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Bus Service into Regina Schools

April 21, 2017
Further to an online Leader Post article that was briefly posted on Thursday, April 20 regarding Prairie Valley transportation services into Regina schools, we would like to assure you that bussing will remain in place for students this fall .   The only exception is for students currently attending St. Andrews School, which will...

​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

Kindergarten Registration

March 08, 2017
Kindergarten parent information evening will take place on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 pm at Pense School.  Parents of children who will be 5 years old by December 31, 2017 are asked to attend. 
This evening is for parents only.
A registration package will be sent to parents ahead of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...

Grade 8 Information for Lumsden High School Transition

February 09, 2017
Please see the information below for Grade 8 students transitioning to Lumsden High School: LHS Admin/SRC school visits Wednesday, February 1 PM Visit 2:00 pm Pense Registration Complete your registration form Return your signed registration form to your elementary school by February 13,  2017 Sherry Grant will contact schools to arrange for...

Welcome to Ms. Cortney Leonard

February 09, 2017
Greetings, I am very pleased to be joining the students and staff of Pense School as Principal for the remainder of the school year.  Today I took the opportunity to meet the students and staff and already have felt welcomed.  I have heard very good things about the school and community...

Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Board elections were on October 26, 2016. Click here  for election results.

School Pictures

October 20, 2016
​Picture orders are due on October 24. Retakes are on November 4.  

Pancake Breakfast

October 20, 2016
​Join us for pancakes on Friday, October 21 from 8:15-8:45.  

No School

October 03, 2016
​ No School on Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11.

Pense Lions Clothing Orders

September 21, 2016
​Pense School will be ordering Pense Lions clothing again this year.  Pense School Clothing Order Form 2016.docx

Picture Day is Monday, October 2.

September 12, 2016

2016-2017 School Calendar

June 09, 2016
​The 2016-2017 school calendar is now available!

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

May 11, 2016
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Lunch Hour Absences

April 13, 2016
​Please inform the school by note, email or phone if your child will be absent or leaving during the lunch hour.
 

Hockey Day Teacher Resource

March 01, 2016
​ As a unique learning opportunity, 3,200 g rade 4 to 8 students from across the Division are attending the Regina Pats Hockey Day on February 29, and teachers are integrating the experience into the classroom with the new Hockey Day Teacher Resource . Prairie Valley School Division’s team of educational...

Grade 8 Farewell

June 09, 2015
​ Pense School must say good-bye to a fantastic group of students as they move onto their high school adventures. These students were excellent leaders and role models in the school, hardworking (most of the time) and always willing to lend a hand. Good luck to Jerreth, Trai, Michael, Junna, Shelby,...

Library Books Due

June 09, 2015
​ It is that time of year again - school is coming to a close.   It is time to gather up and return all of your library books.  All library books are due back to Pense School library by June 12, 2015.   We will be sending out lists of all books...

Pense Book Swap

June 09, 2015
Do you have a gently used book that you aren’t reading anymore?   Would you like to trade it for a different book?   Pense School will be having a Book Swap on October 23 rd .   Bring up to 5 gently used books to school from October 6 th to October 20...

Pizza Farm Seeding Day

May 31, 2015
We need your help!   Our first planting day will be on Friday, June 5.   The event will start at 9:15 and will go on for most of the day.   If you are able to help on this day or during the summer we would really appreciate your time and help.   Please...

May Reading Challenge

May 24, 2015
​ In the month of May, each classroom at Pense School will be competing against each other to win an ice-cream float party.   Keep track of student’s home reading on the reading log given to each student.   Parents must initial the daily log and have them total the number of minutes...

Arts Gala

May 24, 2015
​ On May 29, put on your best and come to Pense School gym for the 2nd Annual Pense Arts Gala!   Celebrate the artists and performers at our school and support our fundraising goal of building a school in Haiti. Treat yourself to performances by the school bands, choir, cheer and...

