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Wellness Wednesday Tip - Happiness

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Wellness Wednesday Tip - Happiness

JUNE 16, 2021 -- Happiness. Did you know that there is a science behind this?

Happiness, to be sustained, is not about collecting more stuff or spending big; it is about how we choose to manage our thoughts, actions and reactions on a daily basis. This results in being more motivated, engaged, creative and resilient.

To learn more about the science of happiness, please CLICK HERE.

cathy.wall

DHH Arts & Literacy Virtual Presentation

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DHH Arts & Literacy Virtual Presentation

JUNE 14, 2021 -- The Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Arts & Literacy program at Winston Knoll Collegiate was part of an amazing art project with Logan MacDonald this year. They will be participating in the closing of Logan’s exhibition through a virtual presentation on Wednesday, June 16th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

 Celebration and Screening event:

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Knoll Students Contribute to Art Exhibition

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Knoll Students Contribute to Art Exhibition

JUNE 10, 2021 -- In 2019, The Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHH) program at Winston Knoll Collegiate was approached by The Dunlop Art Gallery to collaborate with artist Logan MacDonald on an upcoming art exhibition. Logan MacDonald is a queer visual artist and curator from Newfoundland. He identifies as a settler with European/Mi’kmaq ancestry.

Logan is part of a unique yet growing community of settler-identified, newly federally acknowledged Mi’kmaq from Newfoundland, who are looking at ways to revive their Mi’kmaq culture. Logan has toured extensively, exploring Indigenous identity in Canada. Logan has degenerative hearing loss and wanted to explore how hearing loss impacts individuals’ ability to learn about their culture as well as Deaf culture.

cathy.wall

Construction Underway for Joint-Use School

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Construction Underway for Joint-Use School

June 9, 2021 -- From a Government of Saskatchewan news release.

Construction Underway At Future Site Of New Joint-Use École St. Pius X And Argyle Elementary Schools In Regina

Shovels are in the ground at the future site of the new joint-use facility replacing Argyle School and École St. Pius X elementary schools.  The Saskatchewan company Quorex Construction Services Ltd. has been awarded the contract to build the facility and has already begun digging the foundation of the 11,050 square metre building – bigger than a CFL football field.

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Wellness Wednesday Tip - Focus

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Wellness Wednesday Tip - Focus

JUNE 2, 2021 -- One task at a time!

When our to-do lists are long, we can become overwhelmed and think that multitasking is the way forward. For most people, however, multitasking actually wastes more time, is more distracting and contributes to feelings of unhappiness at work.

By focusing on one task at a time, you will find that you can actually complete a task quicker, better and with less energy!

cathy.wall Wed, 06/02/2021 - 07:58
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Moss Bag Teachings at Thomson Community School

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Moss Bag Teachings at Thomson Community School

MAY 31, 2021 -- Thomson Community School students in Kelsey Wolf’s Grades 3/4 class had the opportunity to learn about the uses of the moss bag and traditional approaches to parenting. This project took place over a four-week period during which time Elder Sharon Agecoutay shared her knowledge and memories on moss bags and cradle boards.

cathy.wall Mon, 05/31/2021 - 09:06
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Pride 2021

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Pride 2021

MAY 28, 2021 -- Throughout Saskatchewan, June is known as Gender and Sexual Diversity Pride Month! It is a time when the world’s 2SLGBTQIA+ communities and allies come together to celebrate acceptance, human rights and diversity.

In Regina Public Schools, it is important that we demonstrate our Shared Values that include belonging and respect. As a school division, we are committed to ensuring that schools and workplaces are inclusive and protected environments where 2SLGBTQIA+ staff, students, families and allies feel included, protected and respected.

cathy.wall

Wellness Wednesday Tip - Connections

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Wellness Wednesday Tip - Connections

MAY 26, 2021 -- Connections...when someone reaches out to you, how you react can make a difference to the strength of your connection.

Responding in a positive way to show acceptance, agreement and encouragement of an individual’s efforts is important (i.e. “I always feel your support.”).

To learn more about why this matters, please click the following link: https://www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com/resources/strengthening-relationships

cathy.wall

Summer Skills Camps for Grades 7 to 9 Students

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Summer Skills Camps for Grades 7 to 9 Students

MAY 20, 2021 -- Each summer, the Regina District Industry Education Council (RDIEC) works with several community and provincial organizations to offer Summer Skills Camps focused on hands-on learning for students in Grades 7-9. This year's camps will be held from August 16 to 21, 2021.

For detailed information, please visit http://www.rdiec.ca/summer-skills-camp.

 

cathy.wall

Wellness Wednesday

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Wellness Wednesday

May 12, 2021 -- Empathy according to Brene’ Brown is, “the thread that connects us to other humans.”  A “need to have” at this time! Leading with empathy opens the conversation up by understanding another person’s thoughts and feelings in a situation. It is a skill that can be learned!

Click here to learn more about the power of empathy

A digital story, “Stand in my Shoes” can be found here.  

terry.lazarou Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:58
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