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School calendar approved for 2020-21; first day for students is Sept. 1

February 12, 2020
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year prior to the Labour Day weekend. The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, according to the school year calendar approved by the Board of Education during its meeting...

Students share with parents during social media awareness session

February 05, 2020
For parents and caregivers who want to know more about the role of social media in their children's lives, there are no better teachers than youth themselves.
Ask the Experts: How Does Your Child Use Social Media? takes place Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., at Walter Murray Collegiate. Students from Walter...
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Collegiate open houses help Grade 8 students prepare for high school

December 18, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors during February to provide current Grade 8 students and their parents and guardians with a glimpse of high school life.
Collegiate open house events give students and parents the opportunity to visit one or several schools, learn about the programs and unique opportunities...
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BRIT tips off the new year at Bedford Road Collegiate

December 13, 2019
The 52nd annual  edition of the Bedford Road Invitational Tournament will once again tip-off the new year in style Jan. 9-11, 2020, at Bedford Road Collegiate. Each year, a dedicated group of hundreds of student volunteers,  school staff  and other supporters come together to host an event that is considered one...
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Report to Community shares stories of student learning, success

December 09, 2019
Stories of learning, achievement, and student success fill the pages of Saskatoon Public Schools' Report to Community for 2018-19. The annual publication, which recognizes the work of students, staff and schools and illustrates the ways in which the school division strives to provide inspiring learning each and every day, can be...

School division reports enrolment increase of almost 600 students

November 12, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools recorded its 11th consecutive year of enrolment growth with 25,808 students registered in kindergarten to Grade 12, an increase of 599 students from 2018.
As of Sept. 30, there were 17,139 students attending the division's elementary schools and 8,669 attending secondary schools. Trustees were told during the Nov....
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Colleen MacPherson elected Board of Education chair

November 06, 2019
Colleen MacPherson has been elected as board chair for Saskatoon Public Schools for the 2019-20 academic year.
MacPherson was elected to the position by her fellow trustees during the board's inaugural meeting held Nov. 5. First elected as a trustee in 2009, she has served as vice-chair of the board four...
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A new vision for student success at Saskatoon Public Schools

October 21, 2019
​ Every student is known, valued, and believed in.  That is the vision of Saskatoon Public Schools, created as part of the school division’s new strategic plan.  "This plan is focused on students, above all else. It begins with a vision of what we want to achieve for every young person...
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Indigenous Cultural Arts and Language program open to all SPS students

September 30, 2019
A program aimed at strengthening cultural awareness is playing an important role in encouraging youth who are enthusiastic about participating in Indigenous culture and sharing it with their schools and families.
The Indigenous Cultural Arts and Language program provides instruction in many aspects of Indigenous culture and arts for both elementary and high school...
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Orange Shirt Day message shared through student-designed shirt

September 23, 2019
When Saskatoon Public Schools students, staff and families pull an orange T-shirt over their heads on Sept. 30 they will be wearing art created by a student. Following a call for submissions a design by Eileen Knox of Marion M. Graham Collegiate was chosen to recognize Orange Shirt Day in schools...

High school students begin year with full day of classes Sept. 3

August 07, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are welcoming high school students and families back to school with the first day of classes set for Tuesday, Sept. 3.
New students in Grade 9-12 or current high school students who have not yet registered for fall classes should contact the Student Services office at the collegiate of their choice...

Saskatoon Public Schools, Saskatoon Tribal Council sign agreement

June 27, 2019
​ A new agreement to deliver "reconciliation in education" will focus on the development of programs, services and opportunities to revitalize the presence of First Nations culture and language in Saskatoon Public Schools classrooms. The five-year agreement between Saskatoon Public Schools and Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) was signed June 28 and...
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Commitment to students at centre of division's new strategic plan

June 05, 2019
Academic excellence, character, engagement, and well-being of students are at the heart of Saskatoon Public Schools new strategic plan. "Our school division is not only starting a new year, but we are beginning a new journey. Starting right now, we are following our new strategic plan. This strategic plan makes clear what...
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Move To Grow Week encourages students, families to get active

May 09, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools is celebrating Move to Grow Week, May 13-16, and families are being invited to help us celebrate by planning an active start to the school day.
More to Grow encourages students and families to use active transportation options such as walking or cycling for their commute to and...
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IB students use YMCA partnership to address environmental issues

April 29, 2019
​ A commitment to raising awareness of environmental and sustainability issues has been put into action by students who are part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme at Bedford Road Collegiate.
The IB students partnered with the YMCA Community Action Network (YCAN), a national program that aims to engage young people...

