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Thanks to our Coaches

January 18, 2019
Congratulations to our Coaches It is hard to believe that our fall sports are already over and the winter sports are well on their way. It is great to have so many people that still devote extra time to give our student athletes a full educational experience through sport. We had...
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Online Survey - Re-Imagine Education - Closing January 5, 2019

December 18, 2018
Re-Imagine Education Survey Re-Imagine Education is a bold initiative that is gaining momentum. This initiative is asking us to challenge our views of what education looks like today and what it could look like in the future. This initiative will clarify the issues facing education today, imagine what the future might...
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Education Week - October 14-20, 2018

October 15, 2018
​ A World of Learning For Every the theme for this year's Education Week. Just a few words, but what do they really mean? They could mean that the world is now at each and every students fingertips and only a click away. Or, they could mean that the environment...
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June 21, 2018 - National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 22, 2018
​   The Hudson Bay grades Pre-k to Six celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day with various workshops such as Cree bingo, Jingle Dancing, Hoop Dancing, Birch Bark Biting, FNMI Games, Dressing Grandfather, imitation Moose Hair Tufting, Stick and Toss Game, and creating Worry Dolls.  Bradley Ironstar and his son began the...


June 22, 2018
​   It is hard to believe but the year is coming to an end. This means the last session of the sports have come to an end as well. Success has taken place again on local and provincial levels. This is mainly due to all the people who put the...
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NESD Calendars - 2018-19

May 31, 2018
​ 2018-2019 NESD Calendars NESD Calendar - 2018-2019  White Fox - Alternate - 2018-2019    
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William Mason Cougars Mud Run - rescheduled to Sunday, June 3, 2018

May 10, 2018
  The MUD Run has been re-scheduled for Sunday, June 3.    
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Thank to our NESD Winter 2018 Coaches

April 13, 2018
​ Congratulations to our Coaches! Another big sporting season has passed and once again because of your commitment in coaching our student athletes have had success!   Locally congratulations to: Devin Mah from Nipawin who won the Jr. A boys basketball Nessac Championship Darren LaRose from Choiceland who won the Jr....
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NESD Staff Appreciation Banquet - April 13, 2018

February 28, 2018
​ The North East School Division invites you to attend the 11 th Annual Staff Appreciation Banquet Date: Friday, April 13, 2018 Time: Cocktails – 5:30 p.m. Supper – 6:30 p.m. Program – 7:30 p.m. John Barron Auditorium Tisdale Middle and Secondary School Entertainment by the MUCC Drama Team Employees: Free...
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"Inspiration by Learning" - Teacher & Staff Appreciation week 2018

February 13, 2018
​ Dear folks of NESD,      Hard to believe that we are in February already and once again I have the honour of thanking you for all you do for our division. This year's themes for staff and teacher is 'Inspiration by learning'. Well, I graduated more than a few...
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Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Ministers visit with NESD Executive

January 31, 2018
​ Thank you to our Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Ministers for the conversation with our North East School Division board chair and executive today. Back: Donna Johnson, Luke Perkins, Wanda McLeod, Rob McKay, Eric Hufnagel, Clint Repski, Julie Smith; Front: Susan Nedelcov-Anderson, Don Rempel, Rob Currie. Missing from the photo:...
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One Book One Province 2018 - SK Library Association

January 30, 2018
​ For more information on One Book, One Province visit - One Book One Province 2018.pdf 
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Canada 150 Medal

December 19, 2017
​   Harvey Weber was presented with a Canada 150 Medal for all of his volunteerism coaching athletics at the school level, local level, provincial level and national level. Congratulations to Mr. Weber for a well deserved award!

Christmas Greetings from NESD Board Chair

December 19, 2017
​ Dear members of the North East School Division,      I hope the Christmas season finds you surrounded by loved ones, peace and happiness. Take this season to remember what is truly important and meaningful in your lives and cherish each moment.      On behalf of my beautiful wife Stephanie, our...
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2018 Celebration of Indigenous Art Calendar

December 12, 2017
​ In need of a 2018 calendar?  Cumberland College and the North East School Division (NESD) partnered to develop the "Celebration of Indigenous Art Calendar".   Students from NESD and the College submitted a variety of artwork using different media.  Proceeds from the sale of the calendars will go towards a scholarship...
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Star City Students Pay Tribute on Remembrance Day in Ottawa.

