence, presented by the Saskatoon Board of Education. The award is given annually to the student who best exemplifies the goals and values of Saskatoon Public Schools. Patel graduated from Marion M. Graham Collegiate with a 97.3 per...
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French-language educator recognized with Inspiring Teacher Award

December 21, 2016
​ A long-time Saskatoon Public Schools' educator has been recognized for her teaching and leadership in French language education. Lezlie Goudie-Cloutier, who retired in June 2016 after a 32-year career in education, received the 2016 Inspiring Teacher Award from Canadian Parents for French – Saskatchewan on Dec. 21. The award recognizes...
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​​Board of Education hears about success of Eye See Eye Learn Optometric Clinic

December 08, 2016
A unique partnership at Confederation Park Community School is helping to provide a clear vision for students, their learning success and the school community. Since opening in the fall of 2015, the Eye See Eye Learn Optometric Clinic located at the school has made a difference by providing better access to...
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Instrument donations can help students make beautiful music together

November 16, 2016
​ You can help elementary and high school band students make beautiful music. Saskatoon Public Schools gratefully accepts donations of gently used instruments for use in band programs in our elementary and secondary schools. The division's instrument library helps to make band accessible to all interested students. If you have a...
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Student registration process underway for new public schools

November 08, 2016
Registration is open for students planning to attend one of Saskatoon Public Schools' four new elementary schools during the 2017-18 school year. Sylvia Fedoruk School in the Evergreen neighbourhood, Ernest Lindner School in Hampton Village, Colette Bourgonje School in Rosewood and Chief Whitecap School in the Stonebridge community will welcome students and staff for...
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Board of Education takes office; Ray Morrison chosen as board chair

November 01, 2016
Three new trustees and seven returning members took the oath of office and Ray Morrison was selected to another term as board chair during the Saskatoon Board of Education's inaugural meeting held Nov. 1. New trustees Cameron Scott in Ward 4, Ross Tait in Ward 7 and Suzanne Zwarych in Ward...
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New Board of Education to be sworn in at inaugural meeting Nov. 1

October 27, 2016
The Saskatoon Board of Education will include three new trustees and seven returning members following the Oct. 26 election. Cameron Scott in Ward 4, Ross Tait in Ward 7 and Suzanne Zwarych in Ward 8 were elected to their first term on the board. Incumbents Vernon Linklater in Ward 2, Kathleen Brannen...
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Student enrolment reaches all-time high for school division

October 20, 2016
The number of students attending Saskatoon Public Schools reached a new high this fall, according to enrolment data presented to the Board of Education's Oct. 11 meeting Enrolment on Sept. 30, 2016, was 24,919 students, an overall increase of 896 students from the same time last year and a continuation of...
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iGen teacher Keri Albert receives national Me to We educator award

October 13, 2016
​ The Saskatoon Public Schools teacher who spearheaded the creation of the unique iGen intergenerational classroom at Sherbrooke Community Centre has received national recognition. Keri Albert, lead teacher of the iGen program, received a Me to We Award in the educator category during the We Day Family event in Toronto on...
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​Names chosen for four new public elementary schools

October 11, 2016
The Saskatoon Board of Education has chosen the names for the four new public elementary schools in Saskatoon. The names are: Sylvia Fedoruk School – new school in Evergreen Ernest Lindner School – new school in Hampton Village Colette Bourgonje School – new school in Rosewood Chief Whitecap School – new...
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Board of Education recognizes contributions of long-time chair W.B. Doyle

September 22, 2016
The dedication of the board room in memory of the longest-serving chair in Saskatoon Public Schools history was the Celebrating Excellence item during the Sept. 20 meeting of the Board of Education. William Benjamin Doyle served as a member of the Board of Education for 21 years beginning in 1920, including...
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All public schools to recognize Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

September 22, 2016
The Province of Saskatchewan has proclaimed September 30 as Orange Shirt Day — a day to honour the Indigenous children who survived residential schools and remember those who didn't. All Saskatoon public schools will be recognizing Orange Shirt Day. Students are encouraged to wear orange that day. There will be activities...
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Preparations underway to welcome students to new elementary schools

September 15, 2016
Preparations are underway to welcome students to four new Saskatoon Public Schools' elementary schools beginning in September 2017. Work on the joint-use school projects located in the Evergreen, Hampton Village, Rosewood and Stonebridge neighbourhoods reached the halfway mark in mid-September and the projects are on-schedule for early summer 2017 occupancy to...
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Board of Education hears about success of Tommy Douglas Collegiate Math Fair

