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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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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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2019 Carlton Boat Races

The 2019 Carlton Boat races were held November 5, 2019.  This year, we had 26 teams competing in the boat races. It was a huge success with 5 teams lasting 2 minutes in the water for the weight challenge.  The top 5 teams consisted of Princess Margaret claiming first, East Central second, Canwood third, Red Wing fourth and Wild Rose fifth. Thanks to all the teams who came out and to the volunteers for their help keeping it organized.

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Wesmor Public High School was chosen for the WestJet Experience to attend WE Day Manitoba in Winnipeg. Each year, WestJet provides flights and hotels for schools in provinces and territories without WE Day to attend a WE Day in another province. Wesmor Public High School was chosen due to the school’s commitment to making the world a better place through the WE School initiative. Nine students were chosen for their volunteerism, leadership, and positive actions in the school to travel

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