Chinook School Division

Chinook School Division highlights “funding gap” for upcoming school year

May 28, 2023 | 8:56am

Another school division has shared a bleak look into the future, saying they continue to be “underfunded.” In a letter to parents and staff, the Chinook School Division, which serves nearly 6,000 students in 61 schools across the southwest portion of the province, gave a funding update. “As we are working through our 2023-2024 budget, […]

Former Maple Creek teacher and youth coach charged with historic sexual assault

Apr 26, 2023 | 4:40pm

Historic sexual assault and sexual interference charges were laid against a former teacher in Maple Creek. Wednesday, 64-year-old Dexter Bacsu made his first appearance on the charges in Swift Current provincial court. As the investigation continues, Maple Creek RCMP believe there may be more victims. RCMP release that Bacsu was a long-time teacher in Maple Creek schools […]

Chinook School Division requiring masks when school resumes

Aug 26, 2021 | 12:44pm

With the new school year just about on us, many school divisions are releasing their back-to-school plan with the Chinook School Division that operates schools in Swift Current and communities in southwestern Saskatchewan being the latest. In a letter sent to staff and families, director of education Mark Benesh says masks are being recommended for […]