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Literacy Camps help students learn to love reading

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Camps Keep Children Reading Through the Summer to Help Them Prepare to Return to School in the Fall The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $500,000 to support school divisions in delivering 20 summer literacy camps across the province.  Approximately 400 children are expected to attend the camps, which are being delivered by eight school divisions.Since…

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Toney elected as Trustee for Subdivision 4

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Congratulations to Katelyn Toney, elected Trustee for Subdivision 4 of the Chinook School Division Board of Education. Results: Katelyn Toney (elected) 163 Brent Castle 94 Katelyn Toney was elected as the Trustee for Subdivision 4, which includes schools in Wymark, Gull Lake, and Tompkins as well as numerous Hutterian schools. Katelyn obtained a degree in…

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Choo-Foo named Chief Project Officer for Provincial Initiatives

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Along with the release of the provincial budget last week, came an announcement that Liam Choo-Foo, Director of Education for Chinook, has been named Chief Project Officer for provincial initiatives. Choo-Foo has demonstrated effective leadership at a provincial level with the Saskatchewan Reads initiative and hopes to replicate the success of the recent project in…

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Community Voices Crucial to Public Education

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Town Hall Meeting in Wymark tonight The Chinook Board of Education is raising public awareness of potential changes to education in our communities as a result of the Educational Governance Review Report by Dan Perrins. Mr. Perrins, former Deputy Minister to Premier Lorne Calvert, was hired by the current government to study the future of…

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Education belongs to community

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Dear Gull Lake School Families,  We, the Gull Lake School Community Council, have been made aware that changes are being considered to our current Provincial Education System.  We felt it was important to email the school families to raise awareness of the possible changes.  The possible changes are outlined in the Education Governance Review Report…

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Eastend students fundraising for the Ronald McDonald House of Saskatchewan

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The Ronald McDonald House of Saskatchewan opened its doors in 1985 and has remained opened largely due to the support throughout the province. Now a group of Eastend students are doing their part to help keep the Ronald McDonald House thriving. Several years ago Eastend School started their own We Day group, now chaired by…

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