September 17, 2018
Over 500 student leaders from across the province are preparing to gather at Langenburg Central School for the 2018 Saskatchewan Student Leadership Conference, "Don't Stop Believing." This exciting event scheduled for Sept. 19-21, 2018, will include breakout sessions, student and advisor networking, keynote addresses by Katie Bergman, Jon Montgomery, and...
September 14, 2018
The Board of Education recognizes it is the acts of kindness and the extra special personal touch for students that make our division extraordinary. Peer and community recognition of staff accomplishments is the basis for this program. All GSSD employees are eligible for this special award. Nomination deadline is Friday,...
September 11, 2018
As the new school year begins, GSSD has launched its 2018-19
Foundational Statements and Strategic Plan. “Strategic planning allows us to focus our time and resources on goals which ultimately improve student learning and well-being”, Director of Education Quintin Robertson said. “The plan holds all staff accountable and encourages collaboration.” Good Spirit School...
September 10, 2018
The Board of Education held their final 2017-18 Regular meeting and 2018-19 Organizational meeting on Thursday, August 30, 2018. To read the highlights from the meeting, please see that attached document or click here
September 07, 2018
I nternational Literacy Day has been proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for more than 50 years to promote the importance of improved literacy as the foundation for all learning. Celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy.
September 04, 2018
The Saskatchewan School Boards Association is reminding everyone to focus on student safety as students across the province return to classrooms for the new school year. Today has been officially proclaimed as “Provincial Students’ Day” in Saskatchewan to help ensure safety is the primary consideration for students, families and communities,...
August 27, 2018
Good Spirit School Division would like to welcome our families back for the 2018-19 school year.
The first day of school for all students in Kindergarten to Grade 10 is Tuesday, September 4, 2018. All Grade 11 & 12 students will begin school on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.
July 20, 2018
The Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN-S) and the Saskatchewan School Boards Association (SSBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on “strengthening our commitment for success of Saskatchewan Métis Students”. Effective relationships between Métis and school boards in the province are vital in advancing the reconciliation of Métis rights, interests and aspirations and...
June 28, 2018
For the months of July & August (While your school is closed) New students to Good Spirit School Division are asked to register at the division office. Located at 63 King St. East, in Yorkton. Please visit our registration page for more information .
June 28, 2018
This is an important message regarding school start up on behalf of Quintin Robertson, Director of Education for the Good Spirit School Division.
Our team would like to extend well wishes to you and your family for a relaxing and safe summer. We wish to thank you for entrusting your children to...
June 18, 2018
With the beginning of a new school year - GSSD would like to remind the public to be aware of school zones, speed limits, cross walks and bus stops. Motorists are reminded that when approaching a school bus, with amber flashing lights, you must slow down and proceed with caution. If...
May 23, 2018
The Government of Saskatchewan is supporting stronger families, including those living in vulnerable circumstances, through KidsFirst. In 2018-19, the Ministry of Education will provide $15.5 million to KidsFirst, which serves families in nearly 200 communities throughout the province, including Yorkton. KidsFirst works to build on family strengths by providing parents with...
May 18, 2018
of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on May 17, 2018. To view
the details of the meeting, you may read the 2018 05 17 From The Board Report
which is posted in the Media Room on the GSSD website. To go directly to the
report, please click
April 23, 2018
To review the "happenings" from the April 19th Board meeting, click here.
The next Board meeting takes place May 17, 2018
April 23, 2018
On June 16 th , the 5 th and final FARMER'S FILTHY 5 race will raise money for local GSSD schools. The Farmers Filthy 5 is a fun 5-kilometer obstacle course race that begins and ends at Rawhides restaurant in Stenen, SK. The fun and filthy course leads participants on...
April 23, 2018
Kevin Dunn, the 2018 Saskatchewanderer is well on his way to exploring this province. Along his way, Kevin is experiencing all the great things to see and do that make Saskatchewan a great place to live, work, play and visit! Recently Kevin made a spot at Macdonald School to check out the...
April 13, 2018
The approved 2018-19 school year calendar has been uploaded in to the calendar section of
the website. Calendar Section
March 26, 2018
To review the "happenings" from the March 15 th Board meeting, click here
. The next Board meeting takes place April 19, 2018
March 20, 2018
Grade 8 students in Columbia School's Change Maker program are learning about social activism, human rights and global citizenship. Elora Lake created the program to inspire students to embrace their personal power to make a difference, locally and globally. V iew the video brought to you by the Saskatchewan Teacher's Federation:...
