Invitation to the Green Energy Initiative Science Fair for students 11-14 y/o
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Brigitte, at the University of Saskatchewan has passed this along to SHBE to share the homeschool community: I would like to share that the Let’s Talk Science Outreach Office at the University of Saskatchewan is hosting a Green Energy Initiative Science Fair to promote awareness on Canada’s transition towards cleaner energy to the youth. The science fair will take place … Read More

Announcement from Heritage Saskatchewan
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Dear SHBE, This year, Heritage Saskatchewan is proud to introduce the High School Heritage Challenge. This virtual program aims to give secondary students the opportunity to explore their heritage by creating a project that will be submitted and judged online. Students can sign up individually or in groups, making this challenge perfect for students that are homeschooled. There are two … Read More

Study and Go Abroad Virtual Fair – Sept 23
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I’m passing this along to anyone interested in Studying outside of Canada. Hi Rod We are excited to be hosting another Study and Go Abroad Virtual Education Fair on September 23rd, and would really appreciate it if you could let your members know about it. This free event is a great opportunity for students to meet with universities, professional schools … Read More

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Education is a parental responsibility. When parents send their children to a public or private school, they delegate that responsibility to a third-party, who then act “in the place of the parent” to educate children. The province has a compelling interest in the education of children, therefore legislates and regulates publicly-delivered, privately-delivered, and family-delivered education. When a family decides to … Read More

SHBE is hosting a discussion on Notification and Registration
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Saskatchewan Home Based Educators (SHBE) is hosting a discussion on Notification and Registration. Bring all your questions! SHBE Board members and experienced homeschoolers will be there and will do their best to give you answers! This is a great opportunity to learn more about homeschooling in Saskatchewan. Open to both SHBE and non-SHBE members. Do you know someone who may … Read More

FYI on correspondence sent to SECPSD
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Several of our members have contacted us with concerns about recent communication from Southeast Cornerstone Public School Division (SECPSD). To keep you informed, SHBE has corresponded electronically and over the phone with SECPSD this week. SHBE has written the following correspondence: ​​​​​Hello Maryanne, One of our members forwarded your email to us (attached below), and I wanted to respond to … Read More

Year End Annual Progress Reports (Concerning wording from SECPSD)
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Dear SHBE Members, We’d like to respond to information provided by Southeast Cornerstone that seems to imply that home based educators needs to track and report on all worksheets, activities, projects, and assignments completed, as well as provide samples of those worksheets, activities, projects, and assignments. The Saskatchewan Home Based Education Policy manual does not require the periodic log to … Read More

Native Prairie Youth Poster Contest
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— Forwarded message — Subject: Native Prairie Youth Poster Contest Greetings! Prairie Conservation Action Plan is hosting our annual Native Prairie Youth Poster Contest! Make a poster about “Protecting Prairie” or “Species at Risk” to win a prize! Contest Details: • Age Categories: under age 6, 7-10, and 11-16 • 11-16 Category must include information about what people can do … Read More

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