Category Archives: Student First

Engaging First Nations and Métis Students Through “Following Their Voices”

IMG_0059-500 Following Their Voices focuses on improving achievement of First Nations and Métis students. The goal of Following Their Voices is to improve teacher-student relationships, improve the learning environment and to encourage broad interactions between teacher and learner. From February to June 2015, six schools across the province...
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Regina Students Learn Life Skills Taking New Military High School Co-op Program

20150606_081417-2500 Written by: Pte (R) Madison Holowachuk on behalf of all 2015 BMQ Co-op graduates: Pte (R) Josh Baker, Pte (R) Alyse Ludwar, Pte (R) Christopher Busch, Pte (R) Slade Mascotto, Pte (R) Damien Claveau-Haasen, Pte...
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Balanced Literacy Means Success for Chinook Students

Photo-1-shared-read500 In 2006, the Chinook School Division made students’ reading success a priority. Twenty teachers and administrators formed a literacy committee who researched reading success best practices locally, nationally and internationally. The plan developed by the committee is called Balanced...
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Saskatoon’s Newest Schools Officially Open

Outside-first-day-of-school500 One of Saskatoon’s fastest growing neighbourhoods has welcomed the city’s two newest schools. Holy Family Catholic School and Willowgrove Public School officially opened their doors on March 6, 2015, in the northeast neighbourhood of Willowgrove. Both of the...
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Helping High School Students Stay in School

The-meeting-of-3-communities-through-literacy500 In 2013-14, the Good Spirit School Division developed a partnership with the Yorkton Tribal Council through the Invitational Shared Services Initiative (ISSI), to respond to concerns raised about the graduation and drop-out rates of students...
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