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Horizon School Playgrounds Open Effective June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020
Effective June 12, 2020, Horizon School Division playgrounds will be open for use, following the provincial guidelines in Phase 3 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.

*Please note that playgrounds will not be sanitized.* 

For the safety of children, families, staff, and everyone in our communities, playground users are encouraged to follow...
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Congratulations Wakaw School Graduates

June 11, 2020
The Wakaw School staff and the community of Wakaw is very proud to congratulate the class of 2020. As part of a modified graduation ceremony, the Town of Wakaw has planned a parade for the graduates, starting at 3:00pm, Friday, June 12th. Details and route can be found on the Wakaw...
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#TakeBackYourYear, Horizon!

April 29, 2020
Horizon School Division, and school divisions across the province, are launching a campaign this week to keep students engaged with learning while physical classrooms remain closed. The campaign will promote graphics, information, and encouragement for students and families to continue with their learning through school division supplemental learning plans.

#TakeBackYourYear invites...
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"What is Social Distancing?"

March 26, 2020
Information from the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Health Authority.
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Horizon School Playgrounds Closed Until Further Notice Due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020
​ The COVID-19 virus can persist on outdoor surfaces for several days, and playgrounds can be a gathering place for kids and families. As such, and in-line with recommendations from Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer, all Horizon School Division school playgrounds are closed until further notice. 

We strongly urge families to avoid playgrounds at this...
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School Closures and COVID-19

March 19, 2020
 
A message from Director of Education, Kevin C. Garinger, during a video conference meeting with all Horizon staff on Thursday, March 19, 2020.



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Sask Rush support Wakaw School

March 03, 2020
The  Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club  have launched a new School Program this season and  Wakaw School  is a part of it!   Below is a link that will take you to a page where you can book tickets to the remaining 5 Rush home games this season. $8 from every ticket...
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Pre-K and K Registrations are now OPEN!

February 27, 2020
​Wakaw School is now accepting Pre-K and Kindergarten registrations. Please contact the school at 306-233-4683 for more information.
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Family Literacy Day and Family Literacy Week 2020

January 27, 2020
​ Reading with our children just 20 minutes a day can instill a lifelong love of reading, improve listening skills, prepare children for success in school, and build strong relationships through quality time spent together.
The Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Literacy Network have proclaimed January 27 as Family Literacy Day,...
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Wakaw School SCC AGM

January 22, 2020
​Wakaw School SCC will be having their AGM and elections on Monday, Feb. 3rd, 2020, 5:30pm in the Wakaw School Library. Nomination forms are available at the Wakaw School Office. For more information contact Mr. Dickson (306-233-4683).
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November Newletter

November 29, 2019

The November 2019 Newsletter is available for download. Please use the links below.​ November 2019 Newletter.pdf
December 2019 calendar.pdf
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Wakaw School Christmas Celebration

November 13, 2019
​You're invited to Wakaw School for our Christmas Celebration!  Sleigh Rides by Rivers North Ranch, Bonfires, Caroling, Fun Winter Activities, and Santa might stop by! This is an OUTDOOR event, scheduled for December 5th (weather permitting - alternate date of December 12th) Hotdogs and Marshmallows for roasting and Hot Chocolate will be provided....
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October Newsletter

November 12, 2019
​ The October 2019 Newsletter and November 2019 Calendar are now available for download. October 2019 Newsletter.pdf
November 2019 Calendar.pdf
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September Newsletter

September 27, 2019
The September Newsletter and the October Calendar are available for download​. Click the links below. September 2019 Newsletter.pdf
October 2019 Calendar.pdf
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May Newsletter

May 15, 2019
The May Newsletter and June Calendar are available for download. This will be the last newsletter of the year! May 2019 Newsletter.pdf June 2019 Calendar.pdf

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March Newsletter

April 03, 2019
​ The March Newsletter and April Calendar are now available for download! March 2019 Newsletter.pdf
April 2019 Calendar.pdf

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2019 SCC Workshops

March 08, 2019
​ Each year, School Community Council (SCC) members from across Horizon School Division are invited for an evening of presentations and discussions on the importance of their work as SCCs, along with Horizon School Division Board of Education Trustees and personnel from Horizon’s central office. 

