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Livestream of Grad Ceremonies

June 24, 2024
‚Äč ‚ÄčTune in LIVE to the 2024 collegiate graduation ceremonies at Merlis Belsher Place.

Aden Bowman - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 10 AM
ABC Livestream‚Äč

Centennial - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 2 PM
CC Livestream

Marion Graham - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 6 PM
MGC Livestream

Evan Hardy - Wednesday, June 26, beginning at...

Saskatoon Board of Education Approves Budget Estimate at Final Board Meeting for 2023-24 School Year

June 19, 2024
June 19, 2024 ‚Äč
The Saskatoon Board of Education held its final meeting for the 2023-24 school year yesterday (June 18). The agenda included the review and approval of the Saskatoon Public Schools' budget estimate for the 2024-25 school year.
The March 2024 provincial budget allocated Saskatoon Public Schools...

SPS welcomes first members of newly established Indigenous Advisory Committee

June 18, 2024
June 18, 2024 
Saskatoon Public Schools is pleased to welcome the inaugural members of its newly established Indigenous Advisory Committee. Members of the committee will act as advisors to Trustees, working to ensure the voices, perspectives, and interests of Indigenous peoples are integrated into the practices, policies, and initiatives of...

Job Action Update: Work-to-rule Sanctions Lifted

June 14, 2024
‚Äč ‚ÄčWe have been informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that the provincewide work-to-rule sanction will cease today, June 14, 2024, at 4 p.m. This means that beginning Monday, June 17, all normal school functions‚ÄĒincluding noon hour supervision and extracurricular activities‚ÄĒwill resume. All elementary schools will cease operating on a condensed...

Family Matters: $20M Reached for Literacy Initiatives

June 10, 2024
An ambitious campaign to raise $20-million with Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation Early Learning Equal Start campaign has been reached. The initiative aims to keep literacy targets on track for Grade 3 students and increase high school graduation numbers.
Watch video.

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City Wide IB/AP Art Show

June 03, 2024
On June 2, students in the Advanced Placement program and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme held the opening reception for their year-end art show, which is showing at the Frances Morrison Gallery until June 16, 2024. We hope to see you there!

Global Family Matters: First Nations, Inuit and Métis Unit

May 29, 2024
‚ÄčWant to learn more about Saskatoon Public Schools' First Nations, Inuit and M‚Äč√©tis Unit? Watch this video.

Global Family Matters: School and Extracurricular Sports

May 15, 2024
Want to learn more about extracurricular activities in high school? Watch‚Äč this Global Family Matters segment, where two students, Zach and Ryan, talk about their positive experience with extracurricular sports at Walter Murray Collegiate.‚Äč
Click here to watch.


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Budget 2024-25

April 26, 2024
On March 20, the provincial government released its 2024-25 budget. While the school division's operating funding has increased by 7.7% for 2024-25, this increase will not come close to addressing the significant increase in student need.
Click here to learn more.‚Äč
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Global Family Matters: FLEX at Estey School

April 25, 2024
Principal Mark Peterson discusses ‚Äčthe Flexible Schedule Blended Learning (FLEX) program at Estey School, including ‚Äčthe many partners of the program.
Click here to watch.

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Registration Open for Summer School

April 16, 2024
Saskatoon Public Schools is pleased to announce that registration for Summer School is now open.  This year, summer school will take place at Walter Murray Collegiate from July 3 to 30, 2024.‚Äč
‚ÄčEarn a high school credit in just one month at Summer School.
To learn more and register, click...

Job Action Update: Regular classes and transportation will resume Monday, April 15

April 12, 2024
On April 12, 2024, we were informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that they will be suspending provincewide withdrawal of all voluntary professional responsibilities effective April 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. This means that on Monday, April 15, 2024, all normal school functions‚ÄĒincluding before and after school supervision, noon hour...

Global Family Matters: SPSF Receives Community Builder Award

April 11, 2024
On March 27, Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation (SPSF) won the Community Builder Award at the NSBA Business Builder Awards Gala. The Community Builder Award is awarded to the NSBA Business that demonstrates a clear commitment to operating in a philanthropic and empathetic manner in the community.
Watch the video.

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Job Action Update: Withdrawal of All Voluntary Professional Services Until Further Notice

April 06, 2024
On April 5, 2024, we were informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing all voluntary professional services until further notice. This includes a restricted workday and withdrawal of noon hour supervision, extracurricular activities and other voluntary services.‚Äč
Restricted Workday Teachers will continue to provide supervision...

Job Action Update: Week of March 25-29, 2024

March 22, 2024
‚Äč‚ÄčWe were informed today that the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) will be withdrawing support for extracurricular activities from Monday, March 25 to Thursday, March 28, 2024. This includes any extracurricular activities that take place before school, during lunch hour, after school and in the evening.‚Äč
Just a reminder that there...

Job action overview for March 18-22, 2024

March 18, 2024
‚ÄčWe were informed today that the Saskatchewan Teachers‚Äô Federation (STF) will be withdrawing the services of all teachers in the province for the entire day on Wednesday, March 20 and withdrawing support for extracurricular activities on Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22, 2024. The following is a day-by-day overview of...

Global Family Matters: Language and Learning Preschool at Lawson Heights

March 14, 2024
‚Äč‚ÄčT h e Language Learning Preschool at Lawson Heights School is an incredible program that supports three- and four-year-olds who are deaf or hard of hearing. The p‚Äčrogram is actively seeking referrals for preschoolers with hearing impairments for 2024-25. ‚Äč
Watch the video here.

Learn about the Language Learning Preschoo...

Noon Supervision Withdrawn Thursday, March 14, 2024

March 11, 2024
‚ÄčWe were informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing noon supervision at all schools in Saskatoon on Thursday, March 14, 2024.  ‚Äč
As a result of the withdrawal of noon supervision on Thursday, the school division cannot ensure the safety of students during lunch because...

Extracurricular Activities Withdrawn Monday, March 11 to Wednesday, March 13, 2024

March 08, 2024
We were informed March 8, 2024 that the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) will be withdrawing support for extracurricular activities across the province from Monday, March 11 to Wednesday, March 13, 2024. This includes any extra-curricular activities that take place before school, during the lunch hour, after school and in the evening.‚Äč...

No noon supervision on Friday, March 8, 2024

March 06, 2024
We were informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers‚Äô Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing noon supervision ‚Äčat all schools in Saskatoon on Friday, March 8, 2024.  As a result of the withdrawal of noon supervision on Friday, the school division cannot ensure the safety of students during lunch because teachers will...

