A plea today from the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee to the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation.
They want reassurance from the teachers that final exams won't be affected by any potential work action.
School Board Association President Sandy Urban Hall says the clock is ticking.
"Students have been accepted into post secondary programs based on the fact that they need to have those final marks in. It also would impact scholarships."
Northeast Saskatoon will see a new French immersion program at Mother
Teresa School next fall.
The board of education with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools approved the recommendation to open the program at Mother Teresa beginning with Kindergarten to Grade 4 in September 2014. The program will be expanded to Grade 8 by 2019.
The University of Saskatchewan campus is getting its first glimpse of two TransformUS reports which prioritize academic programs and support services at the university.
Two task forces have categorized nearly 900 programs and support services, where 98 programs and 207 full-time employees are sitting at the bottom of the list. President Ilene Busch-Vishniac has reviewed the reports and is making them public for the first time Monday.
"I am very pleased that we have managed to get extremely detailed and thoughtful reports," Busch-Vishniac said.
Students at the University of Regina are concerned their school is putting profit ahead of providing parking services to those who have paid for spots
Construction began on a brand new residence building near the university’s Language Institute this summer. That space used to house 200 parking spots for students and staff. The school insists it has made up for those spots but students don't see it that way.
Some school divisions are reporting bus cancellations across the province due to the cold weather on Friday morning.
Chinook School Division all buses are cancelled in the Swift Current area. Website.
Holy Trinity Catholic School Division has cancelled bus services to all schools along with a band and choir tour that was scheduled for Vanier School today. Website.
There are some big brains in Saskatchewan's schools helping the province score high in the Programme for International Student Assessment 2012.
15-year-old students were randomly selected and tested and they performed above the international average in science, reading and math.
The First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) is hoping to turn over a new leaf, thanks to a long-term plan that will set the future of the school.
On Tuesday a new offically strategic plan for the school's future was released. It sets goals for the future of recruitment, retention and financial responsibility at FNUC.
A new program at the University of Saskatchewan is reinventing the cinematic wheel for the 21st Century.
A group of 11 students are part of a new program called 'Creating for the 21st Century Screen.’ Instructor Larry Bauman said it's about getting future stars ready for the digital age.
“What’s really at the core of what we’re doing is media education,” Bauman said.
“It’s actually knowing how to produce for 21st century media; doing things that are going to be seen on the internet but also are going to have a home on all screen-based media.”
If it has a furnace or a drain, it takes a pipefitter to build and maintain.
And a booming economy has created a backup of demand for the trade right across the province.
That's prompted SIAST to expand its Kelsey Campus. The revamped training centre will increase the number of plumbing and pipefitting students the college can accomodate by 210 people, for a total of 1120.
Ken Busch with the Plumbers' and Pipefitters' Union was impressed with the new facility and said the move couldn't come soon enough.