September 07, 2016
An event that combined mathematics with student leadership and introduction to high school learning for future students was a big success at Tommy Douglas Collegiate. The Celebrating Excellence item for the Sept. 6 meeting of the board of education showcased the second annual Tommy Douglas Collegiate Math Fair held in June....
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Collegiate students begin classes on Thursday, Sept. 1

July 04, 2016
The first day of September will also the first day of school for all Saskatoon Public Schools students as they head back to classes on Thursday, Sept. 1. Collegiate students register on Sept. 1 and the regular, full-day class schedule begins the same day. Important dates for the 2016-17 school year...
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First day of school for all division students is Thursday, Sept. 1

July 04, 2016
The first day of September will also be the first day of school for all Saskatoon Public Schools students as they head back to classes on Thursday, Sept. 1. Elementary school students will attend for registration during the morning only on Sept. 1 and will be dismissed for the day at the...
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Budget maintains focus on students, learning priorities

June 29, 2016
The Saskatoon Board of Education passed its budget for the 2016-17 academic year at a public meeting June 29. The budget includes operating expenses of $260.2 million, which is up $7.7 million over last year. The upcoming budget continues support for the board’s two learning priorities, Literacy for Life and Collegiate...
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Board of Education meeting honours Westmount Kohkums

June 22, 2016
The work of a group of Kohkums (grandmothers) is making a difference at Westmount Community School. The Celebrating Excellence item during the Saskatoon Board of Education’s June 21 meeting recognized the Kokhum group for its contributions to the school. The group provides culturally responsive support for the school and plays an important...
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Division makes commitment to TRC's Calls to Action

June 21, 2016
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its Calls to Action after completing hearings into the effects of residential schools in Canada. Our duty to recognize and educate students about this difficult period in Canada’s history saw Saskatoon Public Schools engage in a collaborative consultation with a key groups within the...
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Nêhiyâwiwin Cree program celebrates 10th anniversary

June 20, 2016
The 10th anniversary of the Nêhiyâwiwin Cree Language and Culture program at Confederation Park Community School was celebrated June 17 with a number of special activities. The celebration, held just days before National Aboriginal Day, included dancing and a demonstration of new regalia. Students, staff, families, partners and program supporters were...
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Trustees hear budget offers a mixed bag for school division

June 13, 2016
The recent provincial budget was a mixed bag for Saskatoon Public Schools, according to preliminary information received by Saskatoon Board of Education trustees during their June 7 meeting. The division received funding for student enrollment growth during the year it takes place, as well as funds for students who have come...
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Training exercise planned for May 26 at City Park School

May 24, 2016
Saskatoon Public Schools will hold a training exercise at City Park School during the morning of Thursday, May 26.  The goal of the exercise is to test our emergency response plan for a school. The lessons we gain from the exercise will be useful at all of our 58 schools in...
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Board of Education meeting hears student success stories

May 19, 2016
Saskatoon Public Schools’ collegiate students who attended the recent provincial Skills Canada competition were recognized during the May 10 Board of Education meeting. A total of 36 students took part in the event, with nine winning a gold medal. The medal recipients have earned the right to participate in the national Skills Canada competition...
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Montessori program begins in September at City Park School

May 04, 2016
Saskatoon Public Schools will offer a Montessori program beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The decision to start the program, which will be located at City Park School, comes following several months of discussion and planning with Maria Montessori Preschool and Elementary (MMS), which currently offers a program for students age...
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Meetings to introduce communities to new schools, principals

May 03, 2016
Families whose students will attend four new public schools currently under construction as part of joint-use projects in the Evergreen, Hampton Village, Rosewood and Stonebridge neighbourhoods have the opportunity to learn more about what they can expect when the schools open their doors in the fall of 2017. Saskatoon Public Schools...
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Schools offer positive learning community, parent survey says

April 14, 2016
Parents of Saskatoon Public Schools’ students feel their children are being educated in schools that are safe, caring and create positive relationships, according to results of a parent survey presented during the April 12 meeting of the Board of Education. A telephone survey conducted during February and March shows at least...
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Literacy for Life conference inspiring event for students

April 12, 2016
Saskatoon Public Schools is set to celebrate literacy with students, staff and the entire community during the Literacy for Life conference that runs May 1-6. Now in its 11th year, the goal of Literacy for Life is to engage, encourage and inspire children, youth and adults. Each year, thousands of students...
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Brightwater Centre celebrating 25 years of learning in nature