Bus and Taxi Services Resume Wednesday, March 6, 2024

March 05, 2024
Busing and taxi service for elementary schools will resume on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.‚Äč
Bus services Please note that the city's road conditions and the large amounts of snow are still impacting bus routes: The large amounts of snow, especially in residential areas, may mean that some pick-up/drop-off locations will...

Classes Resume Tuesday, March 5, 2024

March 04, 2024
‚ÄčClasses will resume at all elementary and secondary Saskatoon Public Schools, on Tuesday, March 5, 2024.
Please note that the city's road conditions are still impacting bus routes. There will be no bus or taxi services available to transport students to or from schools on Tuesday. ‚Äč
Our facilities staff...

No school on Monday, March 4, 2024

March 03, 2024
‚ÄčDue to the severe winter storm, Saskatoon Public Schools is cancelling all in-person classes at collegiates on Monday, March 4, 2024.
Collegiate students were scheduled to attend class Monday, while it was a previously scheduled professional development day for elementary schools. There is no school for elementary students.
The decision to...

Extracurricular activities are cancelled for Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6, 2024

March 01, 2024
‚ÄčThe Saskatchewan Teachers‚Äô Federation (STF) has announced the withdrawal of support for extra-curricular activities at all schools across the province on Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6, 2024. 
As a result, the school division has cancelled all extra-curricular activities for Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6, 2024.  This means the following activities...

Global Family Matters: Media School at Evan Hardy Collegiate

February 29, 2024
Want to learn about Media School? Check out this Global Family Matters video and hear what the teacher and students have to say about the program.
You can also learn more about the program ‚Äčhere‚Äč.‚Äč

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Job Action Update: Noon Supervision and Extracurricular Activities Withdrawn Monday, February 26

February 23, 2024
‚ÄčOn February 23, 2024, we were informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing noon supervision and support for extracurricular activities at all schools in Saskatoon on Monday, February 26, 2024.
As a result of the withdrawal of noon supervision on Monday, the school division cannot...

Global Family Matters: Vision Support Program

February 15, 2024
‚ÄčWant to learn more about Saskatoon Public Schools' vision support program? Click here to watch a short segment about the program on Family Matters.
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Job Action Update: Noon Supervision Withdrawn Friday, February 16

February 14, 2024
We were informed on February 13, 2024, by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing noon supervision at all schools on Friday, February 16, 2024. ‚ÄĮ ‚ÄĮ‚Äč
As a result of the withdrawal of noon supervision on Friday, the school division cannot ensure the safety of students during...

Job Action Update: STF Job Action for Thursday, February 8 Cancelled

February 07, 2024
‚ÄčPlease be advised that STF has cancelled job action for Thursday, February 8, 2024. All schools and buses will return to their regular schedules. Lunch supervision will be available tomorrow. ‚Äč Please note the following information for collegiates: For students at  Aden Bowman, Estey, Mount Royal, Nutana and Walter Murray collegiates...

Job Action Update: Noon Supervision Withdrawn Thursday, February 8

February 05, 2024
We were informed today by the Saskatchewan Te‚Äčachers' Federation (STF) that teachers will be withdrawing noon supervision at all schools on Thursday, February 8, 2024.  ‚Äč
As a result of the withdrawal of noon supervision on Thursday, the school division cannot ensure the safety of students during lunch because teachers...

Job Action Update: No School Wednesday, February 7

February 04, 2024
The Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) will be withdrawing the services of all teachers in Saskatoon on Wednesday, February 7, 202‚Äč4. All classes, transportation (busing and taxi), before and‚Äč after school programs and extra-curricular activities in Saskatoon Public Schools will be cancelled. Students should not attend school on Wednesday.
Any kindergarten or...

Global Family Matters: The Importance of Collegiate Open Houses

February 01, 2024
Why is it important to attend not just one but two or more collegiate open houses? Find out! Watch‚Äč Global Family Matters to hear from ‚ÄčSarah Nahachewsky, vice principal at Evan Hardy Collegiate, and ‚ÄčKevin McNarland, acting principal at Walter Murray Collegiate.
‚Äč Click here to get the dates and times for collegiate open houses...

Global Family Matters: Kindergarten Open Houses at Saskatoon Public Schools

January 23, 2024
Kindergarten open houses are underway at Saskatoon Public Schools. Watch the video‚Äč to learn more or click here‚Äč to learn about kindergarten, including the school programs available and open house dates and times.

Job Action Update

January 18, 2024
‚Äč We were informed today that the Saskatchewan Teachers‚Äô Federation (STF) will be withdrawing the services of all teachers in the province for the entire day on Monday, January 22, 2024.
As a result of this one-day strike, all classes, transportation (busing and taxi), before and after school programs and...

Job Action Update

January 11, 2024

We were informed today that the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) will be withdrawing the services of all teachers in the province for the entire day on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
As a result of this one-day strike, all classes, transportation (busing and taxi), before and after school programs and...

Global Family Matters: Exploring French Immersion Programs

January 08, 2024
Mirissa Dimnik, French immersion consultant at Saskatoon Public Schools, talks about the numerous benefits of enrolling students in French immersion.

To watch the video, click here.



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Find Your Place: Transitioning to Grade 9

January 04, 2024

Are you a Grade 8 student transitioning to Grade 9? If so, we have a section on our website just for you! ‚Äč
On the Find Your Place web page, you'll find: A video to help you find your place A list of our secondary schools A collegiate handbook...

Global Family Matters: Elevate Athletic Camps at Saskatoon Public Schools

December 21, 2023
Learn how students at Saskatoon Public Schools are getting active through Elevate Athletic Camps.‚Äč The camps provide low-cost opportunities for youth in lower-income neighbourhoods to elevate their sport skills by working with knowledgeable coaches in a supportive and fun environment. ‚Äč

Click here to watch a video.

Click 
here to read a...

C4 Basketball Tournament at Centennial Collegiate This Weekend

December 07, 2023
‚Äč I f you're looking to catch some awesome basketball action this weekend Centennial Collegiate is the place to be! We're so proud of our students, staff and volunteers at Centennial Collegiate for making this event a great fundraiser for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital! Go Chargers! Watch the video here.‚Äč

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Winter Collegiate Theatre Productions

December 01, 2023
It's time to raise the curtain on another theatre season! This year, our schools are putting on a mix of classic and new theatre productions. Click here to view the image.