March 02, 2018
The May/June 2018 issue of the In Focus has been posted in the Media Room on the GSSD website. Click Here
to go directly to the document to read about what has been happening within Good Spirit School Division! Thanks for reading!
March 02, 2018
The Saskatchewan Safety Council conducted a School Bus Defensive Driving Course to GSSDs regular bus drivers and interested substitute bus drivers on January 31. Read the most recent version of the In Focus to learn about other professional learning opportunities which took place by clicking here
February 28, 2018
March 2018 has been proclaimed as Agriculture Literacy Month in Saskatchewan. Agriculture Literacy Month brings farmers, ranchers and other members of the agriculture industry into elementary school classrooms around the province to read stories and discuss their agricultural experiences. Materials for the classroom visits, such as books and videos, are...
February 16, 2018
Recently there have been some posts on socia media regarding a GSSD Administrative Procedure on Gender and Sexual Diversity. Please click on the link below to read the memo. Memo - AP Gender and Sexual Diversity
If you wish to express considerations for us as we continue to refine this AP....
February 12, 2018
The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed February 11-17, 2018 as Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in the province.
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is acknowledged annually across Canada to highlight the invaluable work of education professionals in our schools. This year, the Saskatchewan Association of School Councils (SASC) has chosen the theme Inspiration Through Learning. ...
January 25, 2018
Celebrate World Read Aloud Day by reading aloud and taking action on behalf of the 750 million people who lack basic reading and writing skills.
Around the world, people come together to join this global movement created by the international literacy nonprofit LitWorld, and proudly sponsored by Scholastic. Global Literacy...
January 03, 2018
Family Literacy Day is January 27, 2018 Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada and held annually on January 27th to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in literacy-related activities. Check out the ABC Life Literacy page
December 11, 2017
behalf of the staff of Good Spirit School Division, we wish you joy,
good health, love and prosperity over this holiday season. Our central
office will be closed from Friday December 22nd at 5PM until January 1st,
2018. We will reopen on Tuesday January 2nd. Merry Christmas and have...
November 29, 2017
To review the highlights from the regular monthly meeting of the December 2017 Board of Education meeting click here
November 06, 2017
Once again GSSD, Parkland College and Christ the Teacher Catholic School Division, are hosting a career fair at the Gallagher Centre in Yorkton on November 17th . The event runs from 9:30-2:00pm. Students will have an opportunity to network and visit with a variety of different presenters from various universities, colleges and trades to explore...
November 06, 2017
In Focus is our bi-monthly communications highlighting the areas of our strategic plan, which are Student and Family Focus, Internal Processes, People Capacity and Financial Stewardship. The In Focus for November/December 2017 is now available -Please click here
to access report.
November 02, 2017
The Holodomor Ukrainian
genocide ranks as one of the most horrific modern crimes against
humanity. This man-made famine instituted by Soviet dictator Joseph
Stalin devastated Ukraine in the early 1930s, claiming an estimated seven to 10 million lives.
In 2008, the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan was the first jurisdiction in...
November 02, 2017
A revised copy of the Saskatchewan Child Abuse Protocol (CAP) by the Government of Saskatchewan was released in late October, updating and simplifying the previous version released in 2014. The CAP encourages a coordinated and integrated response to suspected cases of child abuse. It is supported by multiple ministries, including the...
October 10, 2017
Week is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our students and the
dedication of our education professionals. This year's theme, Building our Future by Learning Together , is about recognizing student achievement and teaching excellence that occur each day in our Saskatchewan schools while continuing to prepare our...
October 06, 2017
E xamples of
T alented And R adiant
The Good Spirit School Division Board of Education is proud to continue the tradition of recognizing employees and their dedication to student success.
The Board of Education recognizes the amazing work employees are doing...
September 28, 2017
Show your support and Wear Orange on Sept. 29 th to school, work or daycare for the Orange Shirt Campaign – Every Child Matters. The day falls on a non school day this year, so we are encouraging everyone to wear orange on September 29th. Orange Shirt day remembers the experiences of former students of Indian...
September 19, 2017
Navigating the system - A disability resource fair is taking place in Yorkton on Saturday October 21st from 1pm to 4pm at the Tillman Quality of Life Centre (162 Ball Road). This event will provide families and individuals the opportunity to learn about the disability supports available in the Yorkton...
September 13, 2017
To review the highlights from the August 31, 2017, Board of Education meeting click here.
September 05, 2017
As we welcome our students to school, the Government of Saskatchewan declared September 5, 2017 Provincial Student's Day. Read More
August 30, 2017
We hope you had a fun, relaxing summer! Going back to school is a reason for celebration because it means a new step towards a wonderful future! The Ministry of Education, school divisions, and education professionals, including teachers, support staff and bus drivers, are also preparing to ensure a safe school environment...
