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December 12, 2014

Ashley Tyson @GlobalSaskatoon

Great job today Ashley and Tyson at Global Saskatoon  Great insight and another proud moment for Oskāyak. Video link to follow shortly.  Special thanks to Joelle Tomlinson and Lisa Dutton for working with our students each and every week. 

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December 8, 2014

Great Events for the Week.

FAMILY DAY AT OSKĀYAK!
THURSDAY DECEMBER 11TH 2014
10:45 AM - AWARDS ASSEMBLY IN GYMNASIUM
12:00 LUNCH - SOUP & BANNOCK...
1:00 BINGO ( TURKEY AND HAM PRIZES)
-No cost for students and their families
*Meet the staff!
*Win a prize!
*Have fun! 

 

Traditional feast - Fri Dec 12 at noon

 

Christmas dinner - Dec 19th at 11:30, talent show at 10:00

December 5, 2014

Rylene on Global

Thanks to Global TV's Joelle Tomlinson and Kevin Stanfield for the opportunity on sharing the Breakfast Buzz spotlight today. Rylene had the opportunity to talk about thebeauty, significance and need for First Nations culture in today's world.  Great Job Rylene!  You did us all proud! 

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November 26, 2014

Free Shoe Day

On Friday December 5th at 1:00-4:30 you are invited to bring students to get some free slightly used or new shoes at St Mary's. Every year Brainsport Shoes helps sponsor this well attended project for our communities. On Saturday December 6th is the day for the community, mostly adults and families. Please come and get some shoes for the kids. The shoes will be in the gym.

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November 21, 2014

Global Ladies Visit Oskāyak

Oskāyak students had special visitors today.  Lisa Dutton, Joelle Tomlinson and Jessica Kent from Global TV Saskatoon spent a few hours with english language art students sharing their personal stories and experiences as reporters and news anchors.  Students interviewed the ladies to learn more about careers in broadcasting and were eager to tweet about their presentation and their photos with the local celebrities.  Many thanks to the three!  It was a great morning.  

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November 21, 2014

Boys with Braids

CTV produced story on the importance of how we (men) view our hair in First Nations culture.
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November 19, 2014

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Receives Premier's Award

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Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools and the Kihtōtēminawak Council have received the 2014 Premier's Board of Education Award for Innovation and Excellence in Education for the Urban Aboriginal High School Reform project at Oskāyak High School. 
 
"By integrating First Nations culture, providing strong student supports and offering a renewed learning program infused with technology, we are helping Oskāyak students reach their full potential. We have gone from three graduates in 2010 to 55 in 2014," Diane Boyko said. "Students and staff have done amazing work."

View the announcement here 

You can also take a look at Oskāyak's nomination, submitted by our board and the school's parent council

  

November 19, 2014

Students begin Global TV Partnership

Oskāyak students had the opportunity to tour the Saskatoon Global TV Studio today as the beginning of a year long partnership with Global TV staff.  A combined English Language Arts/Communications class will be working with Joelle Tomlinson and other Global personalities in honing their writing, research and communications skills for block two.  Students are very excited about the opportunity to apply their skills in a real world experience.  Many thanks to Lisa Ford, the station manager and all the staff for the excellent tour!

Stay tuned.... more to come.

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November 6, 2014

Round dance for missing women recognized

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November 6, 2014

Art/Entrepreneurship Featured on Global News

We are very proud of our Art/Entrepreneurship class, featured on Global News Thursday evening.  See the clip here: