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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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SRPSD Celebrates French Second Language Week

In February schools across Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division celebrated French Second Language week and the celebrations were particularly vibrant in our French Immersion schools: Arthur Pechey, Debden, Vickers and Carlton.   It is an exciting time for students to celebrate their knowledge of French and for non-French Immersion students to experience a little of the French experience.  Students in École Vickers Public School enjoyed at traditional French snack with their English counterparts, learned to play the wooden spoons, often used

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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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