Global Family Matters: SPS Job Fair and Other Events

November 23, 2023
‚ÄčMelissa Tate, assistant manager human resources, and Heather Saunders, employee relations manager, talk about the many events, including a job fair, Saskatoon Public Schools is hosting in the coming months. ‚Äč
Watch the vi‚Äčdeo.
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Global Family Matters: Literacy for Middle Years

November 09, 2023
Jackie Hansen from Wildwood School has some awesome advice and options for parents looking to get their middle years kids more interested in reading and literacy. Hint? Graphic novels are a great way to learn!‚Äč

WATCH ‚Äč
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New Board Chair Elected

November 07, 2023
‚ÄčThe Board of Education has a new board chair. Ward 4 Trustee Kim Stranden has been elected as board chair for Saskatoon Public Schools for the 2023-2024 academic year. Stranden was elected to the position by her fellow trustees at today‚Äôs inaugural board meeting.‚Äč Read more here.

Global Family Matters: Improving Reading Skills at Home

October 26, 2023
‚ÄčLooking to help your little one with their reading skills but not sure where to start? Sonika Bonli, vice-principal at Mayfair School shares some easy ways to improve reading and literacy at home.‚Äč Watch the video here.‚Äč


Global Family Matters: The Importance of Teacher-Parent-Student Conferences and Edsby

October 13, 2023
‚ÄčLearn more about Saskatoon Public Schools engages families through teacher-parent-student conferences and why Edsby is an important school communication tool. Click to watch.



Student Citizenship Awards Accepting Applications Until May 15, 2024

October 12, 2023
‚ÄčPublic Schools of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce another year of awards to recognize public school student groups or classes that support citizenship or character building within their schools or communities.

To apply for a Student Citizenship Award, click here.‚Äč

Note: The deadline to apply has been extended to May 15,...

German Exchange Program Accepting Applications

October 03, 2023
‚ÄčInterested in participating in a German ‚Äčexchange? Don't miss out! 
The exchange is open to all Saskatoon Public School students in grades 10 and 11. There are two exchanges available: 
A six-week exchange  for grades 10 and 11 students who are interested in experiencing life and culture in a German home and school....

Family Matters: Impact of Attendance on Student Academics

September 14, 2023
Student attendance is very important to learning and social development. Sherry McConnell with SPS breaks down some strategies to help parents and students make it to school consistently and on time. Watch video.


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Family Matters: Preparing Kids to Go Back to School

August 31, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools director of education Shane Skjerven joins Global reporter Chantal Wagner to offer advice to parents and caregivers if their children are feeling anxious or nervous heading back to school.

Watch the video.

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Student Transit Passes Now Available

August 29, 2023
As the new school year begins, Saskatoon Transit is excited to welcome back students and provide a convenient and eco-friendly public transportation option to make daily travel easier. Students looking to utilize transit service in the fall can now access their high school pass in the TGo app or Transit app...

Japanese Exchange Program Accepting Applications

August 25, 2023
Interested in participating in a Japanese exchange? Don't miss out! The deadline to apply is September 22, 2023. ‚Äč
The exchange is open to all Saskatoon Public School students in  g rades 10, 11 and 12 .  It will take place in 2024 over the Easter holidays for 14 days in...

You Are Invited!

August 24, 2023
Join the Vision Support Services department for a screening of their educational spotlight film, Vision Support in Saskatoon Public Schools , at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at Robert Hinitt Castle Theatre, 1904 Clarence Ave S, Saskatoon. 
Click here to watch the event invitation video.


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Early Registration

August 22, 2023
Families can register their children early for the 2023-24 school year online (at any time) or in-person at SPS central office (310-21st Street East, Saskatoon) on the following dates: August 14-17 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  August 18 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.  August 21-25 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
On Thursday,...

N√™hiy√Ęwiwin Cree Language and Culture Program

August 17, 2023
Learn about the ‚Äč N√™hiy√Ęwiwin Cree Language and Culture program at w√Ęhk√īhtowin‚Äč School‚Äč‚Äč on this video with Global News.

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Newcomer Student Centre Supports Students and Families

August 03, 2023
‚ÄčGlobal News interviews Travis Homenuk, ‚ÄčEnglish as an Additional Language (EAL) consultant, about how new immigrants to Saskatoon can register with Saskatoon Public Schools. The Newcomer Student Centre re-opens on August 9, 2023. 
To watch the video, click here.
To learn about the Newcomer Student Centre, click
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Family Matters: Engaging Parents at Home and School

July 20, 2023
‚ÄčGlobal News talks to principal Shanna Strueby and parents, Cara Morgan and Ashley Williams, at Prince Philip School about the benefits of being engaged. Click here‚Äč to watch the video.
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Powwow Celebrates Indigenous Culture at Saskatoon Public Schools

July 06, 2023
Global News reports on a powwow that was held at Mount Royal Collegiate as a celebration for graduates. Watch the video.



Improving Reading Levels at Camp Brain Power: Family Matters

June 22, 2023
Watch this video to learn ‚Äčabout Camp Brain Power, ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äča wonderful opportunity for Saskatoon Public Schools‚Äô students to explore literacy, movement, engagement and well-being activities during the summer.
For more information and to register, visit the SPS Foundation website or email [email protected].‚Äč‚Äč ‚Äč

Government of Saskatchewan Congratulates Grads

June 16, 2023
G‚Äčraduating from Grade twelve is a momentous milestone in a student's life. The Government of Saskatchewan has shared a video from the Honourable Dustin Duncan, Minister of Education, to recognize and congratulate the Class of 2023 for their hard work and determination. Watch the video‚Äč.


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Board Chair Colleen MacPherson Receives Public Education Advocacy Award

June 08, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools is excited to announce that board chair Colleen MacPherson is receiving the 2023 Public Education Advocacy Award from the Canadian Teachers‚Äô Federation. The award will be presented to Colleen at the Canadian Teachers‚Äô Federation annual general meeting in July in Ottawa. 
Since becoming a school board trustee...

interSTELLAR Program Receives Student Citizenship Award

June 07, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools is proud to announce that the interSTELLAR program has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Public Schools of Saskatchewan Student Citizenship Award. Congratulations to  Montgomery School and its students!
Montgomery school students accepted the award on Friday, June 2 in Regina. The award comes with...

June is Pride month!

June 01, 2023
Pride month gives us an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate our own understanding of gender and sexual diversity and to demonstrate our values of Safe, Caring and Accepting school environments for all. For many years, Saskatoon Public Schools staff and students have celebrated Pride month in various thoughtful ways. We...

