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Monday, March 21, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Although the vast lion’s share of publicity surrounding the plight of refugees continues to focus on Syria and surrounding environs, staff, students and parents at École St. Matthew School in Saskatoon have opted to focus their fundraising efforts to privately sponsor a refugee family from the African country of Burundi.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

One of the hot-button topics for teachers in the province in recent times has been the issue of teacher workload intensification.

The Joint Committee on Student and Teacher Time, which featured representatives from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, the Saskatchewan School Boards Association and the Ministry of Education, held extensive consultations which culminated into a series of 11 recommendations as a hoped-for blueprint to address the issue.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

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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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Sheila Pocha vividly recalls sitting in her office one August day in 2014 preparing for the upcoming school year in her capacity as principal of James L. Alexander School in Saskatoon when she happened to answer the phone and received the unexpected news that she had been recognized for the Leadership Award of Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards presented by Indspire.

That put her in the esteemed company of 10 fellow educators across the country for their innovative teaching practices, particularly including more cultural teachings in the curriculum.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

PRINCE ALBERT – A Hollywood scriptwriter couldn’t come up with a more implausible, yet entirely compelling storyline.

Meet Jason McKay, Jason Vandall and Adam Daigneault. What they share in common is considerable, but the way in which their respective paths have led them to the same place as they prepare for a complete contrast in their careers makes this all the more intriguing and inspiring.

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