Parent/Student Activity Night

January 08, 2015
Parent/student activity night is an opportunity for parents to come with their school aged children and participate in sports with them (and against them).   All students participating must have a parent or older sibling (aged 16 or older) attend with them and ready to compete in the activity.   The next night...

Books Before Bed

January 08, 2015
Join us at Pense School on Tuesday, January 27 from 6:30 – 8:00 for Books Before Bed. Pre-school to Grade 6 can come in their favorite pajamas to listen to stories, have a treat and be entered for draws.  Mark your calendars and look for the note that will be coming...

Magazine Fundraiser

January 08, 2015
Our students will be running their annual magazine subscription campaign again this year and would appreciate your continued support.   You can order online:   ¨          Go to www.qsp.ca and register or click on Just Shopping! Use our NEW Group Online # 3734795 or just Search our School Name, Pense School...

Christmas Concert

December 14, 2014
Santa will be at the school at 1:30 for the school children.  He will be back at 6:15-6:45 for preschool children only. He will be leaving at 6:45 sharp so the concert can start on time.  All school age children will be in their classrooms at this time. The Pense School...

Pense Invitational Volleyball Tournament

October 21, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS! Pense Team was victorious at PIT this year and won 1 st place! Thank you to everyone who helped out in the kitchen, at the canteen and with the games itself.   Thank you to all the teams that participated. It was a very successful PIT!

Book Swap

October 14, 2014
Do you have a book that you aren’t reading anymore?   Would you like to trade it for a different book?   Pense School will be having a Book Swap on October 15.   Bring any books to school that you would like to trade starting on October 6 th .   On Book Swap...

Parent/Student Activity Night

September 22, 2014
​ The second night will be Thursday, October 23 from 6:45-7:30 in the school gym for relay race activities . The school will be hosting parent/student activity nights at the school throughout the year.   This is an opportunity for parents to come with their school aged children and participate in sports...

Toonies for Terry

September 22, 2014
Once again, the students and staff of Pense School will participate in the Terry Fox Run.  Our run will take place on Friday, September 26 following the afternoon recess. Parents and community members are welcome to participate.  Please watch your change for Toonies as we will be collecting these Toonies for...

Summer Vacation is Here

June 27, 2014
​ Have a safe summer holiday.   Classes resume September 2 nd .

K-5 Swimming Dates

May 20, 2014
The Kindergarten to grade 5 classes will be participating in the Life Saving Society Swim for Life swimming lessons at the Kinsmen Sportsplex in Moose Jaw.  The swim dates are May 20, 22,26,28,30 and June 3, 5 & 6. The students will be leaving at about 9:10 a.m. and returning around...

Pense School Arts Gala

May 20, 2014
On May 23, put on your best and come to Pense School gym for the 1st Ever Pense Arts Gala!   Celebrate the artists and performers at our school and support our fundraising goal of building a school in Haiti. Treat yourself to performances by the school bands and choir.  View and...

Moms Pantry Pick up

April 28, 2014
Moms pantry orders will be delivered to the school Thursday April 30.  Please arrange to have your items picked up at 3:30. Thank you for your support!

InTouch

April 11, 2014
​In this new edition we keep you InTouch by exploring how Prairie Valley School Division strives to create positive school environments to support and nurture success for our students.   Help us spread the news by sharing this with SCC members, parents, students, and your community!  

Benefit for Kristina Coard

March 31, 2014
  Benefit for Kristina Coard   As many of you may know, on February 12, 2014, Jason Prokopetz and Kristina Coard responded to a first responder call on the number one highway outside of Pense. As they were assisting EMS with loading the patient into the back of the ambulance, a semi-truck hit...

Magazine Sales

March 31, 2014
​ Our Magazine fundraiser ends Thursday April 10th ! A percentage of the sales stay at our school to benefit our students. The funds are used for special projects and activities, bussing, library books, etc. Thank you for your support of this worthwhile fundraiser.   Logon to www.qsp.ca , click on...

Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

February 28, 2014
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Grade 8 Parent Orientation Meeting

February 12, 2014
​ Grade 8 Parent Orientation Meeting   Tuesday, March 4 th 7PM Lumsden High School

This Weeks Events

January 27, 2014
Monday - No School Tuesday - Cross country practice after school                  - Art Club at noon                  -Flag Football practice after school Thursday - Cross country meet in Balgonie                    -Flag football game in Lumsden                    -Final day for Food Bank donations                

Roll Up the Rim to Read

January 20, 2014
Pense School knows the importance of reading for academic success.   Therefore, the library is organizing a school-wide reading initiative for all students to participate in called “Roll Up the Rim To Read” from November 10 to December 11.     Here is how it works:   Students will read at home and keep track...

Books Before Bed

January 13, 2014
BOOKS BEFORE BED     Family Literacy Day in Canada is January 27th. Therefore, in celebration of this event, the Pense School Library is hosting a Books Before Bed Family Event on Tuesday, January 28th!   The event will go from 6:30-8:00 p.m.   During the evening, there will be several rooms to visit and...

Board of Education December Newsletter

December 10, 2013
​News from the Board of Education.

Grade 1/2 Annual Grandparents Day

December 10, 2013
​ The Grade 1/2 class will be hosting their annual grandparent’s day on Friday December 13 th .

Christmas Break

December 10, 2013
Last day of school is Friday December 20 th . Classes resume Monday January 6 th . Have a safe and happy holiday!  

Upcoming Events: December 16th-20th

December 10, 2013
Candy cane sales this week Christmas concert Tuesday at 7:00pm Red and green day on Wednesday Santa hat day on Thursday Grade 6-8 dance on Thursday evening

The Beauty and the Beast

December 02, 2013
Pense School will be attending a two act production of Beauty and the Beast at Greenall High School in Balgonie on Thursday December 5th. We will be leaving Pense at 11:15 so students will need to bring a bag lunch which they will eat at 10:45. We will be leaving Balgonie...

Family Movie Night - Minions

November 28, 2013
The Telemiracle Crew will be hosting a family movie night this Friday, January 22.  Minions will be showing.   Door open at 6:30 and show starts at 7:00.   Cost is $5/person or $20/family (and includes a drink and popcorn).   Nachos, snacks and drinks will be sold. Students are encouraged to wear yellow...

Muffin Monday

November 28, 2013
Monday January 5t - 1/2 muffin and milk for $1

Picture Day

November 08, 2013
​Pictures will be on Tuesday October 14 in the morning.

Parent Teacher Interviews

November 08, 2013
​Parent Teacher interviews will be held on Tuesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 16.  Interview times will be sent home with report cards. There will be free babysitting service during your interview.

Report Cards

November 08, 2013
Report cards will be handed out on Friday, March 11.

No School

November 08, 2013
There will be no school on Friday, January 29. Have a great long weekend!

Cool Kids Care Presenation

October 15, 2013
​ Pense School will be hosting Illusionist Gred Wood on Friday October 18 th at 12:45.   He will be making a presentation on Anti-bully/Empathy showing students how they can be a HERO and take a stand against bullying.  

FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign

October 15, 2013
​ In recognition of World Food Day on October 16 th , the FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign runs from October 7 th -18 th .   Students are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to school.   The grades are competing to see who can collect the most items (by weight). October 18...

Pancake Breakfast

October 03, 2013
​Join us for pancakes on Wednesday October 23rd 8:15-9:00 a.m.

Family Movie Night

October 03, 2013
​Pense School will be hosting a family movie night on Friday October 25th.  The movie showing will be Despicable Me 2.  

No School

October 03, 2013
​There is no School on Monday October 14th.

Pense School Open House

September 16, 2013
Pense School will be hosting an open house on Wednesday September 30.   Pizza will be served from 6:00 - 6:25, an introduction of staff from 6:25 - 6:35 and then room tours from 6:35-7:00.   See you there!  

