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Many school community councils holding annual meetings

August 11, 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...
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Elementary, high schools prepare to welcome back students

July 16, 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...
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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...
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School-year calendar finalized for 2022-23; first day of classes Sept. 1

June 02, 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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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Virtual open houses help Grade 8 students plan for high school

January 27, 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...
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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...
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Willowgrove students make spirits bright through song, cards

December 15, 2021
A choir of tiny voices sing, the audience applauds, and a group of Grade 1 students visit and joined in the spirit of community and Christmas with residents of Trinity Manor.
It's a tradition for students from Willowgrove School to share the season with elders, and while this year's gathering contained most...
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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...
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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...
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Trustees learn about science kit program, COVID-19 response

December 01, 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...
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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...
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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....

Board of Education hears how outreach workers help students Reconnect

October 26, 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...
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Employee vaccination procedure approved by Saskatoon Public Schools

October 25, 2021
Saskatoon Public Schools has approved an administrative procedure that will require employees to be fully vaccinated or provide regular negative COVID-19 test results.
 
Administrative Procedure 415 COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing was approved by the division's administrative council on Monday, Oct. 25. While the procedure has been adopted by the administration, it is...

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

October 07, 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...

Help students make music by donating band instruments

October 05, 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...
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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 10, 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...
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School community councils holding annual meetings

September 08, 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...
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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...

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...
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‚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...
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Elementary programs offer unique experiences to students

February 22, 2021
Four programs that offer Saskatoon Public Schools' elementary students specialized learning experiences are accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Four programs for Grade 8 students ‚ÄĒ Creative Action, Ecoquest, ScienceTrek and Let's Lead - NńękńĀnńďtńĀn ‚ÄĒ engage students in a learning opportunity filled with unique, hands-on experiences. The programs are open to any...

School-year calendar set for 2021-22; first day of classes Sept. 1

February 10, 2021
All students will begin the 2021-22 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, according to the 2021-22 school year calendar approved by the Board of Education.
The calendar represents a total of 185 instructional days for elementary students and 182 days for collegiate students, with a minimum of 950 hours of instruction.
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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...
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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...
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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...

Student transportation information for September

July 04, 2018
Transportation is available for students in Grade 1 to Grade 8 who reside in Willowgrove School's busing zone and who are registered for bus service. Transportation is available on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, for students who  either: rode the bus at the end of the previous school year  and still qualify for...
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Willowgrove students share math, culture learning with trustees

June 06, 2018
Fostering proficient mathematicians who see the value and relevance of mathematics helps students be confident and curious as they build their computational skills and reasoning abilities.
The June 5 meeting of the Board of Education heard how the idea of cultural math bins gave Grade 1 students at Willowgrove School the...
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Willowgrove teacher honoured for contributions to music education

March 01, 2018
A Willowgrove School music educator and a leader in teaching with the Orff approach to music education has received national recognition for her contributions. Wendy Rigby recently received the Canadian Music Educators' Association Builders Award for her role as an educator and leader in the Saskatchewan music community. The award recognizes those who...
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Term 1 Report Cards

November 10, 2017
  Term 1 Report Cards go home on Monday, November 20
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Cross-country programs build individual success with team approach

November 09, 2017
  Athletes who compete in cross-country running finish their race with an individual time, but for the hundreds of Saskatoon Public Schools elementary and high school students who compete in cross country each fall the sport is all about being part of a team.
"Every member of the team matters, a...
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Important Busing Information

June 27, 2017
Grades One to Eight Transportation is available on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 for students in grades one to eight who are already registered for bus service .   This means the students either: rode the bus at the end of the 2016-2017 school year and...
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Kindergarten Information

December 12, 2016
‚ÄčWe have a Kindergaten Information Evening taking place on Wednesday, January 18th from 7pm to 8pm in the large gym at Willowgrove School. Babysitting will be available for parents who need it. We will present information about our Kindergarten program and other details about the school. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  ...
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School receives Youth in Philanthropy Award for work with Friendship Inn

November 24, 2016
The contributions made by a group of Willowgrove School students and staff to the Friendship Inn have received special recognition. Staff members Kristen Kobylak, Ryan Dignean and Katherine Luciuk, along with their students from the last two years, were recognized with a 2016 Youth in Philanthropy Award for their volunteer and...
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First day of school for all division students is Thursday, Sept. 1

August 15, 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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Students donate $8,500 for summer reading program

June 15, 2016
Students at our school certainly know how to put their math skills to good use as a recent mathethon event added up to a major contribution to support new Canadian students and the work of the Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation. The mathethon fundraiser, organized by our Home and School, raised a...
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Funds support physical literacy program for special needs students

April 06, 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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Happy Holidays!

