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Monday, March 28, 2016
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CSA Astronaut Saint-Jacques

Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques had the undivided attention of students at Silverspring School as he encouraged them to follow their dreams similar to what he did.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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The mental well-being of children and youth is of growing concern in Canada and throughout the world. Information provided on the  Canadian Mental Health Association’s website indicates that 10 to 20 percent of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness or disorder, that Canada’s youth suicide rate is the third highest in the industrialized world, and that over three million 12 to 19 year olds are at risk of developing depression.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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It was hardly surprising that since the four candidates seeking support in the upcoming provincial election were talking to a group of teachers that they made sure to underscore the fact that when it comes to public education they are the ones best positioned to know what is best for their students.

Candidates forum

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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Education Minister Don Morgan recently joined school division officials from Saskatoon Public Schools, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, Prairie Spirit School Division, Regina Public Schools and Regina Catholic School Division, along with students, parents and community members to unveil the designs for the 18 publicly owned elementary schools being built on nine joint-use sites in Regina, Saskatoon, Martensville and Warman.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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KENASTON – As the assembled dignitaries basked in the celebration of the official opening of the brand new Distance Learning Centre in the rather unlikely locale of Kenaston, it was a chance for Sun West School Division Director of Education Guy Tétrault to recall how he had been involved in the first online school in Alberta 20 years ago.

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