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December 06, 2017
​NBCHS students will be canvassing various neighbourhoods in the Battlefords collecting non-perishable food items for the Battlefords and District Food Bank & Learning Centre on Sunday, December 10th from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and Monday, December 11th from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. 


November 20, 2017
​ All WILKIE busses not running today due to road conditions.  ​


September 17, 2017

SCC Workshop - November 2nd

October 24, 2016

Education Week October 16-22

October 14, 2016
​This year's theme Celebrating Today, Preparing for Tomorrow, is about recognizing student achievement and teaching excellence that occur each day in our schools while continuing to prepare our students for a brighter future before and after graduation.

Bus Driver Appreciation Day - October 17th

October 14, 2016
​Living Sky School Division appreciates the hard work and dedication our bus drivers put into their jobs everyday ensuring that our students arrive at school safely. Remember to thank your bus driver on October 17th!

Student Hall of Fame - June 9th

April 18, 2016
​The eighth annual Student Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration hosted by the Board of Education will take place on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Battleford Arena.  High School students from fourteen schools across Living Sky School Division will be recognized for their achievements in the following categories: Academics, Arts & Culture, Athletics,...

Service Recognition Celebration - May 20th

April 18, 2016
​Living Sky School Division staff (and a guest) are invited to attend the annual Service Recognition Celebration which will take place on Friday, May 20th at the Battleford Arena (Cocktails at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm, Program at 7:30 pm, Dance to Follow).  The evening is a Board sponsored event...

Living Sky Annual Meeting - May 2nd

April 18, 2016
​Living Sky School Division's Public Annual Meeting will take place on Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm at Cando Community School. Come out and join us!  

BCS Hockey Night in Battleford

March 07, 2016
​BCS held a fundraising hockey game this winter and raised $700. It was a wonderful night for all who participated both on and off the ice! Bobcat initiation aged players opened up the hockey action with a short 10 minute game. It was wonderful to see the boys moving the puck...

Cando PreK Fun & Learning!

March 07, 2016
  Throughout February, Cando Pre-K's were working towards bringing more traditional First Nations content into their classroom. They had a special classroom visit from Elder Jenni who taught them how to count to ten in the traditional Cree language.  The class continues to work on them by saying them aloud and...

Bready Service Club Donates to Local Charities

December 22, 2015
​ Members of the Bready Service Club dropped off over 1,800 items at the Lighthouse Shelter. Bready families and staff donated items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, socks and mittens for the Lighthouse, as well as food and toys for the Foodbank, clothes for the Canadian Diabetes Association, funds for Adopt...

Kerrobert PAA Students Give Back

December 22, 2015
​ Kerrobert PAA students volunteered their time and culinary skills at the Friendship Inn in Saskatoon. The Saskatoon Friendship Inn is where vulnerable people find safe sanctuary. It is a community centre that evolved from a soup kitchen. The Inn has created a welcoming environment by committing to being responsive and...

Cando Bronze Medalists

December 22, 2015
​ Congratulations to the Sr. Boys' Soccer Team on winning bronze this year at the Provincial Championship Tournament which was held on October 30-31, 2015 in Lake Lenore, SK. Throughout the season they worked hard on the field and continued to develop their sportsmanship and leadership skills. They are a talented...

Lawrence School Attends STEMFest

November 12, 2015
​Students from Lawrence Elementary School attended the International Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMfest) in Saskaton. Students had the opportunity to participate in STEM experiments and learn from world class speakers and presenters. Featuring 100 exhibitors and 65 STEM activities and displays, this event helps inspire students to pursue further...

Unity Public Unveils Buddy Bench

November 12, 2015
On September 29th, Unity Public School unveiled their  new "Buddy Bench" for outside. This is a place for students to sit when they are looking for someone to play with. Students will see someone sitting there and invite them to play - building relationships!!! Thank you Mrs. Kuntz and Ms. Koback...

Sask Energy Donates to Breakfast Programs

November 12, 2015
​Janelle Cooper and Cindy Wick, Sask Energy Representatives, dropped off boxes of food for the Breakfast Programs in the Battlefords schools. Living Sky School Division thanks you for your generosity and commitment to student wellness and learning.

BCS Sockhop is a Roaring Success

June 25, 2015
O n the evening of Wednesday, June 10 th , Battleford Central School held its first ever   Sockhop and BBQ .   The event was a culmination of two prior   BCS Idol sessions , a take-off of the popular American Idol show. Previously in May, students from Kindergarten to...

LSSD Students Inducted into Hall of Fame

June 25, 2015
Over 500 ​LSSD high school students were inducted into the Board of Education's Student Hall of Fame on June 11.  Approximately 900 guests attended the Alice in Wonderland-themed event, which included a dinner and a formal awards presentation.   The guest speaker this year, Meghan Scherger (Seidle), spoke about her work as...

NBCHS Hosts Aboriginal Day Celebration

June 25, 2015
​On June 18th, the NBCHS lobby transformed in to a site of cultural celebration in honour of Aboriginal Day 2015.  Bannock and soup prepared by students were enjoyed as drummers and dancers demonstrated traditional Aboriginal customs. 


Connaught Secretary Hangs Around to Raise Money for the Me to We Club

April 21, 2015
​Miss Campbell was hanging around to raise money for the Connaught School's Me to We Club.  Students raised over $140 selling duct tape to stick Miss Campbell to the wall.


St. Vital Student Receives the Lions Club District Award

March 30, 2015

Shayna Taylor, a grade 7 student at St. Vital Catholic School, received the Lions Club District Award 2015 for their annual poster competition.  Shayna is presented with a plaque and cheque for $375 from Lions District General Ellie Mae Bishop and Doug Reid, Lions Opportunities for Youth Representative.  Shayna's poster...

