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11th Annual SRPSD Art Show

The 11th Annual Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division Art Show took place on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  The Art Show is an opportunity to celebrate the talent and hard work of our students and recognize the work of teachers, staff and parents who support student-artists in our community.  We were so pleased that over 200 people attended the event. Earlier this year, students from across the division submitted approximately 500 pieces of art and the curator selected nearly 200 works

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Winding River Colony School: A Small School with a Big Impact

Winding River Hutterite Colony is located between the towns of Birch Hills and St.Louis on the south side of the South Saskatchewan River. Winding River Colony School has one teacher/principal and 10 students ranging from kindergarten to grade 9 in one classroom. The building has a large classroom, a library, an office, 2 bathrooms and a furnace room. Students start their school day with German School in the morning from 8:00- 8:45, then they continue with English School until 3:00,

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Science Enrichment for Grade 5 & 6 Students in 16 SRPSD Schools

Science is all about discovery, and there’s no better way to develop scientific literacy than through hands-on activities and experiments. 39 Grade 5 and 6 students from sixteen SRPSD schools spent an action-packed day at PACI expanding their knowledge, curiosity, and creativity while making new friends and winning prizes. A group of PACI students capably assisted the learning throughout the day. The young scientists competed in a series of challenges including: changing ingredient ratios while making bath bombs; longest distance

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Wesmor Grief Support

Recognizing that many struggle with grief throughout the year, but especially at this time of year, Wesmor Public High School’s guidance counselor, Carol Lemire has organized a grief support group for Wesmor students for the past eight years where students find support coping with their many losses. For the past seven years Mrs. Lemire along with the grief support group also organized a memorial candle light service for the Wesmor community. At this years’ service, Mrs. Lemire spoke about how

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Canadian Tire Donation

Malcolm Jenkins’ and Canadian Tire’s generosity is well known within our community. In a thoughtful and extremely appreciated gesture, Malcolm donated over 600 balls to Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division. These basketballs, footballs and soccer balls will provide hours of fun and exercise for the Kindergarten to grade 8 students across the Division.   Thank you Malcolm and Canadian Tire!!

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Red Wing Public School Students Reaching out into the Community

Mrs Parenteau’s Grade 1 class participated in Operation Christmas Child. This program is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Operation Christmas Child sends gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need around the world.  We connected this to the Grade 1 Social Studies curriculum in our Needs versus Wants unit. Our classroom goal was to fill 10 boxes; 5 for a girl and 5 for a boy for children aged 5-9 as that is the same age as the Grade 1’s which helped

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Thank Your Bus Driver Today!

Today marks the beginning of Education Week in Saskatchewan and October 15 2018 is also Bus Driver Appreciation day. SRPSD has an amazing group of people that bring students safely to and from school every day. Bus drivers are valuable and influential adults that our students interact with every day.  We appreciate the great work they do as professional drivers with significant responsibilities on the roads, but we also value the work they do to help our students grow and

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Be Someone’s Hero 2018

Several weeks ago, SRPSD schools joined with the Red Cross to remind everyone to #BeSomeonesHero2018.  Although it is important all year to stand against bullying behaviour and stand up for empathy, kindness and respect, on this day students across the division took time to pay special attention to the importance of treating others well.  Students in Red Wing Public School were especially excited to have Saskatchewan Roughrider, Jorgen Hus, speak with them about healthy relationships, respecting others and standing together

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Community Partners Support Literacy

Community Partners Support Literacy It is a privilege to have such great community partners that support SRPSD schools in their focus on Literacy.  The Prince Albert Raiders is an organization that supports the community and schools in many ways.  Recently, members of the Raiders joined a literacy event at Ecole Vickers Public School and shared their support for literacy by reading to groups of students and encouraging them to develop a love of reading.  Members of Prince Albert Fire Department

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International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and we hope you will consider celebrating this important commemorative date. This year’s theme, #MyFeminism, was inspired by the positive role feminism plays in Canada and around the world. Within this global movement, youth have emerged as the new face of feminism. Many are speaking up as advocates for equality, and their efforts are making a difference in classrooms and communities across the country. We encourage you to visit Status of Women Canada’s website

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