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City Recommends to Refrain from Visiting Playground Structures

The City of Prince Albert supports the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s (SHA) direction in regards to social distancing and, in cooperation with the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division and Prince Albert Catholic School Division, continue to work on implementing protective measures to limit the possible transmission of COVID-19. The City of Prince Albert highly recommends residents refrain from visiting public playground structures at this time. The surface of play structures are high touch areas and can be dirty and full of germs.

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March 20, 2020 Update

March 20, 2020 Hello Families, The Ministry of Education has asked the division to share the attached message with all of our SRPSD families: Ministry of Education message to families.  If you have difficulty in seeing the original message through the attchment, the key points are summarized below: First, thank you to students, parents and caregivers for your understanding during these extraordinary times. We appreciate your patience and your flexibility. We are workinghard to address the needs of students, staff and

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Message to all – March 18

March 18, 2020 Dear Families, Thank you for the amazing support you have provided to our schools and our staff during this uncertain time. It is during these challenging times that it becomes so clear the importance of relationship and understanding. Thank you for your care and encouragement. You will know that classes have been suspended indefinitely starting March 20, 2020. We would like to know how long this suspension will last, but we do not have that information. In

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Covid-19 Update – March 16

March 16, 2020 Dear Families, As you likely have heard, the Government of Saskatchewan has just announced that due to COVID-19, classes in pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 will be suspended indefinitely, starting Friday, March 20, 2020.  For the period of March 16th to March 19th, pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 classes will wind down. This means that parents who are able to keep children home should do so immediately, with no absence or grade impacts. Parents with limited childcare options have

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SRPSD Schools Respond to COVID-19

March 13, 2020 Dear Families, The safety of our students and staff members is our first priority so that we can then focus on excellence in teaching and learning.  The first confirmed case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is in Saskatchewan, so to promote safety and reduce spread of disease, our school division will continue to be guided by Public Health.  First we want to remind parents and families to review effective hygiene practices: Practice proper coughing and sneezing etiquette (into bend

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SRPSD Job Action Response

March 9, 2020 Dear Families, Last week, the division informed families about the potential for teacher job action.  We have now received official notice that the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation (STF) will be restricting teacher services beginning March 12, 2020 and until further notice.  Here is the link to the information that the STF has made public: https://www.stf.sk.ca/teaching-saskatchewan/collective-bargaining/sanctions This job action will impact schools in several ways and SRPSD will be adjusting school operations accordingly.  Specifically, his adjustment means: Extra-curricular activities that

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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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