December 12, 2015
‚ÄčBest wishes for a wonderful holiday season! Our last day of classes at Willowgrove School¬†is Friday, December 18th, 2015. The school and main office are closed until Monday, January 4th, 2016.
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Extra Curricular Programs at Willowgrove School

December 12, 2015
Students at Willowgrove School have access to a wide variety of programs outside of regular class instruction. In the new year, sports teams including boys and girls basketball and our indoor track team will be practicing and competing several times per week. We also have a cheerleading team and a multicultural...
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Kindergarten Registration Information

December 12, 2015
‚ÄčRegistration for our 2016-2017 Kindergarten programs has begun. Copies of the registration form are available from the Willowgrove School main office. All Kindergarten programs in Saskatoon Public Schools are half time. On the registration form, we will ask parents for feedback about how the half time programs will be scheduled. The...
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Supplemental Information Form

June 01, 2015
‚ÄčWe want to give parents a chance to share information about their child or children regarding class placements for fall 2015. We will use this information to assist when we group students into classes. The form is available under the tab "Principal's Update". Please bring a paper copy back to the...
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Registration for Fall 2015

May 04, 2015
‚ÄčWe are accepting fall registrations for all Kindergarten to Grade 8 students who will attend Willowgrove School in September. Our office will be closed from June 29 - August 18. Please stop in anytime¬†on or after¬†August¬†19 to register. Our Administrative Assistant will be available to answer calls starting...
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May 1st School Celebration

April 21, 2015
We are planning a wonderful day celebrating our new school on Friday, May 1st. We will have a kick off assembly at 11am featuring dancers from the Multicultural Bhangra Club. In the afternoon students will showcase themselves in a school-wide "Identity Fair". The evening performace at 7pm will celebrate our four...
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‚ÄčBefore/After School Program Update

March 27, 2015
Boys and Girls Club are up and running with the the before/after school program. Under the tab "programs and services" you can find a link to information about before and after school care including a registration package for 2015 - 2016 and fees for the 2015 - 2016 school year. Please...
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Kindergarten Information

March 27, 2015
‚ÄčKindergarten registration for the 2015 - 2016 school year has begun, and forms are available from our Willowgrove School main office.
We are hosting our "Sneak Peek" on Friday, May 22nd from 1pm - 2:30pm. It will be a chance for students to participate in activities with various staff members. All registered...
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Playground Improvement Meeting

March 27, 2015
Our next meeting is Monday, April 13th in the Library at Willowgrove School at 7pm.   We need additional volunters to help with grant proposals, sponsorships and fundraising ideas!   Please attend if you are interested, as we have some wonderful ideas for ways to make the playground in Wallace Park even better!...
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November 28th Construction Update

November 27, 2014
Under the tab "Principal's Update" is a link to the latest information about construction progress at Willowgrove School. Our staff share in the disappointment with families about further delays.
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November 5th Preschool/Daycare Update

November 05, 2014
‚ÄčPlease see the tab "Programs and Services" and click on the link to the Daycare and Preschool. Preston Early Learning will be the operator of these two programs. We have updated information, as well as registration forms and parent information for the Early Learning Centre (daycare) and Preschool.
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Willowgrove Student Pep Rally

September 30, 2014
‚ÄčOur first ever Willowgrove student assembly is taking place Tuesday, October 7th in the auditorium at Centennial Collegiate at 10:15am.
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Picture Day's are approaching

September 30, 2014
‚ÄčGrade 4 - 8 Picture Day is Wednesday, Octobe 1st at Dr. J.G. Egnatoff School. Grades K - 3 have thier picture day Wednesday, October 8th and Thursday, October 9th at Forest Grove School.
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Student Handbook Information

September 05, 2014
‚ÄčStudents recieved their handbooks¬†at the start of the school year¬†that include information about all spects of Willowgrove School. The same handbook is available electronically for parents under the tab "About".
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Welcome Back BBQ's at Forest Grove and Egnatoff

September 05, 2014
Wednesday, September 10 th at Forest Grove from 5pm ‚Äď 6:30pm in the large gym and outside in the park. Please bring chairs or blankets if you want to sit outside. Thursday, September 11 th at Egnatoff from 5:30pm ‚Äď 7:30pm out in the park, as well as visiting classrooms in...
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August 26th School Start Up Information

