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Sutherland School will upgrade kitchen thanks to Extreme School Makeover

May 18, 2017
New kitchen equipment and enhanced support for parent and community volunteers is part of the recipe for the student nutrition program at Sutherland School. The school is one of 10 Saskatchewan schools to receive a $10,000 Mosaic Extreme School Makeover grant through the partnership of The Mosaic Company and the Saskatchewan...

​Students share Michif language learning around the board table

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

High school musicals illustrate learning, teamwork, trustees told

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

Literacy for Life conference will tell Saskatchewan Stories

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

New street address adds another chapter to school's century-long history

March 30, 2017
There was no need to pack up students, desks and books for the move when Sutherland School changed its address. For more than a century the school's address was 1008 Egbert Avenue, despite the fact that the main doors of the current school building constructed in 1960 faced 111th Street. It...

High school transition program highlighted during board of education meeting

March 23, 2017
The Link Crew program at Walter Murray Collegiate was highlighted during the Celebrating Excellence portion of the Board of Education meeting held March 14. Link Crew is a high school transition program that assists Grade 9 students throughout the first year of high school. The program trains students in Grade 11...

International Women's Day Film Screening

March 02, 2017
The Saskatoon Public Library will screen the film "Unbreakable: One girl changing the world. The Story of Malala" on Tuesday, March 7, 7 p.m., in the theatre at Frances Morrison Library. Afterward, Dr. Fatima Coovadia of the Muslim Healthcare network will speak. The event is part of International Women's Day. This program...

School calendar approved for 2017-18; classes start Sept. 5

February 22, 2017
Students in Saskatoon Public Schools will begin the 2017-18 school year immediately following the Labour Day weekend. The first day of classes for students in both elementary and high school will be Tuesday, Sept. 5, with the final day for students on June 27, 2018. The calendar includes the following breaks:...

Parent Information Night

February 01, 2017
Learn how to navigate the digital waters with your child. See the poster for details.​ 50_Shades_of_Selfies_Poster_Print.pdf

​Collegiate open house evenings help students prepare for high school

January 31, 2017
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors to Grade 8 students for information evenings during February. The open house events give students and parents the opportunity to visit the school or schools of their choice, learn about the programs and unique opportunities that each collegiate offers and find the right...

Board of Education meeting highlights experience of Syrian students

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

Math Game Morning

January 20, 2017
Children ages 4-14 and their families are invited to participate in a math game morning. This event will be held from​10:30 to 1:30 Saturday February 4 at the U of S. See the poster for details and cost. Visit www.sask-math.livejournal.com to reserve a space.

Internet and Social Media Awareness and Safe Use

January 17, 2017
Parent Information Evening  Wednesday, January 25 @ 7:00 p.m. City Park School Internet and Social Media Awareness and Safe Use Presenters:  Pamela Goulden-McLead (Consultant: Safe, Caring and Accepting Schools) Jay Salikin (Coordinator of Technology) Please join use for an informative presentation and discussion. Snacks and beverages will be served. Sponsored by...

Outstanding graduates recognized with Award of Excellence

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

​​Board of Education hears about success of Eye See Eye Learn Optometric Clinic

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

Board of Education takes office; Ray Morrison chosen as board chair

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

New Board of Education to be sworn in at inaugural meeting Nov. 1

October 31, 2016
The Saskatoon Board of Education will include three new trustees and seven returning members following the Oct. 26 election. Cameron Scott in Ward 4, Ross Tait in Ward 7 and Suzanne Zwarych in Ward 8 were elected to their first term on the board. Incumbents Vernon Linklater in Ward 2, Kathleen Brannen...

Student enrolment reaches all-time high for school division

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

​Names chosen for four new public elementary schools

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

Board of Education recognizes contributions of long-time chair W.B. Doyle

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

All public schools to recognize Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 30

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

Board of Education hears about success of Tommy Douglas Collegiate Math Fair

September 14, 2016
An event that combined mathematics with student leadership and introduction to high school learning for future students was a big success at Tommy Douglas Collegiate. The Celebrating Excellence item for the Sept. 6 meeting of the board of education showcased the second annual Tommy Douglas Collegiate Math Fair held in June....

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...

Division makes commitment to TRC's Calls to Action

August 08, 2016
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its Calls to Action after completing hearings into the effects of residential schools in Canada. Our duty to recognize and educate students about this difficult period in Canada’s history saw Saskatoon Public Schools engage in a collaborative consultation with a key groups within the...

Angels & Friends' donation supports literacy, inclusion

June 10, 2016
A contribution from a Saskatoon-based foundation will help promote literacy and inclusion through the use of technology at Sutherland School. On June 9, the Angels and Friends Foundation presented the school with the components to create audio learning stations – six iPads along with noise-cancelling headphones and other accessories. The donation...

Sutherland School will upgrade kitchen thanks to Extreme School Makeover

May 18, 2017
New kitchen equipment and enhanced support for parent and community volunteers is part of the recipe for the student nutrition program at Sutherland School. The school is one of 10 Saskatchewan schools to receive a $10,000 Mosaic Extreme School Makeover grant through the partnership of The Mosaic Company and the Saskatchewan...

​Students share Michif language learning around the board table

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

High school musicals illustrate learning, teamwork, trustees told

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

Literacy for Life conference will tell Saskatchewan Stories

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

New street address adds another chapter to school's century-long history

March 30, 2017
There was no need to pack up students, desks and books for the move when Sutherland School changed its address. For more than a century the school's address was 1008 Egbert Avenue, despite the fact that the main doors of the current school building constructed in 1960 faced 111th Street. It...