Connaught School Celebrates 100th Day of School

February 20, 2015

Connaught School's Grade 1M class celebrated their 100th day of school.  The highlight of the day was having Mr. Cowan dressed up as a 100 year old man on the 100th day of school.


Medstead Students Serve Up Generations of Smiles

January 27, 2015
​Mr. Schneider's PAA class made dinner and served it to the Seniors at the Senior's Complex in Medstead.


'Stick'ing together at McKitrick School

December 19, 2014
There is a beautiful Christmas tree on display at McKitrick school adorned with popsicle stick ornaments handmade by students.​  Their tree is called "McKitrick Families Stick Together"; a very important message for all, especially during the holiday season.


McKitrick School Seeing Red!

December 18, 2014
Students of McKitrick School received much-needed toques and mitts from the ladies of the Red Hat Society, The Classie Cardinals, again this year. The ladies also made a financial contribution to the Annual  Christmas Dinner, which they  plan to attend this season. Thank you, ladies!


Kerrobert Composite Students and Staff Show Canadian Pride

December 18, 2014
​Students and staff of Kerrobert Composite School dressed in red and white to show their Canadian pride and demonstrate their support in our Canadian troops after the tragedies on Parliament Hill in Ottawa this fall.


Unity Public School Legion Poster & Essay Winners

November 06, 2014
​ Si Campbell and Bill Meeks present Legion Poster and Essay winners at Unity Public School on behalf of the Canadian Legion #90. 


Meadow Lake Students Participate in a Muffin Baking Contest

November 05, 2014
​All students in PAA - Food Studies at Meadow Lake Christian Academy participated in a Muffin Baking Contest during Education Week.  They had to find a recipe and bake it independently.  Younger students did this in small groups with teacher assistance.  Muffins were judged based on taste, texture, moisture, and how...

Amazing Race at Medstead Central School

November 04, 2014
​On October 24, for Education Week, the interns at Medstead Central School co-ordinated an Amazing Race event.  Senior students were paired with elementary students and "Travelled the World" answering questions and riddles that would lead them to their final destination.  It was a great way to celebrate this year's Education Week...

Living Sky Bands Together

October 23, 2014
​120 students in grade 5 & 6 from Bready, Lawrence, Battleford Central and St. Vital Schools all banded together for clinics in flute, clarinet, trombone, trumpet, alto and tenor sax, tuba, baritone and percussion. Four h

igh school students from the NBCHS band program offered their assistance throughout the workshop. 

Autumn Nature Swamp Study

September 22, 2014
​Students from Meadow Lake Christian Academy took a short trip to the south west edge of Meadow Lake where they spent the morning doing an "Autumn Nature Swamp Study".  They spent time observing nature and analyzing things they found in and near the water.


Quiet Calm Space at McKitrick School

September 22, 2014
McKitrick School has a new program.  Counsellor Lisa Zanyk is offering morning yoga, mindfulness exercises and guided breathing meditation to students. Students join Ms. Zanyk each morning from 8:20-8:50 am for the Quiet Calm Space program and start the day calm, focused and ready to learn.


Bready School Goal Walk

September 11, 2014
​ Bready Elementary School held a School Goal Walk on Friday, September 5th. Each child was asked to reflect on the school's reading, writing and math goals for the year, and write a goal on an apple stencil and pin it on their clothing or make a classroom display of them....

NBCHS Drama Club brings home provincial awards

May 12, 2014
​ NBCHS Drama Club competed at provincials and received four major awards:  Best Visual Production, Runner up Best Technical Crew, Colton Hutchinson received a technical performance excellence award (only 4 are given out at festival!), and the prestigious Wayne Apostle Spirit of the Festival Award - for the one group who...

May is Speech & Hearing Month

May 12, 2014
​ Many of us take our ability to communicate for granted.   Yet the ability to speak, hear and be heard is much more vital to our everyday lives than most of us realize.   Each year, Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) dedicates the month of May to raising public awareness about communication...

Grade 5 Parent/Student Meeting at NBCHS

May 08, 2014
​Grade 5 Students and their Parents in the Battlefords are invited to attend an informational meeting at North Battleford Comprehensive High School on May 13th at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be an open discussion of the move of the Grade 7's to NBCHS in 2015.

2014-15 School Year Calendar has been approved

April 24, 2014
The Board of Education approved the 2014-15 school year calendar at the April 16th Regular Board Meeting.  The first day of school for teachers will be August 27 th with the students returning on September 2 nd .   The last day of school will be June 30 th .  There will...

LSSD Annual Public Meeting - May 5th

April 24, 2014
​Join us at the Annual Public Meeting on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Cut Knife High School.

CKES Literacy Day

February 25, 2014
​Click on the following link to watch Ashton  Hewson,  former WHL hockey player read to CKES students during Family LIteracy Day.

Upcoming Board Meeting Dates

January 04, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:30 pm   Board Meetings take place at Central Office (509 Pioneer Ave. North Battleford) and are open to the public.

NBCHS Hosts Annual Taste of Food Event

January 04, 2014
​On December 12th, guests of the NBCHS grade 11 and 12 Commercial Cooking classes were treated to a taste of food extravaganza.  Janice Staff, Commercial Cooking teacher guided the students through creating a restaurant concept, designing menus, choosing an appetizer, entree or dessert from their menu and preparing and serving that...

Connaught Student Joins Movember Campaign

January 04, 2014
​Joey Angus, grade 4 student at Connaught Elementary School raised $1058.00 for prostate cancer during Movember.  Joey far exceeded his goal of $100.00 when he started.  Joey drew on a different moustache every day in November during his fundraising campaign to raise money and bring awareness to prostate cancer.  Great job,...