May 30, 2017
The Good Spirit School Division invites all staff and students to participate in the 11th Annual Walk and Roll on Wednesday June 7th. All staff and students are to choose active transportation as their means of getting to work and school. GSSD will be giving away 2 student bikes and...
May 30, 2017
Starting July 1st through September 1, 2017, students of Good Spirit School Division who read this summer are eligible to enter their name for a prize draw at a local public library branch. Each book, eBook or audiobook borrowed gives you a chance to win! Summer Slide Parent Letter Summer
April 19, 2017
In Focus is our monthly communications highlighting the areas of our strategic plan, which are Student and Family Focus, Internal Processes, People Capacity and Financial Stewardship. 2017 04 13 In Focus
April 06, 2017
WHEN : Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:30pm to 9:30pm WHERE : Yorkton Regional High School, 150 Gladstone Ave N., Yorkton This event is free to the public. EVENT INCLUDES: Power of Ideas Exhibition — An inspiring exhibition from Perimeter Institute with hands-on, mind-expanding activities that span a whole gymnasium. Hundreds of youth...
April 06, 2017
Released on April 5, 2017
"Today, Deputy Premier and Education Minister Don Morgan introduced Bill No.63, The Education Amendment Act, 2017 for first reading in the Saskatchewan Legislature. The amendments are in response to findings from the Advisory Panel...
April 06, 2017
Highlights of the GSSD Board of Education monthly meeting. Board Highlights
April 05, 2017
Our monthly Student Services update is now available. These updates are full of great information and pictures of students engaged in various programming. Student Services Updates April 2017
April 03, 2017
All you need to do is wear your shirt, top or sweater inside out for the day. You can also choose to make a donation -funds raised stay in Saskatchewan and go towards programs and supports that will improve the lives of those in the community living with Autism Spectrum Disorder....
March 06, 2017
Laugh, learn, play and collaborate!
Registration is now open for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten at the Good Spirit School Division.
Register by April 30th for Kindergarten and May 31st for PreK. To print off a registration form click here. For more information visit our Early Learning Page
For a printable...
February 13, 2017
Deputy Premier and Minister of Education Don Morgan has proclaimed February 12-18, 2017 as Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week. --Read More--
December 15, 2016
Merry Christmas from all of us at Good Spirit School Division. Our central office will be closed from Monday December 26th - Monday January 2nd. We will reopen on Tuesday January 3rd, students return to the classroom Wednesday January 4th. Have a holly jolly season!
December 02, 2016
The 3rd Edition of the 2016/17 Strategic Plan Report is now available. GSSD believes that we are all accountable. Board members, students, staff, families and community members have a responsibility, both individually and as part of the learning team, to participate and to contribute positively to public schools. Long-term...
May 18, 2016
Here is a brief synopsis of the program. Please contact Mr. Parmar at the school or through email at email@example.com if interested. This program is designed for parents of teens typically ages 12 – 16, however we have recognized that these teen behaviours are being demonstrated even younger at 10...
October 09, 2015
Find the link under the "Useful Links" at the bottom of this webpage for more information
February 11, 2015
Invitations have been sent home with your child for our annual LHS Awards Presentation Evening. Only those students receiving an award will get an invitation sent home with them. We look forward to celebrating our students academic achievements and hope to see you there. All are welcome to attend.
February 06, 2015
Please remember curling starts on Tuesday, February 10. Bring your curling gear.
January 19, 2015
Provided by Golden Bowl
January 19, 2015
GSSD Distributed Learning will be offering two asynchronous courses for semester two. a) Wildlife Management 20 b) Energy and Mines 30 Neither of these courses requires any prerequisites. These are opens to any students in GSSD. A preliminary online registration form linked below is available to you if you would...
January 13, 2015
Please get all parental consent forms handed in A.S.A.P
January 08, 2015
Saskatchewan Health sent home parental consent forms this week with all the Grade 8 students. These forms are due back to the school on Friday, January 9. Please check with your child for these forms. Thanks you
January 07, 2015
Tickets are now available for the Langenburg New School Committee's Jessica Moskaluke Event. Please help support our New School by purchasing a ticket. Tickets are available now at Pharmasave & Kadaizy, and are $50.00 each. For reserved seating purchase a table of 8 otherwise it's rush seating. Must be at least...
December 15, 2014
We will be hosting the annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 19 at the Langenburg Community Centre.
December 12, 2014
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