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Warm Coats for Osborne Public School

Rene Gaudet of the St. Louis Knights of Columbus stopped by on the coldest day of the year to deliver their donation of warm coats to Osborne School.  There were big smiles on the faces of the lucky students who were selected to receive these winter jackets and with many more cold days expected, these parkas will surely be put to good use during their daily bus rides, as well as on the playground at recess.  We are grateful for

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École Vickers Launches their Polar Bear Club in 2020!

What is a “Polar Bear Club?” Studies show that regular opportunities for play and physical activity outdoors improves mood, attention, and overall fitness. In Saskatchewan, it is often a challenge when the temperature dips below -30 degrees Celsius . . . brr! According to the school cold weather policy, when the weather dips below -30 degrees Celsius, students are kept indoors for recess. As a member of the Vickers Polar Bear Club, students have the opportunity to go outside for

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Canada Learning Code Week at W.P. Sandin

If you heard about the Hour of Code last year, you might know it made history.  100 million students have now discovered how accessible and fun computer science can be by doing just one Hour of Code. The Computer Science 20 class took it upon themselves to organize hour of code events for the grades 6-9 students in our school. We offer Robotics and Automation to grade 10-11 and Computer Science to Grade 11-12, and they thought it would increase

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Carlton Crushes Cancer Game

Cancer may have started the fight, but together we will finish it! The Carlton Crusaders Sr Girls Basketball team, along with Lead Sponsor Canadian Tire, want to continue the fight! On January 23rd, the Crusaders will play host to the Melfort Comets for the annual Provincial “Pink” game. The first Pink Game was hosted in 2009 by Coach Al Wandler and the Assiniboia Rockets Sr Girls Basketball team. Originally, Wandler’s intention was to create a legacy of giving back within

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2 Years in a Row – Birch Hills 3A Volleyball Champs 

The Birch Hills Boys Volleyball team consists of Sam Kuperis, Ethan Enns, Caleb Gariepy, Maverick Cromartie, Noah Opseth, Gavin Foster, Levi Rask, Kalem Adams, Luke Budnick, Jesse Xie, and Tyler Mickelson.  Their head coach is Shannon Vey with assistant coaches Chad Tarry and Kim Kuperis. Last year, this same group of boys managed to win 3A volleyball with no grade twelves on the team.  This year, the team managed to repeat what they had accomplished last year even to the

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Queen Mary Students Selected to Receive Training

SaskPower in partnership with St. John Ambulance sponsored, through a grant, a babysitting/First Aid/CPR course for 12 students.  Prince Albert St. John Training Centre selected Queen Mary Public School as the recipient of this training.  After three days of instruction, the students were presented with their certification.  Thank you to SaskPower and St. John Ambulance for providing an opportunity for our students to continue to excel in their learning.

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Adopt-a-Kindergarten Classroom Project

Safeway and Riverside Public School are partners in the Adopt-a-Kindergarten Classroom Project. The project brings community stakeholders and Kindergarten classrooms closer together.  Safeway staff will join forces with the classroom teachers and school to build literacy skills, enhance the relationship and build awareness. The launch of the project occurred mid-November. If other community businesses or service clubs are interested, please contact Randy Emmerson at 306-764-1571.

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SASKATCHEWAN RIVERS RECEIVES PREMIER’S AWARD REGINA – Saskatchewan Rivers Public Board of Education and Saskatchewan Rivers Students for Change have received the 2019 Premier’s Board of Education Award for Innovation and Excellence in Education for the submission of “Empowering Students and Responding to Student Voice: A Student-led Pathway to Improve Student Outcomes.” The Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) co-ordinates the Premier’s Award each year. The award was presented on behalf of Premier Scott Moe during the SSBA Annual General Assembly

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Local Government Week in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Minister of Government Relations and Minister Responsible for First Nations, Metis and Northern Affairs, Lori Carr, officially designated the week of November 11 to 17 to recognize Local Government. SSBA President Shawn Davidson said, “School boards are locally elected to bring community voice to publicly funded education.  Local Government Week helps to highlight the importance of grassroots-level decision-making.” Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division wishes to acknowledge our Board for the contribution they make on behalf of our communities, staff

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