School division to receive increase in operational grant for 2019-20

April 16, 2019
​ Saskatoon Public Schools will receive a 1.5 per cent increase in provincial education funding, according to information presented during the April 9 Board of Education meeting. In the wake of the recent provincial budget, trustees heard the school division will receive an operating grant of $229.8 million 2019-20. That is an increase...
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Families have important role in encouraging regular school attendance

March 19, 2019
Bedford  Road  Collegiate believes every student has potential. But to succeed in school and in life, students need to show up. Regular attendance is a strong predictor of student success. Being present fosters engagement, builds relationships and creates a sense of belonging — elements that fuel a learner's confidence and drive to finish. ...

Students encouraged to #BeSomeonesHero during Pink Week

February 26, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to creating safe, caring and accepting learning and work environments. It is our goal to work together with parents/caregivers/guardians and community partners to support students as they develop moral values, display ethical conduct, and achieve to the best of their ability.
Our school division will be...

Application period extended for Outdoor School, HCAP and Media School

February 14, 2019
The application period has been extended for three programs that offer unique, hands-on approaches to learning for high school students.
Outdoor School, Media School and the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) provide Grade 11 students (plus Grade 12 for HCAP) with the opportunity to join other students from collegiates across the city to participate in a...

Board of Education approves school-year calendar for 2019-20

February 13, 2019
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2019-20 school year immediately following the Labour Day weekend. The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, according to the school year calendar approved by the Board of Education during its meeting held Feb....
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Media School, HCAP and Outdoor School programs holding open house in March

February 07, 2019
A unique, hands-on approach to learning embodied in three collegiate programs creates an unforgettable experience students and expands their horizons. Media School, Outdoor School and the High School Construction Apprenticeship (HCAP) each provide Grade 11 students with the opportunity to join other students from collegiates across the city to participate in...

Tight-knit Bedford Road community welcomes students to high school

January 09, 2019
The transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9 can be a stressful time for students. At Bedford Road  Collegiate  we work closely with our elementary schools to best suppor t all students in their first year of high school. At Bedford Road Collegiate students immediately find themselves a part of the...

Collegiate open houses help Grade 8 students prepare for high school

January 09, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors during February to provide current Grade 8 students and their parents and guardians with a glimpse of high school life. Collegiate open house events give students and parents the opportunity to visit one or several schools, learn about the programs and unique opportunities that each collegiate...
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Board of Education learns how project recognizes Métis history

December 03, 2018
​ A unique partnership between Aden Bowman Collegiate, Saskatoon Transit and the Métis community was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Nov. 27 Board of  Education meeting. 
A bus shelter located at the school was transformed into a piece of art that recognizes the history of the school’s location...
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School division reports enrolment increase of more than 300 students

November 01, 2018
​ Saskatoon Public Schools recorded its 10th consecutive year of enrolment growth with 25,209 students registered in kindergarten to Grade 12, an increase of 318 students from 2017.
As of Sept. 30, there were 16,251 students attending the division’s elementary schools and 8,654 attending secondary schools.
Trustees were told during the...
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Saskatoon Public Schools renews literacy focus, leads citizenship education

October 29, 2018
Saskatoon Public Schools is "open to all" – our classrooms are welcoming learning environments where teachers guide students to build a foundation for a bright and healthy future. These lessons begin by first introducing the foundations of literacy to our youngest learners. This year, Saskatoon Public Schools has refined its focus...
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Saskatoon Public Schools celebrates Education Week Oct. 14-20

October 10, 2018
A World of Learning for Every Student is the theme for Saskatchewan Education Week that runs Oct. 14-20. 
Education Week provides Saskatoon Public Schools with an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our more than 25,000 students and recognize the more than 2,500 dedicated education professionals and staff members whose work...
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Community input helps shape Board of Education's strategic plan

October 10, 2018
Members of Saskatoon Public Schools' school communities were asked for their ideas and opinions in order to inform the Board of Education as it refreshes its strategic plan and ensure the division's focus and goals reflect the needs of our evolving community. 
The online survey conducted during the spring of 2018 through ThoughtExchange gave families...

Saskatoon Public Schools to recognize Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 28

September 11, 2018
Orange Shirt Day is recognized each year as a day to honour Indigenous children who survived residential schools and remember those who didn't.
Saskatoon Public Schools will be recognizing Orange Shirt Day on Friday, Sept. 28. Students and staff are encouraged to wear orange that day. There will be activities and...
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Teaching students what it means to be "Open to All"

August 29, 2018
With a guiding principle of being "open to all," Saskatoon Public Schools is creating welcoming classrooms and educating students about the powerful importance of citizenship education for the future of our society.
Through citizenship education, the school division aims to create empathetic, respectful, action-oriented students who will employ their learning in the...