April 07, 2016
The 2015-16 school year marks the 25th anniversary of the Brightwater Science and Environmental Centre, an opportunity for sustainable education that is unique to Saskatoon Public Schools.   Brightwater was founded and piloted in 1990 by innovative Saskatoon Public Schools’ educators who championed the value of educational experiences in nature for...
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Funds support physical literacy program for special needs students

March 21, 2016
Enriching the lives of all students through movement and quality physical education programs is one of the goals of Saskatoon Public Schools. For students in the Functional Life Skills (FLS) and Autism Support (AS) programs, a focus on functional skills also helps students become as independent as possible in their daily...
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School calendar approved for 2016-17; classes start Sept. 1

March 16, 2016
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will return to classes on the first day of September for the 2016-17 school year. The school year calendar was approved by the Board of Education during its meeting March 15. The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be...
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Charmaine Bellamy elected as new trustee for division's Ward 9

February 25, 2016
Voters elected Charmaine Bellamy as the new Saskatoon Public Schools’ trustee for Ward 9 in a byelection held Feb. 24.

Bellamy received 267 of the 737 votes cast in the ward, which includes the Wildwood, Lakeview, Lakeridge and Rosewood neighbourhoods in the city southeast corner.

Fatima Coovadia finished second in the seven-candidate field...
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Site plans unveiled for Saskatoon's joint-use school projects

February 22, 2016
The latest milestone in the construction of four new Saskatoon Publics Schools’ elementary schools came with the unveiling of the school site plans during an event held Feb. 22.   The plans for the four joint-use buildings in Saskatoon’s Evergreen, Hampton Village, Rosewood and Stonebridge neighbourhoods along with five other joint-use...
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EcoQuest, ScienceTrek and Let's Lead offer unique experiences

February 18, 2016
Three programs that give Grade 8 students an opportunity to engage in hand-on learning and unique out-of-classroom experiences are accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year. Each year, the ScienceTrek, EcoQuest and Let’s Lead—Nīkānētān programs bring together students from throughout Saskatoon Public Schools’ elementary schools to build diverse classroom communities that...
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Open house planned for HCAP, Media School and Outdoor School

February 18, 2016
Three unique Saskatoon Public Schools' programs that take a hands-on approach to learning are now accepting applications from high school students for the 2016-17 school year.

The Outdoor School, Media School and the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship programs offer a learning experience in a collaborative environment while providing the opportunity for students to...
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Collegiate open houses give students insight into high school

February 01, 2016
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors to Grade 8 students during a series of open house events being held during the first two weeks of February. Check out the unique programs and opportunities that our collegiates have to offer by reading our Collegiate Handbook and download a schedule of open house...
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App helps to connect parents to classroom, board trustees told

January 20, 2016
Parents of kindergarten students at Willowgrove School are receiving regular insight into their child’s school day with a little assistance from technology. Nicole Lemstra, who teaches 40 students in her two kindergarten classes, is using the Seesaw app to help increase the connection between home and school and engage families in...
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School division renews commitment to safer communities

January 13, 2016
​Saskatoon Public Schools has renewed its committment to building safer communities by joining with 18 other agency partners to re-sign the Saskatoon and Area Community Threat Assessment and Support Protocol (CTASP) during an event held Jan. 13. “It has been a privilege to play a role in the evolution of the...
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Mount Royal graduate receives division's Award of Excellence

January 05, 2016
Tanner Zekonic is the recipient of the 2015 Award of Excellence, presented by the Saskatoon Board of Education. The award is given annually to the student who best exemplifies the goals and values of Saskatoon Public Schools.   Zekonic, a graduate of Mount Royal Collegiate, had an average of 98.6 per...
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Webcams providing view of construction at four school sites

December 22, 2015
A view of the ongoing construction of four new Saskatoon Public Schools’ neighbourhood schools is now available online. High definition cameras are providing still photo video of work taking place on the new public elementary schools in the Evergreen, Hampton Village, Rosewood and Stonebridge neighbourhoods of Saskatoon. The Government of Saskatchewan,...
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Belinda Daniels only Canadian finalist for Global Teacher Prize

