FYI on correspondence sent to SECPSD

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)

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

— 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

AHEA 2021 Home Education Convention – Register Today!

Passing along this information from our friends in Alberta. We have continued to diligently work behind the scenes still in hope of having a live convention knowing how important it is for us to interact in person! Many things can change in the 6 weeks before the convention date so we hope you will join us in our prayers and … Read More

Time to wrap it up – Annual Progress Reporting

Well, it’s a sure sign that spring has hit Saskatchewan – It’s Annual Progress Report time for homeschoolers!! I know there are lots of veteran homeschoolers who have done this many times already, but for some of you this will be your first time reporting. SHBE will host a seminar at 3:00 pm on April 27th to focus on the … Read More

OCHEC “Exceptional Grace” Moving the Mountains of Every Learner virtual conference

Our friends in Ontario (OCHEC – Ontario Christian Home Educators Connection) have organized an intensive needs online conference for this spring. SHBE members can register for $15. Non-members may also register, for $30. Please send an email to registrar with subject “OCHEC Discount Code”. OCHEC is sponsoring Exceptional Grace: Moving the Mountains of Every Learner Virtual conference April 26 – … Read More

What does SHBE do for me?

What Does SHBE Do for Me? The mandate of SHBE is to, “assist in creating a positive social network and a positive political environment for all those who choose home-based education in Saskatchewan. We also provide supportive, social and instructional resources for our members.” More specifically, here are some of the things SHBE does for you: First and foremost, SHBE … Read More

SHBE Annual General Meeting

Dear SHBE supporters, On behalf of your SHBE board of directors, I invite you to attend the SHBE Annual General Meeting, which will be held virtually on April 15, 2021 at 7pm. The AGM is usually held during the SHBE convention. It seems like we’ve all been waiting for this indefinite “two weeks to flatten the curve” to be over, … Read More

Thoughts on CBC article

Some thoughts after reading this… 1) Great job by my friends Twyla McDougall and Monique Wilms. They represented homeschooling well as usual. 2) The CBC seemed to attempt to be fair, and I think this is written from a perspective of the general public, who are generally surprised that no “expert” is overseeing or assisting parents to educate their children.  3) … Read More

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