Grade 8 Grad Farewell

June 18, 2013
There will be a Grade 8 Farewell ceremony on Thursday June 20 th at 7:00 pm at the school gymnasium.   All community members are welcome to attend.  Congratulations to the Grade 8 Grads  – Dawson, Travis, Andrew, Cameron, Jaden, Sid and Payton.   ​

Pense School Awards Ceremony

June 18, 2013
Pense School Awards Ceremony will be on Wednesday June 26th at 9:30 am.   Everyone is welcome to attend. ​

Swimming for Grades K-5

May 23, 2013
The Kindergarten to grade 5 classes will be participating in the Red Cross Swimming lessons at the Sandra Schmirler Aquatic Centre in Regina.   The swim dates are May 31, June 4, 6, 10, 12, 14, 18 and 20. The students will be leaving at about 9:15 a.m. and returning around 11:45...

Bike Safety Week - Be a Hero, Wear Your Helmet

May 16, 2013
The school has been given vouchers for free bike helmets.   If you are interested in receiving a voucher, please contact the school as soon as possible.   There are a limited number of vouchers so it will be first come, first serve.   You can check out the website at www.saskbikesafety.ca for more...

No School

May 16, 2013
There will be no school on Monday May 20th. ​

Battle of the Books

April 11, 2013
Through a generous donation from EVRAZ, Prairie Valley School Division is excited to be hosting a new literacy initiative this spring, called Battle of the Books.   As part of our Battle of the Books, our school will receive copies of the 16 picture books that will be in the “battle”.  These...

Arthur Slade Author Visit

April 10, 2013
The Grade 5-8 classes will be travelling to Grand Coulee on Thursday, April 18 to take part in a talk by Saskatchewan author, Arthur Slade.  Permission and order forms due Monday, April 15.​

Pink Shirt Day

April 07, 2013
  Red Cross Day of Pink, April 10, 2013 - Wear the Shirt. Be the Difference.   On April 10, 2013, students, staff and community members wear pink shirts in solidarity to show that they are taking a stand against bullying.   Pense School has also purchased stickers that each student and staff will...

Reading Across the Solar System

March 21, 2013
This is the last week to Read Across the Solar System and finish all the planets in your passport.  Please bring completed planets and passports to the office.  So far we have read 348 hours!  Great work!​

Easter Break

March 21, 2013
Reminder that there is no school March 24-April 3. Classes resume Monday, April 4.

Prairie Valley School Division Website

March 21, 2013
Check out the PVSD website for the latest edition of CELEBRATE!, information, news bulletins and events happening in our school district. www.pvsd.ca

Books Before Bed

January 14, 2013
Join us at Pense School on Wednesday, January 23 from 6:30 – 8:00 for Books Before Bed. Pre-school to Grade Six can come in their favorite pajamas to listen to stories, have a treat and be entered for draws.   Mark your calendars and look for the note that will be coming...

Pancake Breakfast

January 14, 2013
On Wednesday October 22 the school will be hosting a free pancake breakfast from 8:15-9:00 am to celebrate Education Week.   Parents are welcome to attend with their children.

Bus Service into Regina Schools

April 21, 2017
Further to an online Leader Post article that was briefly posted on Thursday, April 20 regarding Prairie Valley transportation services into Regina schools, we would like to assure you that bussing will remain in place for students this fall .   The only exception is for students currently attending St. Andrews School, which will...

​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...

Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...

Kindergarten Registration

March 08, 2017
Kindergarten parent information evening will take place on Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00 pm at Pense School.  Parents of children who will be 5 years old by December 31, 2017 are asked to attend. 
This evening is for parents only.
A registration package will be sent to parents ahead of...

French Immersion is Available in Two Schools

February 10, 2017
As a full service school division , Prairie Valley offers French Immersion on the east side of the division at École White City School and on the west side at Lumsden Elementary School. Each year the program expands by one grade level to ensure that students have access to French Immersion so they can continue their education as the...