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2019 HCAA Recognition Awards

April 12, 2019

(L-R): Christine Matus (Ituna School); Dylan Trollope (Punnichy Elementary); Colin Olchowski (Humboldt Public); Mike Suchan (Humboldt Collegiate); Karla Gardiner (Humboldt Collegiate). Missing from picture: Bill Ruetz (Foam Lake Comp); Donna Haeusler (Lake Lenore School); Darryl Dickson (Wakaw School)
The following individuals were recognized at the Horizon Central Athletic...
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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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Secret Santa With a Twist!

January 09, 2018
​During the weeks of December 4-December 15, WES students took part in their annual Secret Santa Food Drive.  However, students wanted to do something different than the usual "bring a donation" request over the announcements.  This year, they added a twist to their strategy!  Every year students are placed in team...
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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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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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Terry Fox Walk 2017

September 29, 2017
​   The annual WES Terry Fox Walk was a huge success again this year.  Our walk raised $2245.30 this year.
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Pass, Punt, and Kick Local Results

September 29, 2017
   2017 Pass Punt Kick  Wynyard Local Competition Report Coordinator: Morris Sokul George Lamb Field and WES school was the site of a 2017 Local Pass Punt Kick competition for the town of Wynyard.   Competition was held Friday Sept. 22 for WES students and Wed Sept. 27 for WCHS students. This...
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#teamaWESome's School Reporter

September 18, 2017
​   ​Be sure to check out all of the WES #teamaWESome news from our school reporter, Kiyra Kletzel.  Her reports can be found under the "Our School" tab at the top of the page.
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WES Teacher Recieves Prestigious Horizon School Division award

September 08, 2017
​   Mrs. Yvonne Chorney, Grade 2 teacher at Wynyard Elementary School, was one of the inaugural winners of the prestigious Excellence in Teaching Awards, presented at the Horizon School Division "Celebration Day" on September 1, 2017.  Mrs. Chorney was one of only 3 teachers, out of over 500 Horizon School...
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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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Farewell to WES

June 27, 2017
​     A Farewell Letter to Wynyard Elementary School Dear Wynyard Elementary School, Thank you for the great memories you have given me throughout your halls. I have learned how to be a caring citizen, a good leader and a member of a team.  I thank you all for teaching...
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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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No School for Students

May 16, 2017
  Remember - there is no school for students on Friday, May 19th OR Monday, May 22nd.
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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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Safety Patrol Week 2017

May 03, 2017
    Happy Safety Patroller Week!   Thank you to all of our incredible patrollers!  WES Safety Patrollers are aWESome!!!
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Term 2 Academic Awards Presented

March 29, 2017
​ Marks are in for the 2 nd term.  As a result, academic awards have been handed out for Term 2 to a number of deserving students.  The criteria for these awards for all students from Grades 4-6 is:     Grade point averages (GPA's) based on the 4 point marking scale...
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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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Christmas Reminders

December 12, 2016
​ BELLS ARE RINGING, CHILDREN SINGING, ALL IS MERRY AND BRIGHT…   As the school halls fill with the spirit of the season, here are a few reminders:   1.    Christmas Concert ATTIRE/COSTUME SUGGESTIONS were sent out in the December Newsletter

  2.    CHRISTMAS CONCERT is on Monday, December 19 at 1:15pm...
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Term 1 Honour Roll and Principal's List Awarded

December 01, 2016
Marks are in for the 1st term.  The format for selecting academic award recipients remains consistent from the past few years for Grades 4, 5, and 6.  The criteria for all students from Grades 4-6 is:   Grade point averages (GPA's) based on the 4 point grading scale will be used: Honour...
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#teamaWESome's School Reporter

November 16, 2016
  ​Be sure to check out all of the WES #teamaWESome news from our school reporter, Kiyra Kletzel.  Her reports can be found under the "Our School" tab at the top of the page.
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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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Welcome to the new Wynyard Elementary School Website

September 01, 2016
Welcome to the new Wynyard Elementary School Website. ​Check back frequently to see how this site expands and improves.
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Horizon School Division's 2016-2017 School Year Calendar released

March 03, 2016
  Horizon School Division recently released its 2016-2017 school year calendar.   The calendar can be viewed here: ​ 2016-2017 FINAL.pdf
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Canada Goal Presentation

February 03, 2016