Kindergarten Expansion at Saskatoon Public Schools

May 31, 2023
‚Äč‚ÄčSaskatoon Public Schools offers a variety of kindergarten programs and schedules, including full-day, everyday kindergarten in 25 schools with support from Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation.
Learn more here. Watch a video.
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Recommendations for Current Air Quality in Saskatoon

May 17, 2023
Due to the current Air Quality Health Index in Saskatoon, the following is recommended:  Communicate with students and staff that they should avoid strenuous activities outdoors.  Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors, especially if individuals experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation. 
You may choose to continue with an outdoor...

Students Take Part in Hack-a-Toy Event at Montgomery School

May 11, 2023
‚ÄčStudents involved in Saskatoon Public Schools' interSTELLAR program put their STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematical) skills to use in Montgomery Schools Hack-a-Toy event. Watch the video.


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Honouring Our Graduates Powwow

May 10, 2023
‚ÄčMount Royal Collegiate is proud to host the Honouring Our Graduates Powwow on June 1, 2023. Everyone is welcome! If you are a dancer or drum group, please register here.

Michif Language Camp

May 09, 2023
‚ÄčGreater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Saskatoon Public Schools and Central Urban M√©tis Federation Inc. are hosting the 2nd annual language immersion camp at the historical site and M√©tis homeland of Batoch√©.
Click here to register.

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Greystone Heights Presents Road Allowance Kitten

May 03, 2023
‚ÄčCome see Road Allowance Kitten on May 9, 2023 at Greystone Heights School. Based on a true story, the play features the history of the Road Allowance M√©tis and their forced removal from their humble, but beloved, homes on the road allowance.

Bedford Road Celebrates 100th Anniversary

May 01, 2023
Congratulations to Bedford Road Collegiate as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023! 
The school will be hosting a celebration for alumni and former teachers from June 30 to July 2, 2023. 
For more information, to register and donate to our alumni scholarship program, visit our website.  

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Tommy Douglas Collegiate Presents Mamma Mia!

May 01, 2023
Come see Mamma Mia at Tommy Douglas Collegiate from May 10 to 13, 2023.
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FLEX Programming at Saskatoon Public Schools

March 30, 2023
Global News reports on FLEX programming at Saskatoon Public Schools and how it allows students to receive their education while participating in athletics or the arts. Watch the video.


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Eliminating Racism in Saskatoon Public Schools: Family Matters

March 16, 2023
In this video, Anti-Racist Anti-Oppressive Educational Consultant Cheryl Ermine explains why it is important to discuss racism in schools and how Saskatoon Public Schools is supporting anti-racism education. March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racism.


Summer School Course Selection Survey

February 16, 2023
Interested in going to summer school? If so, we want to hear from you! 
Let us know which courses you are interested in taking this summer by filling out this quick survey. It will take less than five minutes to complete. The survey will remain open from February 16 to...

Register for the Digital SAT

February 16, 2023
Did you know? Evan Hardy Collegiate is a testing centre for the College Board‚Äôs digital SAT, a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. 
If you plan on studying in the United States after graduation, we encourage you to check the admission requirements of the post-secondary school(s) you...

Celebrating Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week in Family Matters

February 16, 2023
‚ÄčStudents Finn Friesen, Grade 5 at Greystone Heights, and Natalie Walde, Grade 12 at Walter Murray, tell us what they appreciate most about their teachers and staff. Watch the video.



Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

February 13, 2023
During the week of February 12 to 18, 2023, Saskatoon Public Schools is celebrating our champions of learning, both in and out of the classroom. 

Being a champion of learning means supporting education, educators and students. This can be accomplished in many different ways, by many different professions within Saskatoon Public...

Pink Shirt Day

February 08, 2023
The Ministry of Education has declared February 15, 2023, as Pink Shirt Day. 
Pink Shirt Day takes a stand against bullying and supports students in developing healthy and respectful relationships. It is also a time to celebrate and honour diversity within our school communities. 
Saskatoon Public Schools believes in...

Collegiate Open Houses

February 03, 2023
‚Äč Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors to Grade 8 students and their parents and guardians, beginning on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.  For more information about our collegiates and unique programs, click here.

Helping Students Deal With Mental Health and Anxiety: Family Matters

January 19, 2023
‚ÄčSaskatoon Public Schools Learning Supports Coordinator Tyler Bergen says students' mental health and well-being are important to ensure success in the classroom. Watch video.


Family Literacy Week

January 17, 2023
January 23 to 29, 2023 is Family Literacy Week! Join the Saskatchewan Literacy Network and Saskatchewan Family Literacy Hubs (FLHs) as we Celebrate your Heritage/C√©l√©brez votre h√©ritage‚ÄĚ (the 2023 theme). 
Family Literacy Day is Friday, January 27, 2023. To showcase some of the rich heritage of our province, the anchor book chosen by Saskatchewan...

Statement of Support ‚Äď Star Blanket Cree Nation

January 12, 2023
‚ÄčSaskatoon Public Schools recognizes that today was a very difficult day for the people of Star Blanket Cree Nation and those around the province and country with families, relations and connections in the community.
While the investigation at Star Blanket Cree Nation continues, much is still unknown. However, the intergenerational...

Kindergarten Open Houses

January 05, 2023
‚ÄčBrunskill School Principal Dean Swan talks about Saskatoon Public Schools' kindergarten open houses, running from January 16 to February 3, 2023. To learn more, watch the video or visit the website.

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Grade 12 Student Art Show

January 04, 2023
‚Äč Come out and see artwork from Grade 12 students from around Saskatoon! The show runs from January 16 to 27, 2023 at the Snelgrove Gallery on the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) campus. 
There will be a reception open to the publi c on January 20 from 5-7 p.m. At this...

Arts education at Saskatoon Public Schools: Family Matters

December 08, 2022
‚ÄčArts Education Consultant  Tracy Johnson talks about how students taking arts education do better in school and all areas of life. Watch the video.

Montessori classes at City Park School: Family Matters

November 25, 2022
‚ÄčCity Park Principal Jonelle Ulrich talks about the differences between Montessori classrooms and learning in a regular classroom in this video.

Marking Remembrance Day at Saskatoon Public Schools: Family Matters

November 10, 2022
‚ÄčPrincipal Ian Wilson at Hugh Cairns School  talks about the meaning and importance of Remembrance Day in this video.