This year, workshops were held on...
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Pre Kindergarten Registration is now open!

March 04, 2019
​ The prekindergarten program in Wakaw is currently in its 6th year of operation. Pre-k is offered to students 3-5 years of age. Students who attend the pre-k program attend classes Monday-Thursday mornings from 9:00-12:00. Applications are available at the office or the pre-kindergarten classroom. Any questions please contact Jody Thiemann...
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February Newsletter

March 04, 2019
The February Newsletter and March Calendar are now available for download! February 2019 Newsletter.pdf March 2019 Calendar.pdf

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"Seven steps to cold weather safety"

February 06, 2019
​From Environment Canada: Winter weather has arrived in much of the country. Do you know the signs of hypothermia, and what to do if you get frostbite? Read on to make sure you're ready for cold weather!

1) Listen to the weather forecast
Check the Environment Canada weather forecast...
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January Newsletter

January 25, 2019
​ The January newsletter and February calendar are now available for download. January 2019 newsletter.pdf
February 2019 Calendar.pdf
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New Office for Horizon School Division

January 07, 2019
​ Horizon School Division has completed its move into a new central office facility in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. The project broke ground in October 2017, and construction was completed on-schedule, allowing staff to finish their move over the winter holidays (between December 21 and January 7). The project was completed within the...
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Horizon Christmas Hamper Project

December 13, 2018
This year's Horizon Christmas Hampers are ready to be delivered! We are sharing gifts with 316 children and 122 families in need from communities across Horizon School Division this holiday season. Board members and central office staff spent the morning of December 14 wrapping, organizing, and packing gifts – books, toys,...
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November Newsletter

November 28, 2018
The November 2018 newsletter as well as the calendars for both December 2018 and January 2019 are available for download below. November Newsletter.pdf
December 2018 Calendar.pdf
January 2019 Calendar.pdf
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Warrior Clothing on Sale!

November 15, 2018
​Wakaw School has new Warrior clothing designed and ready to order! Features the new Warrior logo, bigger and better than ever! All orders placed by November 20th, 2018 are expected to be complete and ready for pick up on December 20th, 2018. Al Anderson's Source for Sports will send an email...
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October Newsletter

October 29, 2018
​ The October version of the newsletter and the November calendar are complete, and available for download below. October Newsletter.pdf
November 2018 Calendar.pdf
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Education Week in Saskatchewan

October 15, 2018
Education Week (October 14-20, 2018) is an opportunity to celebrate learning, applaud the achievements of our students, and acknowledge the outstanding contributions being made by education professionals throughout our province.​

This year’s theme – A World of Learning for Every Student – recognizes the multiple pathways to learning being made available to...
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School Sport Week 2018

October 09, 2018
October 7-13 is School Sport Week in Saskatchewan.

High school (grades 9-12) sport in the province is administered by the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA). The province is divided into 14 school sports districts, including the Horizon Central Athletics Association (HCAA) . The HCAA administers high...
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September Newsletter

September 26, 2018
The first Wakaw School "Maroon Monthy"​ newsletter of the year is complete and available for download. Click on the links below for the newsletter and the calendar! September Newsletter:
Sept 2018 Newsletter.pdf
October Calendar:
October 2018 Calendar.pdf
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2017-18 Humboldt Broncos Added to Wall of Fame at Horizon Celebration Day

August 30, 2018
​Horizon's 5th annual Celebration Day took place on August 29, 2018. It was a very special day with student performances, Years of Service recognition, Excellence in Teaching Award presentations, and a very special Wall of Fame indcution. This year's Wall of Fame inductees are the 2017-18 Humboldt Broncos, and we were...

