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UPDATE March 27, 2020 - Letter from Ministry of Education Response Planning Team to families

March 16, 2020
March 27, 2020 - Letter from Ministry of Education Response Planning team to families   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 20, 2020 - Letter from the Education Response Planning Team        ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   March 18, 2020 - Saskatchewan Declares State of Emergency Released on March 18, 2020 The Government of Saskatchewan today...
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus 2019)

March 12, 2020
​ UPDATE - 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) For up to date and accurate information, please visit​ . March 16, 2020   The Government of Saskatchewan has just announced that due to COVID-19, classes in pre-kindergarten to Grade 12 will be suspended indefinitely, starting Friday, March 20, 2020. For...
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Restriction of Services Sanction effective Thursday, March 12, 2020

March 09, 2020
​ Restriction of Services Sanction effective March 12, 2020 until Further Notice On March 9, 2020, the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) announced that it will be implementing sanctions beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020. As a result of this Restriction of Services from the STF, the North East School Division will be:...

Citizenship Awards Applications - DEADLINE: April 15, 2020

February 24, 2020
Applications for public school citizenship awards are due on April 15.  Have you thought of a group or class to nominate? For more information go to:

Residential Schools the Focus of Orange Shirt Day

September 30, 2019
​ RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS THE FOCUS OF ORANGE SHIRT DAY REGINA – The Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) is encouraging residents of the province to participate in "Orange Shirt Day" by wearing orange and reflecting on residential schools. "This annually proclaimed day is an opportunity for all of us to take time...
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Arborfield-Tisdale Boundary Review - DEADLINE October 15, 2019

September 18, 2019
​ 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 September 17, 2019: That the attendance boundary for the...
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KΔ«nawind Partnership – A Partnership between the NESD and Kinistin Saulteaux Nation creating opportunities of the success of all students

July 04, 2019
​   On May 23, 2019, as part of the mentorship portion of the KΔ«nawind Partnership,  grade 8 students from KEC travelled to TMSS to participate in learning experiences in preparation for the Cardboard Boat Challenge.  By the end of the day, students were interacting with each other and sharing ideas...
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Congratulations to our North East School Division Graduating Class of 2019!!

June 10, 2019
All the best to our students who are graduating in the month of June.  Good luck in your future endeavors. From the Board of Education and Staff of NESD! ​
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SURVEY-Government Of Saskatchewan Seeks Public Input On Future Of Education Plan

April 08, 2019
SURVEY LINK - here DEADLINE - May 3, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan is looking for public input into the future of education in the province.

β€œWe want to hear from students, parents, educators, and school staff to better understand what they want for the future of education,” Deputy Premier and...
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Green Shirt Day - Monday April 8, 2019

April 03, 2019
​ On Monday, April 8th, schools across Canada will be participating in Green Shirt Day. Last April, the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash impacted the entire country. One of the players, Logan Boulet, was able to save six people through organ donation. His gift showed there is always hope, even in...
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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...