Remembrance Day

November 10, 2022
‚ÄčSchools are closed Friday, November 11 in recognition of Remembrance Day. No school on Monday, November 14 for kindergarten to Grade 8 only.


Financial Literacy Month

November 02, 2022
Want to learn more about financial literacy? Check out one of the following webinars for middle years and secondary students. 

Cautious Consumerism with Credit Counselling Society Learn about fraud, scams and identify theft. Appropriate for middle years and secondary classes . A class viewing guide is available.

Date: November 8,...

Mental Health and Student Well-being: Family Matters

November 02, 2022
Safe, caring and accepting schools consultant Jill Flath looks at the ways Saskatoon Public Schools supports students' mental health and well-being in this Family Matters video .


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Positive Practices for Well-Being-A Safe, Caring and Accepting Schools Presentation for Parents and Caregivers

October 14, 2022
‚ÄčSaskatoon Public Schools' Safe, Caring and Accepting Schools is hosting an in-person presentation on Tuesday October 25, 2022, 7-8:30pm at Centennial Collegiate, 160 Nelson Road. This presentation is for parents and caregivers on positive and supportive practices for student and family well-being and is open to all parents/caregivers of students in...

Mustang Volley Tournament Celebrates 35th Anniversary

October 14, 2022
‚ÄčMustang Volley is back! Come watch 24 teams compete in Saskatchewan's premier high school volleyball tournament October 20-22, 2022. Make sure to catch the Spike Contest on Friday at noon!
Game Schedule
Thursday, October 20 Tournament opens at 3:45 p.m. with drum group and national anthems. Games run from 4:00...

Support Student Learning as a Full-time, Part-time or Substitute Educational Assistant

August 11, 2022
Saskatoon Public Schools has an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate about supporting the school-day experience of students with intensive needs. 
Educational assistant positions within Saskatoon Public Schools are well suited to individuals who are looking for opportunities to support the delivery of educational programming and work closely with...

Elementary, high schools prepare to welcome back students

July 13, 2022
‚Äč Students in Saskatoon Public Schools' elementary schools and collegiates begin the 2022-23 school year on Thursday, Sept. 1. Many elementary schools will welcome back kindergarten to Grade 8 students with a staggered start schedule to support a smooth return to classes. Additional information about school-specific operations for back to school will...

Student art will adorn Saskatoon Transit buses this summer

June 23, 2022
Art created by students from √Čcole Alvin Buckwold and Lakeridge schools will be on the go all summer long. The two pieces of art will appear on the side of Saskatoon Transit buses after being selected as part of a student art contest open to Grade 3 and Grade 7 students across...

Online classroom bridged the gap for students with individual needs

June 16, 2022
"Are you ready to do a bit of work?" resource teacher Lana Abercrombie asks the student whose face is on her computer screen. The one-on-one virtual session is one of several half-hour periods Abercrombie spends with students each day as they learn, connect, and talk about their lives as part of...

Princess Alexandra closing ceremony celebrates community, looks to future

June 14, 2022
For Seraphine Sammy, the closing ceremony for Princess Alexandra Community School came with lots of memories.
"I am a parent, and I went to this school when I was in elementary and graduated from here. My kids came here and graduated from here and I have three nieces who come here...

Agreement supports collaboration land-based learning in Meewasin Valley

June 09, 2022
A long-standing relationship relating to land-based education has led the Meewasin Valley Authority, Saskatoon Public Schools (SPS) and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS) to create a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to reinforce and enhance this relationship and to further support intentional and strategic collaboration. The MOU establishes a working group with...

Board of Education approves 2022-23 budget

June 08, 2022
The Saskatoon Board of Education has approved its operating budget for the upcoming academic year, with expenditures of $297 million, an increase of $9.3 million over last year.
Provincial government operating funding for the school division increased 2.1 per cent ($5.2 million) for the year, which mainly covers the provincially negotiated...

Students share Indigenous learning through Wanuskewin exhibit

June 06, 2022
An experience that gave students the opportunity to unlearn and relearn the living history of Indigenous peoples is now sharing that learning with the wider community.
Reclaiming Heritage; A Good Life miyo-pimatisiwin, Wińćoni kiŇč de waste is a pre-contact literacy and art project that offered Grade 7-8 students from the N√™hiyaw√™win...

Project provides access to bikes, cycling education for elementary students

May 18, 2022
More Saskatoon Public Schools' students will experience the excitement of riding a bike thanks to the support of both community organizations and other students. As part of the division's Move to Grow initiative, a classroom set of 30 bicycles contributed by Bridge City Bike Co-op will be available to elementary classes...

Princess Alexandra School to close at end of school year

May 11, 2022
As plans progress for the new centrally located school, Princess Alexandra School will be closing at the end of June.  The site of Princess Alexandra School in Riversdale was previously chosen by the board as the location for the division‚Äôs next school. Referred to as the City Centre Project until it...

School-year calendar finalized for 2022-23; first day of classes Sept. 1

May 09, 2022
All Saskatoon Public Schools' students will begin the school year on Thursday, Sept. 1, according to the 2022-23 school year calendar.
The calendar represents a total of 184 instructional days for elementary students and 181 days for collegiate students, with 950 hours of instruction for both. The calendar has been finalized with...

Many school community councils holding annual meetings

May 05, 2022
Saskatoon Public Schools' school community councils (SCC) hold annual meetings to elect representatives for the 2022-23 school year.  Annual meetings are held in either the spring or fall of the school year.
The SCC acts in an advisory role to the school, the Board of Education and other agencies and organizations. The...

Indigenous Ensemble welcoming students after pandemic absence

May 03, 2022
The opportunity to share Indigenous culture through song and dance is returning after being sidelined for two years.
The Indigenous Ensemble, a division-wide extracurricular program designed to support youth through involvement in music, song, dance, storytelling, and traditional arts, will be reinvigorated for the remainder of the school year in preparation...

Community partnerships highlighted for Board of Education

April 28, 2022
The contributions to students and learning made possible by partnership organizations were shared with trustees during the April 10 meeting of the Saskatoon Board of Education.
The school division's Partners 2021-22 document highlights the community connections that enhance academic excellence, character, engagement, and well-being. Building partnerships within the wider community allows...

Pleasant Hill, Greystone Heights students receive Living in Harmony Awards

March 30, 2022
Messages that shared a belief in anti-racism and diversity have earned two groups of Saskatoon Public Schools' students recognition through the City of Saskatoon's Living In Harmony awards.
Three students from Pleasant Hill School ‚ÄĒ Travis Bird, Brooklyn Dreger, and Geordie Laliberte ‚ÄĒ received the award for Best Elementary Submission for...

Programs offer unique learning for high school students

March 15, 2022
Specialized high school programs that offer unique and hands-on learning experiences are inviting students to explore their opportunities for the 2022-23 school year.
Outdoor School, Media School, and the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) provide Grade 11 students (plus Grade 12 for HCAP) with the chance to join other students from collegiates across...

Schools welcome kindergarten registration for September

March 14, 2022
Kindergarten is a special time and place in the life of a young child and Saskatoon Public Schools is dedicated to welcoming every student to a safe and caring environment. All neighbourhood schools are accepting kindergarten registration for classes beginning this fall. If your child will be five years old by...

Elementary programs offer unique experiences to students

February 28, 2022
Five programs that offer Saskatoon Public Schools' elementary students specialized learning experiences are accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year.
Four Grade 8 programs ‚ÄĒ Creative Action, Ecoquest, ScienceTrek and Let's Lead-NńękńĀnńďtńĀn ‚ÄĒ along with the iGen program for Grade 6 engage students in learning opportunities filled with unique, hands-on experiences. The programs are...

Montessori program expanding to Lakeridge School beginning September 2022

February 28, 2022
The Montessori program is growing at Saskatoon Public Schools. Starting in the 2022-23 school year, Lakeridge School will be the new home of a Montessori program for kindergarten to Grade 3 students. Lakeridge School will become dual stream ‚Äď offering the regular K-8 school program parallel to the new Montessori program...

Schools hosting virtual kindergarten information nights in March

January 19, 2022
Kindergarten is a special time and place in the life of a young child and Saskatoon Public Schools is dedicated to welcoming every student to a safe and caring environment. In past years, schools have held in-person information nights to share details about kindergarten and the school with families. In-person events...

Centennial Collegiate graduate receives Award of Excellence

January 12, 2022
Jessica McBride is the recipient of the 2021 Award of Excellence, presented by the Saskatoon Board of Education at its Jan. 11 meeting. The annual award is given to a recent graduate who best exemplifies the vision and goals of Saskatoon Public Schools. McBride graduated from Centennial Collegiate with a 99...

Virtual open houses help Grade 8 students plan for high school

January 10, 2022
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are virtually opening their doors to provide current Grade 8 students and their parents and caregivers with a glimpse of high school life.
Collegiate open house events usually give students and parents the opportunity to visit one or several schools. This year, schools are creating videos to highlight their...

Report to the Community highlights challenging year of teaching and learning

December 14, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools' 2020-21 Report to the Community is a snapshot of an academic year filled with much joy and many triumphs and accomplishments, but also unprecedented challenges.
The report highlights the work done by staff and students as they continued to learn and celebrate community while facing the uncertainty of...

Mayfair, W.P. Bate schools see benefits of daily hot lunch thanks to USask research

December 13, 2021
A delicious smell greets lunchtime visitors to W.P. Bate Community School.
In the kitchen, carts are ready to roll with their cargo of steaming pots of chili and pans of rice. Along the hallway, tables hold stacks of plates, trays of colorful sliced vegetables, tubs of bananas, and glasses of milk....

Walter Murray teacher honoured for commitment to students, passion for physics

December 09, 2021
Murray Guest believes a knowledge of physics allows students to look at the world around them with a different set of eyes.
That belief in learning and teaching is one reason why the Walter Murray Collegiate teacher has been recognized with the CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching High School/CEGEP Physics, presented...

Board of Education meeting recognizes bravery of staff, students

December 09, 2021
The quick reaction to keep students safe when a moose crashed into Sylvia Fedoruk School was recognized during the Dec.7 meeting of the Saskatoon Board of Education.
Two staff members of the Boys & Girls Club of Saskatoon ensured students were able to exit the building after the moose burst through...

Prekindergarten expanding at four schools in January

December 01, 2021
Prekindergarten classrooms are being added at more elementary schools to respond to the needs of children and families. Beginning in January 2022, a half-day prekindergarten program will be introduced at √Čcole Lakeview and Lawson Heights schools, while a second class will be added to existing programs at Buena Vista and √Čcole...

Student design featured on school division's Pink Shirt Day shirts

December 01, 2021
A Grade 8 student has created a Pink Shirt Day design that is out of this world. Ava Gee, a student at √Čcole Lakeview School, had her design chosen for the Saskatoon Public Schools Pink Shirt Design Contest. Gee's clean design features a ribbon wrapping around the earth proclaiming, "Kindness is...

Trustees learn about science kit program, COVID-19 response

November 24, 2021
A connection to science and hands-on learning at Montgomery School is being shared throughout the school division, trustees were told during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Board of Education's Nov. 23 meeting.
The school's maker's lab offers learning activities in three forms: tinkering to learn, making to learn, and application...

Marion Graham teacher receives Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence

November 23, 2021
A teacher who elevates mathematics learning by building relationships with and among students has been recognized as one of Canada's top educators. Nat Banting, a teacher at Marion M. Graham Collegiate, received one of two Teaching Excellence in STEM certificates presented nationally as part of the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence....

Students share water conservation message in prize-winning films

November 15, 2021
‚Äč A student-created animated tale of a person caught in their water-wasting ways and a video highlighting the reality of abundance versus scarcity delivered prize-winning messages about water conservation and security.
Bottle , a short video produced by students Arbe Chumala, Victoria Hansen, Sophie Stevens, and Caroline Zhang as part of...

MacPherson to serve third term as Board of Education chair

November 09, 2021
The challenge of educating students during a global pandemic has highlighted the strength of Saskatoon Public Schools, according to the Saskatoon Board of Education's chairperson.
Colleen MacPherson, who was acclaimed to a third term as chair during the board's inaugural meeting Nov. 9, said the past year has shown that Saskatoon...

Flag raising honours partnerships with First Nations, Métis communities

November 03, 2021
The sight of the Treaty 6, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, and Métis flags flying above Saskatoon Public Schools' Board of Education office was a welcome sign for Chief Mark Arcand.
Arcand, chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council, joined representatives of the school division and Whitecap Dakota and Métis communities on Nov....

Division shares design options for City Centre Project

November 01, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools is sharing preliminary design options for the new centrally located school. The two designs were developed following consultations with students, staff, stakeholders, an Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers advisory group, and feedback gathered through a public survey. The designs provide different options for the layout of...