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

June 21, 2018
Horizon School Division held the second annual flag-raising ceremony at central office on June 21, in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Dignitaries raised the Reconciliation Flag and the flags of Horizon's four First Nation partners -- Day Star First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation, George Gordon First Nation...
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Final Newsletter

June 13, 2018
​The final newsletter of the year is uploaded and available for download!
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April Newsletter

May 08, 2018
​ The April edition of Maroon Monthly is now available for download. Click the links below for the newsletter and the calendar. APRIL NEWSLETTER.pdf
May Calendar.pdf
June Calendar.pdf

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6 Medals for HCAA Teams at Hoopla 2018

March 26, 2018
​Six Horizon Central Athletic Association (HCAA) teams earned a spot in this year's Hoopla 2018 SHSAA Basketball Provincials this past weeekend, and all six teams returned home with medals! Congratulations to Gold Medalists from Wynyard Composite (2A Girls), Three Lakes School (1A Girls & 1A Boys), and St. Brieux School (2A Boys); Silver...
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Annual Meeting of Electors - March 14, 2018

March 01, 2018
​The Horizon School Division Annual Meeting of Electors will take place at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 14. The meeting will be held at 10333 8th Avenue, Humboldt, in the Horizon School Division Boardroom.

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March Newsletter

February 27, 2018
The March edition of Maroon Monthly is now available for download. Click the links below for the newsletter and the calendar. March 2018 Newsletter.pdf March 2018 Calendar.pdf
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February 11-17 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week!

February 12, 2018
For the work you do each day in support of students and families, thank you to Horizon's incredible teachers and staff! This year's theme is "Inspiration through Learning".  For more information about Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week 2018, please see the Ministry of Education media release found here.  ​
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January Newsletter

January 29, 2018
The January Edition of Maroon Monthly is available for download. Click the links below for the newsletter and the February calendar! ​
January 2018 Newsletter.pdf
February 2018 Calendar.pdf

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December Newsletter

November 30, 2017
​The December Edition of Maroon Monthly is available for download. Click the links below for the newsletter and the December calendar! December 2017 Newsletter.pdf
December Calendar.pdf

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SHSAA Fall Championships - November 10 & 11

November 06, 2017
Please find the following release, sent from the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association and the Royal Canadian Legion, Saskatchewan Command.
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November Newsletter

October 31, 2017
The Nevember edition of Maroon Monthly is ready to go! Download your digital copy to check out what's going on in and around Wakaw School this month! November 2017 Newsletter.pdf
November Calendar.pdf

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New Gym Floor Unveiled!

October 18, 2017
​On Wednesday, Oct. 11th, Wakaw School unveiled the gym floor and celebrated all the extra-curricular activities that have been taking place this fall. The SRC ran the assembly, introducing the junior and senior girls volleyball teams, the cross country team, and the junior and senior football teams. New to Wakaw School...
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Saskatchewan Library Week

October 16, 2017
​"Saskatchewan Library Week (SLW) is a province-wide, annual event, which promotes the wonderful resources and services that libraries have to offer. Saskatchewan Library Week is celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in all types of libraries, in both urban and rural communities and by all age groups. The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) has proudly...
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Education Week 2017

October 16, 2017

October 15-21, 2017 is Education Week in Saskatchewan.

Education Week provides an opportunity to celebrate student success and recognize our dedicated professionals across the province. ​

This year's theme, Building our Future by Learning Together, is about recognizing student achievement and teaching excellence that occur each day in our...
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Every Body's Park - Wakaw School Path to Wellness

October 13, 2017
​ To create safe, accessible and enjoyable physical activity opportunities in Wakaw’s largest green space so all community members, visitors and tourists can be active and healthy. Imagine a place where EVERY BODY can unite in the pursuit of heatlh! Wakaw School has a fabulous, but under-utilized, green space that is...
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Wakaw Newsletter

September 27, 2017
The first edition of Maroon Monthly​ has been completed! Copies will be email to the mailing list soon. Digital copies of the newsletter and calendar are below. October Newsletter.pdf
October Calendar.pdf

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New Teacher Induction Workshop

August 22, 2017
First and second year teachers – who are either new to Horizon or new to the profession – gathered in Humboldt on August 21 & 22 for a New Teacher Induction Workshop. During this workshop, teachers in their first or second year with Horizon met with mentors from...
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Congratulations to the Graduating Classes of 2017!