December 12, 2017
Twelve students traveled to Ottawa on November 9th. Over five days they visited and participated in a variety of educational activities. Parliament, including the Library of Parliament and the Peace Tower were toured. The students received a private tour of the Senate, in which some educational perspective of that institution was gained, adding to their...
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Live Network: Offering a Better Streaming Service to Saskatchewan Schools

December 04, 2017
  Here is the link to the Government of Saskatchewan news release on the announcement of the renewed Live Interactive Video Education (LIVE) Network agreement between the Ministry of Education and SaskTel.
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October 15-21, 2017 Education Week

October 13, 2017
​ Hard to believe that we are in a new school year already and getting oh so close to wondering when the new calendars will soon be handed out. Not sure about you folks, but in our house our calendar is marked with events and happenings that took place throughout the...

Student Leadership held at TMSS

September 28, 2017
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Thoughtexchange - Discover the Results

September 05, 2017
  Dear Parents, Staff and Community Members,
As you are aware, our school community recently took part in an online learning process called Thoughtexchange. We’ve reviewed your thoughts and priorities and now want to share the results with you. Visit our results page to learn about the top...
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Consider Cumberland College for Post-Secondary

June 22, 2017
Hello NESD students! It's a good time for those of you going into Grade 11 and 12 to start thinking about your post-secondary plans.  You have lots of options to choose from at Cumberland College!  You can take university, certificate and diploma programs in your home community.  Save money while getting...

National Aboriginal Day 2017 at Maude Burke School

June 22, 2017
A host of wonderful presenters, messages, activies and fun was had at Maude Burke School and the Melfort Museum on Wednesday June 21st!  A huge thanks to Gailmarie Anderson of the Melfort Museum, the Marguerite Riel Centre and the many volunteers that joined us and also to those that were behind the...

National Aboriginal day celebration at Bjorkdale School

June 22, 2017
The grade 3 & 4 classes from Bjorkdale, Carrot River, Gronlid, Porcupine Plain, and Nipawin (Wagner) enjoyed the event.      

Grade 8 Students from TMSS and Kinistin take part in Cardboard Boat Challenge

June 13, 2017
On June 8 th , 11 TMSS Gr 8 students along with 3 gr 8 Kinistin Education Centre students entered four teams into the Cardboard Boat Challenge in Saskatoon.  It was a clean sweep for our teams bringing home gold, silver and bronze medals!  This annual event is organized by the...
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ThoughtExchange Survey-Join the Conversation

April 25, 2017
​ Dear Parents, Staff and Community Members Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts in response to a few open ended questions. May 12 - May 21, 2017 - Join the Conversation - Thought Exchange Link   This spring, you are invited to reflect on the Division's...

Congratulations to our NESD Coaches!

April 25, 2017
​ Another big sporting season has passed and once again because of your commitment in coaching our student athletes have had success! Local congratulations to : Linsey Thornton from Melfort who won the Jr. A boys basketball Nessac Championship Leann Borowetz from Hudson Bay who won the Jr. B boys basketball...
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Notice of Intent to Change School Attendance

April 10, 2017
​ North East School Division No. 200 Notice of Intent to Change School Attendance Area Boundaries Under authority of Section 85(1)(i) and Section 122(1) of The Education Act, 1995 the Board of Education made the following motion at their meeting held March 21, 2017: That the attendance boundary for the North...
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NESD Archers do awesome at Nationals

March 28, 2017
​ Maude Burke Archers - 2017 NASP Gold Elementary National Champions! MUCC JR. Claims Gold, SR 5th place. March 20, 2017 ​ Archers hit bullseye at National Tournament in Edmonton! The Melfort Archery program struck gold over the weekend in Edmonton. 1800 archers converged on the city of Edmonton who hosted...
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REMINDER - NESD Annual Staff Appreciation Banquet - May 26, 2017

March 20, 2017
  DATE: Friday, May 26, 2017 TIME: Cocktails @ 5:30; Supper @ 6:30; Program @ 7:30 pm LOCATION: John Baron Auditorium - Tisdale Middle and Secondary School ENTERTAINMENT: Major Distraction, 8:00pm - 12:00 am. RSVP by: Monday, May 15th at noon   For more Information Contact: Melissa White 306-752-1213    ...

