May 05, 2021
On May 5, Horizon School Division was made aware of COVID-19 diagnoses at Humboldt Collegiate Institute, Wakaw School, and George Gordon Education Centre. Operating
out of an abundance of care and caution, and in consultation with
Public Health, Grade 9 students at Humboldt Collegiate Institute will begin Learning from
March 24, 2021
A short video looking back on March 2020 - March 2021 in Horizon School Division.
February 08, 2021
Thank you to our incredible #HorizonSD
staff for everything you do, this week and always.
Join us in thanking a staff member this week and let them know how much they're appreciated! #unsungheroes
January 27, 2021
Reading with your child every day develops literacy skills, vocabulary, concentration, imagination, and empathy, along with a range of other benefits that help with achievement in school. And, it’s a fun way to spend time together as a family! Visit familyliteracyday.ca
for resources and other information from ABC Life Literacy Canada!
December 18, 2020
On behalf of the Horizon Board of Education and staff, we wish you Happy Holidays and very well-deserved holiday break. Stay safe, and we will look forward to welcoming you back when classes resume on January 4.
December 18, 2020
Horizon School Division central office
staff and Board trustees have finished packaging gifts for children and
families for this year's Christmas Hamper Project. The process for this
year's project involved new measures to ensure physical distancing,
limited groups of staff working at one time, face masks, and
sanitization during the...
November 18, 2020
On November 18,
Horizon School Division was made aware of a COVID-19 diagnosis in an individual
at Wakaw School.
Families at Wakaw School are being informed of this case, and we are working
closely with our excellent partners in Public Health to assist in the contact
tracing process. Public...
November 09, 2020
November 10, 2020 - For Immediate Release
– Voting for the 2020 Horizon School Division Board of Education
election concluded at 8:00 PM on Monday, November 9. Ballots have been
tallied and the official results have been declared by Horizon's
Returning Officer, Sarah Reding, as of 11:30 AM,...
October 19, 2020
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October 19, 2020
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September 03, 2020
Check out this video for highlights of some of the new practices for our return to school!
Video produced by Gradient Visuals
August 27, 2020
The Ministries of Health and Education have worked together to create a comprehensive parent package to help families prepare for the beginning of school on September 8, 2020. The package includes: · Information on the Safe Schools Plan · General tips for parents and caregivers · Mask...
August 14, 2020
Required for Grades 4 - 12 students in common areas and hallways; and in some classrooms, where 2 metre physical distance cannot be maintained Recommended for all students, including PreK - Grade 3 Required for all staff, where 2 metre physical distance cannot be maintained Required on all buses, for students...
August 14, 2020
(click image to enlarge) This one-page document provides families with an easy summary of our "Re-Entering Horizon School Division - Phase 3 Plan" for the Fall of 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...
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...
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.
March 26, 2020
Information from the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Health Authority.
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...
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.
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...
February 27, 2020
Wakaw School is now accepting Pre-K and Kindergarten registrations. Please contact the school at 306-233-4683 for more information.
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.
Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Literacy Network have
proclaimed January 27 as Family Literacy Day,...
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).
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....
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.
workshops were held on...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
October 15, 2018
(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...
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...
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...
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.
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
November 06, 2017
Please find the following release, sent from the Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association and the Royal Canadian Legion, Saskatchewan Command. SHSAA_Legion_press release_2017.pdf
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...
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...
October 16, 2017
October 15-21, 2017 is Education Week
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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.
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
January 26, 2016
Report Cards for the first semester (term 2) will be handed out to students on Tuesday, Feb. 2nd.