June 30, 2017
​ The final Horizon School Division graduation ceremonies of 2017 are taking place on June 30 (Report Card Day). To all of this year's graduates, congratulations and best wishes as you embark on this latest chapter of your lives. Horizon School Division Director of Education, Kevin Garinger, has the following message to...
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Reconciliation Flag-Raising Ceremony at Horizon Central Office

June 21, 2017
In recognition of National Aboriginal Day, a ceremony was held at Horizon School Division central office to raise the Reconciliation Flag and the flags of Horizon's four First Nation partners -- Day Star First Nation, Fishing Lake First Nation, George Gordon First Nation and Muskowekwan First Nation. ...
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"Resc-U 911 Day" at Watson School

May 18, 2017
​Watson School was a hub of activity last Friday, May 12, with their first "Resc-U 911 Day". This event brought together 7 area schools and over 400 students to take part in safety demonstrations and presentations from a number of community partners and first responders, including area Fire Departments, RCMP, EMS and Agrium...
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HCAA Recognition Awards 2017

May 08, 2017
The following individuals were recognized at the Horizon Central Athletic Association Spring Meeting on May 2, 2017, for their outstanding contributions to school athletics programs:


(L-R):  Blaine Bryksa (William Derby School, Strasbourg), Wayne Bugera (Foam Lake Elementary School), Charles Biemans (Englefeld Protestant Separate School), Robert Lissinna (Kelvington High School), Chad...
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Teachers at WDS Win National Science Awards

March 24, 2017

This week, Mr. Lorne Gottselig (pictured, left) and Mr. Gerard Frison (right) received a Youth Science Canada Distinguished Service Award. They are two of ten people across Canada presented with this honour. Both of these teachers are located at William Derby School in Strasbourg and have been involved...
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Sigmund Brouwer Book Launch at PCHS

February 15, 2017
On February 14, Horizon's Writer-in-Residence, Sigmund Brouwer, visited Punnichy Community High School to launch his new book, Innocent Heroes -- a collection of stories about animals in the First World War. Over the course of the 2015-16 school year, the PCHS Grade 9 class and their teacher, Mr. Schermann (pictured above), worked closely...
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Thank you to our Teachers and Staff!

February 13, 2017
February 12-18 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in Saskatchewan! 2017 is the 30th year of this week being recognized in Saskatchewan, celebrating the incredible contributions made by everyone working to support students and learning.

Who will you nominate for Horizon's Wall of Fame?

January 18, 2017
The nomination deadline for Horizon's 2018 Wall of Fame is fast approaching!  Click here to fill out our online nomination form before January 31 , and help celebrate the success of Horizon's past students!
Since the introduction of this award in 2014, we have been fortunate to recognize a growing...
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Official Horizon Board of Education Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Official results of the 2016 Horizon School Board elections have been declared by our Returning Officer, Marilyn Flaman, as follows: Subdivision 1 – David Holinaty
Bruno School Cudworth School Wakaw School Subdivision 4 – Mark Fedak
Muenster School Watson School Lanigan Elementary School Lanigan Central High School Subdivision 5 – Lori-Anne...
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Wakaw School Wall of Fame Inductee

June 20, 2016
​ Wakaw School is proud to induct Dave Michayluk as the first member of the Wall of Fame. Dave's career stats and highlights are impressive, culminating with winning the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1992.​
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Important Dates for 2016-2017

June 20, 2016
​ September 1 st , 2016 - First Day of Classes ​October 3 rd , 2016 - School Picture Day November 1 st , 2016 - Picture Retakes June 23 rd , 2017 - K Graduation June 30 th , 2017 - 2017 Graduation
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Report Cards

January 26, 2016
Report Cards for the first semester (term 2) will be handed out to students on Tuesday, Feb. 2nd.​