back-to-school plan

Prairie Valley School Division releases return to school plan for upcoming year

Aug 24, 2021 | 10:44am

The Prairie Valley School Division has released it’s back to school plan for the 2021/22 year. Masks will be mandatory for all students under the age of 12 (born 2010 or later) and for everyone in classrooms where students underage will be present. Masking is not mandated for students 12 and over, but it is […]

Province announces expanded back-to-school plan

Aug 17, 2020 | 2:48pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced that they will be providing the province’s schools with more resources, more information, more time, and more testing in order to reopen safely. Premier Scott Moe announced that $40 million will be allocated from the province’s $200 million COVID-19 contingency fund for additional costs related to ensuring the safety of […]

Start of school pushed back in Sask; additional funding coming

Aug 15, 2020 | 2:30pm

Premier Scott Moe announced that the start of the 2020-21 school year will be delayed, as well as an additional $40 million in funding for necessary resources for the province’s back-to-school plan. Premier Moe made the announcement in a video posted to his Facebook page. In the video, Moe said school divisions would provide details […]

Some SK teachers threatening to not work without a better back-to-school plan

Aug 15, 2020 | 8:17am

There is still a tremendous sense of anxiety amongst Saskatchewan’s teachers about what is going to happen when classes resume in just a couple of weeks time. Saying inadequate measures are in place, some are talking about not working because of safety issues they face with options being looked at to reinforce their stance. Saskatchewan […]

Sask. NDP worried about economy if COVID-19 outbreak occurs in schools

Aug 14, 2020 | 1:26pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the provincial government to change its back-to-school plan, in order to protect students and staff, and help the province’s economic recovery. NDP Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon says that in order to keep the economy moving forward, schools need to reopen safely. “If the Sask. Party fails the test to […]