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West Central Walks for Foodbank

A Walkathon at West Central is a long tradition, but this year the tradition had a new twist. The school decided that rather than ask for monetary donations to the school we would instead ask for donations to the food bank. It was a fabulous day of walking and helping others. Students, staff and families made a generous donation to the foodbank, and enjoyed the walkathon tradition. Thank you West Central Public School.

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SRPSD Proud!

Recently Maureen Taylor (SRPSD Superintendent seconded to Ministry of Education) and First Nations and Metis Partnership Consultant Linda Greyeyes-Highway traveled to Regina to be honored by the Premier for their work with Help Me Tell My Story! [soliloquy id=”762″] To learn more about the Premiers Awards for Excellence https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/heritage-honours-and-awards/premiers-award-for-excellence-in-the-public-service  

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PEG Grant Comes To Life!

SRPSD’s Grade 8 class at Arthur Pechey and Carlton’s Grade 10 Drama class teamed up to perform monologues that were prepared over the course of several weeks through the Program Enhancement Grant.  Grade 10 students from Carlton met and mentored Arthur Pechey’s Grade 8 students as they explored the skills of developing character and crafting monologues around various social issues that exist in our society. [soliloquy id=”736″] This Board sponsored learning initiative is exciting and Arthur Pechey and Carlton are

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Feeding The Aardvark!

 SRPSD Shellbrook Public Elementary staff and students and families are excited to be working together on our writing goal for this year.  Our theme goes together with the mascot for our school – Ardie the Aardvark – and the ants that are building incredible ant hills of creative written work to feed Ardie’s hunger for fabulous writing!  Ardie just knows these students are going to become “Writing Superstars” over the course of this school year.

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Meath Park is ready for the Federal Election!

SRPSD’s Meath Park Public School recently did their STUDENT VOTE with 85% voter turnout in their grade 7-12 classes.   Teachers Scott Hurl and Lorie Zbaraschuk oversaw the proceedings, along with some grade 12 volunteers. The democratic process is something our students are part of in many ways; whether they are 18 and are actually voting on October 19th or being part of school Student Leadership teams. In social studies students also learn about civic roles and responsibilities. Prince Albert has

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Wesmor is like family, valedictorian says

Class of 2015 celebrates achievements with loved ones Since being named valedictorian for the class of 2015 at Wesmor Public High School, Sandy Anderson said earning the title has meant everything to him. It is also a reflection of how involved Anderson became with the school such as being a leader within the school and the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Board. “There’s a great staff at Wesmor,” Anderson said. “They’re just like family to us.” During the graduation ceremony, which

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Retiring teachers recognized

The Prince Albert & Area Teachers’ Association held its superannuation banquet on Wednesday evening to honour retiring teachers within the Saskatchewan Rivers and Prince Albert Catholic School Divisions. The honoured educators are (back row, left to right) Maureen Melnyk, Shelby Currie, Doug Wallace, Terry Springett, George Huczek, Colleen Berge, Bob Pannell, Ron Poetker, Corinne Soloducha, Randy Krammer, (front row, L to R) Janice April, Fay Morar-Kaufenberg, Bev Scheirer, Karen Loster, Cathy Anderson, Heather Edwards, Mary Giles-Sander and Leah Mesenchuk. Other

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Best Teacher K-12

MRS. PAWLIW Kristen Pawliw a Grade 1 and 2 teacher at Princess Margaret School in Prince Albert is considered by her colleagues as a warm and caring teacher that always has the best in mind for her students. paNOW reader’s agree and  recently voted Mrs. Pawliw as Prince Albert’s Best K-12 Teacher for paNOW’s Best of the Best 2014. Pawliw who has worked within the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division (SRPSD) for approximately eight years was shocked, but honoured, when

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Government of Saskatchewan Invests $600,000 in Summer Literacy Programs

Released on June 9, 2015 The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $600,000 in summer literacy camps for children ages five to 15 with a focus on First Nations and Métis students.  The camps help prevent summer reading loss by encouraging students to take part in literacy activities during July and August. “Our government is committed to having 80 per cent of students reading at grade level or above by June 2020,” Education Minister Don Morgan said.  “Literacy camps help students

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