Students, teachers embrace the opportunity to learn outdoors

October 19, 2021
‚Äč Spending hours outside with a busy group of three- to six-year-olds may sound like a recipe for chaos. But for teachers and students at Buena Vista School, a morning spent at Gabriel Dumont Park, or their schoolyard, or other locations in the neighbourhood offers lessons in how being outdoors and...

Board of Education hears how outreach workers help students Reconnect

October 18, 2021
The creation of six outreach worker positions designed to support staff in re-engaging students and supporting student mental health was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Board of Education's Oct. 12 meeting.
The primary work of an outreach worker is reconnection with families and support school staff and the...

Help students make music by donating band instruments

October 04, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools gratefully accepts donations of gently used band instruments for use in elementary and secondary school band programs. To donate instruments such as flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones, saxophones, or other instruments, contact the band teacher at your neighbourhood school or the Board of Education office. If you wish to...

Embedded literacy approach puts focus on individual student learning

October 04, 2021
‚Äč An initiative that saw teachers tailor literacy instruction to fit each student's unique learning needs had a big impact on Grade 2 students at √Čcole Forest Grove School.
When classroom teacher Laura Kalinocha and resource teacher Mirissa Dimnik identified early in the 2020-21 school year that a number of Kalinocha's students...

School division will require staff to show proof of vaccination or test status

September 30, 2021
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Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our students and staff members. As such, the school division is currently developing an administrative procedure on employee vaccinations. This administrative procedure will require all staff members to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or provide...

Every Child Matters flag flies over board office

September 28, 2021
On a sunny September morning, a small group of school division employees gathered on a rooftop to make history.
In a ceremony led by Don Speidel, the cultural resource liaison for Saskatoon Public Schools, the school division raised the Every Child Matters flag atop the Board of Education office. Located at...

Saskatoon Public Schools recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 09, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to recognizing the importance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. The school division is moving the professional development/planning day for teachers scheduled for Oct. 8 to Sept. 30. This means there will be no classes for all prekindergarten to Grade 12...

Saskatoon Public Schools releases back-to-school handbooks

August 23, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools has released its plan that outlines the school division's commitment to providing safe learning and working environments for our students and staff members. "Guidance from local public health officials continues to provide necessary guidance for our operational decisions at both the elementary and collegiate levels," said Director of...

Schools working to ReConnect with students, families

August 23, 2021
Back to school is an opportunity for schools, students, and families to ReConnect.
As schools begin 2021-22 school year, Saskatoon Public Schools is offering additional resources and supports to help students reengage with their learning following a challenging year of learning. The COVID-19 pandemic saw many students and families lose their...

A growing concern: Students aid restoration of prairie ecosystem

August 18, 2021
Helping restore the prairie ecosystem was a growing concern for Outdoor School students during the past school year. Students grew native prairie plants in their classroom at Walter Murray Collegiate last spring and then planted them at the Restoring 71 project site east of Saskatoon in June.  The project originated during...

Student projects share conservation methods, message

August 18, 2021
Projects from Saskatoon Public Schools students designed to share the message of watershed conservation and environmental responsibility took top spots during the Caring For Our Watersheds program held during the spring of 2021.
The annual competition, sponsored by Nutrien Ltd. with support from community partners Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin...

Online learning for elementary, collegiate students available for 2021-22

July 22, 2021
Online learning delivered by Saskatoon Public Schools teachers will be available for kindergarten to Grade 12 students during the 2021-22 school year. The school division has expanded its programming to accommodate families choosing online learning. Programming is developed by SPS teachers and is available is at no cost to families and students under...

Elementary, high schools welcome back students

July 20, 2021
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools' elementary schools and collegiates begin the 2021-22 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Many elementary schools will welcome back kindergarten to Grade 8 students with a staggered start schedule to support a smooth return to classes. Additional information about school-specific operations for back to school will...

Board presents top awards to graduating students

June 25, 2021
‚Äč Every year at collegiate graduation ceremonies, trustees from the Board of Education hand out three of the top awards ‚Äď the Governor General's Medal, the Perseverance Award, and the School Board Proficiency Scholarship.
For almost 150 years, the Governor General's Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students...

Art guides students in exploration of mental health, wellness

June 21, 2021
‚Äč A project to engage students in understanding their own mental health and wellness through art has had a positive impact on students at three elementary schools. The Mental Health, Regulation and the Power of Art Project was a creative, fun, safe, and strengths-based approach to exploring mental health and wellness...

Board of Education approves operating budget for 2021-22

June 16, 2021
The Saskatoon Board of Education has approved its operating budget for the upcoming academic year, which will see expenses of $287.7 million, an increase of $9.4 million over last year.
Provincial government operating funding increased two per cent ($4.6 million) for the year, which mainly covers the provincially negotiated salary increase...

Collegiate science labs new home for donated USask microscopes

June 08, 2021
‚Äč Learning will have new focus for hundreds of Saskatoon Public Schools' high school students thanks to a significant contribution from the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
Eighty-four microscopes that were once used in undergraduate teaching labs now have new homes in the school division's classrooms. Although used, the...

Work of student writers selected for Windscript anthology

June 08, 2021
‚Äč Everyone has a story, and for a group of Saskatoon Public Schools students telling their stories has resulted in their work being chosen for Windscript, the annual compilation of high school literature published by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild. Eight students from five collegiates were among the 28 writers selected for...

Board confirms Princess Alexandra site for new school

June 02, 2021
‚Äč The Saskatoon Board of Education has approved the site of Princess Alexandra School as the location for the City Centre Project. At a meeting held June 1, trustees rescinded a motion passed on May 11 that called for further consideration of the Optimist Park site for the City Centre Project....

Bedford Road, Mayfair receive $10,000 boost to nutrition programs

May 11, 2021
Nutrition programs at two schools received a major boost after being chosen as one of 10 recipients of the Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge. Bedford Road Collegiate and Mayfair Community School each received a $10,000 grant to support student nutrition programs and facilities. Bedford Road will use the funds to enhance its...

Full-day prekindergarten, kindergarten programs coming to many schools

May 05, 2021
Students at many schools will receive a boost to their learning with the introduction of full-day prekindergarten and kindergarten classes beginning in September.
Thanks to the support of Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation's Early Learning Equal Start initiative, a full-day prekindergarten class will be offered Monday to Thursday at 13 schools. For...

‚ÄčDivision's pandemic response highlighted for Board of Education

April 27, 2021
Information about the school division's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic was shared with trustees during the Board of Education meeting held April 20.
Senior administration continues to meet regularly with medical health officers regarding the pandemic and its impact on learning and school communities. The division is in possession of...

