September 14, 2023
Student attendance is very important to learning and social development. Sherry McConnell with SPS breaks down some strategies to help parents and students make it to school consistently and on time. Watch video
August 31, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools director of education Shane Skjerven joins Global reporter Chantal Wagner to offer advice to parents and caregivers if their children are feeling anxious or nervous heading back to school.
Watch the video.
August 03, 2023
Global News interviews Travis Homenuk, English as an Additional Language (EAL) consultant, about how new immigrants to Saskatoon can register with Saskatoon Public Schools. The Newcomer Student Centre re-opens on August 9, 2023.
To watch the video, click here.
To learn about the Newcomer Student Centre, click here.
July 20, 2023
Global News talks to principal Shanna Strueby and parents, Cara Morgan and Ashley Williams, at Prince Philip School about the benefits of being engaged. Click here
to watch the video.
June 22, 2023
to learn about Camp Brain Power, a wonderful opportunity for Saskatoon Public Schools’ students to explore literacy, movement, engagement and well-being activities during the summer.
For more information and to register, visit the SPS Foundation website
or email CampBrainPower@spsd.sk.ca
June 01, 2023
Pride month gives us an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate our own understanding of gender and sexual diversity and to demonstrate our values of Safe, Caring and Accepting school environments
for all. For many years, Saskatoon Public Schools staff and students have celebrated Pride month in various thoughtful ways. We...
May 31, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools offers a variety of kindergarten programs and schedules, including full-day, everyday kindergarten in 25 schools with support from Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation.
Learn more here. Watch a video
May 17, 2023
Due to the current Air Quality Health Index in Saskatoon, the following is recommended:
Communicate with students and staff that they should avoid strenuous activities outdoors. Reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors, especially if individuals experience symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation.
You may choose to continue with an outdoor...
March 16, 2023
, Anti-Racist Anti-Oppressive Educational Consultant Cheryl Ermine explains why it is important to discuss racism in schools and how Saskatoon Public Schools is supporting anti-racism education. March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racism.
February 13, 2023
During the week of February 12 to 18, 2023, Saskatoon Public Schools is celebrating our champions of learning, both in and out of the classroom.
Being a champion of learning means supporting education, educators and students. This can be accomplished in many different ways, by many different professions within Saskatoon Public...
February 08, 2023
The Ministry of Education has declared February 15, 2023, as Pink Shirt Day.
Pink Shirt Day takes a stand against bullying and supports students in developing healthy and respectful relationships. It is also a time to celebrate and honour diversity within our school communities.
Saskatoon Public Schools believes in...
February 03, 2023
Saskatoon Public Schools' collegiates are opening their doors to Grade 8 students and their parents and guardians, beginning on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. For more information about our collegiates and unique programs, click here
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...
July 16, 2022
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 — Creative Action, Ecoquest, ScienceTrek and Let's Lead-Nīkānētān — along with the iGen program for Grade 6 engage students in learning opportunities filled with unique, hands-on experiences. The programs are...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
October 07, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 — Creative Action, Ecoquest, ScienceTrek and Let's Lead - Nīkānētān — engage students in a learning opportunity filled with unique, hands-on experiences. The programs are open to any...
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.
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...
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...
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...
November 16, 2020
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...
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...
January 12, 2015
Do you have a child who will be kindergarten age for the 2015-2016 school year? If so, please join us for our information evening on Monday, January 26th at 7:00 p.m.