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Posted On Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Orange Shirt Day 2020 Orange Shirt Day   2020 is coming – on Wednesday, Sept. 30 – and schools are being invited to register for this free, online event from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. Schools can also register to receive free resources from Monique Gray Smith , a Canadian writer of children's and young adult literature. She is an international speaker and consultant of Cree, Lakota and Scottish descent, based in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Posted On Friday, September 18, 2020

How Health Checks WorkFor parents or caregivers with questions about the Acknowledgement to Complete Daily Health Check , it’s worth taking a closer look at what they need to know about assessing the health of their child(ren) every morning. This is what they acknowledge actions they will take regarding key symptoms of illness, if there is a confirmed contact with COVID-19, or if there is international travel.
Key Symptoms of Illness
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Posted On Friday, September 18, 2020

Arthur Stevenson Principal Deanna SteptoeWe know school looks different this year, and parents have been asking for a chance to see what steps are being taken to keep students safe. Deanna Steptoe is the Principal at Arthur Stevenson Elementary School, and she walked us through the protocols that have been put in place at the school for students and staff. Like all schools in the District, Arthur Stevenson is following the protocols outlined in the SD73 Health and Safety Guidelines as part of the SD73 Re-start Plan...
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Posted On Thursday, September 17, 2020

Sept 14, 2020From the regular meeting of the Board of Education. Find out about how the Re-start Plan is working and the Numeracy Program. Read Board Notes here .

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Posted On Friday, September 11, 2020

Raise a Reader Campaign 2020The Raise a Reader campaign raises funds to support these local literacy programs: One to One Reading, Parent-Child Mother Goose, Come Read with Me, the Bright Red Bookshelves and the Bright Red Book Bus. COVID-19 has changed how this important campaign will run this year. Instead of having Volunteers out in their bright orange t-shirts, hawking papers for a donation to literacy, the campaign has developed three ways you can support Raise a Reader in 2020: 
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