International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 14:23

MARCH 15, 2021 -- March 21st is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to focus on respect, equality and diversity.

It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony. The UN made this designation in 1966 to mark a tragic event that took place on March 21, 1960 in Sharpeville, South Africa when 69 peaceful demonstrators were killed during a protest against apartheid.

Canada was one of the first countries to support the UN initiative and launched its first annual campaign against racial discrimination in 1989.

eSchool Learning

Submitted by adminrpsweb on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 10:52

MARCH 15, 2021 – Updated -- Regina Public Schools is now providing remote learning for the 2020-21 school year. eSchool – Regina Public Schools Online Learning is for students who require an alternative way of learning outside of a school classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WorkSafe Youth Video Contest

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/10/2021 - 11:05

MARCH 10, 2021 -- WorkSafe Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) invite students in Grades 9 to 12 to create a two-minute video about workplace health and safety. The theme "Focus on safety" must be used. Prizes range from $500 to $1,500.

The contest closes on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

For details, please CLICK HERE.

Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 11:38

MARCH 5, 2021 -- The 2021 Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge (formerly Mosaic Extreme School Makeover Challenge) is now open to all Saskatchewan schools. The Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge encourages grassroots initiatives to promote student nutrition and healthier school environments through nutrition-related activities and programming. Cash awards of $10,000 each will be awarded to 10 successful applicants.

To learn more about the Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge and to download the application, visit the Saskatchewan School Boards Association website using the link below: