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Mark Your Calendar!

Thursday, May 26, St. Frances Annual Cree Language Festival 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. St. Frances School front lawn.

Wednesday, June 8, Reconciliation Canada 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. an Evening of Reconciliation: Keynote and Cultural Celebration at Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Friday, June 10, Canadian Cancer Society, Diefenbaker Park, Relay for Life 8:00 a.m. volunteers and vehicles begin setting up.  6:30 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. Saturday, music etc.

Friday, June 17, St. Frances Cree Bilingual School 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. will be hosting Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools’ Annual Powwow in Thornton Park.

Watch this space for details about these and other upcoming events.

Residential Fire Pit Regulations


Due to the unusually dry conditions we are experiencing this year, the Saskatoon Fire Department reminds everyone of the regulations for residential fire pits.

Currently, a fire ban has not issued within city limits.

Protect Our River!


Water from your street drains directly to our river – UNTREATED.

Eight actions you can take to help keep our river clean:
·         Wash your car at a carwash to prevent soap from entering storm drains.
·         Scoop your dog’s poop and put it in the garbage.
·         Take hazardous household chemicals to designated drop-off locations.
·         Fertilize lawns and gardens naturally with compost, grass cuttings and topsoil.
·         Keep insects away with natural predators such as birds (houses), ladybugs (leaf litter), spiders (leave webs) and bats (boxes).
·         Pull weeds by hand or host a weed pulling party.
·         Sweep dirt and sediment onto the lawn not the street.
·         Fix car leaks so fluids don’t get washed down the storm drains.

Yellow Fish RoadTM
Help build awareness by painting storm drains in your neighbourhood with a yellow fish and the words “rainwater only” This helps remind your friends and neighbours that what goes down our storm drains affects our river.  Contact the Girl Guides to borrow a painting kit and get involved.

To Prevent Vehicle Break-in and Theft


"Lock your vehicle!  Don’t leave anything in it!"
Inspector Brian Shalovelo, Officer in Charge, East Division
More Crime-prevention suggestions from the Saskatoon Police Service.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year has begun.  You may register your child for kindergarten in the fall if he/she will be five years old by January 31, 2017.  For more information contact:
the St. Frances School office at 659-7310 or
the Queen Elizabeth School office at 306 683-7420

St. Frances Kindergarten Open House

Families may come by the kindergarten classes, talk to the teachers, see kindergarten in action and see the environment.
Monday, May 3
Wednesday, June 15
Monday, June 20
Wednesday, June 22

Maternelle à temps plein

Les enfants âgés de 5 ans au 31 décembre sont admissibles à la maternelle de l’École canadienne-française.
L’école offre une maternelle à temps plein avec entrée progressive au besoin.  Contactez l’école au 653-8498 pour plus de renseignements.