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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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Build your house with the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program

September 25, 2019
The High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) at Mount Royal Collegiate is offering the opportunity to have your house or cottage built by HCAP students. If you are interested in building or purchasing a new home or cottage, you will experience significant construction savings and also be a part of supporting...
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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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Former student honours teachers who helped him reach his potential

June 06, 2019
The efforts of two high school teachers to encourage and support students have been recognized with the Loran Scholars Foundation's Teachers Building Leaders Award.
Kevin Shmyr of Mount Royal Collegiate and Adam Peters, now at Evan Hardy Collegiate, were nominated for the award by Tanner Zekonic, a 2015 Loran Scholar 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...

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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MRC BRC TDC Powwow

April 02, 2019
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Families have important role in encouraging regular school attendance

March 19, 2019
Mount Royal 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.  Saskatoon...

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...

Mount Royal team helps students establish their learning goals

January 09, 2019
Our Grade 9 program at Mount Royal sees a small group of staff work together as a team in setting goals and developing the academic program to help students transition from Grade 8 to a high school setting. We provide a safe, caring and culturally inclusive learning environment and build positive...

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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POW WOW

May 01, 2018
Grand Entry: 10:00, Dance Competitions, Drum Competitions
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Technology update, budget discussion during Board of Education meeting

April 19, 2018
Engaging students in a variety of learning environments through technology and supporting teachers in becoming proficient in using technology to enhance learning are the goals of Saskatoon Public Schools' Technology for Learning core strategy.
The Board of Education received an update on the division's efforts as part of the strategy during...
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Mount Royal students examine social issues that affect their lives

March 29, 2018
When students in Mount Royal Collegiate's Indigenous Studies 30 classroom were asked to examine the social issues that affect their lives and community, they turned the focus on their school. "A major outcome in Indigenous Studies 30 is looking at social development," said teacher Jody Lerat, who is from Cowessess First...
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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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Graduation Information Meeting

March 12, 2018
Parents/Guardians Graduation Information Meeting – Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 5:30pm, in the Innovation Station.
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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...

Academics, applied learning provide unique student opportunities

January 15, 2018
Mount Royal Collegiate is located in the heart of Saskatoon's west side and is a diverse community with numerous opportunities as our comprehensive school programing combines rigorous academics with a full complement of practical and applied courses in the arts and trades. We are the only high school in Western Canada that...
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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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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...

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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Open house set for Feb. 7 helps Grade 8 students prepare for high school

December 20, 2016
Mount Royal Collegiate's comprehensive school programing combines rigorous academics with a full complement of practical and applied courses in the arts and trades. An open house scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. will allow current Grade 8 students and their families to learn more about Centennial Collegiate, its programs...
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Collegiate students begin classes on Thursday, Sept. 1

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

June 16, 2016
Students in the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) at Mount Royal Collegiate have handed over the keys to a new house for the Whitecap Dakota First Nation.  This is the sixth HCAP house to be provided to Whitecap through a partnership with the school division. Chief Darcy Bear from Whitecap Dakota...
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Mount Royal students share Skills Canada story with trustees

May 24, 2016
Carlene Lummerding spent weeks perfecting the dishes on which she would be judged on as part of the cooking category during the Skills Canada Saskatchewan competition held in April.   Mussels Provençale, pork tenderloin with dauphinoise potatoes and carrots with lemon and thyme, and a carrot cake with cream cheese icing...
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Mount Royal Evening Classes

August 27, 2015


​Registration for eveniing classes Please fill out the attached form and drop off or fax to Mount Royal Collegiate, Student Services. 2015-2016 Evening Classes Registration Mount Royal.pdf ...
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Mount Royal Student Speaks About Jumpstart Hockey Trip to Calgary

May 11, 2015


​Mount Royal's Matthew Carlson and Coach Kris Street were recently invited onto CBC Radio One on Thursday May 7 to speak about their upcoming trip to Calgary to watch the Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks in Game 4.  The all expenses paid trip was provided to the Mount Royal hockey team by...
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Mount Royal Powwow 2015

April 30, 2015
    Come and join the Mount Royal community at the annual powwow featuring the festival of nations.  A concession and craft shops will be there with plenty of hand-made artifacts.  The grand entry begins at 10am on the football field at Mount Royal Collegiate.  
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Mount Royal 6th Annual Show and Shine Car Show

April 28, 2015
​   Come check out a variety of classic and modern cars from students, staff, and the community at Mount Royal.  There will be a concesssion and door prizes.  There is no admission and no entry fee to submit your vehicle.  Project cars are also welcome. The show runs from 10am-3pm.  Come...
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Welcome to Mount Royal Collegiate Opening Day

June 12, 2013
Welcome to our opening day events for Mount Royal Collegiate. We're pleased to have you with us and want to see you back as soon as possible.

Announcement Archive

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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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Build your house with the High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program

September 25, 2019
The High School Carpentry Apprenticeship Program (HCAP) at Mount Royal Collegiate is offering the opportunity to have your house or cottage built by HCAP students. If you are interested in building or purchasing a new home or cottage, you will experience significant construction savings and also be a part of supporting...
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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...