August 26, 2014
‚ÄčUnder the tab "Principal's Update" is a letter we emailed to all families that gives information about the start of the school year. Please do not send school supplies on registration day - Tuesday, September 2nd! As well, if your child will be riding the school bus, please ensure they know...
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June 20th Construction Update

June 20, 2014
‚ÄčA letter was sent home to all families registered at Willowgrove School as well as to families whose children attend Forest Grove, Dr. John G. Egnatoff, and Silverspring Schools. The letter provides details about construction progress and reviews the contingency plans for students until the new building is ready. The letter...
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June 19th Information About School Start Up

June 19, 2014
‚ÄčUnder the tab "Principal's Update" is a letter that went home to all our reigstered families today. It gives information about the school day schedule next fall, before and after school care registration, bus information, and school¬†supply lists. The supply lists can be accessed on this web site from the...
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Willowgrove Playground Information

June 17, 2014
‚ÄčAt our meeting on June 11th we reviewed design options for the playground in Wallace Park. The existing structure will remain, and new features will be added. Approximate cost of the project could be in the range of $100 000. A group of parents are going to put together a fundraising...
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Preschool Update

June 11, 2014
‚ÄčPreston Early Learning¬†is currently¬†finalizing their preschool classes and preparing for a September, 2014 start up. There are still spaces available for 3 year old children (2 classes¬†per week) and 4 year old's (3 clsses per week).¬†Contact information¬†for Preston Early Learning¬†is under the tab "Programs and...
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Parent Information June 2, 2014

June 02, 2014
‚ÄčToday we emailed out three documents to families who have registered their students at Willowgrove School. The first is a detailed parent letter providing updates about our "Meet the Teacher" evening, before/after school care, student class placements, and bus information. We also sent home a bus registration form and a class...
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May 14 Construction Update

May 14, 2014
‚ÄčA letter was prepared and¬†emailed to all famlies¬†who have¬†students attending North East Schools on May 14th. The letter indicated that both the Public and Catholic School DIvisions are certain Willowgrove School and Holy Family School will not open in September, 2014. This announcement also affects the daycare that...
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Spring Student Meeting Feedback

May 05, 2014
‚ÄčBefore the Easter break we held meetings¬†with grades 3 - 7 students who have registered for Willowgrove School at Silverspring, Egnatoff, and Forest Grove. They had the chance to see pictures inside the school, hear about design features of the new building, and give input into programming for next year....
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June 11th Playground Meeting

April 16, 2014
We will be meeting on June 11th at 7pm at Dr. J.G. Egnatoff School to discuss improving the playground behind Willowgrove School. Any parents interested in helping organize fundraising opportunities as part of the "Home and School" are also invited to attend. We hope to develop some plans for playground improvement,...
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Information about Parent Meetings

March 11, 2014
Kindergarten Sneak Peek - Thursday, May 15th from 4 - 4:45pm or 5 - 5:45pm at Forest Grove School The poster for this event can be found under the tab "Principal's Update". Students will have a chance to meet our new kindergarten teachers Mrs. Lemstra and Mrs. Ottenbreit, and participate in...
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Preschool Space Still Available For Sept. 2014

March 07, 2014
‚ÄčWe are thrilled to announce that the Willowgrove Preschool will start in September, 2014. The preschool will operate out of Erindale Alliance Church until the new¬†school is ready. Registration is open until at least the end of May. There are still spaces available for 3 year old children (2 classes...
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Traffic Safety at Willowgrove School

March 03, 2014
‚ÄčI shared parent feedback about traffic safety at a planning meeting with the City of Saskatoon on February 25th. A summary of the notes are posted under the tab "Principal's Update". The title of the update is "Traffic Safety Meeting Notes Feb 25th". It was a positive meeting, however some of...
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Contingency Plan for a Delayed School Opening

February 28, 2014
Various departments within the school division have worked together to develop a contingency plan in the event that Willowgrove School is not open in September, 2014. Details are posted in a letter found under the tab "Principal's Update". The link to the letter is located at the bottom of the list....
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Preschool Planning Meeting March 6th

February 26, 2014
‚ÄčWe have confirmed our preschool planning meeting will take place Thursday, March 6th from 7pm - 9pm in the library at Dr. J.G. Egnatoff School. Parents will hear presentations from the two groups interested in operating the preschool and¬†have a chance to discuss their proposals. We want to be up...
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February Parent Meeting Summary