December 09, 2015
A Saskatoon Public Schools teacher has been named as a finalist for the 2016 Global Teacher Prize. Belinda Daniels, a teacher from Mount Royal Collegiate, is one of 50 teachers from around the world and the only Canadian teacher to be shortlisted for the prize. The winner of the Global Teacher...
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Kindergarten registration available for September start

December 02, 2015
Kindergarten is a special time and place in the life of a young child and Saskatoon Public Schools is dedicated to embracing every student in a safe and welcoming environment. Saskatoon Public Schools understands the importance of early learning and literacy. Our Kindergarten classes are small to encourage individualized education and...
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Math education highlighted at board of education meeting

December 01, 2015
Mathematics education was the topic of two presentations when the Saskatoon Public Schools' Board of Education met on November 24, 2015. Here are some of the meeting highlights:

• The meeting’s Celebrating Excellence portion was a presentation about “Crack the Code,” a community mathematics event organized by the Howard Coad School Community Council in...
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Centennial, Nutana receive awards for community efforts

November 17, 2015
Two Saskatoon Public Schools’ collegiates have been recognized for their philanthropic and volunteer commitment to local charitable organizations. Centennial Collegiate received the Youth in Philanthropy Award, while Nutana Collegiate received an Honoured Supporter Award during the 2015 National Philanthropy Day luncheon held Nov. 13.

Centennial Collegiate was recognized for its support of...
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Schools participate in Student First online anti-bullying forum

November 16, 2015
More than 3,000 Saskatoon Public Schools' students are joining thousands of other students from across the province on Tuesday for the 2015 Student First Anti-Bullying Online Forum.
The theme of the forum is Stand Up to Bullying: Activating the Bystander. The event is designed to foster responsible online behaviour and encourage...
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Innovative technology makes difference for students, board told

November 02, 2015
Saskatoon Public Schools' board members learned about the use of EagleEyes technology at John Dolan School during the board's Oct. 27 regular meeting. The innovative technology helps individuals with significant physical disabilities interact and learn by controlling a computer mouse with their eyes. Two systems were introduced to John Dolan in...
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Celebrating Each Student during Education Week

October 16, 2015
The spark of curiosity that inspires learning is sometimes nothing more than a wisp of vapour. For a group of student scientists at Evan Hardy Collegiate, a student puffing on an electronic cigarette was the inspiration that spurred hundreds of hours’ of research into the composition of e-cigarettes and resulted in...
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Saskatoon Public Schools enrolment tops 24,000 mark

October 07, 2015
Enrolment in Saskatoon Public Schools has topped 24,000 for the first time in the school division’s history, according to September enrolment figures.
The school division had a total enrolment of 24,029 students as of Sept. 30. That total includes 15,700 students enrolled in elementary programs and 8,329 students registered in the...
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Sod-turning marks construction start for four new schools

September 18, 2015
Construction is underway on four new Saskatoon Public Schools’ facilities that will serve the city’s growing suburban neighbourhoods. A sod-turning ceremony was held Sept. 11 at the site of the school planned for the Rosewood neighbourhood in the city’s southeast corner. In addition to Rosewood, new schools will be built in...
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Saskatoon Public Schools recognized for literacy commitment

September 17, 2015
A commitment to lifelong learning, literacy and community collaboration has earned Saskatoon Public Schools recognition in the form of the Community Builder Award presented by READ Saskatoon and the Kinsmen Club of Saskatoon.

“Our division is proud to partner with and support the work of READ Saskatoon in our community. We are...
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Mount Royal teacher named as outstanding Aboriginal educator

July 21, 2015
​A Saskatoon Public Schools’ teacher who says she was “born to be an educator, without a doubt” has received national recognition for her commitment to her students and Aboriginal education.

Belinda Daniels, who has taught Cree, Native Studies and History at Mount Royal Collegiate, is the recipient of the Outstanding Aboriginal Educator...
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Saskatoon Public Schools board approves budget

June 02, 2015
An increase in teaching staff to meet student needs and increased enrolment, new programs for learning and continued investment in a diverse range of opportunities for students are among the highlights of the Saskatoon Board of Education budget.
The board passed its budget for the 2015-16 academic year at a public...
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Saskatoon Public Schools, Whitecap FN building together

May 22, 2015
Saskatoon Public Schools and the Whitecap Dakota First Nation will continue to build on a successful partnership that is making a difference for students as well as families.   On Friday morning, the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) based at Mount Royal Collegiate marked the transfer of the fourth HCAP-constructed...
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Aden Bowman receives approval to offer IB program for Sept. 2015

