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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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Superheroes Read!

READING at John Diefenbaker Public School is our superhero power. Student success is celebrated K to Grade 8. JD superhero readers are everywhere! On our bulletin boards each class has a city building to light up. Each individual goal met gets a window for the classroom building.  After reaching individual reading goals, students visit the office for a superhero reward and a dress up photo opportunity.  After a number of individual goals are achieved, classroom celebrations happen! Students love the

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SaskTel Pioneers Support Students Again!

There was welcome event at the SRPSD Education Centre when the SaskTel Pioneers stopped by.  SaskTel Pioneers is a volunteer organization of SaskTel employees and they are generous supporters of students in need.  In the past they have provided backpacks and school supplies, boxes of books for student literacy and recently they stopped by with boxes full of gloves, toques, scarves and mitts for students.  This generous gift will certainly make a difference for our students who are in need

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PACI Students Wow Audiences at Winter Showcase

Recently PACI held its annual Winter Showcase. Students from Drama 10 enacted The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs under Mr. Hughes direction. Student dancers in Dance 10, 20 and 30 showcased their dance skills in various choreographed works by Ms. Wotherspoon. Guitar 10, 20 and 30 students played various instrumental pieces demonstrating skills learned from Mr. Mogg’s instruction. A morning show ran for elementary students from King George, Arthur Pechey, Riverside and Osborne schools.  An evening performance was well

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Education Week

  Building our Future by Learning Together is the theme of Education Week 2017, which is celebrated from October 15 -21.  All our communities have a Saskatchewan Rivers Public School nearby and I invite you to arrange a visit to a classroom to see what learning success looks like today.  Our schools are great places of excitement, learning and literacy. We celebrate Education Week in Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division, but long after Education Week is over, we will continue

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