Education

Bready’s Elementary School kids planting vegetables. Photo submitted courtesy of the Saskatchewan Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Bready’s Elementary School kids planting vegetables. Photo submitted courtesy of the Saskatchewan Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Heart and Stroke Foundation grant encourages healthy lifestyles in Sask. communities

By Alex Soloducha
February 6, 2014 - 6:37am Updated: February 6, 2014 - 6:02pm

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is working to encourage new programs to improve the health of people in their community, especially children.

The foundation’s ‘My Healthy Community Grant’ was developed to fund community programs which promote healthy lifestyle changes.

Samuel Halkett is the Cree language course instructor. Alex Soloducha, paNOW Staff.
Samuel Halkett is the Cree language course instructor. Alex Soloducha, paNOW Staff.

Cree language class reconnects people with their heritage

By Alex Soloducha
February 6, 2014 - 6:23am

Prince Albert residents now have the chance to learn the Cree language at St. Alban’s Cathedral.

For people who may have lost their language somewhere along the lines, it’s an opportunity to get back in touch with a piece of their culture.

Parents and students debated changing the name and logo of the Bedford Road Collegiate Redmen. Kelly Malone/News T
Parents and students debated changing the name and logo of the Bedford Road Collegiate Redmen. Kelly Malone/News T

Saskatoon public school board pressured on school's 'Redmen' team name

By Kelly Malone
February 5, 2014 - 6:53am

In a full room of parents, students, former students, educators, and concerned members of the public the Board of Education for Saskatoon Public Schools were told that the 'Redmen' name and logo used by Bedford Road Collegiate has to go.

An empty classroom. paNOW file photo.
An empty classroom. paNOW file photo.

Educator calls for end to funding inequality affecting First Nations students

By Alex Soloducha
February 4, 2014 - 6:46am

Students in Saskatchewan receive free schooling, yet their education may not be valued equally.

The tuition for each student attending the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division is $10,549 a year, according to Donald Lloyd, the chief financial officer for the division.

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