Carrot River High School Jr. Curling team vs. Carrot River Curling 50+ Club

March 07, 2017
​ 2017 Challenge Cup of Curling -  50+ vs. 15 Under The 2 nd annual competition of the Challenge Cup of Curling took place Feb. 6 at the Carrot River Curling Club.  The Carrot River Curling 50+ Club took on the Carrot River High School Jr. Curling teams for an afternoon...
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February 12 to 18th - Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

February 13, 2017
​ The theme for this year is "Great Teachers/Staff = Engaged Students". ------------------------------------      I am very honoured to be able to address you this year and thank you for the work you do for our kids. We truly appreciate the work you all do. So much of what you...
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Bjorkdale Review- Media Release

January 24, 2017
​ At the January 24, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education of the North East School Division a motion was made to consider the discontinuance of one or more grades up to and including the complete closure of Bjorkdale School with an effective date of discontinuance or closure of July...
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​TMSS Aboriginal Education 10 Class

January 18, 2017
  Congratulations TMSS Aboriginal Ed 10 class on receiving the Multicultural Education Initiative Grant!
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Share your thoughts on K-12 Education Governance Review

January 16, 2017
  North East Board response to the Report - Ed Gov Review -NESD response.pdf   Share your thoughts link      
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Tornado Hunter at Bjorkdale School

December 08, 2016
​ Recently Bjorkdale School hosted Tornado Hunter, Chris Chittick.  The grade 3 and 6 classes from Porcupine Plain also attended the presentation.  Mr. Chittick shared his experiences as a storm chaser detailing his knowledge of extreme weather.  The students learned a number of weather-related terms and watched several storm videos.  After the presentation...

LP Miller Grade 7 & 8- "Be the Change"

December 08, 2016
​   LP Miller had a "Be the Change" afternoon for all their grade 7 and 8 classes to encourage positive and respectful behaviors at school. This climate building activity creates leaders and high expectations for respectful behaviors in a school. Students participate in games and discussions with group leaders learning...
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Congratulations to our Coaches

December 08, 2016
​ Congratulations to our Coaches It is hard to believe that our fall sports are already over and the winter sports are well on their way. It is great to have so many people that still devote extra time to give our student athletes a full educational experience through sport. We...
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Bjorkdale School Review

November 21, 2016
​ New documents have been added to the School Review page for Bjorkdale.
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Greetings from the new NESD Board of Education

November 15, 2016
​ To the staff of NESD,    I wanted to take a brief moment of time from your ever so busy day to say thank you. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for our division. For those of you who have been here for some time now,...
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Celebrating Indigenous Art 2017 Calendar

November 09, 2016
​ Check out the beautiful works of art compiled into the 'Celebrating Indigenous Art Calendar for 2017'. The calendar features artwork by several of our NESD students. Calendars can be purchased at any Cumberland College Office or the NESD Office in Melfort for $20.00 cash. Proceeds from the sale of these calendars...
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Brunswick School Cross Country

November 09, 2016
  Congratulations to our Grades 5 and 6 Cross Country Team! These runners competed in races in Star City and Tisdale this fall​ and persevered trhough some unusual weather.
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Media Release-Grade Discontinuance at Gronlid Central School

October 26, 2016
      NESD - MEDIA RELEASE At the October 25, 2016 meeting of the Board of Education of the North East School Division, a motion was made to discontinue Grades 9-12 effective July 1, 2017 at Gronlid Central School in Gronlid, Saskatchewan. At the Board’s September 27 th meeting a...
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October 17, 2016 - Bus Driver Appreciation Day

October 17, 2016
​ Saskatchewan Celebrates School Bus Driver Appreciation Day Released on October 17, 2016 Deputy Premier and Education Minister Don Morgan has proclaimed October 17 as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in Saskatchewan.  Celebrated since 2010, School Bus Driver Appreciation Day is observed on the first day of Education Week, October 16...