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Hello Summer

Summer in SRPSD Summer in Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division is a time of renewal.  For most of our students and families, summer is a break from the formal learning routine and a chance to learn and enjoy life in less formal and focused ways.  For some of us summer means time to relax and enjoy the slower pace and various summer activities in our community or across the country.  For others it means taking courses towards advanced certification or

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Red Wing Public School Supports the Community Through Social and Environmental Action

The grade 6 students at Red Wing Public School ended the year of with an engaging and exciting social assessment. As part of a social and environmental sustainability plan the students needed to plan and organize either a social sustainability action plan or an environmental sustainability action plan. The social sustainability groups chose a local organization in need of assistance and planned a fundraiser on their behalf. The local organizations that were chosen were the SPCA, Ronald McDonald Room at

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June 21, 2019 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their own distinct heritage, language, cultural practices and spiritual beliefs. For generations, many Indigenous peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near June 21 due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year.  In recent

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W.P. Sandin Hosts a Hackathon

May 8th the grade 6-8 girls at WP participated in a nationwide Hackathon hosted by Hackergal. “Hackergal is a not-for-profit organization that introduces young girls across Canada to coding through the experience of a hackathon. With women vastly underrepresented in the tech industry all over the world, Hackergal strives to inspire a new wave of Canadian female coders to bring equality to the booming industry.” – hackergal.org The WPS girls teamed up to solve a challenge based on health and

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Riverside Trade Show Sends Students to Camp

The students, staff and community members at several Saskatchewan Rivers Public Schools are organizing a trade show hosted at Riverside Public School on June 1, 2019.  The show has space for a few more vendors so contact them soon to book your table.  The Spring Into Summer Trade show is a great opportunity to purchase a wide a variety of items for your home or yard and support sending students to camp.  All the proceeds from the sale is shared

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Colours of the Sash Metis Learning Opportunity Celebrates Mètis Culture

Toes were tapping and smiles abound as the sound of Mètis fiddle music and folk songs filled the air while approximately 150 grade 4 – 6 students from six SRPSD schools were honoured to be a part of the inaugural Colours of the Sash Learning Opportunity at the EA Rawlinson Centre for the Arts on Wednesday, May 1st. Michif language was shared along with traditional teas and foods including the favoured beignes. Students were also challenged as Mètis voyageurs in

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SRPSD and the Saskatchewan Government Celebrates Early Childhood Education

Our community is becoming more aware that children begin learning right from birth, and it is very important that parents and early childhood educators are providing early learning that supports positive child development.  We know that parents are a child’s first and most influential teachers, but many children are also supported in their development by other caregivers, including childcare educators.  As part of this, the month of May has been proclaimed Early Childhood Education Month, and the government has specifically

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Poetry and Remembrance: Wildrose Student Morgan Wood Demonstrates Excellence

Four members of the Shellbrook Legion Branch 111 were out to visit the students at Wild Rose Public School to present an award to one of their students. Helen and Henri Dagenais, Allan Carswell, and Fred Tatler joined the students and staff to congratulate Morgan Wood on her achievement. Morgan, a grade 6 student, penned a poem, for the annual Remembrance Day Poster/Essay & Poem Contest that the Royal Canadian Legion hosts every year. Morgan’s entry, in the Junior division,

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PACI performed the play MIRRORS, a one act production by John O’Brien that deals with guilt and how one man copes, or seemingly doesn’t cope, with it. In their SDA debut, PACI performers brought home 5 awards! They Include: – The Bob Hinitt Technical Performance Award (Lights/Sound)- Awarded to Robin Johnston – The Mary Ellen Burgess Performance Award (Best Acting Performance) Awarded to Marc Carle – SDA Certificate of Merit for Acting – Awarded to Rayna McCaul – Best Overall

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