Education News

Sarah Gerrard, a Saskatchewan teacher who helped found the first Gay Straigth Alliance group in the province, spoke Saturday at a workshop at the Unviersity of Saskatchewan.

Sask. teacher calls for legislation protecting Gay-Straight Alliance groups

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 11:08am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:09am

Breaking the Silence held it's 20th annual conference on LGBTQ issues Saturday at the University of Saskatchewan.   Many workshops were focused on Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs...

The Prairie Spirit School Division cancelled several bus routes on Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017.

Prairie Spirit School Division cancels some buses Tuesday

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2017 - 7:59am Updated: March 7, 2017 - 12:58pm

While schools will remain open, the Prairie Spirit School Division announced weather conditions will impact buses Tuesday.

About half the division’s fleet will not be...

Students at public schools in Saskatoon won't be getting out early on Thursdays in the 2017-2018 school year.

Saskatoon Public Schools doing away with early dismissal Thursdays

By 650 CKOM March 6, 2017 - 1:01pm Updated: March 6, 2017 - 1:01pm

Saskatoon Public Schools is adjusting their schedules for the 2017-2018 school year, eliminating early dismissal Thursdays.   Currently, elementary students are let out about...

An artist's rendering depicting what the surface of one of 7 recently discovered planets might look like.

U of S astronomer reacts to NASA planet discovery

By 650 CKOM February 23, 2017 - 10:05am Updated: February 23, 2017 - 10:18am

NASA's recent discovery of seven planets orbiting the same star could help the University of Saskatchewan.   The school's astronomy department has been engaged in a project...

Grade six students from St. Bernard School designed bus wraps to be used in a campaign for the Children's Discovery Museum.

Saskatoon kids design bus wraps for Children's Discovery Museum

By JT Marshall February 10, 2017 - 7:07am Updated: February 10, 2017 - 7:09am

Grade six student Erin Lalach from St. Bernard School will soon get to follow her drawing on a Saskatoon transit bus.   "I'm super excited, I'll be making my mom chase the bus...

Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan says consultations have shown strong support for keeping locally elected school boards in the province.

Education minister says Sask. people favour keeping elected school boards

By 650 CKOM February 6, 2017 - 1:51pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 1:51pm

The Sask. Party may have to slow down its drive for transformational change in Saskatchewan's school boards.   The province began consultations following a December 2016 report...

A union representing some 7,000 of Saskatchewan's education workers is voicing concerns as the province mulls amalgamating public school boards.

Proposed school board changes worry education workers' union

By Erin McNutt January 25, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: January 25, 2017 - 7:03am

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is concerned the provincial government is moving too fast with plans to change education.  An advisory panel of six people was appointed...

Basketball isn't the only thing featured at BRIT, murals are part of the tradition to welcome teams to the school.

BRIT tradition continues with team mural project

By JT Marshall January 12, 2017 - 8:02am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 10:28am

Bedford Road Collegiate High School's Invitational Basketball Tournament (BRIT) isn't just about the sport.

The entire student body gets involved, including art students...

Saskatchewan School Boards Association President Dr. Shawn Davidson has grave concerns about further amalgmation of boards.

Education stakeholders react to governance report

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 7:29pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 7:35pm

The province wants feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run moving forward.

A six-member panel has been formed to consult the public on 'Dan Perrins' K-12...

Education Minister Don Morgan met with the media on Wednesday to discuss the options to school governance in Saskatchewan.

Education minister wants feedback on how Sask. schools are governed

By Chris Carr December 21, 2016 - 5:06pm Updated: January 25, 2017 - 6:31am

The province wants parents and teachers to give some thought and feedback on how Saskatchewan's schools are run.

A six-member panel has been formed to consult the public...

Sask. teacher charged with misconduct from 30 years ago

By Lisa Schick November 6, 2016 - 1:29pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 1:49pm

A Saskatchewan teacher will soon be facing a list of 30-year-old allegations that include having sleepovers with a student, and organizing a strip basketball practice for a...

Children at Regina's Cathedral Area Co-operative Daycare.

'It's tough enough:' Regina daycares to appeal property tax reassessments

By Lisa Schick, Kevin Martel October 23, 2016 - 1:54pm Updated: October 23, 2016 - 7:40pm

wo Regina daycares will plead their cases this week against property taxes after they received a shocking reassessment.

In total, five daycares in the city saw their...