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Wednesday, 14 September 2011 15:05

Sask. Ministry of Education approves Chinook budget

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The Ministry of Education has approved the Chinook School Division’s 2011-2012 budget. According to Board Chair, Randy Beler, this is a budget that will allow Chinook to advance its educational priorities and those of the province while remaining fiscally responsible.


Gerry Desrochers of Vestas – Canadian Wind Technology and Great Plains College president David Francis were among those on hand at the Swift Current Airport today as Vestas donated a wind turbine blade to the college’s new Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician program. The donated blade was previously damaged in a tornado but has never been used, making it ideal for the program’s needs.

Friday, 09 September 2011 10:01

Spencer retires; new communicator hired for CSD

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Education has always been important for Dave Spencer.

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Great Plains College is proud to once again partner with the Southwest Literacy Committee in support of International Literacy Day, which is celebrated every Sept. 8 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 17:02

Chinook representative join provincial boards

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By Chris Jaster — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chinook School Division representatives continued to show how important they are in Saskatchewan this summer.

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In preparation for the closure of École Oman, the Chinook School Board approved at its Aug. 22 meeting a request to the Ministry of Education for funding to do a study on how to use Fairview School in the future.

By Aasa Marshall — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

After four years of sitting empty on the Saskatchewan prairie, the former St. Angela’s Academy in Prelate will again be filled with students from across the country.

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