February 07, 2014
We held two parent meetings on February 10th and 12th.  Board Chair Ray Morrison was at both meetings and provided an update about construction. He explained to parents that the contractor EllisDon is confident the school will be finished on time, but that the school division and the consultants they have...
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January 31st Construction Update

January 31, 2014
EllisDon, the general contractor overseeing the construction of Willowgrove School, continues to make progress on this project. Recently they confirmed their intention to meet the following key milestones:   School Division occupancy date of June 30, 2014 and school opening date for students of September 2, 2014.   EllisDon has increased the project...
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Preschool Update

January 23, 2014
‚ÄčA small group of parents met on Monday, January 20th for a planning meeting. The group decided to explore finding an existing operator to run the preschool at Willwogrove School. They are putting together a "Request for Proposal", and will be asking preschool operators to present about the type of program...
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Date Change for Two Parent Consultation Meetings

January 02, 2014
‚ÄčWe will be holding two parent consultation meetings on Monday, February 10th and Wednesday, February 12th in the library at Forest Grove School - sorry for the change . Both meetings will cover the same topics. Childcare will be available. Topics will include themes of the school, programs and activites offered,...
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Instructions About Registration Procedures

December 12, 2013
‚ÄčRegistration for Willowgrove School¬†has started.¬†The forms are available on-line from this web page. Click on the tab "About Our School" for the link to the registration forms. Please be aware that if you are using Apple¬†devices or smartphones¬†you¬†may have difficulty¬†filling in the form electronically. Sorry...
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Preschool Meeting Summary

December 12, 2013
‚ÄčA summary of the December 10th meeting is posted under the tab "Principal's Update". A smaller planning group will meet again on January 20th at 7pm in the library at Dr. J.G. Egnatoff School to discuss arrangements that other schools have with preschool providers. The larger group will likely meet again...
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Transportation Announcement

November 28, 2013
‚ÄčOn¬†November 26th,¬†the Board of Education made a decision about bus service for Evergreen students. Families¬†living in Evergreen whose children are in the regular English program will have the option of bus service to three schools next year - Silverspring, Egnatoff,¬†or Willowgrove. This will be in effect until...
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Cancelled - Willowgrove School Tour and Clean Up

November 26, 2013
‚ÄčThe tour and clean up of Willowgrove School that was planned this Sunday, December 1st from 10am - 12pm has been cancelled . Unfortunately not enough volunteers were available. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Kindergarten Planning Meeting

October 25, 2013
Willowgrove School is holding a Kindergarten information evening on Thursday, January 23rd at Centennial Collegiate from 7pm - 8pm in the band room . At this meeting we will introduce our new kindergarten teacher Nicole Lemstra, provide information about our kindergarten program, and consult with parents about topics such as schedule...
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Willowgrove School Information Meetings

October 10, 2013
Two Willowgrove School information meetings have been planned for Monday, November 25th and Wednesday, November 27th in the LRC at Centennial Collegiate. The meetings are planned from 7pm - 8:30pm. Both meetings will cover the same topics so please attend whichever is more convenient. We will have refreshments and grade 8...
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November Meeting Summary

September 16, 2013
‚ÄčClick on the tab "Principal's Update" located along the top of the web page to¬†access a summary of¬†the parent feedback that was collected¬†on November 25th and 27th at our parent information meetings.¬†We will be holding two more¬†parent¬†consultations¬†towards the end of January. Dates have not...
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Meet Willowgrove Principal Shane Armstrong

September 04, 2013
‚ÄčMr. Armstrong will be attending the Willowgrove University Heights¬† Community Association AGM on Thursday Sept 5th, 7pm at Centennial Collegiate. He will also be at the Community Association Fun Day in the Park on Saturday, September 14th from 11am - 1pm. He will be available to answer questions and bring updates...
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Construction Update

August 23, 2013
‚ÄčAs you can see there has been a great deal of progress on Willowgrove School this fall. Ellis Don is the General Contractor for the project, and has various crews working on site each day. Their big goal is ¬†to finish all exterior work in the next few weeks. They are...
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Willowgrove Update - August 23, 2013

June 10, 2013
In just a year of construction, the new Willowgrove School has quickly taken shape. Construction remains on schedule and the school is expected to open in September 2014. The exterior wall framing and boarding is close to completion and the window frames are installed.  The exterior block work is started on...

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Many school community councils holding annual meetings

August 11, 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...
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Elementary, high schools prepare to welcome back students

July 16, 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...
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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...
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School-year calendar finalized for 2022-23; first day of classes Sept. 1

June 02, 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...
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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...