Elementary, high school students return to classes beginning Sept. 4

June 28, 2018
​ Saskatoon Public Schools is looking forward to welcoming students for the 2018-19 school year. The first day for all elementary school students is Tuesday, Sept. 4. The morning welcome bell will ring at the usual time for each school. Students will attend school for the morning only and will be...

Saskatoon Board of Education passes 2018-19 budget

June 20, 2018
​ The Saskatoon Board of Education passed its budget for the 2018-19 academic year during a meeting held June 19. The budget includes expenses of $267.7 million, an increase of $8.2 million over last year.
“We’ve had another difficult budget year, where enrolment growth and the needs of our students have outpaced the...
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Practical and applied arts courses connect students with their passion

June 04, 2018
When Leif Pederson plays his guitar, every note that emerges is a product of not only his ability as a musician but also his skill in design, woodworking and electronics.
Pederson's guitar is the finished product from Guitar & Amplifier Design and Construction 30, a class unique to Bedford Road Collegiate...
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Students tell trustees how e-journalism supports learning, reconciliation

March 15, 2018
A unique partnership between Aden Bowman Collegiate and the Constable Robin Cameron Education Complex (CRCEC) at Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation is giving students a new voice. The Celebrating Excellence portion of the March 13 Board of Education meeting saw students and staff from Aden Bowman Collegiate joined with counterparts from...
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Media School, HCAP and Outdoor School applications due March 23

February 15, 2018
A unique, hands-on approach to learning embodied in three collegiate programs creates an unforgettable experience students and expands their horizons. Media School, Outdoor School and the High School Construction Apprenticeship (HCAP) each provide Grade 11 students with the opportunity to join other students from collegiates across the city to participate in...
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School calendar finalized for 2018-19; classes start September 4

February 14, 2018
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2018-19 school year immediately following the Labour Day weekend.
The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, according to the school year calendar approved by the Board of Education during its meeting Feb....
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School division, CUMFI renew partnership on Métis teachings

January 30, 2018
​ Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) and Saskatoon Public Schools have signed a new partnership to formalize their work to bring Métis history and teachings to all students in the school division.
An event held Jan. 30 at Westmount Community School saw representatives from both organizations sign a Memorandum of Understanding. While...
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Report to Community shares stories of student learning, success

December 04, 2017
Stories of learning, achievement and success fill the pages of Saskatoon Public Schools' Report to Community for 2016-17. The annual publication, which recognizes the work of students, staff and schools and illustrates the ways in which the school division strives to provide inspiring learning each and every day, can be read...
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Saskatoon Public Schools welcomed more than 500 new students in Sept.

October 26, 2017
More than 500 new students were welcomed to Saskatoon Public Schools this fall, according to information presented at the Board of Education's Oct. 24 meeting. Enrolment numbers to the end of September showed a total enrolment of 24,891 students in kindergarten to Grade 12 programs, an increase of 546 students from...
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BRIT Apparel

October 17, 2017
​ Click on:  BRIT Apparel      
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Building Our Future by Learning Together theme for Sask. Education Week

October 15, 2017
Building Our Future by Learning Together is the theme for Saskatchewan Education Week that runs Oct. 15-21. Education Week provides Saskatoon Public Schools with an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our more than 24,000 students and recognize the 2,400 dedicated education professionals and staff members whose work contributes to success of...
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Math education aims to foster mathematical mindset among students

October 15, 2017
Math education is one of the building blocks of a student’s education, starting with sorting and counting such blocks from a young age. For more than a decade, the Board of Education for Saskatoon Public Schools has made Literacy for Life a strategic priority, building students’ ability to read and write...
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School musical gives students chance to learn, create and collaborate

April 27, 2017
​ Failure can be difficult experience for students, but providing students with the opportunity to fail in a learning environment can create an even greater opportunity for growth. Lisa Aune, a teacher and co-director of Bedford Road Collegiate's musical production of The Lion King, says encouraging students to go beyond their...

