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June 20, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights

Board Celebrates Graduates The Board members’ forum is part of each Board meeting that provides an opportunity for trustees to share accolades or concerns from constituents and summarize recent trustee activities.  At the recent meeting, this part of the agenda was full of celebrations of Grade 12 Graduations and Grade 8 Farewells.  Elementary schools often have ceremonies to celebrate their Grade 8s who will be moving to high schools and SRPSD has 11 high schools that each have distinct and

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with many learning and celebration events.  We know that Indigenous peoples have made invaluable contribution to this country and continue to play a strong role in shaping our present and our future.  Too often, we do not recognize the strength and resilience of Indigenous peoples who have survived oppression and discrimination and we neglect to make the effort to make reconciliation a reality. First Nations, Metis and Inuit people have

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École Debden Public School Awarded Student Citizenship Award

Public Schools of Saskatchewan held its second annual Student Citizenship Award initiative.  This award recognizes student groups or classes that support citizenship or character building within their school and community. In March 2022, École Debden Public School student Gracie Cyr saw a poster for a $1000 Student Leadership Award.  She knew Desireé Pott, Kyra Johnson, and Rose Fry would help her achieve the goal of spreading joy throughout the school and community.  They put together a short video that showed

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June 6, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights

Board Approves 2022-2023 School Division Budget Over the last many years, fiscal stewardship has been an essential strength of the SRPSD Board of Education’s governance work.  Last year, the Board made difficult budget decisions to prepare a solid path for the future.  Since then, staff and trustees have worked successfully to reconnect students and families to schools during the pandemic and SRPSD enrolment has increased as a result. Hard decisions last year and increased funding for enrolment growth this year

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“Excellence for Every Learner” Podcast

Dave Lokinger and Ryan Hughes continue to create an “Excellence for Every Learner” podcast.  The last episode of the season has now been uploaded.  Check it out and be sure to watch for the upcoming season in the Fall of 2022. You can access them: On Spotify: You do not need a paid Spotify account to listen; simply download the app to your device and search us by Excellence for Every Learner. https://open.spotify.com/show/5P6UOtIlTDUgpI4AbyZd2g?si=97587059b16f4ca0 On Google Podcasts: You do not need

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King George Public School’s Principal for the Day

Mr. Charlie won the prize of being principal for the day by raising money during our Walkathon and Thursday, June 2, 2022, was his big day!  He performed important Principal duties like sitting back with his feet up, got to meet our division’s Director of Education, Mr. Bratvold, and got to help execute a fire drill at the school this afternoon. He might just be a real Principal one day after all, great work Charlie!!!

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June is Pride Month

Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Today, celebrations include pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and these events attract millions of participants around the world. Memorials are also held during this month for those members of the community who have been lost to hate crimes or HIV/AIDS. The purpose

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P4A Track

Congratulations to all SRPSD track and field athletes that attended the P4A over the last three days.  Thank you to everyone who helped organize and a huge shout out to our SRPSD families who supported our athletes.  Job well done!

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