April 28, 2015
​High school students in Saskatoon Public Schools have another opportunity to enrich their education with the launch of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Aden Bowman Collegiate.
Aden Bowman, which had been an IB candidate school, has received authorization to become an IB World School. The two-year IB Diploma Programme will be...
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Challenges remain after Sask. budget: school divisions

March 27, 2015
Saskatoon’s public and Catholic school divisions are welcoming the government’s increased financial commitment to elementary and secondary education announced in the March 18 provincial budget, but both divisions say challenges remain, including a lack of funding for enrolment growth.
“We appreciate that the province made education a priority in the budget and...
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Cameco Centre for Science and Math opens at Bedford Road

March 06, 2015
​ The Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation along with Cameco Corporation and Saskatoon Public Schools celebrated the official opening of the Cameco Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Bedford Road Collegiate on Friday morning, March 6.
Thanks to a $586,000 gift from Cameco to the Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation, the innovative...
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​Barry MacDougall chosen as next Director of Education

February 11, 2015
The Saskatoon Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry MacDougall to the position of Director of Education, effective August 1, 2015.  Mr. MacDougall is currently the Deputy Director of Education for Saskatoon Public Schools.
 “In addition to his proven leadership ability within Saskatoon Public Schools, Barry MacDougall brings...
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Students engaged, motivated by learning, survey results show

February 06, 2015
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools continue to feel positive and motivated about their school experience, according to the school division’s annual student perceptions survey. Student perceptions and ratings of their learning experience collected during the Inviting Student Voice: Tell Them From Me survey were slightly ahead of previous years and substantially...
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WMCI graduate recipient of 2014 Award of Excellence

December 23, 2014
​ Jingxuan Zhao is the winner of the 2014 Award of Excellence, presented by the Saskatoon Board of Education. The award is given annually to the student who best exemplifies the goals and values of Saskatoon Public Schools. Zhao graduated from Walter Murray Collegiate in June 2014 with a 98.7 per...
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Cameco funds Centre of Excellence in Science & Math

January 28, 2014
​ Bedford Road Collegiate will be the new home of the Cameco Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics. The creation of the centre has been made possible through a $585,000 donation from Cameco to the Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation. Opening in September 2014, the centre will foster students’ curiosity and...
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Former staff member leaves generous gift to school library

January 28, 2014
​ Wildwood School has received a more than $72,000 donation from Effie MacLean, a former Saskatoon Public Schools staff member. During a celebration held on Family Literacy Day, Principal Trudy Capes announced the donation to students, staff members and former colleagues of MacLean's. The donation will directly support the library at...
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Award of Excellence given to two outstanding graduates

December 23, 2013
​ Graham Coulter and Rui Song were announced as the co-winners of the Award of Excellence from the Saskatoon Board of Education. It is only the second time in the award's history that to winners were named. To view the full release, click here.

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Board of Education meeting recognizes teacher Nancy Barr

June 26, 2017
The contributions of teacher Nancy Barr were recognized during the evening's Celebrating Excellence segment. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, was honoured earlier this year by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Think Good Do Good organization as a teacher who embodies qualities of understanding, compassion and leadership in...
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Board of Education passes 2017-18 budget

June 20, 2017
​ The Saskatoon Board of Education passed its budget for the 2017-18 academic year at a meeting on Tuesday night. The budget includes expenses of $259.4 million, which is down $0.8 million over last year while opening four new elementary schools this September. Following a significant cut to operational funding from...
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Telemedia program highlighted during Board of Education meeting

June 08, 2017
For more than three decades Saskatoon Public Schools students have had the opportunity for hands-on learning in television production through the Telemedia program. The program for students in Grade 7 and 8 was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence segment of the June 6 meeting of the Board of Education. "Telemedia was...
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Students apply their learning to benefit the environment, watersheds

May 23, 2017
A proposal touting the benefits of low-flow toilets was a winning project for a trio of students from Greystone Heights School. Jinny Kim, Heather Grove, and Kassie Tan won the $1,000 top prize for their entry in the Caring for Our Watersheds Saskatchewan program presented by the Partners for the Saskatchewan...
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Aden Bowman, Greystone students using STEM skills to Solve for Tomorrow

May 16, 2017
Students from Aden Bowman Collegiate and Greystone Heights School are among the regional finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The challenge asks students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their communities and develop solutions using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Grade 8 students at Greystone...