• A special LEAN visit

    LEAN Visit August 2014Prairie South Facilities department played host to members of the Saskatchewan Government last week, as Deputy Minister Dan Florizone and Minster Don McMorris paid a visit to the Moose Jaw offices.

    As one of only 11 school divisions to be selected for a LEAN project in 2012, Prairie South School Division was proud to show the Minister the progress made so far.  The Facilities department has streamlined their preventative maintenance system, allowing for more cost efficient and timely repairs and upgrades to the Divisions 40 schools.

    Facilities Manager Darren Baiton said the visit was an excellent way to show the positive effects of the LEAN process.  "Although not without it's challenges" he says, "going through the LEAN process has allowed my team to be more proactive in delivering a better end product in a more organized and efficient manner to the end user."  In this case, the end users are the teachers and students, and Prairie South is always striving to put students first.

    Baiton is particularly proud of the way his team is utilizing technology to help span the geographical distance across Prairie South. "We use iPads and FaceTime in the field, allowing for more accurate assessments and data collection."

    Prairie South thanks the Minister and his team for coming out to see LEAN in action!

  • By-Election 2014 - now accepting nominations!

    Prairie South School Division is now accepting nominations for the position of Board Member, Subdivision #2, which includes the school attendance areas of Avonlea, Caronport, Lindale and Rouleau.

    Click here for nomination packages and full details about the election, including important dates.

    Want to see who's running in Subdivision #2? As nominations are received, they will be posted here. For more election news, follow us on Twitter @PrairieSouth!

  • Student Registration 2014-2015

    REGISTRATION - starts today for High School Students!

     

    It's almost back to school time! The first day of classes for all students is Tuesday, September 2.

    Elementary Students Registrations for new elementary students not yet registered for the 2014-2015 school year will take place on Friday, August 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Secondary Students High school students new to the city and high school students requiring timetable changes will register at A.E. Peacock Collegiate, Central Collegiate or Riverview Collegiate as per the schedule, which can be found here.

    For additional information, please contact the school:
    Central Collegiate, Principal Scott Williamson, 306-693-4691
    Cornerstone Christian School, Principal Scott Robertson, 306-693-2937
    Peacock Collegiate, Principal Dustin Swanson, 306-693-4626
    Riverview Collegiate, Principal Don Hand, 306-693-1331

    Caronport High School is currently inviting applications for the 2014/2015 school year. Click here for application information. Private tours of the high school campus can be arranged by calling Monica at 306-756-3298. You can register online here or by phone at 306-756-3298.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Let Summer Reading be Your Family Adventure

    reading summer picEasy ways to make summer reading your family adventure:

    • Take books along on outings. Pack books in your beach bag, picnic basket or in the car.
    • Read together. At bedtime or snack time, take the time to share a story.
    • Visit the library. A wonderful (and free) place full of adventures yet to be discovered.

    Prairie South Schools - Reading Together!

  • Clara Hughes Big Ride stops at Peacock Collegiate - watch here

    claras-rideWatch Canada's six-time cycling and speed-skating Olympic medallist Clara Hughes speak at Peacock Collegiate this morning! Her presentation is taking place at 10:30am in the Centennial Auditorium and last approximately one hour. Click here to watch the live stream feed.

    If you would like to learn more about Clara's Big Ride, sponsored by Bell Media, please refer to this information package.

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