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Sept. 13, 2021 Board Meeting Highlights

1. Dr. Chokani Provides Compelling COVID Information At its recent regular meeting, the Board was pleased to participate in a discussion with Dr. Khami Chokani, the Local Medical Health Officer and lead of the local pandemic response team. Dr. Chokani outlined the recent history, current trends and future projections of COVID case rates, hospitalizations, vaccination rates and other information specific to the communities in SRPSD. Trustees appreciated the time, clarity and conversation as it provided valuable information as the Board

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SRPSD Celebrates Literacy Day

The Ministry of Education has declared September 8, 2021, as Literacy Day in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division celebrates its commitment to student achievement.  We believe that Literacy is the focus that connects all our good work together.  Literacy begins with the fundamental acquisition of skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, representing, and mathematics. It becomes the ability of all students to think, apply, and communicate effectively in all subject and program areas in a variety of ways

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August 30, 2021 Board Meeting Highlights

Board Welcomes Students and Staff to New School Year At its regular meeting on August 30, 2021, the Board conveyed its anticipation for the new school year and extended its welcome to new and returning students and staff.  Trustees commended the staff for ensuring schools are safe, welcoming spaces where learning is the focus and thanked parents who consistently support their children and schools.  The Board discussed the impact of the pandemic on learning and expressed the value of having

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Welcome Back

As students and staff return to school today for the 2021-22 school year, Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division wants to say “Welcome Back!” This is an exciting day for many students who return to school to experience everything the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division has to offer.  Students will meet their teacher, may be for the first time, and they will see old friends and meet new ones.  Some students will also feel nervous or unsettled, but we will welcome

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Provincial Students’ Day

It’s Provincial Students’ Day! As many Saskatchewan students head back to class, September 1, 2021, has been officially proclaimed “Provincial Students’ Day”.  As we welcome students, staff and families back to school, health and safety continues to be a priority in our division.  We are focussing on making this a great year of safe learning, connections and fun.  The hope that the entire province will see the importance of schools, teachers and students in the social economic and cultural health

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Welcome Back

Schools are open and staff are making the final preparations for another excellent school year.  Teachers and staff often begin preparing for the new school year even before the last one finishes, and this week they are putting the finishing touches on the plans for 2021-22.  The last few days before students arrive provide opportunities for staff to reconnect with each other, share learning opportunities and finalizes their plans. Staff spend time working on strategies for literacy achievement in math,

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SRPSD salutes the Graduates of 2021

We are so very proud of you. You have shown resilience and preserved during a significantly different school year. You have worked through hybrid attendance, online learning, classroom isolations, self-monitoring situations, masks and the list could go on. As your Principal, I have been asked a number of times how the school year is going? Every time I respond with; “The students have been fantastic, it amazes me how resilient they are.” We wish you all the best in whatever

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Shellbrook Elementary Public School creates their version of “Who Would Win?”

During May, grade 3 and 4 students at Shellbrook Elementary created their own spinoff of the very popular book series “Who Would Win.”  They spent many class periods reading, researching, and note-taking before beginning to draft their own profile pages.  They then continued to write a short battle that featured both of their animals. The grade 3’s went on to write a multi-paragraph report about their winning animal, while the grade 4’s wrote an opinion piece to explain why the

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