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Summer Music Camp

Many of our schools are active in the summer hosting Literacy programs, Mental Health student workshops and more! The Summer Music Camps are organized by a group of four partner music organizations – the Saskatchewan Band Association, Saskatchewan Choral Federation, Saskatchewan Music Educators Association and Saskatchewan Orchestral Association. These organizations are in the business of promoting and encouraging musical involvement and activity for all Saskatchewan residents as part of a healthy lifestyle that includes personal fulfillment and accomplishment.   These

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Science is a Verb!

Science is  a verb!  It’s a way of thinking and a method for finding answers. The Grade 8 class at Arthur Pechey read about the properties of a fluid, and then tested a strange substance called “oobleck” to determine if it is indeed a fluid using the criteria they had collected.  The odd thing about Oobleck is that when it is struck with any amount of force, it acts as a hard solid.  When it is gently handled, it acts

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Golden Shovels!

SRPSD grade 7/8 classes at Ecole Vickers School are shovelling driveways in the community as part of their new program “Out to Learn” which is funded by the program enhancement grant through the school division. The goal of the program is to have students experience ways of being active in the city and the community. They will be taking advantage of many of the cities facilities trying new activities but this week it’s all about giving back.

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Hour of Code

Last week SRPSD students from every school participated in “Hour of Code” The world wide week long movement allows “Every student to have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path.” Code.org. Riverside Public School At Riverside, Aski learned code with his kindergarten partners in Mr. Parenteau’s class with Mrs. Monette who also assisted in other classes division wide.

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