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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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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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