School community councils holding annual meetings

April 22, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools' school community councils (SCC) hold annual meetings to elect representatives for the 2021-22 school year.  Annual meetings are held in either the spring or fall of the school year.
The SCC acts in an advisory role to the school, the Board of Education and other agencies and organizations. The...

Virtual event brings students together to discuss racism, community

March 23, 2021
‚Äč A global pandemic couldn't derail an opportunity for students from across the city to come together, share ideas, and work toward building an inclusive community. Seventeen classrooms ‚ÄĒ 10 from Saskatoon Public Schools, six from Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, and one from Lloydminster ‚ÄĒ gathered virtually on March 19 to...

Ribbon Skirt Day provides opportunities for learning

March 23, 2021
‚Äč   A young girl's ribbon skirt has become a powerful opportunity for schools to connect current events and issues with curriculum and citizenship education.
During February, many of the division's elementary and secondary schools held a Ribbon Skirt Day that shared learning of Indigenous cultural teachings through the creation and...

Students, school recognized with Living in Harmony Awards

March 23, 2021
‚Äč A commitment to foster an inclusive community and contribute to the elimination of racial discrimination resulted in three schools receiving recognition as part of the City of Saskatoon's Living in Harmony Recognition Awards. A Grade 8 classroom at Greystone Heights School, a Grade 6 student at √Čcole River Heights School,...

Tommy Douglas Collegiate graduate wins Award of Excellence

January 13, 2021
Jordan Friesen is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence, presented by the Saskatoon Board of Education. The annual award is given to a recent graduate who best exemplifies the vision and goals of Saskatoon Public Schools. Friesen graduated from Tommy Douglas Collegiate with a 98.4 per cent average, but...

Kurpjuweit recognized for contributions to band, music education

January 05, 2021
A Saskatoon Public Schools teacher who was instrumental in making band programs more accessible to elementary students has received the Canadian Music Educators' Association (CMEA) Builders Award for Saskatchewan in recognition of her work to advance music education. Yvonne Kurpjuweit of W. P. Bate Community School has taught elementary band and...

Schools welcome kindergarten registration for 2021-22 school year

January 05, 2021
  Kindergarten is a special time and place in the life of a young child and Saskatoon Public Schools is dedicated to welcoming every student to a safe and caring environment.
If your child will be five years old by Jan. 31, 2022, they can start kindergarten in the fall of...

Students share letters, art with health-care workers, care home residents

December 16, 2020
‚Äč A classroom discussion about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on others saw students in the Grade 8 class at Lawson Heights School share their feelings and support for others through words and art. "As a class we have been discussing how the pandemic is affecting families and students locally...

Trustees hear about creative approaches to mark Remembrance Day

December 15, 2020
Honouring those who served took on a unique look in schools this year.
All schools typically observe Remembrance Day prior to November 11, however due to COVID-19 health guidelines and a significant winter storm, school ceremonies in schools looked different this year, trustees heard during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the...

Report to Community highlights year of learning, challenges

December 14, 2020
Saskatoon Public Schools' 2019-20 Report to the Community is a snapshot of an academic year that was filled with much joy and many triumphs and accomplishments, but also unprecedented challenges.
The division's highlights the work done by staff and students to continue to learn and celebrate community while facing the uncertainty of...

Three new trustees join Board of Education; MacPherson named chair

November 16, 2020
‚Äč Three new trustees were welcomed to the Saskatoon Board of Education during the inaugural meeting held Nov. 16. New trustees joining the board following the recent civic and school board elections are Michael Pidwerbeski in Ward 1, Kim Stranden in Ward 4, and Angela Arneson in Ward 10. Incumbent trustee...

Saskatoon Public Schools recruiting educational assistants

November 04, 2020
Saskatoon Public Schools has an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate about supporting the school-day experience of students with special learning needs. Substitute educational assistant positions within Saskatoon Public Schools are well suited to individuals who are looking for opportunities to support the delivery of educational programming and work closely...

School division, First Nation renew historic partnership supporting students

September 29, 2020
A renewed agreement between Saskatoon Public Schools (SPS), Whitecap Dakota First Nation (WDFN), and the Government of Canada will continue to support a historic education partnership agreement between the first nation and the school division. The agreement signed Sept. 26 establishes a sustainable, predictable, and flexible funding model to support student...

w√Ęhk√īhtowin chosen as new name for Confederation Park School

June 16, 2020
Following extensive community collaboration and direction, the Board of Education approved w√Ęhk√īhtowin as the new name for Confederation Park Community School at its June 2020 meeting.
Through a traditional naming ceremony that followed appropriate Cree culture protocol, w√Ęhk√īhtowin (pronounced Wah-KOH-toh-win) was chosen. The word is a N√™hiyaw (Cree) word that means "relations/relationships/being related"....

Livestream of Grad Ceremonies

June 24, 2024
‚Äč ‚ÄčTune in LIVE to the 2024 collegiate graduation ceremonies at Merlis Belsher Place.

Aden Bowman - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 10 AM
ABC Livestream‚Äč

Centennial - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 2 PM
CC Livestream

Marion Graham - Tuesday, June 25, beginning at 6 PM
MGC Livestream

Evan Hardy - Wednesday, June 26, beginning at...

Saskatoon Board of Education Approves Budget Estimate at Final Board Meeting for 2023-24 School Year

June 19, 2024
June 19, 2024 ‚Äč
The Saskatoon Board of Education held its final meeting for the 2023-24 school year yesterday (June 18). The agenda included the review and approval of the Saskatoon Public Schools' budget estimate for the 2024-25 school year.
The March 2024 provincial budget allocated Saskatoon Public Schools...

SPS welcomes first members of newly established Indigenous Advisory Committee

June 18, 2024
June 18, 2024 
Saskatoon Public Schools is pleased to welcome the inaugural members of its newly established Indigenous Advisory Committee. Members of the committee will act as advisors to Trustees, working to ensure the voices, perspectives, and interests of Indigenous peoples are integrated into the practices, policies, and initiatives of...

Job Action Update: Work-to-rule Sanctions Lifted

June 14, 2024
‚Äč ‚ÄčWe have been informed by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) that the provincewide work-to-rule sanction will cease today, June 14, 2024, at 4 p.m. This means that beginning Monday, June 17, all normal school functions‚ÄĒincluding noon hour supervision and extracurricular activities‚ÄĒwill resume. All elementary schools will cease operating on a condensed...