School year calendar provides key dates for parents, students

February 22, 2017
The 2017-18 school year is underway and the division's school year calendar provides information for parents and students about the schedule for the coming weeks. Key dates for the current school year include the following breaks: Winter Break: Last day of classes is Friday, December 22; classes resume Monday, January 8 February...
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Diverse course offerings, positive atmosphere highlight Bedford Road

January 10, 2017
​ At Bedford Road Collegiate, students immediately find themselves a part of the Bedford Road family. While there is a large enough student body to offer several course options, three levels of course difficulty and a complete range of extra-curricular offerings, Bedford Road is small enough for the development of a...
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Open house set for Feb. 8 helps Grade 8 students look ahead to high school

December 20, 2016
At Bedford Road Collegiate students immediately find themselves a part of the Bedford Road family. While there is a large enough student body to offer several course options, three levels of course difficulty and a complete range of extra-curricular offerings, Bedford Road  is small enough for the development of a particularly...
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​Problem solving at the heart of Pre-Engineering program

December 15, 2016
Solving problems through the application of technology is the goal of students in the Pre-Engineering program at Bedford Road Collegiate. "What we have established here is a class about problem solving," says teacher and program leader Curtis Clements. "Engineering is problem solving so I think the term fits. The focus of...
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Bedford Bikes offers students freedom, opportunity

April 18, 2016
A student’s initiative is putting bicycles into the hands of her deserving classmates at Bedford Road Collegiate.  Caitlyn Kirkpatrick, a Grade 12 International Baccalaureate student, partnered with Care & Share to create the unique program. Students who wish to receive a bicycle submitted an application noting why they needed it and...
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Parent Teacher Conferences

February 26, 2016
​ Parent Teacher Conferences will take place Thursday March 17th from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.  Bookings can be schedualed via the portal begining March 10th, 2016. For more information please contact the main office.

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Bedford Road SAGE Open House

February 08, 2016




The SAGE (Advanced Program) Open House will take place on Thursday, February 11 @ 8:00 p.m. in the BRCI Library.
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Bedford Road Bus Specials

September 25, 2015
​ Bedford Road offers the following bus pass options: Monthly Pass $57.00 10 Rides $18.00 (no expiry) May be purchased in the main office cash and cheque only. Bus routes as follows: transit map bedford_school_2015-2016.pd.pdf
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Welcome Week!

August 28, 2015

Welcome Week activities will take place during the week of September 8th to 11th, 2015.  Redmile walk will take place on Thursday Afternoon September 10th, 2015.
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School Pictures

August 28, 2015


Bedford Road Collegiate Picture day will take place on Friday September 4th, 2015
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Vimy Ridge Trip 2017

June 05, 2015
  April 9 th , 2017 marks the 100 th anniversary of Canada's capture of Vimy Ridge: "The capture of Vimy was more than just an important battlefield victory. For the first time all four Canadian divisions attacked together: men from all regions of Canada were present at the battle. Brigadier-General...
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Bedford Road Grade 9 Orientation

May 26, 2015
​Bedford Road will be hosting its Grade 9 orientation on June 26th, 2015.  Invitations will be mailed to upcoming grade 9 students.  For more details please call Student Services at 306-683-7656

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Fire Cadet Program

April 14, 2015
​Bedford Road along with Saskatoon Fire have launched a pilot project for students to learn about Fire Fighting.  This program will run over 8 weeks and will expose students to the daily skills performed by Fire Fighters.  Students will get hands on experience with this program.



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Bedford Pow Wow

March 23, 2015
​Bedford Road will host its annual Pow Wow on Wednesday April 22, 2015.  Grand Entry 10:00 a.m.





Announcement Archive

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School calendar approved for 2020-21; first day for students is Sept. 1

February 12, 2020
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year prior to the Labour Day weekend. The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, according to the school year calendar approved by the Board of Education during its meeting...

Students share with parents during social media awareness session

February 05, 2020
For parents and caregivers who want to know more about the role of social media in their children's lives, there are no better teachers than youth themselves.
Ask the Experts: How Does Your Child Use Social Media? takes place Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., at Walter Murray Collegiate. Students from Walter...
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Collegiate open houses help Grade 8 students prepare for high school

December 18, 2019
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors during February to provide current Grade 8 students and their parents and guardians with a glimpse of high school life.
Collegiate open house events give students and parents the opportunity to visit one or several schools, learn about the programs and unique opportunities...
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BRIT tips off the new year at Bedford Road Collegiate

December 13, 2019
The 52nd annual  edition of the Bedford Road Invitational Tournament will once again tip-off the new year in style Jan. 9-11, 2020, at Bedford Road Collegiate. Each year, a dedicated group of hundreds of student volunteers,  school staff  and other supporters come together to host an event that is considered one...
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Report to Community shares stories of student learning, success

December 09, 2019
Stories of learning, achievement, and student success fill the pages of Saskatoon Public Schools' Report to Community for 2018-19. The annual publication, which recognizes the work of students, staff and schools and illustrates the ways in which the school division strives to provide inspiring learning each and every day, can be...