Ministry of Education Parent Information Package

In collaboration with public health officials, the Ministry of Education has prepared a Parent Information Package for the new school year.

The package includes:

  • Information on the Safe Schools Plan
  • General tips for parents and caregivers
  • Mask wearing information for children
  • Information on testing options and processes
  • Information on COVID-19 notification and illness in school
  • Information on the threshold for changes to in-classroom learning

Please go to the Prairie Spirit website to view the Parent Information Package.

The Ministry has also posted other links for parents, including COVID-19: Learning Supports for Families and Teachers, on the government website.

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Pike Lake Safe School Plan

Please follow the link to the Pike Lake Safe Schools Plan. This document contains important information about the guidelines and procedures that will help to keep our students and staff safe and healthy as we return to school. We’ve developed this document from a slightly more detailed version, available here.

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Back to School Update, “Soft Start”: August 24, 2020

Please read the following letter sent on behalf of Lori Jeschke, Director of Education: Letter to Prairie Spirit Families

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Back To School Update: August 20, 2020

Please read the following letter sent on behalf of Lori Jeschke, Director of Education: Letter to Prairie Spirit Families

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Please read the following letter sent on behalf of Lori Jeschke, Director of Education: Letter to Prairie Spirit Families

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Media Release

The provincial government has made an announcement regarding returning to class for the 2020/21 school year. Please go to the following link to read the government’s media release: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2020/june/09/school-year

The Minister of Education said that more information and guidelines for the fall will be provided by the government as early as next week. We will be sharing more information with Prairie Spirit families as soon as we can.

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“In My Own Backyard”


Pike Lake is a special and unique community, both in location and with the amazing community members!  Pike Lake School would like to create a book for our school and community that is unique to us. It is a sort of ‘quarantine book’, a nature book specifically for the region of Pike Lake.  During this time at home, students have been engaged in numerous learning activities, both school initiated and those driven by student experience, curiousity and passion.  We are asking families to send the school a photo or a drawing, showing the learning students have been engaged in. Pictures already sent to their teacher can be used.  One per student is welcomed!
We are inviting community members to contribute to this historic book as well. You are welcome to contribute anything relating to nature that you have found interesting, or a connection with nature that has been meaningful to you and/or Pike Lake at this time. It may focus on flora, fauna, the community, your yard, the lake – anything related to the Pike Lake area. We will only be able to accept one submission per person. A photograph will be required and a sentence or 3 explaining the photo, the learning, what you noticed, why you found it interesting or important, etc. would be very helpful to the future readers of this book. Please send photos as a jpeg to pikelakeschool@spiritsd.ca along with your name.
We look forward to your participation in this endeavour!

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Please go to the Kindergarten Registration tab to register your child for Kindergarten this fall!

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Supplemental Learning

Teachers and staff have been very busy these past couple of weeks. Weekly learning menus have been created and sent out to all families. These contain a list of activities that can be used as supplemental learning opportunities. 

As well, online resources are available for students to access if they choose. Please click on the “Student Learning Resources” tab or image to view some valuable online learning websites.

Know that learning takes many forms, whether in play, online, or in a book; it can sit in a subject area or be found in the world around you – learning is everywhere.

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